Schalks Crossing Road Remains Closed
Unfortunately the road closure on Schalks Crossing Road will remain in effect for the next several hours. This will affect the evening rush commute tonight. Please follow the detour signs in place.
Travel Advisory - Schalks Crossing Closed for Downed Wires
Schalks Crossing Rd will be closed between Perrine Road and Research Way for downed wires. Parker Road/Schalks Crossing Road is also closed. Please avoid the area. No time frame yet for when it will be reopened.
PSE&G's Outage Center allows customers to report power outages and also provide an option to sign up to receive power restoration updates. Visit https://www.pseg.com/…/customer_servi…/outage_info/index.jsp for more information and to sign up.
Parking on Township Roadways During Impending Storm
In preparation for the impending major snow storm, the Plainsboro Township Police Department and Department of Public Works request that all vehicles be parked off of Township roadways between Tuesday March 20th at 10:00pm and Thursday March 22nd at 8:00am. This will allow DPW to clear the snow much more efficiently and allow us to reopen the roads more quickly. Please share this important safety message with other resident...s who may not follow our social media or receive electronic notifications.
Thank you in advance for your cooperation and stay safe!
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~Warming Centers are Open~
Plainsboro Township Warming Centers are open at the below locations. Please help to spread the word to your neighbors and township residents who may not have access to the internet.
Police Headquarters / Municipal Complex...
641 Plainsboro Rd.
Plainsboro Township, NJ 08536
2000 Windrow Drive, Princeton NJ 058540
Hours: 8:00am - 6:00pm
Mayor Cantu attended Wicoff School to read to kindergarteners for Jammie Day, an event that raises funds for the Plainsboro Food Pantry. Students gathered to hear guests read various stories aloud throughout the day. Staff and students were invited to wear their favorite pajamas to school. This was the fourteenth Annual Jammie Day celebration.
The Plainsboro Food Pantry currently provides food to over 30 families in our community. It is funded through a government grant ...and obtains food and monetary donations from corporations, community groups, and individuals. Recipients apply and receive non-perishable food items twice each month. They are accepted as recipients based on income level and need. The pantry is located on the plaza level of the Plainsboro Municipal Building. If you need further assistance, please visit the township website or contact Food Pantry Coordinator Maria Benerofe or Food Pantry Clerk Erum Ladak at call 609-799-0909 ext. 1711.
Municipal Offices Closed for Presidents' Day
All municipal offices will be closed on Monday, February 19th in observance of Presidents' Day. Offices will reopen on Tuesday, February 20th at 8:30 am.
Plainsboro Offers Opportunity For Resident Feedback
The Township has unveiled a survey that allows residents to give their feedback on how municipal services are provided to the community. The five brief questions can be filled out on an interactive form on the Township’s website.
Plainsboro Township is committed to providing the highest level of customer service, and resident feedback is a means to assist us in improving the delivery of municipal services....
Click here to access the Customer Service Survey https://www.plainsboronj.com/…/G…/Customer-Service-Survey-81
Plainsboro Welcomes BioLabs Center
A unique partnership between Princeton University and BioLabs of Cambridge, Mass. has led to the creation of a coworking workspace, which will become home to about 25 high-potential life-science startups — and a new biotech hub for the surrounding communities.
A media tour was held on January 29th for the new facility, Princeton Innovation Center BioLabs, located at 303A College Road East in Plainsboro. The New Jersey biotech hub has capacit...y for about 125 scientists and entrepreneurs. It enables startups to test and develop their science faster, and allows for more efficient use of capital by offering: fully equipped and supported lab and office space, unparalleled access to capital and industry partners, as well as programming — much of which is open to the public and the larger biotech community. For more information, or to apply for space, visit http://www.princetonbiolabs.com/index.htm
Pictured from left to right: Nishta Rao, Site Director for Princeton Innovation Center BioLabs; Johannes Fruehauf, Founder and CEO of BioLabs and Paul LaMarche, Vice Provost, Space Programming and Facilities at Princeton University, and Chairman of the Princeton Innovation Center, LLC, answer questions from the press about the new facility.
This facility joins other locations presently operating in Boston, Cambridge, New York, North Carolina, San Diego and San Francisco.
Plainsboro Saves Residents Money on Energy Costs
Township officials have exercised three available options designed to save taxpayers money through a reduction in municipal energy costs. To learn more about Plainsboro’s participation in the state’s Direct Install Program, the Board of Public Utilities’ Clean Energy Program and the establishment of the Plainsboro Community Energy Aggregation Program, click here to read an article from the January edition of NJ Municipalities Magazine.
1st Quarter Property Taxes Due February 1st
Property taxes for the 1st quarter of 2018 are due on February 1st. Payments are accepted online through our website at www.plainsboronj.com Payments can be made by credit card, e-check, or debit card. A convenience fee applies. To make an online payment, click the "Online Payments" icon located on the website homepage.
For a no-cost electronic option, Automatic Clearing House (ACH) payment is also available. Register with the Tax Collector's office and your preauthorized bank account will be debited each quarter for the amount due on your block and lot.
The Plainsboro Human Relations Council will hold its 4th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. “Make a Difference” Volunteer Awards this Sunday, January 14, 2018 at the Plainsboro Recreation and Cultural Center. Please join us in recognizing some of the outstanding volunteers in our community.
Township Committee Reorganizes
The Township Committee reorganized on Wednesday, January 3rd. Mayor Cantu (accompanied by his wife Gale Cantu) was sworn in by Judge Gary Wolinetz for his 15th term, having served as Mayor for 38 years. Looking ahead the Mayor highlighted many exciting goals and challenges for 2018.
Offices Closed for the Winter Holidays
All municipal offices will be closed on Monday, December 25th and also on Tuesday, December 26th for the holidays. Offices will reopen on Wednesday, December 27th at 8:30am.
Offices will also be closed on Monday, January 1st in observance of New Year's Day and will reopen on Tuesday, January 2nd at 8:30am.
Plainsboro Coffee Beanery Has Opened!
On December 18th, Mayor Cantu cut the ribbon to the new Coffee Beanery located at 103 Morgan Lane.
In addition to coffee, tea and other specialty beverages, the Coffee Beanery also offers a variety of baked goods, soups, salads, wraps and other lunch items....
Pictured with Mayor Cantu are (from left to right) Lauri Names of Thompson Management Company and shop owners/partners Emad Mohamed and Mohamed Aboukhalid.