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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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Illegal Breeders Sought by Police

By at April 20, 2011 | 1:19 pm |

Illegal Breeders Sought by Police

The New Britain Police Department is seeking assistance from the public to identify persons who are illegally breeding dogs in the City. According to Police Chief William Gagliardi, “it is a fact that our dog pound has a significant number of abandoned dogs, especially American Staffordshire Terriers (known as Pit Bulls). These dogs turned out onto our streets more...

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New Hours for Golf Course Driving Range

By at April 19, 2011 | 10:56 am |

New Hours for Golf Course Driving Range

Stanley Golf Course has extended the hours of the driving range. The nineteen station covered, heated and lighted driving range is open weekdays and weekends at 7 a.m. and will stay open until 9 p.m. on weekdays and until 8 p.m. on weekends. Swing into spring by hitting a small bucket of balls for $5, medium bucket for $7.50, or a large bucket for only more...

Feature , Recreation

Walnut Hill Tennis Courts Closed

By at April 18, 2011 | 2:56 pm |

Walnut Hill Tennis Courts Closed

The New Britain Parks and Recreation Department have announced that the tennis courts at Walnut Hill Park will be closed for construction starting April 18th and will not re-open for approximately one month.  Please consider using the tennis courts at Stanley Quarter Park or New Britain High School during this time of facility improvement.  Any questions regarding the 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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Golf Course Boasts State of the Art GIS System

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

Golf Course Boasts State of the Art GIS System

Stanley Golf Course has something many courses in the area are sure to envy. This season it has installed the latest and greatest golf technology in the country. Stanley Golf Course, a 27-hole public golf course, features a fleet of 87 new 2011 Precedent Excel golf carts that enhance a golfer’s experience. All golf carts are equipped with the Visage Mobile Golf more...

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Mayor’s Budget: Zero Tax Increase

By at April 14, 2011 | 9:22 pm |

Mayor’s Budget: Zero Tax Increase

Mayor Timothy Stewart presented the Common Council with his budget Wednesday night showing a zero percent increase in taxes. Stewart said that this is his eighth budget and this year, “the picture is even gloomier.” He proposed a cut of $10 million in the City budget. The Board of Education budget was flat funded and was budgeted only the amount mandated by the more...

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Tax Situation Highlighted at CPOA Annual Meeting

By at April 13, 2011 | 2:36 pm |

Tax Situation Highlighted at CPOA Annual Meeting

The Citizens Property Owners Association, Inc. (CPOA) held its 87th annual meeting Sunday with three speakers including Mayor Timothy T. Stewart, Susan Kniep, President of the Federation of CT Taxpayer Organizations and Nicholas Mercier, Chairman of the Board of Finance and Taxation. The topic was what else, but taxes. Mercier, the keynote speaker, explained the more...

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Busway Project Drives Forward

By at April 8, 2011 | 7:00 am |

Busway Project Drives Forward

A project New Britain officials see as key to the future of the City received the go ahead by Gov. Dannel Malloy on Monday. Malloy gave approval to the $572 million Hartford to New Britain Busway Project, committing $113 million in state money. “The busway and associated transit oriented development will mean hundreds of jobs for local residents and will be more...

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Malloy Listens to Resident Concerns

By at April 6, 2011 | 2:42 pm |

Malloy Listens to Resident Concerns

In the 15th of 17 town hall meeting stops, Gov. Dannel Malloy listened to concerns of New Britain residents at Trinity-On-Main Tuesday night. Mayor Timothy Stewart thanked Malloy for coming to New Britain. “It’s an honor to welcome Gov. Malloy to New Britain and we appreciate being included in these series of town hall meetings,” said Stewart. “I want to more...

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