Theater district development breaks ground, to be completed in 2020

 By Jaimie Julia Winterswinters@montclairlocal.newsThe promise is that the new mixed-use development next to the Wellmont Theater will help make Montclair an even bigger cultural destination than it already is and also create much-needed parking...

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 his church will...
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Business owners, residents ponder new growth in Fourth Ward

On the busy intersection of Grove and Walnut streets in Montclair’s Fourth Ward, the area is dotted with F. Paul Kaveny Field, mom-and-pop eateries, a small insurance company, podiatrist office, dry cleaner and homes.

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...
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Town looks to limit building heights

A proposed change to limit building heights in the area of Bloomfield Avenue and Church Street from six to four stories for prospective developments has the mayor concerned it could open the town to lawsuits.

Lackawanna shared-parking plan calls for 360 spots less than required

Lackawanna Plaza developers presented a parking plan to the planning board Monday night proposing a total of 457 spots for the retail and housing development, rather than the 817 spots required, relying on the closeness of mass transit and a shared-parking strategy plan.

Park Street dentist wants to expand offices, residence

A Montclair dentist wants zoning board approval to expand his dental practice and residence.

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...

Citing ‘recent issues’ Lackawanna developer postpones hearing

By Jaimie Julia Winters About 20 residents and historians attended the planning board hearing Monday night, June 18, with plans of presenting opposition to Lackawanna redevelopers’ proposal to raze the historic train sheds, only to...
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Seymour Street residents: We’re stuck in arts-area parking quagmire

Seymour Street apartment complex residents are lamenting the loss of their neighborhood parking lot since it closed last week due to the construction of the development project near the Wellmont Theater.