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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…

Council Passes Budget, Names Schmierer Conflict of Interest Attorney

Princeton’s municipal attorney Edwin Schmierer was chosen to be its conflict of interest lawyer at a meeting of Princeton Council on Monday night. The other key item on the agenda…

Standing Ovation for Tilghman at Commencement

Presiding over her final commencement exercises as she prepares to depart her post, Princeton University president Shirley M. Tilghman was given a special Doctor of Laws degree toward the end…

Budget Amendment Proposes Salary Hike For Elected Officials

The vote on the municipal budget that was supposed to take place after a public hearing last Tuesday, May 28, was tabled until June 10. Council considered a proposed budget…

Citizens Group Urges Public To Attend Pipeline Hearing

Residents of the Princeton Ridge and others concerned about the Williams company’s proposal to expand a natural gas pipeline through parts of Princeton and Montgomery are hoping for a significant…

AvalonBay Unveils Reconfigured Plan

A revised plan for the former location of Princeton Hospital on Witherspoon Street was presented to a sometimes testy public last Wednesday evening by AvalonBay, the development company that wants…

Community Survey Responses Are In; Police Report Soon

Responses are in from the Community Expectations Survey conducted recently by the newly consolidated Princeton Police Department. Much as expected, traffic issues are uppermost on the minds of many residents.…