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: New Milford considers community centers (The News-Times) ME: Portland’s Park Avenue lane changes get mixed marks (The Forecaster) … 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: Plainville changes policy to allow volunteer firefighters to serve until age 72 (Record-Journal) ME: Bangor allows family shelter … Continue reading

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Public Safety Idea Starter: Human Trafficking Brochure for Parents

The East Hartford, CT, Police Department offers parents and other caregivers a brochure designed to give an overview of sex trafficking and sexual exploitation and how it might show up within their families. The brochure also offers a number of … Continue reading

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International Air Ambulance Week

The week of 8-16 September is being observed as International Air Ambulance Week, an observance designed to focus on supporting flying medical services around the world. Background information: Facebook: International Air Ambulance Week 2018 Lifestar (Connecticut) Lifeflight of Maine Boston … 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: Expansion planned at Pomfret library (Norwich Bulletin) ME: Balloon ban put on fast track (Kennebunk Post) MA: Part-time … Continue reading

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National Preparedness Month

September is being observed as National Preparedness Month. This awareness month is sponsored by the Ready Campaign in partnership with Citizen Corps and the Ad Council. National Preparedness Month is designed to encourage Americans to take simple steps to prepare … 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: PZC allows residential mixed-use in under-used retail zone (The Westerly Sun) ME: Portland bills other municipalities for share … Continue reading

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