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Linden NJ mayor, schools hit with suit claiming antisemitic hiring

LINDEN – A former assistant superintendent of schools has gone to court, alleging he was forced to quit because he objected to an “antisemitic and illegal scheme” by the mayor, school superintendent and school board president to “keep Linden from by being ‘taken over’ by Jews.” Paul Oliveira, who joined the district as assistant superintendent […]

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Buckeye Lake mayor accused of aiding lawsuit against village police

BUCKEYE LAKE − Embattled Buckeye Lake Mayor Jeryne Peterson, facing a recall election Feb. 27, has come under additional criticism for communications with a Union Township man suing the village and accused of harassing village employees. Jimmy Hudson, who filed a lawsuit against the village over a speeding ticket and various alleged violations of his […]

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Jackson Mayor won’t ‘endorse nor condemn’ proposed new water rates

Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba said is not “endorsing nor condemning” the new water billing rates that were presented by federally appointed third-party water administrator Ted Henifin in recent weeks. “I think it should be something that our residents, (and) the city council should be very in-tuned with and understand before making any decisions,” Lumumba […]

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Providence City Council can move to undo Buff Chace tax breaks, judge rules | #citycouncil

The Providence City Council’s effort to unravel controversial tax breaks for wealthy developer Arnold “Buff” Chace will move forward. Superior Court Judge Joseph McBurney on Monday granted the Council’s motion to intervene in a three-year-old case that led to the tax breaks for 10 downtown buildings under Chace’s control. That means councilors are one step closer […]

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Jim Fouts makes one final veto before leaving Warren mayor’s office

Warren ― On his final day in office, former Warren Mayor Jim Fouts vetoed the City Council’s approval of three months of payments to their contracted law firm, but the council’s attorney said the action is unenforceable. Since spring 2020, Warren City Council has retained Bloomfield Hills-based law firm Plunkett Cooney for its legal representation […]

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