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PRINCETON: Task force rejects authorizing police to arrest underage drinkers on private property

By Philip Sean Curran, Staff Writer Princeton Police will not be given authority to go onto private property to arrest underage drinkers, a scenario that...

LAWRENCE: Municipal tax rate to remain flat under proposed $42.8 million budget

By James McEvoy, Special Writer LAWRENCE — For the third straight year, township residents can expect a flat municipal tax rate if the 2016 municipal...

MONTGOMERY: Township’s students outperform peers in statewide PARCC tests

By Lea Kahn, Staff Writer MONTGOMERY — The results are in, and the township’s public school students outperformed their peers statewide in the newly adopted...

PRINCETON: Leticia Fraga, mayor’s former campaign chairwoman, will run for council

By Philip Sean Curran, Staff Writer Mayor Liz Lempert’s now former campaign chairwoman announced Tuesday her candidacy for Princeton Council, the latest Democrat to enter...

PRINCETON: Mayor Liz Lempert continues to walk a pragmatic fine line with environmental issues

By Philip Sean Curran, Staff Writer As a candidate and now as mayor, Liz Lempert presented herself as an advocate for the environment interested in...

PRINCETON: Library turns the page as new director Brett Bonfield officially takes over

By Philip Sean Curran, Staff Writer The Princeton Public Library transitioned leaders this week with new executive director Brett Bonfield taking the reins of the...

WEST WINDSOR POLICE BLOTTER: Jan. 20

A vandal spray-painted red, random symbols on a fence, a utility box, a street lamp and a section of a wall in the Canal...

Montgomery Business Association elects Joan Robinson to lead board

Jean Robinson of Volition Wellness Solutions was elected president of the Montgomery Business Association on Jan. 13 at its annual election of board officials. Ms....

PRINCETON POLICE BLOTTER: Jan. 19

Raymond Rossi, 48, of Hamilton Township, was arrested on an outstanding warrant for $29,950 issued by Mercer County Superior Court following a motor vehicle...

PRINCETON: University president on Martin Luther King Jr. Day: ‘Struggle for genuine equality remains...

By Philip Sean Curran, Staff Writer Princeton University President Christopher L. Eisgruber said Monday on Martin Luther King Jr. day that college students nationally are...

PRINCETON: First Aid and Rescue Squad honors Freda, names new officers

The Princeton First Aid and Rescue Squad (PFARS) installed its 2016 officers at a banquet at the Nassau Inn on Saturday night, Jan. 16....

PRINCETON: Forum shines light on the monster that is solitary confinement

By Lea Kahn, Staff Writer The 6-foot-by-6-foot-by-8-foot wooden box stands in the middle of the meeting room at Pierce-Bishop Hall at Trinity Church on Mercer...

LAWRENCE TOWNSHIP: School district to introduce new lice policy after prior inconsistencies

By James McEvoy, Special Writer LAWRENCE — The Board of Education briefly discussed a proposed a new policy on head lice in schools in advance...

PRINCETON: PDS students devote day of service to Martin Luther King Jr’s ideals

The Princeton Day School community honored Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Friday by participating in a schoolwide day of service with a wide...

PRINCETON: Event helps educate local immigrants on their rights

By Philip Sean Curran, Staff Writer A series of immigration raids around the country and the subsequent fear that they have caused led Princeton officials...

CENTRAL JERSEY: Trenton man charged with falsely soliciting donations for Crisis Ministry of Mercer...

By Lea Kahn, Staff Writer A Trenton man who was falsely asking for donations for the Crisis Ministry of Mercer County was arrested Thursday and...

Making memories with music: Adam Ezra’s house concerts in Princeton promise to be special

By Anthony Stoeckert    Adam Ezra’s life as a musician takes him all over the country, making music and meeting his fans, but there is one...

PRINCETON: Executive Director Leslie Burger philosophical, emotional when reflecting on 16-year career at library

By Philip Sean Curran, Staff Writer It is Thursday morning, and Leslie Burger has been up since 3:30, unable to sleep on what will be...
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