As summer rolls to an end, students and their parents in the Mercer County area are gearing up for the school year by gathering books and other school supplies. Sadly, not every family has the means to shop off the back-to-school lists provided by area schools.
08/23/2019 10:58 AM
The Mercer County Department of Transportation and Infrastructure will start the replacement of the bridge on Washington Crossing-Pennington Road (County Route 546) over Woolsey Brook in Hopewell Township on Tuesday, Aug. 20. The structure is located between Scotch Road and Bear Tavern Road.
08/19/2019 4:42 PM
The 101st annual Mercer County 4-H Fair featuring children’s activities, hayrides, animal shows, music, farm tours, exhibits and more will be held Saturday, Aug. 3, and Sunday, Aug. 4, at Howell Living History Farm in Hopewell Township. Admission and parking are free.
07/30/2019 2:56 PM
Howell Living History Farm will be accepting applications for its fall parent-child enrollment program, the Hatchery.
07/29/2019 1:56 PM
At the July 18, Agenda Meeting held in Robbinsville Township the Mercer County Board of Chosen Freeholders presented the New Jersey Association of Counties (NJAC) Foundation Scholarship to Victoria Frink, Zacheus Hamilton, Martiza Perez, and Katie Squindo who all recently graduated from Mercer Count
07/22/2019 3:19 PM
At their July 18 Formal Meeting held in Robbinsville Township the Mercer County Board of Chosen Freeholders honored the winners of the 2019 Freeholder’s Scholarship to attend Mercer County Community College.
07/22/2019 9:47 AM
Some Mercer County and municipal facilities will be open as cooling centers this weekend as the Excessive Heat Warning issued by the National Weather Service continues through 10 p.m. Sunday, July 21.
07/19/2019 3:02 PM
Forty-two cadets who made up the 21st basic class of police officers took part in today’s Mercer County Police Academy commencement held in the gymnasium at Mercer County Community College (MCCC).
07/18/2019 4:33 PM
The National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Watch for Mercer County and the surrounding area from Wednesday morning, July 17, through Sunday evening, July 21, and County Executive Brian M. Hughes is reminding residents that many cooling sites are open.
07/16/2019 12:19 PM
Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes and the Mercer County Office of Veteran Services invite citizens, civic groups and local Scout organizations to participate in an official flag decommissioning ceremony on Thursday, July 18, at 6 p.m. in Veterans Park (Klockner Road entrance) in Hamilton.
07/10/2019 2:22 PM
Most Mercer County offices and facilities will be closed Thursday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day, although some will remain open or have modified hours.
07/02/2019 2:45 PM
Residents and visitors to Mercer County will now have a chance to camp out and enjoy a unique perspective of the park system with the creation of an overnight campground in the East Picnic Area of Mercer County Park.
07/01/2019 5:30 PM
Your special family recipe, homegrown vegetables or creative project could earn you a blue ribbon at this year’s Mercer County 4-H Fair, planned for Aug. 3-4 at Howell Living History Farm in Hopewell Township.
06/28/2019 1:45 PM
The County of Mercer, the Mercer County Park Commission and Zagster have launched a bike-share program now available to the public in the County Parks system. Bikes are located at Mercer County Park and at Rosedale Park and the Red Barn in Mercer Meadows.
06/27/2019 5:20 PM
Mercer County Board of Chosen Freeholders Chair, John A. Cimino recently announced that the Freeholder Board will be traveling to the Robbinsville Township to hold their July 18 formal meeting. The meeting will take place at the Robbinsville Township Municipal Building, 2298 NJ-33 at 6:00 PM.
06/26/2019 2:03 PM
On select Sunday mornings this summer, experience a “behind-the-nets” look at an active field research project when the Park Commission's Naturalist Division holds a Songbird Banding Program at the Fiddler's Creek Preserve in Titusville.
06/21/2019 3:00 PM
Howell Living History Farm invites the public to enjoy an old-fashioned “ice cream party” and picket fence art show on Saturday, June 22, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
06/20/2019 3:16 PM
Beetles will be in the spotlight at Howell Living History Farm on Friday, June 21, when Mercer County Park Commission Naturalist Christy Athmejvar leads an evening excursion through fields and forests where nocturnal creatures are just beginning their day.
06/19/2019 3:19 PM
The art and science of keeping honeybees will be the focus at Howell Living History Farm on Thursday, June 20, when beekeeper Bob Hughes of Yardville presents the third and final program in the “Meet the Farmer” series. This program is free and begins at 7 p.m.
06/18/2019 4:28 PM
Mercer County’s 12 municipalities are home to citizens of many ethnicities and countries of origin. In celebration of this, County Executive Brian M. Hughes and the Board of Chosen Freeholders will present the ninth annual Cultural Festival & Food Truck Rally on Saturday, June 15.
06/07/2019 9:34 AM