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Other Towns Have Dealt With Leaf Blowers; It Would be “Wonderful” if We Did the Same

To the Editor: Every so often there is a flurry of letters to Town Topics deploring the use of leaf blowers. Other than allowing writers to vent their frustration, no…

If Time Has Come to Tame the Kiosks,Their Accessibility Must Be Preserved

To the Editor: The fact that some find our kiosks too exuberantly democratic is no excuse for Council to accept the ‘partnership” proposed by the Chamber of Commerce and recently…

Enthusiastic Participant Reports Back On “Read Out,” A New Kind of Project

To the Editor During the week of April 7-13 I was able to participate in what for me was a new kind of civic project — a “Read-Out”. A Read-Out…

In Honor of Earth Day, Sustainable Princeton Offers Advice on Best Sources of Green Energy

To the Editor: Why not honor earth day and choose an electric or gas company that offers renewable energy? If you are like us, you may be wondering if it…

On National Volunteer Appreciation Week We Should Embrace the Volunteer in All of Us

To the Editor: In recognition of National Volunteer Appreciation Week (April 21-27), I would like to encourage readers to celebrate the extraordinary people who donate their time to improve our…

Thanks to All Who Shared Time, Talents, Contributions to International Community Day

To the Editor: We would like to thank all the individuals, volunteers, YWCA Princeton English as Second Language (ESL) students, organizations and community business owners who shared their time, talents,…

Sustainable Princeton Congratulates Regatta Row on Composting Efforts

To the Editor: In response to “Calculating Who’s Green,” Mailbox, April 10, Sustainable Princeton is so pleased that Regatta Row is indeed the first street in Princeton to have each…

No Evidence Regulation of Petrochemical Companies Will Ever Actually Take Place

To the Editor: Wisely promoting energy conservation in his letter of April 3 [“Although the Tobacco Monster Was Slain, Fossil Fuel Monster Still in Growth Phase” Stephen Hiltner draws an…

Writer Is “Baffled” Watching Nation React To Climate Change With “Defeatism and Denial”

To the Editor: In his April 10 letter about fossil fuels [“Recent Letter Comparing Tobacco, Fossil Fuels Full of Paranoia, Misinformation, Falsehoods”], Lewis A. Edge, Jr. cites questionable data about…

Moving from the Noise of the City To Noisy Domain of Leaf Blowers

To the Editor: Thank you for the two recent letters raising the issue of the use of leaf blowers. As Jill Feldman clearly pointed out, these machines cause air pollution,…