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GoodLife Fitness Announces New Director for Jerome Home

By at November 16, 2017 | 3:30 pm |

GoodLife Fitness Announces New Director for Jerome Home

GoodLife Fitness at Jerome Home, located at 975 Corbin Ave., recently announced Maquita Parker, BS, as the new director. Parker, who holds a bachelor’s degree in exercise science from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia, began her position on Aug. 21. GoodLife Fitness is an individualized exercise program geared toward the older adult to improve strength, more...

Business

Stockman Gallery Next Show to Open

By at November 16, 2017 | 3:15 pm |

Stockman Gallery Next Show to Open

Stockman Gallery opens its latest show, “Tatyana Nadgor: Are You Serious,” Saturday, November 18, 5-7 p.m., with a free reception. Nadgor is a Russian émigré who come to the United States with her husband and two children about 20 years ago. A trained engineer in her native land, her professional life transferred to aesthetics. Tatyana admits she barely spoke more...

Entertainment

Most Readers Unhappy Stores are Open on Thanksgiving

By at November 16, 2017 | 3:00 pm |

Most Readers Unhappy Stores are Open on Thanksgiving

Most people in the New Britain City Journal Facebook group said they were unhappy that stores are open on Thanksgiving Day and will not shop. Our Questions of the Month was “How do you feel about stores being open on Thanksgiving? Will you shop then?” Below are many of the responses. “I think workers deserve to have the day off with their families as more...

Local

New Mayor Pro-Tempore Chosen

By at November 16, 2017 | 2:30 pm |

New Mayor Pro-Tempore Chosen

The new Common Council, with a 9-6 Democrat majority, started their first meeting in a bi-partisan manner unanimously naming alderpersons to various positions on Wednesday night. Mayor Erin E. Stewart starting the meeting welcoming all those who were back and those who were voted in last week. The most important appointment came as Ald. Eva Magnuszewski (D) was more...

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NB Elks Honor Veterans at HSC

By at November 16, 2017 | 2:15 pm |

NB Elks Honor Veterans at HSC

On Veteran’s Day, Nov. 11, the New Britain Elks Lodge 957 usually marches in the Veteran’s Day Parade, but it was canceled by the State. This year the Elks decided to do something special at the local level instead. Some of the Elks are security guards at the Hospital for Special Care, 2150 Corbin Ave. They noticed patients and employees are veterans and wanted more...

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Bi-Partisanship Theme at Inauguration Ceremony

By at November 16, 2017 | 2:00 pm |

Bi-Partisanship Theme at Inauguration Ceremony

As Mayor Erin E. Stewart, Council members and more were sworn in Tuesday morning hopes for bi-partisan rang throughout the ceremony. Master of Ceremonies Sharon Beloin-Saavedra started the event saying, “Babe Ruth once said: the way a team plays as a whole determines its success. You may have the greatest bunch of individuals in the world – but if they don’t more...

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Berlin Police Take Part in No Shave November

By at November 9, 2017 | 4:00 pm |

Berlin Police Take Part in No Shave November

Chief John Klett has authorized members of the Berlin Police Department to participate in “No Shave November” and has waived the standard grooming policy during the month of November in order to allow officers to grow facial hair in support of this national campaign. Members of the Berlin Police Department will be participating in #NoShaveNovember and are asking for more...

Town Journal

Pigskin Predictions

By at November 9, 2017 | 3:45 pm |

Pigskin Predictions

I was a lousy 7-6 last week. Not my best week. I am 75-38 on the season. I am shocked how bad the Giants and Packers are right now. Without Aaron Rodgers Green Bay is nothing. It is sad. The Mighty Giants have fallen hard. Seattle 24, Arizona 20 – Seahawks can’t be that bad? New Orleans 31, Buffalo 21 - Tough one to call Green Bay 13, Chicago 14 – Home more...

The Sports Journal

NBHS Powderpuff Footbal

By at November 9, 2017 | 3:30 pm |

NBHS Powderpuff Footbal

Unexpected, Exciting and a Really Good Game There’s a second NBHS football team in town and if enthusiasm is any indication, it’s a real winner. The New Britain High School Powderpuff Football team is made up of 52 senior girls from NBHS who play a mean game of flag football. They will face off against their one and only opponent, Southington High’s team, at 6:30 more...

The Sports Journal

Editor’s Note 11/09/17

By at November 9, 2017 | 3:15 pm |

Editor’s Note 11/09/17

Tuesday night was certainly at interesting Election night. Coming into the night I knew the Democrats worked hard and were going to make some changes. Last year I saw the Republicans take the Super Majority, but I realized it is never good for one Party to have so much power. It is always better to have it evenly split. It was not a surprise to see the aldermen go to more...

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