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Marenisco Township moves closer to police chief decision


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MARENISCO — As of the end of August, Marenisco Township has been short a police chief, but Supervisor Richard Bouvette hopes that a new person will soon take on the role.

Former Police Chief Bruce Mahler is no longer in charge, as he left the job at the end of August after giving several months of prior notice.

Bouvette said Tuesday that Mahler now is taking a break before he assumes the reins as township supervisor. Having won the Aug. 4 primary unopposed, he will take over the job when Bouvette retires after the Nov. 3 election.

The supervisor added th...