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Golf Course Boasts State of the Art GIS System

By at April 15, 2011 | 7:00 am |

Golf Course Boasts State of the Art GIS System

Stanley Golf Course has something many courses in the area are sure to envy. This season it has installed the latest and greatest golf technology in the country. Stanley Golf Course, a 27-hole public golf course, features a fleet of 87 new 2011 Precedent Excel golf carts that enhance a golfer’s experience. All golf carts are equipped with the Visage Mobile Golf more...

Feature , Recreation

Surviving Russian Deportation During WWII

By at April 15, 2011 | 7:00 am |

Surviving Russian Deportation During WWII

Kazimierz Barut, now in his 86th year, stood tall throughout the lecture he gave recently at the Sloper Wesoly House on Grove Hill St. He shared in detail experiences regarding his and his family’s deportation to Siberia in February 1940. There was no bitterness as his very clear recollections took him back to how his family was loaded onto a rail transport in Eastern more...

New Britain Polish Life

Mayor’s Budget: Zero Tax Increase

By at April 14, 2011 | 9:22 pm |

Mayor’s Budget: Zero Tax Increase

Mayor Timothy Stewart presented the Common Council with his budget Wednesday night showing a zero percent increase in taxes. Stewart said that this is his eighth budget and this year, “the picture is even gloomier.” He proposed a cut of $10 million in the City budget. The Board of Education budget was flat funded and was budgeted only the amount mandated by the more...

.News , Feature

Mayor Stewart’s Budget Speech

By at April 13, 2011 | 9:07 pm |

Mayor Stewart’s Budget Speech

To the Members of the Common Council: I bring before you my eighth budget as Mayor of New Britain. Each year it seems this message becomes more difficult as the financial challenges of an urban community in a stagnant economy outpace our resources. This year, the picture is even gloomier as the storm clouds gather with predictions of “doomsday” budgets by more...

Commentary

Tax Situation Highlighted at CPOA Annual Meeting

By at April 13, 2011 | 2:36 pm |

Tax Situation Highlighted at CPOA Annual Meeting

The Citizens Property Owners Association, Inc. (CPOA) held its 87th annual meeting Sunday with three speakers including Mayor Timothy T. Stewart, Susan Kniep, President of the Federation of CT Taxpayer Organizations and Nicholas Mercier, Chairman of the Board of Finance and Taxation. The topic was what else, but taxes. Mercier, the keynote speaker, explained the more...

.News , Feature

New York Bully Crew Gives Advice on Handling Pit Bulls

By at April 8, 2011 | 7:00 am |

New York Bully Crew Gives Advice on Handling Pit Bulls

Those dealing with dogs – in particular pit bulls - at the city pound were given a number of tips on handling the dogs as well as ways to get them adopted. The New York Bully Crew made a visit to the pound April 2 to provide information to officers and volunteers. The crew has two shelters for dogs that are taken from people, the animal control department or found more...

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Busway Project Drives Forward

By at April 8, 2011 | 7:00 am |

Busway Project Drives Forward

A project New Britain officials see as key to the future of the City received the go ahead by Gov. Dannel Malloy on Monday. Malloy gave approval to the $572 million Hartford to New Britain Busway Project, committing $113 million in state money. “The busway and associated transit oriented development will mean hundreds of jobs for local residents and will be more...

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Editor’s Note 04/08/11

By at April 8, 2011 | 7:00 am |

Editor’s Note 04/08/11

For weeks now I have been looking forward to telling our readers about our new and improved website. I’ve had to hold my tongue about it longer than I wished. It is not complete, but it is up and looking pretty good at www.nbcityjournal.com. It has a lot, but not all, of the articles here in the newspaper. It also has polls, weather, twitter news and a place for more...

Commentary

Emotionalist Art Group Exhibits at Sloper Wesoly House

By at April 8, 2011 | 7:00 am |

Emotionalist Art Group Exhibits at Sloper Wesoly House

The Polish American Foundation of CT sponsored an exceptional exhibit of Emotionalist art on April 2 at the Sloper Wesoly House on Grove Hill St. The work of 26 artists was exhibited during this also “17th Anniversary of the Emotionalists Art Group.” This group of Emotionalist artists was founded in 1994 by Lubomir Tomaszewski who was born in Warsaw, Poland. more...

New Britain Polish Life

CW Resources Provides Jobs for the Challenged

By at April 8, 2011 | 7:00 am |

CW Resources Provides Jobs for the Challenged

Many people drive by the CW Resources Building at 200 Myrtle St. daily without really understanding what is done in that eight floor high-rise that seems to outshine most buildings around it. The 104,000 square foot structure is a hotbed of activity serving all ranges of people from the community. The occupier of the building – CW Resources Group – uses most of more...

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