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Dunkin’ Donuts Opening Soon

By at January 30, 2014 | 7:00 pm |

Dunkin’ Donuts Opening Soon

The new Dunkin’ Donuts on Main St. at the New Britain Police Department is planned to open in the next two to three weeks. “His (Cary Gagnon, owner) projection is once the city gives him electricity and flips the switch it will be open five days after,” Bill Carroll, business development director, said. “I expect all the work will be done within three more...

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Puppy Cuts Holds Grand Opening on Arch St.

By at January 10, 2014 | 8:45 am |

Puppy Cuts Holds Grand Opening on Arch St.

City officials were excited Saturday to be at the opening of the only pet hair salon in the City. Puppy Cuts Pet Salon officially opened its doors Saturday at 666 Arch St. with about 25 family and friends in attendance. Erica Kieffer, owner and groomer, said the store has been open about a week ago and is excited to see it grow. “I have been grooming dogs for more...

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Chamber of Commerce Meet & Greet of Stewart Planned

By at January 3, 2014 | 12:00 pm |

Chamber of Commerce Meet & Greet of Stewart Planned

If you are a New Britain/Berlin Chamber of Commerce member and have not yet met the new chamber president, circle Jan. 29 on your calendar. A Meet and Greet for Tim Stewart will be held at the Stanley World Headquarters. “It will be hosted by Stanley Works and will have light food and refreshments,” said Stewart who was recently named the new chamber president. more...

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McCue Among Family Business Winners

By at October 25, 2013 | 8:45 am |

McCue Among Family Business Winners

The Hartford Business Journal celebrated the outstanding achievements of the region’s most successful family-owned and operated firms, during its first annual Family Business Awards. The publication recognized these successful family-owned businesses during an evening of celebration at The Aria Wedding & Banquet Facility in Prospect, CT. “The Family Business more...

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Deli, Tattoos, Piercing and More Offered on Arch Street

By at August 23, 2013 | 8:15 am |

Deli, Tattoos, Piercing and More Offered on Arch Street

Naseem Hashim, owner of City Deli, 610 Arch Street, says there is something for everyone at his shop. “We have a good deli, full grocery, Lotto, phone card business, fishing worms, fax service and coming soon a party shop,” he said. “You will be able to buy all you need for a baby shower, a party or anything else.” In the future are plans to put in fresh more...

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Tomasso’s Grand Plan

By at August 15, 2013 | 8:00 pm |

Tomasso’s Grand Plan

By Robin Vinci EDITOR The Tomasso Group hopes to purchase the almost one acre site next to the Superior Courthouse on Pearl Street and make it into an office and small retail building. The lot is on the corner of Pearl Street, near the Blogoslawski Garage and across the street from the Senior Center. No one else has come forward to make a proposal on the more...

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Froyo World Brings City A Smooth Creamy Treat

By at August 9, 2013 | 9:00 am |

Froyo World Brings City A Smooth Creamy Treat

Caramel Turtle, Cracker Jack Popcorn, Dark Chocolate, Original Tart, Kiwi-Strawberry Sorbet, no sugar added Chocoholic and Toasted Almond non-fat yogurt are but a few of the flavors you can may find at Froyo World on 1535 Stanley Street. Bryant Gregg, owner of the New Britain franchise, opened his store in late October. Central Connecticut State University students more...

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Criollisimo Still Offering State’s Best Puerto Rican Food

By at August 1, 2013 | 8:00 pm |

Criollisimo Still Offering State’s Best Puerto Rican Food

If you check out Google reviews of Criollisimo Restaurant on Arch St. you will read comments like “authentic and fresh”, “best Puerto Rican food around”, “flavor like none other” and “generous portions”. It is these kinds of statements that make Criollisimo so popular. In 2007 it won best Puerto Rican food in Connecticut in a Hartford Advocate more...

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HSC Thrift Shop Moves to West Main St.

By at April 12, 2013 | 8:15 am |

HSC Thrift Shop Moves to West Main St.

If you are looking for the Hospital for Special Care Auxiliary Thrift Shop, it is no longer on Arch St. You will now find it at 89 West Main St. “We don’t hold the big items like rocking chairs because it is a bit smaller. But, we still handle everything else,” said Maria Poole, co-manager. “We are still putting out housewares.” Poole said there was no big more...

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Aurora Health Upgrading Brittany Farms with Purchase

By at February 22, 2013 | 8:00 am |

Aurora Health Upgrading Brittany Farms with Purchase

The 282-bed nursing home facility, formerly known as Brittany Farms, is under new ownership and the president of the company says upgrades and other changes are planned. HSC Community Services Inc., which purchased the site from Brittany Farms Pavilion Inc in 1997 for $10.78 million, sold the property to Maryland-based Aurora Health Management for $8.1 million on Oct. more...

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