Monthly Archives: July 2015

Cultural Services Idea Starter: Presentation on Stone Walls

The Moultonborough, NH, Historical Society is offering a program on New England’s stone walls (Monday, 10 August, 7:00 PM). The presenter, Kevin Gardner, author of The Granite Kiss, has over 25 years of experience as a master stonemason designing, building, and restoring stone walls and … 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: Police cell phone crackdown starts next week (Connecticut Post) ME: Millinocket places tax liens on 252 properties (Bangor … Continue reading

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Reflection Starter from Henry Ford

“Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them.” – Henry Ford

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Idea Starter: Energy Efficiency Challenge Awards

Salt Lake City, UT, is sponsoring Skyline Challenge, a competition designed to encourages building owners across the city to proactively meet – and exceed – the air quality and energy-saving targets of Sustainable Salt Lake – Plan 2015 by evaluating … 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 state law could give Groton an advantage in getting school referendum passed (The Day) ME: York Village … Continue reading

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Reflection Starter from Douglas Adams

“To give real service you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money, and that is sincerity and integrity.” – Douglas Adams

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Cultural Services Idea Starter: Scanning Party

The Plainville, MA, Historical Commission is collaborating with the Plainville Public Library to host a Scanning Party designed to help participants preserve and save old family photos and also allow those family photos the opportunity to tell the history of … Continue reading

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