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Hacks Up Taxes, Heroes Go Zero

Three Elizabeth school board members are seeking re-election boasting a proposed school budget that does not require any increase in local property taxes but two Linden politicians are hoping to be returned by voters to the Board of Education despite a hefty property tax increase.

DEP Offers Earth Week Reminder About Fertilizer Law

TRENTON – With many people turning their thoughts to spring gardening, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin reminded residents to be mindful of the environment when applying lawn fertilizers and to obey a new law Gov. Christie recently signed to protect New Jersey’s waterways from misapplication of these products.

Community Calendar

Easter • April 23 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. – First Baptist Church of Metuchen, 255 Middlesex Ave. (Rte. 27) will host a free indoor Easter Egg-Stravaganza for children ages 2-11. Egg hunts, face painting, car races, games, crafts, snacks & more. An adult must accompany children. To pre-register, call 1-732-548-4279. Info: Call Deb at 1-732-396-8291