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Firestone Acquires Jacques Derrida’s Personal Library

The personal working library of famed deconstructionist philosopher Jacques Derrida (1930-2004) arrived at Princeton University’s Firestone Library just three weeks ago and scholarly blogs and social media sites are already…

Mark Johnson Rejects Town’s Separation Agreement

Princeton’s former Animal Control Officer (ACO) Mark Johnson has formally rejected the separation agreement he was offered by the municipality last month following his suspension in February. Mr. Johnson confirmed…

Former Triangle Club Accountant Pleads Guilty to Theft of $240,000

Thomas John Muza, 56, of Hightstown, appeared before Judge Timothy P. Lydon in Mercer County Superior Court last week. The former Triangle Club accountant, who also served for years as…

Still No Contract, Teachers/District Talks Continue

Representatives of both the teachers’ union, Princeton Regional Education Association (PREA), and the Princeton Public Schools Board of Education (BOE) failed once again to agree on a contract when they…

Council Authorizes Funds for Lytle Street Property

At its meeting Monday night, Princeton Council voted 4-2 to set aside $600,000 to acquire two lots at 31-33 Lytle Street, next to the Mary Moss Park, in the Witherspoon/Jackson…

Planning Board Passes Proposal For 7-Eleven Store, Post Office

Princeton’s Planning Board voted unanimously last week in favor of a plan to allow a 7-Eleven to move into the former West Coast Video location at 259 East Nassau Street.…

Little Advance On School Food Workers Nutri-Serve Dispute

While contract negotiations between the teachers’s union and the Princeton Public Schools Board of Education (BOE) have taken center stage at recent public Board meetings, those between the district’s food…

Michael Graves Remembered as Innovator, Teacher

Michael Graves spent the last 12 years of his life in a wheelchair. But the spinal cord infection that left him paralyzed from the waist down did not keep the…

Budget Waivers Would Allow District To Exceed 2 Percent Property Tax Cap

If the average Princeton home owner could guarantee that all students at Princeton High School could have all the teaching they needed for a few dollars more on their annual…

Battlefield Society Will Appeal “Illegal Do-Over”

The Princeton Battlefield Area Preservation Society (PBS) is preparing to file an appeal of the Delaware and Raritan Canal Commission’s approval of the Institute for Advanced Study’s plans to build…