Monthly Archives: August 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: Cell phone GPS accuracy hinders 911 system, upgrade planned (Bristol Press) ME: Scarborough schools enter exchange with Dominican … Continue reading

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Library Services Idea Starter: Presentation on Lighthouses

The Maury Loontjens Memorial Library, Narragansett, RI, is sponsoring a free presentation, “Lighthouses of Rhode Island,” by writer/photographer and maritime historian Jeremy D’Entremont. The author’s presentations combine historic and new photos, film clips and audio clips. He is the author … Continue reading

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Reflection Starter from Jim Rohn

“One of the major reasons why people are not doing well is because they keep trying to get through the day. A more worthy challenge is to try to get from the day. We must become sensitive enough to observe … Continue reading

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Education Idea Starter: Parents’ Guides to Student Success

On its website, Derby, CT, Public Schools offers access to a series of four-page Parents’ Guides to Student Success for Grades Kindergarten-8, plus High School English and High School Math. Each guide is offered in English and in Spanish. Background … 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 holds off on new sewer fees (New Haven Register) ME: More trash in Bath requires additional landfill … Continue reading

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Reflection Starter from Maya Angelou

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou

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Senior Services Idea Starter: Fashion Show

The Concord, MA, Council on Aging is sponsoring a Fashion Show for which local business are loaning them the “latest  fall  styles”  for  their  seniors  to  parade  down  their  runway.  The show will include both men’s and women’s fashions. There … Continue reading

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