The top most viewed East Windsor Patch stories of 2011:
Hightstown Borough Under Water
Peddie Lake crested during Hurricane Irene causing flooding in downtown Hightstown and a . There was widespread damage around town, including to Borough Hall and the police department, and .
Four Hightstown Residents Face Irene Head-On
Four Hightstown residents ran around downtown in bathing suits in hopes of raising people's spirits before the storm hit.
Two Hurt in Route 33 Car Accident
An accident at Route 33 and Lake drive sent two women to the hospital after firefighters had to cut the driver out of the car.
East Windsor Brothers Arrested in Local Burglaries
charged two local brothers when they were found with stolen goods from one of three residential burglaries they committed, according to police.
New Restaurant to Open in Downtown Hightstown
Mercer St. Charcoal Grill & Deli opened an open fire charcoal grill in Hightstown.
Bear Removed from Turnpike
A bear was discovered near exit 8 on the New Jersey Turnpike, and officials removed the bear and relocated it.
Solar Farm Dispute Leaves Landowners in Limbo
An East Windsor farm family wants to sell their property to a solar developer, but the Township opposes the sale and wants to purchase the property for open space preservation.
Worker Knocked Off Ladder by Shock Dies of Injuries
A sign worker was at the Windsor-Hights Shopping Center on June 5 and died of the injuries he sustained from the current and the 30-foot fall.
East Windsor Resident Ordered to Pay Back More Than $3 Million to 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund
An East Windsor man who pleaded guilty in 2008 to defrauding the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund was ordered to pay back more than $3 million.
Firefighters Respond to Fire at Brother's Pizza
Firefighters were called to for an accidental fire in a utility closet, and the pizza shop remains closed.