New Brunswick Officer Indicted On Voter Fraud; Theft Charges

NEW BRUNSWICK — Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced that a city police officer was indicted today by a grand jury in Middlesex County on charges of stealing about $850 in health insurance benefits and, in a separate case, illegally voting in New Brunswick while living in other communities.

Rodgers, Tejeda Boast No Tax Hike

PERTH AMBOY — While City Hall is seeking a $330 property tax hike for the average homeowner, Eric Rodgers and Milady Tejeda are boasting that the proposed school budget they helped introduce includes no increase in the local levy for the schools as part of their campaign for re-election.

Shoppers Don’t Want To Pay More For Environmentally-Friendly Packaging

FT. LEE – Shoppers believe that manufacturers should use more environmentally-friendly packaging for their products, but are unwilling to bear the burden of the green initiative, according to data collected by Perception Research Services.