Mayor: Even in a year of COVID, Montclair’s spirit unbroken

Montclair Mayor Sean Spiller delivered his State of the Township address Tuesday night at that evening's township council meeting.

Celebrating rent control win on Church Street (Photos, Video)

Rent control proponents celebrated on Church Street on Saturday, Jan. 16.

Montclair has rent control after judge’s ruling

Rent control can go into effect in Montclair without first going to voters, an Essex County judge decided Friday, Jan. 15.

Olympian Alexis Sablone is leaving a mark on Montclair’s skate park

Sablone, who visited this week, will be designing skateable sculptures for Rand Park, and whatever home Montclair skaters find next.

No relief from leaf blowers just yet

Residents looking to see leaf bowers intrude less often on their daily lives will have to wait a bit longer — as officials say they haven’t yet agreed on how to curb their use. 

Spiller appoints his designee to BoSE

Mayor Sean Spiller — also the No. 2 leader of the state’s largest teachers union — won’t be serving on the body that reviews and approves Montclair’s public schools budget every year. 

Midtown parking lot to stay open for now

Businesses dependent on parking at Montclair’s Midtown lot got a small reprieve before the lot’s impending closure for a yeast of reconstruction, officials said Monday, Jan. 4. 

Clerk rejects second rent control petition – Referendum off the table for now

The amended referendum petition filed by opponents of Montclair’s rent-control ordinance has been rejected by the township clerk once again.
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Updated petition filed, but landlords seek amendments over referendum

Opponents of Montclair’s rent-control ordinance have filed an amended referendum petition with the township after their first petition was rejected by the township clerk in October.

Montclair council approves spending up to $1.35M to expand parking, facilities

The town plans to purchase the former PNC Bank building and parking lot at 57 Park St., spending as much as $1.35 million.