PRINCETON - Princeton Borough and Princeton Township have merged after more than 100 years split in two.

The consolidation formally occurred Tuesday when members of the new governing body were sworn in. Voters approved the merger in November 2011. Mayor Liz Lempert says the goal is to save taxpayers millions over several years.

The town's first planning meeting was held toinght. Lempert says she is looking for the public's input into how to make the transition easier.