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Juneteenth Celebration Kicks Off in Trenton

The African American Cultural Collaborative of Mercer County (AACCofMC) in partnership with the NJ Legislative District 15 (Senator Shirley Turner, Assemblywoman Verlina Reynolds Jackson and Assemblyman Anthony Verrelli) and Outdoor Equity Alliance kicked-off its inaugural 3-day, city-wide Juneteenth Celebration yesterday, June 18th, at Trenton...

Art All Night 2021 Begins Today

It is that artistic time of year again in the city of Trenton. Today, Saturday, June 19, 2021, starting at 3:00 p.m., Artworks of Trenton is celebrating its 15th annual Art All Night event. In adjustment to the current COVID-19 pandemic, this year's 24-hour get...

Today Kicks Off the Inaugural Juneteenth Celebration in Downtown Trenton and Mercer County

The African American Cultural Collaborative of Mercer County (AACCofMC) in partnership with the NJ Legislative District 15 (Senator Shirley Turner, Assemblywoman Verlina Reynolds Jackson and Assemblyman Anthony Verrelli) and Outdoor Equity Alliance are holding an inaugural 3-day, city-wide Juneteenth Celebration, which kicks-off today, June...

Trenton Artists Use Storytelling, Photos, Poetry, Digital Media to Honor Lives Lost

Trenton Health Team is partnering with local artist Bentrice Jusu to create public art throughout the city celebrating the lives of violence victims, mourning their absence and encouraging the emotional conversations needed to heal our traumatized communities. “The Potential Project” will employ storytelling, visual art, photography...

Trenton Charter School Reaches Eighth Straight Year of Full College Acceptance

On Tuesday, June 15, over 70 students at Foundation Academy Collegiate, a high-performing public charter high school in Trenton, graduated at Thunder Stadium in front of hundreds of teachers, faculty and family members, marking the end of their high school careers and capping a...

The City of Trenton Celebrated Pride with Cocktails & Conversation

Last night, June 16, Trentonians celebrated LGBTQ+ pride at Trenton Social. LGBTQ+ leaders and allies mingled from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. during a night of discussion, music and refreshments, to honor Pride month and equality in the Capital City. Featured speakers included event organizer...

Wesley Bridges Confirmed as City Law Director

Yesterday, June 16, the City Council voted to officially confirm Wesley Bridges as the City's Law Director. 7Bridges, a graduate of Rutgers Law School, is a local talent who comes with over 18 years of legal experience. After working at various practices in Philadelphia and...

Passage Theatre’s OK TRENTON PROJECT Progresses

Back in August of 2017, a sculpture titled “Helping Hands” was installed by Isles Inc. on a vacant city-owned lot at the corner of Montgomery and Perry streets. The piece of art was constructed by a group of 16 children, ages ranging from 12...

Mercer County Offers Checks for Fresh Produce to Qualifying Older Adults

Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes announced that older adults in Mercer County again will have the opportunity to receive fresh-produce checks that will enable them to purchase locally grown fresh fruits and vegetables at participating farm stands. In order to keep older adults and...

CCRC Takes Steps to Initiate Public Adoption Process for Renaissance Plan Update

The Capital City Redevelopment Corporation (CCRC) Board announced yesterday, June 14, that it has approved initiating the public adoption process for the draft update to its Renaissance Plan. The Renaissance Plan was first adopted in 1989 to fuel economic development within Trenton’s Capital District...