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Montclair gets revenue increase with new arena contract

The township will get a small increase this year, from 5 to 6 percent, in gross revenue collection from Clary Anderson Arena, in accordance with a contract awarded on Aug. 28.

Lewis Estates mansion fate remains unclear

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news As of this middle of this week the future of the historic Lewis Estates house -- for sale for $10 or less -- remained unknown. A developer set a deadline of this Tuesday,...

Montclair collected $28 million in prepaid 2018 taxes

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news An estimated 2,500 Montclair property owners, some waiting on a line that snaked out into the Township Municipal Complex’s parking lot last Saturday, forked over roughly $28 million during the past week...

Where to keep warm in Montclair during cold snap

Those who need a place to warm up are welcome at the following locations during business hours, according to the township.The Montclair Municipal Building, 205 Claremont Ave., 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.The Montclair Public...

MKA gets parking lot, cafeteria approval

By Tina Pappas for Montclair LocalBackups along Orange Road will be alleviated once a parking lot and driveway are upgraded at Montclair Kimberly Academy’s Brookdale Campus. The Montclair Zoning Board of Adjustment approved the school’s...
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Montclair dog owners want a place to unleash pups

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsCary Chevat told the Township Council that for years he’s been doing something illegal. Chevat and a group of dog owners have been meeting up at Edgemont Memorial Park late at...

Fight continues for 96-year-old’s property subdivision

By Tina Pappasfor Montclair LocalCommunity members appealed to the council to grant a property subdivision on behalf of a well-known senior citizen so that he could afford to stay in Montclair where he raised...

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...
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Town budget could reflect a lower municipal tax bill

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsResidents could see a slight decrease in the municipal portion of their tax bill, according to a preliminary budget presented at the Feb. 19 council meeting.Residents owning the average assessed home...

Tenants fight for rent control after rents climb with new owners

BY JAIMIE JULIA WINTERS winters@montclairlocal.newsYou may have met them marching in the July 4 parade or while they handed out cards to commuters at the train stations. Their message: “We want you to stay.”And last...