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The Fund for Women and Girls of the Princeton Area Community Foundation awards $325,000...

The Fund for Women and Girls of the Princeton Area Community Foundation has awarded a record $325,000 in grants to local nonprofit organizations. This funding...
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Lawrence Township celebrates veterans

In these trying times, it can be difficult to see who the heroes are - but it's actually not that hard, Andrew Tunnard said...

Lawrence Township officials address police officer accused of possessing child sex abuse materials

A Lawrence Township police officer who was charged with possession of child sex abuse material has been suspended without pay, pending the outcome of...

Lawrence Township police officer accused of possessing child sexual abuse material

A Lawrence Township police officer was arrested Nov. 10 for allegedly possessing dozens of files of child sex abuse material (CSAM) on his mobile...

Common calendar, Packet papers, November 12

Ongoing         Firefighters are needed for Hope Hose Humane No. Co. 1, Consolidated Fire Association, Mission Fire Company and Derby Fire company. For more information, visit www.bordentowntownship.com/fire_prevention_month?utm_campaign=october_2021_newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_source=bordentowntownship   Throughout November Bordentown...

Lawrence declares 40 Enterprise Ave. as an area in need of redevelopment

Mounds of tires and trash fill one building, a tree grows through a hole in the roof of another building, and abandoned trailers are...

Lawrence Township awarded state DOT grant to repave roads

Lawrence Township has been awarded a $500,000 state grant to pay for the repaving of Devon Avenue, Irwin Place and Smithfield Avenue. Lawrence Township is...

Common calendar, Packet papers, November 5

Ongoing   Firefighters are needed for Hope Hose Humane No. Co. 1, Consolidated Fire Association, Mission Fire Company and Derby Fire company. For more information, visit www.bordentowntownship.com/fire_prevention_month?utm_campaign=october_2021_newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_source=bordentowntownship                   Throughout November Bordentown...

Lawrence voters choose school board members

Lawrence Township voters seemingly returned two incumbent school board members to the Lawrence Township Public Schools Board of Education and chose a newcomer to...

Incumbents run unopposed for Lawrence Township Council, remain on governing body

Lawrence Township voters returned incumbent Township Councilmen Christopher Bobbitt and James Kownacki to serve on the governing body in the Nov. 2 General Election. Bobbitt...
Photo courtesy of Simone Collins Landscape Architecture

Park Commission approves final master plan for Moores Station Quarry

The Mercer County Park Commission has approved the master plan to turn Moores Station Quarry into a new county park. The final master plan for...

Planning Board approves 3-lot subdivision for Irwin Place

The Lawrence Township Planning Board approved an application for a minor subdivision on Irwin Place, clearing the way for three new homes to be...

Lawrence zoning board grants use variance for dental office

A dentist has been granted permission to move her dental practice into a single-family house at 3640 Lawrenceville Road, on the corner of Lawrenceville...
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HomeFront offers service opportunities during National Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week

Seventeen percent of Mercer County families will be facing eviction once the moratorium is lifted, presumably on Jan. 1, 2022, according to information provided...

Common calendar, Packet papers, Oct. 29

Ongoing   Firefighters are needed for Hope Hose Humane No. Co. 1, Consolidated Fire Association, Mission Fire Company and Derby Fire company. For more information, visit www.bordentowntownship.com/fire_prevention_month?utm_campaign=october_2021_newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_source=bordentowntownship             Select dates,...
Photo courtesy of Mercer County Parks Commission

Final Master Plan provided for proposed redevelopment of Moores Station Quarry

The proposed final master plan for the redevelopment of the Moores Station Quarry into a new county park has been released by the Mercer...
PHOTO COURTESY OF MERCER COUNTY

Mercer County Stables offers weekly trail rides

Mercer County Stables will offer trail rides to the public each week through Spring 2022, weather-permitting. The trail rides go through Mercer Meadows in Hopewell...
STAFF VASHTI HARRIS

History of slavery in Lawrence Township likely began in late 1690s

From the first known slave in Lawrence Township in 1709 to the last known slave recorded in the U.S. Census in 1860, slavery has...
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