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Vol. LXI, No. 51
Wednesday, December 19, 2007
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INVITATION TO THE BALL: Dust off your fans and manners for the highlight of Patriot’s Week — a Colonial Ball that offers a step back to the 18th-century with period music and callers. Members of the general public as well as reenactors in formal period garb (encouraged but not required) will mingle at this lantern-lit dance on Friday, December 29, from 8 to 10 p.m. in the Masonic Temple, Front and Barrack Streets. For those in need of dance instruction, the Germantown Country Dancers will demonstrate the steps before the start of the ball. For more information, call (877) 728-9335, or visit

Patriots’ Week Marks Trenton’s Pivotal Role With Largest Revolutionary War Festival

Linda Arntzenius

Patriots’ Week, the celebration of Trenton’s role in the American Revolution held annually the week between Christmas and New Year’s, will bring visitors to the city to enjoy art, music, literature, battlefield re-enactments, and living history events.

Environment, Property Rights Affected as Borough Adopts Stormwater Code

Matthew Hersh

Complying with a 2004 mandate handed down from the state’s Department of Environmental Protection, Princeton Borough Council last week voted to adopt a code viewed by environmentalists as the most sweeping effort in 20 years to protect water quality and preserve drinking water supplies.

PDS School Appoints Virginia Educator Following Nationwide Search

Linda Arntzenius

Paul Stellato, the headmaster of an independent coed day school in Roanoke, Va., has been selected to lead Princeton Day School.

Princeton Holiday Music CD Ranks 24th in iTunes Top 100

Linda Arntzenius

A Princeton Christmas: For the Children of Africa, the 20-song, one-hour album produced by local resident Tom Meagher to raise funds for hunger relief in Africa and featuring the music of local choral groups, has found a following on iTunes and a place in the top 100 listing of iTunes holiday albums.

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