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Teacher Contract Negotiations Heat Up

Representatives of both the teachers’ union, Princeton Regional Education Association (PREA) and the Princeton Public Schools Board of Education (BOE) failed to reach agreement when they met for a “bargaining…

Nancy Snyderman Quarantined After Crew Member Contracts Ebola

Princeton resident and NBC News Chief Medical Editor and Correspondent Dr. Nancy Snyderman had to be flown back from Liberia where she had been reporting on the Ebola outbreak in…

Two Major Gifts For Morven Museum To Bolster Endowment

Morven Museum & Garden has received two major grants designed to help strengthen the organization’s endowment. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has donated $1 million, half of which must be…

Council Approves Appointment of Municipal Administrator

Princeton has a new municipal administrator. At a special meeting Monday night, the town’s Council unanimously approved the appointment of Marc D. Dashield, who replaces longtime staffer Bob Bruschi and…

Mediator Required For District/PREA Contract Negotiations

In spite of hopes expressed by both sides during a series of meetings over summer and into the start of the school year, members of Princeton Public Schools Board of…

New Trenton Mayor Tells Chamber Capital City is “Moving Forward”

Greeted by one standing ovation and acknowledged with another as he concluded his remarks, Trenton Mayor Eric Jackson spoke of a new era for the beleaguered capital city Tuesday morning…

Council Considers Future of Witherspoon Street

Should the stretch of Witherspoon Street between Nassau Street and Valley Road continue in its current configuration of eight separate zones, or should Princeton consider rezoning? That question was debated…

Planners Postpone Vote On Revised Institute Plan For Faculty Housing

After three hours of often contentious discussion, much of it between the lawyers for the Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) and the Princeton Battlefield Society, Princeton’s Planning Board last Thursday…

Celebrate New Jersey’s 350th Anniversary At Several Historic Sites This Weekend

Princeton’s historic preservation groups are coordinating to provide a weekend of activities to celebrate New Jersey’s 350th Anniversary this weekend, September 26 to 28. Activities are planned at the Princeton…

Groups File Criticisms Of Federal Assessment For Pipeline Project

Area citizen and environmental groups and local legislators have submitted comments criticizing the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s assessment of the pipeline project proposed for an environmentally sensitive stretch of the…