Category Archives: Environment

Happy New Year: Looking Back and Moving Forward With New Britain Democrats

January 1, 2017 League of Women Voters Hosts Brunch With Legislators Saturday, 1/7 Legislature Opens On Wednesday, January 4th New Britain area League of Women Voters’ will host a public brunch with New Britain area  legislators on Saturday January 7th … 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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Blizzard Clean Up: Street By Street, City DPW Is Getting The Job Done

Sunday…10 February 2013… Noon Saturday 9 pm Post from Digging Out Slowed By Storm Intensity, Accumulation The storm that moved into the city at mid day on Friday dumped upwards of 27 inches of drifting snow. It will likely … Continue reading

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Time To Review new political map….State Central Election April 24th….Statewide honors for Alton Brooks…Convention Schedule…..Happy Earth Day

DTC To Review New Ward, District Lines At April Meeting A  new political map for New Britain  is nearing completion with changes to ward lines, voting districts and polling places for the November Presidential election. The Democratic Town Committee will … Continue reading

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DTC Will Welcome Candidates, Review State Legislation…Council Takes Up COSTCO Wednesday…Donovan In NB Thursday 6/23…Obama on Father’s Day

Candidates for municipal offices will be introduced or announced at the June meeting of the Democratic Town Committee to be held on Thursday, June 23, at 7:30 p.m. at New Britain City Hall’s Room 504. Next month between July 19 … Continue reading

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Rep. O’Brien: “We need a better approach to economic development than selling off city park land.”

Concerns raised by 24th State Rep. Timothy O’Brien over the proposed location of a COSTCO store in city parks has spawned increasing opposition to the Hartford Road site on protected park land and Stanley Golf Course. In a May 21st … Continue reading

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DeFronzo: “Unanswered Questions” On COSTCO plan to take over city park land

Ward 4 Ald. David DeFronzo, who voiced strong objections to a zone change allowing a proposal to use park land for a COSTCO store earlier this month, has reiterated his opposition in a statement released on June 16th. The Common … Continue reading

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