Monthly Archives: September 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: New Connecticut law limits school expulsions in early education (Middletown Press) ME: Arundel aims to become seasonal destination … Continue reading

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Reflection Starter from Eric Sevareid

“The chief cause of problems is solutions.” – Eric Sevareid

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Youth Services Idea Starter: Move It Monday’s

On Mondays during the fall, the Enfield, CT, Youth Center offers Move It Monday’s, in which young people, ages 8 to 18, are invited to participate in a ‘crazy staff-run obstacle course,” dodgeball, kickball, and other activities (4:00-5:00 PM). Background information: … 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: City of Meriden removing downtown brick crosswalks (Record-Journal) ME: Portland students join the fight against invasive aquatic species … Continue reading

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Reflection Starter from Publilius Syrus

“Do not despise the bottom rungs in the ascent to greatness.” – Publilius Syrus

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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: School-based clinics play expanding role (Connecticut Post) ME: Brunswick Landing water contamination remedies in dispute (The Forecaster) MA: … Continue reading

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Library Services Idea Starter: Food For Thought Book Club

The Swampscott, MA, Public Library, sponsors a Food For Thought Book Club. Each meeting focuses on a different cookbook (including ones by local authors). In addition, volunteers prepare something from the cookbook. Occasionally guest speakers discuss their books or their … Continue reading

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