We want to keep pets in homes, sometimes they’re surrendered because they don’t have manners. Get some positive reinforcement dog trainers OR skilled dog handlers from area rescues together who are willing to offer a free hour once a week and teach basic manners. Drop in training at a park or other outdoor community space [Read more…]
This will slow down the speeds of cars and shorten the distance for pedestrians when crossing Dutton Street, making it more safe. Allowing on-street parking will be a boon for those businesses on Dutton St. Businesses on both sides of Dutton St will see that "bridging" the neighborhood is mutually [Read more…]
A decorative spray station/fountain set up downtown. We would work with health department to make sure it’s safe and fun. This would be like the stations set up during folk festival, but more aesthetically pleasing to be a focal point, and open to anyone who wants to cool off for certain weekends or weekdays while [Read more…]
Use underutilized open space–such as by the canals, by the river, a “Victory Garden” in front of City Hall, or any other space determined by the group–for access by those in need without cost other than volunteering to take care of maintenance. Use plants that require low or no maintenance (permaculture concepts). Excess produce can [Read more…]
Coordinate with the City, Businesses, Museums and the School Administration at the High School, MCC and/or UML to develop an application that would provide visitors with WiFi access to a menu-driven insight to attractions in the downtown, including directions to selected places of interest. It would be a real-time alternate to brochures, which are costly [Read more…]
UML has a great bike share program for their students at each of their campuses. Group would work with UML to expand the bike share program to downtown, JAM, other areas. Perhaps a pilot that has a bikeshare location at each end of a bikeable street. Could eventually partner with Hubway or another provider?