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New Britain Commission on Arts Awards $38,000 to Local Arts Organizations

By at July 27, 2017 | 2:45 pm |

New Britain Commission on Arts Awards $38,000 to Local Arts Organizations

The New Britain Commission on the Arts recently made awards totaling $38,380 to 16 New Britain arts organizations. Funding for these awards was made possible with the support of the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development Office of the Arts. “The City is proud to support these arts organizations, which help make New Britain a vibrant more...

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2017 Recommendations for DTC Endorsement:

By at July 21, 2017 | 1:37 pm |

2017 Recommendations for DTC Endorsement:

MAYOR: Merrill Gay TREASURER: Ron Jakubowski TOWN CLERK: Mark Bernacki TAX COLLECTOR: Lanette Spranzo Macaruso COUNCIL AT LARGE Emmanuel Sanchez Eva Magnuszewski Yvonne Muniz Katie Breslin Richard Reyes BOARD OF EDUCATION Daisy R. Sanchez Violet Sims Annie S. Parker CONSTABLE Tom Shields Willie Justiniano Patrice more...

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City of New Britain Finalizes Annual Fleet Report

By at July 20, 2017 | 3:15 pm |

City of New Britain Finalizes Annual Fleet Report

$184,000 reduction in fuel; 7 percent reduction in vehicles The City of New Britain’s Department of Public Works has finalized its Annual Fleet Report, which details the City’s 7.8 percent reduction in the number of City vehicles on the road and a $184,000 reduction in fuel costs, among other changes. In February 2016, Mayor Erin Stewart issued a memorandum more...

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New Britain Republicans Announce 2017 Candidates for Common Council in Wards 4 & 5

By at July 12, 2017 | 2:19 pm |

New Britain Republicans Announce 2017 Candidates for Common Council in Wards 4 & 5

The 2017 candidates running on the Republican line for Common Council in Ward 4 will be incumbents Don Naples and Robert Smedley. In Ward 5, the candidates will be current Board of Education member Miriam Geraci and Carmelo Rodriguez—president of the New Britain Latino Coalition. “Alderman Naples and Smedley have done a phenomenal job over the last four years more...

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New Britain Republicans Announce 2017 Candidates for Common Council in Ward 1, Tax Collector, Town & City Clerk, and Treasurer

By at July 6, 2017 | 6:52 pm |

New Britain Republicans Announce 2017 Candidates for Common Council in Ward 1, Tax Collector, Town & City Clerk, and Treasurer

The 2017 candidates running on the Republican line for Common Council in Ward 1 will be incumbents Wilfredo “Willy” Pabon and Jamie Giantonio. “Jamie and Willy have been instrumental in crafting solid, bipartisan policies that have helped reinvigorate our community,” said Mayor Erin E. Stewart. “I am proud of the work they have done to help spur economic more...

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The Connecticut Community Theatre Premiere of Priscilla Queen of the Desert

By at July 6, 2017 | 3:15 pm |

The Connecticut Community Theatre Premiere of Priscilla Queen of the Desert

[media-credit id=1 align="alignnone" width="580"][/media-credit] Connecticut Theatre Company is thrilled to host the community theatre premiere of Priscilla Queen of the Desert, opening Friday, July 7th! This hilarious and heartwarming musical is based on the Oscar-winning film and will run from July 7th - July 23rd at the historic Repertory Theatre of New Britain. The more...

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How Patriotic Do You Feel This Year?

By at July 6, 2017 | 3:00 pm |

How Patriotic Do You Feel This Year?

On July 4th one of the most patriotic holidays of the year occurred. This month, the New Britain City Journal, asked Facebook group members. “Do you feel more patriotic this year, less or the same? Why?” There were some interesting answers, Most, but not all residents, say they feel very patriotic these days. The reasons vary. The following are some of the more...

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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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