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Council shoots down request to close Montclair Ave. on Halloween

By ERIN ROLL and LINDA MOSSroll@montclairlocal.news moss@montclairlocal.newsPleading that their street attracts more than 3,000 trick-or-treaters each year, a group of Montclair Avenue residents went to the Township Council Tuesday night to ask that their street...

Plastic bags could be banned in Montclair supermarkets in December

If a plastic bag ban is approved by the council on Nov. 18, it could take effect on Dec. 8.
Seymour Street

Plans for Seymour Street plaza fuel combative meeting

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news At a contentious meeting, corporate redevelopment officials Monday defended their ability to bring quality arts and entertainment events to a planned plaza near the Wellmont Theater, saying their efforts aren’t “half-assed” and that...
Complete Streets

Complete Streets: suburban feel, safety paramount for Planning Board

by TINA PAPPAS for Montclair LocalAn emphasis on maintaining a suburban feel to curb appeal and safety measures is what Township Planning Board members want prioritized in the Complete Streets Implementation Plan, which was presented...

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,...

Township gives residents until Aug. 25 to pay taxes

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Montclair property owners will have until Aug. 25 to pay their local third-quarter taxes without facing any penalties, almost a month past the normal due date, according to a resolution passed by...

Mayor wants Lackawanna developers at May 23 council meeting

By LINDA MOSSmoss@montclairlocal.news Saying he wants “to keep their feet to the fire,” Mayor Robert Jackson is inviting the developers of the controversial Lackawanna Plaza redevelopment project to the May 23 Township Council meeting for...

Protesters march to protest delay in Lackawanna grocery

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsRoughly two dozen demonstrators, many chanting and carrying placards, on Sunday afternoon marched down Bloomfield Avenue and through Montclair's center business district to protest the delay in getting a supermarket to replace...
Montclair

Municipal tax bill to rise $81 for average homeowner

By Tina Pappas for Montclair LocalMontclair homeowners could see an 1.68 percent increase on their municipal tax bill for 2018. The council introduced the budget at the Feb. 20 council meeting. The budget is preliminary and...

Montclair-area greenway gets support from Essex County

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe owner of the abandoned Boonton train line, where advocates hope to create a biking and walking trail, told Montclair Local they would be willing to consider a fair-market offer for the...