Monthly Archives: January 2011

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 – 31 January 2011

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Library Idea Starter: Parenting Workshop

The Pawtucket, RI, Public Library will be presenting a tw0 part Parenting Workshop for parents/guardians of youth aged 8-14 years. The workshops will be held over two Thursday evenings from 6:30 to 8:00 PM. Workshop topics include bullying, sex, internet … Continue reading

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Recreation Idea Starter: February Vacation Camp

The Colchester, CT,Recreation Department will be sponsoring Camp Blizzard, a February vacation camp, during the week of 21-25 February. This event during the school vacation is for students in Grades 1-6 and is designed to include a number of exploration … Continue reading

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Idea Starter: Email Encouragement

In a recent email to the town’s residents (or, at least, to those who subscribe to the town’s emails), Tolland, CT, Town Manager Steve Werbner recently sent words of encouragement as the community continues to face a challenging winter. This … Continue reading

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Library Idea Starter: Ebook Readers

The Tolland, CT, Public Library has purchased six ebook readers (NOOK) which are available to be checked out on Tolland Public Library cards. Each reader is preloaded with books (a mixture of bestsellers classics).The NOOK will be checked out for … Continue reading

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How Not to Use Social Media

Darren Hardy, publisher of Success Magazine, recently wrote a reflective commentary about the use of social media – focusing on how not to use it (things one should not do or say). To access this post, please visit: Darren Hardy: … Continue reading

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Youth Services Idea Starter: Grief Group

The Mansfield, CT, Youth Service Bureau, in conjunction with local volunteers, will be offering a grief group for children and families which will run for five consecutive weeks (Sunday evenings, from 5:30 to 7:00).  Grief Matters is designed to create … Continue reading

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