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Berlin Parks and Recreation Santa’s Parlor

By at November 16, 2017 | 4:45 pm |

Berlin Parks and Recreation Santa’s Parlor

Santa, Mrs. Claus and their elves invite all Berlin youth in Preschool, Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd grade to visit them at Santa’s Parlor, Berlin Community Center, 230 Kensington Road on the Monday, November 27 and Tuesday, November 28, 6:00-7:30 p.m. Please do not arrive before 5:45 p.m. Santa is also asking everyone to bring a donation that will be used for the more...

Town Journal

Pigskin Predictions

By at November 16, 2017 | 4:30 pm |

Pigskin Predictions

I was 10-4 this week putting my season record at 85-42. How bad are the New York Giants? They could be the worst team in football. The Patriots are getting better every week and are back in the mix. What an interesting football week. Tennessee 17, Pittsburgh 20 – Could go the other way. Detroit 38, Chicago 20 – Detroit has been sharp Jacksonville 27, more...

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Editor’s Note 11/16/2017

By at November 16, 2017 | 4:00 pm |

Editor’s Note 11/16/2017

Veteran’s Day is always such a special holiday. This year I watched veterans at the Hospital for Special Care be honored by the New Britain Elks. It was a great idea and was nice to see a new program. The City held its great program as well. I hope you were able to attend at least one event and take the time to thank a service person whether they served in the past or more...

Commentary

Don’t Cry, Everything Will Be All Right

By at November 16, 2017 | 3:45 pm |

Don’t Cry, Everything Will Be All Right

How often do we hear people running up to console a person grieving with, “Don’t cry? Everything will be all right.” It is true in the future things will become better, but at the present time, it hurts. It is a consuming pain that is there at bedtime and in the morning, requiring attention. Each person deals with grieving differently. There is no right or more...

Commentary

GoodLife Fitness Announces New Director for Jerome Home

By at November 16, 2017 | 3:30 pm |

GoodLife Fitness Announces New Director for Jerome Home

GoodLife Fitness at Jerome Home, located at 975 Corbin Ave., recently announced Maquita Parker, BS, as the new director. Parker, who holds a bachelor’s degree in exercise science from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia, began her position on Aug. 21. GoodLife Fitness is an individualized exercise program geared toward the older adult to improve strength, more...

Business

Stockman Gallery Next Show to Open

By at November 16, 2017 | 3:15 pm |

Stockman Gallery Next Show to Open

Stockman Gallery opens its latest show, “Tatyana Nadgor: Are You Serious,” Saturday, November 18, 5-7 p.m., with a free reception. Nadgor is a Russian émigré who come to the United States with her husband and two children about 20 years ago. A trained engineer in her native land, her professional life transferred to aesthetics. Tatyana admits she barely spoke more...

Entertainment

Most Readers Unhappy Stores are Open on Thanksgiving

By at November 16, 2017 | 3:00 pm |

Most Readers Unhappy Stores are Open on Thanksgiving

Most people in the New Britain City Journal Facebook group said they were unhappy that stores are open on Thanksgiving Day and will not shop. Our Questions of the Month was “How do you feel about stores being open on Thanksgiving? Will you shop then?” Below are many of the responses. “I think workers deserve to have the day off with their families as more...

Local

New Mayor Pro-Tempore Chosen

By at November 16, 2017 | 2:30 pm |

New Mayor Pro-Tempore Chosen

The new Common Council, with a 9-6 Democrat majority, started their first meeting in a bi-partisan manner unanimously naming alderpersons to various positions on Wednesday night. Mayor Erin E. Stewart starting the meeting welcoming all those who were back and those who were voted in last week. The most important appointment came as Ald. Eva Magnuszewski (D) was more...

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NB Elks Honor Veterans at HSC

By at November 16, 2017 | 2:15 pm |

NB Elks Honor Veterans at HSC

On Veteran’s Day, Nov. 11, the New Britain Elks Lodge 957 usually marches in the Veteran’s Day Parade, but it was canceled by the State. This year the Elks decided to do something special at the local level instead. Some of the Elks are security guards at the Hospital for Special Care, 2150 Corbin Ave. They noticed patients and employees are veterans and wanted more...

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Bi-Partisanship Theme at Inauguration Ceremony

By at November 16, 2017 | 2:00 pm |

Bi-Partisanship Theme at Inauguration Ceremony

As Mayor Erin E. Stewart, Council members and more were sworn in Tuesday morning hopes for bi-partisan rang throughout the ceremony. Master of Ceremonies Sharon Beloin-Saavedra started the event saying, “Babe Ruth once said: the way a team plays as a whole determines its success. You may have the greatest bunch of individuals in the world – but if they don’t more...

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