Two lots to be closed near Wellmont Theater

Two municipal lots will close during construction in the area of the Wellmont Theater for the Seymour Street redevelopment project. South Willow Street Lot was closed last week and South Fullerton East Lot will...

Two homes razed to make way for grand estate

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsTwo homes on Lloyd and Undercliff roads slated for “Lloyd Estate,” a massive compound proposed for the properties, have been razed.The home at 14 Undercliff Road was razed on Friday, Feb....
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Does color matter? Montclair Historic Preservation Commission, developer battle over black and white

By Kelly Nicholaides for Montclair LocalFor prominent Montclair developer Steven Plofker, window frame paint color at the Carriage House located on the property shared by The George dominated his points of disagreement with the Montclair...

Wildwood residents lament loss of small forest to home

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsWildwood Avenue resident Roger Paradiso woke up Monday morning, Aug. 20, to the sound of chainsaws and falling tree limbs at a neighboring property that has been vacant and heavily forested...

Ten developments, 20 years: report looks at what worked, what hasn’t

A report commissioned by the Historic Preservation Commission gives a history of Montclair’s redevelopment — the good and the bad — over the last 20 years.
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Will a smaller supermarket move Lackawanna along?

Supermarket consultant calls for smaller supermarket at Lackawanna.

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,...

House razed last week was never issued demo permit

BY JAIMIE JULIA WINTERS winters@montclairlocal.newsContractors who began razing a Central Avenue home last week without a permit have been issued a stop work order, violations and fines, according to township officials.No demolition permit was issued...

Will development put a burden on our schools?

Is the development boom in Montclair going to bring a sizable number of new students into the district, which, in turn, could create a need for more facilities?

Plans scaled back for Walnut Street auto detailing business

By Kelly Nicholaides for Montclair LocalPlans to demolish an automobile detailing shop at 137 Walnut St. and replace it with one multifamily building of six two-bedroom housing units have been scaled back to four units...