edgemont

Town vows to fix Edgemont’s boggy mess

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsWith only two weeks until baseball season begins and the rainy months ahead, Edgemont Memorial Park users are wondering what town officials are doing to correct water drainage problems that have...
ambulance

Montclair bond ordinance includes street paving, ambulance rebuild

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair wants to re-pave and re-curb several of its streets, buy new segways for the Montclair Police Department, rebuild an ambulance and some snow plows, and buy new trucks for the Department...
Budget

Municipal budget reflects no municipal tax increase

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsResidents will not see a tax increase in their municipal tax bill for 2019.The introduced $91,112,587 municipal budget carries the same tax rate as last year at $0.783 per $100...

Montclair applies for Green Acres funds for repairs to Essex, Nishuane, Mountainside parks

Montclair is applying for Green Acres funds for improvements to Nishuane Park, Essex Park and Mountainside Park.
Montclair

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...
Canada geese

Montclair to use strobe lights to deter Canada geese from nesting at Edgemont Park

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair wants to tell the Canada geese to “light out” of the park this spring.The township has invested in a set of amber lights, as part of a pilot project to deter...

Montclair do-gooders receive over $500K to continue nonprofit work

By Kelly Nicholaides for Montclair LocalMontclair and a host of its social services groups received a combined $503,218 in Community Development Block Grant and Emergency Solutions Grant funding for roadway improvements and programs to aid...

Brief: Marijuana legalization forum to be held Feb. 26

Fourth Ward Councilwoman Renée Baskerville will host a town hall meeting to discuss the pros and cons of legalizing recreational marijuana use and sales in the township and the state on Tuesday, Feb. 26,...

Fullerton parking rates drop pending review, Bay Street increase put on hold

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsResidents not happy with a rise in parking fees at the Fullerton Parking Deck could see some relief. At least temporarily.Beginning this Thursday, Feb. 7, the rates return to 75 cents...

Montclair Public Library asks for $400,000 increase in funding

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe Montclair Public Library is hoping to add several new staff positions, give its existing staff raises, keep the Bellevue Avenue branch open for more hours, and buy a new sorting machine...