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
At the July 18, Agenda Meeting held in Robbinsville Township the Mercer County Board of Chosen Freeholders presented the New Jersey Association of Counties (NJAC) Foundation Scholarship to Victoria Frink, Zacheus Hamilton, Martiza Perez, and Katie Squindo who all recently graduated from Mercer Count
07/22/2019 3:19 PM
At their July 18 Formal Meeting held in Robbinsville Township the Mercer County Board of Chosen Freeholders honored the winners of the 2019 Freeholder’s Scholarship to attend Mercer County Community College.
07/22/2019 9:47 AM
Some Mercer County and municipal facilities will be open as cooling centers this weekend as the Excessive Heat Warning issued by the National Weather Service continues through 10 p.m. Sunday, July 21.
07/19/2019 3:02 PM
Forty-two cadets who made up the 21st basic class of police officers took part in today’s Mercer County Police Academy commencement held in the gymnasium at Mercer County Community College (MCCC).
07/18/2019 4:33 PM
The National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Watch for Mercer County and the surrounding area from Wednesday morning, July 17, through Sunday evening, July 21, and County Executive Brian M. Hughes is reminding residents that many cooling sites are open.
07/16/2019 12:19 PM
Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes and the Mercer County Office of Veteran Services invite citizens, civic groups and local Scout organizations to participate in an official flag decommissioning ceremony on Thursday, July 18, at 6 p.m. in Veterans Park (Klockner Road entrance) in Hamilton.
07/10/2019 2:22 PM
Most Mercer County offices and facilities will be closed Thursday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day, although some will remain open or have modified hours.
07/02/2019 2:45 PM
Residents and visitors to Mercer County will now have a chance to camp out and enjoy a unique perspective of the park system with the creation of an overnight campground in the East Picnic Area of Mercer County Park.
07/01/2019 5:30 PM
Your special family recipe, homegrown vegetables or creative project could earn you a blue ribbon at this year’s Mercer County 4-H Fair, planned for Aug. 3-4 at Howell Living History Farm in Hopewell Township.
06/28/2019 1:45 PM