Category Archives: Idea Starters

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: Petition started to make Stafford Town Hall more accessible to handicapped (Journal Inquirer, Manchester) ME: Freeport hopes to … Continue reading

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Recreation Idea Starter: Lunch Time Bootcamp

The Bethel, CT, Parks and Recreation Department is offering a Lunch Time Bootcamp on Fridays from 6 December through 31 January (12:15-1:00 PM). This class is designed to get participants ready for the weekend through a variety of exercises designed … Continue reading

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America Recycles Day

America Recycles Day, an observance designed to promote and celebrate recycling through education and collection events, will be observed on Friday, 15 November. For more information about America Recycles Day, please visit: America Recycles Day Facebook: America Recycles Day National … Continue reading

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Idea Starter: Election Day Food Drive

During this year’s election, the Town of Old Saybrook, CT, sponsored an Election Day Food Drive with all donations going to a local soup kitchen and pantry. Residents donated 674 pounds of food and $174.00. Background information: Town of Old … 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: Hamden weighing benefits of owning its streetlights – if it’s allowed to buy them (New Haven Register) ME: … Continue reading

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Idea Starter: Traffic Signal Box Painting

In the interest of enhancing the visual experience for residents and visitors to our town, the Wellesley, MA, Public Art Committee, in collaboration with the Wellesley Police Department, is inviting artists to help transform local traffic signal electric boxes into … Continue reading

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Senior Services Idea Starter: Care for the Caregiver Program

The Raynham, MA, Senior Center recently collaborated with an area health care services agency to present Taking Care of Seniors: Care for the Caregiver, a program designed to address the wellness of senior caregivers taking care of senior family or … Continue reading

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