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Trenton Health Team receives funding for mental health first aid training

Trenton Health Team received a grant from Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson to address mental health and substance abuse issues in Trenton.

Mercer County Police Academy graduates 20th class of officers

Fifty-nine cadets, including two pairs of siblings, who made up the 20th basic class of police officers took part in the Mercer County Police Academy commencement held Feb. 1.

Introducing Forgotten History: A podcast from Community News Service

Our new podcast, hosted by reporter Diccon Hyatt, explores New Jersey's forgotten history. Listen as he uncovers extraordinary incidents that happened right here in Central Jersey.

New Trenton Water Works director: vacancies, bureaucracy hurting utility

When Trenton Mayor Reed Gusciora took office, he assumed with it the burden of fixing Trenton Water Works at the utility’s lowest point. To solve the problem, he turned to Shing-Fu Hsueh.

Trenton women’s pool team pockets nationals

The Frantasticons won the Trenton division last year, then made history when they won the World Pool Qualifiers tournament to become the first ladies team from Trenton to qualify for the American Poolplayers Association 8-Ball Team Championship.

Passage Theater’s Solo Flights touches past and present

Passage Theater’s annual Solo Flights series returns with two presentations featuring a single performer: “To My Unborn Child: A Love Letter from Fred Hampton."

NJ Weedman’s Joint: open again and smoking, across from City Hall

Ed Forchion — aka the NJ Weedman — has been on quite the journey in his quest for marijuana legalization.

Trenton galleries kickoff February with new art exhibits

The Trenton City Museum, BSB Gallery and James Kerney Campus Gallery are all hosting new art exhibits in Trenton in February.

Hopewell authors bring their book, history to New Jersey State Library

In recognition of Black History Month, the New Jersey State Library will host Elaine Buck and Beverly Mills, authors of "If These Stones Could Talk."

Trenton residents charged with human trafficking, promoting prostitution

A Mercer County grand jury recently returned a 19-count indictment charging four individuals with human trafficking, sexual assault, promoting prostitution and other crimes.

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As Trenton Water Works receives new violations, its customers seek alternatives

Coming off the worst year in its history, Trenton Water Works received notice of three more state violations in January, continuing a cycle the utility has spent months trying to break.