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Council eyes changes to Lackawanna Plaza redevelopment plan

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsMembers of the Township Council tasked with studying a redevelopment plan for Lackawanna Plaza are looking to amend it, based in part on recommendations from local planning officials and historic preservationists.At Tuesday...

Planning board OKs revised expansion of ex-Warner building

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsDespite protests from residents and members of the Montclair Historic Preservation Commission during a combative four-hour meeting, the Township Planning Board on Monday night approved a revised plan for the expansion of...

Real estate firm wants first-floor space on Lorraine Ave.

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news A Montclair real estate broker is seeking a variance to rent not only second, but also first floor, space at the renovated former Warner Communications building for her business. The Township Zoning Board...

Residents unhappy with revised Lorraine Ave. plan

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news To avoid litigation, a developer has amended his plan for the former Warner Communications facility on Lorraine Avenue, and is now looking to create an addition that will make the property look...

Planning board blasts Seymour Street proposals

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news A loading zone on Church Street, by outdoor cafes and shops? A 4-foot-wide sidewalk in front of a six-story building on South Willow Street? Parking spaces eliminated during construction of a major...

Township looking to file charges in dog road-rage incident

By LINDA MOSS and ERIN ROLL moss@montclairlocal.news roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair authorities are planning to bring animal-cruelty charges against a man who pulled a small dog out of a vehicle and hurled it into traffic in a road-road incident...

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...