Monday, September 16, 2019

Grocer Lidl announces plans to open in Lawrence Shopping Center

Less than a year after Lawrence Shopping Center lost the tenant of its supermarket anchor, a new grocer has confirmed it will be filling the spot: Lidl.

Boro Bean: owners committed to finding the right buyer for Hopewell café

Ellen and Johnny Abernathy are in no great hurry to conclude a transaction. The couple is content to wait until someone comes along whom they feel would be a good fit for their neighborhood coffee shop

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.

First-time West Windsor author’s book was 10 years in the making

And after decades of hearing people tell her she should write a few of her ideas down, Antoinette Zam listened. Her debut novel, "Scarred by Death," was recently published by Page Press.

Chipotle to open new location in Mercer Mall

Chipotle Mexican Grill has begun construction of its second location along Route 1 in Mercer County. The new restaurant will go into a 2,523-square-foot space in Lawrence Township’s Mercer Mall. It will open in Winter 2020, Chipotle spokesperson Regina Wu said in an email.

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.

Risoldi’s Market Cafe in Hamilton to close after 70 years in business

Risoldi’s Market Cafe in Hamilton is officially closing after over 70 years of business. Owner Sam Risoldi, Jr., said the decision comes after increased competition in the area over the last five years.

Ewing Planning Board to hear plan that would raze Freddie’s Tavern

A plan before the Ewing Planning Board on Sept. 4 calls for Freddie's Tavern to be torn down and replaced with two mixed use buildings.

UPDATED: State to revoke license of Hamilton Township health officer Jeff Plunkett

The New Jersey Department of Health notified embattled Hamilton Township health officer Jeff Plunkett last week of its intent to revoke his license, citing a failure to ensure safe and sanitary conditions at restaurants and the animal shelter in the township.

Hundreds support family who lost everything in Hamilton house fire

First responders from across the country have answered the call after a pair of their own lost everything in a fire last month. By Aug. 21, $18,111 had been raised, exceeding the initial goal by more than $10,000.

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Kmart to close Hamilton location this year

Hamilton’s Kmart will be closing this fall, a victim of the chain’s troubled finances. The location at the intersection at Kuser Road and White Horse Avenue in Hamilton is one of four New Jersey stores in this round of shutterings.