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Everything you Need to Know to Cast Your Vote

Everything you Need to Know to Cast Your Vote

Princeton Politics: Everything you Need to Know to Cast Your Vote -- Written by Lisa Jacknow of Princeton Perspectives Your mail-in ballot has arrived. Should you fill it out and mail it, place it in a drop box or wait and go to the polls on November 3rd? It is a big...

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Princeton Mayoral Seat is Unopposed on the Ballot

Princeton Mayoral Seat is Unopposed on the Ballot

Princeton mayoral seat is unopposed on the ballot By.  LEA KAHN, Staff Writer  - Princeton Packet, October 14, 2020   Ask Mark Freda for his opinion on the top issue that he would like to address if he is sworn in again as the second mayor of the Municipality of...

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Mark Freda on Facebook Live October 8th at 5:30pm

Mark Freda on Facebook Live October 8th at 5:30pm

Freda Hosted Princeton Bicycle Advisory Committee Chair on Facebook Live PRINCETON, N.J. – Mark Freda, democratic candidate for Princeton mayor, hosted Lisa Serieyssol, Chair of Princeton’s Bike Advisory Committee, on Facebook Live Thursday, October 8 at 5:30 p.m....

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Mark Freda on Facebook Live September 24th at 5:30pm

Mark Freda on Facebook Live September 24th at 5:30pm

In Mark's 11th Facebook Live presentation. Jack Morrison, President of the Princeton Merchants Association, joined Mark to discuss the impact of COVID19 on our local business community and why now it is more important than ever to buy local. “These virtual events have...

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Mark Freda Hosts 10th Facebook Live with Jo Butler

Mark Freda Hosts 10th Facebook Live with Jo Butler

   Over the past few months, I have used a series of Facebook Live sessions to address the many comments, concerns and questions about issues in town that you and others have shared with me. All of these are appreciated. Continuing fluid conversations with...

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Mark Freda On Facebook Live August 27th at 5:30pm

Mark Freda On Facebook Live August 27th at 5:30pm

Mark Freda, democratic candidate for Princeton mayor, hosted the ninth in a series of virtual meet and greets on Facebook Live on Thursday, August 27th. This week’s topics included info on Princeton's website and some answers to recently received questions. "Over the...

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Mark Freda on Facebook Live August 13th at 2 pm

Mark Freda on Facebook Live August 13th at 2 pm

Mark Freda, democratic candidate for Princeton mayor, hosted the eighth in a series of virtual meet and greets on Facebook Live on Thursday, August 13th at 2 p.m. EST. This week’s topics included an update on the municipal budget and some questions he has recently...

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Arts Council Mural on Spring Street

Arts Council Mural on Spring Street

Nice mural on Spring Street, good message. Many things are easier by working together on them. This is a temporary mural that may be up until the October time frame. I believe the Arts Council is hoping for more opportunities for temporary murals around town! Stop by...

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Equality Rights Rally

Equality Rights Rally

I was able to attend part of the Equality Rights Rally held on the field at the YMCA this afternoon (Sunday July 12th). It is important for all of us to help keep this effort moving forward.

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Mark Freda on Facebook Live Thursday July 2nd

Mark Freda on Facebook Live Thursday July 2nd

Mark Freda, democratic candidate for Princeton mayor, hosted a community Facebook Live discussion on Thursday, July 2 at 5:30 p.m. EST. Mark discussed the upcoming primary election on July 7th and what he has been doing to earn your vote, in addition to write-in...

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July 7th Political Primary Polling Locations

July 7th Political Primary Polling Locations

The Board of Elections has provided the Princeton July 7th  Primary Polling Locations:   Princeton Engine Co. #1, 13 Chestnut Street for Districts: 9,10,11,12,13,21,22 Suzanne Patterson Ctr.,  1 Monument Drive for Districts: 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 Princeton Hook &...

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Police Chief Sutter Announces Retirement

Police Chief Sutter Announces Retirement

Thank you Chief Sutter for your 25 years of service to the Princeton community. Your road from police officer to chief has been one of professionalism and honor. Your leadership will be missed! ~ Mark Freda

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Mark Freda on Facebook Live – 4th Video

Mark Freda on Facebook Live – 4th Video

Mark Freda, democratic candidate for Princeton mayor, hosted the fourth in a series of virtual meet and greets on Facebook Live. This week’s topics primarily focused on race relations in our community. It also included congratulations to Princeton's graduating...

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Vote By Mail Ballots

Vote By Mail Ballots

Make sure you return your VBM (vote by mail) ballot! You can mail it back, like I did, or use the drop box at the municipal building at 400 Witherspoon Street. If you mail the ballot it needs to be postmarked by July 7th. ~ Mark Freda

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Juneteenth Celebration at the Princeton YMCA

Juneteenth Celebration at the Princeton YMCA

The Juneteenth celebration held at the YMCA field on Thursday June 18th brought a lot of people together. It was great to see so many people there and to talk to a number of people I knew. Some amazing singers and of course some excellent speakers. Change and progress...

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Vote411.org Voter Guide

Vote411.org Voter Guide

Vote411.org Voter Guide https://www.vote411.org/  Mark Freda, Democratic Candidate for Mayor of Princeton ------- Under the Borough form of government, the mayoral position is characterized as a “weak mayor” because the mayor only votes when necessary to break a tie...

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Black Mothers Rising

Black Mothers Rising

Black Mothers Rising this morning on the plaza at 400 Witherspoon Street. Concerns and information exchanged between citizens and Princeton Police. Peaceful dialogue is a good thing. ~ Mark Freda    

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Peaceful Protest in Princeton June 6, 2020

Peaceful Protest in Princeton June 6, 2020

Mark Freda at Peaceful Protest in Princeton June 6, 2020 Peaceful Protest earlier today. It started at Hinds Plaza. Nice size crowd. Marched to Princeton Theological Seminary in recognition of their setting aside money to pay reparations for its historical ties to...

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Mark Freda Hosts 2nd Facebook Live – May 21st

Mark Freda Hosts 2nd Facebook Live – May 21st

Mark Freda, democratic candidate for Princeton mayor, hosted the second in a series of virtual meet and greets on Facebook Live on Thursday, May 21 at 2 p.m. EST. This week’s topic is “Princeton’s Budget Outlook: 2020 and Beyond.” “There are some very important...

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Mark Freda Launches Event Series on Facebook Live

Mark Freda Launches Event Series on Facebook Live

Mark Freda  hosted a virtual meet and greet on Facebook Live on Thursday, May 7 at 2 p.m. EST. This week’s event is the first in a series of virtual meet and greets that the campaign has planned in the coming weeks. “Utilizing a social media platform like Facebook to...

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