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Posted on: October 23, 2020

Mayor Gusciora and Trenton Community Leaders Organize a Community Voting March for Tomorrow

Trenton, N.J. – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora, North Ward District 5 Committeewoman Crystal Feliciano, and Bernard McMullan, President of the Trenton Council of Civic Associations, will host the “Trenton’s March to the Ballot Box&am...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: October 21, 2020

State of the City Address Postponed to Nov. 5, 2020

State of the City Address

Out of respect for the Perez family, whose children were victims of gun violence in the East Ward on Tuesday evening, Mayor W. Reed Gusciora is rescheduling his virtual State of the City address originally planned for tomorrow evening. Our prayers and sym...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: October 21, 2020

Press Conference, Mayor's Statement Concerning Last Night's Shooting that Left Two Dead

What: Press Conference discussing the latest in a double homicide late Tuesday night that claimed the lives of two brothers - one 16, the other 8 years old - at their home on the 200 block of Mulberry Street.This event will exercise social distancing in a...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: October 16, 2020

City of Trenton and East Trenton Collaborative Win HCDMMJ 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 - Re...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: October 13, 2020

Trenton Re-entry Office to Host Job Fair at City Hall Tomorrow

Trenton, N.J. – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora today announced that the Office of Returning Citizens (ORC) will host a job fair tomorrow, Oct. 14, 2020, from 10:00 a.m. through 1:00 p.m. at the Trenton City Hall Parking lot on 319 E. State Street.

The fa...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: October 10, 2020

Trenton Animals Rock and Mayor Gusciora to Host Adoption Event Today at Mill Hill Park

What: Non-profit organization Trenton Animals Rock and Trenton Mayor W. Reed Gusciora will hold an adoption event at the historic Mill Hill Park in the North Ward to announce an upcoming micro-chipping clinic and soon to be established animal food pantry ...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: October 8, 2020

Trenton Mayor W. Reed Gusciora Will Deliver His State of the City Address on October 22

Trenton N.J. – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora will deliver his third State of the City Address virtually at Trenton Central High School on Thursday, October 22, 2020, at 6:30 p.m. Residents can watch the Mayor’s speech on Facebook at www.faceb...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: September 23, 2020

Trenton Announces New Office of Returning Citizens to Help Formerly Incarcerated Residents

Trenton, N.J. – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora announced today the launch of a new Office of Returning Citizens (ORC), which will help formerly incarcerated Trenton residents secure employment opportunities, professional development training, and housin...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: October 1, 2020

Mayor Gusciora Statement on City Council’s Resolution to Remove Law Director John Morelli

We intend to keep John Morelli in place as Law Director until the N.J. Department of Community Affairs makes a decision about his status pursuant to Trenton’s Memorandum of Understanding with the State of New Jersey. John has been an exemplary c...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: October 1, 2020

TWW Will Flush Water Mains in the Mercerville Area of Hamilton Township

Trenton, N.J. — To maintain high water quality, Trenton Water Works (TWW) will conduct routine flushing of water mains in the Mercerville area of Hamilton Township from October 1 to October 9.

“TWW water-distribution system personnel wi...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: September 29, 2020

Mayor Gusciora Vetoes Municipal Election Date Change Ordinance

Trenton, N.J. – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora announced today that he has vetoed City Ordinance 20-51, which would move the City of Trenton’s nonpartisan regular municipal elections from May to November, starting in 2022. 

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Mayor’s Veto Message News & Announcements
Posted on: September 22, 2020

City of Trenton Breaks Ground on Historic Jackson Street Bridge Rehab Project

Trenton, N.J. –Mayor W. Reed Gusciora today held a groundbreaking event to launch the rehabilitation of the Jackson Street Bridge, which currently connects Mill Hill Park with the Mill Hill neighborhood.

“We are proud to partner with th...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: September 23, 2020

TWW Launches Two-Year Project to Paint Fire Hydrants

Trenton, N.J. — Trenton Water Works will be painting 3,501 fire hydrants in its five-municipality service area over the next 24 months, weather permitting.

 

"We are improving the quality of TWW's fire hydrants for effective...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: September 22, 2020

NJDEP Drinking Water Flushing Guidance for Restoring Water Quality in Buildings With Low or No Use

NJDEP is prompting building owners and businesses to take appropriate steps to prevent drinking water quality problems prior to re-entry into buildings after an emergency or other unforeseen challenge that resulted in low or no use. The internal plumbing ...

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Additional Info... News & Announcements
Posted on: September 18, 2020

Art All Day & Trenton Ciclovia to bring safe, in-person “Open Studios, Open Streets” Event

Trenton, N.J. – Art All Day and Trenton Ciclovia are partnering for an event on Saturday, September 19th from noon to 6 p.m., which will balance safety with the Trenton community’s need for fun and creative activities. The event will f...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: September 17, 2020

Trenton Health Director to Step Down in October

Former Health Director Appointed in Interim Pending National Search for Replacement

Trenton, N.J. – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora announced today that Director Shakira Abdul-Ali of the Trenton Health and Human Services Department will be stepping down f...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: September 9, 2020

Capital City Receives Bloomberg Philanthropies Funding for Transit Center Art & Safety Project

Trenton is One of 16 Cities Selected for Nationwide Program 

Trenton, N.J. – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora today announced that Trenton was awarded $25,000 from Bloomberg Philanthropies for the “Stepping into Tomorrow” art p...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: September 8, 2020

Capital City Concludes First Youth Council in a Decade

Youth Council Winter 2020

Trenton, N.J. – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora today announced the successful completion of Trenton’s first Youth Council in more than a decade, which gathered input from students representing all four Trenton wards on various city initiatives...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: September 4, 2020

Statement from Trenton Police Department Director Sheilah A. Coley

Statement from Trenton Police Department Director Sheilah A. Coley on the State Attorney General’s Release of Video Regardingthe April 3 Incident with Stephen A. Dolceamore

This tragic incident illustrates why the Trenton Police Department must c...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: September 4, 2020

Trenton Community Leaders Organize a Community Painting Project on Saturday, September 5

Trenton, N.J. — North Ward District 5 Committeewoman and city activist Crystal Feliciano has partnered with the Trenton Chapter of the NAACP, the City of Trenton, and local artists to present Project Making Our Visions Evident (M.O.V.E.), a cele...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: September 4, 2020

Trenton Seeks to Address Urban Blight Through $244,000 Demolition Project

Trenton, N.J. – The City of Trenton seeks to award a $243,687 contract to demolish eight abandoned properties throughout the City to address urban blight under the Neighborhood Redevelopment and Revitalization Program (NRRP).

The State of New Jer...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: September 3, 2020

Gusciora: City to Add More COPS Through DOJ Community Policing Grant Program

Trenton, N.J. – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora announced today that the City of Trenton and the Trenton Police Department (TPD) have been awarded $1.25 million in competitive federal grant funds from the U.S. Department of Justice Office of Community Or...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: September 1, 2020

Mayor Gusciora Signs Supreme Court Brief in Support of Nondiscrimination Protections

Trenton, N.J. – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora announced today that he has joined more than 160 other mayors, cities, and local governments in asking the Supreme Court to rule in favor of upholding nondiscrimination requirements regulating government co...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: August 31, 2020

Trenton to Consider Becoming Just Second City in New Jersey to Rollout 5G

Trenton, N.J. – The City of Trenton announced today that it will consider proposals to deploy 5G small cell networks throughout the city, giving it a state-of-the-art internet infrastructure that will not only benefit Trenton residents, students...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: August 27, 2020

Gusciora: City to Consider Purchase and Development of Dormant Westside Plaza

Trenton has been paying $42,000 a month for empty plaza since 2009

Trenton, N.J. – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora today announced a plan to develop new city services and commercial opportunities by purchasing the Westside Plaza at 215 North Hermitage Str...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: August 27, 2020

Local Officials Team Up to Organize a Back to School Bash at Arm and Hammer Park on Saturday

Trenton, N.J. — Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo Onofri has teamed up with Mayor W. Reed Gusciora, Trenton Police Director Sheilah A. Coley, State Senator Shirley Turner, Mercer County Sheriff Jack Kemler, Capital Health, the Capital City Communi...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: August 27, 2020

Mayor Gusciora Hosting Tour of Westside Plaza to Discuss Plans to Purchase and Renovate Vacant Site

What: Mayor W. Reed Gusciora will host a tour of the notorious Westside Plaza, which has long been a financial burden on the city since the poorly-conceived leasing agreement was signed back in 2009. Despite paying over $42,000 a month, the city receives ...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: August 21, 2020

Mayor Gusciora Requests Additional Trenton Drop Boxes for November 2020 General Election

Drop Box

Trenton, N.J. – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora today asked the Mercer County Board of Elections to add five additional secure drop boxes within Trenton in preparation for the upcoming general election on Nov. 3, 2020.

“During the July 2020 prim...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: August 14, 2020

Three Middle-School Students Donate 1,530 Protective Masks to Capital City

Trenton, N.J. – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora and Recreation and Natural Resources Director Maria Richardson today thanked Valentina Funari Ferri, 12, of Skillman, N.J., Luisa Buss, 13, of Princeton, N.J., and Olivia Trochu, 12, of Skillman for donatin...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: August 9, 2020

Trenton To Deploy Additional Law Enforcement Officers Throughout the City

Trenton, N.J. – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora, Police Director Sheilah Coley, and Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo J. Onofri met this morning following a double homicide in South Trenton to plan the deployment of additional Mercer County law enforcement...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: August 6, 2020

Princeton Alliance Church Donates 1,000 Smoke Detectors to Capital City

Trenton, N.J. – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora and Fire and Emergency Services Director Derrick J.V. Sawyer today thanked the Princeton Alliance Church for graciously donating 1,000 smoke detectors to the City of Trenton.

“We are grateful for P...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: August 4, 2020

PSE&G and Trenton Service Crews Still Working to Restore Service, Clear Trees

Shelter Available Tomorrow for Residents Still without Power

Trenton, N.J. – While Tropical Storm Isaias has already passed through Trenton, 6,400 of our residents still don’t have electricity.

The City of Trenton is in constant contact ...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: August 3, 2020

Trenton Tropical Storm Advisory

Update, 08/04/20 5:30AM: Trenton City Hall and other municipal offices will be open for business on Tuesday, August 4th. Any change in hours of operation will be posted here.  

Trenton, N.J. – The National Weather Service has issued a Tr...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: July 30, 2020

Mayor Gusciora Welcomes Large-Scale Affordable Housing Project to North Trenton

Groundbreaking

Administration’s Success in Unfreezing Federal Grants Helped Bridge Funding Gap

Trenton, N.J. – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora today held a groundbreaking event to showcase Trenton’s latest housing project, which will create 72 units ...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: July 29, 2020

Statement by Mayor W. Reed Gusciora on the Passing of Trenton Police Sgt. Daniel Pagnotta III

Sgt. Daniel Pagnotta III

It is with a heavy heart that I announce the passing of Trenton Police Sgt. Daniel Pagnotta III. Dan, who passed away in Plainsboro on Wednesday morning, was a devoted husband and father of two who loved soccer and making people laugh. Beloved by everyone...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: July 28, 2020

Mayor Gusciora Urges Trenton Businesses to Pursue State Small Business Lease Relief Program

City Resources Also Available for Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

Trenton, N.J. – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora today encouraged Trenton businesses impacted by the COVID-19 crisis to explore the Small Business Lease - Emergency Assistance Grant Program ...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: July 26, 2020

ABC Board Meeting - Cancellation Notice

The Trenton City Council ABC Board meeting scheduled to be held on July 28, 2020 has been cancelled.

Cancellation Notice News & Announcements
Posted on: July 26, 2020

City Hall Begins COVID-19 Temperature Screening Policy Next Week

Trenton, N.J. – Starting Monday, July 27, 2020, employees and visitors must undergo temperature screening before they enter City Hall. The additional COVID-19 precautions will be in place until further notice.

On-site temperature checks will be c...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: July 17, 2020

TRENTON HEAT ADVISORY

Hot Weather

The National Weather Service has indicated that heat index values may approach 100 degrees on Sunday afternoon and Monday afternoon. Heat index values may reach 100 to 105 degrees on Tuesday afternoon. We encourage residents to drink plenty of fluids, avo...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: July 15, 2020

Hetzel Pool Groundbreaking Ceremony Kicks-Off Nearly $1 Million Project

Hetzel Groundbreaking

Trenton, N.J. – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora today held a groundbreaking ceremony to commemorate the next phase of the Hetzel Pool restoration project, which will demolish and rebuild the parking lot at 190 North Olden Avenue over the next 90 days.

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News & Announcements
Posted on: July 15, 2020

Police Director Coley and Citizen Jeannine LaRue Team Up to Launch Radio Show

Police Director Sheilah A. Coley and Jeannine LaRue

Trenton, N.J. — Trenton Police Director Sheilah A. Coley, a 30-year law enforcement veteran, will debut a weekly call-in radio show on WBCB 1490 AM radio called "Police and Community with Trenton Police Director Sheilah Coley." Jeannin...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: July 14, 2020

COVID-19 REOPENING PLAN

The objective of this report is to prepare the City of Trenton to resume full operations while protecting the well-being and safety of their employees and its residents.The City of Trenton will establish a data-driven, and time-phased approach to reopenin...

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COVID-19 Reopening Plan News & Announcements
Posted on: July 13, 2020

Hamilton Avenue: Milling & Resurfacing

Hamilton Avenue from Rt. 129 to Chestnut Avenue is scheduled for milling and resurfacing. Work will commence on or about Tuesday, July 14, 2020 with an anticipated completion time of approximately three (3) weeks, weather permitting.

The first phase will c...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: July 10, 2020

Statement by Mayor Gusciora on Townships Joining the State of New Jersey Lawsuit Against TWW

I read with great interest and concern the letter in lieu of a brief to Mercer County Superior Court Judge Robert Lougy from Elissa Grodd Schragger, Esq., a director and attorney for Hamilton Township. I would like to take this opportunity to present fact...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: July 9, 2020

Trenton Launches Online Map and Directory to Coordinate Summer Meals Program

Food Map Screenshot

Trenton, N.J. – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora today announced the start of Trenton’s Summer Meals program and a new companion website that makes it easy to locate free grab-n-go meals for children, teens, and seniors at numerous sites across ...

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Food Map Screenshot News & Announcements
Posted on: July 8, 2020

Mayor Gusciora and Director Coley Statement on This Morning’s Stuyvesant Avenue Homicides

Trenton, N.J. – Two men were shot and killed on the 1100 Block of Stuyvesant Avenue early this morning.

“We are using every available resource to support the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office in bringing the perpetrators to ju...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: July 8, 2020

Important Information Regarding Taxes for the City of Trenton

Now that the city has finalized a budget for FY2020, taxpayers should start receiving their May 2020 tax bills starting next week, July 13, 2020. The due date for the 2020 2Q taxes has been set to August 14, 2020.

Although City Hall is still closed to the ...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: July 8, 2020

Mayor W. Reed Gusciora Appoints Mark Lavenberg Acting Director of the Department of Water and Sewer

Mark Lavenberg

Trenton, N.J. — Advancing his commitment to return Trenton Water Works (TWW) to its position as a leading public-water system in the U.S., Mayor W. Reed Gusciora today announced his appointment of Mark Lavenberg as Acting Director of the city&am...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: July 7, 2020

Statement from City of Trenton Mayor W. Reed Gusciora on Chambersburg Columbus Statue

Statement from City of Trenton Mayor W. Reed Gusciora on Chambersburg Columbus Statue

The current national debate on racial justice has led to a long-overdue examination of how we honor our past, including our statues, monuments, and the names of our parks...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: July 1, 2020

Trash Collection - Suspension

There will be NO trash collection on Friday, July 3rd (City Official Holiday) and NO trash collection on Saturday, July 4th (National Holiday).  Please do not put your trash out for collection on either of these days.

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News & Announcements
Posted on: July 1, 2020

Trenton City Clerk’s Office Releases 2020 Primary Election Covid-19 Polling Location Information

July 7, 2020 Primary is Mostly Vote-by-Mail

Trenton, N.J. – The Trenton City Clerk’s office today released information for the July 7, 2020 primary, including mail-in-ballot instructions and polling machine locations for registered vote...

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Polling Locations News & Announcements
Posted on: July 1, 2020

Trenton Creates First LGBTQ Liaison Position Within Office of Citizen Concerns

Trenton, N.J. – As LGBTQ Pride Month comes to a close, Mayor W. Reed Gusciora today announced the creation of an LGBTQ Liaison position to better assist Trenton’s LGBTQ residents and advocate for policies that support their community.

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Executive Order News & Announcements
Posted on: June 30, 2020

Notice: Public Defender Office

What:

In order to foster more productive virtual court hearings the Public Defender office requires their clients to contact the office.

All individuals who believe they have the Public Defender; may have applied for the Public Defender or wish a Public Def...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: June 26, 2020

Mayor Gusciora Welcomes Rainbow ‘Trenton Makes’ Bridge for Pride Month

Trenton, N.J. - In honor of Pride month, the Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission will have the “Trenton Makes The World Takes” message on the Lower Trenton Bridge lit with rainbow colors from June 25, 2020 through June 29, 2020...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: June 24, 2020

W. Reed Gusciora: City’s Parking Meters Will Resume on June 29

Trenton, N.J. — As the city continues to reopen, Mayor W. Reed Gusciora announced today that parking enforcement from the city’s parking kiosks and parking meters would resume on Monday, June 29.

"We temporarily suspended enforceme...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: June 19, 2020

Statement from City of Trenton Mayor W. Reed Gusciora on the Supreme Court DACA Ruling

The Supreme Court’s decision to preserve the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is an incredible victory for our country and our city. Trenton has long been a colorful tapestry woven with diverse and vibrant cultural threads. ...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: June 17, 2020

Trenton Offers Grant Program to Help Businesses Pay for Riot Damage to Doors, Gates and Windows

Trenton, N.J. — Mayor W. Reed Gusciora announced today that the city’s Department of Housing and Economic Development (HED) is offering $5,000 grants to eligible businesses to help pay to repair or replace doors, gates and windows dama...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: June 15, 2020

Mayor Gusciora and Greater Trenton Announce Loan Program to Help Businesses Fund Operations...

Trenton, N.J. — Mayor W. Reed Gusciora today announced a strategic partnership with Greater Trenton, Inc., a nonprofit organization that supports economic revitalization. The new Businesses Helping Businesses program will provide 2% interest loa...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: June 15, 2020

Statement by City of Trenton Mayor W. Reed Gusciora on the Supreme Court’s Ruling

The Supreme Court has previously ruled that we must be a colorblind society and gender-neutral when it comes to employment. In a decisive decision, the Supreme Court ruled that those protections extend to gays and transgender workers.

I am pleased that the...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: June 11, 2020

Testing Site Update

There will be no ward testing on Monday, June 15, 2020. Testing will resume on Tuesday, June 16, 2020, East Ward will be tested at 10 AM and South Ward will be tested at 12PM.

News & Announcements
Posted on: June 11, 2020

Mayor W. Reed Gusciora Lifts Temporary Trenton Curfew and Implements Ongoing Curfew for Minors

Trenton, N.J. — Guided by the advice and support of the Trenton chapter of the NAACP and leaders from the communities of faith, government, education and business, Mayor W. Reed Gusciora lifted the curfew today that was put in place on April 6.

E...

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Amended Declaration of Emergency News & Announcements
Posted on: June 10, 2020

City of Trenton Releases Report on COVID-19 Testing, Outlining Its Response and Testing Statistics

Trenton N.J. – The City of Trenton (the City) today released a 36-page report titled “COVID-19 Trenton Testing Status Report,” which outlines the Gusciora administration’s strategy to reduce the spread of COVID-19. ...

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COVID-19 Trenton Testing Status Report News & Announcements
Posted on: June 9, 2020

City Hall in Trenton, New Jersey Shines Bright in Solidarity and Justice for George Floyd

Joining other cities across America, City of Trenton Mayor W. Reed Gusciora asked that City Hall be illuminated in crimson and gold, the colors of George Floyd’s alma mater, Jack Yates High School. City Hall glows as a symbol of our solidarity i...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: June 9, 2020

Trenton Water Works Has Replaced More Than 500 Lead Services Since February

Trenton, N.J. — Trenton Water Works announced today that its Lead Service Line Replacement Program (LSLRP) has replaced more than 500 lead-service lines since the construction phase of the capital program started in February 2020.

“We h...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: June 8, 2020

New Trenton Curfew: 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Amended Emergency Declaration - Curfew - 06-08-20

Trenton, N.J. — A 10 p.m. curfew is now in place for Trenton, effective immediately and until further notice. The curfew applies to all individuals and businesses. Food establishments with drive-thru operations, take out, and deliveries must be ...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: June 6, 2020

Statement by Mayor Gusciora on Black Lives Matter and Today’s George Floyd Protest at City Hall

I am in full solidarity with those who are speaking out against the excessive use of force that led to George Floyd’s death, and I support the Black Lives Matter movement on this important issue. As we continue to protest the injustices of bad p...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: June 5, 2020

Mayor Gusciora Announces $221.4 Million Budget, Funding for Public Safety, a Community Haven,

Trenton, N.J. — Mayor W. Reed Gusciora today announced that on Thursday City Council adopted the city’s $221.4 million budget for fiscal year 2020. The budget includes $4.5 million for public safety improvements, a $750,000 matching gr...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: June 5, 2020

Tax Sale - Friday, June 26, 2020

The CITY OF TRENTON announces the sale of 2020 and prior year delinquent taxes and other municipal charges (due as of 5/10/20) through an on-line auction on June 26, 2020, 8:00 am.  For a listing of all parcels, amounts due, registration and bidd...

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Tax Sale Ad News & Announcements
Posted on: June 3, 2020

Mayor Gusciora Secures KN95 Masks for Emergency and Healthcare Personnel

Trenton, N.J. — Mayor W. Reed Gusciora announced today that on May 27 the city received a gift of an additional 140,000 KN95 masks, which are equivalent to N95 masks, and a $200,000 grant to fund the city’s Covid-19 homeless shelter fr...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: June 1, 2020

Trenton Adjusts Its Curfew to 7 PM to 6 AM

Emergency Curfew - 06-01-20

Trenton, N.J. — In light of civil unrest that occurred on Sunday evening, a 7 p.m. curfew is in place for Trenton, effective immediately. The curfew applies to all individuals and businesses. All streets and sidewalks must be clear of pedestrian...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: May 29, 2020

Statement by City of Trenton Mayor W. Reed Gusciora on the Senseless Death of George Floyd

As a human being, a son, an attorney, a municipal prosecutor, a state lawmaker, and the mayor of a racially diverse city that has played an integral role in shaping the American experience and the civil rights movement, I am outraged by the senseless deat...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: May 28, 2020

Walkway Replacement Work - Trenton Makes Bridge

TO CLOSE MONDAY & TUESDAY FOR PLANK REPLACEMENT WORK

Composite Lumber to be Installed; Pedestrians Urged to Use Calhoun Street Bridge

The walkway at the Lower Trenton (“Trenton Makes”) Toll-Supported Bridge will be closed between 9 a...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: May 27, 2020

Mayor Gusciora and Trenton Public Schools Celebrate Trenton Central High School’s Graduating Class

Trenton, N.J. — More than 400 lawn signs, each with a photo of a graduating senior, rose like a monument on the front lawn of the newly built Trenton Central High School on Chambers Street, in celebration of the high school’s graduatin...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: May 20, 2020

Mayor Gusciora Commends Trenton EMS for Invaluable Efforts

EMS Week Recognizes Front-Line Rescue Workers

Trenton N.J. – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora today commended Trenton’s Emergency Medical Service (EMS) workers for their efforts in the fight against COVID-19 in the Capital City. EMS Week...

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National Emergency Medical Services Recognition Pr News & Announcements
Posted on: May 22, 2020

Mayor Gusciora: Needed Cash Relief on the Way for Capital City Businesses

Trenton Begins Sending Checks for Revolving Loan Program

Trenton Begins Sending Checks for Revolving Loan Program

Trenton N.J. – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora announced that the City’s new small business loan program relating to the COVID-19 pandemic, has begun sending out checks to approve...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: May 21, 2020

Mayor Gusciora to Present Local Business Loan & FMBA Cookout

Trenton N.J. – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora will be presenting a ceremonial check symbolizing the first wave of vital loans being offered to Trenton businesses during this crisis. The check will be given in the Mayor’s conference room on the...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: May 19, 2020

Gusciora Welcomes Expanded Testing In Trenton

Mayor Praises NJ Health Commish Directive Eliminating Need for Prescription

Trenton N.J. – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora welcomed expanded COVID-19 testing in the Capital City with the County’s move of their Main Testing Site into Tre...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: May 18, 2020

Mayor Gusciora Condemns Weekend of Violence in City

61 Curfew Violations Issued

Trenton N.J. – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora condemned an outbreak of violence over the past weekend and pledged further police enforcement to address fears of escalating conflict in neighborhoods across the City. &a...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: May 14, 2020

Trenton Revolving Loan Program: Program Report Summary

as of May 14, 2020

69 businesses have submitted an application

4 withdrew their application

21 applications did not meet the program guidelines (i.e., not a Trenton business, outside of UEZ)

27 applications are being updated (i.e., registering for the UEZ pro...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: May 14, 2020

Turks Come to Trenton to Gift Vital PPE’s to Capital City

Trenton N.J. – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora will be on hand to receive a large donation of Personal Protection Equipment (PPEs) and meals for seniors from the Turkish American National Steering Committee (TASC) on Friday, May 15th.

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News & Announcements
Posted on: May 13, 2020

Trenton Adds COVID-19 Dashboard to City Website

Maintains Real-Time Figures on Infections, Deaths etc.

Trenton N.J. – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora urged city residents to get up-to-date information regarding efforts to combat the COVID-19 pandemic on the City’s website trentonnj.o...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: May 9, 2020

City Eases Curfew Hours

9:00 PM Curfew for Residents, 10:00 PM For Food Service

Trenton N.J. – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora announced an easing of the City’s curfew, raising it from 8:00 to 9:00 PM; and allowing drive-in businesses and delivery services unt...

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Additional Info... News & Announcements
Posted on: May 6, 2020

Vital Water Bonding Ordinances Going Up Before City Council

Would Approve Lead Line Replacements Among Other Projects

Trenton N.J. – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora’s Administration is putting up a plan for City Council approval to continue Trenton Water Works (TWW) efforts for lead service line...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: May 6, 2020

Dwayne Harris Resigning as Trenton City Clerk

Served Capital City Since Summer 2017

Trenton N.J. – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora paid tribute to City Clerk Dwayne Harris who is stepping down effective May 22, 2020. Mr. Harris has held the office for the past three years, joining the City o...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: May 4, 2020

Mayor Gusciora’s Statement on the May 2nd Council Briefing

“We simply do not have time for those that refuse to consider the collective good.”

Trenton N.J. – Please see below for Mayor W. Reed Gusciora’s statement regarding the May 2nd council briefing call.

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News & Announcements
Posted on: May 2, 2020

City Health Teams Call for Continued Steps to Limit COVID Spread

‘Need to See Downward Trend Continue’ 

Trenton N.J. – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora and the City’s Health Teams called for the need to continue social distancing measures to continue in the Capital City. T...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: May 1, 2020

Mayor Gusciora’s Statement on Anderson Funeral Home

Trenton N.J. – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora issued the following statement regarding reports that there was an accumulation of bodies at Anderson Funeral Home in the City of Trenton:

“We were first apprised of a problem of deceased p...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: May 4, 2020

Notice of Tax Sale Certificate Assignment

TAKE NOTICE that the City of Trenton proposes to assign the following tax sale certificates held by it upon the properties listed below, as assignees pursuant to N.J.S.A. 54:5-113 on May 7, 2020, unless payment in full is made to the City of Trenton Tax..

Assignment Notice News & Announcements
Posted on: May 1, 2020

Notice of Tax Sale Certificate Assignment

TAKE NOTICE that the City of Trenton proposes to assign the following tax sale certificates held by it upon the properties listed below, as assignees pursuant to N.J.S.A. 54:5-113 on or before May 7, 2020, unless payment in full is made to the City of...

Assignment Notice News & Announcements
Posted on: April 29, 2020

CDC Foundation Donates 30,000 FFP2 Masks to Capital City

Trenton N.J. – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora today thanked the CDC Foundation for generously donating 30,000 European certified high-grade protective masks to the City of Trenton to further the fight against COVID-19.

The CDC Foundation is an i...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: April 28, 2020

Greater Trenton Makes Best Buy For The City

Trenton N.J. – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora thanked Greater Trenton, the public-private economic development partner with the City, for securing 12 televisions to be used at the new Perry Street Recover Center. The TV’s wil...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: April 20, 2020

Mayor Gusciora to Tour Emergency Housing Tomorrow

Trenton N.J. - Mayor W. Reed Gusciora will be touring Trenton’s pop-up emergency housing tomorrow at the CEAS (Coordinated Entry and Assessment System) Center at 509 Perry Street. The CEAS Center, which is operated by the City, is usual...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: April 1, 2020

21st CCLC VIP Newsletter - MCCC

The main focus for our academic coaches, parents and students during this time is
“growth”. A growth mindset unlocks our ability to learn and grow especially during
challenging times.

Newsletter News & Announcements
Posted on: April 17, 2020

Mayor Gusciora’s Statement on Army Corps of Engineers

Federal Government to Bolster Capacity at St. Francis Hospital

Trenton N.J. – Yesterday, Mercer County announced that the Philadelphia District of the United States Army Corps of Engineers will be converting portions of St. Francis Medic...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: April 14, 2020

Zoning Board of Adjustment - Cancelled - 4-15-2020

Zoning Board of Adjustment - Cancelled - 4-15-2020

News & Announcements
Posted on: April 14, 2020

Chinese American Community to Deliver Vital PPE’s to Capital City

Trenton N.J. – The City of Trenton will tomorrow receive a delivery of vital Personal Protection Equipment (PPE’s) from the area’s Chinese American community. The equipment is in short supply across the United States...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: April 6, 2020

Mayor Gusciora’s Statement Regarding April 5th Shootings in Trenton

Trenton N.J. – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora has released the following statement with regard to the violence in Trenton over the past weekend:

“Yesterday was Palm Sunday, yet it was anything other than peaceful in the Capital City. I...

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Amended Declaration of Emergency News & Announcements
Posted on: April 6, 2020

Mayor Gusciora to Hold Press Conference to Address April 5th Violence

Trenton N.J. - Mayor W. Reed Gusciora will be holding a press conference today at the atrium in the Trenton Fire Department, located at 244 Perry Street in Trenton.

The conference will address the violence in the community over the past weekend, a...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: April 5, 2020

North Trenton-Battle Monument Choice Neighborhood Survey

Trenton Survey Map

North Trenton-Battle Monument Choice Neighborhood Survey

We need your help! Please take a quick survey about the North Trenton-Battle Monument Choice Neighborhood.

What is the survey for?

The Trenton Housing Authority (THA) with the City of Trenton is 1 of 4...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: March 4, 2020

FY2020-24 Five Year Consolidated Plan Community Needs Survey”

Community Outreach Survey

FY 2020-2024 Five year Consolidated Plan Community Survey

The City of Trenton is in the process of preparing its Five-Year Consolidated Plan for the period of July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2025 and FY 2020-21 Annual Action Plan.  A Consolidated Pl...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: March 24, 2020

TWW Introduces Online System to Help Customers Manage Their Accounts

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TWW Introduces Online System to Help Customers Manage Their Accounts

Trenton, N.J. — Trenton Water Works today announced a new online service that enables its customers to more conveniently manage their accounts, including using additional paymen...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: March 26, 2020

Mayor Gusciora Announces Fiscal Relief for Small Businesses

City to Begin Receiving Applications for Small Business Fiscal Relief Program

Trenton N.J. – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora is announcing the creation of the Small Business Fiscal Relief Program; a new City initiative to support local small busi...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: March 26, 2020

Environmental Review Record - Patriot Village II

This ERR includes a description of the existing environmental conditions in the
project area(s). Existing conditions are used as a baseline for assessing and
evaluating environmental impacts concerning the project(s). The environmental
assessment...

Environmental Review Record - Patriot Village II News & Announcements
Posted on: March 25, 2020

Mayor Gusciora Announces First Responder COVID-19 Testing Site

Trenton N.J. – Tomorrow, Mayor W. Reed Gusciora will be at Trenton’s newly launched COVID-19 testing site. The site, at this point, is only open to first responders serving Fire Departments, EMS, and Police Departments in Trenton. Test...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: March 25, 2020

The City of Trenton Participating in the 2020 Summer Food Service Program

July 6, 2020 to August 21, 2020

Trenton N.J. – The Summer Food Service Program is a federal program of the Food and Nutrition Services, United States Department of Agriculture. This program provides all children 18 years of age and under...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: March 20, 2020

CITY OF TRENTON ONLINE AUCTION

NOTICE  IS  HEREBY  GIVEN  the  City  of  Trenton  has  a  need  to  hold  an  onlineMunicipal  Surplus  Auctio...

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Legal Ad News & Announcements
Posted on: March 19, 2020

Board Worker Training Classes Postponed

As of Thursday, March 19, 2020 the Board of Elections has postponed all Board worker training classes for the upcoming Primary Election until further notice. Please revisit site for future updates. We are working toward keeping our board workers and const...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: March 18, 2020

Mayor Gusciora to Hold Press Conference to Address COVID-19 in Trenton

Trenton N.J. – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora will be holding a press conference today at Trenton City Hall located at 319 East State Street in Trenton, New Jersey, to address the first positive test of COVID-19 in the Capital City. 

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News & Announcements
Posted on: March 17, 2020

City Reports First Positive Test of COVID-19

Trenton N.J. – Mayor Gusciora is announcing today that the City of Trenton has had its first confirmed case of COVID-19.

The 48-year-old female has been under self-quarantine since being tested on March 11th.

“We’ve be...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: March 17, 2020

City Stands Up Emergency Operation Center

Serves as Headquarters for COVID-19 Response 

Trenton N.J. – In accordance with the City’s Emergency Operations Plan, Mayor W. Reed Gusciora issued the order to initiate the Emergency Operations Center in order to coor...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Zoning Board of Adjustment - Cancelled - 3-18-2020

Zoning Board of Adjustment - Cancelled - 3-18-2020

News & Announcements
Posted on: March 15, 2020

TWW Temporarily Suspends Some Operations Due to Coronavirus Emergency

Trenton, N.J. — Trenton Water Works announced today that it would suspend some of its operations for a period of two weeks, effective Monday, due to the Coronavirus emergency.

“We are taking this precaution to protect our employees and ...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: March 14, 2020

Mayor Gusciora Declares State of Emergency for City due to COVID-19

Proactive Measures Being Taken to Reduce Spread

Trenton N.J. – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora has declared a State of Emergency for the City of Trenton following the recent outbreak of COVID-19 throughout the Garden State.

The declaration reads a...

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Executive Order News & Announcements
Posted on: March 12, 2020

Safe Surrender Program

Due to issues surrounding COVID-19, the Safe Surrender Program has been cancelled until further notice.

Please see the attached flyer for additional information.

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Additional Info... News & Announcements
Posted on: March 10, 2020

Mayor Gusciora on COVID-19: City is Preparing to Meet Public Demands

Trenton N.J. – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora held a press conference today at 4:30 PM in the City Council Chamber to address concerns regarding the outbreak of COVID-19 in New Jersey. Interim Superintendent Dr. Robert Lee, and Emergency Manage...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: March 9, 2020

City Officials and Stakeholders Continuing to Prepare for COVID-19

City, County, State and Non-Profits Actively Cooperating

Trenton N.J. – Officials representing the City of Trenton, local non-profits, hospitals, and Trenton Public Schools (TPS) met Friday at City Hall to continue their conversation per...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: March 9, 2020

TWW to Inspect Fire Hydrants and Flush Water Mains Throughout Its System

TWW water-distribution system technician tests a fire hydrant

TWW to Inspect Fire Hydrants and Flush Water Mains Throughout Its System

Trenton, N.J. — Trenton Water Works will conduct two routine, water-industry-standard procedures in its five-municipality service area in the days ahead: inspection of fire ...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: March 2, 2020

Summer Employment Opportunities – 2020

The Department of Recreation, Natural Resources, & Culture is welcoming summer employment applications. We expect new hires to work from Monday, June 22, 2020 – Monday, September 7, 2020 operating five days a week unless otherwise noted. The...

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Summer 2020 Job Announcement Listing News & Announcements
Posted on: February 27, 2020

PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT

Important Announcement

Update: Results came in for the K-9 Influenza test and it was a negative for the flu but positive for mycoplasma. The shelter veterinarian has conducted another test for the flu to confirm with certainty that we do not have the flu in the shelter...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: February 21, 2020

Crime Statistics Report - 2018-2019

TPD

Trenton Police and Fire Departments Publish Data

Trenton N.J. –Trenton Police Department (TPD) and Trenton Fire Department (TFD) released separate annual reports on public safety within the Capital City. TPD’s report, which includes sum...

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Crime Statistics Report - 2018-2019 News & Announcements
Posted on: February 19, 2020

Trenton Water Works Rate Ordinance Presentation

Collage of Pictures related to Trenton Water and Sewer

On February 18, 2020 the City of Trenton Department of Water & Sewer presented the Fiscal Year 2020 Trenton Water Works Rate Ordinance.

Presentation News & Announcements
Posted on: February 20, 2020

Trenton Municipal Court Closing

Trenton Municipal Court sessions scheduled for this evening Thursday, February 20th @ 6:30 p.m. have been canceled. In addition, all the court sessions scheduled for Friday, February 21, 2020 at 8:30 a.m. have been canceled. The court will re-open Monday,...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: February 19, 2020

Tax Sale - March 16, 2020

Trenton City Hall

The CITY OF TRENTON announces the sale of 2019 and prior year delinquent water and sewer charges (due as of 6/30/19) through an on-line auction on March 16, 2020, 8:00 am.  For a listing of all parcels, amounts due, registration and bidding instr...

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Tax Sale Listing News & Announcements
Posted on: February 13, 2020

Census Logo Contest Winner

CENSUS Logo Contest Winner

Students from Trenton Public Schools submitted almost one hundred logos for our US Census Logo Contest.

First Place Winner

Angelica Morel Reynoso 

Grace Dunn Middle School

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Click to Enlarge Winning Logo News & Announcements
Posted on: February 12, 2020

Mayor Gusciora Announces School Board Appointment

Mayor Speaking to School Officials

Nicole Brossoie Named After Lifetime of Public Service

Trenton N.J. – Mayor Reed Gusciora is announcing the appointment of Nicole Brossoie, who serves as Chief of Public Affairs in the State of New Jersey’s Department of Childr...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: February 4, 2020

Hepatitis A&C and Influenza: Screenings and Immunizations

New Jersey Department of Health

Mayor and City Council President Detail Resources within the Capital City

Trenton N.J. – Influenza (flu) is a respiratory illness that infects the nose, throat, and occasionally, the lungs. The best way to avoid contracting the flu is to...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: February 3, 2020

Mayor Gusciora’s Statement on Brunswick Avenue Fire

Trenton Fire Department  & Truck

Fire Department Snuffed Blaze in Under Two Hours

Trenton N.J. – Trenton Fire & Emergency Services was dispatched to a three-alarm fire at 440 Brunswick Avenue at 11:20 PM. The initial report was heavy fire coming from four (4) vacant...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: January 30, 2020

Mayor Gusciora’s Statement Regarding Jan. 29th Homicide

Caring for Those Impacted ‘Will Continue to Be Our Priority’

Trenton N.J. – The Trenton Police Department (TPD) is currently investigating a homicide in the Chestnut Park neighborhood late last night. The incident is ...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: January 30, 2020

1st Quarter Tax Bills

Property Taxes

The City of Trenton 2020 1st quarter tax bills are in the process of being mailed. For homeowner’s convenience we have extended the grace period through Friday, February 21st, 2020. Payments received after 2/21/20 will accrue interest back to th...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: January 29, 2020

Interested in Applying for CDBG or ESG Grants?

Applying for Grants

The City of Trenton is hosting an RFP workshop to explain and discuss the CDBG and ESG RFP (application) and process for applying for these funds.

RFP WORKSHOP

Friday, January 31, 2020 at 12 pm

Trenton Free Public Library

120 Academy Street, Trenton NJ 08608

P...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: January 27, 2020

Update: Chinese New Year Celebration

“It is with great regret that the City of Trenton will be cancelling our Chinese New Year celebration for 2020. The decision came after unforeseen circumstances forced many of our performers and vendors to withdraw from the event over concerns r...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: January 23, 2020

Mayor Gusciora: City Finds Another Check!

Unclaimed Property Administration

Over $100,000 Back in City Coffers Over Past Year

Trenton N.J. – Mayor Reed Gusciora announced today the reclamation of over $100,000 of funds from the State of New Jersey in the past year. The money was previously left unclaimed by prio...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: January 21, 2020

Mayor Gusciora Announces Release of CDBG Funding

CDBG

Money Previously Allocated; Projects to Resume

Trenton N.J. – Mayor Reed Gusciora is announcing today the United States Department of Housing and Economic Development’s (HUD) decision to release Community Development Block Gran...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: January 17, 2020

City Council Meeting Information

City Council Chambers

Trenton City Council is scheduled to meet on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 and Thursday, January 23, 2020. The location for both meetings is Trenton City Hall, City Council Chambers. The meetings are scheduled to begin at 5:30 PM. 

Tuesday, January 21...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: January 17, 2020

Municipal Offices Closed - Monday, January 20, 2020

MLK Day

City of Trenton Municipal Offices will be closed, Monday, January 20, 2020 and will reopen Tuesday, January 21, 2020.  There will be no trash collection on Monday, January 20th. Residents and businesses are asked not to put trash out. We ask you ...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: January 17, 2020

The Trenton Youth “WIN” App Launch

The Trenton Youth WIN App Launch

City of Trenton Takes Steps to Reduce Youth Homelessness

Trenton N.J. – Mayor Reed Gusciora, on January 16 announced the launch, and demonstration of the Youth “WIN” (What I Need) mobile application in the Atrium of C...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: January 10, 2020

Mayor Gusciora Appoints Acting Water Director

Trenton Water Works Facilities

Trenton N.J. – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora is appointing David Smith as Acting Director of the Department of Water and Sewer effective immediately. The move came after Council rejected the reappointment of Steve Picco as Acting Director. Acting Direct...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: January 9, 2020

Trenton Water Works Launches Its Lead Service Line Replacement Program

Mayor Kicks Off Lead Service Line Replacement Program

Trenton, N.J. — Trenton Mayor W. Reed Gusciora today kicked off the Trenton Water Works $150-million Lead Service Line Replacement Program at the home of Jeffrey and Jane Rosenbaum in West Trenton’s Berkeley Square neighborhood. Members of City Council, a...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: January 6, 2020

Christmas Tree Pick Up Schedule

Christmas Tree Pick Up

-If your trash day is on Monday and Thursday

Tree pick up will be on Tuesday January 7th, 10th, 14th, 17th and Friday 21st, 24th, 28th, 31st

-If your trash day is on Tuesday and Friday

Tree pick up will be on Wednesday January 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th and Satur...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: January 6, 2020

Sunday Brunches and Sidewalk Cafes: Now in Trenton

Restaurant-Sidewalk-Dinner-Cafe-Dining-Table

Ordinances Aim to Benefit Consumers and Business Owners

Trenton N.J. – On Thursday, December 19th, two ordinances were passed to allow Trenton restaurants to better serve visitors and residents. The first ordinance authorized “...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: December 31, 2019

Closed for the Holiday - Municipal Offices

City of Trenton Municipal Offices will close, Tuesday, December 31st @2PM and will reopen Thursday, January 2, 2020. There will be no trash collection on Wednesday, January 1st. Residents and businesses are asked not to put trash out. We ask you to wait u...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: December 27, 2019

Mercer County Recycling Information - Holiday Schedule

Holiday Recycling Schedule

Christmas Day Collection is set for Saturday, December 28, 2019

News & Announcements
Posted on: December 23, 2019

Freedom Skate Park and Trenton Circus Squad Host “Skate Circus” Show at Roebling Wire Works

Freedom Skate Park

Trenton N.J. – The Roebling Wire Works building on South Clinton Avenue in Trenton was alive with activity this past Saturday, December 21, as youth and young adults from Trenton and the surrounding areas juggled rings, balanced on unic...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: December 23, 2019

Closed for the Holiday - Municipal Offices

Office Closed Christmas

City of Trenton Municipal Offices will close, Wednesday, December 25th and Thursday, December 26th. There will be no trash collection on either of these days. Residents and businesses are asked not to put trash out on either of these days. Municipal offic...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: December 20, 2019

Gusciora to City Council: Stop Playing Politics Over Public Health

Water Reservoir

Improvements to Drinking Water Shot-Down in Last Night’s Votes

Trenton N.J. –Mayor W. Reed Gusciora issued the following statement in response to last night’s City Council’s vote which denied the reappointment of Steven J. Picco as continued Acting Directo...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: December 17, 2019

City to Push Further Emphasis on Recreation for Youth

Bastille Day Celebration

Legislation Would re-form Department of Recreation

Trenton N.J. – Mayor Reed Gusciora announced today that Trenton City Council is poised to vote on the Administration’s proposal to re-form the Department of Recreation, Natural Resources & Cul...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: December 4, 2019

City Council to Consider Plan to Revamp Public Parks

Mill HIll Park

Trenton N.J. – Trenton City council will tomorrow consider the City's plan to refurbish parks in all four wards. The Gusciora Administration hopes to address longstanding conditions of disrepair in the over 60 public parks throughout Trenton.

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News & Announcements
Posted on: December 2, 2019

Downtown Trenton Visioning Survey

Downtown Trenton

Our Downtown Trenton is important to all of us. It’s where we learn, work, eat, socialize, and engage in cultural and civic activities. Downtown Trenton should be for everyone. BUT, is Downtown Trenton living up to its potential? What do you believe our D...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: November 25, 2019

Trenton Mayor Reed Gusciora Visited Freedom Skate Park for First “Grom-A-Rama” Board Giveaway

Freedom-HomeFront Board Giveaway

Trenton N.J. – Trenton Mayor Reed Gusciora joined a team of volunteers at Freedom Skate Park on Saturday, November 23 to provide free skateboards and lessons on the basics of skating to a group of 30 at-risk youth from the Trenton area. Freedom o...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: November 22, 2019

Freedom Skate Park Partners with HomeFront to Give Away 30 Boards to At-Risk Youth

Freedom Skate Park Partners

On Saturday, November 23, Freedom Skate Park will welcome a group of approximately 30 Trenton-area youth participating in HomeFront programs to their public, indoor skate park in the Roebling Wire Works building (675 S. Clinton Avenue, Trenton NJ) for the...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: November 21, 2019

Students Get a Glimpse of Patient Care from a First Responder’s Perspective

BSNA - Cropped

Trenton’s ‘Ride-Alongs’ Provide Valuable Experience to Aspiring RNs

Trenton N.J. – When Thomas Edison State University’s Accelerated 2nd Degree BSN Program students scramble into the passenger compartment of Trenton Fire Department’s Ladd...

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School of Nursing Partnership News & Announcements
Posted on: November 20, 2019

Trenton Firemen Receive Advanced Certifications from Federal Government

FEMA

16 Servicemen Pass FEMA Exam

Trenton N.J. – Mayor Reed Gusciora is announcing today that 16 Firefighters at the Trenton Fire Department (TFD) have successfully completed a 300-level course from the Federal Emergency Management Agency&...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: November 18, 2019

The City of Trenton Receives Prestigious Community Award

Veterans

Recognized for valuing veterans

Trenton N.J. –The New Jersey Department of Military and Veteran Affairs in conjunction with the Governor of New Jersey have awarded the City of Trenton with the “We Value our Veterans Community Award&...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: November 15, 2019

Trenton Mayor Gusciora, City Non-Profits Launch #GIVINGTRENTON Campaign

Giving

Trenton, NJ — Trenton Mayor Reed Gusciora’s proclamation of December 3, 2019 as #GivingTRENTON Day launches a citywide effort to encourage donors to support local nonprofits and keep resources in our community.

#GivingTRENTON Day builds on #Giving...

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Proclamation News & Announcements
Posted on: November 14, 2019

The City of Trenton’s Department of Health Wins $95,000 Grant

Vaccination

Trenton N.J. – The Office of Local Public Health, a division of the New Jersey Department of Health, has named the City of Trenton as one of 21 grant recipients in their “Strengthening Local Public Health Capacity Grant Operat...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: November 12, 2019

USDA to Conduct Crow Dispersal Program in City of Trenton

Crows

Trenton N.J. – At the request of the State of New Jersey, Department of the Treasury, personnel from U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service’s Wildlife Services (WS) will be conduc...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: November 8, 2019

2019 State of the City Address - Speech

State of the City Addres - 2019

Good evening. I want to thank the state and county officials who have joined us tonight; members of the clergy; Members of Trenton City Council; members of my administration; our numerous community organizations; and most importantly the residents...

Speech News & Announcements
Posted on: November 1, 2019

City of Trenton Website to Experience Downtime

Website Maintenance

The City of Trenton is in the process of upgrading our website. The last phase of these upgrades will require some downtime. Visitors to www.trentonnj.org will experience intermittent service interruptions beginning Friday evening, November 1 through Sund...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: October 1, 2019

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

  • In 2019, an estimated 268,600 new cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed in women in the U.S. as well as 62,930 new cases of non-invasive (in situ) breast cancer.
  • 62% of breast cancer cases are diagnosed at a localized stage, for which the 5-yea...
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Additional Info... News & Announcements
Posted on: October 15, 2019

Trenton Fire Department Receives Almost $100,000 in Grants

Firefighters

Department Awarded Funds to Secure River and Revamp Prevention Program

Trenton N.J. – The Trenton Fire and Emergency Services Department (TFD) has been awarded a $85,291 grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) as part of the Fede...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: October 4, 2019

Trenton250 Community Health and Wellness Plan

Trenton High Track

The Community Health and Wellness Plan is intended to provide a policy framework and action agenda for: expanding access to and the uptake of healthy foods; increasing opportunities and pursuit of physical activity; improving health literacy and access to...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: October 1, 2019

City Partnering for ‘Hanover Creative’ – Space for Community Artists

Hanover Creative - Space for Community Artists

Construction Kick-Off October 8th 

Trenton N.J. – Building on Trenton’s Creek to Canal Creative District’s vision to embrace arts based communities and economic development as catalysts of positive change and restored vitality, a trio of ...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: September 30, 2019

2019-2020 LEAF COLLECTION PROGRAM

Beginning October 28, 2019 through December 27, 2019, bagged leaf collection will take place.

Leaf Collection Schedule News & Announcements
Posted on: September 30, 2019

Trenton Housing Authority and City of Trenton Awarded $1.3 Million

Grant will Jumpstart Revamp of Donnelly Homes

Trenton N.J. – The Trenton Housing Authority (THA) and the City of Trenton have been awarded $1.3 million 2019 Choice Neighborhoods Planning and Action Grant to support the development of a c...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: September 25, 2019

Trenton Touts 3.3 Million Dollars in Bids at Land Auction

86 Properties to Go Back on Tax Rolls

Trenton N.J. – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora touted the results of the September 16th Public Property Auction as the largest and most successful in the City’s history. The 150-person council chamb...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: September 23, 2019

The City of Trenton has embarked on an update to the City’s Land Development Ordinance

The Trenton 250 LDO Update process will help to better preserve, strengthen, and protect the historic physical patterns of development that define the character of the City, direct reinvestment to targeted areas, and create new opportunities for economic ...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: September 13, 2019

Steven J. Picco is Appointed TWW Interim Director

Trenton, N.J. — Trenton Water Works announced today that Trenton Mayor W. Reed Gusciora has appointed Steven J. Picco as interim director of the Department of Water and Sewer.

Beginning Monday, Mr. Picco will continue the work of reorganizing the...

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Press Release News & Announcements
Posted on: September 4, 2019

Director Hsueh to Step Down from Trenton Water Works

Tenure Established Revamped Public Confidence in City Water Utility

Trenton N.J. – Mayor Reed Gusciora is announcing that the Director of Water and Sewer (DW&S) Dr. Shing-Fu Hsueh is stepping down from his role leading the utility ef...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: August 21, 2019

Hiring Notice: Class Ill Special Police Officer

The City of Trenton Police Department is seeking professional, qualified and energetic applicants for the position of Class Ill Special Law Enforcement Officer, who, under the direction of the Police Director, shall conduct school safety and security...

Hiring Notice News & Announcements
Posted on: August 21, 2019

Public Auction of City Owned Properties

Public Auction of City Owned Properties

Trenton, NJ – Mayor Reed Gusciora and the Department of Housing and Economic Development are excited to announce the Public Auction of City Owned Properties.

“This property auction is trul...

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Property Listing News & Announcements
Posted on: August 20, 2019

Mayor Gusciora and Councilman Harrison to Clean Roebling II

Community Volunteers Needed

Trenton N.J. – In order to spur further business interest in Trenton’s vacant Roebling Complex, Mayor Reed Gusciora and Councilman Joseph Harrison will be holding a community cleanup of the area on&a...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: August 5, 2019

Contractor Fair - August 21, 2019

The City of Trenton is seeking Qualified General Contractors and Lead Abatement Contractors who are interested in bidding on Housing Rehabilitation/Lead Abatement projects. Contractors are invited to attend an information session to lear...

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Flyer News & Announcements
Posted on: August 5, 2019

National Night Out Street Listing

2019 National Night Out Street Listing

Street Listing News & Announcements
Posted on: August 5, 2019

Public Comments Requested

PUBLIC COMMENTS REQUESTED:

As recommended by the Trenton250 master plan – to develop a prioritized strategic approach to building in and around our train station areas to increase economic activity.  The Trenton’s Transit Oriented Development Stra...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: July 30, 2019

36th Annual National Night Out

The City of Trenton will host its 36th Annual National Night Out on Tuesday, August 6, 2019, from 6PM-9PM. National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our cit...

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Registration Form News & Announcements
Posted on: July 25, 2019

Mayor Gusciora to Promote Pro-Union City Ordinance

Trenton N.J. – Mayor Reed Gusciora will be holding a press conference on the front steps of Trenton City Hall on Monday, July 29th at 11:00 a.m.

The Mayor will be promoting a proposed ordinance which, if approved by council, wou...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: July 24, 2019

Mayor Gusciora Tips Hat to Hope Grant for Interim Superintendent

Trenton N.J. – Mayor Reed Gusciora favors the appointment of Principal Hope Grant, of Trenton Central High School, to become the interim Superintendent of Trenton Public Schools (TPS).

“Principal Grant has proved herself time a...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: July 16, 2019

Mayor Gusciora Joins City Leaders From Around the World

Yearlong program provides 40 mayors with world-class executive training and coaching to help deliver results for cities

Trenton N.J. – Mayor Reed Gusciora is ready to explore the latest in leadership and management practices, as one of 4...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: July 9, 2019

City of Trenton to Hold Its First Annual Bastille Day Celebration

City of Trenton to Hold Its First Annual Bastille Day Celebration 

TRENTON, N.J. – Mayor Reed Gusciora and the City of Trenton will be hosting its first annual Bastille Day Celebration on Friday, July 12 from 4-8 p.m. on S. Warr...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: July 3, 2019

Mayor Gusciora Unveils Summer Activity Schedule

TRENTON, N.J. – Mayor Reed Gusciora announced the schedule of events from the Trenton Recreation Department for the coming months.

“We’re excited to launch our summer recreation season with a mix of new and returning ...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: July 1, 2019

2019-2020 City Council Meeting Schedule

Resolution Approving the 2019-2020 Annual Notice of Meetings of The City Council, ABC Board, and Board of Health for the City of Trenton.

Meeting Notice News & Announcements
Posted on: June 27, 2019

Mayor Gusciora Applauds Governor Murphy’s Actions on Trenton Initiatives

Trenton, NJ – Mayor Reed Gusciora applauded Governor Murphy’s signing of two priorities for Trenton: the return of the Capital City line item in the State budget and the approval of the Van Scivor project.

On Wednesday, Murphy ...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: June 25, 2019

Mayor Gusciora Swears In Cabinet Members

TRENTON, N.J. – Mayor Reed Gusciora on Tuesday officially swore in the Directors of the Housing and Economic Development, Water & Sewer, and Police departments for the City of Trenton.

“I am beyond pleased to have sworn in ...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: June 20, 2019

Art All Night 2019 a Success for Trenton

Art All Night 2019 a Success for Trenton

TRENTON, N.J. – Mayor Reed Gusciora and Artworks Trenton celebrated the success of Art All Night 2019 on Thursday, which took place on June 15-16. More than 10,000 guests attended, and more than 9...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: June 18, 2019

Mayor Gusciora’s Statement Regarding the Departure of Superintendent McDowell

TRENTON, N.J. – Mayor Reed Gusciora responded to a decision by the Trenton Board of Education and Superintendent Dr. Fredrick McDowell to part ways effective August 30, 2019.

“I wish Dr. McDowell all the best and thank him for ...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: June 18, 2019

Naloxone Available at Five Trenton Area Pharmacies

TRENTON, N.J. – Naloxone, a drug that can reverse opioid overdoses, is available at five Trenton area pharmacies on Tuesday, June 18, 2019. Patients do not need a prescription, insurance, payment, or to disclose their names. The drug is...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: June 13, 2019

Mayor Gusciora Announces Art All Night Changes

TRENTON, N.J. – Mayor Reed Gusciora, Trenton public safety officials, and Art All Night organizers announced safety procedures and logistical changes on Wednesday to Art All Night 2019, taking place Saturday and Sunday, June 15-16.

The annual cel...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: May 31, 2019

Trenton Water Works Continues the Progress

Mayor proposes three resolutions to fund significant upgrades to system

TRENTON, N.J. – Mayor Reed Gusciora’s Administration, citing continued progress with Trenton Water Works (TWW), proposed three new resolutions to be considered by t...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: May 30, 2019

Tax Sale Date June 26, 2019, 8:30 am

The CITY OF TRENTON announces the tax sale of 2019 2ND quarter and prior year delinquent taxes and other municipal charges through an on-line auction. Sale Date June 26, 2019, 8:30 am.  For a listing of all parcels, delinquencies and costs includ...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: May 30, 2019

Trenton Fire Department Performed Multiple Water Rescues Wednesday

TRENTON, N.J. – The Trenton Fire Department performed multiple water rescues on Wednesday, May 29.

Engine 9 arrived on the scene on Parkside Avenue under the canal bridge to find two cars in the water, one of which was floating in the current. Tw...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: May 29, 2019

Mayor Reed Gusciora Celebrates National Bike Month with a Ride to City Hall in Trenton

WHO:  Mayor Reed Gusciora

Trenton Cycling Revolution

Trenton Coffee House & Records

Tri-State Transportation Campaign

WHAT: Mayor Reed Gusciora joins local bicycle advocacy group, Trenton Cycling Revolution, in celebrating National Bike Month. Tr...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: May 28, 2019

Mayor Gusciora’s Statement on Monday Night Shooting

TRENTON, N.J. – At around 11:24 last night, six people were shot on the 100 block of Walnut Avenue. One person was killed.

This senseless act of violence is the latest in a seemingly endless series of shootings across our country. Trenton has fac...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: May 25, 2019

Update on Saturday Morning Shooting in Trenton

TRENTON, N.J. – On Saturday, May 25 at around 12:25 a.m., 10 people were shot on the 300 block of Brunswick Avenue. The victims were five men and five women, ages 23-36, who were gathered in a crowd near Ramoneros Liquor & Bar. At the time o...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: May 23, 2019

City of Trenton is Modernizing its Parking System

TRENTON, N.J. – The City of Trenton on Thursday began exciting changes to its parking system. All of the City’s aging parking meters will be replaced over the coming months with new parking technology, providing motorists with addition...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: May 20, 2019

Capital City Line Item Advances Through the Legislature

TRENTON, N.J. – Mayor Reed Gusciora on Monday testified before the New Jersey Assembly Appropriations Committee in support of A5210, the return of the Capital City Aid Program, which would bring $10 million to the City from the State. The progra...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: May 19, 2019

Taste Trenton - Restaurant Crawl

Join Us For A Weekend-Long Event Celebrating Food in Trenton! Over 30 Restaurants Throughout Trenton

Flyer News & Announcements
Posted on: May 16, 2019

Mayor Gusciora Announces Illegal Dumping Arrests

He warns would-be illegal dumpers of the consequences of their actions

TRENTON, N.J. – Mayor Gusciora announced on Wednesday two arrests in connection with illegal dumping that took place in Trenton on Tuesday evening.

“This should serve...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: May 14, 2019

City of Trenton awarded $20,000 sustainability grant

TRENTON, N.J. – The City of Trenton was awarded a $20,000 Sustainable Jersey grant funded by the PSEG Foundation. Four $20,000 grants, seven $10,000 grants and twenty-five $2,000 grants were distributed to municipalities in fifteen New Jersey co...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: May 14, 2019

Letter from Mayor Gusciora to City Council on the Creation of an Entertainment District

Dear Council:

As you know, there is a very important economic development proposal that is up for vote in Council this week involving the creation of an “Entertainment District” for Roebling Block III. This block, adjacent to Hamilton A...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: May 3, 2019

UPDATE: Cinco de Mayo Celebrations Canceled Due to Inclement Weather

TRENTON, N.J. – Due to forecasts of thunderstorms, both of Trenton’s Cinco de Mayo celebrations scheduled for this Friday and Sunday, May 3 and 5, have been canceled. We sincerely apologize for any disappointment and inconvenience.&...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: May 2, 2019

Trenton to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo This Weekend with Two Events

TRENTON, N.J. – The City of Trenton will be celebrating Cinco de Mayo on Friday, May 3 and Sunday, May 5.

The May 3 celebration will take place on South Warren Street between East State Street and Lafayette Street from 5-8 p.m. The May 5 event wi...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: April 30, 2019

Mayor Gusciora Selected to Attend NYU Smart Cities Conference

Mayor Joins Eight Other Mayors from around U.S. for Leadership Institute on Smart Cities

TRENTON, N.J. – Mayor Reed Gusciora will join mayors from eight other major cities around the country to attend a Mayor’s Leadership Insti...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: April 29, 2019

Mayor Gusciora's Statement on the Passing of Eunice Samuels-Lewis

TRENTON, N.J. – It is with heavy heart I inform you that our long time Court Director, Eunice E. Samuels-Lewis, passed away this past weekend in Florida. Eunice had worked for Trenton Municipal Court since 2000 and was beloved by Court staff and...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: April 26, 2019

Mayor Gusciora Announces Cook School Redevelopment Plan

TRENTON, N.J. – Mayor Reed Gusciora and Trenton City Council members welcomed developers to the former Cook Elementary School on Friday. The redevelopment project aims to bolster the Capital City Wilbur Section.

KCG Development will repurpose the...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: April 24, 2019

Mayor Gusciora, HHS Executive, NJ Health Commissioner, and Others

Announce Prescription Drug Take Back Day

TRENTON, N.J. – Mayor Reed Gusciora was joined on Wednesday by officials from the US Department of Health and Human Services, the New Jersey Department of Health, and local organizations to spread awarenes...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: April 24, 2019

Mayor Gusciora Calls for Emergency City Council Meeting to Avoid Shutdown

TRENTON, N.J. – The City of Trenton was notified by the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs that because the City Council failed to adopt the budget by April 11, the City is not authorized to make any payments, which includes payroll for ...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: April 22, 2019

Mayor Gusciora, HHS Regional Director, NJ Health Commissioner, and Others

Announce Prescription Drug Take Back Events

Who:   Trenton Mayor Reed Gusciora

Dr. Anthony Ferreri, Regional Director, US Department of Health and Human Services

Dr. Shereef Elnahal, Commissioner, New Jersey Department of Health

NJ Assemblym...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: April 22, 2019

Mayor Gusciora Appoints Sheilah Coley to Lead Trenton PD

TRENTON, NJ - Trenton Mayor Reed Gusciora announced on Monday his nomination of Sheilah Coley as the next Director of the Trenton Police Department. Coley previously served as Director and Chief of the Newark Police Department and as Public Safet...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: April 15, 2019

Mayor Gusciora Kicks Off 2019 Street Paving Season

TRENTON, N.J. – Mayor Reed Gusciora on Monday kicked off the 2019 street millings and pavings by helping to mill part of Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard at Southard Street. The City will be focusing its efforts on dozens of streets across Trento...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: April 14, 2019

Promotions & Valor Award Ceremony

You are cordially invited to join us for our Promotions & Valor Award Ceremony.

Flyer News & Announcements
Posted on: April 11, 2019

Mayor Gusciora Taps Jersey City Development Director for Key Role

TRENTON, N.J. – Mayor Reed Gusciora announced the appointment of Benjamin Delisle as the next Housing and Economic Development Director for the City of Trenton.

“I’m happy to say I am delivering on a promise I made to bring in...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: April 10, 2019

Community Forum for Recently Arrived English Language Learners

Who:  Trenton Mayor Reed Gusciora

            Representatives from the Trenton Global Academy

What:  A forum to discuss the Trenton Global Academy, a proposed program for recently arriv...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: April 10, 2019

Mayor Gusciora Rescinds Voluntary Grant Reduction, Expects full 2018 CDBG Allocation

TRENTON, N.J. – Mayor Reed Gusciora, Greater Trenton, Inc., and the New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency (NJHMFA) have reached an agreement with the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to repay HUD the final installmen...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: April 8, 2019

Subcontractor Opportunities Forum

Join us for an event to connect Small, Minority, Women, and Veteran-Owned Businesses with Construction Management Professionals who are actively recruiting SMWVBE firms to participate on state office building projects in the early stages of...

Flyer News & Announcements
Posted on: April 4, 2019

First-Time Home Buyer Event

Thinking about buying? Find out what it takes to become a homeowner!

Flyer News & Announcements
Posted on: April 2, 2019

Statements in Response to Comments Made by Officer Michael Palinczar

TRENTON, N.J. – In response to certain posts on social media by Trenton Police Officer Michael Palinczar, City leaders made the following statements:

“I am adamantly against all forms of racism and bigotry, and these types of statements...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: April 1, 2019

Mayor Gusciora Applauds New Transportation Dollars for Trenton

TRENTON, N.J. – Mayor Reed Gusciora announced on Monday that Trenton received more than $1.1 million in municipal aid from the New Jersey Department of Transportation for roadway preservation.

“This $1.1 million will help the City of Tr...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: April 1, 2019

Mayor Gusciora: Trenton to Jump Start Roebling Redevelopment

TRENTON, N.J. – Mayor Reed Gusciora announced on Monday a proposal slated to “jump start” a major redevelopment project in the historic Roebling Block II by Princetel, a fiberoptic rotary joint manufacturer, to move their Whi...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: April 1, 2019

Let's Read Let's Move

Summer Indoor Camp & Playground Drop-In Programs

Flyer News & Announcements
Posted on: March 29, 2019

Summer Employment Opportunities - 2019

The Division of Recreation is welcoming applications for employment to support 2019 Summer in the Capital City series of programs and events.

Additional Information News & Announcements
Posted on: March 28, 2019

Swearing-In Ceremony

You are cordially invited to attend the Swearing-In Ceremony of Mayor W. Reed Gusciora's Cabinet Members.

Flyer News & Announcements
Posted on: March 28, 2019

Youth Fishing Derby

-Fishing competition and prizes.
-No admission fee and fishing equipment will be provided.
-Instruction about fishing basics, safety, and fish identification.

Additional Info... News & Announcements
Posted on: March 25, 2019

Mayor Gusciora Welcomes Isle of Jersey Delegation

WHO: Trenton Mayor Reed Gusciora

            Recreation, Natural Resources, and Culture Director Maria Richardson

            Other Guests

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News & Announcements
Posted on: March 20, 2019

Statement from Mayor Gusciora on Adult-Use Marijuana Legislation

TRENTON, N.J. – As Mayor of the City of Trenton as well as an original sponsor of the bill permitting adult-use marijuana, I wholeheartedly support such legislation currently under consideration by the NJ Senate (S2703) and Assembly (A4497). The...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: March 18, 2019

Capital City Aid Passes Committee Following Gusciora's Testimony

Trenton Mayor Reed Gusciora spoke before the New Jersey Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee on Monday to advocate for Senate Bill 3587, which reinstates the Capital City Aid Program. The bill passed the committee by a vote of 8-3.

The line item is c...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: March 18, 2019

Tax Sale Information

The CITY OF TRENTON announces the tax sale of 2018 and prior year delinquent water and sewer charges (due as of 6/30/18) through an on-line auction. Sale Date April 17, 2019, 8:30 am.  For a listing of all parcels, delinquencies and costs includi...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: March 13, 2019

Mayor Gusciora to Sign Salvation Army Ordinance Wednesday

WHO:   Mayor Reed Gusciora, City of Trenton

             Major Elijah Kahn and other officers, Salvation Army Trenton Citadel Crops

WHAT: Signing an ordinance into law...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: March 7, 2019

Director Cruz Confirmed by City Council

TRENTON, N.J. – Adam Cruz has been confirmed by the Trenton City Council as the City’s permanent Businesses Administrator, having served in the position in an acting capacity for 90 days since he was appointed by Mayor Reed Gusciora.&a...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: October 24, 2019

Trenton Municipal Court - Limited Communications

Effective Friday, March 8, 2019 from 3:00 pm until Monday, March 11, 2019 at 10:00 am, Trenton Municipal Court will have limited communication access via telephone, fax and email. All systems will be fully operational Monday at 10:00 am.

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News & Announcements
Posted on: March 5, 2019

Mayor Gusciora Responds to Governor Murphy’s Proposed Budget

TRENTON, N.J. – Mayor Reed Gusciora on Tuesday expressed his support for Governor Phil Murphy’s proposed budget, calling it "a great step forward” for Trenton and praising his commitment to restore the Capital City Line ...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: February 22, 2019

Fire Museum Ceremony to Honor First African-American Firefighter

WHO:  Ethel Collins, widow of Linwood Collins

             Reed Gusciora, Mayor of Trenton

             Derrick Sawyer, Tr...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: February 20, 2019

Closure of Municipal Offices - February 20, 2019

Closure of Municipal Offices - February 20, 2019

News & Announcements
Posted on: February 18, 2019

Municipal Offices Closed - Monday, February 18, 2019

Municipal Offices Closed - Monday, February 18, 2019

News & Announcements
Posted on: February 11, 2019

Progress Report on 1000 Homes Initiative

TRENTON, N.J. – On February 16 and 23, the Trenton Department of Inspections will be conducting a City-wide survey of vacant properties to get an up to date census of vacant properties. Inspectors will also be looking for exterior violations, su...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: February 5, 2019

Governor Murphy to Join Mayor Gusciora at Inaugural Chinese New Year Celebration

Who:   New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy

            Trenton Mayor Reed Gusciora

            Lena Chang (Grand Marshall)

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News & Announcements
Posted on: February 4, 2019

Statement from Mayor Gusciora on the Passing of Babs Siperstein

DATE: Monday, February 4, 2019

I was saddened to hear about the passing of my friend Babs Siperstein. She was one of the most influential advocates for the LGBTQ community and an important voice in the Democratic Party for trans rights and visibil...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: January 31, 2019

Construction Activity Notice

Test blasting of subsurface rock will take place at the construction site for the new Department of Health building at the corner of Willow and Hanover Streets on Friday, February 1st. A warning horn will sound just before the test blast, which is schedul...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: January 30, 2019

Mayor Gusciora Signs Vacant Properties Ordinance Into Law

TRENTON, N.J. – Mayor Reed Gusciora on Wednesday signed into law an ordinance amending the Trenton City Code to increase registration fees for vacant properties. The ordinance, which passed the City Council unanimously, goes into effect immediat...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: January 30, 2019

Local Businesses Gear Up For Trenton’s Inaugural Chinese New Year Celebration

TRENTON, N.J. – The City of Trenton will be celebrating Chinese New Year on Tuesday, February 5 with a night market along S Warren between E State and Lafayette beginning at 4 p.m., and several local businesses are getting into the spirit.

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News & Announcements
Posted on: January 29, 2019

Mayor Gusciora announces tax relief info sessions to be held throughout City

TRENTON, N.J. – The Gusciora administration announces an initiative to provide public information sessions regarding property taxes and offer technical assistance to our residences. In 2017, the City of Trenton underwent a property revaluation, ...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: January 28, 2019

Mayor Gusciora, Fire Director Sawyer to Host Apparatus Housing Ceremony

WHO: Mayor W. Reed Gusciora, Fire Director Derrick Sawyer, community members

WHAT: “Housing of the Apparatus” ceremony, a tradition which dates back to the 1800s

WHERE: Engine Company 9 fire house, 1464 West State Stree...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: January 22, 2019

Black History Month

Celebration of African American Art

Flyer News & Announcements
Posted on: January 20, 2019

Municipal Offices Closed - Monday, January 21, 2019

Municipal Offices Closed - Monday, January 21, 2019

News & Announcements
Posted on: January 12, 2019

Mayor Gusciora Responds to Rumors of Layoffs

Dear Residents,

Misinformation in the public regarding possible layoffs has caused undue panic, and I’d like to take a moment to clear up the confusion.

Every year since 2004, the City Council has passed resolutions for an accelerated tax sale to ...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: January 8, 2019

Mayor Gusciora Forms Police Director Search Committee

TRENTON, N.J. – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora has formed a committee to manage the search for the Capital City’s next Police Director. The committee consists of a group of administration officials who will work closely with Mayor Gusciora to ...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: January 8, 2019

Christmas Trees

Christmas trees can be put out the day after your regular trash day. Decorations must be removed.

News & Announcements
Posted on: January 8, 2019

High School Students Invited to Higher Ed Information Program

TRENTON, N.J. – Trenton high school students interested in seeking a higher education are invited to attend the 2nd Annual Rotary College Possibilities Program on Saturday, January 12 from 10-2 p.m. at The College of New Jersey’s Browe...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: January 7, 2019

POLICE DIRECTOR - CITY OF TRENTON, NEW JERSEY

The City of Trenton, New Jersey seeks a highly qualified, community-orientated, data-driven and innovative civilian director for the Trenton Police Department. The position offers the successful applicant the opportunity to lead the over 400 sworn...

Job Advertisement News & Announcements
Posted on: January 7, 2019

Trenton Kicks Off Inaugural Chinese New Year Celebration

TRENTON, N.J. – The City of Trenton will be celebrating Chinese New Year on Tuesday, February 5 with a street fair along South Warren Street between East State and Lafayette Streets beginning at 4 p.m.

“2019 is the year of the pig, whic...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: December 30, 2018

Municipal Offices Closed - Monday, December 31, 2018 - Tuesday, January 1, 2019

Municipal Offices Closed - Monday, December 31, 2018 - Tuesday, January 1, 2019

News & Announcements
Posted on: December 24, 2018

Municipal Offices Closed - Tuesday, December 25, 2018

Municipal Offices Closed - Tuesday, December 25, 2018

News & Announcements
Posted on: December 24, 2018

Six Months In: A Letter from Mayor Reed Gusciora

December 2018

Dear Trenton Residents:                 

With the year coming to a close, I want to tell you about some of our accomplishments in the first six months of my tenur...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: December 21, 2018

2018 Assunpink Firewalk

2018 Assunpink Firewalk

News & Announcements
Posted on: December 21, 2018

Mayor Gusciora Announces New City Spokesperson

TRENTON, N.J. – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora announced the hiring of the new Communications Director for the City of Trenton, Santiago Melli-Huber. Melli-Huber comes to Trenton from the City of Hoboken where he was the Communications Manager.

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News & Announcements
Posted on: December 12, 2018

Business Expansion, Jobs to Trenton through Federal Funds

Mayor Gusciora hails local business set to bring jobs to the Capital City, unanimous Council vote

TRENTON, N.J. – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora praised local business owners for taking advantage of economic growth funding provided by the federa...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: December 20, 2018

2018 Free Rabies Clinic

The City of Trenton Animal Shelter will be offering FREE RABIES SHOTS!

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Posted on: December 6, 2018

Cable Service Options Feedback

The City of Trenton is looking for feedback from residents 

regarding your cable service options. Click here:

https://trentonnj.seamlessdocs.com/f/Cable_tv_questionnaire

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News & Announcements
Posted on: December 5, 2018

Mayor Gusciora Calls on Residents to Join City Boards and Commissions

TRENTON, N.J. – Today, Mayor W. Reed Gusciora invited qualified residents of Trenton to apply for various vacancies on City of Trenton boards and commissions, such as the Planning Board and the Capital City Redevelopment Corporation.&...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: November 30, 2018

Employment Opportunity - Director of Housing and Economic Development

The City of Trenton is seeking an individual to fill the position of Director of Housing and Economic Development.

Job A News & Announcements
Posted on: November 28, 2018

Mayor Gusciora Calls on Residents to Provide Information on Recent Shooting

TRENTON, N.J. – Today, Mayor W. Reed Gusciora called on Trentonians to provide police with any information they have regarding yesterday’s shooting on the 800 block of Stuyvesant Avenue.

“We cannot end violen...

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Posted on: November 26, 2018

NJ Family Festival in Trenton

Enjoy Children's Activities

Flyer News & Announcements
Posted on: November 21, 2018

Mayor Gusciora to Congressman: Ok, We’ll Take the Help!

Letter accepts offer of assistance with Trenton Water Works, asks for help with covering reservoir

TRENTON, N.J. – Yesterday, Mayor W. Reed Gusciora sent a letter accepting an offer of federal assistance by Congressman Chris Smi...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: November 15, 2018

Municipal Court - Cancelled - Thursday, November 15, 2018

Due to inclement weather and road conditions, Trenton Municipal Court’s Night Court for Thursday November 15th is cancelled.

News & Announcements
Posted on: November 14, 2018

Senior Holiday Gala 2018

Engage at Every Age

Flyer News & Announcements
Posted on: October 29, 2018

Mayor Kicks Off Community Health Initiative Featuring Professional Athletes

Student Health Impact Project Partners with Trenton Public Schools to Connect Students to Additional Health Services

TRENTON, N.J. – Today, Mayor W. Reed Gusciora visited Trenton’s 9th Grade Academy to launch a travell...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: October 25, 2018

2018 State of the City Address - Speech

Good evening. I want to thank the state and county officials who have joined us tonight; members of the clergy; the hard working Members of Trenton City Council; fellow members of my administration; and most importantly...

Speech News & Announcements
Posted on: October 19, 2018

Free Tuition @ Mercer County Community College!!!

New Jersey’s new Community College Opportunity Grant provides “free tuition” for those whose household income does not exceed $45,000. This funding will be awarded after all other federal, state, or institutional aid.

Flyer News & Announcements
Posted on: October 23, 2018

Mayor Gusciora Announces Selections for Board of Education

TRENTON, N.J. – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora announced today that he be appointing residents Taraun Tice and Sadé Williams to the Trenton Board of Education.

Taraun Tice, an attorney and government service administrator, currently w...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: October 18, 2018

2020 Census in Trenton

When: Thursday, October 18, 2018 -- 2 pm

Where: City Hall Atrium, 319 East State Street

Speakers:

·         Mayor Reed Gusciora

·         U.S. Rep. Bonnie W...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: October 4, 2018

Trenton Mayor Asks DCA for Forensic Audit

To ensure compliance with State regulation going forward, Mayor Gusciora calls on DCA to appoint a forensic auditor to review city finances

TRENTON, N.J. – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora called on New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA) to commi...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: September 27, 2018

Free Flu Clinic!

Flyer News & Announcements
Posted on: September 27, 2018

Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Creating NJ State Capital Partnership To Help Trenton

Governor Phil Murphy today signed an Executive Order establishing the New Jersey State Capital Partnership, an initiative designed to harness state support and resources to spur economic development in Trenton and help chart a new course for...

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Posted on: September 18, 2018

Trenton Cannabis Zoning Ordinance

ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF TRENTON AMENDING THE TRENTON CITY CODE, AND AMENDING CERTAIN REDEVELOPMENT AREA PLANS, TO PERMIT AND GOVERN LEGAL MARIJUANA OPERATIONS WITHIN THE CITY OF TRENTON

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Posted on: September 13, 2018

Trenton Awarded NJEDA Innovation Challenge Grant

Trenton N.J. – Mayor W. Reed Gusciora provided the following statement today regarding the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA) announcement that the City of Trenton will be one of the recipients of their Innovation Challenge...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: September 12, 2018

Park[ing] Day

Park[ing]Day is an annual, global event where citizens, artists,and activists collaborate to temporarily transform public parking spaces and roadways into public mini-parks or “parklets.”Park[ing] Day challenges us all to reconsider whether we are making.

Flyer News & Announcements
Posted on: September 11, 2018

Mayor Gusciora Appoints Maria Richardson to Head of Recreation Department

Track-Record of Grants Generating Funds for Trenton 

Trenton N.J. – Mayor Reed Gusciora announced today that Maria Richardson will be the City of Trenton’s next Recreation Director. Director Richardson’s focu...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: September 10, 2018

Ten Awesome Things to Eat in Trenton, New Jersey

Trenton’s iconic pork roll might be its signature dish, but if you are looking for delicious food from diverse cultures, Trenton is the best in the area.

Beloved by insiders and visitors alike, this historic city features authentic cuisine from N...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: August 28, 2018

Director of Inspections Stepping Down

Chief Inspector Yolanda Vasquez to Fill Vacancy

Trenton N.J. – Director of Inspections, Leslie Graham, is stepping down from his post in City Hall. The 3-year public servant led efforts to demolish unsafe housing stock in the State Capit...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: August 22, 2018

Information for Prospective Cannabis Companies

The Office of the Mayor is releasing the provisions for medical cannabis companies who are actively seeking a letter of support. The State of New Jersey necessitates such a letter in order to qualify, and apply for, medical cannabis licensure.

Press Release News & Announcements
Posted on: August 10, 2018

Public Works Director Cherry to Step Down

Public Property Manager Appointed in Interim

Trenton N.J. – Director Merkle Cherry of the Trenton Public Works Department will be stepping down from his role in City Hall. The current Public Property Manager, Wahab Onitiri, will be takin...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: August 1, 2018

Rent Stabilization Board to be Renewed

Applicants Wanted

Trenton N.J. – Mayor Reed Gusciora is calling for all qualified candidates to please apply for positions on the City’s Rent Stabilization Board. Per city ordinance, the Rent Stabilization Board is tasked with ...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: July 31, 2018

Fire Department Recruitment Open House

1pm -4pm Trenton’s Bravest will host an open house at 244 Perry Street. You can come and see exactly the type of work that Trenton Fire Department does.

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Posted on: July 31, 2018

Mayor Gusciora to Kick-Off Fire Department’s Open House

Trenton N.J. – Mayor Reed Gusciora, in conjunction with Trenton Fire Department, will host a recruitment open house at 244 Perry Street, on Saturday, August 4th. The Mayor will be kicking off the event at 1:00 pm. The open house will fo...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: July 25, 2018

Gusciora Administration Accepting Applications for School Board

Trenton N.J. – Mayor Reed Gusciora is calling for all qualified candidates to apply for vacancies on Trenton’s Board of Education. The Mayor has also announced that at least one of the two openings must be filled by a special ...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: July 17, 2018

The Trenton P.D. to Post “No Parking”Notices for Street Cleaning

Volunteers Needed: Alternate Parking Supplied by County

Trenton N.J. – The Trenton Police Department will post a notice for parking restrictions to make possible widespread street sweeping on Saturday, July 21st. Parking will be prohibited on sel...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: July 16, 2018

Mayor Gusciora Announces Transition Committees and Leaders

11 Groups to Help Shape New Administration

Trenton N.J. – Mayor Gusciora expressed his gratitude for the enthusiastic response he received from leaders accepting their invitation to serve on one of the eleven transition committees.

The Gu...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: July 11, 2018

5th Annual ‘Dinner and a Movie Night’

All in Need are Welcome to Attend

Trenton N.J. – Tomorrow on Thursday, July 12th, volunteers from around the city will be serving complimentary dinners to homeless men and women. Brian Blakely, a native Trentonian, has been facilitating ...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: July 10, 2018

Health Commissioner Retires from Trenton City Hall

Shakira Abdul-Ali Appointed as Acting Health Director

Trenton N.J. – Health Director James Brownlee is stepping down as Director of Health and Human Services at Trenton City Hall. He has led a long and fulfilling career serving the people of our ...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: July 6, 2018

Mayor Gusciora Unites With City Council to Clean Streets

Street-Sweeper Parade to Run Through Trenton

Trenton N.J. – Mayor Reed Gusciora will be teaming up with Councilman George Muschal, in a pledge to clean up the Capital City. The officials will be looking to make good on prominent campaign...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: March 24, 2020

TWW Introduces Online System to Help Customers Manage Their Accounts

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TWW Introduces Online System to Help Customers Manage Their Accounts

Trenton, N.J. — Trenton Water Works today announced a new online service that enables its customers to more conveniently manage their accounts, including using additional paymen...

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