Monthly Archives: February 2015

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: Stamford considering surveillance cameras for park, harbor (Stamford Advocate) ME: Scarborough hopes to bridge the social media divide … Continue reading

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Reflection Starter from John Wooden

“The true test of a man’s character is what he does when no one is watching.”- John Wooden

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Economic Development Idea Starter: Community Bingo

The Boston, MA, Office of Economic Development has created Boston Bingo, a game designed to offer residents and people who work in the City a number of ways to support local businesses. In addition to supporting local businesses, game participants … Continue reading

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Reflection Starter from Albert Schweitzer

“In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.” – Dr. Albert … Continue reading

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Conservation Idea Starter: Expo

The Willington, CT, Conservation Commission is hosting an expo designed to showcase the benefits of protecting farms, forests, and other natural resources. The event, scheduled for Saturday, 14 March (10:00 AM-2:00 PM) at the Willington Public Library, will include activities … 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: New London Landmarks imagines future uses for city’s endangered buildings (The Day) ME: Farmington achieves state Certified Business-Friendly … Continue reading

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Reflection Starter from Abraham Lincoln

“It is said an Eastern monarch once charged his wise men to invent him a sentence to be ever in view, and which should be true and appropriate in all times and situations. They presented him the words: ‘And this, … Continue reading

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