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Save the Dinky Continues Fight Despite Latest Court Setback

The New Jersey Supreme Court’s decision last week quashing an attempt to keep NJ Transit from transferring the Dinky train easement to Princeton University has not deterred members of Save…

Princeton HealthCare System Settles EEOC Suit

Princeton HealthCare System will pay $1.35 million to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit brought four years ago by the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) regarding employee leave policy.…

With No New Contract,Teachers’ Union Talks Will Continue This Month

Princeton’s school teachers are working under an expired contract since no agreement has as yet been reached on a new one for the next three years. Talks took place between…

Princeton Police Arrest Trenton Woman In Theft of Valuables Worth Over $90K

The Princeton Police Department has arrested a Trenton woman for several thefts that occurred in the Princeton homes where she was employed as a cleaner. The accused, Irma Natareno, 57,…

Tour Buses on Nassau Street a Growing Concern

At a “Meet the Mayors” discussion held by the Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce last week, Princeton Mayor Liz Lempert brought up the topic of tour buses that hog parking…

AvalonBay Opposes Hiring Environmental Lawyer, No Motion Filed Yet

Last week, the attorney for AvalonBay Communities issued a statement calling Princeton’s hiring of environmental lawyer Neil Yoskin a conflict of interest. Mr. Yoskin, who chairs the environmental practice group…

Princeton’s Independence Day Events: Fireworks, Molly Pitcher, and Bluegrass

This year’s Independence Day holiday begins early in Princeton with the traditional Spirit of Princeton fireworks display taking place tonight, Wednesday, July 2, on the fields next to the Princeton…

Council Discusses COAH Rules; Makes “Flood House” Decision

New regulations proposed by the state Council on Affordable Housing (COAH) dictating that Princeton has “zero obligation” to build more affordable units have caused concern that developers will be able…

Mercer County Mayors Agree on One Thing: Trenton Needs Help

While focusing on issues in their individual towns, mayors from Mercer County agreed yesterday that helping to solve problems plaguing the city of Trenton is high on their lists of…

IAS Announces Plans For Archeological Survey At Faculty Housing Site

In an email message to Town Topics, IAS spokesperson Christine Ferrara announced that the Institute for Advanced Study is planning an archeological survey at the site where it hopes to…