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Many Classes Other than the Basics are Essential

By at August 9, 2018 | 2:00 pm |

Many Classes Other than the Basics are Essential

While the Consolidated School District of New Britain adds STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) classes as a regular to its curriculum this year, the City Journal asked group members “What class in high school, other than your basics of math, english and science, did you take that were most useful?” One of the most useful people said was typing, more...

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Coach Carter’s Apparel Customizes The Basics and More

By at July 26, 2018 | 3:30 pm |

Coach Carter’s Apparel Customizes The Basics and More

About 8 years ago Coach Jerry T. Carter, president of V.I.B.E. Athletics, Inc. tried to cut his sports teams costs by customizing uniforms. “I found out that by doing it myself I could cut costs by half. So I did the uniforms,” said Carter. “Then I got my business license and started getting things wholesale and they were really cheap.” Once he started more...

Commentary

Editor’s Note 7/26/2018

By at July 26, 2018 | 3:15 pm |

Editor’s Note 7/26/2018

It has been a very hot and humid summer in New Britain this year. A few times I did some odds and ends outside my house and sweat so bad it seemed as if I was in the shower. I think we forget how hot summer is and how cold winter is until it is here. I’m not complaining about the heat as I prefer it over snow. Everyone just has to remember to take it easy and more...

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The Library has exciting news!

By at July 26, 2018 | 3:00 pm |

The Library has exciting news!

Digital magazines have returned. We are excited to offer downloadable magazines which can be downloaded to any Internet capable device anytime, anyplace. This is a collection of 50 magazines including titles such as Newsweek, Bloomberg Business Week, Seventeen, Field and Stream, Lonely Planet, O, House Beautiful, Taste of Home, Glamor, Esquire and many more. There is more...

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ALNB Features LaMonica and Sokolowski

By at July 26, 2018 | 2:45 pm |

ALNB Features LaMonica and Sokolowski

The Art League of New Britain Gallery will feature two solo exhibitions by artists Edith Skiba LaMonica and Zbigniew M. Sokolowski. The Exhibition will be on view from August 3 through August 26. There will be an opening reception with refreshments on Friday August 3 from 6 to 8 p.m. The Art League of New Britain is located at 30 Cedar St. (in the rear). LaMonica has more...

Local

National Night Out Set for August 7

By at July 26, 2018 | 2:30 pm |

National Night Out Set for August 7

For the second year, National Night Out will be located at Central Park on Main St. It will take place on Tuesday, Aug. 7 and is open to the public. “This is a free event organized by the New Britain Police Department for our community. National Night Out symbolizes America’s Night Out Against Crime by bringing the Police together with the community they serve in more...

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Dog Bites on the Rise, Pound Almost Full

By at July 26, 2018 | 2:15 pm |

Dog Bites on the Rise, Pound Almost Full

With warmer weather many people are taking their dogs out more often. It may be one reason why dog bites are on the rise in the City. “There are always dog on dog bites, but we are inundated with dogs biting people,” said Sgt. Paula Keller. “If you own a dog and you know it is not friendly, you have to keep it on a leash and put a muzzle on it when it is out more...

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Fundraiser for Rusty

By at July 26, 2018 | 2:00 pm |

Fundraiser for Rusty

The animal control presently has a fundraiser happening for Rusty. Rusty was dumped off at the pound and nobody has called for him. Sgt. Keller said he is a pit mix and has been neglected. He has hypothyroidism that has been left untreated for a long time. He has a skin condition. His head is shrunken-in which is uncomfortable for him and he has a cancerous more...

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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...

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