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Opinion: Roger Koch is ‘the best possible choice for our future’

We are writing to urge the voters of Hillsborough to cast their ballots for Roger Koch, Democratic candidate seeking to serve as a member...

SOLUTIONS 10/29: The costs of climate inaction

By Huck Fairman Senator Joe Manchin and a majority of Republicans have been opposing President Joe Biden's and the Democrats' funding for climate spending intended...
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Opinion: Bait-and-switch on development increases overdevelopment and flooding – enough already!   

On Sept. 28, three members of Hillsborough Township Committee passed an ordinance to increase the amount of impervious coverage for a proposed development of...

Opinion: Murphy failed our seniors, businesses, students

Far-left Democrat Gov. Phil Murphy continues to wreak havoc in New Jersey. In fact, he is leading one of the worst economic recoveries in...

Opinion: Lipani, Cohen should be re-elected to Hillsborough Township Committee

I am writing in support of election of Mayor Shawn Lipani and Mr. Steven Cohen to the Hillsborough Township Committee. Both Mayor Lipani and Mr....

Opinion: Senator endorses Lipani for Hillsborough mayor

  I am writing today to endorse Mayor Shawn Lipani for reelection to the Hillsborough Township Committee. Mayor Lipani has been a part of the Hillsborough...

Opinion: Senator endorses Lipani for Hillsborough mayor

I am writing today to endorse Mayor Shawn Lipani for reelection to the Hillsborough Township Committee. Mayor Lipani has been a part of the Hillsborough...

SOLUTIONS 10/8: Can we save ourselves, and how?

By Huck Fairman Reports on and opinions as to how we can save ourselves from the worsening climate crisis have been increasingly appearing in the...

Opinion: Mayor shouldn’t remain silent on police-involved shooting in Hillsborough

I would like to understand why there has been no formal statement sent out from Mayor Shawn Lipani's office to inform the community of...

Solutions 10/1: We are warming faster

By Huck Fairman Scientists warn, as many readers know, that if we reach a 2-Celsius degree increase in temperature globally, we may not be able...

SOLUTIONS 9/24: Changes in Weather, Energy & Diet

By Huck Fairman Anyone paying attention to the news lately cannot have missed reports of environmental changes to our world and of our responses to...

Opinion: Reduce pollution by instituting a carbon fee

The climate crisis is upon us. We see the effects with devastating hurricanes, flooding, wildfires, rising seas and more. This is our last chance; we...

SOLUTIONS: Are Adults Failing Us?

By Huck Fairman The New York Times recently printed an Op-Ed piece by Greta Thunberg and colleagues from Mexico, Bangladesh and Kenya that amplified the...

Solutions: An environmental ditty

By Huck Fairman We live on a planet both large and small. There is so much, as we know, to it all. So much has chance and...

Opinion: Hillsborough needs virtual meetings again

It’s hard to find anything positive in the nightmare of COVID-19, but many folks would agree that virtual access to government meetings, at all...

SOLUTIONS 8/6: Our Burning Earth

By  Huck Fairman Many, if not most, in our region have been aware of the climate crisis. Many, but far from most, have turned to...

SOLUTIONS 7/30: Packaging That Doesn’t Poison Our Environment

By Huck Fairman We all purchase food, drinks and items that often come to us in plastics. Yet most of us are aware that studies have...

SOLUTIONS 7/9: The D&R Greenway Land Trust – Environmental Leader

The D&R Greenway Land Trust, the region's unofficial land steward reaching in many directions to preserve and enhance our environments, has recently launched two...
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