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Local Health Program Gets a Reprieve After Outreach Effort

The Mercer County Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program’s announcement that it would close its Princeton office as of May 16 was a wake-up call of sorts for members of…

Mayor Lempert Speaks At Rally in Support Of “Ban the Box” Law

An underage college student accompanies his friend to a liquor store where the slightly older friend, who is of legal drinking age, buys a case of beer. The pair are…

AvalonBay Sues Princeton Over Additional Testing

The developer AvalonBay is suing the town of Princeton, Princeton Council, Mayor Liz Lempert, and two municipal staff members over the developer’s agreement for the 280-unit rental complex planned for…

Council Adopts Budget After Lengthy Debate Over Salary Levels

Princeton Council adopted the proposed 2014 budget Tuesday night, but not without heated discussion. The issue under debate was whether to include a line item in the budget for an…

Union Representatives Question AvalonBay’s Choice of Subcontractor

The rat, as a symbol of union displeasure, made an appearance on Witherspoon Street Friday, May 9, in front of the old hospital building that has been purchased for redevelopment…

University’s Sexual Assault Procedures To Be Examined

Princeton University is listed among 55 institutions of higher education being investigated for possible violations of federal law over the handling of sexual violence and harassment complaints. The list was…

Neighbor’s Call Leads to Arrest Of Burglary Suspect

A suspect attempting to break in to a residence on Randall Road has been arrested by the Princeton Police Department. The suspect is being looked at in connection with other…

Council Making Progress Harmonizing Ordinances From Borough, Township

Despite a few debates over semantics at a work session on code review Monday night, Princeton Council was able to introduce several ordinances and begin discussion of some others that…

Council Passes Town/Gown Tax Deal

The town of Princeton and Princeton University have produced a seven year agreement under which the University will make voluntary unrestricted financial contributions to the municipality totaling $21.72 million, as…

Family and Colleagues Remember Paul Sigmund As Brilliant and Kind

When he was 12, Paul Sigmund won the Philadelphia auditions for Quiz Kids radio show. Despite this distinction, after which he traveled to Chicago to compete with similarly gifted children…