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The Library to the Rescue with Mobile Printing

By at October 5, 2017 | 4:00 pm |

The Library to the Rescue with Mobile Printing

Ok so you’re home and go to print off a document which, of course, you need now but your printer isn’t working or you are out of ink. Or you are already on the road when you remember you needed to print something to bring with you. The library to the rescue! Send what you need printed to the library via the Internet or an email, from your smartphone, iPad, tablet or more...

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Elections 2017

By at October 5, 2017 | 3:15 pm |

Elections 2017

The New Britain City Journal asked those running for Common Council this November to write profiles about themselves for the paper. Below are submissions from the candidates that responded. Ward 1 Jamie Giantonio (R-Incumbent) My name is Jamie Giantonio- I am 42 years old and a lifelong New Britain resident. I live at 185 Birchwood Drive with my wife of 17 years more...

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Building Hope Together Autumn Soiree

By at October 5, 2017 | 3:00 pm |

Building Hope Together Autumn Soiree

Mayor Erin E. Stewart and Building Hope Together Co-Chair Peter Niro invite the public to attend the Autumn Soiree: a fundraiser for New Britain’s Work Plan to End Homelessness. The event will feature an awards ceremony honoring individuals and/or organizations that have made an impact on reducing homelessness in New Britain. Cocktails and hors d’oueuvres will be more...

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Bike New Britain to Open Center Downtown

By at October 5, 2017 | 2:30 pm |

Bike New Britain to Open Center Downtown

The City and Bike New Britain are looking to reach an agreement allowing the group to rent the first floor of the Szczesny Parking Garage on 35 Bank St. Bike New Britain is an advocacy group that has a goal of making New Britain a bike friendly community. This involves establishing safe bike routes between all the City’s parks, schools, CCSU, and also the CTFastrak more...

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Ace Livingston Got Bass

By at October 5, 2017 | 2:15 pm |

Ace Livingston Got Bass

New Britain’s has many hidden talents. Among them is Ace Livingston. Livingston has toured the country and played with many nationally known groups and singers. It is a far cry from when he first started. The son of Jamaican clergy, his family came to the USA in 1988. At that time his life revolved around soccer. But an injury ended all his aspirations of playing more...

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Top 10 French Fries to Taste in NB/Berlin

By at October 5, 2017 | 2:00 pm |

Top 10 French Fries to Taste in NB/Berlin

This month our readers in the New Britain City Journal Facebook group chose the best places for French Fries. Riley’s Hot Dog & Burger Gourmet, 61 Glen St., New Britain takes top honors for best French Fries. Riley’s established itself in 2010 with a hot dog cart on South Street New Britain to rave reviews. It utilizes local meats, fresh ingredients, more...

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Pigskin Predictions

By at September 28, 2017 | 4:00 pm |

Pigskin Predictions

I went 8-6 in week 2. Not too good. I am 19-10 on the season. Here are my week 4 picks. Green Bay 24, Chicago 13 – Packers should dominate New Orleans 27, Miami 17 – Saints have advantage Buffalo 28, Atlanta 38 – Buffalo defense can’t hold Falcons Cincinnati 26, Cleveland 20 – Bengals get first win LA Rams 20, Dallas 23 – Last minute more...

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Editor’s Note 9/28/2017

By at September 28, 2017 | 3:45 pm |

Editor’s Note 9/28/2017

I want to thank everyone who advertised in this week’s paper. Last week we were unable to print one due to lack of ads. I am hoping that does not become a trend. Please support us. Email us at nbcityjournal@yahoo.com. I’ve had several people ask me how I feel about the NFL kneeling during the National Anthem. A tough one. I always stand, but I also understand those more...

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October is Fire Safety Month

By at September 28, 2017 | 3:30 pm |

October is Fire Safety Month

One of my favorite parts of being a parent is when my kids come home from school excited about what they had learned during the day. During October—fire safety month—the excitement level is usually off the charts after firefighters visit their school to conduct a fire safety public education program. The New Britain Fire Department (NBFD) has already scheduled more...

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Firm Hired for AW Stanley Renovations

By at September 28, 2017 | 3:15 pm |

Firm Hired for AW Stanley Renovations

Renovation of A.W. Stanley Park, including a new pool, paths, parking lot, basketball and baseball fields has taken another step forward. The firm of Banton Construction of North Haven was approved by the Common Council to move forward at a cost of $5.4 million. “It is not just for the pool. It is for the renovation for the entire park,” said Mayor Erin more...

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