Find out why so many waterfowl are flocking to the Abbott Marshlands by joining the Nature Programs during their Winter Duck Walks in Roebling Park at Spring Lake. This free program will take place on Sunday, Dec. 15, Sunday, Jan. 12 and Sunday, Feb. 9, from 1 to 3 p.m.
12/03/2019 4:28 PM
Afternoon lectures presented by wildlife experts will be held on select Saturdays and Sundays this winter at the Tulpehaking Nature Center.
12/03/2019 12:54 PM
On Sunday, Dec. 1, at 1 p.m., Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes will welcome veterans and other members of the Greater Mercer County community to a ceremony marking the 78th anniversary of the Japanese air attack on Pearl Harbor, which happened on Dec. 7, 1941.
11/26/2019 4:26 PM
Most Mercer County government offices and facilities will be closed Thursday, Nov. 28, and Friday, Nov. 29, in observance of Thanksgiving, although some will remain open or have modified hours.
11/26/2019 2:46 PM
The Mercer County Park Commission and REI movement to #OptOutside continues this year on Friday, Nov. 29, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., with free activities at Roebling Park, Mercer Meadows and Baldpate Mountain.
11/21/2019 11:15 AM
Freeholders Call on Legislature to Expand Charging Infrastructure and Rebates for Electric Vehicle Owners
On Thursday, November 14, The Mercer County Board of Chosen Freeholders unanimously approved a resolution supporting Assembly Bill 4819. The Board urges New Jersey’s legislature to pass the bill as quickly as possible to expand charging infrastructure and rebates for electric vehicle owners
11/14/2019 8:22 PM
Most Mercer County government offices and facilities will be closed Monday, Nov. 11, in observance of Veterans Day.
11/08/2019 10:52 AM
The Mercer County Park Commission has completed work on the John Rogers House Constructed Ruin in Mercer County Park. Built in 1761, the Rogers House is believed to be the oldest existing structure in West Windsor Township.
11/07/2019 11:49 AM
The Mercer County Park Commission will hold a third meeting on the development of Dam Site 21 on Tuesday, Nov. 12, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Conference Center at Mercer County Community College, 1200 Old Trenton Road in West Windsor.
11/06/2019 11:31 AM
The Rutgers Master Gardeners of Mercer County will present the program “Attracting Birds to Your Garden” on Saturday, Nov. 16 from 1 to 4 p.m. at Rutgers Cooperative Extension, 1440 Parkside Ave., Ewing.
11/01/2019 4:05 PM
Most Mercer County government offices and facilities will be closed Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, in observance of Election Day.
11/01/2019 3:03 PM
Throughout the month of November, the Mercer County Park Commission’s Tulpehaking Nature Center will be collecting tough-to-recycle items that would normally end up in a landfill in partnership with the Mercer County Special Services School District, Soles4Souls and Trex.
10/31/2019 11:10 AM
The Mercer County Improvement Authority will host a document shredding event for County residents on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Parking Lot 4 at 651 South Broad St., across from the County Administration Building in Trenton.
10/29/2019 11:31 AM
Most Mercer County government offices and facilities will be closed Monday, Oct. 14, 2019, in observance of Columbus Day.
10/11/2019 3:23 PM
Schoolchildren and other visitors will find something new at Howell Living History Farm this fall, when the recently renovated John Phillips House opens for programs in open-hearth cooking, gristmill interpretation and life in the days when oxen plowed the fields of Pleasant Valley.
10/09/2019 4:39 PM
As Fire Prevention Week approaches, Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes is taking this opportunity to advise County residents to have an escape plan in the event of a home fire.
10/03/2019 11:19 AM
Mercer County’s Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) allows individuals meeting various income qualifications to apply for bill payment assistance, energy crisis assistance and energy-related home repairs.
09/30/2019 1:58 PM
The Trenton River Days Fair, a free environmental education event to build awareness, appreciation and support for the Delaware River, will be held Saturday, Sept. 28, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at South Riverwalk Park in Trenton.
09/25/2019 4:21 PM
The Mercer County Improvement Authority will host a Household Hazardous Waste and Electronic Waste Disposal Day on Saturday, Sept. 28, for County residents who would like to recycle common residential chemical wastes or used electronics.
09/23/2019 1:50 PM
The maze this year celebrates nursery rhymes, rhyming games and poems that many people know. Maze-goers who find all the puzzle pieces will be able to solve its three-way board game, which forms a map of the maze.
09/20/2019 3:49 PM