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New Britain’s Memorial Day Parade Honors Veterans on Tuesday

By at May 25, 2017 | 3:30 pm |

New Britain’s Memorial Day Parade Honors Veterans on Tuesday

Mayor Erin E. Stewart, Parks and Recreation Commission Chairman Patrick Dorsey, and Veterans Commission Chairman Peter Scirpo have announced that the New Britain Parks, Recreation, and Community Services Department will be hosting the 2017 Memorial Day Parade in honor of all the brave men and women who have served and those who are currently serving in the United States more...

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Finance Academy to Attend NAF Benefit in New York City

By at May 11, 2017 | 5:15 pm |

Finance Academy to Attend NAF Benefit in New York City

The New Britain High School Academy of Finance has been selected as one of ten academies to attend the National Academy Foundation’s 14th Annual Benefit on May 9 in New York City. This year’s benefit will honor Ajay Banga, President and CEO of Mastercard, who will sit down for an informal discussion with NAF Founder, Sandy Weill, as part of the evening. Prior to the more...

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New Britain Named All-America City Finalist for Second Year in a Row

By at May 4, 2017 | 5:45 pm |

New Britain Named All-America City Finalist for 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” finalist in recognition of the community’s efforts to boost school attendance, stem summer learning loss, and increase grade-level reading skills. “We are excited that the National Civic League has recognized the innovative and measurable efforts we more...

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NBHS Valedictorian Accepted to Four Ivy League Universities

By at May 4, 2017 | 5:30 pm |

NBHS Valedictorian Accepted to Four Ivy League Universities

New Britain High School’s valedictorian Saimun Habib has been accepted to four Ivy League universities. Dartmouth, Harvard, Princeton, and Yale have all offered Habib placement in their incoming freshmen classes. Habib, who aspires to be an engineer, has taken advantage of the many opportunities at New Britain High School to expand his knowledge of the sciences. He more...

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Vendors and Sponsors Are Still Welcome for May 20 Housing and Health Fair

By at May 4, 2017 | 5:15 pm |

Vendors and Sponsors Are Still Welcome for May 20 Housing and Health Fair

Neighborhood Housing Services of New Britain, Inc., will hold a regional housing and health fair on Saturday, May 20 at New Britain High School. The University of Connecticut Health Center’s Urban Service Track will set up a free health fair within the fair, offering free health and dental screening and health education. There will be mini-workshops on crime more...

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Revaluation Personnel to Visit City Homes in Coming Months

By at April 20, 2017 | 5:15 pm |

Revaluation Personnel to Visit City Homes in Coming Months

The City of New Britain has contracted with Municipal Valuation Services, LLC of Fairfield, Conn., to assist the Assessor’s Office in performing the required 2017 revaluation. Residents are reminded that personnel from the company will be visiting homes to collect data. The information will be used for the City’s 2017 revaluation process—which is mandated by more...

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Top 10 Polish Places to Eat in NB/Berlin

By at April 20, 2017 | 2:15 pm |

Top 10 Polish Places to Eat in NB/Berlin

It’s time for a Top 10 and this month we recognize the Top 10 places to get Polish food as chosen by the New Britain City Journal Facebook Group. Staropolska, 252 Broad St., New Britain was easily the first place winner as best Polish food. According to Staropolska, you’ll find Polish cuisine, bar, and many, many more other details, which create something, what more...

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Friends Forever: Class of 1947 Celebrates 70th Anniversary

By at April 6, 2017 | 5:00 pm |

Friends Forever: Class of 1947 Celebrates 70th Anniversary

About four times a year members of the New Britain High School Class of 1947 get together to plan a reunion and reminisce. This year the group of eight are planning a momentous anniversary as it will be its 70th. “This is a special time in the lives of our classmates,” said Rose Wollman. “We had very successful people that graduated from our class including more...

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SMART Trash Study Complete in New Britain

By at March 23, 2017 | 5:15 pm |

SMART Trash Study Complete in New Britain

Initiative estimated to save more than $25 million The City of New Britain, working in conjunction with the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP), has completed its study of the SMART program and determined that it could save the City more than $25 million over 10 years and decrease overall sanitation costs by 11 percent. With more...

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NB EMS Operations Division Treats About 14,000 Patients

By at March 16, 2017 | 5:00 pm |

NB EMS Operations Division Treats About 14,000 Patients

The Operations Division is the heart of New Britain Emergency Medical Services (NBEMS). Employing some 65 Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT’s) and Paramedics, their blue and white vehicles responded to over 12,900 incidents in 2016 and treated over 14,000 patients. Emergency calls for trauma injuries, heart and respiratory incidents, acute abdominal pain, more...

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