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Most Readers Unhappy Stores are Open on Thanksgiving

By at November 16, 2017 | 3:00 pm |

Most Readers Unhappy Stores are Open on Thanksgiving

Most people in the New Britain City Journal Facebook group said they were unhappy that stores are open on Thanksgiving Day and will not shop. Our Questions of the Month was “How do you feel about stores being open on Thanksgiving? Will you shop then?” Below are many of the responses. “I think workers deserve to have the day off with their families as 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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15min of Fame

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

15min of Fame

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Elections 2017

By at October 26, 2017 | 3:00 pm |

Elections 2017

The New Britain City Journal asked those running for Common Council this November to write profiles about themselves for the paper. Below are submissions from the candidates that responded. ALDERMEN AT LARGE Katie Breslin (D) Katie Breslin is running for Alderwoman at large on a platform of prioritizing education and creating more business development in New more...

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Elections 2017 Ward 5

By at October 19, 2017 | 3:30 pm |

Elections 2017 Ward 5

The New Britain City Journal asked those running for Common Council this November to write profiles about themselves for the paper. Below are submissions from the candidates that responded. Ward 5 Carlo Carlozzi Jr. (D-Incumbent) Carlo Carlozzi Jr. is running for re-election of his position on the New Britain City Council representing Ward 5. He has held the seat more...

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Two New Britain Companies to Bring Back Iconic Beer Brand

By at October 19, 2017 | 3:15 pm |

Two New Britain Companies to Bring Back Iconic Beer Brand

Avery’s Beverages and Alvarium Beer Co. have teamed up to revive Cremo Beer, an iconic brand from the 1940’s and 50’s. In it’s heyday, Cremo Beer, known as “Connecticut’s Best,” was popular throughout Connecticut and the surrounding states. “We are extremely excited that the famous Cremo Beer, which was a mainstay for generations of New Britain more...

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Residents Weigh-in on NFL Kneeling for National Anthem

By at October 19, 2017 | 3:00 pm |

Residents Weigh-in on NFL Kneeling for National Anthem

This month’s Question of the Month in our Facebook group was, “How do you feel about the recent controversy of the NFL standing or not standing for the national anthem?” The responses were many with emotions running high. Karyl Beloin said, “I think it’s wrong to disrespect the anthem the flag and our country. No matter who is the leader this is still a more...

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Elections 2017 Wards 3 & 4

By at October 12, 2017 | 3:00 pm |

Elections 2017 Wards 3 & 4

The New Britain City Journal asked those running for Common Council this November to write profiles about themselves for the paper. Below are submissions from the candidates that responded. Ward 3 Iris Sanchez and Aram Ayalon (D) Iris Sanchez and Aram Ayalon, the two candidates for city council in Ward 3, are running for office on a platform of more social programs more...

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Elections 2017

By at October 5, 2017 | 3:15 pm |

Elections 2017

The New Britain City Journal asked those running for Common Council this November to write profiles about themselves for the paper. Below are submissions from the candidates that responded. Ward 1 Jamie Giantonio (R-Incumbent) My name is Jamie Giantonio- I am 42 years old and a lifelong New Britain resident. I live at 185 Birchwood Drive with my wife of 17 years more...

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Building Hope Together Autumn Soiree

By at October 5, 2017 | 3:00 pm |

Building Hope Together Autumn Soiree

Mayor Erin E. Stewart and Building Hope Together Co-Chair Peter Niro invite the public to attend the Autumn Soiree: a fundraiser for New Britain’s Work Plan to End Homelessness. The event will feature an awards ceremony honoring individuals and/or organizations that have made an impact on reducing homelessness in New Britain. Cocktails and hors d’oueuvres will be more...

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