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Small Fire Tonight at Princeton University’s Jadwin Hall

About 75 people were evacuated from Jadwin Hall at Princeton University just before 7 p.m. tonight when a small fire broke out in the glassblower shop in the building, school officials said. Jadwin Hall, which is located on Washington Road, is the headquarters for the school’s physics department. The fire started on a heating element. […]


Prosecutor: Fire That Killed Two in Montgomery Was Intentionally Set

The Somerset County Prosecutor announced this afternoon that the fire that killed two Montgomery residents early Sunday morning was intentionally set. Prosecutor Geoffrey Soriano said that detectives from the Montgomery Township Police Department, the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit, the Crime Scene Investigations and Forensics Unit, the Arson Task Force, and the New […]

More Than One Student Diagnosed with Whooping Cough in Princeton Public Schools

The whooping cough case at Community Park School is not the only recent case of the illness in the Princeton Public Schools district. At least one student from Riverside Elementary School was diagnosed with whooping cough recently. School district officials sent a letter to parents last week alerting them of the issue (see below). A […]

Princeton Student Tests Positive for Whooping Cough

A student at the Community Park School is Princeton has tested positive for whooping cough.  Parents were informed of the illness in a letter from school officials this afternoon. Whooping cough is a highly contagious bacterial disease of the nose, throat and lungs that causes long bursts of coughing. It is caused by the bacterium […]

Princeton Today: House of Debt

Princeton University Professor Atif Mian will discuss his book House of Debt: How They (and You) Caused the Great Recession, and How We Can Prevent It from Happening Again from 4:30 to 6 p.m. today in Dodds Auditorium at the Woodrow Wilson School on Washington Road. The event is free and open to the public. […]


House Fire on Murray Place in Princeton This Afternoon

Princeton Police responded to a report of a house fire on Murray Place at 4:40 p.m. today. The Princeton Fire Department was able to contain the fire to the basement and put the fire out within about 20 minutes. Police said there were no injuries. The fire is under investigation by the Princeton Fire Marshall. […]

Harlem Wizards Will Bring Their Hoop Magic to Princeton Next Month

The Harlem Wizards will  show off their basketball tricks and play ball with a group of public school teachers in Princeton next month. The Princeton Education Foundation is sponsoring the community event at Princeton High School at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 12. The Harlem Wizards will play basketball against the Princeton Education Foundation All-Stars, […]


Princeton Today: Princeton Parking Task Force

The parking task force for the town of Princeton will hold its first meeting to discuss overnight parking at noon today in meeting room B at the municipal building at 400 Witherspoon Street. The task force will review of former Princeton Township and former Princeton Borough overnight parking regulations and types of overnight parking, including […]

Road Rage Incident in South Brunswick Leads to Criminal Charges

A 24-year-old woman from North Brunswick has been charged with third degree aggravated assault for allegedly crashing into a motorcycle in an act of road rage, South Brunswick Police said. Motorcyclist Erik Schmitt, 22, was thrown from his 2005 Harley Davidson motorcycle onto the road after he was struck by 2007 Pontiac driven by Samantha […]

Planet Princeton Weekend Picks, Sept. 27-28

People can’t seem to get enough of food trucks lately. Area food truck events in Princeton, West Windsor, Hopewell Boro and Lambertville this year have attracted large crowds and long lines. The food truck craze doesn’t look like it will end any time soon. People love sampling a variety of foods at one event from […]

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