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District Approves Dual Language Program, Community Park Pilot to Begin September

The Princeton Public Schools Board of Education (BOE) approved a Spanish/English Dual Language Immersion (DLI) Program last week. The pilot program will be open only to students entering kindergarten and…

Edgewater Fire Prompts Calls for Construction, Safety Review

At a press conference held in the parking lot on Franklin Avenue Tuesday, Bergen County Executive James Tedesco and Edgewater Mayor Michael McPartland joined Princeton Mayor Liz Lempert, Mercer County…

Leadership Awards Recognize Efforts Of Environmentalists

An eclectic group of citizen-environmentalists was honored by Sustainable Princeton and the Princeton Environmental Commission (PEC) for varied contributions to the economic health and well-being of the Princeton community at…

Princeton Digs In for Year’s First Storm

Princeton was on high alert Monday as the municipality prepared for a storm that was projected to dump over a foot of snow in the Central New Jersey area and…

After AvalonBay Fire, Lempert and Hughes Call for Code Review

A devastating fire last week at the Avalon at Edgewater, a Bergen County apartment complex owned by the same developer that will build a rental apartment complex on the site…

IAS Faculty Housing Plan Fails to Gain D&R Canal Commission Approval

The Delaware & Raritan Canal Commission (DRCC) did not approve the Institute for Advanced Study’s plans to build faculty housing on its property in Princeton close to the Battlefield State…

Hospital Demolition Taking Longer Than Anticipated

So far seven of the eight buildings at the old hospital site on Witherspoon Street have been removed. The last was scheduled to “disappear” at the weekend, but due to…

Better Economy Revives Solar Energy Proposal For River Road Landfill

A solar energy project that was stalled due to a shaky economy and a decline in solar renewable energy values may be back on the books. At the Princeton Council…

Substantial Hike in Fees For Trash Pickup Contract

Hauling trash in Princeton this year will cost significantly more than it did last year, and for less trash. An addition of $22.04 per ton will be collected by Central…

Council Introduces Bike Lane Ordinance

An ordinance that would allow dedicated bike lanes on a stretch of Hamilton Avenue, eliminating on-street parking, was introduced at Monday’s meeting of Princeton Council following testimony by several citizens…