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The Celtic Tenors at Trinity-on-Main in New Britain

By at July 12, 2018 | 4:15 pm |

The Celtic Tenors at Trinity-on-Main in New Britain

The only tenor group with a truly global audience, The Celtic Tenors, will give you a night to remember at Trinity-on-Main at 69 Main St. on Sunday evening, July 21. Whether playing a neighbourhood cathedral or major concert halls in international cities like New York, Amsterdam or Shanghai, you are assured of a professional, sparkling and most of all, good humoured more...

Entertainment

Tacqueria La Grande Holds Official Ribbon Cutting

By at July 12, 2018 | 4:00 pm |

Tacqueria La Grande Holds Official Ribbon Cutting

On Tuesday another new business in New Britain held a ribbon cutting. This time it was Tacqueria La Grande, at 985 West Main St. offering authentic Mexican cuisine. Antonia Trejo has been in the restaurant business for many years and decided to own and operate her own family business. The business has been open for approximately two months and already has had a more...

Business

Editor’s Note 7/12/2018

By at July 12, 2018 | 3:45 pm |

Editor’s Note 7/12/2018

It is so nice to see summer here again. No more cold days for a while and so much to do. The summer concerts at the Darius Miller Shell at Walnut Hill Park have begun. The Farmer’s Market at Central Park on Wednesdays started this week (see story on page 2). The New Britain Bees are back in town. There are various shows going on across the City. There are just a lot more...

Commentary

Buying Long Term Care Insurance for Your Parents

By at July 12, 2018 | 3:30 pm |

Buying Long Term Care Insurance for Your Parents

Are your parents adequately prepared for retirement? If not, are you planning to help them out? In many families, one or more adult children will step up to help Mom and Dad when they can no longer safely take care of themselves. That could mean time away from your family and job or pitching in financially to cover a variety of expenses. Your parents will more...

Commentary

Benjamin Kieltyka Honors Veterans with His Eagle Scout Project

By at July 12, 2018 | 3:15 pm |

Benjamin Kieltyka Honors Veterans with His Eagle Scout Project

Mayor Erin E. Stewart and Veterans Commission Chairman Peter Scirpo are very grateful for Life Scouts like Benjamin Kieltyka of Troop 75 in New Britain. For his Eagle Scout project, Ben decided to clean the estimated 500+ Veterans Memorial Stones at Fairview Cemetery at 120 Smalley Street. At the start of the project, Mayor Erin E. Stewart commented that: “New more...

Local

2018 Annual Paving Program to Begin July 16

By at July 12, 2018 | 3:00 pm |

2018 Annual Paving Program to Begin July 16

Mayor Erin Stewart announced Wednesday that the City’s annual paving program will begin on July 16 with milling; paving will begin on July 23 and will continue for three weeks. “With an extensive network of roads in our City, proper maintenance and paving is necessary to ensure we have a safe, and reliable transportation system that lasts many years,” said more...

Local

Who Could Be The Next Mayor?

By at July 12, 2018 | 2:15 pm |

Who Could Be The Next Mayor?

The Election for Lt. Governor is not until November, but residents across the City are wondering, if Mayor Erin Stewart were to win, who would be the next mayor? According to Registrar of Voters Peter Gostin, “If Erin wins the election as Lt. Governor she would take office in early Jan ‘19, thereby vacating the office of mayor. Because the vacate occurs more than more...

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Farmer’s Market Has Perfect Season Opener

By at July 12, 2018 | 2:00 pm |

Farmer’s Market Has Perfect Season Opener

With perfect summer weather, the 2018 New Britain Farmer’s Market opened it’s third season to a good crowd at Central Park on Wednesday. About 10 food and non-profit vendors, a band and several food trucks were scattered around the park. Benches with umbrellas allowed patrons to enjoy their snacks while listening to music. “This is our second year. It is more...

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Phoenix Theater Company Presents “Parallel Lives” July 6

By at June 28, 2018 | 4:30 pm |

Phoenix Theater Company Presents “Parallel Lives” July 6

Phoenix Theater Company continues their 2018 season with Mo Gaffney and Kathy Najimy’s “Parallel Lives” at the Carriage House Theater located at 360 Farmington Avenue in Hartford, Ct., across the street from the Mark Twain House. The show runs Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from July 6th through the 22nd. Doors open at 7:30 and show starts at 8 p.m. on Fridays and more...

Entertainment

Pinstripe Press

By at June 28, 2018 | 4:15 pm |

Pinstripe Press

I believe between now and the all-star break is vital for the Yankees. This is the time of the season, last year that the Yankees began to fall apart. After a sweep last week by one of the worst teams in baseball – Tampa Bay – I am a bit worried. The team is off to a great start, but now is not the time to take it easy. The Boston Red Sox are right on our more...

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