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Mayoral Views – Alderman Mark Bernacki (R)

By at August 5, 2011 | 11:15 am |

Mayoral Views – Alderman Mark Bernacki (R)

The New Britain City Journal is asking candidates for Mayor questions every three weeks related to the City. It is our hope this will give residents time to understand their views and make a proper choice for mayor. The question posed to candidates this week was “Where do you stand on the Costco Project?” The following candidates responded to our question. As an more...

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Mayoral Views – State Rep. Tim O’Brien (D)

By at August 5, 2011 | 11:10 am |

Mayoral Views – State Rep.  Tim O’Brien (D)

The New Britain City Journal is asking candidates for Mayor questions every three weeks related to the City. It is our hope this will give residents time to understand their views and make a proper choice for mayor. The question posed to candidates this week was “Where do you stand on the Costco Project?” The following candidates responded to our question. People more...

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Mayoral Views – Alderman Paul Catanzaro (D)

By at August 5, 2011 | 11:05 am |

Mayoral Views – Alderman Paul Catanzaro (D)

The New Britain City Journal is asking candidates for Mayor questions every three weeks related to the City. It is our hope this will give residents time to understand their views and make a proper choice for mayor. The question posed to candidates this week was “Where do you stand on the Costco Project?” The following candidates responded to our more...

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Mayoral Views – Former Mayor Lucian Pawlak (D)

By at August 5, 2011 | 11:00 am |

Mayoral Views – Former Mayor Lucian Pawlak (D)

The New Britain City Journal is asking candidates for Mayor questions every three weeks related to the City. It is our hope this will give residents time to understand their views and make a proper choice for mayor. The question posed to candidates this week was “Where do you stand on the Costco Project?” The following candidates responded to our question. As more...

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Cats Are Cute and Cuddly Collectibles

By at August 5, 2011 | 10:15 am |

Cats Are Cute and Cuddly Collectibles

If you have a love for cats, why not collect the cute, cuddly critters? Many people collect all things related to the loveable animals. Whether it is cats on postcards or figurines, cats are highly collectible. Felix the Cat is one of the most popular and probably the most valuable cat. A pair of Felix Goebel bookends from the 1930’s in good condition is valued more...

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Save on Day Trips with Library Passes

By at August 5, 2011 | 10:10 am |

Save on Day Trips with Library Passes

Still time to enjoy a few day trips before summer is over. The library has passes to borrow for visits to several Connecticut sights at a discount or for free. Enjoy the animals at Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport, the Children’s Museum in West Hartford or the Youth Museum at Hungerford in Berlin. Learn about marine life at the Mystic Aquarium. Visit a clipper ship or go more...

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Editor’s Note 08/5/2011

By at August 5, 2011 | 10:05 am |

Editor’s Note 08/5/2011

I want to start out this week by thanking all those who gave me Coca Cola collectible items. I received several great items this week after people read my column on Coke collectibles and realized that is what I collect. My collection is not as big as the “Coke Man” Don LeMay of New Britain, but I am getting there. Thank you readers. I treasure your gifts. Our more...

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Next Few Months Big For Politicians

By at July 29, 2011 | 9:05 am |

Next Few Months Big For Politicians

Nominations for mayor and other City offices have been finalized by both parties. But, we are far from finished. There will be a Democratic primary involving Tim O’Brien, Paul Catanzaro and possibly Barbara Kirejczyk. Although O’Brien being the Democratic chosen nominee is the favorite for Democrat, no one can be overlooked. Catanzaro was the largest vote more...

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Editor’s Note 7/29/2011

By at July 29, 2011 | 9:00 am |

Editor’s Note 7/29/2011

If you looked for the paper last week, you didn’t find us. As mentioned two weeks ago, the paper closed for a week vacation. Now that I am back I’ve found out how difficult it is to get back in the routine. Life is good, but it’s better when you’re on vacation. I came back just in time for the Republican and Democratic nominations. Both meetings were very more...

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Mayoral Views – Alderman Mark Bernacki (R)

By at July 15, 2011 | 8:25 am |

Mayoral Views – Alderman Mark Bernacki (R)

The New Britain City Journal is asking candidates for Mayor questions every three weeks related to the City. It is our hope this will give residents time to understand their views and make a proper choice for mayor. The question posed to candidates this week was “How would you plan to help revitalize downtown?” The following candidates responded to our more...

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