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"It's not as easy as it seems in some cases, but it's moving forward," said Pat Ciaramella, executive director of the Old Colony Planning Council, a regional quasi-governmental agency representing 16 communities south of Boston.
Whereas some communities bristle at the suggestion of, for instance, regionalizing law enforcement services, they are still open to consolidation measures that don't threaten local control of services, such as Brockton's initiative to share sewer capacity with Abington, Avon, East Bridgewater, West Bridgewater, and Whitman, said Eric Arbeene, community planner at the Old Colony Planning Council, which is working with Brockton on that plan.