Sunday, March 7, 2021

Apps & Elitists

A new app helps New Jersey's contact tracing efforts. A resident reflects on Princeton's elitism problem.

How Lines of Thought Became Lines of Type

The lines of thought on the cover gave us our own lines of thought about the issue and the image.

Truth in Accounting Has Bad News for NJ

Truth in Accounting, a Chicago, Illinois, nonprofit dedicated to educating and empowering citizens with government financial information, releases an annual report on the health of each of the United States. The report just released reports the following — with grim news for New Jersey.

Letters to the Editor

The Sourland Conservancy thanks participants in the Sourland Spectacular. The League of Women Voters urges citizens to ensure their voter registration is in order.

The Arts in the Current Era

This year’s Fall Arts Preview is new in a way no other in memory has been.

The State of Our World

Gyms and restaurants are back. Black people face continued injustices. And a proposed bill threatens New Jersey's farmland.

Business Groups Critical of Murphy’s Plans

As business leaders in New Jersey have continued to express displeasure and frustration with Governor Phil Murphy’s resistance to further reopening the economy, the governor has added to their anger with his proposed budget that adds $1.4 billion in spending.

Arts Groups Update Fall Plans

Arts organizations are adjusting their plans in light of continued risks from COVID-19.

Businesses to State: We Want to Open

The New Jersey Business Coalition, a collection of more than 100 business and nonprofit groups, submitted a letter to Governor Phil Murphy on August 11 outlining economic and public health reasons for the state to move ahead with the reopening of its economy.

Updating the Mercer County Community

The grip we’ve been able to get on COVID-19 is anything but firm. Lapses in judgment, such as congregating indoors without masks, can quickly undo the gains we’ve made in combating the virus since April.

Trending Stories

The Fall of Icarus

You don’t expect to find insights into our troubled times from the Flemish Old Masters. But on a recent trip to Brussels I found myself wandering into the Royal Museum of Fine Arts.