Letters to the Editor

July 22, 2021

To the Editor: At the Bridgewater Township Council meeting on Monday night, I was very moved to witness my first swearing-in of a young, new police officer to our police department. I saw the officer’s wife and his father watch him as he stood with his hand on the Bible. I thought about the ...

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To the Editor: As a proud American, I’ll take my “blessings” with a grain of salt this July 4. We all know people who compartmentalize history into a series of conflicting narratives. As a patriot, it’s never been a better time to understand our (actual) history as told by real historians and ...

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To the Editor: It’s an election year in Bridgewater, and I’m seeing the prospect of change...positive change. It’s not enough for a government to be transparent or politically balanced between the “R’s” and the “D’s.” It also needs to know what information has the most value, how to track it ...

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To the Editor: On Wednesday, the Chancellor and Provost of Rutgers-New Brunswick jointly sent an email to the student body condemning the recent rise in anti-Semitism America is experiencing amid the conflict between Israel and the terror organization Hamas. A day later, the college leaders ...

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To the Editor, What if I told you a story about passion? You are probably thinking: What does passion have to do with a board of education meeting? Well, I haven’t lived in Bound Brook for too long and I certainly knew nothing about this town or it’s people. Yet these past few weeks, I have ...

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To the Editor: Regarding the April 27 BOE meeting and the subsequent TAPinto letter to the editor from May 4 by "Bridgewater Parents for a Path Forward" (who I’ll call “BPPF” from here on out): On April 27, Bridgewater BOE members were compelled to put their regular meeting agenda on hold for ...

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To the Editor: As you accelerate your search for a new superintendent ahead of Thomas Ficarra’s pending departure, I’d like to share three specific requirements I urge you to focus on.  It’s time for the BOE to focus on fundamentals and hire a candidate who breaks the mold and hopefully leads ...

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To the Editor: We are our children’s only voice. At the meeting on April 27, we were excited to hear that over 40 people had emailed business administrator Peter Starrs requesting that their emails be read into the minutes of the meeting (per BOE rules).  The increase in letters from the ...

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To the Editor: During this time of year, I often think about how we as a civilization get it wrong with regard to flora and fauna. Some of your readers will no doubt interpret this as a lead-in to an environmentalist rant. Maybe it is. Call it what you want. Someday, we'll strike a healthy ...

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