By Anne Waldron Neumann On Sunday, May 17, Princeton’s Community Democratic Organization (PCDO) hosted a symposium on what many residents feel is Princeton’s central issue: how to keep — or, depending on your perspective, how to make — Princeton affordable. What are some of the barriers to affordability in Princeton? Our property taxes, for one… Continue reading AS I SEE IT: In Princeton, think small for affordable housing
Congratulations. We’ve done it. At least we hope we have survived the last of this winter’s storms, As the remnants of those storms recede into the ground, with Daylight Saving Time already under way, and the first day of spring just a week away, it seems pretty safe to believe we can at least put… Continue reading EDITORIAL: Winter leaves its scars
William Myers I would like to correct several details concerning the battlefield as covered by The Packet’s article of Dec. 30 [“Historians have new view of Battle of Princeton, 1777”]. I do not believe in the accuracy of numerous conclusions of the commissioned report. The principal issue with the report is the placing of the… Continue reading GUEST OPINION: A different look at battlefield report
Denying marriage equality denies gays and lesbians their constitutional rights By Hank Kalet, Managing Editor The authors of the state Constitution may not have considered the idea of same-sex marriage when they drafted it in 1947, but they certainly left the door wide open for its consideration. The document opens with a fairly sweeping declaration… Continue reading DISPATCHES: The right to happiness
By Fred Tuccillo A panel discussion on “The Newspaper Crisis” drew a lot of journalists to Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School recently. Most hoped to hear ideas for restoring the economic health of newspaper companies. We may well have been in the wrong campus building. A couple of blocks away, in the university’s School of… Continue reading POINT TAKEN: Engineering a future for newspapers?