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Gov. Murphy signs legislation requiring age-appropriate school security drills

Governor Phil Murphy has signed legislation (A-5727/S-3726) into law which requires school security drills to be age-appropriate and to prevent unnecessary traumatization of children. Among...

Gov. reinstates public health emergency to respond to Omicron variant

Gov. Phil Murphy has reinstated a public health emergency, effective immediately, to ensure New Jersey is able to respond to the continued threat of...

New superintendent of MCVTS led South Amboy School District, Carteret Borough

The Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools (MCVTS) Board of Education has selected Jorge E. Diaz as the new superintendent of schools. Diaz is scheduled...

Candlelight vigil in Princeton stresses the importance of voting rights

Marking the one-year anniversary of the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol, Princeton’s Hinds Plaza filled with residents, local officials and organizations...

Middlesex County Board of County Commissioners outlines goals for 2022  

The Middlesex County Board of County Commissioners held its annual reorganization meeting, during which members reflected on the county’s efforts during 2021 and shared...

Common calendar, Packet papers, January 7

Ongoing East Windsor residents can volunteer for appointment to various township boards and committees, including the Clean Communities Advisory Committee, Commission on Aging, East Windsor...

Solterra workforce impacted by COVID; recycling pickup affected throughout Middlesex County

Due to the recent spike in COVID cases, the Middlesex County Improvement Authority (MCIA) has been working closely with Solterra and monitoring any effects...

Princeton school board reorganizes

Two veteran school board members and a newcomer were sworn into office at the Princeton Public Schools Board of Education's reorganization meeting Jan. 4. School...

Invisible Pain Day will address stigma of mental illness

Gov. Phil Murphy issued a proclamation designating Jan. 7 as Invisible Pain Day, honoring those who lost their battle to mental illness and calling...

Cranbury School on early dismissal for first week of 2022 due to COVID-19

Students in the Cranbury School District do not have in-person instruction in the afternoon during the week of Jan. 7. The school district is one...

Rogers, Ferrante elected to lead Cranbury Township Committee

Barbara Rogers is Cranbury Township’s new mayor following an election by fellow Committee members. Rogers was nominated by Mike Ferrante at the Township Committee’s reorganization...

Princeton High School on remote learning Jan. 3-7 due to staffing shortage

Citing staffing issues, Princeton High School students will learn remotely during the week of Jan. 3-7, according to Superintendent of Schools Carol Kelley. The Princeton...

New Jersey’s minimum wage has increased to $13 per hour for most employees

New Jersey’s statewide minimum wage increased by $1 per hour to $13 per hour for most employees on Jan. 1. The increase is part of...

Wilson’s ‘Talley’s Folly’ to be presented at Kelsey Theatre

"Talley’s Folly," a Pulitzer Prize-winning play by American playwright Lanford Wilson, will kick off the new year at Kelsey Theatre on the campus of...

January programs planned by Arts Institute of Middlesex County focus on A Mindful New...

The Arts Institute of Middlesex County is presenting, promoting and supporting a multitude of arts and culture events, exhibitions and shows throughout January. The...

Common calendar, Packet papers, December 31

Ongoing East Windsor residents can volunteer for appointment to various township boards and committees, including the Clean Communities Advisory Committee, Commission on Aging, East Windsor...
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Coalition for Peace Action, Indivisible Cranbury, RepresentUs to hold candlelight vigil on Jan. 6

Jan. 6, 2022, marks one year since the riots at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. A Princeton Rally & Candlelight Vigil will be held...

Womanspace fundraiser generates support for nonprofit group

Mercer County was a little brighter for a few hours Dec. 6, as residents from East Windsor Township to Princeton, Lawrence Township and the...
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