Town Topics — Princeton's Weekly Community Newspaper Since 1946.
Vol. LXII, No. 28
Wednesday, July 9, 2008
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Topics in Brief
A Community Bulletin

Kingston Greenways Association is sponsoring a midsummer walk at the Griggstown native Grassland Preserve on Saturday, July 12, at 4 p.m. A 102-acre section of the property has been plowed and planted with native grasses and wildflowers designed to provide habitat for birds that require grasslands for breeding. For further details contact Karen Linder at (609) 683-0483 or visit

Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes encourages “boomer” residents to attend a Thursday, July 17 discussion on the challenges of caring for aging parents, led by host and guest speaker, Elayne Szyldo of Home Instead Senior Care, and the Mercer County Office on Aging, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. To reserve space at this event and to learn more about Mercer County Connection, call (609) 890-9800, or for more information on issues on aging, contact the Mercer County Office on Aging at (609) 989-6663.

The Township has made the following announcements regarding road repairs: Continuing through Wednesday, July 9, Cherry Hill Road will be closed to through traffic from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. between Crestview Drive and Stuart Road. Proposed road improvements for Ewing Street will focus on the section between Valley Road and Franklin Avenue. Braeburn Drive neighborhood residents have been advised that the replacement of the water main along Braeburn Drive has been tentatively scheduled to begin the week of July 7, and should be completed within four to five weeks. For additional information on road repairs see, or contact the Engineering Department at (609) 921-7077.

McCarter Theater’s Ticket Office, Subscription Office, and Administrative Offices, which had been closed since June 28, reopened on July 6. Tickets to Opera New Jersey’s summer season, which begins on July 11, are also available at the McCarter website, To contact Opera New Jersey directly, call (609) 799-7700 or visit their website at

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