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Lawrence school district hires director of equity, diversity and inclusion

A veteran educator has been hired to become the Lawrence Township Public Schools' first director of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion - a newly created...
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Lawrence Senior Center re-opens after COVID-19

The Lawrence Senior Center welcomed back its seniors - on a limited basis and with limited capacity - on July 7, after being closed...

‘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...

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...

Arbor Day Foundation designates Lawrence Township a ‘Tree City USA’

Lawrence Township was named a 2020 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management. Lawrence achieved...

New Jersey American Water issues mandatory water conservation until further notice

New Jersey American Water is issuing a mandatory water conservation order for customers in the western and southern regions of its Raritan water system. Affected...

Deadline to file for Lawrence school board seats

Time is running out for would-be candidates to file nominating petitions to serve on the Lawrence Township Public Schools Board of Education. The deadline to...

Lawrence Township Municipal Building on target for July 7 opening

The Lawrence Township Municipal Building, which has been closed to the public since March 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic, is on target to...

Lawrence Township to permit cannabis businesses to operate

Cannabis businesses - from retail sales to the cultivation, manufacturing, distribution, wholesaling and delivery of cannabis - would be permitted to operate in selected...
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Carson Road Woods celebrates 20th anniversary

Twenty years ago, efforts by local, county and state governments, for-profit and non-profit corporations and other entities and more than 300 private citizens culminated...

Craniosacral therapist opens office in Lawrence Township

Emily Ireland, craniosacral therapist from Manhattan, has relocated to Lawrenceville and is accepting new clients. In practice for more than a decade, Ireland specializes in...

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...

Common calendar, Packet papers, June 25

Ongoing Mercer County Library System's annual Amateur Photo Contest is accepting submissions through Aug. 15. The theme is "Happiness is ..." Photos will be displayed in the...
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Junior coaches raise money for Mercer Bulldogs

In a year of COVID-19 lockdown, when Mercer Special Hockey (aka Mercer Bulldogs), a non-profit for kids with special needs who play hockey, had...
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LA Fitness planning board approval extended

The LA Fitness Center, planned for the site of the former Huffman Koos furniture store at the Lawrence Shopping Center, will be opening at...
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Local rally pushes back against antisemitism

Antisemitic incidents remain high in New Jersey and across the country, according to a report by the Anti-Defamation League (ADL). The organization reports that even...
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Community completes 238K mile ‘journey’ to the moon

A community of hikers and cyclists completed the 2020-21 Journey to the Moon on May 28 after Memorial Day weekend, completing a 238,000 "journey"...
Eric Sucar

Official flag decommissioning ceremony set for June 23

An official flag decommissioning ceremony will be held at 6 p.m. June 23 at Veterans Park, Klockner Road entrance, Hamilton Township. Rain date is...
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