Monthly Archives: February 2014

Recreation Idea Starter: Sport-O-Rama Sampler

The Ipswich, MA, Recreation Department is offering a five-week (Fridays, 4:00-5:00 PM) Sport-O-Rama Sampler in which participants are offered the opportunity to try a new sport each week. Sports being presented during this initiative include basketball, floor hockey, soccer, Nerf … 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: Leveling system at Southington High School is working, officials report (Record-Journal) ME: As community changes, Houlton maps out … Continue reading

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Reflection Starter

“When you blame others, you give up your power to change.” – Author Unknown

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Education Idea Starter: Student-anchored News Broadcast

Students at the Litchfield Center School (K-3), Litchfield, CT, present a morning news broadcast at the beginning of each day. The broadcast, anchored by third grade students, includes announcements, birthdays, and other items. Media report: The Register Citizen: Litchfield Center … 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: Cromwell residents approve 13 percent sewer fee hike (Middletown Press) ME: York to pay for third-party review of … Continue reading

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Reflection Starter from Nathaniel Hawthorne

“Every individual has a place to fill in the world and is important in some respect whether he chooses to be so or not.” – Nathaniel Hawthorne

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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: N. Stonington fire company to investigate oil removal (Westerly Sun) ME: LePage lets $40 million in state aid … Continue reading

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