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: Ceasefire called in battle over Norwalk murals (The Hour) ME: Winslow to alter town’s recycling protocol (The Morning … 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: New Milford strengthening connection between downtown and river (The News-Times) ME: Waterville area fire departments struggle with staffing … Continue reading

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International Fraud Awareness Week

This week, the week of 11-17 November, is being observed as International Fraud Awareness Week, an initiative designed to promote awareness, detection, and prevention of fraud and to encourage agencies and business to take steps to minimize the impact 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: Norwich to join Stonington, Groton Town police in state radio system partnership (The Day) ME: Portland looking at … 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: With Sheff Back in Court, A Look At School Integration In Hartford (Connecticut Public Radio) ME: Preparing for … Continue reading

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Public Safety Idea Starter: Preemptive Approach to Frequent 911 Callers

In an initiative designed to address the basic causes behind 911 callers who frequently ask for assistance, the Brownsville, TX, Fire Department is launching a mobile integrated health care unit with 1-2 EMS staff members who will visit the callers … Continue reading

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Drowsy Driving Prevention Week

This week, the week of 4-11 November, is being observed as Drowsy Driving Prevention Week, an observance designed to bring heightened awareness to the perils of driving while sleep deprived. For more information about this observance, please visit: National Sleep … Continue reading

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