TRENTON, N.J.-The Mercer County Department of Transportation and Infrastructure has completed the replacement of a culvert on Cherry Valley Road over Branch of Bedens Brook in Princeton, Mercer County (MC #350.1), and Montgomery Township, Somerset County (MC #C0101). This structure is located a quarter-mile east of the Province Line Road intersection.
TRENTON, N.J.-Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes will be in attendance in the House Chambers at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 12 when President Barack Obama delivers the 2016 State of the Union.
HAMILTON, N.J. - This winter, the Tulpehaking Nature Center invites families to take a virtual trip into the past with "Lenape Life," a program series starting Saturday, Dec. 12, and continuing on Jan. 9, Feb. 13, and March 12, 2016, from 10:30 a.m. to noon.
TRENTON, N.J. - Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes invites county residents, businesses and civic groups to join Mercer County employees in their annual Holiday Toy Drive. Toys can be dropped off at a number of convenient locations around the county, and the Mercer County Park Commission will ensure your gift goes directly to a deserving area child.
TRENTON, N.J. - On Sunday, Dec. 6, at noon, Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes will welcome veterans and other members of the Greater Mercer County community to a ceremony marking the 74th anniversary of the Japanese air attack on Pearl Harbor.
HAMILTON, N.J.-The Tulpehaking Nature Center will feature an exhibit that is a celebration of winter and water. Through photographs and interactive activities, "The Quiet Months: An Exploration of Winter," opening Dec. 4, takes a look at the special properties of water that make winter unique; how plants and animals survive the frigid season; and how we all can enjoy the marvels of nature in winter.
TRENTON, N.J.-Mercer County's acclaimed library system once again has been recognized for excellence. Library Journal, a monthly publication for library professionals, recently released its 2015 ratings for the nation's public libraries and ranked the Mercer County Library System among the nation's best libraries for the eighth consecutive year.
TRENTON, N.J.-As you prepare to make your shopping trips this holiday season, Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes encourages you to consider the many local businesses that make up the Mercer County region. Mercer County boasts a fantastic assortment of small-business destinations that may be only a short distance from your home or office.
TRENTON, N.J. - Each winter, the wildlife of our forests, marshes and rivers faces a life or death struggle for survival against the elements, and some have adopted ingenious ways of coping. On Sunday, November 22, the Tulpehaking Nature Center will explore these amazing stories during a presentation of "Winter Wildlife Lifestyles" from 2 to 3:30 p.m.
HOPEWELL TOWNSHIP, N.J.-If you want to build up an appetite for Thanksgiving dinner or work off the calories in advance, you can do it at Howell Living History Farm on Saturday, Nov. 21, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Farm visitors are invited to join farmers for a day of old-fashioned logging and firewood cutting.
TRENTON, N.J. - The Tulpehaking Nature Center invites families to dip their toes into Lenape life with games and activities on Saturday, Nov. 21, from 10 a.m. to noon.
TRENTON, N.J.-The Mercer County Improvement Authority will host an Electronic Waste Disposal Day on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., for County residents who wish to recycle electronics.
HAMILTON, N.J.--Enjoy the spectacular show Mother Nature puts on as summer slips into fall and Mercer County Naturalist Jenn Rogers leads you on "Just a Hike." These Friday afternoon hikes are a great way to spend time outdoors connecting with the natural world around you.
TRENTON, N.J.-The Mercer County Commission on the Status of Women is seeking nominations for its 2016 Woman of Achievement and Young Woman of Achievement awards program. The Commission, which was established in 1976 to support the development of policies and programs for Mercer County women, is accepting nominations for these awards until Wednesday, Nov. 20.