Monthly Archives: October 2012

Public Safety/Health Services Idea Starter: CPR / AED Class

The Hanson Fire, MA, Department will be holding a CPR / AED class for Town residents on Thursday, 8 November (7:00-900 PM). The class is free of charge, and all attendees will receive a course completion card. The class is … Continue reading

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OJJDP Issues Bulletin on Community Supervision of Underage Drinkers

The U.S. Department of Justice Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) recently released, “Community Supervision of Underage Drinkers,” a bulletin prepared to provide a theoretical overview on which to base policies, procedures, and practices to help professionals (and … 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: Airport businesses feel grounded (The News-Times) ME: Cleanup of toxins continues as Brooksville ponders taking ownership of Callahan … Continue reading

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Youth Services Idea Starter: Trick or Trunk

The Shelton, CT, Youth Service Bureau sponsors sponsors an annual “Trick or Trunk” event, designed to be a safe Halloween walk in the parking lot of Shelton Intermediate School. Youth and families are invited to “trick or treat” through a … Continue reading

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Post-Sandy Cleanup Continues

Local (as well as state and federal) government agencies, utility companies, nonprofit organizations, businesses, and residents continue to face the challenge of cleaning up after Hurricane Sandy and restoring a sense of normalcy to New England and beyond. Media reports: … Continue reading

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Easton, CT, Firefighter Dies in Line of Duty During Hurricane Response

One of the Hurricane Sandy fatalities was a New England public safety servant who died in the line of duty (an incident that serves as a reminder of the hazards and stresses faced by the members of the regions’ emergency … Continue reading

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Reflection Starter

“Remember, people will judge you by your actions, not your intentions.  You may have a heart of gold – but so does a hard-boiled egg.” – Author Unknown

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