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Properties For Sale

By at March 8, 2018 | 2:30 pm |

Properties For Sale

In order to reduce costs of caring for city-owned properties, the City has created an initiative to sell them. The initiative is on properties that have been vacant and unused for an extended period of time. “It costs the City money to take care of these properties. The right buyer can do more with the property and has an opportunity to increase the overall more...

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Stewart Decision Coming Soon

By at March 8, 2018 | 2:15 pm |

Stewart Decision Coming Soon

Mayor Erin Stewart said she has had a positive month traveling all over the State during her exploratory run for governor. She will make a decision by April 1st on if she will announce her intention to run for the office. “I have been talking to Republican Town Committees and bringing my message of change. I’ve gotten so much positive feedback online and in more...

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15min of Fame

By at March 8, 2018 | 2:00 pm |

15min of Fame

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Historic City of Pride Launch Party

By at February 27, 2018 | 11:20 am |

Historic City of Pride Launch Party

[caption id="attachment_15299" align="alignnone" width="580"] [media-credit name="Rachel Anonuevo" align="alignnone" width="580"][/media-credit] Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman speaks to Luna Tikk Amore during the City of Pride Launch Party at Back Nine Tavern on Friday night.[/caption] Over 50 people came out last Friday night to eat, mingle and dance at the City of Pride more...

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Changes Take Shape at A.W. Stanley Park

By at February 22, 2018 | 2:30 pm |

Changes Take Shape at A.W. Stanley Park

Work began at A. W Stanley Park to renovate the park bringing in a new pool, paths, parking lot, basketball hoops, baseball fields and more began last Fall, but the cold weather has slowed it down. “We attempted to start before it got really cold, but once the ground freezes we can’t do anything,” said Mayor Erin Stewart. “The cost of the project is not for more...

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Is the Democratic Council Holding Up City Business?

By at February 22, 2018 | 2:15 pm |

Is the Democratic Council Holding Up City Business?

When the Democratic majority led Council delayed moving forward with debt restructuring and then delayed the Beehive Bridge Project, some Republican Council members said they began to fear the Council was halting City business under Mayor Erin Stewart. “I believe it to be true,” said Alderman Robert Smedley, who first brought up the issue at a Council meeting more...

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TRIAD Annual Pancake Breakfast Set for March 18

By at February 22, 2018 | 2:00 pm |

TRIAD Annual Pancake Breakfast Set for March 18

New Britain TRIAD holds many events each year including an Intergenerational Senior Prom. In order to raise money for various events, the TRIAD Annual Pancake Breakfast takes place in March. This year it will be held on Sunday, March 18 from 8-11 a.m. at the New Britain Senior Center, 55 Pearl St. The cost is $6 in advance at $7 at the door. It includes pancakes, more...

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DMTS Radio Coming Downtown This Summer

By at February 15, 2018 | 2:30 pm |

DMTS Radio Coming Downtown This Summer

Deivone Tanksley started DMTS Radio seven months ago in his basement, and this summer will open a studio on Main Street. He first connected with 18 local businesses to sponsor the radio station. “That is how it kicked off. Then I decided to implement the show with it and download the free radio app,” said Tanksley. “I am trying to give entertainment that is more...

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Sticking Out in A Male Oriented Profession

By at February 15, 2018 | 2:15 pm |

Sticking Out in A Male Oriented Profession

Being a young female can be difficult in many professions. Mackenzie Angels, at age 26, is not letting that stop her from becoming a first class attorney. Angels, a new associate for GB Law Group, has seen difficulties in the field. She has done family, criminal, bankruptcy and real estate law. “As you walk into the courthouse and are not an attorney you have to more...

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Beehive Bridge Project Bid Sent to Committee

By at February 14, 2018 | 10:34 pm |

Beehive Bridge Project Bid Sent to Committee

The Common Council Wednesday night sent the Beehive Bridge Project back to a meeting of the Admin, Finance and Law Committee in March rather than sending it out to bid to Martin Lavierio Construction Company of Bristol for $7.49 million. Ald. Carlo Carlozzi said that due to the present financial situation he wants more thought before approving money for the project. more...

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