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Campbell Square Monument Restoration Nearly Done

By at October 17, 2014 | 8:00 am |

Campbell Square Monument Restoration Nearly Done

Restoration of the WWII monument at John Campbell Square, located on Stanley Street at Hillcrest Ave. in the Belvidere section of the City, is nearing completion. The monument was severely damaged by a vehicle about three years ago. As reported in the City Journal earlier this year, the City had funds to restore the monument but not to replace the adjacent apron or more...

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26th District – Piotr Ceglarz (R)

By at October 3, 2014 | 8:25 am |

26th District – Piotr Ceglarz (R)

Elections 2014 My name is Piotr Ceglarz, I am a 35 year old New Britain resident. I was born and raised in Rzeszow, Poland. At the age of 9 my family moved to Torejon de Ardes, Spain and then again at the age of 11 to New Britain, CT. I have gone through changes of climates, cultures, languages and diversity. I attended Sacred Heart School and New Britain High School. more...

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25th District – Robert (Bobby) Sanchez (D)

By at October 3, 2014 | 8:20 am |

25th District – Robert (Bobby) Sanchez (D)

Elections 2014 Robert (Bobby) Sanchez was elected to the Connecticut General Assembly in 2011 representing the 25th Assembly District in New Britain. Bobby was born in New Britain and is a lifelong resident. He is married to Nebeska Sanchez and they have a son named Lawrence. Bobby attended New Britain local schools and holds a bachelors and graduate degrees from more...

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25th District – Paul Gobell (Green Party Candidate)

By at October 3, 2014 | 8:15 am |

25th District – Paul Gobell (Green Party Candidate)

Elections 2014 For New Britain to flourish it is essential that we create a vibrant and sustainable economy. Connecticut is one of the slowest growing economies in the nation and much of this is due to how over regulated Connecticut has become. We desperately need legislators who will vehemently work to create a healthy business environment. Let’s create a more...

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25th District – Edward Colon (R)

By at October 3, 2014 | 8:10 am |

25th District – Edward Colon (R)

Elections 2014 My name is Edward Omar Colón and I am running to be your next Representative in Hartford for the 25th Assembly District. I served in the U.S. Army, attended E.C. Goodwin Vocational-Technical High School and recently earned my law degree from Roger Williams University School of Law in Rhode Island. I am home from travelling far and wide to share more...

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24th District – Rick Lopes (D)

By at October 3, 2014 | 8:05 am |

24th District – Rick Lopes (D)

Elections 2014 Rick Lopes was elected to represent New Britain’s 24th Assembly district in January of 2012. Prior to that, in 1994, he served as a community organizer in the Broad Street neighborhood. Starting as the staff for the Broad Street Collaborative, a group of residents and business owners, Rick was instrumental in transforming the Broad Street group into more...

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24th District – Gennaro Bizzaro (R)

By at October 3, 2014 | 8:00 am |

24th District – Gennaro Bizzaro (R)

Elections 2014 I am a candidate for State Representative in the 24th District, which covers New Britain and Newington. Having lived and worked in New Britain almost all my life, I would be honored to have the opportunity to represent my community in the Legislature. I graduated from New Britain High School where I was a proud member of the 1992 State Championship more...

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Halloween Safe Zone Plans Dinner and a Movie

By at September 19, 2014 | 10:00 am |

Halloween Safe Zone Plans Dinner and a Movie

This year’s Halloween Trick or Treat Safe Zone event is preparing to be better than ever. Great things are planned. But, before the festivities begin, there will be a fundraiser on Oct. 2 at Roma Restaurant, 382 Allen St. A Dinner and Movie is planned in order to raise funds for the Halloween celebration. It will begin at 6 p.m. with dinner and a movie will more...

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YMCA Fundraising Gala Planned for Sept. 20

By at September 6, 2014 | 10:00 am |

YMCA Fundraising Gala Planned for Sept. 20

As summer winds down, the folks at the New Britain-Berlin YMCA have been gearing up for their signature fundraising gala event, the Endless Summer Ball, which will be held at Shuttle Meadow Country Club in Kensington on Saturday, Sept. 20 at 6 p.m. With two weeks to go, tickets for the Fifth Annual Endless Summer—whose 2014 theme is “Lost in a more...

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“I Remember New Britain” Continues to Thrive on Facebook

By at September 5, 2014 | 10:00 am |

“I Remember New Britain” Continues to Thrive on Facebook

“Welcome Home,” the message sent to every new member, are two words that convey the essence of this site. This not only upholds the idea that the site is a memory of home to its members, but also assures new members that their participation is a welcome and vital part of the site. I Remember New Britain, a Facebook group, was begun on May 6, 2010 by John W. Pater more...

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