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Colonel Hand march canceled amid COVID concerns

Editor's note: This is an update to a story previously published. The Colonel Edward Hand Historic March on Jan. 2 has since been canceled. The...
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All smiles as ‘most vulnerable population’ begins COVID-19 vaccinations

December 28, 2020, marks a day of celebration as the state's most vulnerable population - those living and working in long-term care facilities -...

Mercer County moves away from title of freeholder

The Mercer County Board of Chosen Freeholders will now go by the term county commissioners, since the members of the board officially adopted the...

Witherspoon Street approved for one-way traffic

Witherspoon Street, which was temporarily converted from a two-way street to a one-way street between Nassau Street and Spring Street, will become a one-way...
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Special to NMG: Princeton Garden Theatre stays virtual amid pandemic

By Nolan Thompson A Princeton nonprofit theater has remained closed and is providing virtual screenings to engage with patrons during the pandemic, despite New Jersey...

Common calendar, Packet papers, December 25

Ongoing While decorating for the holidays is a tradition, too often strings of burnt out or damaged holiday lights end up being tossed out with...
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Ingrid Reed named chair of New Jersey’s public television network

NJTV, New Jersey’s public television network, elected Ingrid W. Reed as chair of the network’s Community Advisory Board (CAB). Reed has been a member of...
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Hillsborough teen joins national scholastic figure skating team as member of Princeton Skating Club

A member of the Princeton Skating Club has been selected to the 2021 U.S. Figure Skating Scholastic Honors Team. Haydn Gock, a senior at Hillsborough...

Princeton natives selected to China’s Schwarzman Scholars fellowship

Two Princeton natives are the recipients of the Schwarzman Scholarship, designed to help prepare young, future leaders. Ryan Zhang, a current senior at Harvard University...

Housing Initiatives of Princeton to manage second round of rental assistance for residents in...

Housing Initiatives of Princeton (HIP) and the municipality have partnered to offer a second round of rental assistance to residents facing eviction during the...

Municipality, university extend financial contribution agreement for two years

The Princeton Council and Princeton University have reached an agreement to continue the university's voluntary financial contribution to the town for the next two...
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COVID-19 vaccinations to begin in long-term care facilities

Residents of the Princeton Care Center nursing home and the Acorn Glen assisted living facility, along with healthcare workers, are expected to receive the...
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Registration open for new medical cannabis training class at Mercer County Community College

Mercer County Community College (MCCC) is accepting students for its new health-professions program: “Medical Cannabis Training.” The 15-hour non-credit class will run Monday evenings, Jan....
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Princeton officials work toward free WiFi for residents living in affordable housing developments

The Princeton Council is seeking bids to bring internet access to the residents of the affordable housing developments owned or managed by the Princeton...

Advertorial: The Power of Girl Scouts … Join Us!

Madeleine Albright, Condoleezza Rice and Hillary Clinton. What do these accomplished women have in common? You are correct that they served as U.S. Secretaries...
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Lewis Center for the Arts Fellows will explore American culture influenced by personal backgrounds

Princeton University’s Lewis Center for the Arts has announced the selection of five Mary Mackall Gwinn Hodder Fellows for the 2021-22 academic year. This year’s...

Common calendar, Packet papers, December 18

Ongoing Mercer County Community College’s youth program, Camp College, is accepting students for Winter Session and Spring 2021. Virtual classes for students ages 6-14 focus on science,...

Princeton school board member wraps up term

It was a bittersweet moment for Jessica Deutsch, who wrapped up a three-year term on the Princeton Public Schools Board of Education at its...
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