Thursday, March 30, 2017

Mercer Muslim community seeks to educate following ban, shooting

The members of the Islamic Circle of Mercer County know what people say about Islam. They also know that not everybody knows what Islam is all about. And that is what they’re looking to change.

Lawrence illustrator draws himself a new career helping children through art

Rashad Malik Davis recently published his first children’s book, “Carefree Like Me,” but his dreams started not long after he began working full-time at Merrill Lynch two years ago.

Denied Cherry Hill Road B&B raises questions about regulating Airbnb in Princeton

The great disparity in regulation between B&Bs and Airbnbs was not lost on several members of the Princeton Zoning Board as they discussed a recent B&B application.

Hopewell mail carrier retires after 30 years on same route

After 30 years of delivering mail on the same route in Hopewell Borough, Craig Brown strode down the sidewalks for one final time on a cool morning in February.

Q+A: Mayor Fried discusses open space, condemnation and Foxmoor

It’s already been a busy year in Robbinsville Township, and indications are that the pace won’t be slowing down any time soon.

West Windsor-Plainsboro superintendent says district schools are nearing capacity

The West Windsor-Plainsboro School District is running out of room for new students, and residents can expect to see a bond referendum for school construction at some point in the next few years.

Aldi reopening delayed

Aldi supermarket on North Olden Avenue, which has been closed for several months for renovations, has announced that it will reopen its doors on March 1.

Developer submits plans for 1,976 homes at Quakerbridge Road site

The Howard Hughes Corporation has proposed an ambitious mixed-use development plan near Quaker Bridge Mall in West Windsor.

Housing lawsuit targets five Mercer County towns

Unable to reach a settlement, five Mercer County towns are involved in a trial that could result in the town being required to provide for almost 2,000 units of affordable housing by through 2025.

Trenton-raised writer is now raising Trenton superheroes

A new group of heroes and villains is about to descend on Trenton, all thanks to comic book author and creative writing teacher Maurice Mander.

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