Moving closer to a supermarket in the fourth ward

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsTwo supermarket chains are now interested in opening up in the redeveloped Lackawanna Plaza, according to developer Brian Stolar.Continuing 10 months of testimony, the planning board heard from Stolar Monday night,...

Closing in on a no-demolition law in Montclair

BY JAIMIE JULIA WINTERS winters@montclairlocal.newsWhile the no-demolition moratorium for Montclair homes is set to expire on Monday, April 15, township attorney Ira Karasick has been tasked with drafting a no-knockdown ordinance “with some teeth.”Officials first...

Sculpture removal, tree loss concerns raised with outdoor expansion

Montclair Art Museum officials have plans to upgrade its grounds.

74 units slated for old Hahne’s parking lot

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsA redevelopment plan for a Church Street parking lot, in the works since 2003 and marred by controversy and court battles, is resurfacing.The council is expected to amend the Hahne’s...
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New 46-unit housing project proposed for Orange Road

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsA four-story apartment and retail building is proposed for Orange Road in between the MC Hotel, currently on the rise, and the Orange Road parking garage.The proposal for the 0.644-acre...

Two residences approved for above Domino’s

BY JAIMIE JULIA WINTERS winters@montclairlocal.newsThe planning board has allowed for an expansion to the Domino’s Pizza building, in the Pine Street area, which will include the construction of a storage unit and two second-story apartments. More...
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Lackawanna testimony to continue in to 2019

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsPlanning board members predict testimony on the historic Lackawanna train station redevelopment project would extend into 2019.Plans call for a multi-use development including 154 units of housing, a supermarket, medical center...

Montclair Historic Preservation Commission to have jurisdiction over demo permits

Demolition permit approval will soon be handled by the Historic Preservation Commission, moving it out of the hands of the building department.
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Historians expected to testify tonight on Lackawanna train sheds

A historian attempting to debunk the validity of the historic nature of the Lackawanna train sheds, and two residents with a vision of using the train sheds as a supermarket and dine-in food market are expected to testify at tonight's Lackawanna Redevelopment meeting.

Residents file suit against planning board over Lackawanna redevelopment

BY JAIMIE JULIA WINTERS winters@montclairlocal.newsA group of Montclairites has filed a lawsuit against the Montclair Planning Board and the township over its approval of the Lackawanna Plaza redevelopment.The suit was filed today, Friday, June...