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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…

Teachers’ Union Criticizes Board’s Fund-It-Yourself Plan

Negotiations that began in April between the Princeton Public Schools (PPS), Board of Education (BOE), and representatives of the Princeton Regional Education Association (PREA) continued yesterday, June 10, after Town…

An Upswing in Tourism Numbers For the Fourth Year in a Row

Tourism in the Princeton region is on the rise, according to a study announced Monday by the Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce. “The Economic Impact of Tourism in the Princeton…

Class of 2014 Hears Eisgruber Speak On “Life’s Journey and the Value of Learning”

At its 267th Commencement Tuesday, Princeton University awarded degrees to 1,244 undergraduates in the Class of 2014, seven from other classes, and 996 graduate students. Christopher L. Eisgruber, who presided…

Council Primary Too Close to Call

With Bernie Miller in the lead and only three votes separating Jo Butler and Sue Nemeth, Tuesday’s Democratic Primary for two available Princeton Council seats was too close to call.…

Former Triangle Club Accountant Indicted, Alleged Theft of $180K

Thomas John Muza, 55, of Hightstown has been indicted on a charge of second degree theft. He is alleged to have embezzled more than $180,000 from Princeton University’s famed Triangle…

Board of Education and Teachers Union Lock Horns in Contract Negotiations

Members of the Princeton Regional Education Association (PREA), the union representing local teachers, and the Princeton Public Schools Board of Education (BOE) met yesterday, June 3, to negotiate a new…

Friends, Colleagues Recall Elizabeth Erickson

The death of Elizabeth Gray Erickson last week has inspired tributes from friends and colleagues who worked with her in the numerous charitable organizations she championed. The 46-year-old mother of…