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Bi-Partisanship Theme at Inauguration Ceremony

By at November 16, 2017 | 2:00 pm |

Bi-Partisanship Theme at Inauguration Ceremony

As Mayor Erin E. Stewart, Council members and more were sworn in Tuesday morning hopes for bi-partisan rang throughout the ceremony. Master of Ceremonies Sharon Beloin-Saavedra started the event saying, “Babe Ruth once said: the way a team plays as a whole determines its success. You may have the greatest bunch of individuals in the world – but if they don’t more...

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Stewart Wins Round 3

By at November 9, 2017 | 2:30 pm |

Stewart Wins Round 3

Democrats Take Back Council Majority Mixed emotions filled the Back Nine Tavern Tuesday night as Republican Mayor Erin Stewart won her third term as Mayor of the City over Democrat Merrill Gay, but many other Republicans lost seats. “Can’t stop! Won’t stop!,” said Stewart as she took the microphone for her victory speech after winning 5,395 to 4,306. more...

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Top 10 Latin Places To Eat in New Britain or Berlin

By at November 9, 2017 | 2:15 pm |

Top 10 Latin Places To Eat in New Britain or Berlin

We didn’t make 10 places this month. We have 7 places, all in New Britain, where you can find some great Spanish or Latin style food. Criollisimo, 240 Arch St., New Britain. Criollisimo is a consistent winner of best Puerto Rican food in the State and takes best Latin Style in the City. Simple kitchen serving typical Puerto Rican eats such as pernil & more...

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Cone to Lead New Britain Senior Center

By at November 9, 2017 | 2:00 pm |

Cone to Lead New Britain Senior Center

After 24 years there is a new face in the office of the New Britain Senior Center. Rex Cone is the new director after Mike Karwan retired last month. Cone started his career as the program coordinator at the parks and recreation department. He then went to New Haven as the recreation supervisor for 4 years and last April became the Manchester Senior Center more...

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Plans in Works for Christmas Movie to Be Shown Publicly

By at November 2, 2017 | 5:52 pm |

Plans in Works for Christmas Movie to Be Shown Publicly

While everyone will be able to watch the Christmas movie made in New Britain on Nov. 26 at 8 p.m. on Lifetime, plans are also being made for the public to view it on a bigger screen somewhere in the City. Sheri Amato of Amato’s Toys is looking into a spot the movie previously called “Christmas Hours” and now known as “A Very Merry Toy Store” so it can be more...

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Record Crowds Bring Ghouls Downtown

By at November 2, 2017 | 2:30 pm |

Record Crowds Bring Ghouls Downtown

Huge crowds featuring Superman, Chucky, Batman, princesses and more came out Tuesday to enjoy the 6th Annual New Britain Halloween Trick or Treat Safe Zone event downtown. “What a night! Over 7,000 children and adults came to the Halloween Trick or Treat Safe Zone event, and we supplied over 150,000 pieces of candy, while our business owners and neighbors more...

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Time to Vote: Election Day is Tuesday

By at November 2, 2017 | 2:15 pm |

Time to Vote: Election Day is Tuesday

Do not forget to get to the polls on Tuesday and vote for your favorite candidates. This year the Mayoral election is led by Incumbent Republican Mayor Erin E. Stewart going for her third term against Democrat Merrill Gay. Stewart boasts taking the City from a $30 million deficit to a $15 million surplus and boosting the City credit rating by four notches, growing more...

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Phase 6 Ready

By at October 26, 2017 | 2:30 pm |

Phase 6 Ready

Phase 6 of the Downtown Streetscape project has been approved allowing Mayor Erin Stewart to reach an agreement with Cardinal Engineering at a cost of $135,000. The project will involve improvements from Myrtle St. to the East Main St. intersection from Washington St. to Martin Luther King Drive in front of Newbrite Plaza. “This is is the same work that we’ve more...

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Veterans Honored In City Ceremony

By at October 26, 2017 | 2:15 pm |

Veterans Honored In City Ceremony

Over 150 of the City’s bravest men and women were honored Saturday as the City held a Veteran’s Medal Ceremony for the first time in over 30 years. “I would like to thank all veterans for your service,” said Mayor Erin E. Stewart, who was the MC for the event. “Our Country and our community is stronger because of your dedication and courage.” New more...

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New Textile Recycling Set to Begin Next Week

By at October 26, 2017 | 2:00 pm |

New Textile Recycling Set to Begin Next Week

Residents will soon be getting two pink bags in the mail. These bags are part of Simple Recycling, a free curbside textile collection service that opened it’s doors at 33 John St. on Wednesday with a ribbon cutting. The recycling business out of Ohio operates in nearly 10 states and makes its debut in Connecticut in the City of New Britain. Simple Recycling, a more...

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