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Princeton Town Council approves Special Improvement District

After three hours of debate and public comments, the Council unanimously voted for the creation of a Special Improvement District (SID) in Princeton. A SID is a self-governed and managed nonprofit organization that is a coalition of businesses and property owners in town with the purpose of helping those businesses.  

After three hours of debate and public comments, the Council unanimously voted for the creation of a Special Improvement District (SID) in Princeton. A SID is a self-governed and managed nonprofit organization that is a coalition of businesses and property owners in town with the purpose of helping those businesses.   

NEWS | March 2

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Princeton Town Council lays out plans for second phase of Witherspoon Street construction

The construction must be approved by March 2022 and will renovate the section of Witherspoon Street between Green Street and Franklin Avenue. 

The construction must be approved by March 2022 and will renovate the section of Witherspoon Street between Green Street and Franklin Avenue. 

NEWS | February 16

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Princeton Public Library Black History Month event discusses Paul Robeson’s legacy and Black activism

In an event titled “Black Activism, Then and Now,” hosted by the Princeton Public Library on Tuesday, Feb. 15, panelists discussed the local, national, and international activism of Paul Robeson, a musician, athlete, and prominent activist for racial equality. Robeson was born in the town of Princeton and his legacy of sustained student activism at Princeton is still salient today.

A panel held by the Princeton Public Library discussed the legacy of activist, musician, and athlete Paul Robeson.

NEWS | February 16

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Princeton students visit U.S. military base where over 6,000 Afghan evacuees await resettlement

The trip was sponsored by the School of Public and International Affairs and the Office of Religious Life and included a panel with Afghan guests and a Q&A with Department of Homeland Security officials.

The trip was sponsored by the School of Public and International Affairs and the Office of Religious Life and included a panel with Afghan guests and a Q&A with Department of Homeland Security officials.

NEWS | February 3

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Seminary ‘disassociates’ chapel from Samuel Miller amid protest by Association of Black Seminarians

The Princeton Theological Seminary Board of Trustees voted unanimously to disassociate Samuel Miller’s name from the chapel on Jan. 25 following a demonstration by the Association of Black Seminarians a week earlier.   

The Princeton Theological Seminary Board of Trustees voted unanimously to disassociate Samuel Miller’s name from the chapel on Jan. 25 following a demonstration by the Association of Black Seminarians a week earlier. 

NEWS | January 26

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Association of Black Seminarians calls for renaming of Princeton Theological Seminary chapel

The association hosted a demonstration on the steps of the Miller Chapel on Tuesday, Jan. 18. The chapel is currently named after an influential PTS figure, Samuel Miller, who was a slaveowner.

The association hosted a demonstration on the steps of the Miller Chapel on Tuesday, Jan. 18. The chapel is currently named after an influential PTS figure, Samuel Miller, who was a slaveowner.

NEWS | January 20

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Nassau Street businesses adjust to COVID-imposed shortages in labor market

The Daily Princetonian interviewed five local businesses to hear more about how they have maintained a workforce amid a national “Great Resignation.”

The Daily Princetonian interviewed five local businesses to hear more about how they have maintained a workforce amid a national “Great Resignation.”

NEWS | December 10

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With warm popcorn and James Bond, a Princeton institution reopens after pandemic closure

“Today, the Garden Theatre is known as a community gem, a town cultural hub, and an oasis for the weary Princeton student. The theatre has kept its doors open for the past century thanks to the resolve of community members who kept it afloat through various ups and downs — most recently, the COVID-19 pandemic.” 

“Today, the Garden Theatre is known as a community gem, a town cultural hub, and an oasis for the weary Princeton student. The theatre has kept its doors open for the past century thanks to the resolve of community members who kept it afloat through various ups and downs — most recently, the COVID-19 pandemic.”

FEATURES | December 5

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In Democratic underperformance, Zwicker shines bright

“Republicans picked up 15 new state legislative seats this year across New Jersey and Virginia. Democrats? Just one. Senator-elect Andrew Zwicker, the head of Communications and Public Outreach at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory.”

“Republicans picked up 15 new state legislative seats this year across New Jersey and Virginia. Democrats? Just one. Senator-elect Andrew Zwicker, the head of Communications and Public Outreach at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory.” 

FEATURES | December 5

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Cannabis Task Force recommends cannabis retail in Princeton

After more than seven months of meetings, Princeton’s Cannabis Task Force (CTF) recommended that cannabis retail businesses be allowed to open in town. In the proposal to the town council, the CTF talked about possible dispensary locations, equity and racial justice, and how tax revenue should be allocated. 

After more than seven months of meetings, Princeton’s Cannabis Task Force (CTF) recommended that cannabis retail businesses be allowed to open in town. In the proposal to the town council, the CTF talked about possible dispensary locations, equity and racial justice, and how tax revenue should be allocated.

NEWS | December 1