TRENTON -- Mercer County learned today that the DOT/FAA appropriations legislation for FY 2015 was approved by the full Senate Appropriations Committee yesterday, and includes a total of $149 million in dedicated funding for the FAA contract tower program, including the air traffic control tower at Trenton-Mercer Airport.
TRENTON, N.J.-Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes reminds veterans of the importance of being able to access their discharge documents, which are needed to secure burial and other veteran benefits.
LAWRENCE, N.J.-Mercer County Library System announces a new service for patrons that provides thousands of movies, television shows, audio books and music albums, all available for mobile and online access through a new partnership with hoopla.
EWING - Over the last year, Mercer County has been working with Ewing Township's groundbreaking development initiatives surrounding General Motors, Naval Warfare Center and the airport. The County will present alternatives to manage future traffic on Parkway Avenue (County Route 634) to support this important redevelopment initiative on Wednesday, May 7, from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Ewing Municipal Building, 2 Jake Garzio Drive.
TRENTON, N.J. - Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes announces that three recreational trail projects in Mercer County have been awarded federal grants totaling $72,000.
HAMILTON, N.J.- Over the past week, Mercer County has conducted Operation White Stone, a program to maintain the headstones at the graves of County veterans buried in the Field of Honor section of Greenwood Cemetery.
TRENTON, N.J.-As a result of its aggressive pursuit of Hurricane Sandy reimbursement funds, Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes reports that to date more than $12 million has been awarded to the county, its constituent municipalities and eligible non-profit agencies. The storm, one of the most challenging natural disasters ever to hit the region, struck the Northeast in October 2012 causing billions of dollars in damages. Executive Hughes reports that even 18 months after Sandy churned up the East Coast, Mercer County continues to recover costs associated with the storm.
TRENTON, N.J. - The Mercer County Department of Transportation and Infrastructure is set to begin construction at the intersection of Quakerbridge and Youngs roads in Hamilton Township on Monday, April 21, 2014.
LAWRENCE, N.J. - Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes met with students of the latest Community Emergency Response Team on the final day of their course work and graduation ceremonies April 12 at the County's Dempster Fire Training Academy in Lawrence.
TRENTON, N.J.-Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes today announced the reopening of the bridge on Sweetbriar Avenue over Miry Run in Hamilton Township.
TRENTON, N.J.- About a dozen employees from Toll Brothers Inc. in Horsham, Pa., rolled up their sleeves and spent the day at the Mercer County Wildlife Center on April 10, removing winterization, placing new flooring materials in cages, updating the white-tailed deer fawn enclosure and performing other spring-cleaning chores.
HOPEWELL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ' People aren't the only creatures out there excited to see this winter's accumulation of snow disappear. After back-breaking hours of shoveling walks and driveways and tending a woodstove, you may feel as though you have earned spring. However, the real victors of winter are the wildlife, many of which performed amazing feats just to survive.
TRENTON- Knowing that Mercer County has a talented and eager pool of potential employees, Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes, along with the Mercer County One-Stop Career Center, has been working with Amazon to begin filling its ranks for the soon-to-open Amazon Fulfillment Center in Robbinsville.