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HomeFront conducting drive for school supplies, clothing

Happiness is a backpack full of school supplies, a new outfit and new shoes for the first day of school, especially for children who...

Driver in fatal hit-and-run has plea deal on table from Mercer County prosecutor

Janet Nevius wears a medallion containing some of the ashes of her late son, Charles, a necklace she had on during an Aug. 6...
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Lawrence police officers, residents come together on National Night Out

Theresa Flim and her family have lived in Lawrence Township for seven years, but had never attended the township's annual National Night Out celebration,...

Lawrence Planning Board approves updated open space document

With a few minor tweaks, the revised Open Space and Recreation Plan element of the Lawrence Township Master Plan was approved by the Planning...
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School board names Dr. Ross Kasun as new superintendent

A veteran educator who was the 2017 New Jersey Superintendent of the Year has been appointed as the Lawrence Township Public Schools' new superintendent...

Lawrence Township will celebrate National Night Out

Aiming to bring the Lawrence Township Police Department and the community it serves closer together, Lawrence Township will participate in the annual National Night...

Full Moon Ride scheduled for Aug. 26 at Mercer Meadows Park

Riding a bicycle on the path around Rosedale Lake is enjoyable, but it's even more fun when it can be done at night under...

Lawrence zoning board approves application for carport with solar energy panels

Despite neighbors' protests, the Lawrence Township Zoning Board of Adjustment has approved a use variance to permit the construction of a solar panel-covered carport...

Democrats eyeing appointment to Mercer County freeholder seat

The soon-to-be vacant seat of Mercer County Freeholder Anthony S. Verrelli is being eyed by Democrats from around Mercer County, now that Verrelli is...

Bristol-Myers Squibb grant will fund training for Lawrence teachers

Lawrence Township public school teachers will gain some tips about how to teach aspects of STEM - science, technology, engineering and math - to...

12 residents will seek seats on Lawrence Board of Education

Twelve Lawrence Township residents have filed nominating petitions to run for open seats on the Lawrence Township Public Schools Board of Education. The field...
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Lawrence police ask for helping locating woman

The Lawrence Township Police Department needs help to find a woman who has been staying at motels in Lawrence Township and who has made...

Mercer County 4-H Fair retains aspects of bygone agricultural fairs

The first Mercer County 4-H Fair, held on the grounds of Princeton High School in 1919, featured displays of chickens, pigs, rabbits and vegetables...

Residents have until July 30 to enter school board race

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

Verrelli selected by Democrats to fill vacant seat in state Assembly

Mercer County Freeholder Anthony S. Verrelli, a carpenters union leader moving quickly up the political ladder, beat three fellow Democrats on July 26 to...

‘Red, White and Bang’ event will raise funds for next year’s July 4 fireworks...

Labor Day is six weeks away, but the deadline to sign up for the annual "Red, White and Bang" children's triathlon - the signature...

Mailing of Lawrence Township tax bills will be delayed

Lawrence Township property owners should begin checking their mailboxes for their 2018-19 property tax bill, which is set to be mailed by the end...

Planning board reviews recommendation to purchase additional land for preservation

A portion of the Colonial Bowling and Entertainment Center property on Brunswick Pike, the former Pit Stop service station on Lawrence Road and the...
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