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New Math and Science School Appoints Former Illinois Secretary of Education

Princeton’s new boarding school, the Princeton International School of Mathematics and Science (PRISMS), is getting ready for the start of its first semester at the site once occupied by the…

Planning Board Approves AvalonBay’s Plan B

In an 8-1 vote, Princeton’s Planning Board approved the revised plan that AvalonBay has proposed for the former site of the University Medical Center at Princeton. While none of the…

Council Discusses Trade Center Memorial For Monument Drive

Details of a plan for a monument to those who died in the September 11 World Trade Center attack were presented to Princeton Council at its July 22 meeting. While…

Pipeline Company Modifies Plan To Address Citizens’ Concerns

Citizens concerned about the effects of the proposed Transco pipeline addition on the Princeton Ridge met earlier this month with officials from The Williams Company, which wants to implement the…

Citizens Group Withdraws Objection to AvalonBay

At a meeting of the Planning Board last Thursday, Princeton Citizens for Sustainable Neighborhoods (PCSN) announced it was no longer opposing developer AvalonBay’s proposal for 280 rental units at the…

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…