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On the Scene Celebrating

Morven Museum and Garden is showing its historic colors by inviting the region to meet George Washington as he arrives to have tea with poet and patriot Annis Boudinot Stockton.

John Hart: Local Hero

The feature-length documentary “John Hart: Portrait of a Patriot,” highlighting the life and times of the Hopewell-based Declaration of Independence signer, will be screened at the 1867 Sanctuary.

Foundations of the Fourth: Buildings That Made the Colonies

With six signers of the Declaration of Independence having lived in the region and a substantial inventory of Colonial-era buildings, central New Jersey readers do not have far to go to celebrate a meaningful Fourth of July. 

Climate Researchers Get $40 Million Grant

Researchers at Princeton University and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory (GFDL) have been awarded up to $40 million over five years to fund a new cooperative institute that focuses on earth system research.

On the Move

The Princeton Area Community Foundation has been awarded a $150,000 grant from NJM Insurance Group.

Colonial Sights, Sounds, and Scents at the Old Barracks

The 18th century British military will retake command of Trenton when the Old Barracks presents its fourth annual Taptoe Concerts on Saturdays, July 14 and 28. 

All Is Relative in West Windsor Exhibition

The West Windsor Arts Council’s annual Generation Next exhibition series is mixing art lines with blood lines with its 2018 installment “Generation Next: The Family Show.” 

Breaking into the Marijuana Business

Not since the end of prohibition has there been such an opportunity for an entire new industry to appear out of nowhere.

High-Flying Business: Airport Offers Tours

Language itself cannot convey true awe. That’s something Steve Nierenberg has come to learn to learn in his eight years at Princeton Airport.

Things of Importance

Our problems will never be equivalent to those suffered by the staff of the Capital Gazette, the community newspaper in Annapolis, where five staff members were slain last week by a man with a long grudge against the newspaper and its reporting.