HOPEWELL TOWNSHIP, N.J. - Howell Farm invites the public to join forces with its staff and volunteers on Saturday, April 25, 2015, when they plant a special crop of potatoes that will be harvested on Aug. 15 and donated to the Greater Mercer Food Cooperative and other local hunger projects.
TRENTON, N.J.-Owning a home is a big part of the American dream and Mercer County would like to help families achieve that dream through Mercer County First-Time Homebuyer Program workshops.
EWING, N.J.-Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes joined Meals on Wheels of Trenton/Ewing volunteer and board member Richard Scheetz in making meal deliveries to the agency's clients March 18 during the 13th annual March for Meals campaign.
TRENTON, N.J. - Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes and the Mercer County Park Commission are pleased to announce that Mercer County Park Festival Grounds has been chosen by the Professional Engineers Society of Mercer County (PESMC) as "2014 Project of the Year."
TRENTON, N.J.-The replacement of two structurally deficient bridges in Hopewell and Ewing townships has earned a pair of prestigious engineering awards from the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC).
TRENTON, N.J.-Mercer County's Division of Culture and Heritage is hosting two workshops for non-profit organizations in the arts community. The first, the ADA Technical Assistance Workshop, is designed to help the arts community comply with guidelines in the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA). The ADA Technical Assistance Workshop, which is open to all arts groups in Mercer County, and is required for arts groups that receive funding from Mercer County, will be Tuesday, March 10, 2015, from 5 to 8 p.m. in the 4th floor cafeteria at McDade Administration Building, 640 South Broad St., Trenton.
TRENTON, N.J. -- The Tulpehaking Nature Center invites families to help revitalize the Eastern bluebird population by participating in a Bluebird House Building Workshop on Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, from 10 a.m. to noon.
TRENTON, N.J. - Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes, who presented an overview of his proposed 2015 budget to the Board of Chosen Freeholders on Feb. 24, stressed that his administration continues to adhere to responsible fiscal policies, including making full pension contributions on schedule.
TRENTON, N.J. - Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes on Feb. 24 presented an overview of his administration's proposed 2015 budget, a $302 million spending plan that stays within the state-mandated 2-percent cap and would lower the overall county tax rate.
EWING, N.J.-Mercer County dignitaries and law enforcement officials from around the County gathered Feb. 13, 2015, to celebrate the graduation of the Mercer Police Academy's largest class of recruits since its inception in 2006.
TRENTON, N.J.-The Mercer County Department of Transportation and Infrastructure will start the replacement of the bridge on Pennington-Titusville Road over Jacobs Creek in Hopewell Township on Monday, Feb. 16, 2015. This project is to be completed in 180 calendar days, weather permitting.
TRENTON -- With its highly skilled workforce, renowned educational institutions, and high quality of life, Mercer County ranks as one of the most attractive locations to call home and to open a business. From the retail industry to the service sector, Mercer County offers customers a large variety of quality products and services. Today, Mercer County is proud to be the home to approximately 4,000 independently owned and operated businesses. These businesses are the backbone of the Mercer County business community.
TRENTON - In light of the horrific fire that destroyed an apartment complex in North Jersey last week, Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes and Princeton Mayor Liz Lempert have joined in calling for an emergent review of the state's Uniform Construction Code prior to the formal evaluation of AvalonBay's plan to construct 280 housing units on the former hospital site on Witherspoon Street in Princeton.
WEST WINDSOR, N.J. - Citing an eagerness to address the challenges that lie ahead, including planning for a new airport terminal and continuing to create job opportunities for county residents, Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes today announced he will seek another 4-year term in November.
TRENTON -- In the wake of the fatal shooting of two New York Police Department officers, Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes issued an Executive Order today calling for the lowering to half-staff all U.S. flags at county facilities, from noon Dec. 24 to noon Dec. 26, in honor of the fallen officers.