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OBIE Award-winning playwright next in Lewis Center reading series

On Monday, April 22, renowned playwright and actor Wallace Shawn will read from his work as part of the Althea Ward Clark W’21 Reading Series of the Program in Creative Writing at the Lewis Center for the Arts.

County Executive congratulates new CERT program graduates

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 13 at the …

Old ‘Tale’ gets new life at McCarter Theatre

William Shakespeare’s “The Winter’s Tale,” thought to be a late work, invites theater-goers of the romantic persuasion to make “a wild dedication of (them)selves/ To undiscovered waters, undreamed shores.” And that’s where director Rebecca Taichman takes us in McCarter Theatre’s stunning production of this play. Run, do not walk, to see this show, running through April 21.

Princeton resident to run 12th Boston Marathon

Princeton resident Patrick Walsh is training to run his 12th consecutive Boston Marathon.

Community mourns Rabbi Diamond

A community is mourning the loss of a prominent rabbi, and police are looking at ways to slow down speeding motorists, after a high-speed automobile accident in front of Riverside Elementary School claimed the life of Rabbi James S. Diamond, 74, on March 28.

Princeton introduces $61 million budget

The first municipal budget for the newly consolidated municipality was introduced at the Princeton Council meeting on April 1.

Judge rules Fair Share Housing can submit brief in AvalonBay appeal

An affordable housing advocacy organization has won the right to submit comments to Judge Mary Jacobson in the lawsuit between Princeton and developer AvalonBay, despite protests from Princeton’s attorney.

Princeton looks at imprisonment: ‘The New Jim Crow’ to be read in Hinds Plaza

On seven consecutive nights in April, the public will gather at Albert Hinds Community Plaza in Princeton to listen to the stories of citizens who have been imprisoned, or whose loved ones have been imprisoned, or who have worked with those imprisoned. Others will read brief excerpts of Michelle Alexander’s compelling book, “The New Jim Crow,” aloud.

Theological Seminary to host Green Burial talk April 14

In our lifetimes, we’d like to reduce our carbon footprints. Why stop with our lifetimes? Green burial is now coming into its own and the Funeral Consumers Alliance of Princeton has a program to tell you more.

Dept. of Agriculture accepting application for Specialty Crop Grants

The New Jersey Department of Agriculture is now accepting applications in anticipation of the 2014 United States Department of Agriculture Specialty Crop Block Grants.