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: Asthma ER visits and hospitalizations drop in many Connecticut communities, including New Haven (New Haven Register)

ME: Selectmen wrangle over code of ethics (York County Coast Star)

MA: Mandatory training set for Easton officials (The Enterprise)

NH: Placement of Ten Commandments monument in Somersworth debated (New Hampshire Union Leader)

RI: Council shelves town attorney’s move to restrict citizens’ comments (The Westerly Sun)

VT: State Tries To Balance Vermont Students’ Needs With New Federal Education Law (Vermont Public Radio)

National: WANTED: Police for Hire, Minorities Encouraged: Qualified — and willing — applicants have become increasingly hard for police departments to find (Governing Magazine)

Background information:

Town of Ogunquit, ME

Town of Easton, MA

City of Somersworth, NH

Town of Westerly, RI

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Thomas Lopatosky is editor & publisher of New England City & Town.
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