Monday, March 18, 2019

Housing lawsuit targets five Mercer County towns

Unable to reach a settlement, five Mercer County towns are involved in a trial that could result in the town being required to provide for almost 2,000 units of affordable housing by through 2025.

Bridge replacement project to close Hopewell-Rocky Hill Road

A bridge replacement project in Hopewell Township will shut down Hopewell-Rocky Hill Road for approximately five months.

Hamilton approves new energy aggregation program

Just three months after exiting an agreement for energy aggregation, Hamilton Township officials have decided to jump into another one.

Source of lead in water baffles Bordentown officials

For the third consecutive testing period, samples from the Bordentown Water Department contained twice the levels of lead allowed by the federal government. Baffled local officials continue to search for answers to the most basic question: Why?

Forgotten History Episode 2: Sourland Legacy

In Episode 2 of Forgotten History, authors Elaine Buck and Beverly Mills reveal uneasy truths about Hopewell Valley.

Mercer County partners with Ewing to create pollinator habitat

A pilot project is underway in Ewing to convert municipal lawns into wildflower meadows in order to provide habitat for native pollinating insects.

Lawrence Township to continue home improvement program

Lawrence Township is accepting applications for participation in its home improvement program for low and moderate income residents.

Common culture unites Mercer County Irish organizations

Mercer County is home to 10 Irish-American organizations. While there has been friction at times, all of the groups will come together to celebrate their shared heritage.

New buildings, demolition and other changes coming to Nassau Park

The Nassau Park Shopping Center looks to be getting a bit of a face lift—some demolition, some new construction and a slight adjustment of one of the shopping center’s roads.

All signs point toward progress in Trenton

What will it take to turn Trenton around in 2019? Richard K. Rein presents some ideas on how groups and individuals can work to improve the city.

Most Read

Mercer County seeks input on new ‘water sports’ park

The Mercer County Park Commission’s purchase of a small plot of land on Hughes Drive in Hamilton in 2017 opened up a world of possibilities for the commission and—by extension—county residents.