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Letter: Writers should stand behind their opinions

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Written by Opinion Tuesday, November 25, 2014 03:17 pm

To the editor:

I have been involved in my community for many years. My participation in numerous organizations and events gives me identity. Though I lost in a recent campaign for Middle Township Committee, through the efforts of many, I feel we demonstrated our legitimacy. I contribute at public meetings and here in the papers with the sense I have earned the right. There are others who see things quite different than I who have earned this right as well, but Michael Tourette is not one of them.

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Mayor: Those responsible for phone billing will be held accountable

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Written by Opinion Tuesday, September 23, 2014 03:03 pm

Editor’s note: This was sent Tuesday afternoon from Mayor Tim Donohue’s office, with a statement that is was from the mayor alone, not from the other commissioners. The day before, the township announced that it had spent hundreds of thousands of dollars more than necessary on phone service.

To the editor:

I have heard from several taxpayers about their anger and frustration over a Middle Township press release Sept. 22, revealing serious issues with our phone system billing.  Bottom line, the township has been paying for lines no longer required, failed to utilize a large credit on our bill and been paying over $3,000 a month for high speed data lines that have not been used for several years. It appears an audit of the phone system was ordered in 2008, but never completed.

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Fiocchi: We shouldn’t play politics with people’s livelihoods

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Written by Opinion Tuesday, September 09, 2014 03:44 pm

To the editor;

As most readers know by now, Sen. Jeff Van Drew and Assemblyman Bob Andrzejczak trumpeted the formation of a “bipartisan economic development task force” last week.  Despite their rhetoric, the reality of bipartisanship didn’t extend to me. 

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