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“It aint’ over…”

By at August 11, 2016 | 4:23 pm |

“It aint’ over…”

Gerratana, Pawlak Win Primaries Democratic Incumbent Theresa Gerratana won the primary on Tuesday for 6th District State Senate, but her opponent - fellow Democrat Sharon Beloin-Saavedra, said the race is not over as she will run Unaffiliated in November against Gerratana and Republican candidate Charles Paonessa. Saavedra, 51, at the Whinstone Tavern Tuesday night more...

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Patton Brook Well Proposal Passes

By at August 11, 2016 | 2:15 pm |

Patton Brook Well Proposal Passes

[media-credit id=1 align="alignnone" width="580"][/media-credit] Despite a coordinated rally by the Democratic Town Committee, the Common Council approved the sale of the Patton Brook Well to the Southington Water Department for not less than $1 million by an 11 to 4 vote Wednesday night. During Public Audience about 25 people spoke, many with misinformation about more...

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City Looks to Sell Aquinas Building for $80,000

By at August 11, 2016 | 2:00 pm |

City Looks to Sell Aquinas Building for $80,000

Chrysalis Center Real Estate Corporation has offered to buy the former St. Thomas Aquinas Building at 74 Kelsey St. for $80,000. Chrysalis will spend $6 million in rehabilitating and refurbishing this building and will not seek any enterprise zone benefits. The plan calls for creating about 30 rental apartment units with four units being reserved as a priority for more...

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Important Democratic Primary Tuesday

By at August 4, 2016 | 2:30 pm |

Important Democratic Primary Tuesday

A Democratic primary that will affect the City both at the State level and locally will take place this coming Tuesday, Aug. 9. Running for the 6th District primary is Sharon Beloin-Saavedra and incumbent Theresa Gerratana. Saavedra, board of education president, this week received the endorsement from the teachers union. “The E-board wants to fully more...

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Officer Makes 4 Year Old’s Day

By at August 4, 2016 | 2:15 pm |

Officer Makes 4 Year Old’s Day

[caption id="attachment_13182" align="alignnone" width="580"] Photo by Gina Johnson[/caption] Four year old William Johnson-Kellam had a craving for ice cream from the truck one day recently. He had no money, so mom Rebecca Johnson-Kellam came up with the idea for William to sell lemonade for 25 cents on Forest St. As it turned out William received a gift better more...

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Top 10 Places for Wings in NB/Berlin

By at August 4, 2016 | 2:00 pm |

Top 10 Places for Wings in NB/Berlin

Roma’s Bar and Restaurant, 382 Allen St., New Britain - Roma: 49 cent wings s is everyday 11am to 6pm and sat on sun all day !!! And top flavors are hot and sweet,  garlic Parmesan and honey BBQ.  This is New Britain’s Number 1 spot for wings. Throughout the week there are pizza specials, prime rib specials and more.  New varieties are added each month making more...

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More Questions on Patton Brook Well

By at July 28, 2016 | 2:30 pm |

More Questions on Patton Brook Well

Selling the Patton Brook Well continues to create controversy across the City. The Patton Brook Well is located on 0.6 acres of land and is not part of the safe yield plans if something goes wrong at the reservoir. Southington is offering $1 million for the property. Two years ago they offered $1.3 million and that was turned down by the previous Council. Due more...

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Quartette Club Marks 125 Years

By at July 28, 2016 | 2:15 pm |

Quartette Club Marks 125 Years

Established in 1891, the Quartette Club, a non-profit men’s charitable and social club, is marking 125 years in 2016. The club, located at 225 Wooster St., got its name because it used to be a German singing group, according to immediate past president Toby Rhinesmith, a member for 19 years. “Back in the day they used to have German clubs throughout more...

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Grand Pizza Holds Ribbon Cutting

By at July 28, 2016 | 2:00 pm |

Grand Pizza Holds Ribbon Cutting

It has been open for a few months, but on July 21 the official ribbon cutting took place for Grand Pizza at 136 Main St. Owner Tommy Qoku has a long history of making great pizza and Italian foods. “I grew up in Brooklyn, NY and moved to Staten Island in 2003,” he said. “I opened my first business in Brooklyn. My uncle eventually took it over.” In 2007 more...

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“We Are Setting an Example”

By at July 14, 2016 | 2:30 pm |

“We Are Setting an Example”

Over 100 Turnout for Community Prayer at Central Park Alderman and Rev. Kristian Rosado, Mayor Erin Stewart, local religious leaders, elected officials, and members of the New Britain Police Department led a community prayer at Central Park in a sign of solidarity against violence on Wednesday night. Following last week’s shootings of Alton Sterling in Baton more...

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