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Familiar Faces Welcoming Customers at “In The Cut”

By at August 9, 2018 | 2:15 pm |

Familiar Faces Welcoming Customers at “In The Cut”

The Main Street site formerly called Courtside Cuts opened last April under new ownership as “In the Cut”. Bryan Delgado, Dysean Shumpert and Kevin Arch worked at the previous location. It went out of business and for eight months the trio was out of work. Then, they decided to renovate and start their own shop. The three have worked at the location for 6 more...

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Many Classes Other than the Basics are Essential

By at August 9, 2018 | 2:00 pm |

Many Classes Other than the Basics are Essential

While the Consolidated School District of New Britain adds STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) classes as a regular to its curriculum this year, the City Journal asked group members “What class in high school, other than your basics of math, english and science, did you take that were most useful?” One of the most useful people said was typing, more...

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National Night Out Set for August 7

By at July 26, 2018 | 2:30 pm |

National Night Out Set for August 7

For the second year, National Night Out will be located at Central Park on Main St. It will take place on Tuesday, Aug. 7 and is open to the public. “This is a free event organized by the New Britain Police Department for our community. National Night Out symbolizes America’s Night Out Against Crime by bringing the Police together with the community they serve in more...

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Dog Bites on the Rise, Pound Almost Full

By at July 26, 2018 | 2:15 pm |

Dog Bites on the Rise, Pound Almost Full

With warmer weather many people are taking their dogs out more often. It may be one reason why dog bites are on the rise in the City. “There are always dog on dog bites, but we are inundated with dogs biting people,” said Sgt. Paula Keller. “If you own a dog and you know it is not friendly, you have to keep it on a leash and put a muzzle on it when it is out more...

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Fundraiser for Rusty

By at July 26, 2018 | 2:00 pm |

Fundraiser for Rusty

The animal control presently has a fundraiser happening for Rusty. Rusty was dumped off at the pound and nobody has called for him. Sgt. Keller said he is a pit mix and has been neglected. He has hypothyroidism that has been left untreated for a long time. He has a skin condition. His head is shrunken-in which is uncomfortable for him and he has a cancerous more...

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Who Could Be The Next Mayor?

By at July 12, 2018 | 2:15 pm |

Who Could Be The Next Mayor?

The Election for Lt. Governor is not until November, but residents across the City are wondering, if Mayor Erin Stewart were to win, who would be the next mayor? According to Registrar of Voters Peter Gostin, “If Erin wins the election as Lt. Governor she would take office in early Jan ‘19, thereby vacating the office of mayor. Because the vacate occurs more than more...

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Farmer’s Market Has Perfect Season Opener

By at July 12, 2018 | 2:00 pm |

Farmer’s Market Has Perfect Season Opener

With perfect summer weather, the 2018 New Britain Farmer’s Market opened it’s third season to a good crowd at Central Park on Wednesday. About 10 food and non-profit vendors, a band and several food trucks were scattered around the park. Benches with umbrellas allowed patrons to enjoy their snacks while listening to music. “This is our second year. It is more...

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State of Downtown: Finding an Identity

By at June 28, 2018 | 2:30 pm |

State of Downtown: Finding an Identity

For many years downtown New Britain saw empty buildings, a diminishing population and memories of what it used to be. Those that work and invest there are saying a turnaround is finally happening as the City works to find a new identity. “I believe for the first time, in my time here, we are actually seeing effects truly hit downtown,” said Gerry Amodio, downtown more...

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Drew Fraser Among New Shows Coming to DMTSradio

By at June 28, 2018 | 2:15 pm |

Drew Fraser Among New Shows Coming to DMTSradio

[media-credit id=1 align="alignnone" width="580"][/media-credit] Deivone Tanksley of DMTS (Directing Musicians to Success) Radio is bringing five new shows to it’s downtown venue at 105B West Main St. including three well-known artists. “We have professional independent artists from Connecticut and three celebrities from out of state,” said Tanksley. “They more...

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Great American Boom Set for Wednesday

By at June 28, 2018 | 2:00 pm |

Great American Boom Set for Wednesday

One of the biggest firework displays in the State will return on Wednesday, July 4th as the City presents The 26th Great American Boom at Stanley Quarter Park in honor of Independence Day. “We expect anywhere from 25-30,000 people within the park that night,” said Craig A. Bowman, Recreation Services Coordinator. “The CCSU parking garage and surrounding more...

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