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The Closing of U.S. 1 Jug Handles Will Turn Princeton Into an Island

To the Editor: I read with great dismay and outrage that NJDOT continues with their plans to close the jug handles at Washington Road and Harrison Street going north, with…

Organic Waste Program About 100 Homes Shy of Number of Users It Needs to Continue

To the Editor: When my husband first suggested we sign up for the Princeton organic curbside pickup program, I was concerned about the resulting mess and hassle. But I was…

Brown University’s Municipal Contribution Is Two Million a Year LESS Than That of PU

To the Editor: A letter in the July 25 Town Topics mailbox (“If University Were to Expand Without Zoning, Where Would the Town go?”) mistakenly claims that Brown University has…

AvalonBay Should Be Green, Not Grey LEED Is More Thorough Than Energy Star

To the Editor: Why does AvalonBay oppose LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) for Princeton? LEED is a far more thorough certification program than Energy Star. It differentiates between…

Same Great Community Spirit Remains At Shiny New Princeton Pool Complex

To the Editor: Some things should stay the same. We’re happy that the pool complex is new and shiny, but we’re happier that the same great community spirit overrides the…

Facilities, “Welcoming Decor” Important But Nursing Staff Is Backbone of Hospital

To the Editor: The recent Consumer Report safety ranking of Princeton Medical Center of 39th out of 62 New Jersey hospitals reflects the need for the hospital’s president and board…

How About Organizing a Group Membership To Keep Montgomery Cinema in Business?

To the Editor: I’m one of the fans of the Montgomery Theater and would not like to see its demise. How about doing what film groups in other cities have…

AB’s “Botch-Up” of Master Plan, Code, Can Be Rectified by Turning to EE&K

To the Editor: The Princeton Medical Center and developer AvalonBay (AB) can still salvage a deal that will damage the Princeton community. It is doubtful that hospital leadership (or its…

AvalonBay: Comfortable but Contained; Why Turn a Vibrant Community Inward?

To the Editor: Thank you for keeping residents up to date on major site planning now underway in the Princeton area. After hearing the recent presentation of AvalonBay at Princeton…

If University Were to Expand Without Zoning, Where Would the Town Go?

To the Editor: Even as the University is being sued over its plan to move the Dinky, the State Legislature is moving to exempt private universities from municipal zoning ordinances.…