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Mercer County sheriff’s officers forge strong partnership with K-9’s

In the Mercer County Sheriff’s Office, one of the most important crime-fighting tools authorities have might be the nose of a 3-year-old Bloodhound named...

Poster contest stresses importance of adolescent immunizations

The seventh annual Protect Me With 3+ poster and video contest has officially launched! The contest, which is sponsored by the Partnership for Maternal and...

History buffs hope to create memorial for Lawrence Township’s namesake

If Lawrence Township history buffs have their way, there will be a memorial to U.S. Navy Capt. James Lawrence, the township's namesake, somewhere in...

Rider University renames building to thank alumnus for $5.5 million gift

A $5.5 million gift, one of the largest individual gifts in Rider University's history, has resulted in the renaming of North Hall, which is...

Secretary of State calls on residents to dedicate vote to a veteran

Thousands of military servicemen have fought and died to defend Americans' right to vote, so it is fitting for voters to honor those individuals...

HomeFront gears up for Thanksgiving food drive that will feed thousands

There are few things more satisfying for families than to sit down at the table and watch while the master carver, whether it's the...

Police investigating fight at youth football game

A hard hit between youth football players turned into a fight that involved coaches and parents on the football field at Central Park at...

Attorney General named as defendant in Westminster Choir College legal action

Opponents fighting Rider University’s sale of Westminster Choir College have adjusted their legal tactics by dropping their federal lawsuit against the deal and suing...

Annual Trail and Treat Ride to be held at Village Park on Oct. 21

Plenty of treats, but no tricks, will be on hand for bicyclists young and old who take part in the Lawrence Hopewell Trail's annual...

Lawrence Township board will stick with plan that puts armed officers in schools

Despite continuing opposition from some parents, Lawrence Township Public Schools officials are standing firm in their decision to employ a handful of security personnel...

Testimony about proposed warehouse will continue on Oct. 29

The developer of a proposed warehouse on Princess Road, Lawrence Township, next to the Kramer Beverage Co. warehouse, will have to wait until the...

Lawrence Township school board candidates will discuss issues

Eight Lawrence Township residents who are vying for four seats on the Lawrence Township Public Schools Board of Education will make their case at...
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Murphy, state officials commit to addressing NJ Transit problems

Gov. Phil Murphy joined state officials on Oct. 9 in promising improvements at NJ Transit, where a state-commissioned report released the same day found...

Lawrence Growth and Redevelopment Committee presents annual awards

Businesses large and small in Lawrence Township were recognized for their contributions toward the economic growth of the municipality at the Growth and Redevelopment...

Lawrence Township will purchase property to preclude development

Lawrence Township is moving ahead with the purchase of nearly 6 acres of land owned by Sheft Associates Inc. at 2420 Brunswick Pike, which...

Visitors of all ages have fun at Lawrence Township Community Day

Eduardo Cruz picked up a short length of hose and ran over to drop it in the box. Then he rushed over to a...

Lawrence residents may seek out information about water utility

Lawrence Township residents whose water is provided by Trenton Water Works can speak with Trenton Water Works representatives one-on-one during a special forum set...

Lawrence Township Community Day will be held in Village Park

Community Day, which is Lawrence Township's annual celebration of itself and all the township has to offer, is set for Oct. 7. The event will...
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