Township spares South Fullerton maple tree

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsIt looks like residents have won their battle to save an old maple tree, which has been on South Fullerton Avenue for roughly 40 years, from being cut down by the township.Township...

Montclair zoning board, Plofker tangle on Grove, Walnut application

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsDeveloper Steven Plofker's plan to build a new two-story office building at the corner of Grove Street and Walnut Street took a few more steps forward Wednesday night.Montclair's Zoning Board of Adjustment...

Montclair schools start reviewing $20 million list of capital projects

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair is facing the prospect of $65 million in capital repairs over the next several years, at the suggestion of the school district’s architects of record. That includes $20 million in repairs...

Council postpones action on community gardens again

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsWith some members arguing that the guidelines need more work, the Township Council for a second time pulled a resolution to adopt rules to regulate community gardens off its agenda, pushing the...

Montclair tattoo parlor opposes town permitting more

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsThe owners of one of Montclair’s two tattoo parlors, saying that they “love our craft” and are afraid newcomers will cause problems, on Monday night asked local officials not to permit additional...

Montclair BOE gives go-ahead to special education assessment

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe Montclair school district will be going ahead with an assessment of its special education program.At its Monday, Dec. 18 meeting, the board approved a resolution that lays out the guidelines for...

Police search for possible armed suspect in Montclair’s South End

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair and West Orange police are searching for at least one suspect who may be armed following a vehicle pursuit that ended in Montclair’s South End on Monday, with officers responding with...

Residents petition to save South Fullerton maple tree

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Roughly 40 years ago Zorina Weber watched as a now-majestic maple tree was planted across the street from her house on South Fullerton Avenue. Today she and her neighbors are fighting to...

PSE&G sets tree trims, pole replacement in Montclair

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news PSE&G has started doing a number of upgrades near Yantacaw Brook Park, work that includes replacing 16 utility poles and installing 11,000 feet of new wiring, according to the Newark-based company. The electric-system...

Fund balance sheet sheds light on Montclair schools’ finances

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsBudget planning season is under way in Montclair’s schools.At the Board of School Estimate meeting on Nov. 29, the board presented the fund balance sheet, which included numbers on revenues and expenses...