Monthly Archives: April 2013

Health Services Idea Starter: Nutrition Course

The Greenwich, CT, Department of Health, is offering a free six-session Nutrition Course designed to give participants tools to lose weight, lower their blood pressure, and reduce their risk of heart disease. Participants will be monitored by blood pressure screening, … 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: Experts: Plan to clean up toxic soil at GHS seems sound (Greenwich Time) ME: For fourth time, town … Continue reading

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Reflection Starter from Benjamin Franklin

“How few there are who have courage enough to own their own faults, or resolution enough to mend them.” – Benjamin Franklin

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What ‘We’ Means

A well-known organist was performing a concert on the huge, antique organ in a local church. The bellows were hand-pumped by a boy who was behind a screen, unseen by the audience. The first part of the performance was well … Continue reading

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Library Idea Starter: SmartPhone/Tablet Workshop

The Mansfield, CT, Public Library is inviting patrons to come and learn how to make the most of their SmartPhone or Tablet. Topics to be covered in this workshop include the basics of making a call, sending a text, adding … 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: Excessive force complaints, lawsuits plague Greater New Haven police (New Haven Register) ME: High court OKs cameras at … Continue reading

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Reflection Starter from Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Guard well your spare moments. They are like uncut diamonds. Discard them and their value will never be known. Improve them and they will become the brightest gems in a useful life.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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