Monthly Archives: November 2010

NOAA’s Prediction for Active Hurricane Season Realized

According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the 2010 Atlantic hurricane season, which ends today, was one of the busiest on record. In the Atlantic Basin a total of 19 named storms formed – tied with 1887 and 1995 … Continue reading

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Police Idea Starter: “Fill-A-Cruiser” Event

The Cromwell, CT, Police Department is asking the public to assist in filling a cruiser with non-perishable food items, monetary donations, and gift cards for the neediest in town. This “Fill-A-Cruiser” event, held on a Saturday in early December, is … Continue reading

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Police Idea Starter: Text-A-Tip

The Springfield, MA, Police Department has introduced a Text-A-Tip system to make it easier for residents to help support them in solving and resolving crime issues. This system is designed to help police in Springfield and across Hampden County get … Continue reading

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This Week’s New England City & Town Weekly Dispatch

To access this week’s issue of New England City & Town Weekly Dispatch, please visit: New England City & Town Weekly Dispatch – 29 November 2010

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Library Idea Starter: Table Centerpiece Craft Session

On the day before Thanksgiving, the Mansfield, MA, Public Library hosted an open craft session for anyone looking to make “that perfect table centerpiece or decoration.” The presentation was open to area residents of any age, and it ran from … Continue reading

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Resource Guide for Protecting Drinking Water Sources

Due to serious concerns about the protection of water resources in this region, the New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission has developed an informative source water protection resource for New England’s municipal officials and community volunteers. This source water … Continue reading

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Attleboro, MA, Senior Tax Program Benefits Seniors and the City

Around New England, there are a number of communities offering senior citizens an opportunity to work off a portion of their property tax bills by performing services for the local government. These efforts have had various degrees of success, due … Continue reading

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