LAWRENCE, N.J.-Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes brought together state, county and local health officials, as well as other stakeholders, Oct. 23 to share information about Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) and Ebola virus disease, and discuss preparedness and response in Mercer County.
TRENTON - The Mercer County Park Commission and Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes cut the ribbon today, Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014, at a dedication ceremony marking the official grand opening of the Tulpehaking Nature Center, the gateway to the Abbott Marshlands.
TRENTON, N.J.-Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes is reminding residents that assistance is available for energy costs for those who qualify. The 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.
TRENTON -- Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes is encouraging residents to take advantage of the Affordable Care Act's next open enrollment period, which begins Nov. 15. On Nov. 15, uninsured and underinsured Mercer County residents will be able to enroll in quality, affordable health coverage or renew their existing Marketplace plan.
TRENTON, N.J. - The long-awaited reopening of Bear Tavern Road Bridge over Jacobs Creek in Hopewell Township took place today at a ribbon-cutting ceremony led by Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes.
TRENTON, N.J.-With many Shore families still picking up the pieces since Hurricane Sandy struck New Jersey, would you and your family be ready for another emergency?
TRENTON, N.J.-The ProAct Prescription Discount Card program that Mercer County launched in early 2013 has been used by residents to fill nearly 11,000 prescriptions, with a collective savings of more than $500,000, according to ProAct. The program benefits individuals who are uninsured or underinsured by providing financial relief at participating pharmacies.
TRENTON, N.J.-The Mercer County Department of Transportation and Infrastructure has completed the replacement of the bridge on Millstone Road over Millstone River in East Windsor Township. Work began on this project November 11, 2013.
TRENTON, N.J.-County Executive Brian M. Hughes' effort to curtail the over-reliance on single-use plastic shopping bags was backed by the Board of Chosen Freeholders on Aug. 14, 2014, when it approved a joint resolution that will ask voters whether they would support a 5-cent fee for each plastic bag provided to grocery store customers in Mercer County.
TRENTON, N.J.-The Mercer County Department of Transportation and Infrastructure will commence replacement of the bridge on North Olden Avenue Extension over West Branch of Shabakunk Creek in Ewing Township on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. This project is to be completed in 125 calendar days, weather permitting.
LAWRENCE, N.J.-Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes and other dignitaries today held a ceremonial ribbon-cutting to launch a new countywide communications system that had been in the works for a decade.
TRENTON -- Nabria Allen, 20, a law and criminal justice major at Rowan University, is among the more than 70 teens and young adults who have taken advantage of an innovative summer employment transportation program created by County Executive Brian M. Hughes. Now marking her fifth year as a seasonal employee at the Six Flags Great Adventure amusement park in Jackson, Ms. Allen, of Trenton, states that without the transportation service, getting to her job at Six Flags would be difficult if not impossible.
TRENTON, N.J.- Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes has been elected to a two-year term as First Vice President of the County Executives of America (CEA), a national, non-partisan organization representing chief elected county officials across the United States.
TRENTON, N.J. - The Mercer County Police Academy is priming for its largest class of recruits since its inception in 2006 as the City of Trenton prepares to beef up its Police Department thinned by budget cuts, and other Mercer municipalities aim to fill vacancies from retirements and attrition, County Executive Brian M. Hughes announced today.