Monthly Archives: June 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: Middletown Area Transit bus riders plead for solution to significant route cuts (Middletown Press) ME: RSU 9 increases … Continue reading

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Idea Starter: Planning Awards for Community Service and Project Design

The Lamoille County, VT, Planning Commission annually presents awards in community service and project design. Media report: News & Citizen: Planning commission honors volunteers and designers (15 JUN 17) Background information: Lamoille County Planning Commission Facebook: Lamoille County Planning Commission

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Reflection Starter from Thomas Edison

“Genius is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration.” – Thomas A. Edison

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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: Brookfield will reimburse former Republican registrar for legal fees (The News-Times) ME: South Portland sees former public works … Continue reading

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Education Idea Starter: Walking School Bus

Families of a number of walking students at the Irving School in Derby, CT, participate in a Walking School Bus designed to encourage daily attendance in a timely manner. Media Report: New Haven Register: ‘Walking School Bus’ in Derby get … Continue reading

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Reflection Starter from John Steinbeck

“It is a common experience that a problem difficult at night is resolved in the morning after the committee of sleep has worked on it.” – John Steinbeck

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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: Sale of Lambert Kay property approved; town residents to make ultimate decision (The Register Citizen) ME: Nonprofit gives … Continue reading

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