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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…

Council President To Be Named Soon; Officials Review Rules

Mayor-elect Liz Lempert and members of the new Princeton Council met on Friday morning in a closed session to discuss, Ms. Lempert said, “personnel matters.” Selecting a president for the governing body was presumably among…

Consolidation Consultant Retained by Hopewell For “Strategic Review”

The Center for Governmental Research (CGR), the Rochester-based, independent, nonprofit management consulting organization that helped guide Princeton’s consolidation and transition processes, has been retained by Hopewell Township in Mercer County to “conduct a strategic review of efficiency…

Princeton Task Force Prepares for “Day One”

With “day one” of consolidation fast approaching, the Princeton Transition Task Force hosted an informational “town hall” meeting on Monday evening at the Princeton Public Library. Center for Governmental Research…