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Greenhouse, Health Fair Coming to Senior Center

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

Greenhouse, Health Fair Coming to Senior Center

The Grand Opening of the new greenhouse at the senior center will take place at the end of April. “It will be completed by the end of the month barring any setbacks,” said Rex Cone, senior center director. “The plumbing, electric, landscaping and finishing touches are all that is left to do.” The greenhouse was done through the Commission on Aging as more...

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It’s Official: Mayor Stewart Running for Governor

By at March 19, 2018 | 4:37 pm |

It’s Official: Mayor Stewart Running for Governor

Mayor Erin Stewart officially announced she will run for Governor on Monday at a press conference at Central Connecticut State University, Founders Hall. With a crowd of supporters in attendance, Stewart said, “There are several reasons I decided to dip my toe into the already cluttered room. One of the big ones is that the 2018 election is a tipping point for more...

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NBHS Students Walk Out Against School Violence

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

NBHS Students Walk Out Against School Violence

Schools across the Country staged walkouts Wednesday to protest gun violence one month after the deadly Florida high school shootings. New Britain High School and the NBHS Satellite Careers Academy came together as one community with speeches and a walkout. The event began around 11 a.m. with Kerri-Lynn Major, Associate Principal and several students speaking in a more...

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State of the City Stable; Bi-Partisanship Key

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

State of the City Stable; Bi-Partisanship Key

Mayor Erin Stewart gave her 5th State of the City address Wednesday night focusing on many positives for the City, but stated that “the state of the city is as strong as the will of the people sitting around this chamber.” She began the speech talking about the responsibility of working with the Common Council. “We have each been given an enormous more...

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Facebook Group Chooses Top 10 Gas Stations

By at March 15, 2018 | 2:00 pm |

Facebook Group Chooses Top 10 Gas Stations

Costco, 405 Hartford Rd., New Britain – There was no doubt in who was Number 1 for readers of the New Britain City Journal Facebook group, Costco was the first choice. The members-only gas station located next to the store is said to have some of the best prices in the City. Noble Gas, 975 Farmington Ave., New Britain - Michael Frisbie owner of Frisbie’s, more...

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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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