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Kitchen Storage Products Can be Tricky

By at July 5, 2011 | 9:00 am |

Kitchen Storage Products Can be Tricky

Dear Les Is More: I have kitchen issues! Do you have any suggestions on keeping school lunches cold and instead of using post it notes or writing on tape how to keep dates on your food? I’ve looked for new products but do not know which ones to trust. Kim Dear Kim: I am always trying out new products, so you have come to the right place. First, if you want to more...

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Rep. Tercyak Named “Children’s Champion”

By at July 4, 2011 | 8:22 am |

Rep. Tercyak Named “Children’s Champion”

State Representative Peter Tercyak, who represents New Britain in the Connecticut General Assembly, has been honored with a “Children’s Champion” award by the Connecticut Early Childhood Alliance. The organization selected Tercyak for this recognition because of his support of legislation during the 2011 session of the General Assembly aimed at improving the more...

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Helicopter Rescue Life Star Team Lands at NBHS

By at July 4, 2011 | 8:13 am |

Helicopter Rescue Life Star Team Lands at NBHS

Over 90 New Britain Academy for Health Profession students gathered outside of the New Britain High School football stadium to receive Hartford Hospital’s LIFE STAR helicopter on Thursday, June 9. Paramedics and respiratory therapists from Hartford Hospital’s LIFE STAR, a critical care helicopter service which responds to and provides air transport for variety of more...

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Great American Boom Schedule

By at July 3, 2011 | 8:11 am |

Great American Boom Schedule

Monday, July 4, 2011 (Rain Date July 5th) 5-9 p.m.; Fireworks around 9:15 p.m. Stanley Quarter Park. Parking is at Central Connecticut State University off Ella Grasso Boulevard in front of University Student Center 11 Different Food Vendors Selling Delectable Delights starting at 5 p.m. Food Vendors Include: Sausages, Steak Sandwiches, Pizza, Hot Dogs, more...

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Superintendent Search Firm Chosen

By at July 3, 2011 | 8:00 am |

Superintendent Search Firm Chosen

The Board of Education has announced that Ray and Associates, Inc. of Cedar Rapids, Iowa has been chosen as the search firm for a new superintendent. Three vendors responded to the Board’s request for proposals. “After careful review of all proposals and a detailed discussion by the Board of what we believe a strong national search should entail - we selected more...

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Kurtz Controversial 10 Years Moves District Forward

By at July 2, 2011 | 6:30 am |

Kurtz Controversial 10 Years Moves District Forward

When Dr. Doris Kurtz became superintendent of schools 10 years ago, one of the first things she realized was there was no continuity in classrooms across the City. “The system needs to have the ability, skills and knowledge to move forward,” said Kurtz. “When I first started there were many things out of whack. We were paying almost $600,000 in more...

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Royal Tire Serves City for 59 Years

By at July 1, 2011 | 8:22 am |

Royal Tire Serves City for 59 Years

As a kid many may remember going to Royal Tire, then on South Main St., to get a free flat tire repair for your bicycle. After 59 years, the service station has moved, but still takes great care of its customers. “My dad Howard Percival and Dick Owen were partners and began the company in 1952,” said Dick Percival who owns and runs the shop today. “It was at 1585 more...

Business

The Main Street Singers Welcomes New Staff, Board Members

By at July 1, 2011 | 8:18 am |

The Main Street Singers Welcomes New Staff, Board Members

The Board of Directors of The Main Street Singers, a community of children’s voices founded in 2003 and in residence at South Church, 90 Main St., is pleased to announce the appointment of its new Interim Senior and Interim Junior Choir Directors for the 2011-2012 season. Kenneth Quesnel-Craig, Interim Senior Choir Director, has been a member of The Main Street more...

Entertainment

What Will Gov. Malloy Do Next?

By at July 1, 2011 | 8:15 am |

What Will Gov. Malloy Do Next?

When the state budget is finalized 7,500 and not 5,400 state employees should be laid off. Those were the numbers Gov. Dannel Malloy used when he threatened state employees when asking for concessions. Unless he follows through with his threats, there is no reason to believe a single word coming out of his mouth. He can use whatever excuses he wants, no one should more...

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Information Everyone Should Know Concerning Handicapped Parking

By at July 1, 2011 | 8:10 am |

Information Everyone Should Know Concerning Handicapped Parking

Did you ever witness a person parking in a Handicap Parking space, using a blue or red parking permit with the wheelchair symbol, yet the person did not seem to have a disability? The person may have easily exited the vehicle, not using a wheelchair or not even showing a limp. Did you think that the person certainly looked healthy and shouldn’t be using handicap more...

Health