Category Archives: Municipal

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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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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At It Again: It’s time for a Clinton Township school board member to resign

Oooooh…  Tarnation! They just keep flubbing the law! Teacher’s gonna be mad… The bad boys and girls of the Clinton Township school board are at it again. A candidate in the November 6 Clinton Township school board election misused a Clinton Township recreation … Continue reading

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New Jersey swallows JCP&L’s “7-10 days” PR gambit

JCP&L executed a brilliant PR tactic as Hurricane Sandy approached New Jersey. Even before the storm hit, and before they could possibly know the extent of outages, JCP&L announced that “it will take 7-10 days to bring power back.” How’d they … Continue reading

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3 MMMbarrassment for Clinton Township

The “3 Ms” running for “re-election” on the Clinton Township school board are an embarrassment: Kevin Maloy Rachel McLaughlin Dan McTiernan Hundreds of their campaign signs are all over town. The three incumbents have ganged up as a “team” to run against … Continue reading

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