Monthly Archives: November 2015

Details of Proposed Witherspoon-Jackson Historic District Presented At Princeton Town Hall Meeting

Consultants hired by the town of Princeton presented a proposal for a new historic district at a meeting Monday night at Princeton Town Hall. The consultant’s work was to identify if some area around the Witherspoon-Jackson neighborhood would fit requirements … Continue reading

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New Report Aims To Guide Maintenance Of Princeton’s Open Spaces

Earlier this year, the town of Princeton set up an ‘Open Space Advisory Committee’, to look at how best to maintain our protected woodlands and green areas. On Monday night, committee chair Wendy Mager presented a new report from the 12-member … Continue reading

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New ‘Little Free Libraries’ Appear In Littlebrook Neighborhood

A new ‘Little Free Library’ has been dedicated on Snowden Lane in Princeton. Little Free Libraries are community book exchanges where local neighbors can share books. No membership is required, and people are free to take or drop off books as they … Continue reading

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Princeton Council Struggles With “Anti-McMansion” Regulations

“Control the size of houses and where they are built”. That was the target of Princeton Council at their meeting last week. Like many prosperous places, Princeton seems in the grip of teardown fever, as developers replace modest mid-20th-century homes with larger, more modern models. Planning … Continue reading

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Town To Host Public Meeting To Get Input On ‘Bike Masterplan’

Thursday evening, November 12, the town of Princeton will host a public meeting (details below) to get input on the creation of a new ‘Bicycle Circulation Plan’. Earlier this year, Princeton successfully applied for a program to fund a team of … Continue reading

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Three Observations From Princeton Local Election Of November 3, 2015

Princeton voters were among those casting their votes in an election on November 3 last week. By now the results are clear, with most incumbents being returned at County and Council level, and Andrew Zwicker (D) set to score an … Continue reading

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Princeton Named “USA’s Best Small City”. But Is It Really A City?

Princeton was named ‘Best Small City’ in an online survey this week, following on from another recent analysis that named it ‘Best College Town To Live In’. Although these online polls shouldn’t be taken too seriously, it’s great to have … Continue reading

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