Category Archives: Environment

From The Chair: An Apology For Incident At The Tilcon Water Hearing On June 26th

I was already angry when Don Naples, Republican alderman, approached me at the end of a four-hour hearing. The first half of the hearing at Gaffney School was unbearable. I had jotted in my notes, “parade of prostitutes.” Our mayor … Continue reading

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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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