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Authoritarian Trend, Lack of Regulatory Restraint, Meddlesome Rules Linked to Municipal Officials

To the Editor: Our municipal officials must feel very secure in their positions. Their increasing comfort with dictatorial rule has been evidenced this year by a growing lack of regulatory…

Recent Letter Comparing Tobacco, Fossil Fuels Full of Paranoia, Misinformation, Falsehoods

To the Editor: The letter written by Stephen K. Hiltner, published in your April 3 issue [“Although the Tobacco Monster Was Slain, Fossil Fuel Monster Still in Growth Phase”), might…

Valley Road School a Community Asset; Board Plan Lets Deterioration Continue

To the Editor: Historic Valley Road School, the portion along Witherspoon Street, now faces a very uncertain future. Originating from a gift to the inhabitants of Princeton Township, it needs…

Although the Tobacco Monster Was Slain, Fossil Fuel Monster Still in Growth Phase

To the Editor: In Post-Hurricane Sandy World, the last thing we need to be doing is investing public and private dollars in ways to pour more climate changing gases into…

Endorsing Regulation of Leaf Blowers; Clean Air Lawn Care Is the Way to Go

To the Editor: I am writing to second the Feldman letter (“Hoping Princeton Will Join Other Towns In Considering Regulating Leaf Blowers,” Mailbox March 27) and to endorse her strong,…

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…