A team of students from Hightstown High School took the top honor at Mercer County’s 2019 New Jersey High School Consumer Bowl, beating out six other area high schools in a quiz-show style competition on good consumer practices.
02/22/2019 5:02 PM
Dam Site 21 is a 370-acre tract that will be the focus of a series of public meetings to discuss enhancements at the site. The first meeting will be held Thursday, March 7, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Conference Center at Mercer County Community College, 1200 Old Trenton Road, West Windsor.
02/21/2019 4:49 PM
The goal of this free program is to encourage children ages 8-14 to avoid tobacco, drug, and alcohol use by providing alternative activities while having fun. Participants can learn to fish, discover aquatic and environmental resources, and develop positive life skills.
02/21/2019 2:11 PM
The program is designed to introduce pre-school-age children to life on the farm, with activities that include collecting eggs, feeding the animals, and exploring the barns and fields.
02/20/2019 10:39 AM
The event is open to Mercer County residents only. Up to eight boxes or bags of paper may be discarded.
02/13/2019 2:32 PM
Most Mercer County government offices and facilities will be closed Monday, Feb. 18, 2019, in observance of Presidents Day.
02/13/2019 12:19 PM
The Mercer County Park Commission is pleased to announce that two pairs of bald eagles have chosen County Parks for nest sites. The first free public event will be at Mercer County Park at the West Picnic Area on Friday, Feb. 8 from 1 to 3 p.m.
02/06/2019 3:33 PM
This week we feature our newest Freeholder, Nina Melker. Mother, grandmother, private banker, booster club president, and now Mercer County Freeholder, you would be hard-pressed to find a hat Nina hasn’t worn over the last 20 years.
02/05/2019 1:44 PM
Sign-ups for 2019 spring/summer programs and leagues at the Mercer County Tennis Center begin at 8 a.m. for adults and 9 a.m. for juniors on Saturday, Feb. 9, on the Park Commission’s Community Pass website at https://register.communitypass.net/mercer.
02/05/2019 12:22 PM
Fifty-nine cadets, including two pairs of siblings, who made up the 20th basic class of police officers took part in today’s Mercer County Police Academy commencement held in the gymnasium at Mercer County Community College.
02/01/2019 1:39 PM
The Mercer County Park Commission will begin accepting reservations for the five county-owned picnic areas on Feb. 19 at noon for the 2019 season. Reservations can be made online, by phone or in person.
01/31/2019 1:00 PM
Many sites throughout Mercer County will offer free income tax preparation assistance to help residents prepare and file their 2018 taxes, Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes said. Below is a list of sites where assistance is being provided to qualified individuals.
01/30/2019 11:42 AM
As we begin a new year, many individuals and their families are struggling to make ends meet. With the many challenges a new year brings, including the recent government shutdown, individuals are having trouble putting food on the table, gas in their cars, and paying bills.
01/28/2019 9:13 AM
The Mercer County Park Commission’s Nature Programs will host thrilling and educational summer camps for children ranging in age from pre-K to eighth grade. Camps are filled on a first-come, first-served basis and spots are limited.
01/25/2019 4:21 PM
Maintaining that despite his administration’s many accomplishments there is still much work to be done, Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes on Thursday night officially announced he will seek another four-year term in November.
01/25/2019 9:55 AM
On January 4, 2019, Andrew Koontz was sworn in as the Vice Chair to the Mercer County Board of Chosen Freeholders. While he is currently in his third term as Freeholder, Andrew’s first taste of public service came while volunteering for now Mayor of Trenton Reed Gusciora’s Assembly campaign in 1995.
01/22/2019 12:25 PM
Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes is reminding residents to take precautions against extreme cold expected to grip the region on Monday, Jan. 21, following a weekend of mixed precipitation that could include heavy rain, snow and sleet.
01/18/2019 3:55 PM
Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes announced that the bi-county bridge carrying Cherry Valley Road over a Branch of Bedens Brook at the Princeton-Montgomery border was reopened to the motoring public this afternoon, Jan. 17, on budget and ahead of schedule.
01/17/2019 3:39 PM
The Mercer County Wildlife Center, which accepted and treated more than 2,500 birds, mammals and reptiles in 2018, will be holding orientations for new volunteers on March 16 and March 24. Those who are interested are required to attend only one of the two sessions for this unique opportunity.
01/17/2019 2:57 PM
Most Mercer County administrative offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 21, 2019, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, although some offices and facilities will remain open.
01/17/2019 1:45 PM