Triggered by taxes: I’ll vote for that (gulp!) $870 increase in Montclair (On the Other Hand)
But, Richie Chevat says, property taxes are inherently unfair in the first place.
Rent control and a tale of two Montclairs (On the Other Hand)
Richie Chevat says it's a lot easier to get behind a cause when it doesn't cost you anything.
Out of Control: Montclair’s fight with the Very Rich Landlords Who Oppose Rent Control Association (On the Other Hand)
Richie Chevat says the Montclair Property Owners Association seems to be pushing against rent control just because it can.
‘Board’ already? Having an elected Montclair BOE may be harder than it looks (On the Other Hand)
Montclair will soon have its first school board election since doing away with mayoral appointment to the BOE. Are you paying attention?
How is all this development good for Montclair? (on the other hand)
Richie Chevat asks: "Shouldn’t we insist on a vision from our leaders that makes the town more livable, more walkable, and a better place to live?"
In Montclair, our very own Brexit (On The Other Hand)
"There’s always an axe to grind," Richie Chevat says, "and it’s called always chop, cut or slash."