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Bees Across New Britain Needs More Sponsors

By at February 8, 2018 | 4:00 pm |

Bees Across New Britain Needs More Sponsors

Stephen Hard, director of the Greater New Britain Art Alliance (GNBAA), said the group is working hard to get more sponsors for Bees Across New Britain. “We are still short of sponsors and are working the phones. That’s what it takes and I was away and sick for most of January,” said Hard. “We are very close and I am confident we’ll get the number we more...

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Lottery Applications Now Being Accepted

By at February 1, 2018 | 3:15 pm |

Lottery Applications Now Being Accepted

Lottery applications for students in pre-kindergarten through eighth grade are now being accepted at DiLoreto Elementary & Middle School. The only intra-district magnet school in New Britain, DiLoreto has an excellent school climate and strong academic push. On a daily basis, it offers a Spanish Language Development Program to students in grades 2-8, which helps more...

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15min of Fame

By at January 25, 2018 | 3:45 pm |

15min of Fame

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Workshops Offered to Strengthen Local Non-Profit

By at January 18, 2018 | 4:00 pm |

Workshops Offered to Strengthen Local Non-Profit

The Community Foundation of Greater New Britain (CFGNB) and American Savings Foundation are working together to offer a series of in-depth capacity building workshops for local non-profit organizations during 2018. The workshops are designed to help organizations address the increasingly difficult challenge of sustaining programs and services during lean fiscal more...

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Sweetwater Juice Bar and Deli Officially Opens

By at January 18, 2018 | 3:45 pm |

Sweetwater Juice Bar and Deli Officially Opens

Mayor Erin Stewart, Economic Development Director Bill Carroll, owner Mark Schand, and others held a ribbon cutting on Tuesday, Jan. 16 to mark the opening of Sweetwater Juice Bar and Deli, a new downtown business offering healthy drink and food options. Established in January 2018, Sweetwater Juice & Deli is a new business in downtown New Britain offering fresh more...

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Students Share Their Special Memories

By at January 18, 2018 | 3:00 pm |

Students Share Their Special Memories

Students recently had the opportunity to tape a broadcast of a “Special Memory” from their attendance at Sacred Heart School in New Britain. As part of the wide range of activities taking place during the upcoming Catholic Schools Week, students in grades 5-8 wrote a short essay on an event that stands out in their memory from their attendance at SHS. The essays more...

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Top 10 Places to Get New/Used Tires

By at January 18, 2018 | 2:15 pm |

Top 10 Places to Get New/Used Tires

Town Fair Tire, New Brite Plaza, New Britain won first place - Town Fair Tire first opened this store in New Britain back in 1983. They have been servicing the New Britain area since then with excellent customer service. Facebook Group member Darlene Ferone Marquis said, “I go to Town Fair. Great prices and they will fix them if you get a flat for free anywhere. more...

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City Launches New Online Water & Sewer Bill Payment System

By at January 11, 2018 | 4:00 pm |

City Launches New Online Water & Sewer Bill Payment System

The City of New Britain has launched a new service that allows property owners to conveniently and quickly pay for their water and sewer bill online through the City’s website at newbritainct.gov. To access the secure payment processing service—provided by InvoiceCloud, visit newbritainct.gov and click on the “How Do I” tab on the left menu bar. From the pop more...

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St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Celebrates 125 Years

By at December 14, 2017 | 2:30 pm |

St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Celebrates 125 Years

For 125 years St. John’s Ev. Lutheran Church has been a strong presence in the New Britain community. In 1892 St. John’s was founded by German immigrants who came here to take advantage of the many opportunities that were available in the “Hardware City.” They initially met and conducted services at the YMCA until their newly constructed church was completed on more...

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Readers Say They Will Spend Less This Holiday

By at December 14, 2017 | 2:15 pm |

Readers Say They Will Spend Less This Holiday

In the New Britain City Journal Facebook group we asked this month, “Are you spending more on the holidays, less or the same as previous years? Why?”. Most readers responded saying they will spend less this year. The reasons vary. “It’s not easy since I’m in college, but like a lot of people in New Britain, I try to do the best I can,” said Kenneth A more...

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