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Mercer County Narcotics Task Force makes $10,000 coke arrest

The Mercer County Narcotics Task Force on Tuesday seized more than $10,000 in cocaine and arrested an alleged drug dealer in association with the investigation.

[UPDATED] Suburban towns demand takeover, sale of Trenton Water Works

The governments of Ewing, Hamilton, Hopewell Township and Lawrence filed a motion in Mercer Superior Court July 8 to join a state lawsuit against Trenton.
Columbus statue in Trenton park

Columbus statue in Trenton park taken down, park to be renamed

The decision to take down the statue and rename Columbus Park was made by Mayor Gusciora, after receiving input from "both sides of the issue."

Gusciora names Rick Kavin as Trenton’s new LGBTQ community liaison

Trenton Mayor Reed Gusciora has announced the creation of a new liaison position to help assist Trenton’s LGBTQ residents and advocate for policies that support their community.
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Trenton releases polling locations for disability assistance voters

Registered voters that require Americans with Disabilities assistance may vote at designated polling locations on election day, July 7.
Old Barracks Museum, Trenton

Old Barracks Museum in Trenton reopens July 2 at limited capacity

The local museum that closed in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic is opening its doors to small groups, while following state mandated safety guidelines.

Mercer County home to growing number of BBQ restaurants

They come and they go, but here are some BBQ spots in Mercer County that are satisfying local palettes now
Anchor House 500-mile ride

Annual Anchor House Ride for Runaways goes virtual, starting July 11

The Trenton organization will hold its 42nd bike ride fundraiser virtually, offering new ride and walk options available for sign up until the day before.

Trenton grant program aims to help businesses with riot damage

The city is offering up to $5,000 grants to eligible businesses to help repair or replace doors, gates and windows damaged during the May 31 riots.

Citing ‘pattern of inaction,’ DEP files lawsuit against Trenton Water Works

State calls out Trenton city council for its inability to properly fund measures that would reduce the risk of lead and pathogens in TWW’s drinking water.

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NJ Motor Vehicle Commission to offer services to walk-in customers, July 7

The MVC designated its state agencies as either a vehicle or licensing center to limit specific operations to each location and follow safety guidelines.

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