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”

Charlie Kratovil to Celebrate Labor Day by Announcing Plan to Raise Wages

WHO: Charlie Kratovil WHAT: Announcement of Plan to Raise Wages WHEN: Monday, September 3 @ 1PM WHERE: Outside the Rutgers Public Safety Building (intersection of Commercial Avenue and George Street) As of July 1, New Brunswick's city government employed nearly 150 workers at wages of less than $15 per hour. Tomorrow, as we celebrate Labor … Continue reading Charlie Kratovil to Celebrate Labor Day by Announcing Plan to Raise Wages

Wednesday: Charlie Kratovil Addresses City Market Board Meeting

On Wednesday, Mayor Candidate Charlie Kratovil will address the New Brunswick City Market Board of Directors Meeting, bringing focus to a critically important issue for tens of thousands of New Brunswick residents who cannot drive or do not own vehicles, as well as many businesses and institutions that depend on transit to connect them to … Continue reading Wednesday: Charlie Kratovil Addresses City Market Board Meeting

Mayor Candidate Scores Win in Police Transparency Lawsuit

Assignment Judge Rules in Favor of Candidate Charlie Kratovil Middlesex County's Assignment Judge ordered the New Brunswick city government to produce records related to the March 20 arrest of a police officer, overruling the administration's decision to deny requests filed by a reporter who is running for Mayor of New Brunswick. The July 11 ruling … Continue reading Mayor Candidate Scores Win in Police Transparency Lawsuit

Charlie Sits Down For Bilingual Interview With Carlos Ramirez

Carlos Ramirez is just 16 years old, but he's already made a name for himself as one of the most fearless and determined reporters covering New Brunswick. After getting his start as a journalist working at New Brunswick Today, the bilingual publication that Charlie launched in 2011, Carlos created his own popular news page on … Continue reading Charlie Sits Down For Bilingual Interview With Carlos Ramirez

NJ Revolution Radio: “This activist has a real shot at making a big change”

On July 11, Charlie sat down with Brian Powers to discuss the campaign on NJ Revolution Radio, a new media outlet focused on progressive politics here in the Garden State. Here's what they had to say about the campaign: Charlie Kratovil, the founder and editor of the New Brunswick Today newspaper, is running for Mayor of that … Continue reading NJ Revolution Radio: “This activist has a real shot at making a big change”

Charlie Kratovil to Address County Transportation Coordinating Committee

Mayor Candidate Charlie Kratovil will address the Middlesex County Transportation Coordinating Committee, bringing focus to a critically important issue for tens of thousands of New Brunswick residents who cannot drive or do not own vehicles, as well as many businesses and institutions that depend on transit to connect them to their workforce, customers, and visitors. … Continue reading Charlie Kratovil to Address County Transportation Coordinating Committee

Home News Tribune: “Kratovil Approved For November Ballot”

The city's official newspaper, the Home News Tribune, featured the news that Charlie has been approved for the November ballot on page 2 of their June 22 edition. Here's what they had to say: Charlie Kratovil has been informed by the Middlesex County Clerk's Office Division of Elections that his candidacy for Mayor of New … Continue reading Home News Tribune: “Kratovil Approved For November Ballot”

NBToday: “Editor Challenges Mayor Cahill with an Ambitious Platform”

Pauline Rappilly Ferniot and Ilya Arbit have both worked for Charlie at the bilingual community newspaper New Brunswick Today, but their latest assignment had them covering his campaign to lead the city government. Here's some of what these talented reporters had to say in the most comprehensive article yet about our historic campaign: Kratovil proposed … Continue reading NBToday: “Editor Challenges Mayor Cahill with an Ambitious Platform”