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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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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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