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
A workshop explaining Mercer County's First-Time Homebuyer Program will be held Thursday, Sept. 26, at 6:30 p.m. at the Hamilton Free Public Library, 1 Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. Way, Hamilton.
09/19/2019 12:17 PM
Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes announced the successful completion of the Mercer County Library System 2019 Summer Reading Program, which engaged children and young adults in inspired and innovative ways that promoted reading, library use and the joy of lifelong learning.
09/03/2019 4:32 PM
On Saturday, September 14, the Lawrence Hopewell Trail will host the sixth annual Full Moon Bike Ride in Mercer Meadows, featuring a ride through “Asteroid Alley” with twinkling lights in the tree canopy, live music, a campfire, and more.
08/29/2019 4:49 PM
Rutgers Master Gardeners of Mercer County will sponsor the 2019 Insect Festival on Saturday, Sept. 14, at Mercer Educational Gardens, 431A Federal City Road, Hopewell Township. The festival will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., rain or shine. Admission is free, and on-site parking is available.
08/28/2019 7:03 PM
Most Mercer County government offices will be closed Monday, Sept. 2, in observance of Labor Day, but some facilities will remain open to the public.
08/27/2019 5:02 PM
Howell Living History Farm will hold its 36th annual Plowing Match on Saturday, Aug. 31, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Eight teams of draft animals from New Jersey, Pennsylvania and New York are entered in the match, which tests the performance of farmers and their horse teams.
08/27/2019 3:53 PM
As summer rolls to an end, students and their parents in the Mercer County area are gearing up for the school year by gathering books and other school supplies. Sadly, not every family has the means to shop off the back-to-school lists provided by area schools.
08/23/2019 10:58 AM
The Mercer County Department of Transportation and Infrastructure will start the replacement of the bridge on Washington Crossing-Pennington Road (County Route 546) over Woolsey Brook in Hopewell Township on Tuesday, Aug. 20. The structure is located between Scotch Road and Bear Tavern Road.
08/19/2019 4:42 PM
The 101st annual Mercer County 4-H Fair featuring children’s activities, hayrides, animal shows, music, farm tours, exhibits and more will be held Saturday, Aug. 3, and Sunday, Aug. 4, at Howell Living History Farm in Hopewell Township. Admission and parking are free.
07/30/2019 2:56 PM
Howell Living History Farm will be accepting applications for its fall parent-child enrollment program, the Hatchery.
07/29/2019 1:56 PM