Monthly Archives: September 2016

Reflection Starter from Robert Schuller

“Spectacular achievement is always preceded by unspectacular preparation.” – Robert H. Schuller Advertisements

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Recreation Idea Starter: Tutoring

Beginning in November, the Portsmouth, RI, Recreation Department will be offering tutoring in mathematics, English, science, and social studies for students in middle school through high school. This service (free for Town residents) will be offered on Thursdays, 4:30-8:00 PM, … 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: Norwalk targeted by 5-year alcohol, drug-abuse prevention grant (The Hour) ME: Westbrook debates moratorium on residential building permits (Portland … Continue reading

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Reflection Starter from Nelson Mandela

“It always seems impossible until its done.” – Nelson Mandela

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Library Services Idea Starter: Town Interpretive Art & Literature Exhibit

Because 2016 is the Town’s Bicentennial, the Jacob Edwards Library, Southbridge, MA, is hosting, “My Southbridge: An Interpretation,” a group show of works that celebrate the Town. All area artists, crafters, and writers are invited to create and contribute a piece for the … 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: Expansion of private power plant could increase Wallingford’s tax revenue by over $1 million (Record Journal) ME: Without language … Continue reading

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Reflection Starter from Francis of Assisi

“Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.” – Francis of Assisi

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