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New Britain Memorial-Sagarino Funeral Home Local for 111 Years

By at June 14, 2018 | 4:00 pm |

New Britain Memorial-Sagarino Funeral Home Local for 111 Years

Whether you need to plan ahead or whether it is a sudden emergency, New Britain Memorial-Sagarino Funeral Home - formerly Blogoslowski Funeral Home - has been around for more than a century providing a commitment to a high standard of funeral services in New Britain. Service Corporation International acquired New Britain Memorial from the Blogoslawki family and 6 more...

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A Yankee Peddler Pawn Shop Still Going Strong

By at May 31, 2018 | 3:45 pm |

A Yankee Peddler Pawn Shop Still Going Strong

  After 22 years, A Yankee Peddler & Pawn is still drawing customers at its Main Street location. Owner Jason King said in August of 2017 the shop moved a bit down the street to an over 3,000 square foot storefront with another 3,000 square feet in the basement. “We use that for storage,” King said. “Fall River went out in December or January. I more...

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The Kitchen Opens Up to Big Crowd

By at May 24, 2018 | 3:15 pm |

The Kitchen Opens Up to Big Crowd

Although the Kitchen, 136 Main St has been open a few weeks, a large crowd turned out last Friday for the official ribbon cutting. “The motivation and inspiration came from the huge success we already had in New Britain with Mofongo,” said Vincent Placeres, owner. “It gave me that energy to say why not do it again. Some people say why not Hartford? Why not more...

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Five Churches Brewing Opens to Large Crowd

By at April 5, 2018 | 2:00 pm |

Five Churches Brewing Opens to Large Crowd

The second brewery in the City opened its door last Friday to a large crowd lining Arch St. Five Churches Brewing welcomed a crowd of nearly 200 to its new brewery. “We are extremely excited to welcome Five Churches Brewing to downtown New Britain,” said Mayor Erin Stewart. “We have been patiently watching and following their progress over the last year and more...

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KC’s On Main Restaurant Open For Business

By at March 29, 2018 | 2:00 pm |

KC’s On Main Restaurant Open For Business

Open only for two weeks, KC’s on Main has been already delighting crowds with it’s wings and fresh fish meals. On Tuesday, the restaurant held an official ribbon cutting showing its newly designed establishment to residents and City officials. “We are excited to welcome KC’s on Main to our downtown district,” said Mayor Erin Stewart. “This location has more...

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Personal Touch Car Wash Open on Burritt St.

By at March 15, 2018 | 3:16 pm |

Personal Touch Car Wash Open on Burritt St.

With 10 locations throughout Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts, Personal Touch Car Wash held a ribbon cutting last Friday for its newest location at 44 Burritt St. The car wash opened last November offering a variety of car wash services. “We look for under served cities to give a good highly technological car wash experience,” said Dwight Reed, more...

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Sweetwater Juice Bar and Deli Officially Opens

By at January 18, 2018 | 3:45 pm |

Sweetwater Juice Bar and Deli Officially Opens

Mayor Erin Stewart, Economic Development Director Bill Carroll, owner Mark Schand, and others held a ribbon cutting on Tuesday, Jan. 16 to mark the opening of Sweetwater Juice Bar and Deli, a new downtown business offering healthy drink and food options. Established in January 2018, Sweetwater Juice & Deli is a new business in downtown New Britain offering fresh more...

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Shaker Funeral Home Celebrates 25 Years in Business

By at January 18, 2018 | 3:30 pm |

Shaker Funeral Home Celebrates 25 Years in Business

Unlike many other funeral homes Paul Shaker Jr. did not get it handed down from one generation to another. After gaining much experience at other funeral homes, Shaker started his business from scratch 25 years ago. “I started in the funeral business in 1984 driving limos and hearses for area funeral homes. I used to be a freelance embalmer and funeral director,” more...

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Lili’s Bakery and Cakes Replaces Leone’s

By at January 4, 2018 | 3:00 pm |

Lili’s Bakery and Cakes Replaces Leone’s

Are you looking for a new bakery? Have you previously gone to Leone’s Bakery on New Britain Rd in Berlin? New owners have taken over at 259 New Britain Rd for a new bakery known as Lili’s Bakery and Cakes. On Nov. 10th DJ Juganaru and Lili Orlenau bought the store. “My sister Lili is the baker. She baked for other places,” said Juganaru. “She worked more...

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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...

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