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‘There’s a lot of work still ahead’

It has been 100 days since Mercer County Executive Dan Benson was sworn into office on Jan. 1. "When we took office, the county faced considerable challenges," Benson said. "The 2022 county audit wasn't complete, several key...

‘We have the resources to end poverty if we wanted to’

An evening inside the Princeton University Friend Center turned silent when 20-minutes of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s...

Blue Mass

Courtesy of the Princeton Police Department Members of the Princeton Police Department attended the 22nd Annual Blue Mass, hosted...

Warmer winters shift plant growing zones

by Jay Watson, Co-Executive Director, New Jersey Conservation Foundation Most longtime New Jerseyans – especially gardeners and growers -...

Princeton Police blotter

Three burglars broke into a jewelry store on Nassau Street, smashed display cases with a sledgehammer and glass-breaking...

Princeton Packet

‘A financially responsible budget’

A slight tax increase is expected for Montgomery Township property owners for 2024. The $32.4 million municipal budget was introduced to the Township Committee and...

Princeton officials declare town as book sanctuary

The Princeton Council and the Princeton Public Library Board of Trustees have declared the town and its public library to be book sanctuaries -...

‘It’s an absolutely gorgeous place’

The Pinelands 2024 Juried Photographic Exhibition is in its sixth year capturing the "unique, mysterious, and charming characteristics" of the Pinelands. Richard Lewis, chair...

HomeFront seeks to collect 500,000 diapers by Mother’s Day

How do you collect 500,000 diapers and baby wipes in five weeks? One box at a time. That's the goal that HomeFront has set to...

‘Small businesses represent the life-blood’

Mercer County Executive Dan Benson and the Board of County Commissioners announced they will partner for a second phase with UCEDC, a non-profit Economic Development Corporation, to establish...

Shy, elusive bobcats rebounding in New Jersey

by Alison Mitchell, Co-Executive Director, New Jersey Conservation Foundation You might think a biologist who's spent nearly two decades researching bobcats in New Jersey would...

Princeton Police blotter

A 22-year-old Princeton man was charged with driving while intoxicated after he was stopped for speeding on Mercer Street at 12:24 a.m. April 2....

Towns feel 4.7 magnitude earthquake

An earthquake that measured 4.7 magnitude was reported at 10:23 a.m. April 5, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). The earthquake was centered in...

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