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June 28, 2022

MERCER COUNTY, NJ -- Drivers of electric vehicles now have 11 new charging stations available throughout Mercer County that are now ready to be used at county facilities.  Mercer County Brian Executive announced on Tuesday that the electric vehicle (EV) charging stations that offer dual-port, ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Hamilton and Robbinsville Townships have each been allocated state funding from the state Department of Environmental Protection's Clean Communities program aimed at removing litter, beautifying neighborhoods and improving water quality.  Hamilton will receive the state's ...

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BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ — After a historic turnout in 2021, the Bordentown Historical Society will once again be presenting its annual History in Bloom Garden Tour next month. The 2022 event will be taking place on Saturday, June 25 from 11AM to 5PM, with a rain date of Sunday, June 26. This ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- Robbinsville Township will celebrate National Trails Day on May 21 with the annual community clean-up of the Thomas J. May Nature Trail.  Dedicated in 1993, the trail is part of the 36-acre Tatum Park along Meadowbrook Road in Robbinsville and named after the late- Tomm May.

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HOPEWELL, NJ -- The Rutgers Master Gardeners of Mercer County will host the annual Spring Plant Expo and Garden Market on Saturday, May 14 between 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. (rain or shine) at the Mercer Educational Gardens at the Mercer County Stables on 431A Federal City Road in Hopewell ...

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HAMILTON -- ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- Hamilton and Robbinsville Townships are once again being hailed by the Arbor Day Foundation for their commitment to effective urban forest management. Each of the communities were named a "Tree City USA."  It's the 15th consecutive year for Hamilton and the 11th ...

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HAMILTON, NJ --A Hamilton Township company is now home to New Jersey’s first “smart flower.” The solar panel sculpture, now planted at the Princetel property on East State Street, is designed so that its petals, photovoltaic panels that open in the morning with the sun and follow the sun's ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- The Hamilton Township Environmental Advisory Commission and Green Team is looking for volunteers to help do some spring-cleaning in the community on Saturday.  The community clean-up project has been undertaken by volunteers for more than 20 years. Previously, 35 volunteers have ...

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HOPEWELL TOWNSHIP, NJ – The Mercer County Park Commission is buzzing with excitement as they create better habitats for pollinators. Bees, bats and other buzz-worthy pollinators are often considered a nuisance to a day in the park, but they are responsible for one-third of the food humans ...

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NEW JERSEY — March has arrived and, depsite the harsh weather, thoughts have turned to spring. One tried-and-true sign that the season of renewal and rebirth is around the corner is the start of Daylight Saving Time, which begins Sunday, March 13 at 2 a.m.  Although some may miss the one-hour ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ - It's been years in the making, but construction is now underway to build solar panels at the Robbinsville Township High School and Pond Road Middle School that could save up to $100,000 in taxpayer dollars.  In a conversation with TAPinto Hamilton/Robbinsville, School ...

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HOPEWELL TOWNSHIP, NJ – After a year-long effort, a study conducted by the Rutgers University’s Center for Urban Sustainability (CUES) was recently released to analyze the Mercer County Park Commission's network while recommending enhancements that could be made to the sprawling properties.  The ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- Hamilton Township is charged up about receiving a state grant to install an electric vehicle charging station at Veteran's Park.  Mayor Jeff Martin announced on Wednesday that the Township received an $8,000 It Pay$ to Plug In: NJ’s Electric Vehicle Charging grant from the New ...

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MERCER COUNTY, NJ -- Looking for an outdoor, educational summer camp for your kids? Registration in now open for the Mercer County Park Commission's Summer Nature Camp.  The Nature Programs, including summer camp, are led by the Park Commissions team of Naturalists. They include hands-on ...

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MERCER COUNTY, NJ -- Mercer County is partnering with Rutgers University to help educate the next group of environmental stewards who will learn techniques to protect their local community.  The Rutgers Environmental Steward Volunteer Program teaches volunteers how to tackle important ...

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HAMILTON, NJ – The Hamilton Area YMCA Sawmill Road property will be preserved for open space under a resolution passed on Tuesday by the Hamilton Township Council. According to the letter of intent that accompanied the resolution, the land will be bought for $4.45 million through a 50-50 split ...

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MERCER COUNTY, NJ -- Bees, butterflies, beetles, birds and other pollinators species will be buzzing about Mercer County Parks at large and small open areas that are being turned into meadows in an initiative led by the Mercer County Park Commission. Pollinators are important since flowers can ...

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Give the gift of spring this winter to gardeners and non-gardeners alike.  A pot of tulips, daffodils or other spring flowering bulbs is sure to brighten a dreary winter day and elevate the recipient’s mood. Spring flowering bulbs need 12 to 15 weeks of temperatures between 35 and 45 degrees to ...

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HAMILTON, NJ - There is nothing worse than frost in the forecast and a garden full of vegetables not quite ready for picking. Use some simple strategies to extend the growing season and keep enjoying garden-fresh vegetables. Fortunately, some vegetables like cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower, kale, ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- Hamilton Township will be adding more than eight megawatts (MW) of renewable energy through the installation of solar panels at four different locations thanks to state funds recently approved to offset the costs of the projects.  The four projects in Hamilton were among 105 ...

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NEW JERSEY — Drivers should be extra careful on roadways as the end of daylight saving time on Sunday marks the height of white-tailed deer mating season, according to experts from the state’s environmental and transportation agencies. “It’s an annual event triggered by shortening day length,” ...

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HAMILTON/BORDENTOWN, NJ -- The Friends for the Abbott Marshlands were recently granted federal recognition as an independent tax-exempt nonprofit organization. The IRS deignation, the organization said, will help them further the land stewardship of thousands of acres of open space along the ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- The Hamilton Township Council recently passed an ordinance that will make it easier for residents to install electric vehicle charging ports at their home and will create "Make-Ready" parking spaces across the community.  The resolution notes that this program, which Councilman ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- A coalition of volunteer organizations and the Clean Communities programs in Mercer and Hunterdon counties, together with the NJ State Park Service, will be holding the 4th annual Delaware River Cleanup for the morning of Saturday, September 18 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. “While it is ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — After increased sightings of spotted lantern flies, an exotic invasive insect known to feed on 70 different types of plants and trees, the New Jersey Department of Agriculture (NJDA) is urging anyone who comes across the insect to report and destroy it immediately to help slow the ...

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MERCER COUNTY, NJ-- While insects may not be universally loved and are generally considered a nuisance, it's not often that government organizations encourage you to kill them.  Enter the Spotted Lanternfly. Spotted Lanternfly (SLF), Lycorma delicatula, is an invasive planthopper native to ...

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