Monthly Archives: May 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: Hartford Police: More Street Cops Might Not Be Solution (Hartford Courant) ME: Maine cities, towns looking to improve … Continue reading

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Public Safety Idea Starter: Wanted Persons Webpage

The New Haven, CT, Police Department Records Division has set up a Wanted Persons web page designed to be used by both department members and City residents to view related photographs and information from any browser or smartphone. To access … Continue reading

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Reflection Starter from Robert Kennedy

“All of us might wish at times that we lived in a more tranquil world, but we don’t. And if our times are difficult and perplexing, so are they challenging and filled with opportunity.” – Robert F. Kennedy

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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: Police foot patrols gaining public trust in New Haven (New Haven Register) ME: Recycling tips abound at poorly … Continue reading

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Economic Development Idea Starter: Small Business Month

During the month of May, the City of Lowell MA, is observing Small Business Month, an initiative designed to recognize and celebrate the City’s small business community. The observance includes four neighborhood-based business resource fairs, each with a number of … Continue reading

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Reflection Starter from Mark Twain

“The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” – attributed to Mark Twain

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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: Controversy brewing in West Haven over use of eminent domain to pave way for The Haven (New Haven … Continue reading

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