Planet Princeton

Category - Opinionator

The hidden costs of the referendum are the operating costs

Dear Editor: What is so critical for taxpayers to understand is that the referendum is only a vote on the costs to be borrowed via bonds. The referendum does not cover the additional operating costs caused by operating a 5/6 School, Thanet, and the...

High taxes already driving Princeton residents out of town

To the Princeton Board of Education: We have been Princeton taxpayers for nearly three decades and stand vehemently opposed to the proposed Princeton Board of Education referendum. As retirees on fixed incomes, we are now ruthlessly being driven out...

Seven years later, remembering EMT Michael Kenwood

Letter to the Editor: This week is one of remembrance for the members of the Princeton First Aid & Rescue Squad for it was seven years ago on August 28 that we lost one of our own during a swift-water rescue attempt. The following is a...

Actions Princeton residents can take in response to racism

Dear Editor: When I returned from seeing the new Spike Lee movie, BlackkKlansman, about Ron Stallworth, the first African American officer in the Colorado Springs Police Department who infiltrated the local chapter of the Ku Klux Klan in the 1970s...

Education is vital to our collective success

Dear Friends, Neighbors and Fellow Princetonians: Princeton, NJ is a truly special community in which to live, with diverse offerings for an extraordinary quality of life. There’s so much one can embrace: a thriving downtown, connection to a...

School board has been frugal in developing bond referendum

To the Editor: I’m a parent of three children, two of whom are in the Princeton public schools and one who will be, and I’m writing in support of both the upcoming school bond referendum and the superintendent and members of the school board...

Heartbreak and loss in Annapolis felt by us all

 I’m thinking a lot about the family, friends and colleagues of the five journalists who were slain in Annapolis yesterday. Their murders are shocking and heartbreaking to journalists everywhere. All the reporters who work to cover their communities...

An open letter from Dwaine Williamson 

During this campaign I’ve been asked many times, “Are you sure you want to do this? Being on Council is a thankless job.” My answer is this: I’ve been working my entire life toward this election. Everything I’ve done and will continue to do is...

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Tue 11

West Windsor Arts Center Off the Wall Affordable Art Show

November 5 @ 10:00 am - December 21 @ 6:00 pm
Tue 11

Domestic, Houses & Landscapes. Selections from the work of Catherine Opie

November 19, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - January 11, 2019 @ 5:30 pm
Tue 11

Festival of Trees

November 21, 2018 @ 10:00 am - January 6, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
Tue 11

Joy In The Everyday

November 29, 2018 - March 25, 2019