Category Archives: Education

For the Season of Giving and 2016: The Alton Brooks Scholarship Fund

Democratic Town Committee Member Alton Brooks was doing what he usually does on Election Day on November 3rd.  Not letting a cold deter him, Brooks, 94, had his own sure voter list to call a network of friends, encourage them to go … Continue reading

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NB Gets State Bonds For Schools, Treatment Center, COSTCO’s Road

The state Bond Commission approved several New Britain projects Wednesday November 19th.   Among the bonding requests were $1,191,500 for the DiLoreto, Pulaski and Slade Schools, $545,272 for renovations and improvements at the Farrell Treatment Center, $1,057,465 for a roof replacement … Continue reading

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New Britain Democrats’ Backyard Barbeque Saturday 8/30

Join New Britain Democrats Saturday, August 30th, 3-6 pm for a backyard BBQ at the home of State Representative Peter Tercyak (26), the dean of the city’s legislative delegation.  The BBQ will be held at 150 Belridge Road and a … Continue reading

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DTC Recommends Merrill Gay for BOE Vacancy

The Democratic Town Committee (DTC) Tuesday unanimously recommended Merrill Gay, the executive director of the Connecticut Early Childhood Alliance,  to fill the Board of Education seat being vacated by Dr. Aram Ayalon. Meeting at City Hall to choose delegates to … Continue reading

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BOE Vote On Roosevelt School Monday….Bowling For Democrats February 28th….The 2014 Political Calendar

Whither Roosevelt?  BOE Schedules Monday Vote On Re-Use Of East Side Middle School The 10-member Board of Education (BOE) has scheduled a Monday 2/10 vote on a re-use of the Roosevelt Middle School on the city’s East Side following a public meeting … Continue reading

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50 Years Ago Today : LBJ Declared “Unconditional War on Poverty”

This administration today, here and now, declares unconditional war on poverty in America. I urge this Congress and all Americans to join with me in that effort.

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Campaign 2013 Begins…..DTC Recommends Nicole Rodriguez For BOE Vacancy….”Walk and Roll” For ADA Civil Rights Law 7/23

Campaign 2013:  Mayor O’Brien, Democratic Slate Endorsed  New Britain Democrats chose their municipal candidates at City Hall on July 18th giving Mayor Timothy O’Brien unanimous support for a second term. Mayor O’Brien accepted the endorsement, thanking his nominators on the … Continue reading

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