POLL: MAJORITY DOESN’T SUPPORT TOWN CONSOLIDATION

A new poll shows lessening support to consolidate towns. The Rugers-Eagleton poll says that 45 percent support consolidating their municipal government with that of a neighboring community, down nine points from a March 2010 Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. While nearly four in ten think consolidation means more efficiency, fewer say local services would improve. Just 20 percent think services…