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Benjamin Kieltyka Honors Veterans with His Eagle Scout Project

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

Benjamin Kieltyka Honors Veterans with His Eagle Scout Project

Mayor Erin E. Stewart and Veterans Commission Chairman Peter Scirpo are very grateful for Life Scouts like Benjamin Kieltyka of Troop 75 in New Britain. For his Eagle Scout project, Ben decided to clean the estimated 500+ Veterans Memorial Stones at Fairview Cemetery at 120 Smalley Street. At the start of the project, Mayor Erin E. Stewart commented that: “New more...

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2018 Annual Paving Program to Begin July 16

By at July 12, 2018 | 3:00 pm |

2018 Annual Paving Program to Begin July 16

Mayor Erin Stewart announced Wednesday that the City’s annual paving program will begin on July 16 with milling; paving will begin on July 23 and will continue for three weeks. “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 that lasts many years,” said more...

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Damon Pearce is New Britain High School Principal

By at June 28, 2018 | 3:00 pm |

Damon Pearce is New Britain High School Principal

On June 20, the New Britain Board of Education voted to approve the appointment of Mr. Damon Pearce as the next principal of New Britain High School. Pearce, a familiar name in the district, stood out as a candidate that could positively impact the students and the community at NBHS. Pearce previously served as Associate Principal at NBHS from 2005-2014. Prior to his more...

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Manuel Rivas, New Britain High School Salutatorian

By at June 14, 2018 | 3:30 pm |

Manuel Rivas, New Britain High School Salutatorian

Plans to Attend CCSU Manuel Rivas has been named salutatorian of the New Britain High School Class of 2018. After earning the second highest title in the class, Rivas plans to attend Central Connecticut State University this fall as a Biology major. After narrowing his choice of university down to CCSU and University of Connecticut, Rivas chose CCSU because of the more...

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Gabriella Roy, New Britain High School Valedictorian

By at June 14, 2018 | 3:15 pm |

Gabriella Roy, New Britain High School Valedictorian

Credits Success to Hard Work and Unique Opportunities Gabriella Roy has been awarded the title of valedictorian of the New Britain High School Class of 2018. Graduating at the top of her class, Roy intends to major in Nursing at the University of Connecticut. After being accepted to seven 4-year colleges, Roy narrowed her college search down to two schools, Boston more...

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YWCA New Britain Youth Theater Presents Premiere Performance

By at June 14, 2018 | 2:30 pm |

YWCA New Britain Youth Theater Presents Premiere Performance

A new youth theater program has begun at the New Britain YWCA. The YWCA Youth Theater formed in May and will be putting on Mary Poppins Jr. at Trinity on Main Friday June 29 at 7 p.m. and Saturday June 30 at 2 p.m. Christine Kuzia, YWCA Performing Arts Director, said Katie Desjardins, director, is the brainchild of the program. “It is something that I have more...

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HRA Wellness Resource Center Host HIV Survivor Soiree Fundraiser

By at May 31, 2018 | 3:00 pm |

HRA Wellness Resource Center Host HIV Survivor Soiree Fundraiser

For the first time in Connecticut HRA Wellness Resource Center will host the 1st Annual HIV Survivor Soiree Fundraiser honoring the lives of survivors across the state “A Life We Never Dreamed Of “on Friday June 8, 2018 at Casa Mi at the Hawthorne 2421 Berlin Turnpike Berlin CT from 6 – 10 p.m.. The Wellness Resource Center will honor “5 Pillars” across the more...

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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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