Author Archives: thoslop

About thoslop

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

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 Milford, environmental groups ask for stricter permit for Candlewood Solar project (The Register Citizen) ME: MSAD 1 … Continue reading

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Idea Starter: Community E-Newsletter

The Town of Willington, CT, publishes Willington Wire, a quarterly electronic newsletter that is available to Town residents, visitors, and other interested persons. The current issue contains 27 pages and includes the Town’s vision statement, a list of Town officials … Continue reading

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Reflection Starter from Robert Frost

“Don’t ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.” – Robert Frost

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Rise of Nighttime Pedestrian and Cyclist Deaths

“Pedestrians and vehicles travel together along stretches of U.S. 90 in Escambia County, just west of Pensacola, Fla. Six lanes of traffic moving at high speeds make a precarious adventure for people walking to nearby big-box retailers and restaurants during … Continue reading

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Education Idea Starter: Mindfulness Training for Faculty and Students

Scarborough, ME, Middle Schools are receiving self-awareness training which, in turn, may be shared with students. Media report: The Forecaster: Slow down: Scarborough Middle School embraces mindfulness (16 JAN 19) Background information: Scarborough Middle School Scarborough Public Schools Town of … Continue reading

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Reflection Starter from Benjamin Franklin

“Diligence is the mother of good luck.” – 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: Derby passes ordinance that bans some vehicles from street parking (New Haven Register) ME: Methane levels threaten Cumberland … Continue reading

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