SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ – This past week, the township of Scotch Plains launched a new version of its website, replacing the old site at .

The website has various new features like a document library, a more detailed calendar of town events, schedules for recycling and town meetings, and updated news and notices on the main page.

"It's a great improvement and I appreciate the people who were working on it," said Scotch Plains Mayor Kevin Glover. "There will be more updates and changes to come".

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One of the changes mentioned at the last council meeting by Councilman Bo Vastine, was for there to be direct links for residents to send messages and comments directly to each Council person.

Updated graphics, a weather news feed and more direct links from the home page to various departments have made finding information on the site much easier.