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Princeton Public Library Receives $25,000 Grant from NRG

The Princeton Public Library has received a $25,000 donation from NRG Energy that will be directed to the library’s stewardship fund. The fund is an endowment that provides money for building upgrades that allow the library to operate in a more environmentally sustainable manner. The library is seeking to reduce energy consumption and costs and […]

New Jersey Legislature Approves $22.5 Million in Bond Funding for Dam Repairs

The New Jersey Assembly and Senate have both unanimously approved a bill that would appropriate approximately $22.5 million in bonds to fund dam restoration projects across the state. The bill includes $700,000 to fund the restoration of the Bass Lake Dam. The Princeton-Blairstown Center applied for the funding. The bill would allow the state to […]

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Princeton Today: Community and Staff Day at Princeton University Football Game

Princeton University will celebrate Community and Staff Day at the first home football game of the season this Saturday. There will be activities for all ages before the game, including a Family Fun Fest from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. with inflatables, face painting, music and more, a sports clinic hosted by Princeton University student-athletes for children […]

Princeton Council Considers Future of Witherspoon Street

As a major axis framing the Princeton community; as a road connecting the community to the University and vice versa; as a street that puts the town’s history on view; and as a street supporting contemporary educational, municipal, recreational, arts, shopping, residential, healthcare, and employment activity within a highly variegated nine tenths of a mile; Witherspoon Street […]

Princeton Today: Booker Visits Princeton

United States Senator Cory Booker will visit Tigerlabs this afternoon to judge a startup pitch-off competition. This Booker’s second visit to Princeton in two weeks. The event today, which is co-sponsored by the New Jersey Tech Meetup and Techlaunch, will highlight top New Jersey startups and entrepreneurs, including several from the Tigerlabs coworking space. Booker […]

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Princeton Today: Dalai Lama Tickets

Many Princeton area residents are hoping to score some tickets tonight to hear the Dalai Lama speak at Princeton on Oct. 28. Ticket distribution for the general public will begin at 6 p.m. tonight via an online registration system, first-come, first served. One ticket per person. Tickets will not be available at the Frist Ticket […]

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Train Advocacy Group Decides Not to File Appeal in Dinky Case

A train advocacy group has decided not to appeal a federal agency’s decision that it has no jurisdiction over the New Jersey Transit train line. The advocacy group says it fears the possible unintended consequences of a court decision for urban rail corridors across the country. The New Jersey Association of Railroad Passengers will not […]

Princeton Today: The Future of the Witherspoon Street Corridor

The Princeton Council will discuss two important issues tonight related to development and preservation. The council will review the stewardship plan to protect the Princeton Ridge, an environmentally sensitive area that extends westward from the Millstone River and the Delaware & Raritan (D&R) Canal State Park across the northern part of Princeton into Hopewell. The […]

Planet Weekend Picks, Sept. 20-21

The Witherspoon Street Presbyterian Church and concerned citizens and community groups are working to raise money to rehabilitate the Princeton home where Paul Robeson was born. Sunday at 2 p.m., the Paul Robeson House and the Arts Council of Princeton will host a performance by singer Kevin Maynor at the Princeton High School Performing Arts […]

Princeton Man Sentenced to 12 Years in Prison for Extorting $233,000 from Woman

A Princeton man was sentenced to state prison today for stealing  approximately $233,000 from a woman he met in Atlantic City. Anthony K. White, 42, was sentenced to 12 years in state prison, including 10 years of parole ineligibility, by Superior Court Judge Michael A. Donio and was ordered to pay $233,726 in restitution. White […]

Princeton Today: Ironman

New Jersey’s first half-Ironman race is called the Princeton Ironman, but the 70.3-mile race does not pass through Princeton. Mercer County Park in West Windsor will host the 1.2 swim and 13.1 mile run. The 56-mile bike portion of the race also will start and end there. The race, which will begin at 7 a.m. […]

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Princeton Hospital Demolition Project Will Begin Sept. 22

The demolition of the one-story building closest to the parking garage at former hospital in downtown Princeton is now slated to begin on Monday, Sept. 22, officials announced today. Contractors for developer AvalonBay are still completing work in preparation for the demolition. The hospital demolition project is anticipated to take four to six months to […]

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