Tax Protest Planned

ELIZABETH — General Electric made $14.2 billion in profit, yet calculated a 2010 corporate tax bill that added up to less than zero. Instead of paying taxes, the company will receive a $3.2 billion gift from the taxpayers.

Holley, Aubourg Wrecked Roselle Finances

ROSELLE — A political scheme to replace former Union County Freeholder and Plainfield Councilman Adrian Mapp as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) may backfire on Councilmen Jamel Holley and Yves Aubourg, as they pursue support in the June primary election with a potential $2,000 tax hike looming over the average homeowner.

Board Seeking Replacement For Mikajlo

RAHWAY – The Rahway Board of Education is accepting letters of interest from residents who would like to fill the vacancy left when board member Theresa Mikajlo died last month. The appointed term would end next April, after the 2012 school board election.

Police Training Center Courses

The recently renovated, state-of-the-art Middlesex County Police Training Center in Edison is home to an impressive list of specialized training courses designed to help local law enforcement better protect and serve the residents of Middlesex County and beyond.