Community Announcements

June 9, 2021

TRENTON, NJ -- Mercer County will celebrate June as LGBTQ Pride Month with a flag raising ceremony on Thursday evening. Mercer County Executive Brian Hughes will lead the ceremony to honor the inclusion and rights of Mercer County's LGBTQ community.  Mercer County's Pride Flag-Raising Ceremony ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- Numerous vaccine clinics are scheduled in the coming days to continue to provide COVID-19 shots to those who need them.  Below are the upcoming vaccine clinics in the area and the brand of vaccine offered at each location: Wednesday, June 9, from 5:30p.m. until 9:00p.m.

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HAMILTON, NJ -- Hamilton Township's annual free paper shredding event will be held on Saturday, June 12 at the Hamilton Police Division Parking lot near the Municipal Court entrance at 1270 Whitehorse-Mercerville Road.  The free event, held so that residents can safely dispose of papers and ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- Hamilton Township is making improvements to certain parking lots at Veterans Park. Beginning on Monday, June 7, parking lot resurfacing will take place near the soccer fields and dog park near Veterans Park South.   Signage for visitors of the park will be posted and the Township ...

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BORDENTOWN, NJ — If you live in the surrounding area, you may be used to noise coming from Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst (JBMDL). JBMDL has released its monthly "Noise Level Calendar" for June 2021 so that its neighbors know what to expect when it comes to sounds coming from the Base.  The ...

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TRENTON, NJ --  It's time to clean out those sheds, closets and garages to get rid of unnecessary household hazardous materials and electronics by disposing of them safely at Saturday’s Mercer County Improvements Authority's special recycling event.    Mercer County residents can bring their ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- The ferris wheel will be spinning once again at the St. Gregory the Great's family carnival. After the parish had originally postponed it, the annual family fun event will now be held on Monday, August 16 until Saturday, August 21.  St. Gregory the Great's Father Mike Hall said ...

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ROBBINSVILLE TOWNSHIP, NJ -- The Mercer County Library System is turning the page in the COVID-19 pandemic and reopening its branches to increased capacity and returning services that have been suspended for more than a year.  Beginning on June 5, the Robbinsville Library, as well as all most ...

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MERCER COUNTY, NJ -- The Mercer County One-Stop Career Center is now accepting applications for available jobs through the 2021 Summer Youth Jobs Connection. The job openings are for individuals aged 16 through 24 who are economically disadvantaged or facing barriers to employment.  Program ...

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MERCER COUNTY, NJ -- With the ability to un-mask at most locations, locations across Mercer County are continuing to push as many area residents as possible. As of Friday, May 28, a large number of Hamilton and Robbinsville Township residents have received their COVID-19 ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- VFW Post #3525 will honor American heroes this Memorial Day weekend by placing flags at their grave sites. The Post also will be holding their annual Memorial Day commemoration in-person on the holiday.  On Sunday, May 30 at 11:00a.m. members of the VFW post will be making their ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Most Mercer County government offices, including all branches of the Mercer County Library System, will be closed Monday, May 31 in observance of Memorial Day. Municipal offices in both Hamilton Township and Robbinsville Township also will be closed for the day.  County government ...

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MERCER COUNTY, NJ -- The push to vaccinate Mercer County residents against COVID-19 continues with free walk-in clinics available this week. As of Friday, May 21, approximately 68.4 percent of the County’s adult population have received at least one vaccine dose, according to the New Jersey ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- The Hamilton Area YMCA and Mercer Street Friends will be hold a drive-up food distribution event on Wednesday to help provide food to families facing food insecurity. Each family will receive one bag of "shelf stable" food and one 10 pound bag of produce. The fresh produce bag ...

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Trenton, N.J.—May 18, 2021—The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) and the Department of Community Affairs (DCA) today announced that May 17-21 is “Utility Assistance Week,” dedicated to increasing residents’ awareness of the various programs available to support those who have fallen ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- Hamilton Township offialsnarr reminding local motorists of road construction along Church Street (County Road 672) that may cause delays. The Mercer County Department of Transportation is conducting the bi-county milling and resurfacing project between South Broad Street and the ...

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MERCER COUNTY, NJ -- Health care and community centers across Mercer County continue to push for residents to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Once again, numerous locations throughout the area are holding free walk-in clinics this week. The brand of vaccine being administered at each may ...

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HAMILTON, NJ --  Mayor Jeff Martin and Councilman Anthony Carabelli, Jr. recently honored the Hamilton Township Patriotic Committee (HTPC) with a joint proclamation in commemorating the group's 25th Anniversary. The Committee was established under former Mayor John K. Rafferty, Col. (USA Retired) ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- Get ready to stock up on fresh fruits and vegetables as well as locally made home and garden items at the Robbinsville Township Farmer's Market!  After being canceled last year out of caution during the coronavirus pandemic, the outdoor market will be opening for the 2021 season ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- Hamilton Township is getting ready to celebrate 4th of July with a bang!  After having to cancel 2020's festivities, the annual Independence Day Concert and Fireworks will be held on Friday, July 2, with a rain date of Saturday, July 3, at Veterans Park (south) via the Kuser Road ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Mercer County Sheriff Jack Kemler recently urged the public to guard their COVID-19 vaccine cards to protect themselves and their personal identity. Kemler echoed the alerts by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and AARP that have warned about fraud schemes related to ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- The Mercer County based mega-vaccination site in now open for individuals who want to simply walk in without an appointment to recieve a COVID-19 vaccine. Mercer County announced on Tuesday that the site located at the CURE Arena located at 81 Hamilton Avenue in Trenton. The vaccine ...

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HAMILTON, NJ – Aqua New Jersey recently donated more $20,000 to the Hamilton Area YMCA to support their mission program to tackle food insecurity across the Mercer County area and region. In addition to their donation, Aqua New Jersey teammates will take part in volunteer opportunities at the YMCA ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- Hamilton Township will be holding another free COVID-19 vaccination clinic for area residents. No appointment is needed. Vaccines will be given on a first-come, first-served basis. All New Jerseyans who are age 16 or older are now eligible for vaccination.  Attendees at this ...

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HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, NJ – Hamilton Township is reminding local residents and businesses that assistance with utility, rent and mortgage relief is still available to those financially impacted by the COVID-19 economic downturn. The program is funded through a $650,000 federal Community Development ...

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ROBBINSVILLE - HIGHTSTOWN, NJ -- Robbinsville Township and the Borough of Hightstown have announced a series of vaccination clinics that are free to the public. The clinics are being held by the West Windsor Health Department that serves area residents. The vaccine is free but those who ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- Robbinsville Township wants residents to safely dispose of papers and documents, particularly those items with sensitive information, through their Shred Day event.   The annual free paper shredding event will be held on Saturday, May 1 at the Robbinsville Fire House located ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- The BAPS Charities will be hosting a vaccination drive to help provide COVID-19 vaccine shots to those who still need them. In collaboration with Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital - Hamilton, the clinic is open to anyone age 18 or older who will receive the two-dose ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- Hamilton Township will be holding a free walk-in COVID-19 vaccination clinic this week. No appointment is needed. Vaccines will be given on a first-come, first-served basis. All New Jerseyans who are age 16 or older are now eligible for vaccination.  According to Mercer ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- The Hamilton Area YMCA and Mercer Street Friends will be hold a drive-up food distribution event on Wednesday to help provide food to families facing food insecurity. Each family will receive one bag of "shelf stable" food and one 10 pound bag of produce. The fresh produce bag ...

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