Monthly Archives: June 2016

Recreation Idea Starter: Video Boot Camp

Salem, MA, Park,Recreation and Community Services recently offering a Video Boot Camp for children aged 8 through 14. The camp is designed to help participants learn the basic operation of SATV digital camcorders, as well as video editing. The camp, offered … Continue reading

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Reflection Starter from Walter Scott

“Unless a tree has borne blossoms in spring, you will vainly look for fruit on it in autumn.” – Sir Walter Scott

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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: Ordinance brings teeth to bare against industrial uses in residential neighborhoods (The Hour) ME: Non-traditional students overcome adversities … Continue reading

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Senior Services Idea Starter: Drum Circle

The Needham, MA, Council on Aging is offering senior center participants an opportunity to to experience a drum circle, Participants will have the opportunity to explore rhythms, games, and music together with a variety of drums and other instruments. 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: New Haven seeking farmers to harvest 10-acre hay field that links to 19th century past (New Haven Register) … Continue reading

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Reflection Starter from Colin Powell

“Never neglect details. When everyone’s mind is dulled or distracted the leader must be doubly vigilant.” – Colin Powell

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Economic Development Idea Starter: Summer Fest

Intown Manchester, a Business Improvement District working in cooperation with the City of Manchester, NH, to increase downtown’s competitiveness, sponsors an annual Summer Fest,  a variety of events, held throughout July and August, that are designed to show off what downtown has … Continue reading

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