Mount Arlington and Roxbury

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On November 1, 2013, the residents of Mount Arlington and Roxbury submitted their petitions to their town clerks to initiate the Consolidation Commission Application process. 

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Residents of Mount Arlington and Roxbury seeking merger

Teams of residents from Mount Arlington and Roxbury have what they believe are a sufficient number of voter signatures to start the process of a study on the merits of consolidating the two municipalities that border Lake Hopatcong.   

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Former Scotch Plains-Fanwood school administrator joins Board of CtoCNJ

Anthony Del Sordi, who has overseen the finances of six public school districts in New Jersey over the past four decades, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of Courage to Connect New Jersey (CtoCNJ), a non-profit, non-partisan organization that assists citizens and local government through the consolidation process.

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South Hunterdon's school consolidation a wise model for saving tax dollars

Last week’s landslide vote in southern Hunterdon County, where residents approved a plan to combine four small school districts into one, is an encouraging step toward sanity in government-heavy New Jersey. The first domino of many.

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NJ towns approve school merger plan

TRENTON , N.J. (AP) — Voters in three towns have approved a plan to merge four school districts in southern Hunterdon County.  

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Hunterdon regionalization plan a winner

Taxpayer money is tighter than ever; the two percent state-mandated spending cap has already forced many schools to eliminate gifted and talented programs, languages, elective classes and extra-curricular activities. Many of our 602 separate school districts can no longer provide cost effective and efficient management of our schools.   

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Regionalize all South Hunterdon schools

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Courage to Connect NJ congratulates South Hunterdon for their landslide approval from the voters to regionalize their four school districts into one. 

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Sea Bright panel asked to study merger

Sea Bright Mayor Dina Long.

SEA BRIGHT — A panel of residents will research the benefits and costs that Sea Bright could face if the beachside borough consolidated with a neighboring town.   

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South Hunterdon County school merger gets Stockton Borough Council's backing

STOCKTON — The proposal to combine four South County school districts into a single district got unanimous endorsement from Borough Council on Sept. 9. A referendum on the measure is to be voted on by residents of Stockton,Lambertville and West Amwell Township in a special election on Sept. 24. 

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Regionalizing schools can reshape education

As New Jersey schools prepare to open, another year of challenges for each and every school board lies ahead.   Taxpayer money is tighter than ever; the 2 percent state-mandated spending cap has already forced many schools to eliminate gifted and talented programs, languages, elective classes and extracurricular activities. Many of our 602 separate school districts can no longer provide cost-effective and efficient management of our schools.  

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