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Monmouth senators lead effort to spur K-12 regionalization, county-wide school districts  

Two Monmouth County state senators and the state Senate president from southern New Jersey have announced they are introducing legislation to encourage the creation...
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Local students, organizations push Princeton University to provide additional COVID-19 resources

In mid-February, Princeton University students and Princeton community members gathered on campus to urge that the university share its COVID-19 resources. Designed to make the...
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Glen Campbell’s daughter will hold virtual program on Alzheimer’s disease courtesy of Artis Senior...

Ashley Campbell, the youngest child of Kim Campbell and country music legend Glen Campbell, is an accomplished singer, songwriter and musician. However, she put her...

Princeton Cannabis Task Force seeks volunteers

The Princeton Council is seeking volunteers to serve on the fledgling Princeton Cannabis Task Force, which will explore the impact of the legalization of...

Learn about the impacts of mental health on communities of color

"Mental Health & Communities of Color" will be presented by Gayle Parker Wright, LCSW-R-NY, LSW-NJ, from 2-3 p.m. Feb. 24 on behalf of NAMI-NJ...

Princeton Area Community Foundation awards over $2 million in second phase of COVID-19 relief 

The Princeton Area Community Foundation (PACF) awarded over $2 million to more than 50 local nonprofits in its second phase of COVID-19 Relief &...
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Planning Board continues public hearing for Princeton University geo-exchange facility

In an effort to mitigate noise and sound concerns, improved plans were presented to the Princeton Planning Board for a proposed Princeton University geo-exchange...
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Princeton hires new superintendent of schools

A veteran educator who has ties to the Princeton area has been appointed to become the Princeton Public Schools' new superintendent of schools, following...

Common calendar, Packet papers, February 19

Ongoing French American School Princeton (FASP) is accepting enrollment. At FASP, students in preschool (3 years old) through grade 8 benefit from a rigorous bilingual curriculum...
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Princeton hires company to remove deer carcasses

How much will it cost to remove the deer carcasses along the side of Princeton's roads? Up to $7,000 for 2021, under a contract between...
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Terhune Orchards collects clothing for families served by HomeFront in Lawrenceville

Terhune Orchards in Princeton will continue its winter clothing drive throughout the month to benefit families served by HomeFront in Lawrenceville. Acceptable items include winter...
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Juvenile Bald Eagle soars over Carnegie Lake

PHOTO COURTESY OF MATTHEW YOTSUYA A juvenile Bald Eagle soars over Carnegie Lake in Princeton on Feb. 15.
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Protestors present five demands for Princeton University to expand COVID-19 resources

By Grady Trexler Special to Packet Media LLC Undeterred by frozen fingers and toes, a group of Princeton undergraduates, graduate students and community members gathered on...

U.S. Department of Education drops investigation into Princeton University and Civil Rights Act violation

The U.S. Department of Education has dropped its investigation into whether Princeton University violated Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which...

Health department addresses COVID-19 impact on vulnerable populations with new coordinator

The Princeton Health Department, with the new addition of a vulnerable population outreach coordinator (VPOC), will look to provide additional support for vulnerable populations...

Princeton Senior Resource Center will name facility after Princeton advocate

In December 2020, the Princeton Senior Resource Center (PSRC) purchased a 12,000-square-foot facility at 101 Poor Farm Road to supplement its current operations at...

Princeton Council plans to form cannabis task force to study issue

Should the Municipality of Princeton allow cannabis dispensaries in town? That is one of the questions that a proposed municipal cannabis task force expects to...

Health Matters 2/19: Proper Posture Can Help Relieve and Prevent Lower Back Pain

Sunita Mani, PT, DPT, MBA, CEAS Are you slouching as you read this? Are your shoulders rounded? Is your neck bent forward? If you’re like most people, you...
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