Category Archives: Community

To Allow ‘Social Distancing’, We Must Open Princeton Streets to Pedestrians

In the past two months, the coronavirus epidemic has killed almost 7,000 New Jersey residents, and sickened tens of thousand more. State directives have closed all but the most essential businesses, leaving hundreds of thousands of people without work and … Continue reading

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Architects Pitch Housing Concepts at ‘Princeton Future’ Community Meeting

Community planning group ‘Princeton Future’ held a meeting at Princeton Public Library last Saturday, to discuss planned new affordable housing on Franklin Avenue. According to the town’s affordable housing settlement, agreed last year, and subsequently approved by Mercer County Superior … Continue reading

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On-Demand Transit Could Help Riders Reach Princeton ‘Dinky’ Train

‘Princeton Future’ is hosting a community discussion “Changing The Way We Get Around” at Princeton Public Library this  Saturday (Sep 26) and it has been getting quite a lot of attention in local media.  A group of Princeton University students, … Continue reading

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Defeating Racism In Princeton Means Supporting More Affordable Housing

Last week, hundreds of Princeton residents gathered in Palmer Square to protest a planned demonstration by a group with ties to white supremacy. The counter-protests showed, in the words of Mayor Liz Lempert, that “Hatred has no home in Princeton”. … Continue reading

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Mayor’s Bike Ride in Princeton: Photos

On Sunday, the “Mayor’s Bike Ride” took place in Princeton. About 70 riders defied rode from Community Park South to Mountain Lakes Park along with Princeton Mayor Liz Lempert.

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10 Princeton Predictions for 2018

The year 2017 saw some ‘interesting’ developments in Princeton, although everything local was kinda overshadowed by Trump. What about 2018? What does it have in store? Here are 10 predictions… remember, 6 of our predictions from last year turned out … Continue reading

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A Closer Look At Princeton’s “Eruv”

In 2015, the town of Princeton approved a plan by Princeton University to install an ‘eruv’ around several local neighborhoods. An eruv is “a symbolic enclosure that allows observant Jews, mostly of the Orthodox community, to carry objects outdoors on the … Continue reading

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