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Mayor wants Lackawanna developers at May 23 council meeting

By LINDA MOSSmoss@montclairlocal.news Saying he wants “to keep their feet to the fire,” Mayor Robert Jackson is inviting the developers of the controversial Lackawanna Plaza redevelopment project to the May 23 Township Council meeting for...
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New Montclair Social Club gets new signage approved

by TINA PAPPAS for Montclair LocalSome eye-catching signage for a new restaurant with a more modern feel is on the way for the Montclair Social Club, slated to open in the spring. At the Feb....

Developers downsize controversial Lackawanna Plaza project

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsFollowing fierce opposition from residents and historic preservationists, developers have dramatically downsized their plans for Lackawanna Plaza, in terms of mass, density and residential units.The site plan submitted last Friday, Dec. 1,...

Montclair granted $142,500 from state for microgrid study

Montclair will be receiving $142,500 from the state to do a microgrid feasibility study, part of a total of $2.1 million that will be handed out to 13 town centers.The N.J. Board of Public...

First Ward residents sound off on development, township planners

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsFirst Ward residents voiced their concerns on a variety of topics -- including development at the former Warner Communications building, the redevelopment of Lackawanna Plaza and pedestrian safety by the Starbucks on...
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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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Township digs out from storm

By ERIN ROLL and LINDA MOSS roll@montclairlocal.news moss@montclairlocal.newsMontclair spent Wednesday continuing to dig out of a late winter nor’easter that dropped at least half a foot of snow and sleet on Montclair and the surrounding area...

Council to consider police, public works salary ordinances

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news The Township Council is scheduled to vote on salary ordinances for new contracts with the Montclair Police Department and municipal public-works employees in deals that generally give the workers roughly 2 percent...

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...

Township spares South Fullerton maple tree

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsIt looks like residents have won their battle to save an old maple tree, which has been on South Fullerton Avenue for roughly 40 years, from being cut down by the township.Township...