Monthly Archives: May 2017

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: Berlin collaborates with New Britain, Farmington for innovation grant projects (Berlin Citizen) ME: Mmm, mmm, maybe: Lewiston considers greenlighting … Continue reading

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Reflection Starter

“The world is your cow. But you have to do the milking.” – New England Proverb

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Senior Services Idea Starter: Fall Prevention Program

The Keene, NH, Senior Center is sponsoring its second annual “A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls” program in June. The series of eight two-hour classes is scheduled to begin on Tuesday, 6 June 6 (1:00-3:00 PM\). All classes … Continue reading

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Reflection Starter from William James

“Acceptance of what has happened is the first step to overcoming the consequences of any misfortune.” – William James

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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: Sidewalk to join Newtown’s downtown with Fairfield Hills (The News-Times) ME: Portland waterfront zoning changes get chilly reception from … Continue reading

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National Healthy and Safe Swimming Week

This week, the week of 22-28 May, has been designated as National Healthy and Safe Swimming Week. Healthy and Safe Swimming Week 2017. The observance was formerly known as Recreational Water Illness and Injury (RWII) Prevention Week. The annual observance … Continue reading

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Library Services Idea Starter: Smartphone Security

The Waterbury, VT, Public Library is offering on a presentation on Smartphone Security designed to help participants learn about available options to keep their smartphone secure and private. Both iPhone and Android systems will be discussed. The free presentation is … Continue reading

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