Category Archives: Weekend Update

Stop Trumpcare Rally Monday 7/10; Meet & Greet Reception Tuesday, 7/11; NB Dems Get Ready To Endorse Municipal Candidates 7/20

Summer of Resistance Stop Trumpcare Rally Monday, July 10th, at 6 p.m. at CT Access and Central Park A rally to oppose Republican legislation repealing  the Affordable Care Act (ACA/Obamacare) will be held Monday, July 10th, at 6 p.m. at … Continue reading

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Mayoral Candidate Merrill Gay To Welcome Murphy, Blumenthal, Esty At Sunday, June 11th Fundraiser

NEW BRITAIN – Merrill Gay, Democratic candidate for Mayor, will get the backing of Connecticut’s Congressional delegation — US Senators Chris Murphy (D-CT), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Cong. Elizabeth Esty (D-5) — at a backyard picnic on  Sunday, June 11th, … Continue reading

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Opposing Trump, GOP Agenda: Hartford, New Britain Part Of Historic Women’s March For Equality, Economic Justice

By John McNamara [Photos by Frank Gerratana] The Women’s March on Washington the day after the inauguration of Donald Trump spawned marches from Augusta, Maine to Anchorage Alaska. Millions of people, connected by the same social media so deftly and … Continue reading

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Senator Murphy Campaigns In New Britain For Esty, Legislative Candidates; Says Efforts To Curb Gun Violence Are Gaining Support

U.S, Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) spent part of Sunday before the election in the 5th Congressional District and in New Britain campaigning for his successor, US Rep. Elizabeth Esty, and the city’s state legislative delegation. Murphy, who has been crisscrossing … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: DTC September Meeting Is Thursday 9/15….Casino Night 9/24….Women’s Brunch 9/25…5 Ways To Help Elect Row A

DTC Meeting Is Thursday September 15th:  Charter Referenda, Watershed Issues , School Construction To Be Discussed The Democratic Town Committee will hold its September meeting on Thursday, September 15th at 7 p.m. at the Pulaski Democratic Club, 89 Grove Street. … Continue reading

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Democratic Leaders Meet In Little Poland On Mobilizing Ethnic Voters, Immigration Reform

State and national Democratic Party officials met with local Democrats on Saturday, April 23rd on the eve of the New Britain’s “Little Poland” Festival  Amy Dacey, CEO of the Democratic National Committee, State Party Vice Chair Nancy DiNardo and Alexandra … Continue reading

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Farewell and Thank You To Francisco Cuin…Receptions For Manny Sanchez (9/29) and Keith Albert (9/30)…Help Get Out The Vote November 3rd

A Thank You And Farewell To Francisco Cuin Democratic Town Committee member Francisco Cuin was recognized by city officials at the September 23rd Common Council meeting for his public and community service. Cuin, a city resident since 2002,  is relocating … Continue reading

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