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Vol. LXV, No. 13
Wednesday, March 30, 2011
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CONSIDERING CONSOLIDATION: Community members gathered at the meeting of Princeton Future at the library on Saturday to discuss the advantages and disadvantages of municipal consolidation between the Borough and the Township. In four roundtable discussions, residents considered governance and administration; a shared police department; a shared public works department; and finance and taxes, and subsequently presented their conclusions and questions to the assembled group. (Photo by Emily Reeves)

Consolidation Chair Reflects on Progress, Explains Route to Recommendation in May

Dilshanie Perera

After the monthly meeting of the Joint Consolidation and Shared Services Study Commission last week and the Princeton Future community discussion last Saturday, Anton Lahnston summarized the group’s progress, and what it will take to get a question on November’s ballot.

In Zoning Discussion, Borough Contemplates University Requests for Arts, Education, Transit

Dilshanie Perera

Borough Council considered Princeton University’s proposed rezoning of the region at the intersection of Alexander Road and University Place at its meeting last week. Staff presented their perspective on zoning in the area and gained Borough input while Council members voiced their opinions on future development and the municipality’s relationship with the University.

“Step Into Medusa’s Lair”: Cotsen Event Will Bring Greek Mythology to Life

Ellen Gilbert

Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 1: The Lightning Thief, Rick Riordan’s popular children’s tale of Greek mythology and adventure, is the theme of this year’s Princyclopedia, an interactive book convention hosted annually by the Cotsen Children’s Library. The all-ages event will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 9, in Dillon Gymnasium. No registration is required for the program which is open to the public free of charge.

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