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New Jersey Gas Tax Deal: Stop Calling It ‘Regressive’

This week, Governor Christie is expected to sign into law a new deal to fund the New Jersey Transportation Trust Fund (TTF). The TTF, which funds state transportation projects, had reached a point where existing funds could only pay off interest on bonds … Continue reading

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New Princeton Zoning Task Force Launches, As Obama Urges Flexibility

This week sees the first public meeting of Princeton’s new ‘Neighborhood Character and Zoning Initiative’. Consultants hired by the town will make a public presentation, with the aim of creating “strategies, policies, guidelines, and regulations that will shape future home … Continue reading

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Who Will Princeton Dems Endorse For Council?

In the coming week, Princeton’s Democratic Party Club, the PCDO, and the Princeton Democrat Municipal Committee will decide who to ‘endorse’ for the upcoming primary. the primary, which will happen in June, will decide which Democrats will contest the Princeton council … Continue reading

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Holiday Quiz: Can You Name These Walkable NJ Downtowns?

So you think you know Jersey? Hit pause on “It’s a Wonderful Life”! We’ve got something better – a big ol’ holiday quiz for you! The question is… how many of these walkable downtowns can you recognize? They’re all in Central … Continue reading

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Monroe Township Fends Off Developer In Ongoing Courtroom Housing Drama

Monroe Township, a town 12 miles east of Princeton, won a legal victory today, as a judge granted temporary protection from developer lawsuits. Earlier this year, the NJ Supreme Court made a ruling that would potentially allow developers to ignore local zoning and … Continue reading

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New Princeton Group Aims To Replace Proposed Affordable Housing With A Park

Last month, a Princeton Council task force published a report naming 13 suitable sites for new affordable housing. One of the proposed sites was a parking lot on Franklin Avenue, that is set to be donated to the town by … Continue reading

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Why Do Some Students Reject Offers From Princeton University?

Princeton University has a #1 university rating from US News, a beautiful walkable campus, and offers amazing financial support to its students. But given the choice, students are choosing to attend Harvard, Yale, Stanford or even the University of Chicago instead. Why are … Continue reading

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