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...

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...
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...
utility

Power lines vs. tree canopy: Law would give utilities free rein on tree management

With more towns now treating their tree canopies as assets to be properly maintained, downed trees could become a main threat to power lines.

Deal to supply Glen Ridge development with water tabled

The 110-unit housing complex at 277 Baldwin Ave. in Glen Ridge cannot connect new water lines since the town is at “insufficient capacity” and is asking Montclair to supply its water.

Montclair tops 25 towns in downtown trash efficiency

There are now 70 Bigbelly bins in Montclair at a yearly cost of $121,106.