Category Archives: Weekend Update

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 ┬áSunday, 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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