Category Archives: Public Safety

Items related to municipal public safety (including fire protection, emergency medical services, law enforcement, and emergency management)

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: Eyesore no more – Danbury’s dirt mountains to move (Connecticut Post) ME: Bangor’s parking enforcement to go digital … Continue reading

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Public Safety Idea Starter: Community Policing Coins

The Buxton, ME, Police Department presents special coins to citizens and employees who commit acts of extraordinary kindness or unselfishly give of themselves to help others. These coins were specially minted for the department and are carried by all on-duty … 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: Survey finds e-cigarettes are problem in Ridgefield (The News-Times) ME: Fireworks set off alarms in Scarborough after truckloads … Continue reading

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Public Safety Idea Starter: Gift Cards for Safe Drivers

As part of its observance of Independence Day, members of the Tiverton, RI, Police Department gave out gift cards to local eating establishments to drivers displaying good driving habits. Media report: Newport Daily News: Tiverton police to give out gift … 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 erases more blight with graffiti removal (New Haven Register) ME: Portland tests smart traffic signals in trailblazing … 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: Brooklyn considers expanding bike EMS program in town (Norwich Bulletin) ME: Portland proposes $5,000-a-room fee for new hotels … 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: Skaters ramp up work on skate park (The News-Times) ME: Brunswick student gardeners farm food, life skills (The … Continue reading

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