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Planning board gives final OK to Seymour St. redevelopment

Renderings of the redevelopment of Seymour Street that the Township Planning Board was given during hearings on the project. LINDA MOSS/STAFF By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsA project by the Wellmont Theater that's envisioned as a regional arts...

Woman injured when bus brakes suddenly in Montclair

A NJ Transit bus passenger had to be taken to the hospital Monday morning when the bus suddenly braked, causing her to be injured.Police Lt. David O’Dowd said that the passenger, an adult female,...

Montclair spends more than $9K on goose control over four-month period

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsCanada geese are a routine — if not always welcome — sight in some of Montclair’s parks, including along the banks of the pond in Edgemont Park, and the lawn and softball...

Council to discuss lowering Grove Street speed limit to 30 mph

 By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsFollowing a fatal accident on the county road this summer, the Township Council will discuss lowering the speed limit on Grove Street to 30 mph at its first meeting in October. The...

Montclair school district apologizes for busing problems in first week of school

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsA rough start to the school year for Montclair’s bus-riding students prompted the school district to issue an apology to parents for schedule mishaps and missed pick-ups, among other problems.On Thursday, a...

Lackawanna Plaza slated for council agenda next month

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsThis week trash cans were on the Township Council's agenda, next month the controversial proposed Lackawanna Plaza redevelopment plan will be up for discussion, Mayor Robert Jackson said on Tuesday.The redevelopment plan...

SiriusXM’s Obeidallah to conduct Montclair town hall with Murphy

BlueWaveNJ is teaming up with SiriusXM host, and North Jersey native, Dean Obeidallah to hold a town hall meeting in Montclair this Saturday with Democratic gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy, the progressive group said Tuesday."Mr....

Baskerville schedules Sept. 26 Fourth Ward meeting

Fourth Ward Councilwoman Renée Baskerville has scheduled a community meeting for her ward for next Tuesday, Sept. 26.The Fourth Ward meeting will be held at 7 p.m. at the Montclair Fire Department Fire Headquarters,...

Montclair BOE meeting sees concerns about staff morale, food service, locker safety

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMonday night’s board of education meeting showed signs that the 2017-2018 school year was getting off to a bumpy start in some regards.Two staff members reported that staff morale at the schools...

Relief efforts for Harvey, Irma continue in Montclair

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsAcross Montclair this week, donation projects sprang into being as residents asked what they could do to help victims of Harvey — and Irma.From Sept. 11 to 15, several community groups will...