Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Overnight road closures to start tonight on Route 133 in East Windsor

Overnight roadwork will result in lane closures and detours for the next few nights on Route 133 westbound between Route 571 and Route 33.

Park Commission to host Mercer Lake kayak tours on Fridays

Area residents can join the Mercer County Park Commission Naturalist Division this summer for a morning of paddling in Mercer County Park.

Mercer County Library System looks to reopen locations

The Mercer County Library System is currently working on plans to re-open. The move follows an announcement by Gov. Phil Murphy on July 2 that libraries in the state are permitted, when ready, to open to the public at 25% capacity.

Gov. Phil Murphy postpones start of indoor dining

The state planned to ease dining restrictions starting this week, but decided against it after COVID-19 spikes in other states that enacted similar policies.

A Jersey diner moves on

the Americana Diner, a beacon of piping hot coffee and good eats that beckoned hungry travelers with its “Time to Dine” sign along Route 130 in East Windsor for years. And owner Constantine Katsifis couldn’t be more pleased

Area religious leaders oppose “deadly racism”

More than 20 religious leaders from houses of worship in northern Mercer and southern Middlesex counties have released a joint statement decrying racism.

Old Hights Brewing opens in Hightstown

Hightstown became the latest small New Jersey town to welcome a craft brewery when Old Hights Brewing Company opened its online store for business this afternoon

Letter: Many answers needed before schools reopen

West Windsor Plainsboro superintendent Dr. David Aderhold has prepared more than 284 questions with regards to the reopening of schools in New Jersey.

Mercer law enforcement agencies plan “community engagement sessions”

The members of the Mercer County Police Chiefs Association have issued a joint statement addressing the killing of George Floyd. 

Covid-19-era challenge for restaurants goes beyond attracting customers

As Sam Zheng of Taco Rito notes, restaurants are also dealing with food availability woes, price spikes, delivery service charges and the challenge of keeping staff healthy, happy — and employed

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Hamilton High West student tests positive for COVID-19

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