Category Archives: Princeton

Princeton School District Considering Shift Away From Neighborhood Elementary Schools Model

Princeton Public School District is considering a major restructuring of elementary school education. At a meeting of elementary school parents on April 27, district official presented a number of options to address growing student enrollment. One of these options would … Continue reading

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Princeton’s Spring Street Parking Deck to get $1 million+ in Repairs This Summer

Princeton Council has approved $1.1 million in spending on repairs to the Spring Street parking deck. The contract for the work, which will be done by Maarv Waterproofing Inc, was approved through Resolution 23-174 at the Council meeting of May … Continue reading

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More Details About Proposed ‘Sakrid Coffee’ Roastery and Coffee Shop on Witherspoon Street

Earlier this year, a report from the Princeton Zoning Officer noted that Sakrid Coffee was operating a coffee shop at 300 Witherspoon St, the old ‘Princeton Packet’ building (Report: “‘TigerLabs’ Relocating To Witherspoon Street“). At the time, it was not obvious … Continue reading

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Princeton Township Mistakenly Built Town Hall On Preserved Open Space

Princeton is well known as a town that appreciates open space, to the extent that 27% of the town is made up of preserved land. Extraordinarily, however, it seems that the town hall for the old Princeton Township was constructed … Continue reading

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New Map of Princeton Parks and Open Spaces Released

The town of Princeton has acquired large amounts of open space in recent years, but until very recently, there was no publicly-accessible map of protected lands. Speaking to the Princeton Environmental Commission on Feb 22, municipal open space manager Cindy … Continue reading

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Princeton Mayor Sparks Controversy With Remarks On Affordable Housing

Princeton Mayor Mark Freda sparked consternation last week, after reports emerged regarding comments he made at a panel sponsored by the Mercer County Chapter of the Women’s Council of Realtors. As reported by Barbara Peston for ‘The Montgomery News’ (Link: … Continue reading

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‘TigerLabs’ Relocating To Witherspoon Street

TigerLabs, the co-working venue in downtown Princeton, is moving to a new location on Witherspoon Street. For over 10 years, TigerLabs has offered a home to would-be tech titans and start-up entrepreneurs, but with the current lease expiring, a new … Continue reading

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Princeton University Presents New Details About Future ‘Hobson College’

Princeton University presented a full application for its newest undergraduate residential college, ‘Hobson College’, at a meeting of the Princeton Planning Board on January 19, 2023. The application adds further detail to a ‘concept plan’ presented by the University last … Continue reading

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Princeton Zoning Board Approves 10-Unit ‘Lincoln Court’ Apartment Development

The Chairman voted “No”, but other members of the Princeton Zoning Board of Adjustment saw enough to like about a revised ‘Lincoln Court’ apartment plan to approve the project. The vote came at the ZBA’s regular meeting on January 25. … Continue reading

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Town of Princeton Unleashes New Zoning Map With Fifty-Four Distinct Zones

On January 1, 2023, the town of Princeton, NJ quietly marked its 10th birthday. Ten years have now passed since the consolidation of the former Princeton Borough and Princeton Township. Over the years, the sense of identity of the two … Continue reading

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