Monthly Archives: March 2014

Library Idea Starter: Evening Book Club

The Maury Loontjens Memorial Library, Narragansett, RI, sponsors an Evening Book Club on the fourth Wednesday of each month (6:30 PM). In April, the club will be discussing The Maltese Falcon. Because the Library is also observing book to movie … 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: Westport delays plans to restrict store sizes (Connecticut Post) ME: Proposed 7% tax hike provokes ire in Scarborough … Continue reading

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Reflection Starter from Colin Powell

“If you are going to achieve excellence in big things, you develop the habit in little matters.” – Colin Powell

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Education Idea Starter: Smartphone App

New Haven, CT, Public Schools has launched a Smartphone application that is designed to allow parents to receive district notifications about snow days, upcoming events, and other important information. Parents can download events from the district calendar directly to their … 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: $2M awarded for Woodmont beach repair, restoration (New Haven Register) ME: Falmouth police pioneer ‘restorative justice’: Students quietly … Continue reading

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Reflection Starter from Earl Nightingale

“The world each of us lives in every day, in the long run, is a mirror of ourselves; it is created by ourselves. Occasionally, it’s a good idea to take inventory and ask ourselves, ‘Do I like the world in … 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: State: Manchester Schools Violated Special-Education Laws (Hartford Courant) ME: Officials resigned to fall finish of Scarborough River dredge … Continue reading

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