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Montclair launches new town website, alert system

Montclair Township launched its newly-redesigned website today with a new, more modern look and feel; a user-friendly platform for residents, businesses and visitors and a responsive design which allows users to engage with the...

Bigbelly trash cans expand into all Montclair business districts

As promised, the township has installed 30 more Bigbelly garbage receptacles, with them now located in all of Montclair's business districts. The municipality opted to purchase the latest batch of 150-gallon solar-powered trash compactors following...
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New laws will continue to grow Montclair’s affordable housing stock

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsThe Township Council last week introduced amendments to Montclair’s zoning and land-use law with an emphasis on creating affordable housing within any major development. The amendments take out much of the...
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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...

Montclair deals with fake parking permits, valet regulating

Parking permits are at such a premium in Montclair that people are forging them, according to township officials.

Montclair gets a buyer for new liquor license

By KELLY NICHOLAIDES For Montclair LocalOn its second attempt to sell its new liquor license, Montclair approved a $1.051 million transfer to real estate investor and Montclair restaurateur David Placek of Placek Enterprises, LLC.Placek, former...

Third-quarter tax payments now due by Sept. 5

The township has given property owners another reprieve on paying their third-quarter tax bills, extending the grace period to Sept. 5 from Aug. 25."The grace period was extended because of a delay in Essex...

Council sends Lackawanna redevelopment back to planning board

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsThe Township Council on Tuesday night sent a proposed redevelopment plan for Lackawanna Plaza back to the Planning Board.At a packed conference meeting, Mayor Robert Jackson suggested that the board be given...

Montclair extends leaf-blower use until Dec. 30

The township has extended the use of leaf blowers until Dec. 30, officials said Tuesday."Due to the mild fall weather and given that many trees in the township still have leaves on them resulting...
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Zoning Board agrees to convert Plymouth Street building to two-family home

By TINA PAPPAS for Montclair LocalThe township Zoning Board of Adjustment approved a use variance Wednesday night to convert a mixed-use residential building and medical office on Plymouth Street into a two-family dwelling.The application was...