Lawrence Ledger News

Lawrence zeroes in on purchasing land at Colonial Lake

Lawrence Township officials are close to wrapping up a deal to buy nearly six acres of land bordering Colonial Lake from Sheft Associates Inc.,...

Four members sworn into Lawrence school board

Four school board members who were re-elected in the November general election were sworn into office and took their seats on the Lawrence Township...

Solutions 1/18: Science, Literacy and Democracy

“Is it possible,” asked British historian H.D.F Kitto, “for a whole people to have the sustained wisdom and self-control to manage its own affairs...

The State We’re In 1/18: A new administration, a new environment

By Michele S. Byers One year ago, Phil Murphy was sworn in as governor. During his campaign, he pledged to restore New Jersey’s national environmental...

Ta-Nehisi Coates speaks at Princeton University

By Jimin Kang  Ta-Nehisi Coates, journalist and 2015 National Book Award recipient for his memoir Between the World and Me, believes that it is “good”...

Solutions 1/11: A New Year’s resolution worth keeping

By Sam Daley-Harris   Everyone lies about their New Year’s resolutions. Well, most of us do. We know when we make them that we probably aren’t going to...

Princeton non-profit brings ‘life-changing’ education to Haiti with new school

By Samantha Brandbergh Correspondent Just one day after Princeton residents Anne Hoppenot and Judy Sarvary left Haiti in October — where they were visiting the newly constructed...

Re-enactment of Col. Hand and his Revolutionary War exploits to be held Jan. 5

The 57th annual re-enactment of Col. Edward Hand's delaying tactics, which held off British and Hessian troops on their way to what would become...

Lawrence Township mayor describes goals for 2019

When Christopher Bobbitt took the oath of office as Lawrence Township's mayor in January 2018 for a two-year term, he emphasized that the environment...

Womanspace receives grant from Lawrence Township Community Foundation

While $1,500 may not seem like a lot of money, it means Womanspace will be able to buy new linens and some books for...

NAMI NJ holds art contest for mural at North Brunswick headquarters

The New Jersey headquarters of NAMI NJ (National Alliance on Mental Illness) needs a visual expression for a mural on the front wall entrance...

Super Pet Expo to include rabbit jumping, dog tricks, cat petting area

The Super Pet Expo will run from Feb. 8-10 at the New Jersey Convention Center, 97 Sunfield Ave., Edison. The Marvelous Mutts features top canine athletes, all adopted...

Col. Hand’s historic march re-enacted in Lawrence

The hardy band of marchers who commemorated the 57th annual Col. Hand Historic March stepped off on a rainy Saturday morning - 242 years...

Water is safe to drink in Lawrence, according to Trenton Water Works

Although the Trenton Water Works recently violated a drinking water standard, the water is safe to drink, according to the City of Trenton-owned water...

Lawrence officials bid for grant to pave Princess Road

In anticipation of increased truck traffic generated by a recently approved warehouse, Lawrence Township has applied for a state grant to pay for repaving...

Negative thoughts go up in flames at annual Hogmanay bonfire

Debt, money worries and negativity - that is what has been bothering Maryann Hargraves and Joanne Krueger. And that is what the two women wrote...

The State We’re In 1/4: Candy Ashmun: devoted Pine Barrens champion

One of the greatest advocates for protecting the New Jersey Pine Barrens is someone who never lived there. But Candace McKee Ashmun – better known...

Bakers Basin Road bridge reopens ahead of schedule

After three months' worth of detours, the Bakers Basin Road bridge over the Shipetaukin Creek in Lawrence Township was reopened to motorists last week...
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