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Top 10 Best Italian Food in NB/Berlin

By at May 17, 2018 | 6:28 pm |

Top 10 Best Italian Food in NB/Berlin

(The New Britain City Journal group voted for their favorite Italian food restaurants.) Portofino’s, 246 New Britain Rd, Kensington - Classic Italian fare in a cozy, brick-lined setting. Italian food doesn’t get any better than at Portofino’s. Whether you are looking for Fettuccine Carbonara. Penne Genovese, Tortellina Zingerella or any other spectacular more...

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OIC New Britain Honors Paul Salina at Their Annual Gala for 2018

By at May 17, 2018 | 4:00 pm |

OIC New Britain Honors Paul Salina at Their Annual Gala for 2018

There are so many heroes in our history books, but New Britain has an individual who for many years has been a local hero for the youth, parents and community of New Britain and to OIC. Paul Salina will be recognized with the highest award an individual or business can receive from OIC on June 1st at the St George Greek Hall at 5 p.m. The Annual Gala is a great more...

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Parks and Recreation Offering Great Spring/Summer Programs

By at May 17, 2018 | 3:30 pm |

Parks and Recreation Offering Great Spring/Summer Programs

The Parks, Recreation, and Community Services summer brochure has arrived and it is a fun-filled 38 page brochure. If you’re looking for something for the young ones, the department offers a variety of camps, swim lessons, and an assortment of recreational programs. There’s plenty for adults too, including swim lessons, yoga in the park, kickball league, aqua more...

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Vendor Information for Main Street USA

By at April 19, 2018 | 3:15 pm |

Vendor Information for Main Street USA

Mayor Erin E. Stewart, Commission Chairman Patrick Dorsey, and the New Britain Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department are planning New Britain’s Main Street U.S.A. In its much anticipated return in 2015, over 10,000 people attended the daylong celebration at the historic Walnut Hill Park. This year, on Saturday, Sept. 8th, from noon to 9 p.m., thousands more...

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Artists Invited to Paint 6’ Fiberglass Bees

By at April 12, 2018 | 3:15 pm |

Artists Invited to Paint 6’ Fiberglass Bees

The Greater New Britain Arts Alliance (GNBAA) just placed an order for 21 6’ tall fiberglass bees, forwarding its “Bees Across New Britain” project in conjunction with the City of New Britain. Bees Across New Britain is a project similar to the Cow Parade done in West Hartford. In 2008 West Hartford began the Cow Parade with life size cows scattered more...

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Salerno to Hold 31st Coffee for Open Government

By at April 5, 2018 | 3:30 pm |

Salerno to Hold 31st Coffee for Open Government

On Saturday April 14 Alderman At Large Danny Salerno will host the 31st Coffee for Open Government held from 9:30 a.m to 1 p.m. at the Angelo’s Market, 349 West Main St. “Let me first thank Joe Troepa and his great staff for the wonderful service they offer to the community. I encourage folks to try one of the breakfast sandwiches prepared at Angelo’s on April more...

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Many Readers Say Rep. Esty Should Resign

By at April 5, 2018 | 3:00 pm |

Many Readers Say Rep. Esty Should Resign

According to various news sources, Rep Elizabeth Esty, CT 5th Congressional district including New Britain, entered into a nondisclosure agreement with her former chief of staff Tony Baker and wrote a reference letter for him even after learning of allegations that he had threatened and physically assaulted another aide of hers with whom he was once in a more...

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9th Annual Connie Wilson Collins Exceptional Women Concert

By at March 15, 2018 | 4:15 pm |

9th Annual Connie Wilson Collins Exceptional Women Concert

The Queen Ann Nzinga Center, Inc. will host its 9th annual Connie Wilson Collins Exceptional Women Concert, honoring outstanding women from the Greater Bristol, Plainville and New Britain community on March 24. The celebration includes live musical performances, poetry, dance and tributes to the honorees. Betty Harris and Nzinga’s Daughters and more will more...

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Facebook Group Chooses Top 10 Gas Stations

By at March 15, 2018 | 2:00 pm |

Facebook Group Chooses Top 10 Gas Stations

Costco, 405 Hartford Rd., New Britain – There was no doubt in who was Number 1 for readers of the New Britain City Journal Facebook group, Costco was the first choice. The members-only gas station located next to the store is said to have some of the best prices in the City. Noble Gas, 975 Farmington Ave., New Britain - Michael Frisbie owner of Frisbie’s, more...

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New Britain Sister City Committee Announces 2018 Visit

By at March 8, 2018 | 2:45 pm |

New Britain Sister City Committee Announces 2018 Visit

The New Britain Sister City Committee is planning a trip to New Britain’s sister city Rastatt, Germany. Local residents are invited to participate in the visit now being planned. The trip to Rastatt, Germany is planned for Monday, May 28 returning on Wednesday, June 6 and includes attending the largest street festival in Germany. The biannual Tête-à-Tête (face more...

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