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New “Green Team” Plans Sustainability Goals And Aims for Silver Certification in 2014

Sustainable Princeton and the town of Princeton have announced initiatives to reduce waste and follow more energy-efficient municipal practices in the coming year. At a press conference Tuesday, plans for…

Princeton Has a New Schools Superintendent

A successor to Superintendent Judith A. Wilson who has led Princeton Public Schools (PPS) since 2005, was announced last night at a special meeting of the Princeton Board of Education.…

Parking Officer Fired After Investigation Reveals Favoritism

Parking enforcement officer Chris Boutote was fired Monday following an internal investigation into allegations that, in exchange for free food and drink, he allowed employees of local businesses to park…

Culling of Herrontown, Institute Coyotes To Be Recommended To Council

A growing population of coyotes in the wooded area bordering the Institute for Advanced Study and in the Herrontown Woods has motivated the Princeton Animal Control Advisory Committee to recommend…

Save the Elephants

About 100 supporters of an international ban on the illegal trade in ivory drew Princeton’s attention to the plight of the African Elephant on Friday, October 4 as part of…

Mercer County’s History as Innovation Center Is Topic of Symposium at The College of New Jersey

As the celebration of Mercer County’s 175th anniversary continues, the focus shifts from architecture, the subject of a recent symposium, to technology. “Mercer Makes: Innovation & Technology in the Capital…

Local Sixth Grade Bobcat Admirer Named Mercer County Winner of Wildlife Contest

According to Maria Grace of the nonprofit Conserve Wildlife New Jersey, 82 animal species are endangered in New Jersey. Lana Glisic, now at the John Witherspoon Middle School, wants you…

Psychologist Kennedy-Moore Speaks on Skills Kids Need

Author, psychologist, and mother of four Eileen Kennedy-Moore will give a talk October 10 at Princeton Public Library. Called “The Social Curriculum: Five People Skills Every Child Needs to Learn,”…

Parking Meter Probe Results Imminent

An internal investigation into a possible scheme allowing employees of local businesses to park in metered spots without paying while meter readers look the other way, possibly in exchange for…

Application Is Filed With Federal Agency For Pipeline Project

As expected, the Williams Company has filed an application with the Federal Environmental Regulatory Commission (FERC) to build a 1.2-mile natural gas pipeline extension through the Princeton Ridge. A newsletter…