Category Archives: City Hall

DTC Chair Files Complaint On Mayor’s Use Of Car Tax Bills To Promote Candidacy

State Law Bars Incumbents From Using Public Funds Within 3 Months of Election The State Elections Enforcement Commission received a complaint on Wednesday (September 13) alleging use of public funds by Mayor Erin Stewart to promote her candidacy for re-election. … Continue reading

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Introducing The Democratic Slate: Lanette Spranzo Macaruso Seeks Two-Year Term For Tax Collector

Lanette Spranzo Macaruso, the Democratic nominee for Tax Collector, said her priority will be efficiency, accuracy and bringing more transparency to the city’s tax collection system in her first run for elective office on the slate led by Mayoral candidate Merrill … Continue reading

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2015 Municipal Campaign Candidate Events……Behind the $7.8 Million Budget Surplus…..Six Ways To Help Row A Democrats

2015 Municipal Campaign: One Month To November 3rd Pulaski Club Reception for Ward 4’s Bosworth/Hermanowski Slate On Monday October  5th Ward Four Democrats Wyatt Bosworth and Larry Hermanowski will hold a reception on behalf of their candidacies on Monday, October … Continue reading

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DTC Meets Thursday May 28th…..DTC Chair Forms Exploratory Committee….Tax Fairness Legislation = $8.8 Million More For NB

May Meeting: Town Committee Meets Thursday May 28th At NB City Hall The Democratic Town Committee will meet on Thursday, May 28th at 7 pm for its May meeting. All Democrats are welcome to attend. The meeting will be held … Continue reading

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LWV Potluck & Pols…..Dem Women’s Caucus….Gaffney Voters Sent To DiLoreto….Zherka and The 2013 Campaign….

League of Women Voter Forum: “Pasta, Pot Luck & Politicians” Monday 9/29 The New Britain Area League of Women Voters (LWV) will get political (in a non-partisan way) when it hosts a “Pasta, Pot Luck & Politicians” dinner and discussion … Continue reading

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GOP Seeks Lower Fines For Blight……Nappier Reception Is July 17th…CCAG BBQ July 19th…Join Us For Campaign 2014…..

City Hall Watch: GOP Seeks Lower Fines For Blighted Buildings; Council Hearing Tuesday, 7/8 The Common Council’s Planning, Zoning and Housing Sub Committee will hold a public hearing Tuesday, 7/8, at 7 p.m. at New Britain City Hall on a … Continue reading

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Who’s selling the city’s water supply now? This time it’s for real….

One of the more effective hits on former Mayor  O’Brien’s  2013 campaign was unfounded assertions that he was cutting a deal with the Metropolitan District Commission (MDC) to sell the city’s water department — the city’s most coveted natural resource. … Continue reading

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