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Montclair council puts off renewing Grabowsky’s ‘pocket’ liquor licenses

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Liquor licenses are a valuable commodity in Montclair, where there are only a dozen of them, and several Township Council members are concerned that two have been inactive, not in use at...

Council hears more on town traffic issues

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsIn the wake of an accident that killed a woman taking an evening walk, residents voiced their concerns about local road safety, particularly on Grove Street, as well as other traffic problems...

Montclair Council casts wary eye on drone use

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsMontclair is considering adding a new device to its toolbox: drones. But not all the Township Council is on board yet.Several council members reacted with skepticism and questions on Tuesday night when...

Montclair’s PlanetCivic goes statewide

Just in time for the November election, the Montclair-based group PlanetCivic on Friday expanded beyond taking on just local issues to statewide ones. The group, founded by township resident Javier Guardo, has set up...

Planning board sounds off on council, rejects Seymour traffic study

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsThe Montclair Planning Board on Monday night sounded off over the Township Council taking control of one major redevelopment project in town, and sent a traffic-impact study on a second project slated...

Montclair delegation to visit sister city in Italy

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlcoal.news A handful of Montclair officials next week will head to the township’s sister city in Italy, visiting the small town where a number of local residents trace their roots.he delegation traveling to...

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...

Township gets Lackawanna redevelopment plan, with 350 dwelling units

By LINDA MOSSmoss@montclairlocal.newsThe first draft of a redevelopment plan, a 92-page document, for Lackawanna Plaza has been submitted to township officials, and it would permit 350 apartment units to be built on the site.The...

PlanetCivic starts project to find, fix broken streetlights around Montclair

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThere’s a problem in Montclair that the group PlanetCivic wants to shed a light on — literally.The civic-issues website launched a mapping project this year to locate all the burnt-out or broken...

Council prohibits parking at dead-end of Mount Vernon Road

By LINDA MOSS moss@montlcairlocal.news The Township Council last week introduced an ordinance that bans parking at the dead-end of Mount Vernon Road, a measure taken after residents complained that dog-walkers were illegally parking on their street...