Moench's Musings

July 12, 2018

In our last article, we broached the subject of debt and the township’s reliance – or over-reliance – on debt to fund our yearly expenditures for items such as roads. So, ok, we want to reduce our reliance on debt moving forward, especially as the cost of borrowing is rising. What’s the ...

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If you are like me, you have debt. Whether it’s your mortgage, student loans, or credit cards – or all of the above – most people carry debt. It helps us pay off important but high cost expenses over time and makes them affordable and it helps us through difficult times when perhaps our cash flow ...

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Whether we’re discussing the opioid crisis or concerns about mental health and mass shootings, it’s clear that business as usual is not sufficient.  It’s time for government to rethink how we approach law enforcement and mental health and look for lasting solutions within our ...

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Well, it’s official.  Punxsutawney Phil as spoken and its six more weeks of winter. I had hoped that this article would be irrelevant and I’d have to draft a new one, but alas, no such luck. Maybe instead of our recent council discussions regarding chickens and bees we should be addressing banning ...

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The New Year is here and as part of your New Year’s resolutions you’re determined to get more involved in your local community, right? Of course! So let me share some insights and guidance on getting involved with local Bridgewater Township boards.  Most boards are created by ordinance and are ...

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The start of the New Year is always an exciting time, despite the fact that my wife and I rarely go out on New Year’s Eve. As most parents of small children understand, for us New Year’s Eve involves managing the bedtimes of our three young children and watching the evening’s line-up on Disney ...

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