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Ravitch Leads Battle to Save Public Schools, Warns of Dangers of Privatization

On the eve of yesterday’s election, education expert Diane Ravitch spoke to a packed auditorium at Princeton High School’s Performing Arts Center on the attacks to public education by so-called…

Council Gives Green Light to Dinky Multi-Meters

Drivers who park at Princeton’s Dinky train station will be the guinea pigs for a two-year pilot program testing a technologically updated payment system that could result in cost savings…

Environmentalists File Intervention, Oppose Pipeline

The environmental groups Food and Water Watch, Environment New Jersey, and the New Jersey chapter of the Sierra Club filed a “notice of intervention” on Tuesday, October 22, with the…

Carnevale Family Will Appeal to Planners In Effort to Redevelop Wild Oats Site

The owners of the former Wild Oats market property, whose proposal for redeveloping the site was rejected last week by the Princeton Zoning Board, will resubmit their request to the…

Lempert to Recuse Herself From PILOT Negotiations

Mayor Liz Lempert has decided to recuse herself from discussions with Princeton University regarding payments in lieu of taxes. She made the decision despite the opinion of the town’s conflict…

Candidates for Council Comment on Issues As Election Approaches

Of the three candidates vying for two three-year terms on Princeton Council in the November 5 election, two С Democrats Patrick Simon and Jenny Crumiller С are current members of…

Council Receives Report on Dinky Canopy Collapse, Not Everyone Satisfied

On September 19, the canopy covering the platform at the old Dinky station collapsed shortly after demolition workers had left for the day. The canopy awning, which had sheltered commuters…

Coyote Cull Nixed in Favor of Education Program

After reviewing some research, Princeton’s Animal Control Advisory Committee has recommended to Princeton Council that a plan to hire sharpshooters to cull the area’s growing coyote herd be scrapped in…

Concerns About Leaks Lead to Council’s Vote Against a Closed Session

A closed session that could have taken place at the end of Monday night’s Princeton Council meeting was voted down by the governing body after concerns by some members over…

Here at Last: Princeton Merchants Launch OnePrinceton Debit Card and Phone App

The launch of the new OnePrinceton debit card is a long-awaited and welcome event according to John Marshall, the owner of Main Street Bistro at the Princeton Shopping Center. As…