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Thanks All Around at Final Borough Meeting

There was business, old and new, on the agenda at a meeting of Princeton Borough Council the night after Christmas. But for the 20 or so citizens who braved a…

Online Shopping Impacts Holiday Sales For Area Stores

The reports are in. While the 2012 holiday shopping season was, for many area merchants, an encouraging improvement over previous years, not every Princeton proprietor is happy with the season’s…

As Membership Grows, Princeton Community TV Looks to the Future

What are the implications of consolidation for Princeton Community Television (TV30), the public access cable station created by the Borough and Township of Princeton in January of 1997? “Our core…

Princeton Weathers A Perfect Storm of Issues

This year Princeton weathered a major hurricane, opened a spanking new community park and pool, elected a mayor for the new municipality, coped with Route 1 left turn prohibitions, and…

Planning Board Approves Arts & Transit, Citizens Are Considering an Appeal

Concluding six years of discussion and dispute between Princeton University, the governing bodies, and citizens of the town, the Regional Planning Board December 18 voted to approve the University’s $300…

Planning Board Rejects AvalonBay Plan For Hospital Site

After a five-hour meeting that began December 19 and ended in the wee hours of December 20, Princeton’s Regional Planning Board voted against developer AvalonBay’s plan for a rental community…

Educators Respond to Newtown Shooting

“I spent the weekend, as did many fellow heads of schools, listening to the news for any details of the story that could shed a light on how we might…

Township Committee Thanks Staff, Volunteers At Last Official Meeting

At its final official meeting, Township Committee honored employees and volunteers for their help during this last year, and for their years of cumulated service. Recognizing employees first, Mayor Chad…

No Vote Yet on Historic District Proposal After Injunction Is Filed by Its Opponents

The continuing saga of whether to establish a historic district in Princeton’s Morven neighborhood got no closer to a decision last week at a meeting of Borough Council. At the…

Environmental Report Debated at Meeting

A report by an environmental consulting firm concluding that the Witherspoon Street site vacated by the University Medical Center of Princeton shows no evidence of soil or groundwater contamination was…