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...
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Seymour Street redevelopment plan wins award

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsNew Jersey Planning Officials, an organization of planning and zoning boards, has awarded the township’s Seymour Street Redevelopment Plan the group's Achievements in Planning Award.The award was announced in the association's recent...

Township gives residents until Aug. 25 to pay taxes

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Montclair property owners will have until Aug. 25 to pay their local third-quarter taxes without facing any penalties, almost a month past the normal due date, according to a resolution passed by...

Planning board challenges council over Lackawanna redevelopment

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news The Township Planning Board this week threw down the gauntlet to the local council over Lackawanna Plaza’s redevelopment, making 19 recommendations about the project and asking that the matter be sent back...

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...

Pig & Prince owner offers his history of Lackawanna Plaza

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news The owner of Pig & Prince restaurant, housed in the former waiting room of the Lackawanna Plaza train station, offered an impromptu history of his restoration and preservation of the local landmark...

Schlager to take Montclair deputy mayor post July 1

Second Ward Councilwoman Robin Schlager will assume the position of Township Deputy Mayor effective Saturday, July 1. Schlager will be taking over the post from William Hurlock, the First Ward councilman who has been serving...

Montclair ready to welcome sister city Aquilonia in October

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news The Montclair delegation that went to the township’s sister city, Aquilonia in Italy, said last week said that by all measures the trip was a success. And they are already making plans...

Developer Plofker proposes townhouses on Orange Road

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsAt a Fourth Ward meeting Tuesday night, a developer unveiled his proposal to build seven townhouses on a small parcel on Orange Road, even as residents were expressing their dismay over the...

Planning board gives thumbs-down to Lackawanna plan

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsThe Township Planning Board, lamenting that it was rushed in its study, on Monday night dissected and roundly condemned the proposed redevelopment plan for historic Lackawanna Plaza, saying it doesn’t comply with...