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11th Annual Downtown New Britain/TD Bank Car Show on September 23

By at September 14, 2017 | 3:15 pm |

11th Annual Downtown New Britain/TD Bank Car Show on September 23

The New Britain Downtown District (NBDD) is sponsoring the 11th annual 2017 New Britain/TD Bank Downtown Car Show on Saturday, September 23 from 9a.m. – 3 p.m. The show will take place at Central Park in front of City Hall and from Chestnut Street to Columbus Boulevard. Residents of Hartford, West Hartford, Elmwood and Newington can take the CTfastrak to the 11th more...

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What Should Be Done About the State Budget?

By at September 14, 2017 | 3:00 pm |

What Should Be Done About the State Budget?

This month in our Facebook group Question of the Month, we asked two questions directly related to each other. They were, “Since we have no new State Budget, what should legislators do to fix it? How do you feel about not having a budget?” Group members had plenty to say on the subject. “US government is deep in debt, the state is broke, most cities are more...

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Top 10 Places to Get a Chicken Meal in New Britain/Berlin

By at September 7, 2017 | 7:21 pm |

Top 10 Places to Get a Chicken Meal in New Britain/Berlin

Where can you go to get good chicken? Some like it fried and some like it as chicken parmesan. There are many ways to eat chicken. The New Britain City Journal Facebook group was asked “Where is the best place to get chicken in New Britain or Berlin?” Here are the Top 10. Krispy Krunchy Chicken, 687 Arch St., New Britain – This is fried chicken at it’s more...

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Fall Program Schedule for Parks & Recreation Department Released

By at September 7, 2017 | 2:45 pm |

Fall Program Schedule for Parks & Recreation Department Released

The New Britain Parks & Recreation Department is offering a wide variety of programs/events including Adult Yoga, Tai Chi, Piano Lessons, Dog Obedience Classes, Fall Tennis Lessons, Start Smart Soccer, and Timeless Tales. Each of these programs/events are available for registrants through the Parks and Recreation office (27 West Main Street, Room 302) or via online more...

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15 min of Fame

By at September 7, 2017 | 2:00 pm |

15 min of Fame

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2017 City Annual Paving Program

By at August 3, 2017 | 3:15 pm |

2017 City Annual Paving Program

Mayor Erin Stewart and the New Britain Public Works Department announced that the City’s 2017 Annual Paving Program will soon begin, which will involve rehabilitating 8.9 miles of road across 45 City streets. “With an extensive network of roads in our City, proper maintenance and paving is necessary to ensure we have a safe, and reliable transportation system more...

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15min of FAME

By at August 3, 2017 | 3:00 pm |

15min of FAME

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Top 10 New Britain/Berlin Bars to Hang Out

By at August 3, 2017 | 2:00 pm |

Top 10 New Britain/Berlin Bars to Hang Out

This month the New Britain City Journal Facebook group was asked, “Where is the best Bars/lounge/adult hangout in New Britain or Berlin?” The following are the Top 10 as provided by group members. Roma Sports Bar and Restaurant, 382 Allen St., New Britain - Readers ranked Roma’s at Number 1. According to it’s website, “Roma is not just a Restaurant, not more...

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New Britain Commission on Arts Awards $38,000 to Local Arts Organizations

By at July 27, 2017 | 2:45 pm |

New Britain Commission on Arts Awards $38,000 to Local Arts Organizations

The New Britain Commission on the Arts recently made awards totaling $38,380 to 16 New Britain arts organizations. Funding for these awards was made possible with the support of the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development Office of the Arts. “The City is proud to support these arts organizations, which help make New Britain a vibrant more...

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2017 Recommendations for DTC Endorsement:

By at July 21, 2017 | 1:37 pm |

2017 Recommendations for DTC Endorsement:

MAYOR: Merrill Gay TREASURER: Ron Jakubowski TOWN CLERK: Mark Bernacki TAX COLLECTOR: Lanette Spranzo Macaruso COUNCIL AT LARGE Emmanuel Sanchez Eva Magnuszewski Yvonne Muniz Katie Breslin Richard Reyes BOARD OF EDUCATION Daisy R. Sanchez Violet Sims Annie S. Parker CONSTABLE Tom Shields Willie Justiniano Patrice more...

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