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15 min of Fame

By at December 14, 2017 | 2:00 pm |

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Senior Center Newsletter

By at November 30, 2017 | 5:15 pm |

Senior Center Newsletter

Please join us for our annual Holiday Breakfast! The Senior Center Staff is happy to provide a pancake breakfast for any interested member. Friday, Dec. 15 from 8 to 10 a.m. Breakfast is Free of Charge (City Employees invited from 7-8 a.m.) The Senior Center Greenhouse is currently being constructed! Once completed, a variety of programs and classes will be more...

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Tree Lighting Set for Tuesday

By at November 30, 2017 | 3:45 pm |

Tree Lighting Set for Tuesday

The New Britain Downtown District and the City of New Britain is pleased to be celebrating the annual lighting of the “City of New Britain Downtown Christmas Tree” in Downtown New Britain, Tuesday, Dec. 5th. The lighting celebration will take place between 4 and 7:30 p.m. in Central Park, on Main Street, Downtown New Britain. The annual highlight of the celebration more...

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TubaChristmas Scheduled for Dec. 16

By at November 30, 2017 | 3:45 pm |

TubaChristmas Scheduled for Dec. 16

Dozens of amateur and professional tuba and lower brass musicians of all ages from the region – and beyond – are tuning up for the annual New Britain TubaChristmas, set to take the stage at Trinity-on-Main on Dec. 16. New Britain attorney Anne Marshall has organized the event since its debut in 2015 and continues to be gratified by the response, which has more...

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Most Readers Unhappy Stores are Open on Thanksgiving

By at November 16, 2017 | 3:00 pm |

Most Readers Unhappy Stores are Open on Thanksgiving

Most people in the New Britain City Journal Facebook group said they were unhappy that stores are open on Thanksgiving Day and will not shop. Our Questions of the Month was “How do you feel about stores being open on Thanksgiving? Will you shop then?” Below are many of the responses. “I think workers deserve to have the day off with their families as more...

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Top 10 Latin Places To Eat in New Britain or Berlin

By at November 9, 2017 | 2:15 pm |

Top 10 Latin Places To Eat in New Britain or Berlin

We didn’t make 10 places this month. We have 7 places, all in New Britain, where you can find some great Spanish or Latin style food. Criollisimo, 240 Arch St., New Britain. Criollisimo is a consistent winner of best Puerto Rican food in the State and takes best Latin Style in the City. Simple kitchen serving typical Puerto Rican eats such as pernil & more...

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15min of Fame

By at November 2, 2017 | 2:00 pm |

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Elections 2017

By at October 26, 2017 | 3:00 pm |

Elections 2017

The New Britain City Journal asked those running for Common Council this November to write profiles about themselves for the paper. Below are submissions from the candidates that responded. ALDERMEN AT LARGE Katie Breslin (D) Katie Breslin is running for Alderwoman at large on a platform of prioritizing education and creating more business development in New more...

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Elections 2017 Ward 5

By at October 19, 2017 | 3:30 pm |

Elections 2017 Ward 5

The New Britain City Journal asked those running for Common Council this November to write profiles about themselves for the paper. Below are submissions from the candidates that responded. Ward 5 Carlo Carlozzi Jr. (D-Incumbent) Carlo Carlozzi Jr. is running for re-election of his position on the New Britain City Council representing Ward 5. He has held the seat more...

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Two New Britain Companies to Bring Back Iconic Beer Brand

By at October 19, 2017 | 3:15 pm |

Two New Britain Companies to Bring Back Iconic Beer Brand

Avery’s Beverages and Alvarium Beer Co. have teamed up to revive Cremo Beer, an iconic brand from the 1940’s and 50’s. In it’s heyday, Cremo Beer, known as “Connecticut’s Best,” was popular throughout Connecticut and the surrounding states. “We are extremely excited that the famous Cremo Beer, which was a mainstay for generations of New Britain more...

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