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Perplexed by Mercer County Executive Hughes’s Recent Explanation for Increase in County Taxes

To the Editor: As a Mercer County taxpayer, I was perplexed by County Executive Brian Hughes’s recent explanation for the increase in county taxes, which I calculate to be a whopping…

County Prosecutor’s Office Should Move Quickly To Reaffirm Command Structure of Police Dept.

To the Editor: We are deeply troubled by recent news stories concerning the complaints that have been filed against Princeton Police Chief, David Dudeck.  We have worked with Dave over…

For Seniors’ Property Tax Reimbursement The Code to Use is Not the One in the Book

To the Editor: I called the 800 information number for the Property Tax Reimbursement for seniors to verify the new Princeton Town’s county municipality code and was told to get…

AvalonBay Is Misleading Press, Public, Court About Princeton’s Record on Affordable Housing

To the Editor: AvalonBay continues to mislead the press, the public, and now the New Jersey Superior Court about Princeton’s record on affordable housing units. The truth?—Both Princetons have built…

Board of Health’s Approval of Smoking Ban Sets “Healthful Standard” for Mercer County

To the Editor: I am writing to thank the Princeton Board of Health for approving a smoking ban in Princeton’s public outdoor spaces. Princeton has a long history of progressive…

Mayor, Council Say Christie’s Letter to Residents Contains Inaccurate Statements About Tax Savings

To the Editor: Last week, Governor Christie sent a letter to some residents of Princeton congratulating us on consolidation. We want to thank the governor for his praise and thank…

Hoping Princeton Will Join Other Towns In Considering Regulating Leaf Blowers

To the Editor: A rapidly growing number of municipalities across the country have regulated or are considering regulations to curb the use of gas-powered leaf blowers. Cambridge, Mass., Greenwich Conn.,…

Veblen Began Process That Continues Today Through Open Space Movement

To the Editor: For five years I’ve been alerting the Princeton community to the importance of the historic Veblen House, located on the edge of Herrontown Woods on the northeast…

Professional Dog Walker Concerned by Failure Of Many Owners to Clean Up After Their Dogs

To the Editor: As a professional dog walker servicing the Princeton area I am amazed at how many dog poops I see which have not been picked up and in…

Superintendent Wilson’s Use of “Significant” Concerning Sequestration Loss Is Questioned

To the Editor: Superintendent of Schools Judith A. Wilson noted the loss of some $87,000 in federal funding because of sequestration. She called the amount ‘significant in a very tight…