L.L. Bean will anchor new shopping center in Montgomery
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L.L. Bean will anchor new shopping center in Montgomery

L.L.Bean will be the anchor store at the Montgomery Promenade, a specialty center set to open in 2019 at the intersection of Route 206 and Route 518. The Maine-based company will occupy 17,000 square feet within the 270,000 square-foot shopping center that will also offer restaurants and entertainment. The new shopping center is owned by Madison…

Photo: Provident Bank Foundation donates $10,000 to University Medical Center of Princeton clinic
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Photo: Provident Bank Foundation donates $10,000 to University Medical Center of Princeton clinic

The Provident Bank Foundation recently donated $10,000 to the Princeton HealthCare Sysem to support the diabetes program at the Bristol-Myers Squibb Community Health Center, a clinic at University Medical Center of Princeton that provides primary and specialty care to uninsured and underinsured residents of central New Jersey. (l-r) Maria Romano, Senior Vice President, Provident Bank;…

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Five local non-profit organizations to receive grants from Princeton Chamber

The Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce Community Development Fund is awarding $40,000 in grants to five local non-profits for 2017. The 2017 grant recipients are: CASA, Kidsbridge, Millhill Child and Family Development, Womanspace, and the Princeton Blairstown Center. “With these grants, the Chamber and the Chamber Foundation continue to invest in our region by providing financial support for…

Princeton Tech Meetup sparks connections
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Princeton Tech Meetup sparks connections

Every month, members of the Princeton area technology community pack into the community room at the Princeton Public Library to exchange ideas, plans and business cards. The Princeton Tech Meetup, now in its sixth year, brings together coders, investors, engineers and other people associated with central New Jersey’s tech industry. The meetup group has grown…

Burger joint Johnny Rockets will celebrate grand opening Aug. 26

Burger joint Johnny Rockets will celebrate grand opening Aug. 26

The new Johnny Rockets restaurant will celebrate its grand opening at the Quaker Bridge Mall on Saturday, Aug. 26. A ribbon-cutting ceremony with Lawrence officials will take place at 11 a.m. The restaurant will be giving out samples of burgers, shakes and other items. The new Quaker Bridge franchisee location is owned by sister and…

Local mobile phone, tablet and computer repair business thrives at Tigerlabs in Princeton

Local mobile phone, tablet and computer repair business thrives at Tigerlabs in Princeton

During his four years at Princeton High School and the year after graduation, Adrian Hertel was known as Mr. Fix-It for technology. Cracked iPhone screen? Take it to Adrian. Water damage? Adrian will have it in working order by the end of the week. So many people brought their devices to Hertel that he was…

Chamber and Visitors Bureau name annual ‘Toast to Tourism’ winners

Chamber and Visitors Bureau name annual ‘Toast to Tourism’ winners

The Princeton-Mercer Regional Convention and Visitors Bureau and Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce have named the winners of the third annual Toast to Tourism awards. The awards are given to leaders in the tourism industry who have enhanced tourism in the Mercer County region through their enthusiasm and dedication. Awards will be presented at a…

Historic preservation commission approves plans for old post office, the future home of Triumph Brewery
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Historic preservation commission approves plans for old post office, the future home of Triumph Brewery

Triumph Brewery is one step closer to having a new home. The Princeton Historic Preservation Commission voted 6-0 Thursday to approve an application from LCOR Ventures, a developer based in California, to renovate the old post office building at 20 Palmer Square East. Once the process is finalized, Triumph Brewery plans to move from its…

Last-Minute Valentine’s Day ideas in downtown Princeton
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Last-Minute Valentine’s Day ideas in downtown Princeton

Restaurant reservations are quickly filling up for Valentine’s Day tomorrow, but it’s not too late to take advantage of specials in downtown Princeton. For those looking for a traditional Valentine’s Day dinner date, Witherspoon Grill will offer an abridged version of their menu and live jazz music from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Reservations can…

Wind knocks down area trees, causes road closures and power outages (updated)
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Wind knocks down area trees, causes road closures and power outages (updated)

A wind advisory is in effect until 6 p.m. for Mercer, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex and Somerset counties. Sustained winds of 20 to 30 miles per hour with gusts up to 40 or 50 miles per hour are possible. Scattered power outages are possible. The strong winds already took down numerous trees in the Princeton area…

Charter School: Expansion will not have devastating financial impact on Princeton Public Schools

Charter School: Expansion will not have devastating financial impact on Princeton Public Schools

The Princeton Charter School has sent a letter to New Jersey Education Commissioner Kimberly Harrington claiming that public schools officials and leaders of Save Our Schools New Jersey have waged a misinformation campaign designed to influence the state’s decision on the expansion of the school. They also argue that the expansion will not harm the…

Bank of Princeton and Investors Bancorp terminate merger agreement

Bank of Princeton and Investors Bancorp terminate merger agreement

The Bank of Princeton will not be merged with Investors Bank. Investors Bancorp and the Bank of Princeton announced Tuesday that they have entered into a “mutual termination agreement” to end the merger agreement. Bank representatives said the regulatory approval of the application submitted by Investors Bank to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation would not…

Palmer Square Management: Rumors About Banning Spanish False

Palmer Square Management: Rumors About Banning Spanish False

A post circulating on social media in Princeton today claims that Palmer Square Management allegedly had Chambers Street parking garage employees sign a document promising that they would not speak any Spanish at work, even to Spanish-speaking customers. The post claims that employees were allegedly told video surveillance tapes would be reviewed to determine if…

Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce Community Development Fund Awards $30,000 in Grants to Local Non-Profits
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Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce Community Development Fund Awards $30,000 in Grants to Local Non-Profits

The Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce Community Development Fund awarded $30,000 in grants to three local nonprofits at today’s Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce luncheon. The 2016 grant recipients are Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Mercer County, Dress for Success, and UIH Family Partners. The Big Brothers Big Sisters workplace mentoring program received funding…