The Princeton School District is making some changes in its after-school busing to reduce the length of time in the longest bus rides. Tim Wilhelm, manager of the Palmer Bus office in Princeton that serves the district, and Superintendent Julia Espe talked about it this summer. Both said that the changes are meant to be [...]

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Tonic Sol Fa will be performing at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 2, at the Princeton High School Performing Arts Center. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. This concert is free and open to the public and no tickets are necessary. Earlier in the day Tonic Sol Fa will be working with students of the Princeton [...]

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The Princeton Police Department received the following calls Aug. 15-25. The listed times are when the reports were received and not necessarily when incidents occurred. Compiled by Joel Stottrup.   Friday, Aug. 15 9:25 a.m. Police arrested a male, 27, for violating city ordinance by firing an air-powered firearm in city limits. 12:36 p.m. A [...]

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The Princeton School Board has followed a recommendation from the state to reclassify some of its revenue to save the taxpayers money, according to district officials.   On Aug. 19, with backing from Superintendent Julia Espe and District Director of Business Services Michelle Czech, the board rescinded last year’s resolution authorizing the $152.50 portion of [...]

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In a heated debate, Supervisor Tom Rush questioned the almost $10,000 increase in personnel spending for 2014. At their last meeting, the Baldwin Township Board members approved a cost of living increase for office and maintenance employees. In addition, a health care stipend was approved for Cathy Stevens, township clerk. “This is a double standard,” [...]

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Can you believe it? School lunch is controversial. In this time of political extremes even the hot dog is at risk. The federal government, in an attempt to insure healthy eating for our children, requires schools to serve meals with new and very specific requirements for reduced salt, required whole grains, required quantities of fruits [...]

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  What should wise families, like careful coaches, help youngsters do to prepare for the upcoming school year? Forty-one district, charter and teacher union leaders recently responded to that question with specific, practical advice. Their suggestions tended to fall into three major areas: –Re-establishing school year routines at least a few days before the first [...]

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