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

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Library Services Idea Starter: Making Crafts from Recyclable Items

At its Ives Main Branch, the New Haven Free Public Library is offering “Build a Reused World!” This children’s event is designed to enable participants to make “awesome crafts from recyclables.” The event is scheduled for Thursday, 27 July (2:00-3:00 PM). Background … Continue reading

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Reflection Starter from Ralph Waldo Emerson

“It is one of the beautiful compensations in this life that no one can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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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: Veterans criticize faded flags in Brooklyn’s display (Norwich Bulletin) ME: South Portland still wrestling with how to create … Continue reading

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Recreation/Public Safety Idea Starter: Junior Police Academy Camp

The South Portland, ME, Parks and Recreation Division recently collaborated with the South Portland Police Department to host a Junior Police Academy Camp for students entering Grades 6-8 in the fall. The week-long day camp was designed to provide participating youth with … Continue reading

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Reflection Starter from Thomas Jefferson

“Whenever you do a thing, act as if all the world were watching.” – Thomas Jefferson

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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: Fitness test thwarts wannabe cops (Record-Journal) ME: Maine school districts plan to use state funding for tax relief, … Continue reading

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