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NHVSD School Board Members: Absent & Truant

Suppose you didn’t show up for work 40%-50% of the time last year. Think your boss would fire you? Two North Hunterdon-Voorhees High School board members who did that just got re-elected. Roger Straight: ABSENT North Hunterdon Vorhees High School … Continue reading

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Hunterdon Freeholders to Millennials: Don’t listen to what we say

After lots of noise about initiatives for “economic development” to encourage Millennials to live and work in Hunterdon county, freeholders John Lanza, Matt Holt, John King and Suzanne Lagay turned off the sound — to protect good-old, 20th-century, back-room politics. … Continue reading

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Want to save $1,000 on your Clinton Township taxes?

You once had the right to vote on school taxes every April in Clinton Township. Remember? Actually, you had that right for over 100 years, until the Clinton Township Board of Education (BOE) took it away from you in 2012. … Continue reading

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Do you want to get back your right to vote on school taxes?

Who could possibly suggest that taxpayers should be deprived of their right to vote on how much we are taxed? In Clinton Township, the answer is: Your school board, which took away our 100-year-old right to vote on school taxes. … Continue reading

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Marra & Imbriaco: The Windygate Legacy

It’s Windygate all over again. In 2010, Clinton Township councilmen Jim Imbriaco, Peter Marra and Spencer Peck filed a fraudulent affordable housing plan with COAH (Council On Affordable Housing). Mayor Cimei voted against it, but lacked a majority. Call it … Continue reading

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Clinton Township: The wolf is at the door

It will soon be open season again on Hunterdon County municipalities. After Clinton Township led a coalition of 20 towns to launch a legal battle in 2008 against unfunded state mandates for affordable housing, we both won and lost. The … Continue reading

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Clinton Township’s COAH Plan: A bogus political campaign promise?

A recent story in the Hunterdon County Democrat about Clinton Township’s old municipal building and the township’s affordable housing (COAH) planning is wrong. In 2008, many people invested a lot of time and energy to create the plan in the … Continue reading

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NHVSD Board President Beverly Thorne: (Oops! I did it again!) Ignores NJ Open Public Meetings Act

Subjected to questioning by the public about the letter she did or did not write, Bev Thorne couldn’t even get the Open Public Meetings Act right. How can the public trust her to manage public business? The special August 15, 2013 … Continue reading

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North-Voorhees School Board: Why don’t you record public meetings?

This is an open letter sent to the North Hunterdon Voorhees School Board today, regarding the August 15 “special meeting” to be held at 7:00 pm at the District Office. (See Hunterdon Democrat, North Hunterdon-Voorhees Superintendent Shaddow could face calls … Continue reading

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Tom Borkowski: Who wants big taxes, big bonding, patronage jobs & dysfunctional leadership for Hunterdon County?

The problem with Tom Borkowski running for Hunterdon County Freeholder with Will Mennen is Borkowski’s public record. Big Taxes During 6 years as mayor of Clinton Township, Tom Borkowski raised the municipal tax levy 39.4%. (Did Mennen do his due … Continue reading

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