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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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15 min of Fame

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

15 min of Fame

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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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