Monthly Archives: May 2016

Library Services Idea Starter: Personalized Reading List for Adults

The Beverly, MA, Public Library works with adult patrons to offer a a customized list of book suggestions. These suggestions are based on information the patron supplies, including some of their favorite books and authors; some of their favorite movies and/or television shows; genres … 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: License plate scanners nab thousands of drivers (Middletown Press) ME: Former air base flies past five-year goals for … Continue reading

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Reflection Starter from Blaise Pascal

“Kind words do not cost much. Yet they accomplish much.” – Blaise Pascal

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Senior Services Idea Starter: Pharmacist Appointments

The Coventry, CT, Senior Center is hosting pharmacist appointments on Wednesday, 8 June (9:00-11:00 AM). These fifteen-minute appointments with a local pharmacist are designed to provide private one-on-one consultation related to prescription/medication issues and concerns. Background information: Coventry Senior Center … 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: Volunteers ‘rejuvenate’ Meriden’s Veterans Memorial Boulevard (Record-Journal) ME: Yarmouth approves later start school start times (The Portland Press … Continue reading

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Reflection Starter from Stephen Covey

“Every time you think the problem is ‘out there,’ that very thought is the problem.” – Stephen R. Covey

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Public Safety Idea Starter: Civilian Response to Active Shooter and Emergency Casualty Care Training

The Nashua, NH, Police Department hosts a periodic free training session, “Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events and Casualty Care Training,” designed to provide information on what to do during an active shooter event and what medical care can be … Continue reading

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