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Citizens groups notch wins against Warehouse Monsters – for now

In Hunterdon County’s Union Township a citizens’ group forced a warehouse developer to back off in the face of massive public opposition — for now. Warehouse developers and associated big landowners are swarming Hunterdon and Warren Counties, launching plans to … Continue reading

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Don’t like Exxon’s plans? Here’s what you can do

Mayor Brian Mullay either doesn’t know what ExxonMobil is going to “present” to the public at the big September 27, 7 p.m. council meeting, or he’s withholding the information from the community. It’s hard to say which is worse. What’s … Continue reading

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Exxon’s Big Mystery Meeting: Do you want warehouses or more affordable housing?

Let’s play a guessing game. What’s Exxon going to do at its big presentation next week? Mayor Brian Mullay has been talking in secret with Exxon for a year and a half about development of its 800 acre property. A … Continue reading

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Exxon: The mayor’s got a secret (again)

Even after two humiliating blunders in 2022, Clinton Township Mayor Brian Mullay still doesn’t get it. His job is not catering to powerful special interests like ExxonMobil or state agencies. It’s protecting his town and the interests of his citizens … Continue reading

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Mayor plays Exxon’s errand boy – again

Clinton Township Mayor Brian Mullay is back at it, conducting private, undisclosed, highly questionable meetings with ExxonMobil about land development plans that belong at the planning board. “Let’s put on a show!” A stunning off-the-cuff announcement by the mayor at … Continue reading

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Clinton Township: Forged signature on affordable housing?

One of Clinton Township’s several new affordable housing developments was due to start construction any day, on Route 31 North across the highway from Spruce Run Reservoir. An “inclusionary” project, it would include affordable units among regular “market” units to … Continue reading

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Hunterdon Commissioners scam the public with sham public hearing

What if the Hunterdon County Commissioners scheduled a public hearing but didn’t show up? What if Susan Soloway, Zach Rich, Shaun Van Doren and John Lanza were all M.I.A.? What if they sent just one commissioner and four stooges? There’s … Continue reading

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What the county hasn’t told you about sale of $5M county dump

Something doesn’t add up. The Hunterdon County Commissioners want to sell the county dump — the Solid Waste Transfer Station on Petticoat Lane near Route 22 in Clinton Township — which has operated for over 30 years. (See Commissioners try … Continue reading

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“Affordable” Housing Sprawl: Part 1

You’ve seen them in the middle of farmland, on Main Streets in the state’s quaintest towns, and on the shores and banks of the most beautiful lakes, rivers and streams — all across New Jersey: massive, ugly, poorly conceived ultra-high-density, … Continue reading

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“Affordable” Housing Sprawl: Part 2

In Part 1  of “Affordable” Housing Sprawl, we saw how a government leadership vacuum and profit-minded developers and lawyers have plagued New Jersey with the high-rise sprawling residential units that are now appearing across the state, including in rural areas … Continue reading

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