Monthly Archives: September 2013

Conservation Idea Starter: Trails Day

The Natick, MA, Trails Maintenance Committee is planning a Natick Trails Day scheduled to be held on Saturday, 19 October (9:00 AM-3:00 PM) in the Town Forest. The event is designed to introduce residents to the Town’s trail system and … Continue reading

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Fire Prevention Week

Next week, 6-12 October, is Fire Prevention Week. This year’s theme is “Prevent Kitchen Fires.” The theme is designed to remind people that more fires start in the kitchen than in any other part of the home and the importance … Continue reading

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Library Idea Starter: Presentation on Writing to Heal

The North Kingston, RI, Free Library is hosting a presentation by a Town resident who plans to explain how he uses writing tas a means to “work through life’s travails” (Wednesday, 2 October, 6:30 PM). His presentation is also to … 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: Stricter State Laws Translate Into Fewer Tickets To Teen Drivers (Hartford Courant) ME: Chelsea bus service to Cony … Continue reading

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Reflection Starter from Francois de La Rochefoucauld

“Everyone complains of his memory, but no one complains of his judgment.” – Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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Senior Services Idea Starter: Course on Being A Caregiver

The Mansfield, CT, Senior Center will be offering a three-part course, “Being A Caregiver.” This course is designed to discuss caregiver basics, including identify caregivers, warning signs of caregiver stress, and clarifying the supports offered in the community. This three-part … Continue reading

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Research Report on New Directions in Child Abuse and Neglect Research

“Each year, child protective services receive reports of child abuse and neglect involving six million children, with many more unreported cases. The long-term consequences of child abuse and neglect are not relegated to only the victim – they also impact … Continue reading

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