A team of students from Hightstown High School took the top honor at Mercer County’s 2018 New Jersey High School Consumer Bowl, beating out seven other area schools in a quiz-show style competition on good consumer practices.
02/15/2018 3:54 PM
This year's flu strain is particularly dangerous. Take time to protect yourself and loved ones!
02/14/2018 2:33 PM
The Mercer County Commission on the Status of Women will honor six outstanding women this year at its annual awards dinner Tuesday, March 27, at Mercer Oaks Clubhouse in West Windsor.
02/12/2018 3:20 PM
The following Mercer County offices and facilities will be closed to the public on Monday, Feb. 19: McDade Administration Building, Criminal Courthouse, Civil Courthouse and Office of the County Surrogate, Office of the County Clerk, County Connection and all branches of the County Library System.
02/12/2018 1:29 PM
Visitors can experience the sights, smells and tastes of two very different old-time kitchens on Saturday, Feb. 17, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., when Howell Living History Farm serves up its annual Winter Kitchen program.
02/12/2018 12:44 PM
The Mercer County Improvement Authority will host a document shredding event for County residents on Saturday, Feb. 24, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Parking Lot 4 at 651 South Broad St., across from the County Administration Building in Trenton. Electronics recycling will not take place at this event.
02/09/2018 9:56 AM
The Consumer Bowl tests students’ knowledge of the state’s consumer protection laws and regulations. The competition features a game-show format where teams buzz in to answer questions posed by a moderator from the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs.
02/08/2018 4:29 PM
Many sites throughout Mercer County will offer free income tax preparation assistance to help residents prepare and file their 2017 taxes, Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes said.
02/08/2018 4:19 PM
The incurably romantic can warm up for Valentine's Day on Saturday, Feb. 10, when horse-drawn rides are offered to all from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Howell Living History Farm.
02/08/2018 4:13 PM
Introductory fares are too good to pass up!
02/08/2018 3:34 PM
Career Exploration Fair on Wednesday, March 7, 2018, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the CURE Insurance Arena (formerly Sun National Bank Center).
02/07/2018 4:08 PM
Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes invites residents to participate in any of the many events being held in celebration at Mercer County Library.
02/02/2018 12:52 PM
The Tulpehaking Nature Center will celebrate families and wildlife at its “Valentines for Nature” event throughout the month of February. Open hours are Fridays and Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sundays, noon to 4 p.m.
02/02/2018 12:46 PM
All registration will be done online beginning at 8 a.m. for adults and 9 a.m. for juniors on Saturday, Feb. 10, on the Park Commission’s Community Pass website at https://register.communitypass.net/mercer.
02/01/2018 12:05 PM
Visitors can join sugaring crews in the woods where the sap is flowing, and where help is needed with harvest operations that fuel the production of maple syrup.
01/31/2018 3:43 PM
Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes has named Paul Adezio of Hamilton as the Mercer County Counsel, succeeding Arthur Sypek Jr., who is retiring.
01/26/2018 10:23 AM
New Jersey Conservation Foundation and partners – Save Hamilton Open Space, North Crosswicks Friends of Open Space, the state Green Acres Program, Mercer County and Hamilton Township – have joined together to permanently preserve two properties totaling 32 acres in Hamilton Township.
01/25/2018 5:15 PM
Event is Tuesday, March 27, 6 p.m., Mercer Oaks Clubhouse
01/24/2018 3:22 PM
Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes touched on a wide variety of issues during his annual State of the County address Jan. 23, from proposed projects at the county college and Trenton-Mercer Airport, to land stewardship, to the collaborative effort that resulted in an end to chronic homelessness
01/24/2018 12:41 PM
The Mercer County Park Commission will begin accepting reservations for the five county-owned picnic areas on Feb. 20 at noon for the 2018 season.
01/24/2018 12:07 PM