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Frog Pond Yoga Centre at FCCP!
Frog Pond Yoga Centre has reopened its studio at First Church. Classes begin September 18th, and all classes this week will be free. Find out more information on their website, including class schedules.
According to an exhibit at the Smithsonian Museum in Washington, D.C., Princeton is classified as “God’s Country.” Full of forest, ponds and streams, a mountain, and scenic views, one can understand this classification of our little town.
Though we may be little by number (less than 4,000 as reported in the 2020 census), we encompass 35 square miles! Those miles are filled with off-the-beaten-path hiking trails (and popular ones at the mountain), a ski resort, an annual 112-year-old Labor Day tennis tournament, a private swim and tennis club (and a second tennis-only club; you might say Princeton is a tennis town), and so much more.
A lot of the children from Princeton carry their love of nature into their adulthood by vocation and/or recreation. It is a wonderful place to grow up, with horizons expanding in their youth as they merge with the kids of four neighboring towns at the Wachusett High School in Holden. We also have a vibrant adult population who volunteer their time on the various boards and committees serving the town of Princeton.
As for churches, you can read about the history of our church on our history page. FCCP was the first church founded in the town (in the 1700s), with our current building moving to its final resting spot in 1884. An addition built in 1988 now houses the Princeton Community Preschool. Prince of Peace and Heritage Bible Chapel are the other two churches in town.
Our church has been through many growing pains in its long history, and we are in yet another one. But through all those times, the community has rallied ‘round to support our historic building and congregation—which has housed concerts, scout troop meetings, craft fairs, and more. We thank our fellow citizens for their continued support of our historic and iconic church.
Please be patient with us as we link up all these resources! Until then, ask a local resident about them!
There are no gas stations in town. The closest ones are Lanpher’s on Route 140 in Sterling. Rutland, Holden, Westminster, and Hubbardston all have stations on their main streets. There is also a station on Route 31 just beyond Route 2.
- Princeton Parks & Recreation
- Labor Day Tennis Tournament
- Wachusett Meadow Wildlife Sanctuary
- Wachusett Mountain State Reservation
- Wachusett Mountain Ski Area
- Princeton Hiking Trails & Trail Around Princeton Hiking Club
- Local Youth Sports Programs
- Pine Hill Swim & Tennis Club
- Princeton Tennis Club
- Kids’ Tennis Lessons with Terry Hart
- The Barn
- Hubbard’s Farm
- Monti Farms & Deli
- Mountainside Bakery & Cafe
- Princeton House of Pizza & Prince Café
- Rattle Root Farm
- The Thirsty Lab
- Lilac Hedge Farm (Rutland)
Health & Wellness
House & Home
- Open Door Real Estate – Laurie Kraemer
- ReMax Vision – Janet Schoeny
- Harmony in Your Home
- Uniquely Your Decor
- A.R.I. Lanscaping
- Princeton Scapes
- Eli’s Landscaping
- Hunt & Gather Vintage Market
- Kwik Stop Convenience Store
- Lanpher’s Market & Garage (Sterling)
- Phoenix Nail Salon
- Princeton Hair Designs
If you live in Princeton and run a local business in the area or do business in town and you would like to be listed in this space, please contact the church.