Middletown Residents Decry New Trash Plan, Compare it to ‘Communist China,’ the Mafia and a Hostage Situation

Middletown resident Ellen Brennan speaks against the new pay-as-you-throw trash program during a Common Council meeting on Dec. 4, 2023 (CT Examiner).


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MIDDLETOWN — Residents likened the city’s new pay-as-you-throw trash program to “Communist China,” a mafia scheme and a “hostage” situation during a Common Council meeting on Monday, criticizing the ...

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Emilia Otte

Emilia Otte covers health and education for the Connecticut Examiner. In 2022 Otte was awarded "Rookie of the Year," by the New England Newspaper & Press Association.