Monthly Archives: January 2012

Health Services Idea Starter: Free Radon Test Kits for Homeowners

The Vermont Department of Health distributed 1,700 free radon test kits to homeowners last year and has more than 3,000 free kits to give away this year. January is Radon Awareness Month.  Radon is a naturally-occurring gas that results from … Continue reading

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New England Municipal Government News Headlines

Recent news stories related to municipal government in New England (and issues being faced on the local level) include these articles: CT: Ledyard tax case could set far-reaching precedent (The Day) ME: Panel suggests how more Maine high school students … Continue reading

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Congress for the New Urbanism Releases Sustainable Street Network Principles

The Congress for the New Urbanism recently released Sustainable Street Network Principles, a publication designed to be a set of principles and key characteristics of a sustainable street network as a setting for both commerce and culture. The Principles are … Continue reading

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Education Idea Starter: Career Fair

Winnacunnet High School, Hampton, NH, juniors were encouraged to follow their dreams at the school’s third annual career fair. Media report: Hampton Union: Winnacunnet career fair aims to prep students for life (26 JAN 12) Background information:’ Winnacunnet High School … 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 – 31 January 2012

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Reflection Starter from John D. Rockefeller, Jr.

“I believe that every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty.” – John D. Rockefeller, Jr.

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Idea Starter: Heritage Sign Program

The Concord, NH, Heritage Commission  has established a sign program open to all property owners in the City of Concord.  The purpose of this program is to encourage appreciation of and enhance the historic character of our built environment Concord … Continue reading

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