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Posted on: February 2, 2023

City of Trenton Announces Code Blue Alert

Trenton N.J. – Mayor Reed Gusciora has declared a Code Blue alert for the City of Trenton for Friday, February 3, 2023, and Saturday, February 4, 2023. A Code Blue Extreme Cold Alert may be declared when temperatures drop below freezing...

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Posted on: January 27, 2023

Mayor Reed Gusciora and City Council Celebrate Local Economic Development

Trenton N.J. – As a result of the City of Trenton’s Business Improvement Incentive Program, a local economic development grant program, the City of Trenton co-financed improvements at 128 West State Street, a commercial property, owned by West St...

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Posted on: February 1, 2023

Statement from Office of the Mayor and Trenton Police Department on Tyre Nicholas

Trenton N.J. – Today, Mayor Reed Gusciora and Trenton Police Department Director issued the following statement regarding video released by the Memphis Police Department.

The Trenton Police Department (TPD) and the Office of the Mayor ar...

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Posted on: January 25, 2023

Mayor W. Reed Gusciora Congratulates Trenton City Council’s Historic Win

Trenton N.J. – Today, Mayor Reed Gusciora congratulated Jasi Edwards, Crystal Feliciano, and Yazminelly Gonzalez on winning the three At-large seats on the Trenton City Council in a decisive victory; the New Jersey Globe and th...

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Posted on: January 24, 2023

QR Code for Tonight's Election Results

Good evening all,

 

Please view the attached QR code for tonight’s election results.  The results should be viewable in live time and we will have them posted by IT on a screen in the City Hall Atrium.  They are viewable...

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Posted on: January 23, 2023

Mayor Reed Gusciora Announces Willard Stanback as Acting Director of Housing and Economic..

Mayor Reed Gusciora Announces Willard Stanback as Acting Director of Housing and Economic Development and Sean Semple as Acting Director of Trenton Water Works

Trenton N.J. – Mayor Reed Gusciora today announced Willard Stanback as the Ac...

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Posted on: January 22, 2023

Trenton Green Team to Hold Meeting Before Major Restructuring

Trenton N.J. – On January 25, 2023 at 6 P.M., the Trenton Green Team will be hosting a virtual meeting via Microsoft Teams to begin a major restructuring of the group. The goal of this restructuring is to make the Green Team a much more...

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Posted on: January 20, 2023

Mayor and Trenton City Council Save Taxpayers an Annual $4.3 million

Trenton N.J. – Yesterday, the Trenton City Council voted to switch from the New Jersey State Health Benefits Program, controlled by the State Health Benefits Commission, to Aetna. At minimum, this move will save Trenton taxpayers an ann...

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Posted on: January 18, 2023

Marine Terminal - Public Feedback

The City of Trenton has extended the comment period for the Marine Terminal Trail and Cooper Field Connector Project. See the attached documents including comment card. Please submit comments by Tuesday, February 14, 2023 to Jennifer Taylor, Project Manag...

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Posted on: January 18, 2023

COVID-19 Testing & Vaccine

The City of Trenton Health Department is hosting a COVID-19 Testing and Vaccine Clinic this coming Friday, January 20 in the City Hall Atrium. The hours are from 11AM to 3PM. Bring your vaccination card if you’ve received a shot previously.

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Posted on: January 17, 2023

Anchor Program

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Affordable New Jersey Communities for Homeowners and Renters (ANCHOR)

This program provides property tax relief to New Jersey residents who owned or rented their principal residence (main home) on October 1, 2019, and met the income limits.

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Posted on: January 9, 2023

Mayor Reed Gusciora Meets with County Executive Brian Hughes

TRENTON, NJ –At the start of Mayor of Trenton Reed Gusciora’s second term, he met with County Executive Brian Hughes to discuss critical areas for collaboration during the next four years.

County Executive Brian Hughes stated, &ldqu...

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Posted on: January 9, 2023

Mayor Gusciora and Trenton Police Department Announce 45% Year-to-Date Decrease in Homicide Rate

Trenton N.J. – According to Trenton Police Department (TPD) preliminary statistics, the City of Trenton achieved a 45% reduction in the number of homicides during the 2022 calendar year.

While major cities in the United States experience...

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Posted on: January 9, 2023

City of Trenton Sponsors Three Kings Day Event

TRENTON, NJ –The City of Trenton sponsored its annual Three Kings Day event on the front steps of City Hall along East State Street; toys were distributed to children and parents as they traveled back home from school.

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Posted on: January 3, 2023

City Administration Strategically Restructures Departmental Leadership

Mayor W. Reed Gusciora reaffirmed his commitment to moving the City forward in his second term. Some new Directors will be coming to City Hall to offer new perspectives in management and vision for the Departments. 

The Mayor initiated an administ...

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Posted on: January 1, 2023

Trenton City Council to Hold In-Person Meetings On January 3rd and 5th

TRENTON, NJ –The Trenton City Council will be meeting on Tuesday, January 3, 2023, at 5:30 p.m. This meeting will be an organizational meeting; at the meeting, a temporary presiding officer of the Trenton City Council will be selected. Additiona...

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Posted on: December 30, 2022

2022 Trenton Run-Off Official Results - Certification

TRENTON, NJ –Today, the Trenton City Clerk, Brandon Garcia, certified the results of the December 13th election, which resulted in the election of two new Trenton City Councilmembers: Jennifer Williams (North Ward) and Jenna Figueroa Kettenberg ...

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Election Results News & Announcements
Posted on: December 22, 2022

City of Trenton Hosts the Annual Assunpink Firewalk

Annual Assunpink Firewalk

TRENTON, NJ – On December 31, 2022, at 4 p.m., the City of Trenton will be sponsoring the Assunpink Firewalk on the Historic Iron Bridge at Mill Hill Park (corner of Broad & Front Street).

After marching from the Old Barracks Museum, historic...

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Posted on: December 15, 2022

Important Information About Your Drinking Water

Trenton Water Works (TWW) Had Total Trihalomethanes (TTHM) Levels Above the New Jersey Safe Drinking Water Act Rules

 TWW Will Send This Mandated Public Notice, Which Is Not an Emergency,  Every 12 Months. The Drinking Water You ...

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Posted on: December 1, 2022

Mayor Gusciora Statement on Court Approval of St. Francis Sale

In changing health care market, residents' needs prioritized as 'inevitable' sale approved

TRENTON, NJ – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora issued the following statement regarding the Mercer County Superior Court decision yesterday approving the transfer of ownership...

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Posted on: November 3, 2022

Trenton MOVES Wins State Transportation Award

Autonomous vehicle program receives ITSNJ Outstanding Project Award for Local Public Agency Design

TRENTON, NJ – The Intelligent Transportation Society of New Jersey (ITSNJ) awarded the City of Trenton with the ITSNJ 2022 Outstanding Project or Program in ...

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Posted on: November 1, 2022

Three Ways to Vote in Trenton for November Election

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TRENTON, NJ – With one week until Election Day on Tuesday, November 8, 2022 residents are reminded that they don't have to wait to vote. Residents have three ways to vote this November: (1) voting in-person at an early voting s...

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Posted on: October 26, 2022

Route 29 Boulevard Planning Application Submitted

Route 29 Boulevard Planning Application

TRENTON, NJ – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora applauded planners and advocates for submission of the Route 29 Boulevard project grant application. The project would overhaul Trenton’s waterfront to ensure residential access and more equitable use of land and resou...

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Posted on: October 24, 2022

Public Notice: Brownfields Cleanup Grant Application

The City of Trenton is applying for a US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Brownfields Cleanup Grant to conduct environmental cleanup at the Former New Method Cleaners/Custom Helenizing Site located at 300-310 Prospect Street.   In accordance...

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Posted on: October 17, 2022

Mayor Gusciora Provides Assembly Testimony on Trenton Water Works

TRENTON, NJ – Today, Mayor Reed Gusciora gave testimony and answered questions before the State Assembly’s Telecommunications and Utilities Committee regarding Trenton Water Works, the City-owned regional water distribution operation.

Prepared remarks foll...

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Posted on: October 13, 2022

Federal Funds in Check, Gusciora Opens 'Chess in the Park' Program

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TRENTON, NJ - Mayor Reed Gusciora unveiled the first of 16 chess tables being installed at City parks, as a part of the Department of Recreation, Natural Resources, and Culture's 'Chess in the Park' initiative. Gusciora kicked off the activities ...

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Posted on: October 7, 2022

Trenton’s Downtown to Get $500,000 Makeover

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TRENTON, NJ – Kicking off First Friday, Trenton’s downtown monthly celebration, Mayor Reed Gusciora announced today that the South Warren Street business district would be getting a $500,000 makeover.

The funding will come from the State’s Urban Enterprise...

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Posted on: September 30, 2022

TWW Responds to State Report on Operations and Compliance

Critical water operation upgrades not reflected in report; cooperation ongoing

TRENTON, NJ – Trenton Water Works (TWW) Director Mark Lavenberg today responded to a New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) letter and report this week discus...

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Posted on: September 29, 2022

Mayor Gusciora Responds to State and Local Concerns Regarding TWW

TRENTON, NJ – Mayor Reed Gusciora issued the following statement today regarding progress made at Trenton Water Works (TWW), compliance with State agreements, and attempts by state and local officials to enact a "major shakeup" at the City-owned...

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Posted on: September 28, 2022

Department of Public Works Releases Fall Road Paving Schedule

Residents can now submit roads to be reviewed by City staff

Trenton, N.J. – The City of Trenton Department of Public Works released their Fall paving schedule today. A list of roads to be paved is below, and will be available and updated at trentonnj.org/p...

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Posted on: September 27, 2022

Mayor, NJDOT, and Legislative Leaders Announce Route 129 Pedestrian Safety Improvement Project

129 Pedestrian Safety Improvement Project

Trenton, N.J. – Mayor Reed Gusciora joined New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) Deputy Commissioner Joe Bertoni and the New Jersey 15th Legislative District representatives State Senator Shirley K. Turner, Assemblywoman Verlina Reynolds-Jackson...

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Posted on: September 22, 2022

Choice Neighborhood Plan Wins NJ Future’s Smart Growth Award

Trenton Housing Authority, City Housing Department, and Isles worked in partnership on major redevelopment plan

TRENTON, NJ (September 19, 2022) – The North Trenton / Battle Monument Choice Neighborhood Transformation Plan is one of six projects selected t...

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Posted on: September 21, 2022

Mayor Unveils Montgomery Street Plaza Restoration at Ribbon Cutting

Montgomery Street Plaza

TRENTON, N.J. – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora ceremoniously cut the ribbon at the completed rehabilitation of Montgomery Street Plaza this week. Connecting historic city landmarks to the Mill Hill neighborhood, the plaza adds to the list of Trenton's historic si...

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Posted on: September 14, 2022

D&R Phase 1 Public Meeting

D & R Phase 1 Public Meeting

The City of Trenton will host a public meeting later this month to present the final design of the D&R Greenway Connector project.  This 1.2-mile-long project will consist of a series of bicycle lane enhancements in downtown Trenton, the addi...

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Posted on: August 31, 2022

Homicides and Shootings Decline in New Jersey’s Capital City

TRENTON, NJ – Mayor Reed Gusciora announced today that the City of Trenton has made significant progress in reducing violent crime, specifically gun-related homicides, through collaborative initiatives and social intervention efforts.

The Gusciora administ...

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Posted on: August 26, 2022

Menendez, Booker Announce Over $220K to Protect Trenton’s Firefighters

JERSEY CITY, N.J. – U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker (both D-N.J.) today announced $226,939.92 in federal Assistance to Firefighter Grant (AFG) funding to improve safety and operations in Trenton’s fire departments. The AFG program is a...

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Posted on: August 24, 2022

Trenton-Based Scientists Tackle Testing at TWW's Century-old Reservoir

Trenton-Based Scientists Tackle Testing at TWW's Century-old Reservoir

TRENTON, NJ – After relocating their headquarters to the Capital City, Trenton Water Works is working with Princeton Hydro to conduct enhanced water-quality monitoring at the 123-year-old Pennington Avenue Reservoir.

In service since 1899, the reservoir ho...

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Posted on: July 7, 2022

Trenton Launches ARP Subrecipient Programs

TRENTON, N.J. – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora today announced the City’s next phase of its American Rescue Plan program – two funds of $2,000,000 each – one for not-for-profit projects and one for small, for-profit businesses.

"On March 11, 2021, the White H...

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Posted on: June 30, 2022

Trenton Fire and Emergency Services Becomes Autism Certified to Better Assist Community

TRENTON, N.J. –  Mayor W. Reed Gusciora today announced that Trenton Fire and Emergency Services has earned the Certified Autism Center™ (CAC) designation granted by the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBC...

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Posted on: June 2, 2022

City of Trenton and Princeton Hydro Celebrate the Opening of New Headquarters

Engineering & design firm moves to Trenton's historic Roebling Carpentry Shop

TRENTON, N.J. –  Mayor W. Reed Gusciora last week celebrated the opening of Princeton Hydro's new office headquarters in the historic Roebling Carpentry Shop (Buildi...

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Posted on: June 2, 2022

Mayor Gusciora Announces the Opening of Jennings Village

100% affordable housing development named civil rights icon Edith Mae Savage-Jennings

TRENTON, N.J. –  Mayor W. Reed Gusciora last week announced the opening of Jennings Village, a high-quality and affordable housing complex, to the residents of t...

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Posted on: May 16, 2022

Mayor Gusciora Establishes Largest Public Safety Advisory Committee in New Jersey

Citizens' panel will advise Mayor and Council in reports issued every six months; subcommittees to address particular needs in the community

TRENTON, N.J. – Today, Mayor W. Reed Gusciora established the largest public safety advisory committee in New Jerse...

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Posted on: May 3, 2022

Old Eagle Tavern - RFP

The City seeks to identify Respondents with the ability and capacity to lease, design, permit and commence redevelopment of the Old Eagle Tavern. The City is seeking proposals that incorporate any available use of the site with preference toward...

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Posted on: April 23, 2022

Mayor Gusciora Applauds First Step in Downtown Redevelopment

State Authority Approves Potential Redevelopment of Former Taxation Building in the Heart of Downtown Trenton by TerraCycle US

TRENTON, N.J. – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora issued the following statement today after the Capital City Redevelopment Corporation (CCR...

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Posted on: February 18, 2022

City of Trenton Requests Proposals to Redevelop Historic Roebling Block 2

Trenton, N.J. – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora today announced that based on renewed interest in the area, the City has issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) to solicit redevelopment plans for Roebling Block 2, a famous industrial complex in Trenton that dates back...

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Posted on: March 2, 2022

Recent Street Crimes Enforcement Seizes Multiple Guns, Thousands of Doses of Dangerous Narcotics

Cases include TPD Officers Uncovering Gun Stash, Investigating Resident and Business  Quality of Life Complaints and Seizing ATVs Operating Illegally Within City Limits

Trenton, N.J. – Police Director Steve E. Wilson today announced that the Trent...

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Posted on: January 20, 2022

Trenton Police Department Aids in Delivery of Homelessness and Addiction Services

Trenton, N.J. – Police Director Steve E. Wilson today announced another successful joint operation with Recovery Advocates of America along with several recent weapon and drug enforcement actions, resulting in the seizure of two handguns, more than 5,600 ...

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Posted on: January 19, 2022

City of Trenton Launches its First Neighborhood Health Clinic

First Neighborhood Health Clinic

Trenton, N.J. – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora today announced that the City of Trenton has opened its first neighborhood health clinic to provide vaccines, check-ups, and other critical health services at 828 N. Olden Ave Suite 2 in Trenton.

The facility is curre...

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Posted on: January 11, 2022

Trenton Water Works Removes 25 Percent of Lead Pipes throughout its Service Area

TWW Lead Line Service Replacement Program

Water Utility on Track to Remove Another 1,200 Lead Services in 2022

Trenton, N.J. – Trenton Water Works (TWW), the 200-year-old public water system operated by the City of Trenton, has removed 25 percent of lead services (lead pipes) from its water-distri...

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Posted on: December 1, 2021

Trenton Unveils New Signs Directing Residents and Visitors to More than Three Dozen Eateries...

Trenton Unveils New Signs Directing Residents and Visitors to More than Three Dozen Eateries in the Chambersburg Restaurant District

Project Updates Signs of the Past to Reflect Trenton’s Culinary Present

Trenton, N.J. – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora toda...

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Posted on: November 22, 2021

Gusciora: Videos of Mothers of Gun Violence Victims Deliver Powerful Message to “Put the Guns Down!”

Put the Guns Down

Trenton, N.J. – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora today announced the release of two powerful videos recorded during a prayer vigil on the front steps of City Hall on Oct 30, 2021, featuring local pastors, mothers of gun violence victims, and the Mom's Demand Action...

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Posted on: November 29, 2021

City of Trenton Hosting Follow-Up Construction Contractor Training Session Next Week

Trenton N.J. – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora today announced that the City will be hosting a follow-up local contractor training information session at City Hall next week on how to navigate the City's procurement process.

The session will take place on Wednesday...

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Posted on: November 24, 2021

Trenton Police Officers Begin Executing New De-Escalation Training Out in the Field

Trenton, N.J. – Acting Police Director Steve E. Wilson today announced that Trenton Police officers have successfully begun integrating new state training into their de-escalation efforts to help take suspects into custody without anyone being harmed.&...

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Posted on: November 15, 2021

City of Trenton Approves Critical $10 Million Emergency Radio System Overhaul

Trenton, N.J. – During a special meeting at noon today, Trenton City Council approved a proposal to move Trenton radio operations to N.J. State Police frequencies and provide $10.1 million to upgrade the City’s entire emergency radio system with state-of-...

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Posted on: November 12, 2021

Trenton Police Department Performs Joint Panhandling Operation with Recovery Advocates of America

Goal is to Merge Panhandling and Drug Use Enforcement with Addiction Services

Trenton, N.J. – Acting Police Director Steve E. Wilson today announced that the Trenton Police Department (TPD) partnered with Recovery Advocates of America as part of a recent j...

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Posted on: November 9, 2021

Trenton to Receive $1.2 Million in Green Acres Grant Funding

Trenton, N.J. – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora announced today that the City of Trenton will receive $1.2 million in Green Acres support to help fund the Amtico Square redesign project, which will turn a former dumping site into a soccer field, skatepark, and oth...

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Posted on: November 7, 2021

Trenton to Receive $1.3 Million in Municipal Aid Grant Awards from NJDOT

Trenton, N.J. – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora announced today that the City of Trenton will receive more than $1.3 million in state grant funding to make long-overdue repairs to Greenwood Ave and Chestnut Ave. 

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Posted on: November 7, 2021

Trenton Police Department Launching Explorer Program for Youth Interested in Law Enforcement Careers

Trenton, N.J. – Acting Police Director Steve E. Wilson today announced that the TPD is bringing back its Explorer Program, which gives teenagers and young adults the opportunity to experience what it’s like to work in law enforcement while learning import...

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Posted on: November 7, 2021

October Police Crackdown on Illegal Firearms Results in 44 Guns Seized

Trenton, N.J. – Acting Police Director Steve E. Wilson today announced arrests and gun seizures involving 15 defendants since Oct. 15, 2021, bringing the total number of illegal guns recovered by law enforcement in Trenton for the month of October to 44, ...

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Posted on: November 1, 2021

City of Trenton Launches New Tool for Residents to Report Dangerous Blight

Residents can both track current demolition projects and report urgent properties at https://trentondemolition.com/

Trenton, N.J. – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora today announced that he is expanding public input in his strategic demolition plan by creati...

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Posted on: October 15, 2021

Mayor Gusciora Presents Fourth State of the City Address

Trenton N.J. – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora today delivered his fourth State of the City Address live from City Council chambers at 5:30 p.m.

The address was broadcasted live from City Hall and is available at facebook.com/cityoftrentonnj. It's also available in...

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Posted on: October 15, 2021

City of Trenton Hosting Local Construction Contractor Training Session Next Week

City of Trenton Hosting Local Construction Contractor Training Session Next Week

Trenton N.J. – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora today announced that the City will be hosting an information session at City Hall next week to train local independent contractors on how...

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Posted on: October 12, 2021

Trenton Police Department Enrolled in State Mandated Use of Force Training

Trenton, N.J. – Acting Police Director Steve E. Wilson today announced that Trenton Police Department (TPD) officers have begun state mandated de-escalation and active bystandership training programs at Mercer County Community College.

All TPD officers mus...

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Posted on: October 11, 2021

Trenton Passes Calendar Year Transition Budget Without a Tax Increase

City on Track for an Unprecedented 30 Months Without a Local Purpose Tax Increase

Trenton, N.J. – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora announced today the adoption of a six-month budget that completes Trenton’s transition to a calendar-year cycle and secures millions fo...

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Posted on: September 29, 2021

Mayor Gusciora Releases Updated American Rescue Plan Strategy

New version incorporates City Council and community input and will be discussed on Oct. 4, 2021 webinar

Trenton, N.J. – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora today released the second version of the Trenton American Rescue Plan (ARP) proposal, which incorporates addition...

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Posted on: September 20, 2021

TWW to Replace 1.8 Miles of Water Main in Ewing Township Next Fall

Trenton, N.J. – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora today announced that Trenton Water Works (TWW) will replace approximately 1.8 miles of 16-inch water main in Ewing Township north of Princeton Avenue to Sutherland Road beginning in the fall of 2022.

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Posted on: September 20, 2021

Trenton Division of Planning Releases New Land Development Ordinance

Trenton, N.J. – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora today announced that the Trenton Division of Planning is seeking public comment on its draft Land Development Ordinance (LDO), which is the most comprehensive and impactful update for Trenton land use and development...

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Posted on: September 20, 2021

TPD Charges Trenton Man for Illegal Dumping at Amtico Square

Trenton, N.J. – Acting Trenton Police Director Steve Wilson today announced that a Trenton man was charged with illegal dumping and other offenses after an anonymous tip was reported to TPD about illegal dumping at Amtico Square.

Robert V. Phillips, 59, of...

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Posted on: September 14, 2021

Acting Police Director Wilson Announces Formation of a New Daytime Task Force

Broadened Street Crimes Strategy to Augment Existing Efforts Targeting Guns and Drugs

Trenton, N.J. – Acting Police Director Steve E. Wilson today announced the formation of a Daytime Task Force to provide additional resources to address quality of life is...

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Posted on: August 31, 2021

Trenton and TerraCycle Celebrate Property Transfer for Redevelopment

Trenton, N.J. – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora announced today the transfer of two vacant city lots on New York Ave to TerraCycle, a global waste innovation company located in 22 countries that is looking to expand its operations in the Capital City.

A closing cer...

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Posted on: August 20, 2021

Mayor Gusciora Statement on City Council Passing Cannabis Ordinance

We’re excited with City Council’s decision to pass the Cannabis Ordinance, particularly the amendments increasing the number of dispensaries to 10 and allowing businesses to operate in the downtown area, both of which were extremely important to this admi...

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Posted on: August 4, 2021

Mayor W. Reed Gusciora: Trenton Water Works Continues To Improve Its Operations

Trenton, N.J. – In addition to securing a $433,044 grant from the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities to fund a $1-million water loss project, Mayor W. Reed Gusciora today announced further progress that Trenton Water Works has made to strengthen its ope...

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Posted on: June 9, 2021

Trenton Celebrates Groundbreaking on Vessel Housing Redevelopment Project on Perry Street

Trenton, N.J. – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora today announced the start of a redevelopment project by Vessel Technologies Inc. (Vessel) on Perry Street that will turn a former city-owned vacant lot into modern, affordable, and energy efficient housing for Trento...

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Posted on: June 2, 2021

Trenton Water Works Celebrates First Water and Sewer Job Training Graduating Class

14 New Students to Enroll This Month

Trenton, N.J. – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora and Department of Water and Sewer Director Mark A. Lavenberg today announced the first graduating class of the Trenton Water Works (TWW) job training program, which is a joint effo...

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Posted on: May 21, 2021

Members of Trenton Cycling Revolution Commute By Bike with Mayor Gusciora to City Hall

Trenton, N.J. – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora today kicked off National Bike to Work Day with members of Trenton Cycling Revolution during a City Hall bike commute in downtown Trenton.Mayor Gusciora was joined by Jacque Howard, President of Trenton Cycling; Will...

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Posted on: May 20, 2021

Capital City Celebrates Bike To Work Day

What: Members of Trenton Cycling Revolution will be commuting by bike with Mayor Gusciora to City Hall in downtown Trenton to celebrate National Bike to Work Day.  Visuals: Along the commute is the D&R Canal Path (part of th...

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Posted on: May 11, 2021

City of Trenton Partners with Local Influencers on Video Campaign Promoting Local Businesses

The first three videos are already live on Trenton’s Influencer Business Features Channel on YouTube

Trenton, N.J. – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora today announced that the Department of Housing and Economic Development (HED) is broadening its su...

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Posted on: May 4, 2021

City of Trenton Advances Upgrades to Trenton Basketball Courts, Assunpink Greenway Project...

Trenton, N.J. - Mayor W. Reed Gusciora announced today that following City Council approval, Trenton will advance three major recreation projects across the city, including a renovation of 14 city basketball courts, funding for a design and engineering pl...

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Posted on: April 20, 2021

Princeton Hydro To Relocate Its Headquarters To Trenton’s Historic Roebling Wireworks Carpentry Shop

A significant economic development milestone for the city, the redevelopment of this historic site by Hx2 Development will begin this Spring and features historic architecture and state-of-the-art finishes by Trenton Architecture and Planning firm Clarke ...

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Posted on: March 30, 2021

Gusciora Administration Presents Amended Budget with No Tax Increase

Trenton, N.J. - Mayor W. Reed Gusciora announced today that following an extensive budget review with the N.J. Department of Community Affairs (DCA), his administration has developed an amended budget that will not increase taxes for the 2021 fiscal year....

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Posted on: March 25, 2021

City of Trenton to Receive $73.8 Million in Direct Federal Aid

Gusciora Administration Forming Advisory Committee to Evaluate Project Proposals

Trenton, N.J. - Mayor W. Reed Gusciora announced today that following the passage of the American Rescue Plan, the City of Trenton will assemble a committee of city officials,...

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Posted on: March 18, 2021

Gusciora Administration Celebrate First Ever Water Job Training and Apprenticeship Program

20 Employees will be Enrolled in the Program by June 2021

Trenton, N.J. - Mayor W. Reed Gusciora and Trenton Water Works (TWW) Director Mark A. Lavenberg today announced a second semester of the TWW Training and Apprenticeship Program (TAP), which for the ...

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Posted on: February 18, 2021

Trenton to Launch Electric Vehicle Solution to Improve Transportation Access and Public Health

Trenton, N.J. - The City of Trenton, in collaboration with Isles Inc., a nonprofit community development and environmental organization that works to foster self-reliance and healthy, sustainable communities, will soon launch a multi-service electric vehi...

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Posted on: February 8, 2021

City of Trenton Launches Digital Employment Application Portal

Trenton, N.J. - Mayor W. Reed Gusciora announced today that the City of Trenton has fully digitized its job applications as part of ongoing efforts to improve access to city services and minimize exposure to COVID-19.

- This service was made possible throu...

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Posted on: February 4, 2021

Gusciora Administration Launches Housing Rehabilitation Grant Program

TRENTON URGENT REHABILITATION PROGRAM

Trenton, N.J. - Mayor W. Reed Gusciora today announced the launch of the Trenton Urgent Rehabilitation Program (TURP), which provides up to $5,000 to qualifying homeowners in need of an urgent or accessibility-related repair and $1,000 for lead service li...

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Posted on: January 13, 2021

Mayor Gusciora Announces Second Youth Advisory Council to Start Spring 2021

Trenton, N.J. – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora today announced the launch of his second Youth Advisory Council, which will work with middle and high school students from all four Trenton wards on various initiatives throughout the year.

The Mayor's Youth Advisory ...

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Posted on: December 21, 2020

TWW to Seek City Council Approval for State Funding to Remove More Lead Services

Trenton, N.J. — Trenton Water Works, the city-owned public water system that serves nearly a quarter-million consumers in five municipalities in Mercer County, will seek City Council approval on December 22 to accept $15 million in funding from the New Je...

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Posted on: December 10, 2020

First Virtual Public Auction for City-Owned Properties Breaks Previous Record

372 Participants Bid on All 49 Listed Properties through New Online Portal, Including Tenant Who Placed Winning Bid on Rental Property

Trenton, N.J. – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora today announced the successful completion of Trenton’s first virtual auction, whic...

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Posted on: December 7, 2020

Mayor Gusciora Celebrates the Opening of Renovated Martin Luther King Jr. Playground

Trenton, N.J. – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora and Recreation and Natural Resources Director Maria Richardson today announced the completion of the newly renovated Martin Luther King Jr. playground and picnic grove at 679 Southard Street.

The playground renovation...

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Posted on: November 3, 2020

Trenton State of the City Address Moved to Nov. 9, 2020

Trenton N.J. – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora will now deliver his third State of the City Address virtually at Trenton Central High School on Monday, Nov. 9, 2020, at 6:30 p.m.

Residents can watch the Mayor’s speech on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/cityoft...

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Posted on: October 28, 2020

City of Trenton Launches New Job Creation Loan Program for Trenton Businesses

Trenton, N.J. – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora today announced that Trenton businesses that want to expand or have lost workers due to COVID-19 can now access Trenton's new Job Creation Loan Program, which provides low-interest loans to help hire more employees.

T...

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Posted on: October 16, 2020

City of Trenton and East Trenton Collaborative Win HCDNNJ Award

Mayor Gusciora along with DPW employees and ETC staff

Trenton, N.J. – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora today announced that the Housing & Community Development Network of New Jersey (HCDNNJ) awarded the City of Trenton and East Trenton Collaborative (ETC) the “Outstanding Municipal Partner - Redevelopment” award a...

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