Sculpture removal, tree loss concerns raised with outdoor expansion

Montclair Art Museum officials have plans to upgrade its grounds.

Church officials, neighbors concerned with Church St. development

BY JAIMIE JULIA WINTERS winters@montclairlocal.newsRev. Scott Sammler-Michael is not necessarily worried so much about the traffic, the parking problems or the density a new 74-housing unit set to break ground soon next to his church...

Subdivision proposed for High Street

BY JAIMIE JULIA WINTERS winters@montclairlocal.newsA developer is seeking a subdivision approval for a 0.72-acre lot at 96 High St. Platinum Interiors LLC has plans to subdivide a contiguous lot between High Street and Nishuane Road into...

Vinyl siding battle: Lawyer questions Historic Preservation Commission’s power

 BY KELLY NICHOLAIDES for Montclair LocalVinyl siding is a deal breaker on homes in “potential” historic Montclair areas, even if the structures may have no historical value, critics of land-use oversight agencies say. The owner of...
Lackawanna

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...

Town ready to approve 74 units for Church Street

BY JAIMIE JULIA WINTERS winters@montclairlocal.newsThe town is close to accepting an agreement to redevelop the former Hahne’s parking lot on Church Street into 74 units of housing and retail space.The mayor and council are expected...

Planning Board: Demo review law too far reaching

Planning board members are concerned that a demolition-review law could go too far in including houses that are not necessarily historic.

Pig & Prince restaurant pulls out of Lackawanna

Pig & Prince restaurant owner and chef Mike Carrino announced he would be closing down the restaurant on Saturday, June 8.

Pine Street gallery owner, neighborhood advocate evicted

By JAIMIE JULIA WINTERS winters@montclairlocal.newsPine Street is known for its stoops. That’s how Mary Z. Scotti, a stoop-sitter herself, knew she would fit right in.“While other parts of Montclair are investing in parklets, we have...

Tree loss slated with Montclair Art Museum outdoor expansion

 By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsThe Montclair Art Museum is seeking variances to upgrade its grounds with a new outdoor plaza and water wall, a reflecting pond in the circle drive, and pathways throughout the property.Twenty-two...