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Mayoral Views – Alderman Mark Bernacki (R)

By at June 24, 2011 | 8:15 am |

Mayoral Views – Alderman Mark Bernacki (R)

The New Britain City Journal is asking candidates for Mayor questions every three weeks related to the City. It is our hope this will give residents time to understand their views and make a proper choice for mayor. The question posed to candidates this week was “Why Should Residents Vote for You?” The following candidates responded to our question. I have the more...

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Mayoral Views – Former Mayor Lucian Pawlak (D)

By at June 24, 2011 | 8:10 am |

Mayoral Views – Former Mayor Lucian Pawlak (D)

The New Britain City Journal is asking candidates for Mayor questions every three weeks related to the City. It is our hope this will give residents time to understand their views and make a proper choice for mayor. The question posed to candidates this week was “Why Should Residents Vote for You?” The following candidates responded to our question. In 1995 more...

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Editor’s Note 6/24/2011

By at June 24, 2011 | 8:00 am |

Editor’s Note 6/24/2011

We are so excited this week to begin our Mayoral Views on page 6. This year’s election is an important one and we want you to be informed. Three candidates agreed to answer our first question. If you have a question you want to see them answer about the City, email it to newbritaincityjournal@yahoo.com. Another question will be asked in three weeks. If you have gone more...

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Let’s Get the Facts on Costco

By at June 17, 2011 | 7:15 am |

Let’s Get the Facts on Costco

This week the New Britain Republican Town Committee started a petition to let the Costco project move forward before making a final decision on the project. Many have the perception that the petition favors the project. Maybe, it is meant to, but what the petition really calls for is further discussion. Some facts have been released, but we need to hear more before more...

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Editor’s Note 6/17/2011

By at June 17, 2011 | 7:10 am |

Editor’s Note 6/17/2011

Is it just me or does there seem to be a lot of news happening this week? I’m sure I’m not the only one who wishes there was more hours in the day. This week our edition is jam packed with as much news as I could fit. At least people can’t say nothing is happening in New Britain. Costco continues to be a hot topic. Everyone in the City seems to have a strong more...

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How About Planning a Tag Sale?

By at June 17, 2011 | 7:00 am |

How About Planning a Tag Sale?

Did you ever look at photos in magazines and wonder where did the homeowners put all of the books, china, exercise equipment---“the clutter” in the house? Everything might be hidden away in another room, or maybe the homeowners got organized and had a tag sale and now are celebrating being clutter-free. If you live in a disorderly environment, your emotions can more...

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Another Good Sign for the City

By at June 10, 2011 | 8:20 am |

Another Good Sign for the City

This week we reported on a new tenant at the Raphael Building. This story is more than just a building being refurbished and a new business opening. It is a sign that things are changing. Good things are happening in New Britain. People want to be in downtown New Britain. For years people said there was nothing to do in downtown. People complained it was dirty and more...

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Noticing Lumps and Bumps on Your Dog

By at June 10, 2011 | 8:15 am |

Noticing Lumps and Bumps on Your Dog

If you own a small dog, and you’re anything like me, then no doubt your pet is on your lap while you’re driving your car or he/she is often cuddled in your lap while you’re watching TV, or while you’re lovingly petting them. This is something they delight in, and I admit, it’s something that gives me a good feeling, too. It may also be a time when you can notice more...

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Editor’s Note 6/10/2011

By at June 10, 2011 | 8:10 am |

Editor’s Note 6/10/2011

The 4th of July is one of my favorite holidays of the year. If nothing happens to keep the “Big Boom” celebration and fireworks alive, I will truly be disappointed. I will head to Hartford for their fireworks celebration, but it will not be the same. My annual picnic, built around the celebration, will be canceled. I hope your plans are better for the more...

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Editor’s Note 6/03/2011

By at June 3, 2011 | 8:18 am |

Editor’s Note 6/03/2011

I can’t stop talking about how wonderful Monday’s parade was. I’m not sure I have ever enjoyed a parade more. The crowd was good, the music and ensembles were fantastic and the weather held out for us. The gun salute was loud, but made everyone stop for a few seconds. Hopefully, it helped them remember why there was a parade. We have two photo pages of the event more...

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