Category Archives: Health and Human Services

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: Norwich schools to provide free lunch, breakfast to all students (The Day) ME: Short-term rental tensions surge in … Continue reading

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APHA Releases Climate Change, Health, and Equity Guide for Local Health Departments

The American Public Health Association and the Public Health Institute Center for Climate Change and Health have collaborated to produce Climate Change, Health and Equity: A Guide for Local Health Departments. Published with funding from the California Department of Public … 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: Ansonia gets $400,000 from state to improve downtown (Connecticut Post) ME: South Portland ponders how to streamline meetings … Continue reading

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Senior Services Idea Starter: Chronic Disease Self Management Program

The East Hartford, CT, Senior Center is offering a Chronic Disease Self Management Program, a six-week interactive evidence-based workshop designed to help participants manage chronic disease. The free workshop is scheduled for six Mondays (1:00-3:30 PM), beginning 10 September. Background … Continue reading

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EPA Providing Funds to Monitor CT & MA Beaches

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is providing $211, 500 to the Connecticut Department of Public Health and $240,500 to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health to support beach water quality monitoring and public notification efforts throughout these states. EPA is … Continue reading

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Recreation Idea Starter: T’ai Chi for All Levels

The Buxton, ME, Recreation Department is offering Meditation in Motion – T’ai Chi for all levels. According to the Buxton Recreation Department, T’ai Chi is a form of Chinese Martial Arts which promotes healing through soft, relaxing, and low impact … 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: New Fairfield officials tout benefits of selling water to Aquarion (The News-Times) ME: Soaring costs push Maine town … Continue reading

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