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Trenton, New Jersey is located in Mercer County. Zip codes in Trenton, NJ include 08618, 08645, and 08638. The median home price in Trenton is $61,900 which is roughly $64/per square foot. More Trenton information.

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20 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Editorial: Creating biogas from food waste in central Jersey one step closer to reality

Peter Joseph, second from left, chairman of Trenton Biogas, with Brian Blair, president of Trenton Biogas, in the basement of the 21-year-old, never-used, $83 million sludge plant located on Duck Island, which Trenton Biogas is in the process of buying. When New Jersey environmental officials considered a plan for converting organic waste into fuel and fertilizer, they liked what they saw.

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Yesterday | The Jersey Journal

7 critical cases the N.J. Supreme Court will decide this year

The New Jersey Supreme Court hears a case in Trenton last year. TRENTON - Medicaid benefits for immigrants.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

NorthJersey.com

The Record: Rebuilding A.C.

ATLANTIC CITY is more than a collection of casinos on a boardwalk. Governor Christie has the right idea to ask the Legislature to add the ailing city to the group covered by the state's largest economic development incentive programs.

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Express India

Pfizer and Ranbaxy win dismissal of lawsuit over generic Lipitor

Pfizer and India's Ranbaxy Laboratories on Friday won dismissal of a United States antitrust lawsuit accusing them of conspiring to delay sales of generic versions of the best-selling cholesterol drug Lipitor. US district judge Peter Sheridan in Trenton, New Jersey, ruled that the plaintiffs, retailers and distribution companies that bought Lipitor directly from Pfizer, failed to plead their case with enough detail.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

NJ.com

Bill defining drug addiction as a mental illness passes N.J. Assembly committee

In a meeting at the Statehouse in Trenton. the Assembly Human Services Committee Thursday passed two bills that would give families more legal power to intervene when a loved one with a drug addiction poses an imminent risk to their own safety or the safety of others.

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TheAlternativePress.com

The 4th Annual New Jersey Disability Pride Parade & Celebration set for October 3rd, in Trenton, NJ

The Fourth Annual New Jersey Disability Pride Parade & Celebration will be held on Friday, October 3rd, in Trenton, NJ. More than 600 people and organizations representing a wide variety of disabilities are expected to march and roll from the NJ State House on West State Street to the disability pride celebration on East Lafayette Street.

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The Jersey Journal

Gunpoint robbery nets $60 and jail for three Trenton residents

TRENTON -- Two adults and a teen were jailed in connection with a single gunpoint robbery Thursday that netted $60 and a cellphone, police said. Wilquan Anderson, 21, made a call to a 21-year-old Trenton resident around 2:45 a.m., asking the man to come meet Anderson on the 600 block of Beatty Street to meet some girls, Lt.

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The Item

Former Belleville-based company employees plead guilty to fraud

Two employees of a former Belleville-based construction company have admitted to tax and other fraud charges, including underreporting significant amounts of cash income on their tax returns, according to the Office of U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman. Joseph Carsillo, 46, of East Hanover pleaded guilty to an information charging him with one count of subscribing to a false personal federal income tax return for the 2010 calendar year, along with one count of bankruptcy fraud, according to a press release from Fishman's office.

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Asbury Park Press

Christie campaigns in Florida with Rick Scott

Gov. Chris Christie heads to Florida to campaign with Gov. Rick Scott; they're shown here in an AP photo at a news conference in Arizona last November.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

NorthJersey.com

Legislation that would regulate New Jersey's growing sober housing...

Legislation that would regulate New Jersey's growing sober housing industry and allow for the involuntary commitment of addicts in treatment facilities advanced in the state assembly today, despite concerns from industry representatives and addiction experts about the bills' affect on privacy, affordability and care. The, at-times, heated discussion of the two bills, both sponsored by Assemblyman Raj Mukherji, D.-Jersey City, highlighted confusion among lawmakers about what sober houses are and who has the authority to oversee them.

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The Item

Christie budget policies, but also legacy issues, to blame for ratings cuts

Between February and August of 2011, all three major Wall Street ratings agencies lowered New Jersey's credit rating by one step over concerns about how much debt the state was carrying and how much it owed the public employee pension system. The downgrades came during Governor Christie's second year in office, and after he added more than $1 billion in new borrowing and skipped the full $3 billion pension contribution called for that year by actuaries.

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The Jersey Journal

Trenton man faces drug charges after county task force raids home

Daevon Bell was arrested and charged with drug and weapons charges after a county task force raid on his Bellevue Avenue home Wednesday. TRENTON -- A Trenton man was jailed Wednesday on $250,000 bail after a county drug task force raid that netted more than $40,000 worth of heroin, authorities said Thursday.

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NorthJersey.com

Watershed relief has been ignored by Trenton for years

This West Milford group headed for Trenton in 1991 to remind legislators that the township provides reservoir water to 50 percent of the state without compensation. West Milford elected officials and residents alike have objected for many decades that water from township reservoirs provide the water supply for 50 percent of the residents in New Jersey without township benefit or compensation.

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The Times of Trenton

Trenton officials honor memory of 9/11 victims with City Hall ceremony

TRENTON - In a brief ceremony remembering the victims of 9/11 Thursday morning, Trenton Mayor Eric Jackson brought tighter members of the clergy and the city's fire and police departments to remember the sacrifice of those who died in the attack. "We shall not be defeated by fear or terror," said Jackson who is a deacon at Calvary Missionary Baptist Church.

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The Times of Trenton

Trenton Mayor Eric Jackson re-hires former inspections director to another job in his department

Former inspections director Cleveland Thompson at a Trenton City Council meeting on Thursday, August 16, 2012. Jackson confirmed Thursday that Thompson has been brought back on to the job of electrical sub code official in the department.

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The Jersey Journal

Another school board member resigns, making for 5 resignations in 3 months

Former school board member Peter Heredia being sworn into office. Heredia stepped down on Wednesday.

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The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Special interest spending in New Jersey tops $300M since 1999

Labor unions, trade associations, political committees and other special-interest groups have spent a combined $311 million over the last 15 years in New Jersey trying to influence elections and lawmaking, according to a report released Wednesday by the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission. The exhaustive report tracked spending by the top 25 special interest groups since 1999.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Former GM site in Ewing to be home to 83K square feet of retail, 820 homes

EWING - The site of the General Motors plant that once powered Ewing's middle class, but has remained vacant for 16 years, is on its way to becoming an economic center in town again, officials said. The developer, Lennar, held a groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday on the site for Parkway Town Center, a mixed-use development of 820 townhouses and apartments combined with 83,000 square feet of retail space.

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The Jersey Journal

Authorities investigating suspicious house fire in Trenton

A firefighter on the scene of a fire on the first block of North Overbrook Avenue Sept. 10, 2014.

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The Jersey Journal

Fake pipe bomb found atop Trenton building causes evacuation

A device resembling a pipe bomb was found atop the Salvation Army building in Trenton Wednesday morning, police said. TRENTON -- A device that looked like a pipe bomb brought a phalanx of local, state, county and federal authorities to a Salvation Army building Wednesday morning, but the device was fake, police said.

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