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Pinstripe Press

By at July 6, 2017 | 4:00 pm |

Pinstripe Press

It was exciting to see so many Yankees make it to the All-Star game. Aaron Judge was an easy choice as he was top vote getter. Others will include Pitchers Luis Severino and Dellin Betances, Catcher Gary Sanchez and Second Baseman Starlin Castro. Severino is 5-4 and surely would have more wins if not for the bullpen. Betances has been awful as of late. He has more...

The Sports Journal

Editor’s Note 7/6/2017

By at July 6, 2017 | 3:45 pm |

Editor’s Note 7/6/2017

It was definitely a festive 4th of July. The crowd at Stanley Quarter Park for the Great American Boom was the biggest one I’ve seen yet. I was there around 6 p.m. and the place was getting full already. Around 9 p.m. it was very crowded as people were everywhere. People could be found in every pocket of the park. The City holds one of the best events around. more...

Commentary

Relief from Medicare’s Part B Late-Enrollment Penalty Offered to Some

By at July 6, 2017 | 3:30 pm |

Relief from Medicare’s Part B Late-Enrollment Penalty Offered to Some

Medicare is offering relief from penalties for certain Medicare beneficiaries who enrolled in Medicare Part A and had coverage through the individual marketplace. For a short time, these individuals will be able to enroll in Medicare Part B without paying a penalty for late enrollment. Individuals who do not enroll in Medicare Part B when they first become eligible more...

Commentary

The Connecticut Community Theatre Premiere of Priscilla Queen of the Desert

By at July 6, 2017 | 3:15 pm |

The Connecticut Community Theatre Premiere of Priscilla Queen of the Desert

[media-credit id=1 align="alignnone" width="580"][/media-credit] Connecticut Theatre Company is thrilled to host the community theatre premiere of Priscilla Queen of the Desert, opening Friday, July 7th! This hilarious and heartwarming musical is based on the Oscar-winning film and will run from July 7th - July 23rd at the historic Repertory Theatre of New Britain. The more...

Local

How Patriotic Do You Feel This Year?

By at July 6, 2017 | 3:00 pm |

How Patriotic Do You Feel This Year?

On July 4th one of the most patriotic holidays of the year occurred. This month, the New Britain City Journal, asked Facebook group members. “Do you feel more patriotic this year, less or the same? Why?” There were some interesting answers, Most, but not all residents, say they feel very patriotic these days. The reasons vary. The following are some of the more...

Local

Thousands Enjoy Great American Boom

By at July 6, 2017 | 2:30 pm |

Thousands Enjoy Great American Boom

For Maria Benitez coming to the Great American Boom every year is a tradition. “I used to come here for years with my mom,” said Benitez who set up towels and chairs around 6 p.m. on Tuesday at Stanley Quarter Park. “My mom passed away, but I am keeping the tradition alive.” She brought along her daughter Allysia whose birthday was Tuesday and her brother more...

.News , Feature

Top 10 Delicatessens in New Britain/Berlin

By at July 6, 2017 | 2:15 pm |

Top 10 Delicatessens in New Britain/Berlin

Angelo’s Market, 349 West Main St., New Britain - New Britain City Journal Facebook group readers chose Angelo’s as it’s favorite deli in New Britain or Berlin. According to its website, Angelo’s is “Your number one choice for Authentic Domestic & Imported Italian & International Foods. Proudly serving Connecticut and beyond for over 60 years! more...

Feature , Local

Halloween Trick or Treat Safe Zone Receives Grant

By at July 6, 2017 | 2:00 pm |

Halloween Trick or Treat Safe Zone Receives Grant

The Halloween Trick or Treat Safe Zone received a $500 grant from the Community Chest of New Britain and Berlin as it attempts to reach $6,000 to put on the event. Gerry Amodio, New Britain Downtown District Executive Director and Halloween Trick or Treat Safe Zone Committee Member recently sent a letter of thanks to the group. “The “Halloween Trick or Treat more...

Feature , Local

New Britain Republicans Announce 2017 Candidates For Common Council At-Large

By at July 5, 2017 | 3:04 pm |

New Britain Republicans Announce 2017 Candidates For Common Council At-Large

[media-credit id=1 align="alignleft" width="250"][/media-credit] The 2017 candidates running on the Republican line for Common Council at-large will be incumbents Tremell Collins, Daniel Salerno, Daniel Davis, and James Sanders, Jr., along with newcomer Desiree Costa. “The diverse experience that these candidates bring to the residents of New Britain is unmatched. more...

Local

A Job or A Career – Which Would You Choose?

By at June 29, 2017 | 4:00 pm |

A Job or A Career – Which Would You Choose?

The Town of Berlin has seen some great changes in the form of new construction and development – Forrest Machine on Christian Lane and the ACURA dealership on the Berlin Turnpike, but behind the scenes things are also changing. One change is that firms in town are in need of workers. In particular, individuals to work at clean, high-tech manufacturing and service more...

Town Journal