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Dog Found in West Windsor

Police in West Windsor are seeking the owner of this cute pooch. The dog was found on Cranbury Road in the Sunnydale area. Call the West Windsor Police Department at (609) 799-1222 if you know the owner of this dog. This found dog is particularly concerning to the police because the dog was discovered dragging […]

Planet Princeton Weekend Picks, Sept. 12-14

Friday, September 12 Fall Native Plant Sale at the D&R Greenway Land Trust – Visit the  Johnson Education Center, 1 Preservation Place, Princeton, (just off Rosedale Road across from the Johnson Park School) from 3 to 6 p.m., Plants are available in quart and gallon-sized pots from $5 to $12. Sale continues Saturday, 9 a.m. […]

The former Princeton Medical Center.

Residents Complain about Noise at AvalonBay Project in Princeton

Residents have complained that some of the construction work being conducted at the former hospital site in downtown Princeton is too loud. Contractors have been making repairs to the parking deck at the site this week. The demolition of the hospital buildings is expected to begin next week. The Princeton Health Department, in conjunction with the Mercer […]

Environmental Group Criticizes Federal Review of Williams Transco Gas Pipeline Project

The New Jersey Sierra Club is arguing that the environmental assessment prepared by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) regarding  the Williams Transco Leidy Southeast Expansion Project is incomplete and violates federal law.  The group is calling for a full environmental impact statement. “Once again FERC ignores the public when it comes to the impacts […]

Princeton Resident Receives National Chemistry Award

David Case, a Princeton resident who is a professor of chemistry at Rutgers University, has been chosen to receive the American Chemical Society’s 2015 award for computers in chemical and pharmaceutical research. He will receive the national honor at the American Chemical Society national meeting in Denver next March. Case, a theoretical and computational chemist, […]

Princeton Youth Ballet: New Name, Same Mission to Inspire a Love for Classical Dance

The local performance group for young people formerly called DanceVision has a new name this fall, Princeton Youth Ballet. “One of our missions at Princeton Youth Ballet is to give talented and well-trained young dancers the chance to perform principal roles in professional-quality performances,” says Risa Kaplowitz, the group’s artistic director. “Another is to encourage […]

Dalai Lama Will Visit Princeton University Oct. 28

His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, will visit Princeton University on Tuesday, Oct. 28, to give a public talk and meet with students and faculty to discuss the meaning of service. The Dalai Lama will give the talk “Develop the Heart” at 9:30 a.m. at Jadwin Gymnasium. He will highlight the importance of developing […]

Mistral Now Offers Beer, Wine and Cocktails

Mistral is now serving  beer, wines and cocktails. The Princeton Council approved a transfer of the liquor license from elements to Mistral in August. Located at the intersection of Hulfish Street and Witherspoon Street across from the Princeton Public Library, Mistral serves lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch. Mistral was recently named a one of the […]

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Princeton University Leads U.S. News & World Report’s Rankings Again

Princeton University again leads U.S. News & World Report’s rankings of top U.S. academic research institutions. Fellow Ivy League member Dartmouth College dropped out of the Top 10. The three highest-ranking schools — Princeton, Harvard University and Yale University — were unchanged from the last year, according to the 2015 list released online. The 30th […]

Letters: Princeton Teachers Say School Board’s Salary Offer Too Low

Teachers Distressed that Part of Tax Increase Was Not Earmarked for Raises We, the undersigned, are all Princeton residents, taxpayers and voters. We are also Princeton Public School educators and Princeton Regional Education Association (PREA) union members. Like any Princeton parent, we are proud to have our children educated here and we are 100 percent […]

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Princeton Police Blotter: Multiple Bike Thefts and DWIs

A student reported that some time between midnight and 1 a.m. on Sept. 7, someone stole her Coach purse at the Cloister Inn private eating club for Princeton University students on Prospect Avenue. The purse contained an iPhone and her identification. A man from New Haven, Ct. was pulled over by police for a vehicle […]

Princeton Council Members to Vote on Raises for Themselves Tonight

The Princeton Council is slated to decide tonight whether to approve raises for the governing body, a contentious issue that elected officials have debated on and off over the past year. The public meeting begins at 7 p.m. in the main meeting room at the municipal building at 400 Witherspoon Street. Council members Patrick Simon, […]

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