Monthly Archives: November 2015

Small Business Saturday

A number of communities throughout this region and the rest of the nation are urging residents to save some energy (and money) by turning out to support locally-based, small businesses on Saturday, 28 November – Small Business Saturday (the business day … 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 Milford recycling center to remain in town’s control (New Milford Spectrum) ME: Jay, Livermore Falls explore sharing … Continue reading

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Reflection Starter from Tony Robbins

“There is no such thing as failure. There are only results.” – Tony Robbins

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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: Plainville’s Paderewski Pond forum unites town (Plainville Citizen) ME: Fate of Mousam dams remains uncertain (Kennebunk Post) MA: … Continue reading

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Reflection Starter from Og Mandino

“Always render more and better service than is expected of you, no matter what your task may be.” – Og Mandino

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Idea Starter: E-Citizen Crowdsourcing

The City of Worcester, MA, offers its residents a website, myWorcester, designed to connect them with City Government. On this website, they are able to participate in an online crowdsourcing collaborative with other concerned residents committed to problem solving 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: School board to allow cellphones, tablets at Torrington High School (The Register Citizen) ME: Cost could kill decades-old … Continue reading

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