Monthly Archives: March 2013

Recreation Idea Starter: Coyote Club

The Durham, NH, Parks & Recreation Department sponsors the Coyote Club, a nature-based wildlife education program designed to instill a sense of wonder, responsibility, and stewardship for the natural world through ecological studies and primitive skills exploration. Activity focus includes … 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:  New Haven’s role in Wallingford Housing Authority to continue (Record-Journal) ME: Petition started to repeal New Gloucester water … Continue reading

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Reflection Starter

“The greatest oak was once a little nut who held its ground.” – Source Unknown

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Idea Starter: Backyard Farming Initiative

The Lee, NH, Agricultural Commission is sponsoring a Backyard Farming Initiative designed to foster a greater understanding of and participation in the Town’s long history of farming activities. The mission of this initiative is to provide understanding and appreciation of … 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: Towns And Cities Say State Needs To Ease Pressure On Property Tax (Hartford Courant) ME: Sanford exploring alternative … Continue reading

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Reflection Starter from William Arthur Ward

“Worry is wasting today’s time by cluttering up tomorrow’s opportunities with yesterday’s troubles.” – William Arthur Ward

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Youth Services Idea Starter: Community Award

The Westport, CT, Youth Commission offers an annual James S. Bacharach Service to the Community Award, for which all qualified Westport high school seniors are eligible. The award is given to one or more Westport high school seniors to recognize … Continue reading

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