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Council to fight Lackawanna developers’ left-turn plan

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsMontclair town officials will be introducing an ordinance they hope will create safer streets after the Lackawanna supermarket is built.Concerned that developers Pinnacle and Hampshire Cos., which just received planning...

Push for more affordable housing, green space with Hahne’s development

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsThe former Hahne’s parking lot redevelopment was sent back to the planning board for review, with board members continuing their commitment that 20 percent of the units be set aside as...

Brief: Contested development on the rise in Watchung Plaza area

A Park Street commercial building that housed financial and flooring companies was demolished this week to make way for a retail and housing development.The application for the three-story, 11 unit housing and retail...

What’s in store at Lidl? Going inside ahead of Lackawanna move

 By Jaimie Julia Winters and Adam Anik winters@montclairlocal.newsWhen Lackawanna developer Robert Schmitt of Hampshire Cos. announced the potential new supermarket tenant for the fourth ward last week, some were skeptical, if not confused.Comments from...

Town issues 30-day stop on home demolitions

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsMontclair has put a 30-day moratorium on the issuance of demolition permits on homes effective immediately, township manager Timothy Stafford announced today, Feb. 15.The razing of two older homes this...

Lackawanna development approved, Lidl supermarket named as tenant

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsThe Lackawanna Plaza developers got their development and the Fourth Ward will get its supermarket, but it will come at the cost of the train platforms at the historical 1913 Lackawanna...

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....

Apartments proposed for auto detailing shop

A property owner wants to replace an automobile detailing business with a multifamily building containing six, two-bedroom units at 137 Walnut St.
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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.

Packed crowd voices concerns with Lackawanna redevelopment plans

By Jaimie Julia Winters  winters@montclairlocal.newsAfter 13 months of back-and-forth testimony on the Lackawanna Plaza redevelopment plan, residents had their say in front of the planning board Monday night, with some raising trust issues with the...