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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…

Compressor Repairs Continue As Library Gets Temporary Relief

The doors to the Princeton Public Library’s Community Room aren’t normally open to Hinds Plaza. But on Monday of this week, day seven of no air-conditioning in the building, the…

NJ Transit Board Approves University Property Swap

At a special telephone meeting yesterday of New Jersey Transit’s board of directors, a resolution was approved to transfer property between Princeton University and the transportation agency in connection with…

Battlefield Society Setback as Judge Rules Against Suit

The Princeton Battlefield Society received a setback Friday in its attempt to halt the Institute for Advanced Study’s (IAS) building plans. The Society had sued to overturn the Princeton Planning…

Council Discusses New Police Contract, To Vote July 8 on Department Study

A meeting of Princeton Council on Monday, June 24 was focused on the future workings of the town’s police department. Discussion centered around a new agreement with the Police Benevolent…

Land Use Bill Tabled by State Assembly

A bill that would allow private colleges and universities to pursue development opportunities without the scrutiny of municipal land use laws was tabled by the New Jersey State Assembly Budget…

Scoping Meeting On Proposed Pipeline Draws a Crowd

Despite torrential rain and some local flood watches, a public scoping hearing held last week by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) regarding a proposed natural gas pipeline through the…

When It Comes to Bears in Princeton Residents Urged to Live and Let Live

There’s a good chance that the young adult male black bear that has been seen roaming the Princeton area might be here to stay. “The fact that he’s been here…

Bomb Threat Shuts Down Princeton University

A bomb threat to multiple, unspecified buildings at Princeton University Tuesday morning resulted in the evacuation of a large part of the campus and an investigation involving local, state, and…

Town/Gown Police Cooperate During Campus Emergency

Tuesday’s campus bomb threat highlighted the challenges and advantages of two police departments working in the same jurisdiction. Officers from both the Princeton Police Department (PPD) and the Princeton University…