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Candidates Dismiss Conflicts of Interest, Advise Use of Report

In addition to the fact that they both aspire to be the Democratic nominee for mayor of the municipality that will be created when the Princetons consolidate, Liz Lempert and…

Joint Meeting Looks at Task Force Progress

“You’re significantly there from where I sit today,” said Center for Governmental Research (CGR) consultant Joe Stefko at Monday’s joint Township Borough meeting, where he talked about the transition process…

Field of Candidates Grows as Yina Moore Enters Council Race

Princeton Borough Mayor Yina Moore will not run for mayor of the consolidated Princetons, but will instead be a candidate for the council that will govern the combined municipality. “First,…

Princetonians Among Those Protesting Christie’s “Reverse Robin Hood Budget”

Julia Sass Rubin, Lisa Levine, and School Board members Molly Chrein and Andrea Spalla were among the participants at a Statehouse meeting organized by Save Our Schools last week “to…

IAS Housing Plan Prevails, Opponents to Appeal

Following four lengthy meetings spanning the past three months, Princeton’s Regional Planning Board last Thursday approved the Institute for Advanced Study’s proposal to build faculty housing on land it owns…

Council Approves AvalonBay Plan But Neighbors Register Objections

Princeton Borough Council last week voted to approve a request by AvalonBay, the developer of the University Medical Center at Princeton’s soon-to-be-vacated site, for rezoning. With Jenny Crumiller casting the…

Tentative School Budget Approved; State Aid Is Less Than Hoped For

Describing it as “a remarkable work,” because it is based on only a one percent increase from last year, the Princeton Regional Board of Education approved a tentative total operating…

Transition Task Force Is Up and Running

With only nine months to go before consolidation of Princeton Borough and Township becomes law, the Transition Task Force has moved into high gear. The group has formed several subcommittees…

Borough and Township Back CGR and Kearns; Modify Hiring Directive

Sharing the podium in the main meeting room at Township Hall Monday evening, Borough Council and Township Committee members approved professional services agreements for the Transition Task Force, the Center…

Brooks Brothers, Other Retailers to Open Stores on Palmer Square

The arrival of Brooks Brothers on Palmer Square next fall is not the only change planned for Princeton’s downtown. A women’s accessory store and some shuffling of spaces are also…