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Posted on: January 24, 2021

Mercer County offering free COVID-19 testing January 26 at CURE Insurance Arena

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The County of Mercer, in partnership with Vault Health Services, will offer free COVID-19 testing at the CURE Insurance Arena, 81 Hamilton Ave., Trenton, on Tuesday, Jan. 26, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The saliva test is available to County residents...

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Posted on: January 20, 2021

Mine Road Bridge Meeting on January 27th at 5:00PM. Public Input is Requested.

The Hopewell Township Committee is seeking public input on the future of the Mine Road Bridge.    

The Bridge is on the Township’s list of designated historic sites. It was built in the late 19th century by the King Bridge Compa...

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Posted on: January 16, 2021

COVID-19 Update, January 16, 2021

COVID-19 Update: It is with great sadness that we are reporting the death of one of our senior community members due to COVID-19. We know that you are experiencing COVID fatigue, but please do not let down your guard! The Health Department is managing a p...

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Posted on: June 19, 2020

COVID-19 Counter

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These numbers are cumulative, and represent a snapshot in time. They can change daily or even hourly as new data come in.  This represents only laboratory-confirmed cases, and does not include people who are sick but unable to be ...

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Posted on: January 15, 2021

Mercer County partnering with Capital Health to open COVID-19 vaccination site at CURE Arena

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Mercer County will open a COVID-19 vaccination clinic at CURE Insurance Arena in partnership with Capital Health, which will manage the site, County Executive Brian M. Hughes announced today. A soft opening is planned for next week.

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Posted on: January 15, 2021

Public Works Delivers Christmas Trees to Brigantine

In an effort to be both environmentally friendly and provide responsible recycling, Public Works Director George Snyder searched for a place to deliver the Township’s discarded Christmas trees. As a result, Hopewell Township is delivering castof...

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Posted on: January 14, 2021

New Jersey Poison Control Center Sees Large Increase in Children with Edible Marijuana Exposure

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This week, a pre-teen was admitted to a NJ hospital experiencing adverse health effects after ingesting a large quantity of candy containing marijuana. The candy (Medicated Sour Skittles) was packaged almost ...

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Posted on: January 13, 2021

Governor Announces COVID-19 Vaccines for 65+ and People With Certain Medical Conditions

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Beginning Thursday, New Jersey will expand COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to people age 65 and older and people 16 to 64 with certain chronic medical conditions, as defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), that increase the risk of s...

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Posted on: January 11, 2021

Help is Available for Children who are Struggling

For many children and teens, social distancing has meant remote learning, no recreational sports, no birthday parties or school dances. For youth already struggling with grades or confidence or belonging, the pandemic has exacerbated mood swings, emotiona...

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Posted on: January 8, 2021

PARK COMMISSION TO CONDUCT PRESCRIBED BURNS AT MERCER MEADOWS

The Mercer County Park Commission will perform prescribed burns at Mercer Meadows this winter and spring with the New Jersey Forest Fire Service (NJFFS). The NJFFS worked in collaboration with the Park Commission’s Stewardship Department on an i...

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Posted on: January 7, 2021

Statement by the Hopewell Township Committee on the Attack on the United States Capitol Building

Wednesday's unlawful attack on the United States Capitol is a violent affront to the Constitution and to democracy.  Despite the best efforts efforts of a mob, however, the Congress of the United States has certified the electoral votes ...

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Posted on: January 7, 2021

Mayor Julie Blake's message to the residents of Hopewell Township, January 5, 2021

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I am Julie Blake and I will be serving as Hopewell Township’s mayor in 2021. 

I would like to wish you and your family a Happy New Year and to give you a few updates on what will be on our ag...

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Posted on: January 7, 2021

County offering FREE COVID-19 Testing Jan 12, 19 and 26.

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Mercer County, in partnership with Vault Health Services, will offer free COVID-19 testing on three consecutive Tuesdays -- Jan. 12, 19 and 26 -- from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the CURE Insurance Arena, 81 Hamilton Ave. The saliva test is available to County r...

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Posted on: January 6, 2021

Pre-Register for the COVID-19 Vaccine

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If you are a Phase 1A healthcare worker who has yet to be vaccinated, please sign up now at https://covidvaccine.nj.gov. The general public is also able to pre-register, however vaccine supply remains limited at this time. No appointments are available fo...

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Posted on: January 4, 2021

Questions about the COVID-19 vaccine?

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New Jersey is rolling out COVID-19 vaccines in a phased approach to all adults who live, work, or are being educated in the State.

We are currently in the Phase 1A, vaccinating health care workers and long term care residents. Within six months, New Jerse...

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Posted on: December 30, 2020

COVID-19 Vaccinations available for Phase 1A Group

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The state is beginning to vaccinate the Phase 1A group against COVID-19. This group includes health care workers, who are paid and unpaid persons serving in healthcare settings who have the potential for direct or indirect exposure to patients or infectio...

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Posted on: December 23, 2020

Hopewell Township Health Department Works With the State on Vaccination Plan

The Hopewell Township Health Department is working in partnership with the Mercer County Health Officers Association to schedule COVID-19 vaccination clinics locally. Hospitals are currently vaccinating their staff and long-term care centers are expected ...

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Posted on: December 15, 2020

A Storm is Coming! Be prepared for Possible Power Outages

Sudden power outages can be frustrating and troublesome, especially when they last a long time. If a power outage is 2 hours or less, you need not be concerned about losing your perishable foods. For prolonged power outages, there are steps you can take t...

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Posted on: December 18, 2020

State help is available for rent and utilities

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Need assistance paying your utility bills? The State of New Jersey has programs that can help with your home heating bills & emergency fuel assistance. Enrollment is now open and available online.
  Apply Online Now:  bit.ly/DCAIDport...
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Posted on: December 16, 2020

Public Works is Prepared for the Winter Weather

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Public Works is getting ready for the winter weather! 

Reminder, local ordinance prohibits parking on municipal roads when 2 or more inches of snow has accumulated. Visit the Public Works Snow Information page  for more information about ...

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Posted on: December 15, 2020

Be prepared for Public Works clearing the roadways!

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From the Department of Public Works

Prepare for the upcoming snow: Please remove basketball hoops, hockey goals, skateboard ramps, and other athletic equipment from roadway in order to prevent damage to the equipment and plow trucks. Parking on Township s...

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Posted on: December 14, 2020

It’s an exciting week in New Jersey!

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It’s an exciting week in New Jersey as we take the first steps to turn the corner on this pandemic. Learn more about the State’s COVID-19 vaccination plans and timeframes here: https://www.nj.gov/health/cd/topics/covid2019_vaccination....

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Posted on: December 9, 2020

Congratulations to Township Administrator, Elaine Borges, on her retirement

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Congratulations to Township Administrator, Elaine Borges, on her retirement.

Elaine Borges, longtime Township employee and Administrator for the past three years, is retiring at the end of the year. Read about her tenure and accomplishments in this article...

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Posted on: December 8, 2020

Affordable Housing Availability in Brandon Farms updated December 16, 2020

Current list of available affordable housing in Brandon Farms, updated December 16, 2020.

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Posted on: December 2, 2020

MERCER COUNTY PARK COMMISSION ACQUIRES HOPEWELL VALLEY GOLF CLUB

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MERCER COUNTY PARK COMMISSION ACQUIRES HOPEWELL VALLEY GOLF CLUB

The County of Mercer and the Mercer County Park Commission have completed the acquisition of the Hopewell Valley Golf Club. This 186-acre, 18-hole course includes a clubhouse, ballroom and pr...

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Posted on: October 28, 2020

Open Enrollment for New State-Based Health Insurance Marketplace Runs November 1st to January 31st.

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Open Enrollment for New State-Based Health Insurance Marketplace Runs November 1st to January 31st.

Residents Who Enroll in Health Insurance on Get Covered New Jersey by December 31st Will Start Coverage on Jan 1st.

Governor Phil Murphy today kicked off the...

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