Monthly Archives: November 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: Bridgeport police to hire cops with hearing aids (Connecticut Post) ME: Residential rub: A plan for relaxed zoning … Continue reading

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Reflection Starter from Woodrow Wilson

“I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow.” – Woodrow Wilson

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Recreation Idea Starter: Winterfest

The Town of Ellington, CT, sponsors an annual Winterfest & Tree-Lighting Ceremony that is held on the first weekend in December. The weekend includes a series of events designed to promote community and holiday spirit in the Town of Ellington. … 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: Plainfield hires private contractor to plow snow at some town facilities (Norwich Bulletin) ME: Rangeley voters OK spending on … Continue reading

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Reflection Starter from Pearl Buck

“We need to restore the full meaning of that old word, duty. It is the other side of rights.” – Pearl Buck

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Idea Starter: Senior Citizen Thanksgiving Dinner

In Madison, ME, students at the Madison Area Memorial High School recently hosted a free Thanksgiving dinner for the area’s senior citizens. Media report: The Morning Sentinel: Madison students host 25th annual free Thanksgiving dinner (26 NOV 14) Background information: … 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: Derby’s Bradley, Irving schools honored for ‘exemplary’ programs (New Haven Register) ME: Concern for endangered salmon halts Brunswick culvert … Continue reading

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