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...

Here’s what a no-demo law looks like in Montclair

The first step in moving the approval of demolition permits on historic structures from the building department to the Historic Preservation Commission was approved by the council last Tuesday.

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...

Historic Commission seeks more input in planning board approvals

BY JAIMIE JULIA WINTERS winters@montclairlocal.newsAt the most recent Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) meeting on March 28, member Caroline Kane Levy referred to a Lackawanna suit, asking if the HPC could join it.The attorney never answered....
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Neighbors protest 11-apartment Park Street proposal

Park Street neighbors have started a petition demanding the town not give its approval of a proposed 11-unit apartment building.
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More parking options offered for Seymour Street area

More parking options may be offered to relieve parking woes in the Third Ward being caused by the Seymour Street Redevelopment Project.

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...

Neighbors say Mountainside Hospital construction went till midnight

For two years, Mountainside Hospital neighbors say they have dealt construction they claim goes on past the allowed hours of 6 p.m.
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Washington Street subdivision gets approval on second try

The planning board approved a subdivision to a single-family lot on Washington Avenue Monday night, contending it would be keeping with the “rhythm” of the neighborhood, which is filled with similar-sized lots.