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.

New liquor license fails to sell, again

BY JAIMIE JULIA WINTERS winters@montclairlocal.newsWhat was supposed to be a financial boon for Montclair resulted in no takers in Montclair’s second round of bidding for its new $1 million liquor license.The application process began...

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...

Montclair council passes greenway, energy aggregation resolutions

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsIt was a packed house at the Feb. 6 council meeting, as members of the community turned out in support of two environmental-related projects.The council voted yes, unanimously, on a resolution that...

Architect reveals $16M library upgrade

By JAIMIE JULIA WINTERS winters@montclairlocal.newsNew York-based architect Andrew Berman unveiled the $16 million plan to renovate the Montclair Public Library and the Bellevue Avenue Branch Library that would bring the community centers into the 21st...

Former chief still on the payroll

Former Montclair Police deputy chief Tracy Frazzano has collected $87,560 since leaving the township.

Moving forward on SAFE Streets in Montclair

Montclair’s SAFE Complete Streets Implementation Plan is closer to becoming part of the master plan after Planning Board members voted on Monday, Sept. 21, to incorporate it, but only after a preamble is written up.
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Serving Montclair residents for 30 years

By Mark Porter for Montclair LocalOn Montclair Township’s website is the declaration that the Municipal Clerk’s Office is “your doorway to local government.”For the past 30 years, Linda S. Wanat has been its doorkeeper.As of...

Downsized Lackawanna Plaza loses ShopRite as tenant

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsThe developers of Lackawanna Plaza are still looking for a grocery store to anchor their project, with ShopRite backing out after the size of the proposed supermarket at the site was dramatically...

Election results final with Spiller winning mayoral seat

The certified vote tally for Montclair’s 2020 municipal election shows Sean Spiller with a 195-vote win over Renee Baskerville in the race for mayor, according to the Essex County clerk’s office.