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Mosque Settlement Given Final Approval By Bernards Committee, With One Dissenting Vote

June 14, 2017

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - The Bernards Township Committee granted approval for memorialization of last month's legal settlements with the Islamic Society of Basking Ridge and the U.S. Department of Justice in agreements that will facilitate the construction of a 4,250-square-foot mosque in Liberty Corner. Township Committeeman John Carpenter cast the sole dissenting ...

Memorialization of Mosque Legal Settlements on Tues. Bernards Committee Agenda

BERNARDS TWP., NJ -The agenda for Tuesday night's scheduled meeting of the Bernards Township Committee includes final memorialization of the legal settlements with the Islamic Society of Basking Ridge and the U.S. Department of Justice that would facilitate the construction of a 4,250-square-foot mosque in Liberty Corner.

The agenda calls for a vote on the memorialization of the execution, ...

Mosque Settlement Released: Bernards to Facilitate Mosque Construction, Pay $3.25M in Damages, Court Costs [Updated]

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - The terms of a settlement agreement that resolves litigation involving both the Islamic Society of Basking Ridge and the U.S. Department of Justice, released on Tuesday morning, directs the the township to grant necessary approvals to allow a mosque to be built on slightly more than four acres on Church Street in accordance with the terms of approval for the May ...

Meetings This Week: BOE To Announce 2017 Teachers of Year; Special Mosque Legal Meeting on Tuesday

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - One of the items on the agenda for Monday's Board of Education meeting is the presentation and announcement of the 2017 Teachers of the Year, with one educator traditionally chosen from each of the district's six school buildings.

The meeting is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. on Monday, May 22, in the auditorium at the William Annin Middle School.

Public ...

Crowd Urges Bernards Township Committee Not to Settle Mosque Case

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - On the evening before a scheduled closed-door legal discussion at which the Township Committee and Planning Board will consider a settlement with the Islamic Society of Basking Ridge and the federal Department of Justice, a crowd of residents urged township officials to stand fast by the Planning Board's decision to reject plans for a new mosque in Liberty Corner ...

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