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Vol. LXI, No. 21
Wednesday, May 23, 2007
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PRESERVING A NEIGHBORHOOD JEWEL: A state grant has allowed Princeton Borough to upgrade the playground equipment in Potts Playground, at the corner of Erdman Avenue and Tee-Ar Place. The park is widely enjoyed not only by children for the equipment, but by residents in that area, who use the park for community block parties.

A Princeton Borough Pocket Park Gears Up for a $60,000 Makeover

Matthew Hersh

Potts Playground is one of those successful pocket parks in the Borough, providing quiet solitude for residents of the surrounding neighborhood, some play equipment for area kids, while offering an in-town location where residents can hold community events.

Township Hall Offers Few Surprises as Municipal Budget Passes Smoothly

Matthew Hersh

Following a tumultuous week of reexamining the Princeton Regional Schools 2007-2008 budget, Princeton Township Committee treated its own $33.175 million operating budget like a walk in the park. It passed, 5-0.

Commission Wants to Reverse Senior Zoning, but Township Committee Appears Resolute

Matthew Hersh

The Princeton Environmental Commission, following up on a discussion earlier this year on preserving environmentally sensitive lands along the Princeton Ridge, was more or less rebuffed on a technicality Monday as the agency urged the governing body to reconsider zoning in a senior-housing designated zone on Bunn Drive.

Process Takes Center Stage as Towns, District, Find Common Ground on Budget

Matthew Hersh

Given the challenge of working around the first failed school budget in 16 years, both Princeton governing bodies, as well as members of the Princeton Regional Board of Education, engaged in a three-hour session last Tuesday that produced a new budget, trimmed by $1.05 million.

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