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Children’s Author Hosts Book Signing

By at May 13, 2011 | 7:00 am |

Children’s Author Hosts Book Signing

In 2003 New Britain resident Trinene Davis was very sick after going into cardiac arrest. Soon after that she became pregnant and worried that her daughter may not understand how much she truly loved her. “I wanted to leave her a legacy to treasure if anything should happen to me,” said Davis. “It was just words placed on my heart.” So Davis began writing a more...

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Oktoberfest Details Announced

By at May 10, 2011 | 6:37 pm |

Oktoberfest Details Announced

  New details were released this week on an event officials hope will rival past City events like Main Street USA. “This has the makings of quite an interesting event for the City of New Britain,” said Mayor Timothy Stewart. “People always wanted to resurrect something like Main Street USA to bring people together.” Several years ago the City started a car more...

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Walnut Hill Park Gazebo Opening

By at May 9, 2011 | 3:01 pm |

Walnut Hill Park Gazebo Opening

CW Resources announces the opening of the Walnut Hill Park Gazebo for the upcoming season.  The historic gazebo, first built in approximately 1913, had been dormant for 13 or so years until last year when CW, with great assistance from the NB Park & Rec Dept., renovated and opened it. The gazebo will feature snacks, drinks, coffee and tea, ice cream, more...

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Resident Donates Winning Photography to NBMAA Auction

By at May 6, 2011 | 7:00 am |

Resident Donates Winning Photography to NBMAA Auction

Donors to the New Britain Museum of American Art’s (NBMAA) Party of the Year, (the Spring Gala fundraiser on April 30) were treated to a party of their own on April 28. As a “thank you,” Gala committee members, chaired by Carol Conry of Kensington, hosted a wine and hors d’oeuvres reception for the 150 artists who donated their artwork to the Gala’s live and more...

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Creative Expressions Shared in Polish Poetry Group

By at April 29, 2011 | 7:00 am |

Creative Expressions Shared in Polish Poetry Group

When the group gathers, it’s like the rest of the world around them is put on hold – at least while they’re sharing their poetry – that formation and creation of literary art in which language is used for its aesthetic and evocative qualities, something that goes beyond its apparent meaning. One can become transformed into another realm of being, a place of peace more...

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Adult Entertainment Comedy Arrives at Trinity-on-Main

By at April 22, 2011 | 7:00 am |

Adult Entertainment Comedy Arrives at Trinity-on-Main

On April 15, the once hallowed church halls of Trinity-on-Main reverberated from the stridency of four-letter expletives hurled into the night by two talented, ace comediennes who appeared at the revamped theater to a wildly receptive, nearly sold-out house. In its ever -growing quest to be a more versatile performing arts venue, Trinity can now add adult entertainment to more...

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Passion Play Rises Again at St. Ann’s

By at April 22, 2011 | 7:00 am |

Passion Play Rises Again at St. Ann’s

“The Passion Play” at St. Ann’s Church has become something of an Easter tradition in New Britain. Started in 1962 at the church and closed 10 years later, the church began the program again in 1983. Since then, different actors have taken roles to perform perhaps the most important play one can take part in of the Catholic religion. “It’s more...

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Blumenthal, Foot Guard Lead 4-year Civil War Ceremony in New Britain

By at April 17, 2011 | 6:54 pm |

Blumenthal, Foot Guard Lead 4-year Civil War Ceremony in New Britain

The Governor’s Foot guard and the National Guard led the procession that saw US Senator Richard Blumenthal among the speakers ushering in the beginning of the Connecticut Civil War Commemoration Ceremonies Saturday morning at Central Connecticut State University. Hundreds of people watched as various posts, military groups and reenactment civil war soldiers dressed more...

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City Native, NY Times Bestselling Author Recalls NB

By at April 15, 2011 | 7:00 am |

City Native, NY Times Bestselling Author Recalls NB

It is quite an accomplishment when an author has published 29 novels, 22 of which have become New York Times bestsellers. This success has been attained by New Britain native, Luanne Rice. Her 29th novel, “The Silver Boat,” brought her to a recent book signing at R.J. Julia Bookstore in Madison, where some 200-plus fans came to see her including a group of New more...

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Talent and Creativity Displayed at NBHS’ Musical “Into the Woods”

By at April 1, 2011 | 7:00 am |

Talent and Creativity Displayed at NBHS’ Musical “Into the Woods”

New Britain High School’s 6th annual musical,“Into the Woods,” took place with three consecutive performances March 25 and 26 at the school’s Vincent Sala Auditorium. This year’s performance was dedicated to retiring superintendent, Dr. Doris Kurtz. As always, a large crowd supported the talented students who took part in the production. “Into the Woods” is more...

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