Laura Wooten’s Law will require civics to be taught in middle school

If there is one thing that defined Laura Wooten, it was her unwavering dedication to the election process in her community and in the...
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HomeFront conducts back-to-school backpack drive

Happiness is a backpack full of school supplies, a new outfit and new sneakers for the first day of school - especially for children...

Mercer County Commissioners approve resolution for open space trust fund referendum

A resolution calling for a voter referendum in November to permit the reallocation of Mercer County’s Open Space Trust Fund has been approved by...

Driver sustains serious injuries during Route 1 collision

WEST WINDSOR - The driver of a 2016 Chevrolet Cruze suffered head and facial injuries and was left unconscious after his car plowed into...

Common calendar, Packet papers, July 23

Ongoing   Rise is collecting donations of backpacks and school supplies for local students of all ages from elementary school to high school that will be...

End Hunger 3.6 event packages thousands of bags of food for area pantries

Hightstown Elks Lodge 1955 hosted its fifth End Hunger 3.6 meal packing event on July 17. Coordinated by members Bill Coleman and Umang Naik, and...

Lawsuit filed to prevent mandatory masks in schools

Aiming to prevent re-imposing mandatory mask-wearing when students head back to school in September, a group of parents and students is suing Gov. Phil...

Sollami served seven terms as Mercer County freeholder

A seven-time Mercer County freeholder has passed away. “It is with great sadness that I learned today of the passing of Freeholder Paul Sollami, Jr....

Hightstown student receives P.E.O. STAR Scholarship for exhibiting excellence

Chloe Colleton, a 2021 graduate of Hightstown High School (HHS), was selected to receive a $2,500 STAR Scholarship from the P.E.O. Sisterhood. She was recommended...

Common calendar, Packet papers, July 16

Ongoing       Princeton Girlchoir and Princeton Boychoir are auditioning new choristers for the 2021-22 season. Any child entering grades 3-12 this fall is welcomed. Both choirs are programs...

East Windsor school board filing deadline approaches

Time is running out for would-be candidates to serve on the East Windsor Regional School District Board of Education. The deadline to file a nominating...

Common calendar, Packet papers, July 9

Ongoing   Through Sept. 30, Somerset County residents can apply with the Somerset County Office on Aging and Disability Services to receive $30 worth of farmers’...

Indivisible Cranbury to hold local rally on voting rights

The U.S. Supreme Court’s recent 6-3 decision, which upheld two of Arizona’s election laws from 2020, has prompted a voting rights rally this weekend...

‘Moth-ers’ ‘shine a light on’ 10th observance of moths in their local habitats

National Moth Week (NMW) is marking its 10th year July 17-25 with a call to young people around the world to learn about and...

Common calendar, Packet papers, July 2

Ongoing   Burlington County is continuing to make COVID-19 shots available to residents. The Health Department will open four new fixed vaccine clinics. The clinics will run...

Bike sharing program available at three locations in Mercer County

The County of Mercer, the Mercer County Park Commission and Verve have launched a bike-share program now available to the public in the County...

Common calendar, Packet papers, June 25

Ongoing Mercer County Library System's annual Amateur Photo Contest is accepting submissions through Aug. 15. The theme is "Happiness is ..." Photos will be displayed in the...

Hightstown High graduates learn to ‘survive’ and ‘thrive’

Childhood's end came on a warm summer morning for the Hightstown High School Class of 2021, when the seniors came together for one last...
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