bridge work

Expect delays; bridge work begins today, Oct. 19

Lane reductions will increase traffic on the Bloomfield Avenue bridge when a rehabilitation project begins today, Oct. 19.
water sewer

Sewer rates rise, water fees remain flat

Sewer rates went up by about 16.5 percent this year for the average Montclair household, water rates did not.
cell equipment

Gray Street residents protest small cells on their block

By Kelly Nicholaides for Montclair LocalAs telecommunications companies strive to keep up with bandwidth demands, small cell equipment are popping up on telephone poles where the company is adding fiber optics to improve signals.A...

In brief: Bay Street night, weekend rates drop

The night and weekend hourly parking rate will go from $2 to $1 at the Bay Street parking deck.
spill

Crews contain sewage spill at Bonsal Preserve

 By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsA woman enjoying a nature walk through the Alonzo F. Bonsal Preserve this past Sunday noticed a bad smell and cloudy water in the brook that runs through the property. She...

$100K clock allegedly stolen from Lackawanna Station

The theft of a clock reportedly valued at $100,000 from the former Pig & Prince restaurant located in the historic Lackawanna Plaza is being investigated by police.

Montclair Water Bureau may add surcharge to pay for testing, mapping

By Kelly Nicholaides for Montclair LocalMontclair’s water pipes, some of which are 150 years old, need to be mapped, and valves must be tested. Residents may see a surcharge as a result, town officials confirmed.The...

In brief: PSE&G asking customers to lower power usage

PES&G is asking Montclair customers to reduce power consumption to help avoid power outages in town.
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...

Transit transparency: Monthly reports will tell you how your commute is going

For commuters who depend on NJ Transit to get them in and out of the city every weekday, they will soon know just how bad — or good — their commute actually is.