Part-Time Mayor Dodges Debate Requests From Challenger Charlie Kratovil

For more than three months, New Brunswick Mayoral candidate Charlie Kratovil has been requesting a debate with his opponent, the 27-year incumbent Mayor Jim Cahill. But with less than three weeks until the November 6 election, Cahill's team has not responded to these requests. Instead, the Mayor's campaign ignored five consecutive written requests to arrange … Continue reading Part-Time Mayor Dodges Debate Requests From Challenger Charlie Kratovil

Kratovil Calls on Hypocritical Incumbent to Raise Worker Wages

In light of the New Brunswick Mayor’s newfound support for a $15 minimum wage, Mayoral Candidate Charlie Kratovil is calling on the incumbent to introduce an ordinance to increase wages for the dozens of city workers who earn far less for their public service. On October 11, seven-term Mayor Jim Cahill seemed to back state … Continue reading Kratovil Calls on Hypocritical Incumbent to Raise Worker Wages

Mayoral Candidate Charlie Kratovil Announces Plan for Parking Relief

On Monday, October 8, Charlie will lay out his vision to tackle both the crippling parking problem, and the New Brunswick Parking Authority’s $390 million debt. Charlie has been listening to residents and business owners about their parking concerns: the shortage of spaces, the expensive rates, the frequent tickets, the confusing rules, and the lack … Continue reading Mayoral Candidate Charlie Kratovil Announces Plan for Parking Relief

Charlie Kratovil Supports Pay Raise for City Crossing Guards

Thanks to the advocacy of New Brunswick Mayoral Candidate Charlie Kratovil, the city’s crossing guards are set to receive pay raise at tonight’s City Council meeting. Charlie has been standing up for the approximately 50 crossing guards working in the Hub City, who protect children’s safety on their way to and from school everyday. “Crossing … Continue reading Charlie Kratovil Supports Pay Raise for City Crossing Guards

Mayor Candidate Charlie Kratovil Announces Community Advisory Team

  Charlie Kratovil, the New Brunswick Mayoral Candidate, is proud to introduce the initial group of community leaders that will serve as his advisors for the remainder of the campaign. On Sunday, September 23, Charlie met with his Community Advisory Team at the Lazos Community Center to discuss the major issues facing the city. “This … Continue reading Mayor Candidate Charlie Kratovil Announces Community Advisory Team

Charlie Kratovil Presents New Brunswick Transportation Plan

Charlie Kratovil, the editor of New Brunswick Today, will speak tonight at the Second Ward Neighborhood Block Club meeting about the New Brunswick transportation system of today and what the future can deliver for the residents, workers, and visitors to the city. After studying the current transportation resources and community needs, Kratovil developed a plan … Continue reading Charlie Kratovil Presents New Brunswick Transportation Plan

Mayor Candidate Charlie Kratovil Endorsed by RU Progressive

Charlie Kratovil, the candidate for Mayor of New Brunswick, secured the unanimous endorsement of RU Progressive, the leading progressive student organization in New Jersey. “We are proud to endorse Charlie Kratovil for Mayor of New Brunswick. It’s time to elect someone who truly knows the struggles of the average New Brunswick citizen,” said Adeel Ahmed, … Continue reading Mayor Candidate Charlie Kratovil Endorsed by RU Progressive

Charlie Promises to End New Brunswick’s “Cover-Up Culture”

Charlie Kratovil, the award-winning journalist running for Mayor of New Brunswick, has made a name for himself investigating problems with the drinking water in his city.  Now, his latest scoop has him concerned for public school children and outraged at Board of Education officials. According to a report released yesterday, excessive levels of lead were … Continue reading Charlie Promises to End New Brunswick’s “Cover-Up Culture”