Wednesday, April 25, 2018

April: an extremely taxing time

Last December was memorable for an unprecedented sight: people lining up, eager to pay their property taxes before they were due.

Fried: Robbinsville will pay it forward again May 8

I am beyond excited to announce that the 2018 State of Robbinsville Township Address and Pay it Forward event benefitting the CARE program will be held May 8 at the Stone Terrace by John Henry’s.

It’s all meat (and fantasy baseball) to me

Spring ushers in many things, but for me it means baseball season and all the fun stuff that comes with it. My friends and I have been playing in a fantasy baseball league since 2011, and last year, we adopted Meat Day.

Letter to the editor: Sidewalk needed near Acme in Bordentown

At the end of Delaware Street in Fieldsboro starts Rising Sun Road in Bordentown Township, and there are no sidewalks for the people of the southern end of the township to walk to the Acme Commons shopping center.

Letter to the editor: Trenton-Mercer Airport neighbors raise questions

We of Mercer Quiet Skies offer the following responsive thoughts and suggestions to Ewing and county officials.

Princeton Merchants Association: small town charm keeps businesses happy

The Princeton real estate market reflects the strength inherent in a region supported by several relatively stable global industries.

Schore to Please: the vermin of Hopewell

I grew up in the 1950’s in New York City, in the outer borough of Queens if that counts as NYC. However, it wasn’t until I moved to Hopewell in 1978 that I encountered real vermin.

Letter: dialogue essential in Hopewell housing debate

The discussion on Hopewell Township’s affordable housing obligation is an important one, not only regarding the specifics of how much housing goes where, but also our response to it.

From Robbinsville’s Schools: when things don’t go as planned

Planning can reduce stress by allowing us to track our progress as well as to hold us accountable. But what happens when things don’t go as planned?

Parting Shot: From Moscow to Hollywood

Pia de Jong is a Dutch writer who lives in Princeton. Her memoir, “Saving Charlotte,” was published by W.W. Norton in 2017.

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