Monthly Archives: July 2016

Senior Services Idea Starter: Jewelry Workshop

The Wilton, CT, Senior Center is offering a Jewelry Workshop to senior citizens. The workshops are designed to enable participants the fun of making beaded jewelry. Participants may select materials to match their own style. No experience is necessary. Workshops are … 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: Wilton schools Get OK to pursue solar future (The Hour) ME: Old Town to purchase defunct mill land, … Continue reading

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Reflection starter from Leonardo da Vinci

“Every now and then go away, have a little relaxation, for when you come back to your work your judgment will be surer. Go some distance away because then the work appears smaller and more of it can be taken … Continue reading

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Public Safety Idea Starter: Pokeman Go App

The Ridgefield, CT, Police Department recently collaborated with Prospector Theater to offer a humorous video on Pokemon Go safety. Media report: The News-Times: Ridgefield police record humorous Pokemon Go safety video (28 JUL 16) Background information: Ridgefield Police Department Town … 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 schools plan aggressive targeting of early grades for improvements in reading (New Haven Register) ME: Waterville … Continue reading

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Reflection Starter from Dale Carnegie

“Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.” – Dale Carnegie

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Economic Development Idea Starter: Business Highlight on Website/Social Media

Each Wednesday, the City of Danbury, CT, is featuring an interview with a local business on the city’s website and social media pages. This initiative is part of an ongoing effort to promote business development within the city as well as … Continue reading

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