The peak period for hurricane and tropical storm activity in New Jersey has arrived, and Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes is advising County residents to plan and prepare for potential storms during the late summer and fall.
08/22/2017 12:10 PM
Howell Living History Farm is accepting applications for parent/child enrollment in its fall pre-school program, The Hatchery, which begins in September. Parents can enroll by attending an organizational meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 23, or Tuesday, Aug. 29, at 1 p.m.
08/16/2017 2:58 PM
The 15th annual Insect Festival sponsored by the Rutgers Master Gardeners of Mercer County will be held Saturday, Sept. 9, at Mercer Educational Gardens, 431A Federal City Road, Hopewell Township. This year’s festival will be held at a new time – 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., rain or shine.
08/16/2017 12:15 PM
The Mercer County Department of Transportation and Infrastructure will start the replacement of the bridge on Cranbury Road (CR 615) over Bear Brook in West Windsor Township on Monday, Aug. 21. This project is to be completed in 270 calendar days, weather permitting.
08/15/2017 4:11 PM
Howell Living History Farm invites the public to celebrate the coming harvest season Saturday, Aug. 19, by unearthing a special crop of potatoes that will be donated to the Greater Mercer Food Cooperative. The potatoes were planted April 22 by Howell Farm visitors, volunteers and interns.
08/15/2017 2:01 PM
Industry training and education for teachers are front and center this fall at Mercer County Community College’s (MCCC’s) Center for Continuing Studies (CCS.) From Montessori Teacher Training and Child Care Development certificate programs to Occupational Safety Health Administration (OSHA) construction training, CCS offers lifelong learning opportunity to those at all stages of their careers. A free Information Session will be held at the MCCC Conference Center on Thursday, Sept. 7 at 5:30 p.m.
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Adults and youngsters aged 12 up are invited to join hundreds of bicyclists expected to participate in a 6-mile, late-night ride through open meadows and dark woods lit by an “almost full” moon on Saturday, September 9, at Mercer Meadows.
08/09/2017 2:27 PM
In support of Mercer County’s annual U.S. Flag Decommissioning Ceremony that takes place on or around Flag Day, June 14, Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes announces that his office of Veteran Services is making available flag disposal boxes.
08/09/2017 11:55 AM
Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes and Princeton Mayor Liz Lempert announced today that the County and the municipality have reached an agreement whereby the County will transfer ownership of the 142-acre Herrontown Woods Arboretum to the town.
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A $1 million N.J. Transportation Alternative Program (TAP) grant awarded through the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission will fund construction of a one-mile segment of the Lawrence Hopewell Trail through the Mount Rose Preserve along Carter Road in Hopewell Township.
08/03/2017 3:13 PM
Families and friends are invited to relax in the shade and enjoy educational activities, and even a sweet treat from Rita’s on Sunday, Aug. 6.
07/27/2017 4:32 PM
The fair will celebrate 4-H’s long association with Mercer County and Howell Farm by featuring family-friendly activities, such as arts and crafts, animal shows and farm tours. This year’s theme is “99 Ways to Shine in 4-H.”
07/25/2017 11:03 AM
The National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Warning for the Central New Jersey area on Thursday, July 13, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes is reminding residents that many cooling sites are open.
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The Mercer County Department of Transportation and Infrastructure has completed the replacement of the bridge carrying North Olden Avenue over the Assunpink Creek in Trenton. The bridge reopened July 10.
07/10/2017 4:56 PM
The exhibit features original artworks created within the past three years, from drawings to paintings to crafts, by Mercer County residents age 60 or older.
07/06/2017 3:02 PM