Lloyd Estate

Details emerge on Lloyd Estate

More details on the plans for Lloyd Estate, a 60,000-square-foot mansion proposed along Eagle Rock Reservation, have been revealed. 

Montclair hopes for more one-to-one laptop use in schools

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair hopes to one day outfit every student in the district with a school-issued laptop for classroom work and homework, starting in fifth grade.That was one of the ongoing projects discussed during...

Plans scaled back for Walnut Street auto detailing business

By Kelly Nicholaides for Montclair LocalPlans to demolish an automobile detailing shop at 137 Walnut St. and replace it with one multifamily building of six two-bedroom housing units have been scaled back to four units...
boil water

In brief: Residents asked to limit water use during repair work

The North Jersey District Water Supply Commission (NJDWSC) will be performing maintenance and repair work beginning Saturday evening, March 2,  through the morning of Sunday, March 3.Beginning Friday, March 1, customers may notice a...
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...
pedestrian safety

Pedestrian-motor vehicle crashes remain at around 40

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsThe number of pedestrians struck by vehicles on the streets of Montclair is not on the decline, according to a report issued by the town’s Pedestrian Safety Committee.In 2018, 41 pedestrians...
left hand turn

Council to fight Lackawanna developers’ left-turn plan

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsMontclair town officials will be introducing an ordinance they hope will create safer streets after the Lackawanna supermarket is built.Concerned that developers Pinnacle and Hampshire Cos., which just received planning...

Montclair Police Blotter, Feb. 28

BURGLARY/THEFT Tuesday, Feb. 19—Attempted theft of a delivered package on Grove Street. When confronted by the homeowner, the suspect dropped the package and left the area on a bicycle.  He is described as an African...
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...

Push for more affordable housing, green space with Hahne’s development

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsThe former Hahne’s parking lot redevelopment was sent back to the planning board for review, with board members continuing their commitment that 20 percent of the units be set aside as...