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With New Name, Unexpected Funds, Schools Look Ahead

With summer’s approach, the Princeton Regional Board of Education will begin the task of changing the headings of all of its policies and documents to “Princeton Public Schools,” in accordance…

Residents Ask Hospital to Intervene In Plans for Redevelopment of Site

As the University Medical Center at Princeton vacated Princeton Borough for its new home in Plainsboro this week, residents of the neighborhood surrounding the hospital’s old home on Witherspoon Street…

Governing Bodies Consider Task Force Suggestions; Spar About Facilitator

At a joint meeting on Monday evening, members of Borough Council and Township Committee didn’t argue about the shape of the negotiating table, but they were at odds with each…

UMCP Facility Marks a New Era in Healthcare

Like a proud father, Barry Rabner beamed and shook a lot of hands Tuesday morning. The CEO of the University Medical Center at Princeton had barely slept the night before,…

Guns or Butter? Holt and Others Decry Bill That Would Cut Services

Congressman Rush Holt (D-12) was joined by social service leaders from The Crisis Ministry of Princeton and Trenton, the New Jersey Anti-Hunger Coalition, and the Community FoodBank of New Jersey…

Nicholas Katzenbach Always Called Princeton Home

Reflecting on his father’s history-making “Stand in the Schoolhouse Door” confrontation with Alabama Governor George Wallace in 1963, John Katzenbach recalled how his family referenced the incident in years to…

Local Landlord Faces Fraud, Racketeering Suit

The owner of Princeton’s only rooming house has been sued for several counts of fraud and racketeering. Sanford Zeitler, landlord at 205 Nassau Street and owner of other commercial and…

$26.4 Million 2012 Borough Budget Includes No Increase in Property Tax

For the fourth year in a row, Princeton Borough’s proposed budget includes no increase in municipal property taxes. Borough Council voted unanimously last week to reintroduce a 2012 budget, which…

Planning Board Says Ordinance Is Inconsistent With Princeton Master Plan

Princeton’s Regional Planning Board voted last week to recommend to Borough Council that an ordinance to preserve the existing Dinky right-of-way is not consistent with Princeton’s master plan. The 6-3…

Township Appoints Morgan Acting Police Chief

Christopher Morgan was appointed Acting Township Police Chief at Township Committee’s Monday evening meeting. Police Commissioner Bernie Miller, who acts as the liaison between the Police Department and Township Committee,…