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  • 2019Headshot

    Freeholders Unanimously Approve Resolution in Support of Sami’s Law

    05/23/2019 8:00 PM

  • Greenwood Cemetery

    Mercer veterans to observe Memorial Day

    Mercer County’s annual Memorial Day observance will take place Sunday, May 26, at 11 a.m. in the Veteran Section at Greenwood Cemetery, 1800 Hamilton Ave., Hamilton.

    05/16/2019 4:44 PM

  • MGofMC May program -- Amy Ricco

    MCCC’s Amy Ricco to give talk on garden pest management

    The Rutgers Master Gardeners of Mercer County will present a program, “Managing the Pests in Your Garden and Landscape by Nature’s Signs,” on Thursday, May 30, at 7 p.m. at Mercer County Community College, West Windsor Campus. This event is free and open to the public.

    05/13/2019 3:29 PM

  • Dam Site 21

    Initial ideas presented for Dam Site 21 park plan

    Consultants for Mercer County Park Commission discuss early design concepts at May 9 public meeting.

    05/10/2019 2:07 PM

  • RobbinsvilleSpringGarden

    County, town preserve former golf course property

    Mercer County and Robbinsville Township announce the recent preservation of the 158-acre former Miry Run Golf Course property in Robbinsville, currently known as the Spring Garden Country Club property.

    05/08/2019 5:14 PM

  • Woodens-chicken farm

    Poultryman to give 'Meet the Farmer' talk

    Chicken history will be the focus at Howell Living History Farm on Wednesday, May 15, when poultryman Tom Wooden of Lambertville presents the second program in the “Meet the Farmer” series.

    05/08/2019 12:29 PM

  • South Clinton Avenue bridge

    County reopens South Clinton Avenue bridge

    The Mercer County Department of Transportation and Infrastructure has completed the rehabilitation of the bridge carrying South Clinton Avenue over Assunpink Creek in the City of Trenton. The bridge was reopened to vehicular traffic April 30 on budget.

    05/02/2019 4:41 PM

  • Dam Site 21

    Dam Site 21 park plan meeting set for May 9

    Dam Site 21 is a 370-acre county-owned tract that will be the focus of a series of public meetings to discuss enhancements at the site. The second public meeting will be held Thursday, May 9, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Conference Center at Mercer County Community College.

    05/02/2019 11:29 AM

  • Conceptual Great Western Bikeway

    Grant will fund Mercer County bikeway

    A transportation project is in the works that will make it easier for people to navigate the western part of Mercer County on two wheels, County Executive Brian M. Hughes announced.

    05/01/2019 12:19 PM

  • MClogo green-yellow

    Helping small businesses succeed

    In recognition of National Small Business Week, May 5-11, 2019, I want to ensure that businesses that may be eligible to participate take full advantage of Mercer County’s Set-Aside Program. -- County Executive Brian M. Hughes

    05/01/2019 12:05 PM

  • Sheep shearing

    Howell Farm to offer ‘Shear Fun’ May 4

    Howell Living History Farm will hold its annual “Shear Fun” event on Saturday, May 4, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    04/30/2019 3:58 PM

  • MClogo green-yellow

    Mercer announces summer youth jobs program

    Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes has announced a summer youth employment program that will provide economically disadvantaged teens and young adults in the County with paid internships and work readiness training.

    04/25/2019 4:34 PM

  • 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