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Seymour Street development set to open this winter

The Seymour Street project next to the Wellmont Theater, with its promise to make Montclair an even bigger cultural destination than it already is, is set to open in early winter after two years of construction. 

Lawyer to judge: Send Lackawanna plan back to board

Attorneys battling over the development of Lackawanna Plaza were back in court last week.

Seniors, planner team to study tiny house, accessory dwelling possibilities

The tiny house movement could be coming to Montclair, and seniors are hoping it would help them age in place. 
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United Way transfers ownership to NJCC

The United Way has transferred ownership of the Mills Building on South Fullerton Avenue to New Jersey Community Capital (NJCC).

Hahne’s plans detailed for 74 apartments on Church Street

Plans for a five-story, 74-unit apartment building on the former Hahnes parking lot moved forward last week as architect Bruce Stieve went over the design with the Planning Board.

Forty units approved for Orange Road

After a year of testimony over density, parking and affordable housing, the Planning Board has approved a 40-unit residential and retail development on Orange Road at the former Ferrara’s Auto Body property. 

Historic preservation denies home razing application

The couple seeking to demolish their home at 109 Union St. claimed they have the go-ahead to raze it even without the Historic Preservation Commission’s blessing, because a time limit set by law had expired. 

Family seeks to raze 1905 house; HPC reviewing site of asbestos contamination

The Historic Preservation Commission has received its first request for demolition of a home since the new “knockdown” law was enacted last year.

Planning board members say developer is scrimping on affordable units

Planning board members voiced concerns over the four affordable housing units in the project, which they said are not “comparable” in size to the market rate units as required by code.

Siena gets long-awaited fixes after suit settlement

Siena residents will begin to get some relief, as a settlement reached in October 2019 will allow new roof work to begin on the building’s three roofs this week.