Category Archives: Parks and Recreation

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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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: Little Free Libraries added at Manchester parks (Journal Inquirer) ME: Yarmouth considers new management plan for Pratt’s Brook … 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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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: Norwalk Recreation and Parks to begin master planning process (The Hour) ME: Portland planners, Forest Avenue property owners … 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 fire marshals’ extra work hours unpaid (The Bulletin, Norwich) ME: A new outdoor fitness park was installed … Continue reading

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Idea Starter: Community E-Newsletter

The Town of Willington, CT, offers a comprehensive quarterly Community E-Newsletter (the Willington Wire) to its residents and and other interested persons. To access a copy of the current issue, please visit: Town of Willington: Willington Wire, Summer 2019 Background … Continue reading

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Park Agencies and the Youth Vaping Epidemic

“‘Vaping is considered cool in my group of friends,’ says one female teen, who was just 13 years old the first time she began vaping. ‘It might just be the fact that you’re doing the things you know you shouldn’t … Continue reading

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