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Law Exempting Private Property Owners Violates New Jersey State Constitution

To the Editor: Under current law, public colleges and universities are exempt from local zoning and planning rules. If Rutgers University or The College of New Jersey wants to build…

Virtually Any Move the University Makes Seems to Bring Forth Push Back From Us

To the Editor: Recent issues of Town Topics contain the usual newsworthy items that emphasize the seemingly endless friction involving our relationship with Princeton University. Viewed by a Township resident…

To Svetlana, Princeton Looked Like a Park; Herewith, a Casual Look at the Tree Streets

To the editor: Re: Town Talk’s Question of the Week “If you could live on any street in Princeton, which would you choose and why?” (Town Topics, August 1). Two…

Independent Candidate for Congress Says Reckless Campaign Spending Should Stop

To the Editor: Now is the time to end politics as usual and stop the reckless spending that goes with it. My name is Kenneth J. Cody and I am…

Pointing Out Some Actions Rep. Rush Holt Has Taken to Keep College More Affordable

To the Editor: Recently, Rep. Rush Holt joined Rutgers officials and other educators to talk with local students and parents about college aid opportunities. In today’s economy it’s challenging for…

Miss Simoni, the Women’s Boutique in Town, Offers An Array of Colorful Fashion Choices

“What you love to wear is fashion!” Aruna Arya should know. As a fashion designer and owner of Miss Simoni, the new women’s boutique at 14 Nassau Street, Ms. Arya…

Questions on Impact of Route 1 Closing That Need to Be Answered by NJDOT

To the Editor: It is clear that NJDOT intends to close the Harrison and Washington Road jughandles permanently. It’s advisory on the NJDOT website states: “If the trial is deemed…

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…