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PRINCETON POLICE BLOTTER: Feb. 19

Kate Matheson, 23, of Skillman, was charged with driving while intoxicated following a single-car accident on State Road at 12:11 a.m. Feb. 15. Crystal...

MONTGOMERY: Residents, environmentalists come out in force against pipeline company application

By Lea Kahn, Staff Writer MONTGOMERY — Residents and environmentalists spoke loud and clear — they do not approve of Williams-Transco’s application for permission to...

PLAINSBORO: Voters to choose three fire commissioners on Feb. 20

By Lea Kahn, Staff Writer PLAINSBORO — Township voters will be asked to elect three fire commissioners and to approve the fire district’s proposed $2.13...

PRINCETON: School district mourns death of longtime Riverside Elementary Principal Bill Cirullo (Updated)

By Philip Sean Curran, Staff Writer Bill Cirullo, who died Monday, was remembered for touching the lives of children in Princeton as a teacher, a...

MONTGOMERY TOWNSHIP: Manville man killed in crash that shut down Route 206

A Manville man was killed and U.S. Highway Route 206 was shut down Monday for a period of time because of a two-vehicle crash...

Spectacular show welcomes Chinese New Year at McCarter Theatre

An audience of more than 1,000 helped celebrate the incoming Year of the Monkey at a Chinese New Year Spectacular show at McCarter Theatre. The...

PRINCETON: Prosecutor’s Office says initial probe shows no wrongdoing by officer in arrest of...

By Philip Sean Curran, Staff Writer The Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office said last week that its investigation so far into a traffic stop and subsequent...

Finding musical harmony: Violinists Itzhak and Toby Perlman talk to Princeton University students about...

By Nathan Phan, Special Writer It’s important you really love what you do, and if you are lucky enough to find something that you are...

HILLSBOROUGH: Route 206 near industrial park fire scene hoped to reopen by rush hour...

After closing Route 206 for a portion of Friday afternoon to continue fighting a major warehouse fire, Hillsborough Township police hope to have it...

AS I SEE IT: Hillary, Bernie and Jane Austen

Anne Waldron Neumann  We live in an academic town surrounded by a great liberal-arts university. Wouldn’t it be nice to know that the liberal arts...

WEST WINDSOR-PLAINSBORO: In defense of the Whole Child program

Bushra Hasan  The Whole Child program initiated by West Windsor-Plainsboro schools Superintendent David Aderhold has faced serious backlash with regard to the A&E math program,...

University president seeks fair treatment

Christopher L. Eisgruber, Princeton University Many on our campus and around the country have expressed understandable concern about the arrest this past weekend of Professor...

Professor’s accusations contribute to racism

Julian Svedosh, Princeton I am astonished at Imani Perry’s story. It’s completely understandable that she had unpaid parking tickets. Perhaps someone swiped the tickets from...

Cannot support the shaming of women

David H. Schraeger, Hamilton Hillary Clinton is desperate and has called in surrogates Gloria Steinem and Madeleine Albright. Ms. Steinem said on “Real Time with Bill...

Adopt a meat-free diet for Lent

Ivan Slotzky, Princeton This Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent, the 40-day period before Easter, when many Christians abstain from animal foods in remembrance of...

PRINCETON: Local health officials being proactive against potential spread of Zika virus here

By Philip Sean Curran, Staff Writer The Princeton Health Department is looking to stay one step ahead of the Zika virus should it spread to...

MONTGOMERY: Icy conditions Wednesday result in accidents

By Lea Kahn, Staff Writer MONTGOMERY — Slick road conditions resulted in five accidents during a one-hour period on Wednesday morning, but no serious injuries...

WEST WINDSOR: Would-be shoplifters threaten security officer

By Lea Kahn. Staff Writer WEST WINDSOR — Two would-be shoplifters threatened to shoot a Walmart loss prevention officer outside the store, before fleeing empty-handed...
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