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  • Recordando mi Tierra

    Cultural Festival & Food Truck Rally set for June 15

    The ninth annual Cultural Festival & Food Truck Rally will take place Saturday, June 15, at the Mercer County Park Festival Grounds in West Windsor.

    04/22/2019 3:01 PM

  • Master Gardeners Plant Expo

    Master Gardeners to hold Plant Expo and Garden Market

    The Rutgers Master Gardeners of Mercer County will hold their annual Spring Plant Expo and Garden Market on Saturday, May 4, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., rain or shine, at the Mercer Educational Gardens, 431A Federal City Road, Hopewell Township.

    04/16/2019 4:38 PM

  • ESCC 2019-04-15

    Mercer County celebrates dispatchers during Telecommunicators Week

    Mercer County recognizes April 14-20 as National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week in appreciation of public safety communications professionals and the citizens they serve.

    04/16/2019 10:23 AM

  • MClogo green-yellow

    Most Mercer offices to be closed for Good Friday

    Most Mercer County government offices and facilities will be closed April 19 in observance of Good Friday.

    04/16/2019 10:10 AM

  • UNCORK_1-2019

    Mercer County Park to host ‘UNCORK Spring’ wine festival

    The festival featuring some of New Jersey's top wineries, as well as food trucks and musical entertainment, will take place Saturday, April 27, and Sunday, April 28.

    04/11/2019 3:51 PM

  • Earth Month

    Tulpehaking Nature Center hosts 'Earth Month'

    Throughout the month of April, the Tulpehaking Nature Center is collecting tough-to-recycle items that would normally end up in the landfill. Visitors are welcome during open hours on Fridays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. to drop off their chip bags, candy wrappers and #6 plastics.

    04/10/2019 2:36 PM

  • Roebling Park photo event

    ‘Capture the Change’ at Roebling Park

    As the wetland restoration continues at Roebling Park in Hamilton, the Mercer County Park Commission invites the public to “Capture the Change” on Thursday, April 18, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Tulpehaking Nature Center.

    04/08/2019 3:57 PM

  • Home

    Mercer offers assistance to first-time homebuyers

    A workshop explaining Mercer County's First-Time Homebuyer Program will be held Thursday, April 18, at 6:30 p.m. at the Lawrence Headquarters Branch of the Mercer County Library System, 2751 Brunswick Pike, Lawrence.

    04/08/2019 1:58 PM

  • Disney

    Outside the Boardroom: Pasquale "Pat" Colavita, Jr.

    For thirty-seven years Pasquale “Pat” Colavita, Jr. worked as a speech and language pathologist for the Hamilton Township Board of Education. During those thirty-seven years, Freeholder Colavita was named Hamilton Township and Mercer County Teacher of the year

    04/08/2019 9:47 AM

  • County Gov. Month

    Mercer marks County Government Month

    National County Government Month (NCGM), held annually in April, is a celebration of county government, and the assorted services provided to the community at the county level. Mercer County is offering a variety of programs and events.

    04/05/2019 1:28 PM

  • MGofMC Mary Anne Borge

    Naturalist Mary Anne Borge to give talk on pollinators

    The Rutgers Master Gardeners of Mercer County will present a program for the public, “Pollinators and Pollination Strategies,” on Saturday, April 27, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Tulpehaking Nature Center in Hamilton Township.

    04/04/2019 12:32 PM

  • MClogo green-yellow

    Mercer grant will aid City park projects

    A matching grant under Mercer County’s innovative “Mercer at Play” program will help the City of Trenton rehabilitate three parks and a recreation center.

    03/29/2019 3:15 PM

  • Apple grower

    ‘Meet the Farmer’ series debuts at Howell Farm

    New Jersey's history as The Garden State will take center stage at Howell Living History Farm on Tuesday, April 2, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. when apple grower Coles Roberts presents the first program in a new series.

    03/29/2019 12:10 PM

  • BlueSleuth

    County obtains tool to thwart thieves, protect consumers

    Mercer County investigators and inspectors have acquired a Bluetooth locator to help protect consumers against thieves who are intent on stealing credit card data at gas pumps and other payment machines.

    03/27/2019 11:59 AM

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    Mercer County reopens Old Trenton Road bridge

    Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes announced that the bridge carrying Old Trenton Road over Bridegroom Run in West Windsor Township was reopened to the motoring public March 25 on budget.

    03/25/2019 1:19 PM

  • Voices of the Marsh

    'Voices of the Marsh' photo exhibit opens

    A unique public art exhibit will be on display through Sept. 15 showcasing photography of the Abbott Marshlands as part of the Tulpehaking Nature Center’s “Voices of the Marsh.” An exhibit reception will be held Sunday, March 17, from 2 to 4 p.m.

    03/14/2019 9:49 AM

  • HHW collection

    Recycle unsafe chemicals, used electronics on March 30

    The Mercer County Improvement Authority will host a Household Hazardous Waste and Electronic Waste Disposal Day on Saturday, March 30, for County residents who would like to recycle common residential chemical wastes or used electronics.

    03/13/2019 11:48 AM

  • Owl

    'An Evening of Owls' kicks off wildlife series

    Howell Living History Farm's 2019 “Naturally Friends” wildlife series will open on Thursday, March 14, when Mercer County Wildlife Center Director Diane Nickerson presents “An Evening of Owls,” a program about some of New Jersey’s most important raptors.

    03/07/2019 2:36 PM

  • Rogers House

    Spring finish eyed for historic-house project

    Work is progressing on the Rogers House Constructed Ruin Project in Mercer County Park, where three walls are being stabilized to preserve the historic brick of the house and integrate the structure into the park’s programming.

    03/06/2019 9:51 AM

  • Beaver marks

    Explore Abbott Marsh during Twilight Beaver Walk

    Experience the Abbott Marshlands the way our nocturnal wildlife neighbors do during the Tulpehaking Nature Center’s Twilight Beaver Walk on Friday, March 15, from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

    03/05/2019 4:26 PM