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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…

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…