Monthly Archives: September 2014

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: In wake of mosque battle, Norwalk to explore tougher rules for residential zones (The Hour) ME: Property Owners … Continue reading

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Health Services Idea Starter: Food Safety Seminar

The Portsmouth, NH, Health Department is collaborating with the University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension to offer a free two-hour food safety seminar on Thursday, 16 October (10:00 AM-12:00 Noon). Participants who successfully pass a 20-question multiple choice test will … Continue reading

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Reflection Starter

“A bad attitude is like a flat tire. If you don’t change it, you’ll never go anywhere.” – Source Unknown

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Library Idea Starter: Reading Therapy Dog

The Tewksbury, MA, Public Library is sponsoring “Barks & Books,” a program designed for readers in Grades Kindergarten through 6 who are struggling with reading. Participants engage in one-on-one, 15-minute sessions with a therapy dog and her handler.  Students may bring their own book or borrow a … 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: Town feels ‘railroaded’ at Waller Road (New Milford Spectrum) ME: Millinocket leaders agree to accept Virginia firm’s offer … Continue reading

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Reflection Starter from Winston Churchill

“It is not enough that we do our best; sometimes we must do what is required.” – Winston Churchill

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Senior Services Idea Starter: Class on Selling on Craigslist

The Concord, MA, Council on Aging is offering “Selling on Craigslist,” a class designed to help participants learn the basics of searching, posting, replying to posts, and safely selling items on Craigslist (Wednesday, 8 October, 9:30-11:00 AM). Basic computer skills, … Continue reading

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