Monthly Archives: April 2012

Conservation Idea Starter: Harbor Friendly Yards Program

Clean Up Sound & Harbors (CUSH), a non-profit environmental group in Southeastern Connecticut striving to clean up and protect Fishers Island Sound and its coves, inlets, bays, rivers, and harbors, has initiated an initiative, Harbor Friendly Yards, designed to encourage … 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: State’s high court rules in favor of city in labor case (New Britain Herald) ME: Scarborough organic lawn … Continue reading

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Library Idea Starter: Presentation on World War II

The Chichester, NH, Town Library will be hosting a presentation on the reasons for World War II on Thursday, 10 May (6:30 PM). The presenter, Bill Zarakotas, was a high school teacher in Manchester and Concord and an instructor and … Continue reading

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National Water Safety Month

May is National Water Safety Month. National Water Safety Month is jointly sponsored by the Association of Pool & Spa Professionals, the American Red Cross, the National Recreation & Park Association, and the World Waterpark Association. The month is observed … Continue reading

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Reflection Starter from Anne Bradstreet

“Authority without wisdom is like a heavy axe without an edge, fitter to bruise than polish.” – Anne Bradstreet

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Recreation Idea Starter: Fitness Center

For area residents looking for an indoor fitness option, the Bucksport Recreation Department sponsors a Fitness Center at the Jewett School Community Center. The Fitness Center includes treadmills, cycles, elipticals, ab-lounger, ab-crunch, weight machines, and free weights. It is open … 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: Officials hope to limit Pfizer demolition (The Day) ME: Bucksport not giving up on plan to bring natural … Continue reading

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