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Two Democrats Seek Endorsement for Mayor

By at March 21, 2011 | 12:57 am |

New Britain Democrats Alderman Paul Catanzaro and State Rep. Tim O’Brien (D-24) have announced their intentions to run for mayor. “I’m running for Mayor because New Britain is where I was born, raised and lived all my life. I love this City that has been so good to me and want to help make it the City I know it can be again,” said Catanzaro. “I have been helping more...

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“Transparency” Resolution Passes

By at March 18, 2011 | 3:48 pm |

A resolution the Democratic Aldermen said that showed “transparency” in the council passed Wednesday after much discussion. Alderman David DeFronzo proposed a resolution that called for a written report to be included in the council agenda for payments made by or on behalf of the city to any private for profit entity working on the council. ”It’s important to more...

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State of the City Mixed

By at March 18, 2011 | 3:41 pm |

State of the City Mixed

Mayor Timothy T. Stewart gave his eighth State of City Address Wednesday night focusing on some tough times ahead that may mean higher taxes. “While we continue to make progress on economic development, job creation and quality of life issues in our neighborhoods, the good news is overshadowed by the uncertainty of the state and federal budgets and the large impact more...

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City Looks to Enforce Trash Bin Removal

By at April 9, 0018 | 3:58 pm |

City Looks to Enforce Trash Bin Removal

The Common Council is looking at an ordinance that will revise time allowance for trash containers to be left in front of homes. Alderman Donald Naples said he started the resolution because there had been a lot of complaints about it by residents. Many of those not bringing in trash bins include homes occupied by college students. “The old rule said you had more...

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