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Historic Princeton Nursery Warehouses Face Demolition After South Brunswick Shoots Down Redevelopment Propsosal

In Kingston NJ, just across Carnegie Lake from Princeton, the ‘Mapleton Preserve‘ offers open space and a chance to connect to nature. The site was formerly part of the largest commercial nursery in the USA, ‘Princeton Nurseries‘. After its closure … Continue reading

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Princeton Residents Express Anger After Town Builds Gas Station In Residential Area

Laurel Road residents attended the Princeton Council meeting last Monday to express fury at the unexpected construction of a new gas station at the bottom of Mt Lucas Road. The gas station – which is in a residential R-6 zone … Continue reading

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Map Of New Princeton Open Space Off Ridgeview Road

Last month, the New Jersey Conservation Foundation acquired a new area of open space in Princeton.  Approximately 10 acres of forest were donated by Michael and Barbara Blumenthal, from around the back of their home off Ridgeview Road.  This land will now be … 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 NJ Gas Pipelines Should Serve As Walk-Bike Trails

Gas pipelines are big news in New Jersey right now, around Princeton, and in surounding communities. Apparently stimulated by a glut of fracked gas from western Pennsylvania, various companies are rushing to find new ways to bring their product to … Continue reading

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Friends Of Herrentown Woods Trail Map Now Available

The Friends Of Herrentown Woods, a 501(c)3 non-profit that works to maintain and improve Princeton’s Herrentown Woods, has published a paper map of trails in the forest. The map was prepared following extensive work by the ‘Friends’ in the last … Continue reading

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Beautiful Walkable Princeton: Stony Brook Trail

One of the nicest trails in Princeton starts at the parking lot of D&R Greenway Meadows and continues through uninterrupted green space along the Stony Brook and then by the Jasna Polana golf course all the way to Route 206- some … Continue reading

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