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Mayor, Council’s Pay Raise Rationale Disputed By a Candidate Who Pledges Not to Take One

To the Editor: The mayor and Princeton Council gave themselves a 33 percent pay raise this year on the grounds that a raise would ensure that more candidates would run…

Runner in Homefront’s 5 Kilometer Race Thankful for Chance to Show Appreciation

To the Editor: As a runner in Homefront’s five kilometer race, I know I speak not only for myself but for the many other participants in the June 2 event,…

Popular Regent Floor Covering in Pennington Is Marking Its 50th Anniversary Celebration

Family businesses are not the norm these days. Once upon a time, such independently-owned operations dotted the retail landscape. Now it is a tribute to the outstanding reputation, knowledge, and…

Question of the Week: “What does Memorial Day mean to you?” (Asked at the Memorial Day parade)

Shoneasia: “Honoring all of our fallen soldiers and everyone who has fought for us and our country so we can be here today. This day means a whole lot.” —(from…

“Send Hunger Packing” Wants to Send Kids Home Fridays With Back Packs Full of Food

To the editor: Imagine a child trying to learn, study and play when he or she is inadequately nourished and distracted by hunger every day. The negative effects of chronic hunger on children are particularly…

AvalonBay’s Hospital Site Redevelopment Plan Squeezes Large Number of Units Into Small Site

To the Editor: AvalonBay’s hospital site redevelopment plan involves fitting 280 residential units into a site that’s relatively small in comparison to the surrounding neighborhood. Look closely at the illustration…

Now That AvalonBay Has Modified Plan, Approval Process Should Proceed Quickly

To the Editor: We welcomed and appreciated the recent presentation given by AvalonBay at Community Park School. New developments often cause controversy. In this case, it is evident that AvalonBay has responded to many…

Affordable Housing Units in AvalonBay’s New Plan Should Be Equitably Distributed

To the Editor: Affordable housing units in AvalonBay’s new plan appear not to be equitably distributed throughout the development. AvalonBay must correct its error or shortsightedness before the Planning Board…

Students in PU Environmental Policy Course Question Blue Point Grill on Sustainability Issues

To the Editor: The Blue Point Grill has received much acclaim in our community as a premier seafood restaurant. Due in part to its deserved popularity, seventy-seven undergraduate students in…

Concerned About Dredging of Canal Between Kingston and East Millstone

To the Editor: The New Jersey Water Supply Authority (NJWSA), which has responsibility for maintaining the supply of water from the D&R Canal, is planning to dredge the roughly eight-mile…