Monthly Archives: May 2014

Idea Starter: Compost Workshop

The Solid Waste & Recycling Office, of the Lowell, MA, Department of Public Works, is presenting a composting workshop, “Make a Garden, Not Garbage”, designed to demonstrate easy ways to residents may turn “the food waste of today into the fertilizer … Continue reading

Posted in Environment Services, Idea Starters, Public Works | Leave a comment

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: True to its name, Greens Farms School cultivates gardening skills in students (Westport News) ME: China acres turned … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Environment Services, Health and Human Services, Parks and Recreation, Planning and Zoning, Public Safety, Public Works | Leave a comment

Reflection Starter from Vince Lombardi

“The measure of who we are is what we do with what we have.” – Vince Lombardi

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

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: Rebranding boosts city’s airport (Record Journal) ME: Rockland reconsidering pay-per-bag trash fee (Bangor Daily News) MA: Middleboro cop firing … Continue reading

Posted in Economic Development, Education, Health and Human Services, Planning and Zoning, Public Safety, Public Works | Leave a comment

Senior Services Idea Starter: Line Dancing

The Lebanon, CT, Senior Center offers line dancing each Monday (3:00 PM). Newcomers are welcome and are advised that line dancing helps with exercise, memory, and balance. The cost is $5.00 per session. Background information: Lebanon Commission on Aging Town … Continue reading

Posted in Health and Human Services, Idea Starters, Parks and Recreation | Leave a comment

Reflection Starter from Newt Gingrich

“Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.” – Newt Gingrich

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

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: Industrial Park Proposed For Canton, New Hartford Draws Residents’ Ire (Hartford Courant) ME: Maine school districts can delay … Continue reading

Posted in Administration, Economic Development, Education, Environment Services, Planning and Zoning, Public Safety | Leave a comment