Monthly Archives: April 2016

National Arbor Day

Today, 29 April, is being observed as National Arbor Day, an observance designed to people (and organizations) to plant and care for trees, Although this day is the date of the national observance, a number of states observe Arbor Day … Continue reading

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Senior Services Idea Starter: Discovering a Culture Through Food

The Barnstable, MA, Senior Center sponsors a periodic “Discover a Culture Through Food” event. The next one, scheduled for Tuesday, 3 May (1:30-2:00 PM), will focus on the food of Pakistan. Reservations are requested, and there is a $5.00 fee … 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: Plans in place to improve downtown Ridgefield (The News-Times) ME: Scarborough girds for another beach access dispute (The … Continue reading

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Reflection Starter from J. R. R. Tolkien

“It’s the job that’s never started as takes longest to finish.” – J. R. R. Tolkien

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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: Officials install fence at transfer station to keep trash out of Stamford Harbor (Stamford Advocate) ME: Wiscasset to … Continue reading

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Library Services Idea Starter: Fine Arts Room

The Wiscasset, ME, Public Library operates the Hortense and Henry Ferne II Memorial Fine Arts Room, which houses a collection of reproductions of famous works of art as well as books covering all art forms. Reproductions may be checked out; they circulate … Continue reading

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Reflection Starter from Aesop

“No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.” – Aesop (in “The Lion and the Mouse”)

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