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Lawrence Township schools earn grants from Sustainable Jersey for Schools

When it comes to sustainability, the Lawrence Township Public Schools takes it very seriously - to the extent that each of the district's seven...

HOPEWELL: Pennington School student create fundraiser to fight gene-linked cancers

Olivia Meyerson would have liked to have known her grandmother and to have listened to her stories, but she never had the chance to...

Extended stay hotel application postponed until Aug. 6

Lawrence Township officials have postponed a public hearing on an application that proposes the construction of an extended stay hotel next to Colonial Bowling...

Gusciora wins election to serve as Trenton mayor, will leave state Assembly

State Assemblyman Reed Gusciora (D-Mercer, Hunterdon) won a run-off election June 12 to become the next mayor of Trenton, an outcome that means Democrats...

Ben Franklin school attains goal of collecting 1,000 pairs of shoes for Soles 4...

When physical education teacher Carlee Cimorelli registered the Ben Franklin Elementary School of Lawrence Township with the Soles 4 Souls nonprofit group, she pledged...
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Artist exposes Slackwood Elementary School pupils to modern type of art

The big green cargo container has been sitting on the edge of the Slackwood Elementary School playground, bordering on eyesore status, for more years...

Rays of Hope inspires young people to find ways to serve the community

Standing in the cold and feeding homeless people in Washington, D.C., on Martin Luther King Jr. Day was one of the most memorable experiences...

Rasmussen named director of Rebovich Institute for New Jersey Politics

A Rider University graduate who studied under the late Professor David Rebovich, the founder of the Rebovich Institute for New Jersey Politics, has assumed...

Sears announces closing of department store at Quaker Bridge Mall

The Quaker Bridge Mall in Lawrence Township is losing one of its four anchor stores, following the announcement last week that Sears Holding Corp....

Lawrence Township Council approves purchase of new equipment

Lawrence Township's first responders - firefighters, police officers and emergency medical technicians - will receive new equipment following the Township Council's adoption of an...

Lawrence Township officials planning to establish safe exchange zone

Lawrence Township is joining the growing list of towns that provide a safe space where residents can complete transactions that began online or in...

‘Let’s Move Lawrence’ bicycle ride scheduled for June 3

Lawrence Township bicyclists will embark on an 8-mile meandering tour of the township next weekend, during the annual "Let's Move Lawrence/Ralph Copleman Neighborhood Bike...

Students lobby Lawrence council members for intersection improvements

Crossing the street at Route 206/Lawrence Road and Eggerts Crossing Road in Lawrence Township can be risky, but several Lawrence Intermediate School students have...

Teacher named new principal at Slackwood Elementary School

Jeanne Muzi, a veteran teacher in the Lawrence Township Public Schools, has been named the next principal of the Slackwood Elementary School. Muzi was appointed...

Residents warned to beware of woman improperly seeking donations for HomeFront

If someone knocks on a door and claims to be soliciting donations for HomeFront, don't believe it. HomeFront Executive Director Connie Mercer said a woman...

Long-time township historian retires after more than a decade

Part story teller, part researcher - that is how Dennis Waters sums up his approach to serving as Lawrence Township's official historian. But all that...

Visitors get in touch with nature during festival in Lawrence Township

When 6-year-old Xavier Jusino was asked what he liked most about the Mother Nature Festival that was held at the Lawrence Nature Center on...

Lawrence mayor reports on ‘State of the Township’

In Lawrence Township, it's not the three R's that count. It's the three P's of people, planet and profit that mean the most. That was...
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