Bristol native Mike Boguslawski dies at 78

Published on Thursday, 14 March 2019 13:50
Written by BRIAN M. JOHNSON

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BRISTOL –Mike “Bogey” Boguslawski, Bristol-born consumer reporter known for his catchphrase “I’m in your corner,” passed away Wednesday.

Boguslawski, 78, was a former Bristol city councilor who served two terms in the 1970s. He attended St. Anthony’s High School and studied to become a Catholic brother at Stigmatine Fathers Seminary in Wellesley, Mass.

Boguslawski worked for Wallace Barnes spring and steel division for 10 years. He also worked for WTNH-TV8 in New Haven and WVIT-Channel 30 in West Hartford as a consumer reporter and later took consumer protection jobs in Pittsburgh and Los Angeles.

Boguslawski has served as union steward for AFL-CIO Local 712 where he advocated for worker safety and compensation issues. He was also, at one time, the president of Young Democrats of Connecticut.

Boguslawski said in 2017 that he had a total of 25 years of public service under his belt.

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Posted in New Britain Herald, General News on Thursday, 14 March 2019 13:50. Updated: Thursday, 14 March 2019 13:52.