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Princeton In Depth takes a careful look at issues facing the Princeton community, providing an investigative approach based on research and analysis. Please contact Kate Warren at pohbkw@gmail.com or Alexi Assmus at pohb2011@gmail.com .

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Consolidation passes 1397 to 891; central Boro votes AGAINST 53%

Tony Lunn writes,  “The “core” of the borough voted against consolidation. The further away from the residential center of town,  the more people voted for consolidation. The effect is dramatic  (unofficial vote counts, without absentees*): District Vote Area 4, 5, … Continue reading

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District voting map shows central Boro AGAINST with university and outer districts FOR

Note: The percentages on the district voting map are calculated as a percentage of total votes and thus do not add  up to 100 %.  Some people voted but chose not to vote on the consolidation question.   For instance in … Continue reading

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Einstein on consolidation

it’s a fake

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Fiscally healthy Boro and Township can reduce budgets on their own, says Freeholder Koontz

Friends: In just a few days, voters in Princeton Borough and Princeton Township will decide whether or not we shed our common border and become a single municipality.  As a Borough voter, I’ll be voting too, and to make a … Continue reading

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Commission recommends patrol squad officer reduction of 20%; overall force reduction 15%

The Commission has recommended that the total combined police force be reduced from 60 to 51 (a 15% decrease) over a three-year period.  As part of this overall reduction the patrol squads will be reduced from a current total (Boro plus Township) of … Continue reading

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Star Ledger columnist Paul Mulshine likes donuts with holes in them and Princeton Boro too!

Paul Mulshine writes about the lack of press attention to those who oppose consolidation. “‘We are never taken seriously by the press,’ said the leader of a group of Princeton residents called Preserve Our Historic Borough. ‘When I do talk … Continue reading

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