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School Board Seeks $10.9 Million for Improvements

A referendum to support proposed school building improvements at a total cost of approximately $10.9 million will be on the ballot for Princeton voters this September 24. If passed, the…

Princeton Number 1 In Forbes Magazine College Rankings

Princeton University was recently named the number one college in America by Forbes Magazine. An article in the business section of its August 1 issue, noted this is the first…

New Jersey State Council on the Arts Approves Over $1.5 Million in Grants

Mercer County arts institutions have won over $1.5 million of this year’s New Jersey State Council on the Arts total gift of $15.7 million to organizations throughout the state. Among…

“Phase 2” of Consolidation Begins

With the signing of a $38,000 contract with KSS Architects to refurbish the two current municipal buildings, “Phase 2” of the transition process has begun. At a joint Monday evening…

Petition Opposes Bill Allowing Private Colleges To Bypass Zoning Laws

A petition to prevent legislation that would exempt New Jersey’s private colleges and universities from municipal land use oversight is circulating among members of local government and the public. As…

Zoning Changes Introduced by Council For East Nassau Street Neighborhood

In a victory for property owners on East Nassau Street, Princeton Borough Council last Tuesday voted to introduce an ordinance that could change zoning on the south side of the…

Retail Changes Underway in Town and Malls

Construction and renovation crews have been a significant presence this summer in downtown Princeton and area malls. Change is underway at several retail and restaurant establishments. Much of Quaker Bridge…

Officials Describe Car-Destroying Fire As “Not Suspicious”

A dramatic car fire drew crews and equipment from several local departments to the intersection of Spring and Witherspoon Streets for several hours on Saturday afternoon. Princeton Borough Police Lieutenant…

Democrats to Open New Headquarters; Event Draws Candidates and Supporters

Princeton Democratic Headquarters for this year’s presidential election will open on or about September 1 at 217 Nassau Street, in the rear of a building just across the street from…

A Two-Person Solution for the New Princeton

Borough Administrator Bob Bruschi and Acting Township Administrator Kathy Monzo will be the Administrator and Deputy Administrator, respectively, of the consolidated Princeton government, effective January 1, 2013. At a joint…