Author Archives: thoslop

About thoslop

Thomas Lopatosky is editor & publisher of New England City & Town.

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. It is designed to be a time of raising awareness of domestic violence throughout the United States and its devastating effects on families and communities. It is also a time to remember those who … Continue reading

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Human Services Idea Starter: Building Insulating Window Inserts

The Town of Falmouth, ME, is collaborating with WindowDressers (a non-profit organization that strives to helping Maine residents reduce heating costs, fossil fuel consumption, and CO2 emissions by lowering the amount of heat loss through windows) to hold a community … Continue reading

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Benjamin Franklin

“By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” – Benjamin Franklin

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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 police address vehicle chase policies (New Haven Register) ME: Why a Maine island community is switching … Continue reading

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Planning Idea Starter: Community Conversation on Housing

The City of Lebanon, NH, and Vital Communities are collaborating to sponsor a community conversation, “Housing and the Future of Lebanon.” This initiative is designed to explore what types of homes Lebanon needs to have a thriving community for all … Continue reading

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Reflection Starter from Earl Nightingale

“Do each day all that can be done that day. You don’t need to overwork or to rush blindly into your work trying to do the greatest possible number of things in the shortest possible time.” – Earl Nightingale

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International Infection Prevention Week

This week, the week of 14-20 October, is being observed as International Infection Prevention Week, an observance designed to stress the importance of infection prevention and actions the healthcare community (including EMS provides) can take to improve patient safety. The … Continue reading

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