(Photo by George Vogel)

A FINE AND PRIVATE PLACE: With gravestones in the foreground, participants in Historic Rockingham's program, "Anatomy of a Death," listen as Amanda Plumb, wearing period clothes, discusses death and dying in the 18th century. Located on route 603 (Laurel Avenue) between routes 518 and 27, Rockingham is where George and Martha Washington were living when the Continental Congress met in Princeton.

Towns Agree to Examine River Road Lands

Matthew Hersh

Princeton Borough and Township officials agreed Monday to form a committee to examine the developmental possibilities of a 171-acre Borough-owned expanse off River Road in Princeton Township. On the Borough side, however, there was some hesitation about realigning the land deed to sponsor full joint-municipal ownership.

School Board Holds Public Budget Hearing at John Witherspoon

Linda Arntzenius

Last night, Tuesday, March 27, at 8 p.m. (after Town Topics press time), the Princeton Regional Board of Education met for its monthly open session in the cafeteria of the John Witherspoon Middle School. Among the items on the agenda was a public hearing and vote on the 2007-08 budget that will go before Princeton voters on April 17.

Township, Borough, Propose Tax Hikes, and PU Could Get Involved in the Mix

Matthew Hersh

Tax increases are in store for homeowners in Princeton Borough and Township this year, as both governing bodies were slated this week to introduce proposed municipal operating budgets for 2007. However, in the Borough, Princeton University could spell the difference between a moderate tax hike and an increase — coupled with a 10-cent hike as outlined in the Princeton Regional Board of Education's proposed $76 million budget — with far more financial impact on the Borough homeowner.

can be purchased Wednesday mornings
at the following locations:
Kiosk (Palmer Square)
Krauszer's (State Road)
Speedy Mart (State Road)
Wawa (University Place)
Wild Oats
Village Express

Rocky Hill
Wawa (Route 518)

Pennington Market