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Suggesting “Life Alert” Device as Possible Solution to the Problem of Guns in Schools

To the Editor: The idea of guns in our schools is disconcerting at best, and untenable, at least. In addition to making school a pretty scary place for children to…

Observations on Density and the Hospital Site: Design for Merwick/Stanworth Could Be Model

To the Editor, There is an ongoing discussion about the appropriate density for the former hospital site. Current zoning for the MRRO zone, created specifically for the site of the…

Former Mayors With Spouses at PU See No Conflict of Interest for Lempert

To the Editor: As former mayors with spouses who worked at Princeton University, and as a Princeton professor who was married to a former mayor, we were surprised to see…

Prevent New AvalonBay Application By Contacting Planning Board Now

To the Editor: Princeton citizens who want to help ensure that AvalonBay doesn’t submit a new application to build “AvalonPrinceton” (!) should contact Planning Board members right away. On February…

New Developer for Hospital Site Must Keep the Neighborhood Needs in Mind

To The Editor: I’d like to say to the new Princeton Planning Board that when dealing with a new developer for the hospital site, the developer must keep the neighborhood in mind: the height…

Special Thanks to Three Trustees Retiring From Public Library Board

To the Editor: I enjoyed reading in last week’s paper about the new appointees to the Princeton Public Library’s Board of Trustees (“Ringing in the New, Library Board Welcomes Six New Members,”…

Borough, Township History Can Be Preserved In Our Collective Memory by Retaining Names

To the Editor: It’s great to be living in a united Princeton! I note that there’s concern about the possible re‑naming of Borough Hall and the Township Municipal Building (or…

Volunteers Are Needed to Help CASA Find Safe, Permanent Homes for Children

To the Editor: Nelson Mandela insightfully noted, “There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children.” Last year over 500…

We Should Welcome Increased Population Density, New Apartment Buildings in Town

To the Editor: Princeton is in a unique position within the surrounding region as the one place that can provide a car-free lifestyle. While residents of West Windsor or Montgomery…

With Arts Development Subject of Litigation, PU Is Demolishing Mid-19th Century Houses

To the Editor: If Princetonians want to see something sad, they should drive down Alexander Street. Between the WaWa and Skillman Furniture, opposite the golf course, Princeton University is demolishing…