Monthly Archives: April 2017

Recreation Idea Starter: Fishing Derby

The Lee, NH, Recreation Commission hosts an annual Fishing Derby at a local farm. Prizes and trophies are awarded for various size and number of fish caught. This year, three levels of monetary prizes will be given for specially tagged … 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 London police using coyote as an educational tool (The Day) ME: Roaming dogs drain animal control budget (Island … Continue reading

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Reflection Starter from Vincent Van Gogh

“Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.” – Vincent Van Gogh

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Senior Services Idea Starter: Fashion Show

The Concord, MA, Council on Aging sponsors an annual Fashion Show in which the center’s seniors model fashions from local clothing stores. These stores loan their latest summer styles and fitting the seniors with flattering clothing so they parade down … 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: Solar array at Stonington treatment plants would help slash costs for WPCA (The Westerly Sun) ME: Brunswick police adding … Continue reading

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Reflection Starter from Bear Bryant

“No coach has ever won a game by what he knows; it’s what his players know that counts.” – Paul “Bear” Bryant

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Public Safety Idea Starter: Social Host Workshop

The Georgetown, MA, Police Department recently collaborated with the Essex County District Attorney’s Office to host “Keeping Our Kids Safe: A Social Host Liability,” a workshop designed to help parents and other social hosts understand issues related to underage drinking, best … Continue reading

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