Monthly Archives: July 2012

Health Services Idea Starter: Healthy Living" Tips

The Uncas Health District, which provides local public health services to the Connecticut municipalities of Bozrah, Griswold, Lisbon, Montville, Norwich, Sprague, and Voluntown, offers a number of “Healthy Living” tips on its website. To access this webpage, please visit: Uncas … 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: Phase in planned for Bridgeport youth curfew (Connecticut Post) ME: Collaboration makes Bath-area literacy program a model (The … Continue reading

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Education Idea Starter: Tours For Middle School Students

Grafton, MA, Middle School will be hosting tours of its “new” school (the former Grafton High School) on Tuesday through Thursday, 6-8 August. On each of these three days, there will be guided tours at 8:00 AM, 10:00 AM, 4:00 … Continue reading

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NH State Fire Marshal Warns of Gas Pipe Hazard

Flexible stainless steel gas tubing, used in homes and other buildings since the early 1990’s, presents a severe fire hazard from lightning strikes unless it is properly installed, according to New Hampshire State Fire Marshal J. William Degnan. “There have … Continue reading

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Reflection Starter from Robert Louis Stevenson

“Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.” – attributed to Robert Louis Stevenson

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Idea Starter: Neighborhood Improvement Advisory Council

The City of Salem, MA, has a Neighborhood Improvement Advisory Council that was established to identify and review issues that affect Salem neighborhoods and to work for the City to address them and improve the overall quality of life. The … 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: Durham Right to Farm Ordinance sent back to the drawing board (Middletown Press) ME: Lewiston superintendent says ‘no’ … Continue reading

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