Thursday, March 30, 2017

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.

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.

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.

Trenton group using care – and billboards – to heal a city’s soul

Deacon Stacey Heading’s latest project is Heal the City, a billboard campaign that encourages young people to pursue college educations.

A true-life island adventure in downtown Trenton

Trenton residents and workers daydreaming about an escape to an island can wake up — the opportunity is just a stone’s throw from the shores of the Delaware River.

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.

Jewish Women’s Renaissance Project empowers local mothers

They were in Israel as part of the Jewish Women’s Renaissance Project, which aims to empower women to “change the world through Jewish values.” The 10-day trip is a key part of the organization’s mission.

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.

Christmas provides motivation for Hamilton girl battling lymphoma

Paige was diagnosed with stage 3 Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma and has been receiving treatment at CHOP. Her family is holding onto hope she will be home for her favorite holiday, Christmas.

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.

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The school district—like me—sits wobbling on the edge of a hole

Sometimes—like at a recent school board meeting—covering your hometown hits a little too close to home.