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Joby Rogers is “The Ultimate Michael Jackson Experience”

By at August 23, 2018 | 3:30 pm |

Joby Rogers is “The Ultimate Michael Jackson Experience”

As the Mirror Image of Michael Jackson “The Ultimate Michael Experience” (UMX) is both entertaining and electrifying. Trinity-on-Main at 69 Main Street in New Britain presents the Ultimate Michael Experience “on Saturday, August 25 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. After many years of intensely perfecting the dancing and mannerisms of “The King Of Pop” Michael more...

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Mayor Veto’s Department Residency Vote

By at August 23, 2018 | 3:15 pm |

Mayor Veto’s Department Residency Vote

Mayor Erin Stewart, August 17, vetoed the Democratic majority Common Council vote to reinstate a residency requirement for department heads. By an 8-4 vote, the Common Council voted Aug. 8 that departments heads hired live in New Britain or move to New Britain within one year. In February of 2017 by a 12-1 vote the Council removed residency requirements for more...

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Main Street USA Schedule Set for Sept. 8

By at August 23, 2018 | 3:00 pm |

Main Street USA Schedule Set for Sept. 8

The summer is going by quickly and Main Street U.S.A. is only a few weeks away. This year’s annual event has been set for Sept. 8 from noon to 9 p.m. at Walnut Hill Park. Each year the event grows as thousands come out to enjoy the day filled with a variety of cultural foods, adult beer and wine garden, craft and vendor booths, a “kids zone” with rides and more...

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Student Immunization Before School Starts

By at August 23, 2018 | 2:30 pm |

Student Immunization Before School Starts

Before school begins, students entering New Britain schools for the first time or those who are new to the middle school or high school are required to get various immunizations. According to the City health department, getting children all of the vaccines recommended by the center for Disease Control’s immunization schedule is one of the most important things more...

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Halloween Safe Zone in Need of Major Sponsor

By at August 23, 2018 | 2:00 pm |

Halloween Safe Zone in Need of Major Sponsor

The Halloween Safe Zone committee is seeking one or more major sponsors for it’s annual Oct. 31st event. The event costs about $10,000 to put on each year. A major sponsor could have their name be part of the event title. “Each year we get donations from $2 to $1,000. While we appreciate every penny, it would be nice to have one sponsor donate $5,000 or more more...

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Tilcon Quarry Proposal Withdrawn

By at August 22, 2018 | 3:20 pm |

Tilcon Quarry Proposal Withdrawn

On Wednesday Mayor Erin E. Stewart withdrew her support for the Tilcon Quarry Project that would have allowed the company to mine 74 acres of protected watershed owned by the New Britain Water Department but located in Plainville. It possibly would have also created a new water storage area. This followed a $350,000 study by Lenard Engineering that was very more...

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Children’s Charity Classic Held Last Saturday

By at August 9, 2018 | 3:15 pm |

Children’s Charity Classic Held Last Saturday

The 40th Children’s Charities Tennis Classic finished up play on Saturday at The Newington Tennis Center in 6 different divisions. Morning play hosted the parent/child doubles division with Sean Hussey and Tyler Hussey of Rocky Hill defeating Ed Chyra and Justin Chyra of Kensington by a score of 6/0 6/1. The boys 18’s final saw two long time players in the more...

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Editor’s Note 8/9/2018

By at August 9, 2018 | 3:00 pm |

Editor’s Note 8/9/2018

The primary is Tuesday and I would love to see our New Britain connections take higher office. Democrat Mary Glassman, New Britain native, should be New Britain’s choice for the 5th District congress. She will be a great voice for our City. She will be a force in Washington DC. I have complete confidence in her abilities. And the City needs to vote for Republican more...

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Recapping the School Year, What’s Ahead

By at August 9, 2018 | 2:30 pm |

Recapping the School Year, What’s Ahead

The 2017-18 School year saw a lot of changes in the school system and in the coming school year many more are planned. So what happened last year and what is coming? One of the biggest events last school year was The Consolidated School District on New Britain (CDSNB) partnering with Central Connecticut State University and the Ana Grace Project to welcome families more...

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Familiar Faces Welcoming Customers at “In The Cut”

By at August 9, 2018 | 2:15 pm |

Familiar Faces Welcoming Customers at “In The Cut”

The Main Street site formerly called Courtside Cuts opened last April under new ownership as “In the Cut”. Bryan Delgado, Dysean Shumpert and Kevin Arch worked at the previous location. It went out of business and for eight months the trio was out of work. Then, they decided to renovate and start their own shop. The three have worked at the location for 6 more...

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