Monthly Archives: July 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: Summer school reading program takes New Haven students to camp (New Haven Register) ME: Maine encourages schools to … Continue reading

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Library Services Idea Starter: Pet Care Presentation

The Cumberland, RI, Public Library is hosting a presentation by the Ocean State Animal Coalition designed to emphasize, for children aged 5-12, the importance of preparing for a new pet to join the family and to help them them understand … Continue reading

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Reflection Starter from J. K. Rowling

“If you want to see the true measure of a man, watch how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.” – J. K. Rowling

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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: Stolen vehicles recovered in Groton highlight larger summer trend (The Day) ME: New volunteers help, but Harpswell fire … Continue reading

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Idea Starter: Farm Day

The Durham, CT, Agriculture Commission sponsors an annual Farm Day designed to be a day-long celebration of the Town’s working landscape of farms and gardens. Planned events include tours of the University of New Hampshire agricultural research facilities and a … Continue reading

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Reflection Starter from Lao-Tze

“Do the difficult things while they are easy and do the great things while they are small. A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.” – Lao-Tze

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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 Haven unveils emergency preparedness booklet for immigrant families (New Haven Register) ME: Skowhegan board adopts language to … Continue reading

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