Category Archives: Idea Starters

Senior Services Idea Starter: Friday Opera Club

The Belmont, MA, Council on Aging sponsors a Friday Opera Club on the third Friday of each month (beginning at 12:45 PM. This free event includes the screening of a designated opera (July’s feature is Lucia de Lamermoor, by Gaetano … Continue reading

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Idea Starter: Invasive and Undesirable Plants List

The Wellesley, MA, Department of Public Works Park and Tree Division offers residents a list of plants to serve as a guide for anyone planting or transplanting material within the boundaries of the Town. The goal of this list is … 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: Portland shares more potential uses for targeted riverfront property (The Middletown Press) ME: South Portland cop camp gives … Continue reading

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Library Services Idea Starter: Color and Coffee Sessions

The Chichester, NH, Library is inviting patrons to stop by the library on Friday afternoons during July for Color & Coffee (or a cold beverage). New stress-relieving coloring books and supplies are available. Background information: Chichester Town Library Town of … Continue reading

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Recreation Idea Starter: Family Fun Pool Party

The Southbury, CT, Parks & Recreation Department is sponsoring a free Family Fun Pool Party at the Town Pool on Sunday 14 July (6:00-8:00 PM). No pool membership needed to attend. Town residents are invited to bring the whole family … Continue reading

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Youth Services Idea Starter: Kidding Around the Center Event

The Glastonbury, CT, Town Center Initiative is sponsoring  Kidding Around the Center, on of a series of events designed to encourage the use of the Town Center as a vibrant center of community life. This event, scheduled for Tuesday, 16 … Continue reading

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Public Safety Idea Starter: Police Engagement Program

The Stratford, CT, Police Department is inviting Town residents to participate in a Police Engagement Program, an interactive workshop designed to pioneer the latest in community policing. Among other items, participants will have the opportunity to discuss some of the … Continue reading

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