Monthly Archives: December 2013

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: Hubcap program aims to boost innovation in Wallingford schools (New Haven Register) ME: Portland’s citywide parking ban is … Continue reading

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Reflection Starter from Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Library Idea Starter: Construction Club

The Lucy Robbins Welles Library, Newington, CT, sponsors a monthly Construction Club in which participants build projects with Lego bricks. Due to safety concerns, only people age 7 and older will be allowed in the event’s room. The gatherings are held on the … Continue reading

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Reflection Starter from Winston Churchill

“The nation will find it very hard to look up to the leaders who are keeping their ears to the ground.” – Sir Winston Churchill

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Recreation Idea Starter: Aerobics for Adults

The Cumberland, RI, Recreation Department is planning low-impact, high-intensity aerobics for adults age 18 and over. The sessions are planned for Monday and Thursday evenings, 6:00-7:00 PM, from 6 January through 20 March. The fee is $60.00 for Town residents and $70.00 for nonresidents. Background information: Cumberland … 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: Officials open more shelter space in Middletown for homeless to make up for closing of shelter (Middletown Press) … Continue reading

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Reflection Starter from Seneca

“When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.” – Seneca

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