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Community’s Living Room Cool and Comfortable Again After Heat Wave Intrudes

Princeton’s cooling stations saw their share of use during last week’s heat wave. but the Princeton Public Library, the “community’s living room” and a cherished refuge during Hurricane Sandy, was…

Fate of Valley Road School Building Is Debated at Council Meeting

With a petition signed by some 2,100 Princeton voters, citizens who want to turn the oldest part of the Valley Road School building into a non-profit community center appeared before…

Parking an Issue at Pool as Heat Wave Persists

The heat is on, and Princeton residents are cooling off in record numbers at the Community Pool. While there is room in the water for the 1,600 or so who…

AvalonBay Tweaks Hospital Site Plan At Planning Board Meeting

At the second of four Planning Board meetings last Thursday devoted to AvalonBay’s plan for a rental complex at the site of the former University Medical Center of Princeton, the…

Journey “Full of Adventure, Full of Discovery” Leads Bowen to National Humanities Medal

In the epilogue to his 2011 book Lessons Learned, former Princeton University President William G. Bowen, who was awarded a National Humanities Medal last week, quotes Greek poet C.F. Cavafy’s…

June’s Drenching Rains Vex Local Farmers

Ask any farmer if they’d rather have a dry year or a wet year, and the answer is likely to be the same: Dry. “You can water, but if you…

Council Hears About New “Loyalty Card,” Results of Police Survey

Hoping to encourage Princeton residents and visitors to shop local, the Princeton Merchants Association (PMA) has announced a new debit/credit card that can be used at establishments in town and…

Merwick’s New Garden Is Designed With Physical Therapy in Mind

Merwick Care and Rehabilitation in Plainsboro has added an outdoor dimension to its physical therapy treatments with a 7,500 square foot garden designed with a purpose. The therapy garden, the…

Six Local Mayors Focus on Regional Issues

Six Mercer County mayors met for breakfast last Thursday morning at the Hyatt Regency Princeton to discuss regional issues with each other, with representatives of local businesses, and with members…

AvalonBay Returns To Planning Board With Revised Proposal

AvalonBay brought its revised plan for the former Princeton Hospital site back to the Planning Board last Thursday. With greater permeability, five buildings instead of one large edifice, a scaled-down…