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DOT Presents Concept to Ease Route 1 Congestion

When Princeton Council’s Traffic and Transportation Committee meets next Monday to discuss the latest concept that the New Jersey Department of Transportation has released regarding traffic woes on Route 1,…

Mayor Cory Booker Urges JWMS Students To Make a Difference

Newark Mayor Cory Booker spoke to the eighth grade assembly at John Witherspoon Middle School Tuesday as part of a school-wide celebration of community, student service, and kindness. Mayor Booker…

Former Mayor Dick Woodbridge Calls For Municipal Action On Valley Road Building

“Use it or lose it or give it to someone else who will use it,” says Dick Woodbridge, former mayor of Princeton Township, in reference to the oldest part of…

Rejection of AvalonBay Plan Made Official

At its meeting on February 7, Princeton’s Planning Board officially memorialized its December 19, 2012 rejection of developer AvalonBay’s proposal for an apartment building at the former location of the…

Alexander Street Houses Headed for Wrecking Ball Unless a Buyer Steps Up

Princeton has a history of moving buildings from one location to another. Since the mid-19th century, as the town and its institutions have grown, stately houses, modest workers’ cottages, estate…

Chamber’s Revamping of Kiosk Design Receives Mixed Reception From Council

A proposal to revamp the information kiosks located on Nassau Street at Witherspoon and Vandeventer streets got a lukewarm reaction from members of Princeton Council on Monday night. But the…

Arts and Transit Plan Subject of New Appeal

A group of local citizens opposed to Princeton University’s Arts and Transit project planned to file an appeal in Superior Court yesterday [February 5] challenging several aspects of the proposal,…

Question of Nepotism Raised When Relatives Receive Jobs In Town

“Let me make it very clear that Kathy Monzo did nothing wrong; she didn’t break any laws or do anything that was deceptive,” says Councilman Lance Liverman in response to…

Property Owners to Get Details Of Pipeline at Special Meeting

The owners of 15 tracts that would be affected by the laying of a natural gas pipeline through a 1.5-mile section of Princeton have been invited to attend a meeting…

Task Force Discusses Density, Affordable Housing

Would it be preferable to reduce the number of units allowed in the redevelopment of the former hospital site on Witherspoon Street? This was the topic of debate last week…