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New Ordinance Would Ban Fracking

Princeton Council could well become the first municipality in Mercer County to ban hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking” as it is commonly known. The controversial process extracts natural gas by pumping…

Plein Air Art Show For Hunterdon Festival

The Hunterdon County Chamber of Commerce announces that Flemington’s Annual Plein Air Art Festival will be part of this year’s Hunterdon Fest on Saturday, September 6. Artists are welcome to…

Officers’ Attorney: Dudeck Lawsuit Still Going Forward

In spite of media reports that the lawsuit brought by seven current and former members of Princeton Police Department against former Police Chief David J. Dudeck, the Princeton Police Department,…

Section of University Place Re-Closed To Adjust Height of Elevated Crossing

An elevated crossing installed at the wrong height is the culprit in the recent re-closing of a section of University Place, from College Road to Alexander Street. Work began last…

Save the Dinky Suffers Two More Setbacks in Station Relocation Fight

Citizens opposed to the move of Princeton’s Dinky train station as part of Princeton University’s Arts & Transit project were dealt two blows last week. On July 24, a petition…

Men At Work

Witherspoon Street undergoes some serious road work as a new business gets electrical wiring installed. The work, which is being carried out in front of Subway and the new Mamoun’s…

From Ghana to Griggs Farm: Immigrant Family Finds Dream of Affordable Housing in Princeton

It’s Monday morning and Elizabeth Bonnah is getting ready to drive her two children into the center of town for their respective summer camps. Aba Smith, 12, is taking part…

State, Princeton Health Advise Caution As West Nile Virus Season Approaches

As the height of West Nile Virus season approaches, the N.J. Department of Health and Princeton’s Health Officer Jeffrey Grosser are encouraging precautions in order to prevent the mosquito-borne illness.…

Womanspace Seeks Volunteer Advocates 

Twice a year, Womanspace holds 80-hour trainings for Domestic Violence Victim Response team (DVVRT) members and Sexual Assault Support Services (SASS) Advocates. These volunteers are vital members of the community…

Butterfly Festival at Watershed: Protecting Clean Water

A celebration of the colorful native pollinator, the butterfly, will take place Saturday, August 9 at the Watershed Reserve in Hopewell. The Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association’s 14th Annual Butterfly Festival…