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Protesters march to protest delay in Lackawanna grocery

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsRoughly two dozen demonstrators, many chanting and carrying placards, on Sunday afternoon marched down Bloomfield Avenue and through Montclair's center business district to protest the delay in getting a supermarket to replace...

Montclair schools, township hold panel talk on education budget process

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe Montclair Board of Education, in partnership with state and township elected officials, conducted a panel talk on the school budget process at Trinity Presbyterian Church Monday night.The panelists included State Sen....

Board approves Willow St. building conversion to retail, two apartments

BY LINDA MOSS  moss@montclairlocal.newsThe Township Planning Board on Monday night approved the conversion and expansion of a two-story building on North Willow Street to permit retail space on the first floor and two two-bedroom apartments...

Montclair NAACP seeks input on rent control

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsThe Montclair branch of the NAACP is looking for community feedback on the issue of rent stabilization, soliciting comments on the civic-engagement platform PlanetCivic.William Scott, chairman of the local NAACP’s Housing Committee,...
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Homeless numbers on the rise; need could be greater this winter

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsAs social workers and volunteers who work with the area’s homeless population prepare for the winter season, they are anticipating a greater need based on numbers just released by #NJCounts.On a...
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Tax appeal deadline is April 1; we tell you how to file

The April 1 deadline to file a tax appeal on the value of your home and property is approaching. 

In brief: Second offense leads to double the parking fine

Overnight parking offenders that rack up two tickets in a year will soon get double the fine on the second offense. 

Montclair BID chief grilled by council on farmers’ market plan

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news A farmers’ market is coming to Crane Park, and a community garden is also in the works for the plot of land, although the initiator of those two projects apologized to the...

Spiller announces Montclair council slate

BY JAIMIE JULIA WINTERS winters@montclairlocal.newsCouncilman Sean M. Spiller, who is running for mayor in the May municipal elections, has announced his slate.Current council member Bill Hurlock (First Ward), Councilman-at-large Bob Russo and Councilwoman Robin Schlager...
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Former Rascals set to turn into Montclair Social Club supper club

By LINDA MOSS moss@montlcairlocal.news The new tenant at the former Rascals Comedy Club space has outlined plans to transform the venue, vacant for a decade, into a bar-restaurant with live entertainment called the Montclair Social Club. The...