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: Coventry seeks input from residents on survey to determine how the town should grow (Journal Inquirer) ME: Portland … Continue reading

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Public Safety/Education Idea Starter: Role Playing Scenarios for Students

“Brewer High School student Dillan Lee put himself in a police officer’s shoes Thursday morning to understand a scenario in which an officer might use deadly force. “Lee, 18, and his classmates role-played troublemakers at a traffic stop and in … Continue reading

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National Poison Prevention Week

This week, the week of 17-24 March, is being observed as National Poison Prevention Week, an initiative designed as a means for local communities to raise awareness of the dangers of unintentional poisonings and to take such preventive measures as … 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: Lebanon revisiting charter creation (The Bulletin, Norwich) ME: A forgotten midcoast Maine neighborhood is on the verge of … 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: Local police divided on sharing information with ICE (Connecticut Post) ME: Town in talks to buy beach after … Continue reading

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Idea Starter: Vulnerability Preparedness Climate Resilience Event

The Town of Barnstable, MA, is hosting a community planning event designed to explore how the community is impacted by natural hazards and to develop a comprehensive strategy to reduce potential risks, improve the community’s ability to recover quickly after … 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: Police, advocates differ on handling juvenile car thieves with multiple offenses (Hartford Courant) ME: Houlton public works crews … Continue reading

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