Friday, May 25, 2018

The butterfly whisperer: 11-year-old lepidopterist is subject of new documentary

A townhome in West Windsor might seem an unlikely haven for the threatened monarch butterfly. But 11-year-old resident Aiden Wang has created a safe place for these creatures to nest, or rest on what might be a 3,000-mile journey from Canada to Mexico.

New wave of residential development may alter West Windsor master plan

The West Windsor Planning Board is putting the finishing touches on a report that is expected to call for major revisions to the township’s master plan, according to township officials who are in the process of drafting the document.

West Windsor man honored for learning disabilities activism

Mark Brugger, a West Windsor resident, was the recipient of the Harrison Sylvester Award during the 55th Annual International Learning Disabilities of America Conference.

Former police officer discovers the ‘Joy of Painting’

Most people around West Windsor and Plainsboro recognize Jim Carvalho as a former cop or member of security personnel at High School South. But few know he's also an accomplished painter.

Judge: West Windsor responsible for 1,500 units of affordable housing

A state superior court judge has ruled that West Windsor Township is responsible to provide for 1,500 units of affordable housing.

SuperFresh opens in Plainsboro Plaza Shopping Center

After five years without a traditional grocer, Plainsboro residents on Feb. 24 finally saw the grand opening of a new supermarket in town—SuperFresh in the Plainsboro Plaza Shopping Center.

Mercer Lake host to rowing programs for all ages

You can feel it in your blood—well after the cox has yelled “ready up” and your eight-person crew has hoisted the rowing shell back into the boathouse at Mercer Lake.

North and South boys’ track teams excel in group championships

The boys’ winter track teams at both high schools in the WW-P Regional School District are making their mark as being among the top schools in the in the state in their sport.

West Windsor in review: new mayor Hemant Marathe talks state of the township

Bill Sanservino, editor of The West Windsor & Plainsboro News, sat down with Mayor Hemant Marathe almost exactly a month after he was sworn in to talk about his plans for this year, as well as the rest of his term.

Long-time High School South orchestra director begins anew at MCCC

Retirement for Jean Mauro lasted about two months. She walked away from her job leading the orchestra at High School South after almost 40 years, and a phone call from Mercer County Community College changed everything.

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