Police & Fire

Special Meeting Oct. 21 to Discuss Police Merger


FANWOOD/SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ – The Fanwood and Scotch Plains Councils announced that a special meeting will be held on Monday, October 21 at 7 pm in the Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School for a public discussion of the proposed merger of the police departments.

The presentation will cover what has been discussed over the past year in joint meetings between the towns and there will be a question and answer period.

In a written message to residents, Fanwood Mayor Colleen Mahr wrote, "After several years of discussions, research and hard work, both governing bodies are now ready to share their findings with you.  I hope you'll plan on attending this important event."

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