Monthly Archives: September 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: Former cop wins $2.5 million judgment (Connecticut Post) ME: Building moratorium gaining momentum (American Journal) MA: Accredit to their … Continue reading

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Reflection Starter from Winston Churchill

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” – Sir Winston Churchill

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Senior Services Idea Starter: Ask the Nurse Sessions

The Barnstable, MA, Senior Center sponsors a weekly “Ask the Nurse” session (Wednesdays, 9:30-11:00 AM) during which the Town Nurse is available to answer health questions and concerns in a confidential one-on-one setting. In addition to providing information and resources related … 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: Essex Ponders More ‘Business-Friendly’ Regulations (Essex Times) ME: 229 schools shared rare insight into their challenge to protect kids … Continue reading

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Reflection Starter from Benjamin Spock

“You know more than you think you do.” – Dr. Benjamin Spock

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Economic Development Idea Starter: Harvest Fest

Waterville Main Street, a Waterville, ME, non-profit organization that strives to advance efforts to develop the Downtown area into a thriving, energetic, commercial, social, cultural, and entertainment destination, sponsors an annual Harvest Fest. This year’s event, scheduled for Sunday, 2 October, … 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: Residents sound off at Meriden public safety forum (Record-Journal) ME: Just in case, Portland emphasizes school attendance (The Forecaster) … Continue reading

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