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AARP Communications Director to Verizon: “Save Our Landlines, Save Our Lifelines”

To the Editor, Imagine this. The roads in your town were all washed away by a major flood. Rather than fix them, your town decides to “upgrade” the way people…

Concerned by Decision That Small Game Officer Is No Longer Responsible for Removing Raccoons

Editor’s note: The following letter is addressed to Mayor Lempert and Council members. After living in our lovely town for 40 years, I learned of a new situation in consolidated…

Marconi’s Daughter Visits Dorothea’s House About Restoration of Father’s Home in Bologna

To the Editor: In a memorable event on June 29, Dorothea’s House hosted the charming Princess Elettra Marconi Giovanelli, the daughter of Guglielmo Marconi, the “Father of Radio” and developer…

State and Princeton Municipal Law Forbids Unused Vehicle Engine Idling for More Than Three Minutes

To the Editor: This is in support of the letter from Scott Sipprelle on “Fossil-Fuel-Emitting Trucks Owned by Towns Should be Turned Off When Not in Use,” Town Topics, June…

Princeton Is Only the Second Municipality in N.J. To Reinforce Wage-Theft Laws in Local Ordinance

To the Editor: I want to thank you for your comprehensive and even-handed coverage of efforts by the Princeton Human Services Commission and the Princeton Council to address wage theft…

Response to Letter on Christie’s Budget Says Raising Corporate Taxes Would Be Misguided

Editor’s Note: The letter below is addressed to Mary Ellen Marino, in response to her letter in the June 25 Mailbox [“Christie Wants to Balance Budget on Pensions of ‘Retirees…

Christie Wants to Balance Budget on Pensions Of “Retirees Like Me” and Current State Workers

To the Editor: Just before the New Jersey Budget deadline Governor Christie has acknowledged that he cannot balance the budget. His proposal is to break his promise to fund the…

Institute Housing Plan Before Board Should Be Dismissed — Better, It Should Not Be Heard

To the Editor: I have followed closely over the last five years, the developments around the IAS (Institute for Advanced Study) plans before the Princeton Planning Board to build 15…

Fossil-Fuel-Emitting Trucks Owned by Town Should Be Turned Off When Not in Use

To the Editor: On a recent morning jog through Community Park, I saw five large trucks belonging to our Public Works Department parked smack in the middle of the path…

It’s Time for the Battlefield Society to Stop Regulatory, Litigious Harassment of IAS

To the Editor: The Institute for Advanced Study is now into the third year of its formal efforts to obtain final approval of plans for faculty housing on its lands…