Category Archives: Economic Development

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: Pomfret leaders fine-tune rules for constables (Norwich Bulletin) ME: Portland neighborhood uneasy as eastern waterfront evolves (The Forecaster) … Continue reading

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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: Putnam’s revitalization efforts spotlighted on tour (Norwich Bulletin) ME: Livermore Falls town clerk to add treasurer to duties … Continue reading

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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: Wallingford coalition focuses anti-drug campaign on youth vaping (Record-Journal) ME: Downs TIF details released (Scarborough Leader) MA: Braintree … Continue reading

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Considerations Related to Branding a Community

“When done right, branding a city will net it far more than just a flashy new logo.” ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ “James Fenton, the executive director of Gallatin, Tenn.’s Economic Development Agency, made a startling discovery about his city in … Continue reading

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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: FOIC orders Cheshire to release redacted internal affairs report (Record-Journal) ME: Portland to maintain dual identity of Ludlow … Continue reading

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Idea Starter: Special Event on Town Property Guidebook

The Town of Barnstable, MA, has adopted a Special Event on Town Property Guidebook containing procedures to assist with navigating through the permitting process for events that promote Barnstable’s quality of life and the unique character of the seven villages of … Continue reading

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Economic Development Idea Starter: On-Line Business Directory

The Town of Lisbon, ME, offers an On-Line Business Directory designed to allow residents and visitors the opportunity to search for businesses by category or name of business and to give businesses a chance to provide citizens with information about … Continue reading

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