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Common calendar, Packet papers, March 12

Ongoing Hillsborough Township Public Schools is accepting Kindergarten registration for the 2021-22 school year. Families wishing to register their child(ren) for Kindergarten for the coming school...
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Residents support affordable housing, but think RPM’s plan is ‘too crammed’

The fate of an affordable housing development, proposed for a 4.3-acre parcel next to the Lawrence Shopping Center, will be decided at the Lawrence...
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Catholic Charities to provide COVID-19 tests, vaccines to underserved groups

The New Jersey Department of Health has enlisted Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton to help provide critically needed COVID-19 health education, testing, contact tracing...
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Lawrenceville School appoints new administrators

The Lawrenceville School has appointed Allison Easterling as its dean of Academics and Devondra McMillan as its dean of Students, effective July 1. Easterling began...
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Lidl to join Lawrence Shopping Center businesses

The transformation of the former ACME grocery store into a Lidl grocery store at the Lawrence Shopping Center is well underway, with an anticipated...

Two Lawrence High School graduates honored for peaceful protests in support of equality

When Kyla Allen and Jayda Parker set out to organize solidarity marches in Trenton and Lawrence Township last summer following the death of George...
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Scouts collect thousands of pounds of food to benefit Lawrence Community Center

PHOTO COURTESY OF KEVIN BULLARD Scouts from Lawrence Township Boy Scout Pack 28 and Troop 27 collected approximately 2,500 pounds of food and a few...

Teen philanthropists continue to impact local, national, international communities 

More than $40,000 was distributed to 21 non-profit organizations by 149 teens representing 11 synagogues and 30 area schools during the Jewish Community Youth...

Mental health poetry contest will use memories of food as a prompt

The NAMI NJ Dara Axelrod Expressive Arts Mental Health Poetry Contest will be based on foods and the memories they evoke. Weave those thoughts...

Grab a sub at Jersey Mike’s and help Make-A-Wish throughout March

MONROE – Throughout March, customers of Jersey Mike's Subs can grab a sub and help grant wishes through Make-A-Wish New Jersey to children with...

Common calendar, Packet papers, March 5

Ongoing Central Jersey SCORE, a non-profit resource partner of the Small Business Administration, is looking for volunteers to assist people looking to start a business...
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Rider University nationally recognized as First-gen Forward Institution

Rider University was selected to the 2021-22 First-gen Forward cohort by the Center for First-generation Student Success. Only 58 institutions were selected for the cohort. The...

RPM’s affordable housing hearing to continue on March 10

Lawrence Township residents will have a chance to comment on RPM Development LLC's proposed affordable housing development on Texas Avenue, adjacent to the Lawrence...

Law permanently establishes Community College Opportunity Grant program

Gov. Phil Murphy has signed a bill (A-4410) into law which permanently establishes the Community College Opportunity Grant (CCOG) program, which will allow qualified...

Mercer County providing funds for those most in need of rental assistance

Renters statewide and nationally have been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic. Mercer County officials are seeking to support the county’s most in need on...

Board of Public Utilities will hold a public meeting to investigate operations of Altice...

The State of New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) will hold a public meeting to investigate the operations of Altice USA in New...

Gov. Murphy announces expansion of eligibility for COVID vaccination program

Gov. Phil Murphy has announced the expansion of eligibility for more front-line essential workers and high-risk groups in New Jersey’s COVID-19 vaccination program. Eligible...
PHOTO COURTESY OF SHARE MY MEALS

Share My Meals expands its operations for the food insecure

Share My Meals broadened its activities from Princeton to Lawrenceville, and added a fifth restaurant to its network of food suppliers. On March 1, Fedora...
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