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Teachers, District Sign Memo of Agreement

After well over a year of negotiations, the Princeton Public Schools Board of Education (BOE) and the teachers’s union, Princeton Regional Education Association (PREA) issued a statement Thursday announcing a…

Fireworks, Flintlocks, Benjamin Franklin as Princeton Celebrates

Independence Day falls on a Saturday this year and there will be enough history-inspired events to fill the entire day, not to mention a few that take place on the…

655 Bus Will Likely End But Alternative Exists, More Being Explored

For those who rely on NJ Transit’s 655 bus for transportation between Princeton and the University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro, prospects are dim for the future of the…

Council Considers Tour Buses, Affordable Housing

For the past 10 weeks, members of an ad hoc committee have been trying to come up with a solution to the problem of tour buses on Nassau Street. The…

FBI In On Effort To Solve Swatting, Police Tell Parents

Describing a series of phone threats to Princeton schools and other local institutions as “terrorism,” Police Chief Nick Sutter told concerned parents and members of the public last week that…

IAS Housing Plans On Hold Pending Court Ruling

With the end of an archeological survey on the site where it plans to build housing for its faculty, the Institute for Advanced Study (IAS), looked ready to announce preparations…

Residents Voice Concerns Over Valley Road Plans

Some 45 local residents and interested users of Valley Road turned out Monday, June 15, for a neighborhood meeting designed to elicit their ideas and concerns with respect to planned…

Coalition Wants State To Kill NJ Transit’s Cuts and Fare Hikes

Efforts to get the state to nix plans for a NJ Transit fare hike and a cut in some bus routes, including one that ferries passengers between Princeton and the…

Library Director Leslie Burger Stepping Down

Leslie Burger, the woman credited with turning the Princeton Public Library into “the community’s living room” while bringing it national recognition for services and innovation, is retiring after 16 years…

Council Moves On Overnight Parking, Lytle Street Property

Rules for overnight parking and the purchase of a controversial property on Lytle Street dominated a lengthy meeting of Princeton Council Monday night. The governing body was evenly divided about…

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