Monthly Archives: April 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 report cites ‘systemic failures’ in SHS case (Stamford Advocate) ME: Coast Guard asks Rockland to return more … Continue reading

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Senior Services Idea Starter: Mystery Book Club

The Truro, MA, Council on Aging sponsors a weekly Mystery Book Club that meets on Fridays at 12:30 PM. Books being discussed are available at the Truro Public Library. Background information: Truro Council on Aging Town of Truro Wikipedia: Truro, … Continue reading

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Reflection Starter from Ralph Marston

“Excellence is not a skill, it’s an attitude.” – Ralph Marston

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Idea Starter: Light Bulb Exchange

The City of Bristol, CT, is sponsoring a Light Bulb Exchange in which City residents are invited to bring up to 3 incandescent light bulbs to the Mayor’s Task Force on Energy Consumption booth at the Forestville Duck Race (3 … 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: Rising poverty: Kids eligible for reduced lunches on the rise (Bristol Press) ME: Town wins Project Canopy grant … Continue reading

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Reflection Starter from Arthur Ashe

“Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” – Arthur Ashe

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Air Quality Awareness Week

This week, the week of 27 April-1 May, is being observed as Air Quality Awareness Week. For more information about this observance, please visit: EPA: Air Quality Awareness Week National Weather Service: Air Quality Background information: AIRNow: Air Quality Index … Continue reading

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