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Superintendent search takes center stage at BOE meeting

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe search for a permanent superintendent continues, but two of the positions that had long been open have been filled.The Board of Education discussed both the superintendent search and the new hires...

How are Montclair commuters faring during Penn Station repairs?

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsSummer of hell?Or just summer of a cooler circle of purgatory?Monday marked the first official day of Amtrak’s summerlong repair work at Penn Station. In anticipation, commuters were told to brace themselves...

Police urge residents to lock cars after series of thefts

The Montclair Police Department has issued a warning to residents urging them to lock their cars and not keep valuables in them, following a recent series of burglaries in the town's northern end."Montclair Police Department...

Downtown Montclair art project launched with tulip mural

by Antoinette Martinfor Montclair Local Attention, artists. This could be your big — as in, really, really big — chance. Downtown Montclair got a new mural on the side of a Bloomfield Avenue paint store this...

With stern warning, council renews South End store’s liquor license

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsWarning the establishment to keep its sidewalk clean and to stop loiterers, the Township Council on Tuesday night renewed the liquor license of South End Liquors, and gave its approval to three...

Township gives residents until Aug. 25 to pay taxes

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Montclair property owners will have until Aug. 25 to pay their local third-quarter taxes without facing any penalties, almost a month past the normal due date, according to a resolution passed by...

Police: Montclair woman in stable condition after stabbing

A Montclair woman is in stable condition after being stabbed in what police describe as a domestic violence incident.Police Lt. David O’Dowd said that police responded to a residence at 11 a.m. on Monday...

Planning board challenges council over Lackawanna redevelopment

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news The Township Planning Board this week threw down the gauntlet to the local council over Lackawanna Plaza’s redevelopment, making 19 recommendations about the project and asking that the matter be sent back...

Montclair granted $142,500 from state for microgrid study

Montclair will be receiving $142,500 from the state to do a microgrid feasibility study, part of a total of $2.1 million that will be handed out to 13 town centers.The N.J. Board of Public...

Pig & Prince owner offers his history of Lackawanna Plaza

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news The owner of Pig & Prince restaurant, housed in the former waiting room of the Lackawanna Plaza train station, offered an impromptu history of his restoration and preservation of the local landmark...