Lewis Estates

Planning board approves Lewis Estates subdivision

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news After months of controversy, the historic Lewis Estates property is destined to be subdivided into a suburban development, with eight new houses replacing the site’s 1906 mansion, which will be razed unless...
smashed

Police investigating smashed windows at Valley Road businesses

Police are investigating after at least two Valley Road businesses found their windows smashed last weekend. According to the Montclair Police Department, the front windows at Ashtanga Yoga and the Sunshine Sam toy store were...

Developer seeks new medical uses for Valley Road building

By LINDA MOSSmoss@montclairlocal.news A developer is seeking zoning approval to convert a medical-office building on Valley Road to use for neurology and orthopedic practices, and to provide roughly half the parking required by township ordinances. The...

Fire breaks out at Montague Place home

No one was injured in an early-morning fire on Montague Place on Thursday. The Montclair Fire Department received a call about the fire at 1:42 a.m., according to a notice released by the department. Units...
convenience

Police investigating robbery at Grove Street convenience store

Police are investigating a robbery that occurred at a Montclair convenience store on Wednesday. According to a statement from the Montclair Police Department, a man entered the Grove Convenience Store, 133 Grove St., just after...
green roof

MKA unveils its new green roof

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair Kimberley Academy had the grand opening of its new green roof just in time for Earth Day. The school held an opening reception on Tuesday for members of the media and the...
homework

MHS students present recommendations on homework

by ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair’s Board of Education took a look at its homework policy during an April 12 meeting that lasted nearly four hours. The homework policy included a presentation by seven students from Montclair High...
house fires

No one injured in Mission Street, Waterbury Road house fires

No one was hurt in either of two house fires that took place in Montclair on Easter Sunday, officials said. The first fire occurred at a two-family home on Mission Street around 9 a.m., according...

Mayor reappoints two school board members

Montclair Mayor Robert Jackson has reappointed Anne Mernin and Jessica DeKoninck to the Township Board of Education.“I believe that their experience and perspectives will be invaluable in the search for the next superintendent,” Jackson said...
Lackawanna

Developer says no deal yet with ShopRite for Lackawanna

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsConstruction of a new supermarket to replace Pathmark at Lackawanna Plaza is likely several years off, with the developers still talking to ShopRite about committing as an anchor tenant, with no deal...