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October 2015


October 1, Thursday, 7:00 p.m. A public meeting will be held at the Community Center to review and discuss the Main Street Assessment.  The Economic Development Committee will be presenting the results and entertaining ideas and giving direction for implementation of the report.  This is a chance for community members to address and participate in the assessment.  Please plan to attend.




Halloween will be celebrated on Saturday, Oct.31st. Parade sign up is at Old School Park at 3:00 p.m.  Parade begins at 3:30 p.m.  Princeton Emergency Responders and Go Fish will host a hot dog dinner at the Fire Station after the parade.  Trick-or-treating begins after the hot dog dinner. Please leave a porch light on for trick-or-treaters.  Lights out at 7:00 p.m.  Please call City Hall to volunteer to help with the parade. 




Coffee and Conversation will be held Tuesday, October 6 from 8-10 a.m. Please call Princeton City Hall at 563-289-5315 to sign up as hosts.




Euchre will be held every fourth Wednesday at 11:30 a.m.  The event begins at 11:30 a.m. by ordering lunch from Go Fish (attendees pay for lunches). Euchre will be from 12:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.  For information contact Bonnie Sparks-Gray at 563-332-5951 or

Library Events: Story Time at 10:30 a.m.   Oct. 14th- Lego at the library at 4:00 p.m.


Oct. 31st Halloween craft decorate a pumpkin, at 10:00 a.m.


Thanks to Myrna Dannett for organizing a group of citizens to clean up the property of a handicapped citizen. The night before the Garden Walk, some of the participants asked about the yard of a property which was in poor condition and volunteered to clean it up.  Dannett did some research; found the resident was handicapped; contacted the volunteers; and, after several trips, have cleaned up the property.  They will soon be constructing a ramp for easy access to the home.  Many thanks from all of us.  ED




For new residents, please contact the Welcoming Committee:   Lea Miller at:




Princeton has a Facebook page.  This is a chance to post pictures of events and give upcoming news.  Please like us at





Volunteers needed for two community committees.  The Friends of the Community Center are looking for some board members.  They meet quarterly on Tuesday at 9:45 a.m. prior to the Community Center board










meeting.  Please contact Steve Suiter at 563-370-2386 or


Also looking for two members for the Sidewalk Committee.  This committee meets at 6:00 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month.  If you have interest, please contact Brent Herman at 563-271-8518 or


The recycling area on the west side of Woomert Park is now open for Princeton residents only.  It will be open on Wednesdays from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. and from 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. – noon.  Nothing longer than 3 feet in length will be accepted, and nothing other than yard waste.  No TV’s, washers, microwaves, or other such items will be accepted.  Anyone caught dumping outside the area or in other part of the community will be ticketed and fined.


All City committee meetings are open to the public at 6:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted.


1st Monday – Plan and Zoning Committee with note that extra meetings may be called for special projects – City Hall


1st Monday – Park Board - 5:30 - Library


1st Tuesday – Sidewalk Committee  – Library


1st  Tuesday 10:15 a.m. – Community Center Committee – Community Center


2nd Thursday – City Council – City Hall


3rd Wednesday – Economic Development Committee – 6:30 p.m. – City Hall




Recycle dates are: October 9th and 23rd




To include information or your event or to subscribe to the Princeton Post, please call City Hall at 289-5315. Printed copies are available at City Hall and posted at the Post Office.

Princeton Days Meeting on the 8th at 6:00 p.m. at Princeton Community Center.   Bring ideas!


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