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10 things to do in New Jersey this August

From a tomato fest in Princeton to a triathalon in Wildwood, 10 activities to fill the last month of summer vacation in the Garden State.

NJDA offers guidance on unsolicited mystery seeds

Unsolicited seeds could be invasive, introduce diseases to local plants or be harmful to livestock.
Trenton City Hall

Trenton City Hall requires temperature screenings starting today

As an added precaution, City Hall employees and visitors are required to get their temperature tested and answer questions before entering the building.

No-cost saliva testing for COVID-19 available in Trenton

The Henry J. Austin Health Center in Trenton is offering COVID-19 saliva tests to the community by appointment.

Park Commission to host Mercer Lake kayak tours on Fridays

Area residents can join the Mercer County Park Commission Naturalist Division this summer for a morning of paddling in Mercer County Park.

Trenton Water Works hires Mark Lavenberg as acting director

Lavenberg, the fourth person to lead TWW in the last year, has 32 years of experience in the water industry. He starts his new role Aug. 3.

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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Missing West Windsor man found alive after massive search (updated)

A West Windsor man who had been missing since the evening of Wednesday, July 22 was found alive after a "massive" search of Community Park.