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Landscape business owner John Lazorchak is again seeking to develop the lot next to his business on Amwell Road. The application is scheduled to come before the Board of Adjustment on Wednesday, Sept. 7.

The days of summer fun for the students of the Hillsborough Township School District will soon make way for school days, as the district continues to get ready to open its doors.

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A plastic container manufacturing facility in Hillsborough Township was the scene of a two-alarm fire on Monday, which prompted a large response from multiple fire companies in the surrounding area.

A group of four and five year-olds turned the tables on some members of the Hillsborough Township Police Department last Friday when they hosted an impromptu presentation of gratitude to the township’s men and women in blue.

A pair of grand jury indictments were handed down to eight individuals on Tuesday, including a Somerset County doctor, for their alleged involvement in a prescription drug ring and the 2013 overdose death of a Hillsborough man.

The Hillsborough chapter of an Italian-American service and heritage group selected 22 year-old Alexandra R. Donnadio as its Miss 2016 Hillsborough UNICO.

Elementary school children on the autism spectrum and their parents are invited to two programs on upcoming Saturdays at the Hillsborough Library, 379 South Branch Road.

A day of free family fun will once again take over the North Branch Park 4-H Fairgrounds in Bridgewater, as the Somerset County 4-H hosts its annual fair.

As she traveled along the Seine River, Auten Road Intermediate School teacher Karen Hoffman knew the view of the Eiffel Tower she was sharing with nearly a dozen students was more than an angle on an iconic structure – it was a once in a lifetime moment.

Fresh off the Democratic convention, the Hillsborough Democrats will be hosting an evening to meet the candidates, discuss issues and present their concerns.

People of all ages took to the Sourland Conservancy on Saturday to enjoy a day of live music, vendors and family fun at the 13th Annual Sourland Music Festival at the Hillsborough Country Club.

A project to replace a portion of the roof at the Woods Road Elementary School was given the green light by the Board of Education on Monday.

Andrew Martins has been named the managing editor of the Hillsborough Beacon. He begins his new role with this week’s edition of the Beacon.

School Superintendent Jorden Schiff will receive a more than $22,000 merit bonus for meeting most of his goals for the 2015-16 school year.

Zoning board members may be forced to take a vote on a 120-foot cell phone tower at the Woods Road firehouse on Wednesday, Aug. 3, or risk having a decision default to a court or federal agency. Verizon could consider invoking a federal statute regulating the time of decision, a measure to c…

A pair of candidates running for the Hillsborough Township Board of Education were added to the ballot in the 11th hour, as incumbent Debashis “Dev” Dutta and resident Jean Trujillo filed petitions just before the July 25 deadline.

Mercer County and 11 others in the northern and central parts of the state are under a drought watch, the Christie administration said Monday in urging residents of those areas to conserve water.

Planning Board members have approved another doctors’ building for Route 206.

Board President Thomas Kinst and Greg Gillette have filed nominating petitions and will seek new three-year terms on the Hillsborough Township Board of Education.

The Stop ‘n’ Shop Supermarket in the Hillsborough Centre at 649 Route 206 will close at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 11.

Great music — and a great view — are promised for this Saturday’s Sourland Music Festival from 3 to 10 p.m. Saturday, July 23, at Hillsborough Golf and Country Club, 146 Wertsville Road, Hillsborough.

Former Republican Assemblywoman Donna M. Simon said Wednesday that she is considering running for her old seat next year in a possible rematch in the 16th district against a freshman Democrat who beat her by fewer than 80 votes in November.

Three Hillsborough students were among the nearly 3,875 students who received undergraduate, master’s, educational specialist and doctoral degrees from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Va., during the May 6, 2016, commencement exercises.

Nicole Fazio of Hillsborough has been named to dean’s list for the spring semester at Alvernia University, located in Reading, Pa. Nicole, a graduate of Hillsborough High School, is studying occupational therapy.

Hillsborough Township Police found an unconscious driver Friday, July 15, when they responded at at 8:17 a.m. to a motor vehicle accident on Amwell Road near Pioneer Drive.

Boy Scout John “Zack” Krasnansky spent weeks organizing colonial-era tools and Native American artifacts for display in the Somerset County Historical Society home on Van Veghten Avenue in Finderne, just over the Raritan River bridge from Manville.

Julian Asaph Dale, 21, of Capricorn Drive, Hillsborough, has been charged with trying to buy a handgun and ammunition illegally.

A little-noticed historic house off Amwell Road in the western part of the township will stay on the township’s historic sites list.

Hillsborough may be getting express commuter bus service to New York City, per haps by the end of the year.

Assemblyman Andrew Zwicker’s staff will give in-person assistance from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 13, at the Hillsborough library, 379 South Branch Road.

Andrew Russoniello died tragically on August 29th, 2016. He was 13 years old. A resident of … Read more

Dr. Arthur “Asher” Isaac Namenson, 79, passed away Thursday, August 25, 2016. Read more

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Dr. Arthur “Asher” Isaac Namenson, 79, passed away Thursday, August 25, 2016. Read more

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Philomena D’Apuzzo, 84, of Cranbury, loving mother and caring grandmother, passed away peace… Read more

Nancy Elizabeth Gallagher Depke, a pioneering journalist, political activist, small- busines… Read more

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Ruth Springman Cook, eighty-four, died Thursday August 18, 2016 at Lourdes Specialty Hospita… Read more

Trudy Fricker, 91 of Princeton Junction died August 21st. Trudy was born in Georgetown, Guya… Read more

Eric Eden had high hopes for the Hillsborough Legion baseball team this summer based on his previous experience working with that group.

Prior to the New York Liberty taking the hardwood on July 17 to play the Connecticut Sun in a women’s professional basketball game, Hillsborough’s Flair Dance Academy’s competitive hip-hop team of dancers ranging from 9 to 16 years old will be performing.

The Hillsborough 11U Gold travel baseball team has gotten a little better each year since they started together.

Ian Progin likes to coach and he likes a challenge, and taking a shot at running the Hillsborough High School girls basketball program will give him both chances.

Forty-one dancers from Triangle Dance Center in Hillsborough were set to perform at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla., from June 27 to 30.

Air Force Academy senior midfielder Christopher Allen and goalkeeper Doug Gouchoe represented the school at the 75th annual USILA/Nike North-South Senior All-Star game on May 27.

Special rates are in effect at Neshanic Valley Golf Course throughout the summer. 

After almost 30 years with the Hillsborough High School wrestling program, Steve Molinaro is stepping down, but not going too far away.

Hillsborough High School seniors Chloe Shortino and Emily Van Pelt were honored at the high school Senior Scholar Awards program on June 2.

The Hillsborough Raiders 11-and-under gold team spilt two nailbiters Saturday, and failed to advance in the U.S. Amateur Baseball League’s “World Series.”

Kelsey Vieira has qualified for every Meet of Champions in the four years that she has been at Hillsborough High School, so getting there again this year is nothing new.

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Dave Purdy was awarded the first Rick Buerkle Memorial Award by the Hillsborough Youth Lacrosse program on June 4.

Brandon Tubby and Jeremy Shipley are fast friends on and off the track.

Just like Erin Buckman’s game, the Hillsborough High School girls golf team has been on the rise.

The Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce has announced an exclusive partnership making Bai drinks the “Official Beverage of the Chamber.”

Richard Donnelly has acquired two New Jersey newspaper groups, Greater Media Newspapers and the Sun Newspaper Group.

Assemblyman Andrew Zwicker toured two Mercer County small businesses Thursday prior to leading a roundtable discussion on creating jobs and growing New Jersey’s economy with innovative technologies.

   The Ivy Inn at 248 Nassau St. gave itself a party on Saturday, Aug. 6, to celebrate a milestone birthday of 50 years under the Ryan/McCluskey family stewardship.

   If ever a successful restaurant opening was assured, it was the mid-May opening of Nomad Pizza in the Princeton Shopping Center.

   A Princeton resident since 1991, Barbara Moakler Byrne has been among the many Princeton women over the past week caught up in passionate conversations about gender equity milestones. The difference between “the many” and Ms. Byrne is that she was focused less on women in politics and gov…

   Pharmaceutical company Aurobindo USA recently broke ground on a new 567,000-square-foot East Windsor facility, which it plans to use at its U.S. corporate headquarters.

   To realize just how committed Jonathan and Shannon Schafer are to their new Schafer Sports Center, is to understand just how much they had to persevere and sacrifice to make their goal a reality.

   Shop Talk is a weekly notebook that gets the word out and encourages support of businesses in the Packet Media area, while at the same time informing consumers of what special deals and events may be going on in their neighborhood.

First Bank of Hamilton reported an increase of 92.9 percent in net income driven by substantial growth in loans and deposits for the second quarter.

   The East Windsor Township 2015 Business Awards have been presented to East Windsor Bowl and Recreation Center, Scotto’s Pizza and Restaurant, and RISE: A Community Service Partnership.

Allegiant, an ultra-low-fare airline, will begin offering nonstop flights to Florida from Trenton-Mercer Airport in early November, according to an announcement from Mercer County.

Frontier Airlines will begin nonstop flights this fall from Trenton-Mercer Airport to Punta Gorda Airport on Florida’s west coast, according to a statement from Mercer County Executive Brian Hughes.

Creative Marketing Alliance (CMA), a full-service, award-winning marketing communications firm, will be a Silver Sponsor of the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure Central and South Jersey, the firm announced.

Government and business leaders will give overviews on the state of the economy at the 11th annual Mercer County Economic & Technology Summit on Tuesday, March 8.

WEST WINDSOR -- Woodmont Properties, a commercial and residential developer, has announced the implementation of a $10 million renovation for 400 Alexander Park.

Jean Robinson of Volition Wellness Solutions was elected president of the Montgomery Business Association on Jan. 13 at its annual election of board officials.

WEST WINDSOR — Creative Marketing Alliance (CMA), a full-service marketing firm located in Princeton Junction, has been recognized as the Outstanding Small Business of the Year by the MIDJersey Chamber of Commerce.

Fourteen women entrepreneurs from this area were honored by the Hopewell Valley Community Bank (HVCBank) on Dec. 3, in recognition of National Women in Business Month. The event was held at Mrs. G’s in Lawrence.

HAMILTON - More than 150 leaders of non-profits from throughout South Jersey learned how to become better leaders and improve the culture within their organizations to create happier, more fulfilled employees at the Second Annual Southern New Jersey Not-For-Profit Conference on Oct. 28.

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