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NBHS Grad Completes Studies at Marietta College

By at July 11, 2014 | 10:00 am |

NBHS Grad Completes Studies at Marietta College

Lindsay Buckwell, New Britain High School class of 2010, is looking to her future after graduating this spring from Marietta College in Ohio. Buckwell is one of New Britain High School’s recent success stories. Buckwell said she loved her time at New Britain High School. “I was able to take such a variety of AP (Advanced Placement) classes that I never would more...

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New Britain Resident Searching for a Kidney Donor

By at July 10, 2014 | 6:15 pm |

New Britain Resident Searching for a Kidney Donor

Thirty year old New Britain resident Daniel Turek is asking for help in finding a new kidney. He and his wife Jennifer were married in March of 2011. A few months later Daniel was found to have Stage 3 ING kidney disease. “He was put on medication and was told that dialysis was down the road in his 50’s or 60’s and that the meds would keep him from more...

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2012 NBHS Grad Succeeding at UConn

By at July 4, 2014 | 8:00 am |

2012 NBHS Grad Succeeding at UConn

Gabriel Guevara, a 2012 New Britain High School graduate, is looking ahead to a career in urban planning after he finishes his studies at the University of Connecticut. Guevera, who is finishing his sophomore year at the UConn-Hartford campus, is looking to begin studies at the Storrs campus in the fall. Guevara is one of New Britain High School’s many success more...

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New Additions Adds Enthusiasm to Klingberg Vintage Motorcar Festival

By at June 13, 2014 | 10:00 am |

New Additions Adds Enthusiasm to Klingberg Vintage Motorcar Festival

Excitement is building at the Klingberg Family Centers as the 22nd car festival is bringing more notoriety. National Geographic will be coming to video a portion for one of their programs. “National Geographic will film a 2 hour special called ‘Driving America’ and they are coming here and are even doing preliminary things before the event,” said Mark more...

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Top 10 Must Do’s in New Britain this Summer

By at June 12, 2014 | 6:30 pm |

Top 10 Must Do’s in New Britain this Summer

Are you looking for something to do this summer that does not involve the Rock Cats? The baseball team is not the only thing in New Britain. Here are the New Britain City Journal’s top 10 must to do’s in the City this summer. 10. A Walk in the Park You can walk in New Britain at two City parks and learn a little bit while you are at it. At Walnut Hill Park more...

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Vance Village Students Growing Their Own Vegetables

By at June 7, 2014 | 10:00 am |

Vance Village Students Growing Their Own Vegetables

Students at Vance Village School are getting the opportunity to not only learning about growing vegetables, but actually doing it. In the center of the school is an open courtyard area which had been overgrown and there was little use for it for several years. Principal Sarah Harris changed that making it into a spot that is now both beautiful and a place for more...

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Aquinas All Class Reunion Continues Growth

By at June 6, 2014 | 8:45 am |

Aquinas All Class Reunion Continues Growth

This year St. Thomas Aquinas Alumni are celebrating the Second Annual All Class Reunion at Falcon Field on Saturday, June 7 starting at 2 p.m. Last year there were around 250 alumni in attendance and this year that number could double, said organizers. The project was the brainchild of Gary Naples (Class of ’80). In December 2010 he was dropping his son (Cameron) more...

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Halloween Safe Zone Needs Sponsors

By at June 2, 2014 | 8:00 am |

Halloween Safe Zone Needs Sponsors

The New Britain City Journal and New Britain Downtown District are seeking sponsors for the 2014 Halloween Safe Zone event. Businesses are asked to consider becoming a sponsor. There will be different levels of sponsorship so no matter how much is donated your gift will be acknowledged. Several restaurants are holding events to raise funds and more ideas are more...

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WWII Veteran Raymond Greene Named Memorial Day Parade Grand Marshall

By at May 30, 2014 | 9:30 am |

WWII Veteran Raymond Greene Named Memorial Day Parade Grand Marshall

Look up the crew of the USS Bennington, a ship which ferried aircraft to Pearl Harbor during WWII, and you will find the name of Raymond Greene of New Britain, Connecticut. Mr. Greene will be honored as the Grand Marshal during the New Britain Memorial Day Parade on Friday, May 30th at 6 p.m. Mayor Erin Stewart and Parks and Director Bill DeMaio met with this war more...

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Food Highlights Dionysos 2014 Annual Greek Festival

By at May 30, 2014 | 9:00 am |

Food Highlights Dionysos 2014 Annual Greek Festival

If you attended the Annual Dionysos 2014 Greek Festival chances are good you tried a few of the favorite Greek foods. Volunteer workers at the festival at St. George Church said most of the recipes were passed down from generations and are made on the premises for the festival annually. “Pastitsio is a macaroni and ground beef dish,” said Helene Moran. more...

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