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HV Board of Ed Approves TV Studio Upgrades, Vaping Policy Changes

The Hopewell Valley Board of Education approved an equipment overhaul for the Hopewell Valley Central High School (“HVCHS”) television program and also...
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Events & Features

Taste Chase Alert: “End of the Detour” Party in Hopewell Borough

Hey, Taste Chase fans! It’s been a long time coming, but a change is definitely gon’ come!  After what seemed like endless...

Beekeeper is All the Buzz at “Meet the Farmer Night”

The art and science of keeping honeybees will be the focus at Howell Living History Farm on Thursday, June 20, when beekeeper...

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Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor: Week of May 28, 2019

The following are letters submitted to the editor of MercerMe: The Hopewell Township Budget! I was one of several people who attended the Hopewell Township Committee...

Letter to the Editor: Higher budgets, more excuses

To the Editor: When Hopewell Township Mayor McLaughlin criticized the School Board for its nearly 5% budget increase, you might have assumed that the Township's...

Letter to the Editor: Mayor McLaughlin and her Municipal Tax Increase of 4.68 Per...

To the Editor: Once upon a time Hopewell Township Mayor Kristin McLaughlin and her majority of Democrats promised to keep Hopewell Township “affordable.” Those promises...

Letter to the Editor: Criticism of Hart’s Environmental Views is Too Harsh

To the Editor, While I fully agree with Andrew Borders that climate change caused by human emissions of greenhouse gases has become a crisis that...