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Top 10 Delicatessens in New Britain/Berlin

By at July 6, 2017 | 2:15 pm |

Top 10 Delicatessens in New Britain/Berlin

Angelo’s Market, 349 West Main St., New Britain - New Britain City Journal Facebook group readers chose Angelo’s as it’s favorite deli in New Britain or Berlin. According to its website, Angelo’s is “Your number one choice for Authentic Domestic & Imported Italian & International Foods. Proudly serving Connecticut and beyond for over 60 years! more...

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Halloween Trick or Treat Safe Zone Receives Grant

By at July 6, 2017 | 2:00 pm |

Halloween Trick or Treat Safe Zone Receives Grant

The Halloween Trick or Treat Safe Zone received a $500 grant from the Community Chest of New Britain and Berlin as it attempts to reach $6,000 to put on the event. Gerry Amodio, New Britain Downtown District Executive Director and Halloween Trick or Treat Safe Zone Committee Member recently sent a letter of thanks to the group. “The “Halloween Trick or Treat more...

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New Britain Republicans Announce 2017 Candidates For Common Council At-Large

By at July 5, 2017 | 3:04 pm |

New Britain Republicans Announce 2017 Candidates For Common Council At-Large

[media-credit id=1 align="alignleft" width="250"][/media-credit] The 2017 candidates running on the Republican line for Common Council at-large will be incumbents Tremell Collins, Daniel Salerno, Daniel Davis, and James Sanders, Jr., along with newcomer Desiree Costa. “The diverse experience that these candidates bring to the residents of New Britain is unmatched. more...

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New Britain Named All-America City Second Year in a Row

By at June 22, 2017 | 2:45 pm |

New Britain Named All-America City Second Year in a Row

For the second year in a row, the National Civic League has named the City of New Britain an “All-America City” in recognition of the community’s efforts to boost school attendance, stem summer learning loss, and increase grade-level reading skills—particularly among low-income families. “We are extremely excited that the National Civic League has more...

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New Britain High School Graduation Speech

By at June 22, 2017 | 2:30 pm |

New Britain High School Graduation Speech

Faculty and staff, friends and family, members of Administration and the Board of Education, distinguished guests, and undistinguished guests, yeah you know who you are, thank you all for being here on this momentous day. You know, I was nervous about writing and giving this speech, but after a nap; it was one of the best naps I’ve had; I woke up and realized, most more...

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4th Annual Rose Garden Festival June 17 in New Britain

By at June 1, 2017 | 3:15 pm |

4th Annual Rose Garden Festival June 17 in New Britain

Mayor Erin E. Stewart, Parks and Recreation Chairman Patrick Dorsey, Vice Chairman Paul Shaker Jr. and the New Britain Parks, Recreation, & Community Services Department are pleased to announce the return of the New Britain’s kickoff party to the summer of 2017. The fourth annual New Britain Rose Garden Festival, presented by Stanley Black and Decker, will be more...

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Friendship Service Center Breaks Ground on Howey House Apartments

By at May 25, 2017 | 3:45 pm |

Friendship Service Center Breaks Ground on Howey House Apartments

The Connecticut Department of Housing has awarded a Competitive Housing Assistance for Multifamily Properties (CHAMP) grant of $2.145 million to fund the construction of 11 units of permanent supportive housing on North Street in the city. The funds were part of $28 million in CHAMP grants announced by Governor Dannel P. Malloy and the Department of Housing in late more...

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New Britain’s Memorial Day Parade Honors Veterans on Tuesday

By at May 25, 2017 | 3:30 pm |

New Britain’s Memorial Day Parade Honors Veterans on Tuesday

Mayor Erin E. Stewart, Parks and Recreation Commission Chairman Patrick Dorsey, and Veterans Commission Chairman Peter Scirpo have announced that the New Britain Parks, Recreation, and Community Services Department will be hosting the 2017 Memorial Day Parade in honor of all the brave men and women who have served and those who are currently serving in the United States more...

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Finance Academy to Attend NAF Benefit in New York City

By at May 11, 2017 | 5:15 pm |

Finance Academy to Attend NAF Benefit in New York City

The New Britain High School Academy of Finance has been selected as one of ten academies to attend the National Academy Foundation’s 14th Annual Benefit on May 9 in New York City. This year’s benefit will honor Ajay Banga, President and CEO of Mastercard, who will sit down for an informal discussion with NAF Founder, Sandy Weill, as part of the evening. Prior to the more...

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New Britain Named All-America City Finalist for Second Year in a Row

By at May 4, 2017 | 5:45 pm |

New Britain Named All-America City Finalist for Second Year in a Row

For the second year in a row, the National Civic League has named the City of New Britain an “All-America City” finalist in recognition of the community’s efforts to boost school attendance, stem summer learning loss, and increase grade-level reading skills. “We are excited that the National Civic League has recognized the innovative and measurable efforts we more...

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