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DEP Hears Citizens’ Concerns About Pipeline

At a public meeting held by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Monday night, several residents of the Princeton Ridge and experts hired by the citizens’ group Princeton…

AvalonBay Volunteers To Improve Standards For Fire Safety

AvalonBay, the developer of 280 units planned for the former Princeton Hospital site, announced last week that it has voluntarily upgraded its fire protection systems for the Princeton complex as…

D&R Canal Commission Votes Again, This Time Approves IAS Housing Plan

The Delaware and Raritan Canal Commission (DRCC) has effectively reversed the decision it made last month on the Institute for Advanced Study’s plan for faculty housing. The Commission approved the…

Scheide Donation Is Largest in University’s History

William Hurd Scheide, the Princeton philanthropist, bibliophile, and musicologist who died at age 100 last November, has left his collection of some 2,500 rare books and manuscripts to his alma…

PennEast Pipeline To Have Lasting Impact, Study Claims

The proposed PennEast pipeline that will cross the Sourlands region into Mercer County will have lasting economic impact during and after its construction, according to a study released last week.…

Teachers and Parents Invite Community To “Take the PARCC” Event Monday

To share their concerns about the structure and format of the new state-mandated PARCC tests Princeton Public Schools students will take next month, members of the teachers’s union, Princeton Regional…

State Agency to Review Construction Code

Because of icy weather conditions Monday, the meeting of the Mayor and Council that was scheduled that night was postponed until Tuesday night, after Town Topics’ press deadline. In response…

Neighborhood Meeting Will Air Views On Bike Lane Ordinance

Although the late-January storm that never happened postponed the public hearing on the bike lane ordinance from January 26 to February 18, another sort of storm has been brewing among…

District Approves Dual Language Program, Community Park Pilot to Begin September

The Princeton Public Schools Board of Education (BOE) approved a Spanish/English Dual Language Immersion (DLI) Program last week. The pilot program will be open only to students entering kindergarten and…

Edgewater Fire Prompts Calls for Construction, Safety Review

At a press conference held in the parking lot on Franklin Avenue Tuesday, Bergen County Executive James Tedesco and Edgewater Mayor Michael McPartland joined Princeton Mayor Liz Lempert, Mercer County…