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Boroughs in Hopewell Valley to resume in-person council meetings

After meeting for more than a year over Zoom, the Hopewell Borough Council and Pennington Borough Council will return to in-person council meetings starting...
Photo courtesy of Mercer County Parks Commission

Mercer County Park Commission releases draft Master Plan for Moores Station Quarry

The Mercer County Park Commission has released its draft Master Plan for the Moores Station Quarry, located in Hopewell Township adjacent to Baldpate Mountain. The...

Planning Board review of Hopewell Borough master plan to resume this fall

Meetings for Hopewell Borough’s comprehensive review of its Master Plan are expected to resume this upcoming fall, as the Planning Board continues to seek...

Hopewell Theater announces fall lineup

Hopewell Theater’s September to November events include films, live music and special programs. Hopewell Theater is located at 5 S. Greenwood Ave., Hopewell.   Films Europium...

Common calendar, Packet papers, July 9

Ongoing   Through Sept. 30, Somerset County residents can apply with the Somerset County Office on Aging and Disability Services to receive $30 worth of farmers’...

Hopewell police blotter

A 30-year-old Trenton woman was charged with burglary and theft for breaking into the Angel Paws store on Seminary Avenue in Hopewell Borough and...

On Campus: Koji Sakano

Koji Sakano of Pennington was named to the dean’s list for the Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 semesters at the University of Southern California. His...

Parade in Titusville celebrates Fourth of July

PHOTOS COURTESY OF MIKE CHIPOWSKY Titusville celebrated the Fourth of July with a parade on July 4 in Hopewell Township.

Pride patches through HTPD raise thousands for youth at local LGBTQ+ group home

When Pride Month was celebrated last month, some may have noticed a specialty patch worn by members of Hopewell Township Police Department. The patch was...

‘Moth-ers’ ‘shine a light on’ 10th observance of moths in their local habitats

National Moth Week (NMW) is marking its 10th year July 17-25 with a call to young people around the world to learn about and...

D&R Greenway Land Trust completes first phase carbon-sequestration process at St. Michaels Farm Preserve 

D&R Greenway Land Trust and leaders from Soil Carbon Partners (SCP) announced the completion of the first phase of their carbon-sequestration process at the...
Photo by Thomas Robert Clarke Photography for Baxter Construction

Hopewell Theater will reopen in September with performance by hometown artist

After a year-and-a-half shutdown due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, Hopewell Theater is reopening its doors on Sept. 10 - the date of the...

Pedestrian struck by freight train in Hopewell Twp.

A pedestrian was struck and killed by a CSX freight train on a section of the railroad tracks between Titus Mill Road and Hopewell-Pennington...

Hopewell Valley Regional School District selects its first African American superintendent

After more than two months of searching, members of the Hopewell Valley Board of Education have selected Dr. Rosetta Treece as the school district’s...

Common calendar, Packet papers, July 2

Ongoing   Burlington County is continuing to make COVID-19 shots available to residents. The Health Department will open four new fixed vaccine clinics. The clinics will run...

SCOTUS rules in PennEast’s favor on ability to seize state-owned land

The U.S. Supreme Court in a 5-4 decision has ruled that the PennEast Pipeline project can proceed with condemning New Jersey state-owned land for...

Township Committee carries public hearing for opt-out cannabis ordinance

The Hopewell Township Committee has tabled a public hearing on a cannabis opt-out ordinance that would prohibit within the township all six of the...

Bike sharing program available at three locations in Mercer County

The County of Mercer, the Mercer County Park Commission and Verve have launched a bike-share program now available to the public in the County...
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