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Tilghman is Praised For Her Accomplishments

The announcement last weekend of Princeton University President Shirley M. Tilghman’s impending retirement has prompted local government and University officials to express appreciation for her accomplishments during her eleven-year tenure.…

School Referendum Passes; “Infrastructure” Improvements to Begin

In an election where less than ten percent of Princeton’s 19,145 registered voters turned out to vote, a school referendum asking for $10.9 million for school improvements was approved on…

Site Plan Review Board Recommends Passage of University Arts and Transit Plan

After hearing presentations from members of the design team charged with creating Princeton University’s $300 million arts and transit neighborhood, the Regional Planning Board of Princeton’s Site Plan Review Advisory…

DOT: Narrow Bridge Not a Problem

The state Department of Transportation (DOT) has no immediate plans to replace the Alexander Road bridge, despite recent attention to its shortcomings. Officials note that as a result of the…

Council Wants More Information on Kiosks Before Taking a Vote

Details of a proposed plan to update the two information kiosks on Nassau Street were the focus of the September 11 meeting of Princeton Borough Council.  While Council members expressed…

Critics of AvalonBay’s Rental Concept Hire Two Attorneys and Urban Planner

The Princeton citizens who have expressed repeated concerns about the rental community planned for the former site of the University Medical Center at Princeton have been less vocal in recent…

Township Debates Transition Finances

The question of whether or not to hire a construction manager “for a sum not to exceed $129,504” to oversee remaining consolidation operations, and whether or not to approve a…

Historic Commission Votes To Recommend Designation After Consolidation Occurs

At its meeting on September 5, Princeton Borough’s Historic Preservation Review Committee (HPRC) voted to recommend to Borough Council that a portion of Princeton’s western section, known as the Morven…

Public Library’s Major Supporter Isn’t Afraid to Handle a Dust Rag

Nearly a decade ago, there was considerable debate among Princeton residents about whether the Princeton Public Library should rebuild on its Witherspoon Street corner site or relocate to Princeton Shopping…

Republicans, Democrats Open Headquarters

With the formal openings of local campaign headquarters for both parties within days of each other, more attention is being drawn to the upcoming November elections. Labor Day morning saw…