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Appropriate Authority Ordinance Amended, Council Decides to Try Streamlined Minutes

A discussion of how meeting minutes are reported and the ongoing question of who should be appointed appropriate authority over the town’s police department dominated the meeting of Princeton Council…

Summer Was Safe at Pool but Funds Still Needed

As another season at Community Park Pool draws to a close, officials are calling it a success — and not just because attendance was up. “The most important part of…

D&R Land Trust to Honor Brian Hughes’s Preservation Efforts

Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes is the recipient of the Donald B. Jones Conservation Award from the D&R Greenway Land Trust. Mr. Hughes will be presented with the award,…

In Dublin, Paul Muldoon Delivers Funeral Eulogy For His Mentor, Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney

At funeral services Monday in Dublin’s Catholic Church of the Sacred Heart for Nobel Laureate poet Seamus Heaney, who died August 30 in a Dublin hospital at the age of…

Citizen Group Still Fighting Dinky Move

The temporary Dinky station is up and running, and crews are set to begin taking up portions of the train tracks to make way for construction of Princeton University’s arts…

Valley Road Committee Announces Surprise Investor/Developer

When Mayor Liz Lempert and members of Princeton Council met on Monday evening, they heard, among other business, an announcement by representatives of the Valley Road School Adaptive Reuse Committee…

Council Introduces New Ordinance Regarding Role of Police Oversight

After a lengthy debate at its meeting Monday evening, Princeton Council voted down an ordinance regarding appropriate authority of the town’s police department. A new ordinance was introduced, naming the…

“Save the Dinky” Files Emergency Appeal

As NJ Transit and Princeton University prepare to close the Dinky train station on August 26 and move passengers to a temporary platform and waiting room 1,210 feet away, the…

Volunteers From Princeton Say They Won’t Abandon Capital City in Crisis

Twenty-nine homicides have been reported this year in Trenton, and it’s only August. Shootings have become an almost daily occurrence. Last Saturday night, police were pelted with rocks and bricks…

Construction Affects Vandeventer, Washington; Temporary Dinky Station to Open August 26

Summer means construction work in Princeton. After recent road works on Dickinson Street, Snowden Lane, and River Road, Vandeventer Avenue was closed starting on Monday from 7 a.m. to 4…