Monthly Archives: August 2016

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: Land use study on Stones Ranch, surrounding towns outlined to public (The Day) ME: Kittery leery of banning dogs … Continue reading

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Reflection Starter from Og Mandino

“Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later.” – Og Mandino

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Economic Development Idea Starter:

The Southbury, CT, Economic Development Commission has, in collaboration with the local business community, created a promotional video, Our History; Your Story, designed to create a look and feel of what local residents and businesspersons think about the Town. The video is … 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: Back-To-School Focus: Driving Down Chronic Absence (Hartford Courant) ME: Madison assessors approve tax increase in wake of mill closure … Continue reading

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Reflection Starter from Michael Jordan

“Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.” – Michael Jordan

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Library Services Idea Starter: Virtual Exhibit Gallery

On its website, the Bridgeport, CT, Public Library offers a Virtual Exhibit Gallery. Collections displayed include “The Postcard Collection: Vintage Views of Bridgeport,” “The World War One Collection: Bridgeport during WWI,” and “Bicycle Clubs in Bridgeport: Rolling with the Times.” To … 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 radio system will help first responders (The Ridgefield Press) ME: Special education teacher shortage worsens at Maine schools … Continue reading

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