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Montclair Zoning Board Approves Forest Street Property Expansion For HSN Jewelry Vendor

The Montclair Board of Adjustment approved a minor expansion Wednesday night of a building located at 68 Forest Street for the past 11 years, which houses a business, a leading jewelry vendor on Home...

Will Montclair Bring Back Ordinance To Protect Against Older Homes Being Demolished?

Montclair Planning Board members are exploring the possibility of bringing back a now defunct ordinance that sought to protect older homes from demolition in the Township. An ad hoc subcommittee was created consisting of several...

Montclair Planning Board Considers Changes To Domino’s Pizza

The Planning Board gave some recommendations to an applicant to revise a number of items on a minor site plan centering on the facade of the proposed addition of a second story to a...

Is Woodwork and Wood Trim Disappearing In Montclair?

It almost seems like a crime. Original wood trim and stained woodwork -- those once coveted, sought after details in Craftsman and other historic homes -- getting painted white or other light colors to...

Montclair Historic Preservation Commission Recommends Former Social Club As Restaurant/Retail Space

The Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) gave recommendations Thursday night for an application on a use variance to convert a previous social club to a restaurant, which is slated to go before the next Zoning...

HPC Offers Alternative Plan To Lackawanna Plaza Developer During Special Meeting

Putting a stop on a proposed plan to demolish historic train sheds was at the center of the Montclair Historic Preservation Commission's (HPC) special meeting held on Sept. 17. Members debated the current...

Montclair Running Club Gets A Sweet Clubhouse Fueled by Doughnuts

Giving back to those with a passion for running is what one particular bread company set out to do. In 2012, the Montclair Bread Company opened. Currently located at 16 Label Street, owner Rachel Wyman...

What Will New Montclair Liquor License Fetch Now That Another License Changes Hands, Selling...

A Montclair liquor license, which recently changed hands, is now considered the highest transaction amount in the history of the township by local officials. According to Juliet Lee, deputy municipal clerk, the state of...
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Road Rage: Be Safe Locally – And On Your Road Trip

Road rage incidents are all too common and summer's hot, humid weather doesn't help. Summer causes road rage incidents to increase. Unlike winter, when there are hazardous road conditions due to snow or ice, summer...

You Gotta Have Park: Joseph DiVincenzo And The Greening Of Essex County

Drive around Essex County and sooner, rather than later, you'll end up at a park. But those parks you see today are a lot different than they used to be. "Our parks were totally neglected...