Category Archives: Library and Cultural Services

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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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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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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Idea Starter: “Explore Our Neighborhood” Project

The Newport, RI, Health Equity Zone and Bike Newport recently collaborated to develop a “Explore Our Neighborhood” project designed to highlight points of interest for resident and visiting bikers or walkers. Media report: Newport Daily News New trails encourage residents to explore Newport neighborhoods Background … Continue reading

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Library Services Idea Starter: Teen/Tween Game Night

The Berlin-Peck Memorial Library, Berlin, CT, is sponsoring a Teen/Tween Game Night designed to help kids aged 10 and older learn different tabletop and card games. All who attend will be entered into a prize drawing for tabletop games. Snacks will be provided provided. … 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: Confusion over changes to Bridgeport’s parking meters (Connecticut Post) ME: Interactive ‘wall’ sculpture in Old Port park raises … 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: Proposed pedestrian bridge in Wilton clears final hurdle (The Hour) ME: Preservation panel in ‘fight for existence’ (Wiscasset … Continue reading

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