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Tour Buses on Nassau Street a Growing Concern

At a “Meet the Mayors” discussion held by the Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce last week, Princeton Mayor Liz Lempert brought up the topic of tour buses that hog parking…

AvalonBay Opposes Hiring Environmental Lawyer, No Motion Filed Yet

Last week, the attorney for AvalonBay Communities issued a statement calling Princeton’s hiring of environmental lawyer Neil Yoskin a conflict of interest. Mr. Yoskin, who chairs the environmental practice group…

Princeton’s Independence Day Events: Fireworks, Molly Pitcher, and Bluegrass

This year’s Independence Day holiday begins early in Princeton with the traditional Spirit of Princeton fireworks display taking place tonight, Wednesday, July 2, on the fields next to the Princeton…

Council Discusses COAH Rules; Makes “Flood House” Decision

New regulations proposed by the state Council on Affordable Housing (COAH) dictating that Princeton has “zero obligation” to build more affordable units have caused concern that developers will be able…

Mercer County Mayors Agree on One Thing: Trenton Needs Help

While focusing on issues in their individual towns, mayors from Mercer County agreed yesterday that helping to solve problems plaguing the city of Trenton is high on their lists of…

IAS Announces Plans For Archeological Survey At Faculty Housing Site

In an email message to Town Topics, IAS spokesperson Christine Ferrara announced that the Institute for Advanced Study is planning an archeological survey at the site where it hopes to…

Princeton Pumped as Special Olympics Come to Town

The late afternoon sun was beating down on a crowd of athletes outside Princeton University’s DeNunzio Pool and Weaver Stadium on Monday, but nobody seemed to mind. Having just completed…

Teachers Contract Negotiations Stalled, Mediation on Horizon

Negotiations between the Princeton Public Schools (PPS), Board of Education (BOE), and representatives of the Princeton Regional Education Association (PREA) reached an impasse when representatives of both sides met June…

Making Companies “Do the Right Thing,” Council Introduces Wage Theft Ordinance

Combating wage theft is the focus of a landscaping registration ordinance re-introduced at Monday night’s meeting of Princeton Council. If approved, the ordinance will require all commercial landscapers to register…

After Photo Finish Primary, Time to “Move On”

Two days after a primary election that was too close to call, Council member Jo Butler was declared the winner of the race for one of two available seats on…