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Time to Ring the School Bell

By at August 21, 2014 | 6:00 pm |

Time to Ring the School Bell

As the summer winds down, many people start thinking about heading back to school. This year the first day of school is Tuesday, Sept. 2. Before that happens, Superintendent Kelt Cooper will hold his annual back to school convocation for employees on Monday, August 25 in the New Britain High School auditorium. Convocation runs from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Employees more...

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City Files Objection to Rock Cats Motion

By at August 15, 2014 | 6:15 pm |

City Files Objection to Rock Cats Motion

After the New Britain Rock Cats filed a motion to re-open talks with New Britain and Berlin concerning taxes, the City of New Britain filed an objection to intervene motion on Wednesday. According to the motion filed by City Attorney Gennaro Bizzaro, judgment has already entered, and the club was provided with notice of the tax appeal on numerous occasions and they more...

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Asked to Resign

By at August 14, 2014 | 6:30 pm |

Asked to Resign

Trueworthy Only Apologizes In a written statement spoken at the end of Wednesday night’s Common Council meeting, Republican Alderman Don Naples asked Democratic Alderman Michael Trueworthy to resign or he will seek a removal of office according to City Charter. This follows a July 22 drunken outburst by Trueworthy in which he called Mayor Erin Stewart vulgar names more...

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Elliot Visit a Slam Dunk for Co-op

By at August 14, 2014 | 6:00 pm |

Elliot Visit a Slam Dunk for Co-op

The New Britain Artists’ Co-op sponsored a fundraiser brunch Tuesday featuring Former UConn Women Basketball Star, Jamelle Elliot, at the Visitor’s Center, 66 West Main St. Elliot, who was on the first UConn women’s basketball championship team, mingled with the crowd and spoke about her time in college and her family including cousin Adrian Elliot. Adrian more...

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“Chicago” To Be Performed at Repertory Theatre

By at August 8, 2014 | 8:30 am |

“Chicago” To Be Performed at Repertory Theatre

A story of murder, greed, corruption and “All That Jazz” is coming to Central Connecticut with Connecticut Theatre Company’s production of the blockbuster musical Chicago. Chicago follows the stories of two murderesses as they attempt to free themselves from prison and make it big on the Vaudeville stages of the roaring 1920’s. With one explosive dance more...

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Costco, Patton Brook Q & A

By at August 7, 2014 | 6:30 pm |

Costco, Patton Brook Q & A

As the City looks to progress on two projects, facts are unclear as to what exactly is the truth. The New Britain City Journal sat down with Mayor Erin Stewart to try to clear up the issues. Costco Q. When the company came here did they ask for a tax abatement? A. This was before my existence here as Mayor. It is my understanding that they did not. Q. How more...

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New Signs Lead the Way

By at August 7, 2014 | 6:15 pm |

New Signs Lead the Way

As the streetscape project continues to progress, way finding signs have been put up across the City. “It’s a process we are going through because they have been working on them for a while,” said Mark Moriarty, public works director. “We are looking at every location to make sure that all the information is correct and making sure that they take you more...

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Fifth Annual Quartette Club Charity Ride & Picnic Sunday

By at August 7, 2014 | 6:00 pm |

Fifth Annual Quartette Club Charity Ride & Picnic Sunday

This year’s Annual Quartette Club Charity Ride has been set for Sunday. “It is pretty cool,” said James Sanders Jr. of the club. “We get from 70-100 motorcycles that are police escorted and ride through Berlin, Meriden, Southington Wolcott, Bristol, Plainville and back to quartette club for music, food and raffles.” The ride last about 1 hour and 10 more...

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Jim Spinnato to Bring Comedy to ToM

By at August 1, 2014 | 8:45 am |

Jim Spinnato to Bring Comedy to ToM

On Saturday August 2nd at 8 p.m., Southeastern Connecticut comedy hypnotist, Jim Spinnato, brings his entertaining, exciting, and hilarious comedy show to the Trinity-on-Main stage. Spinnato’s combination of comedy, hypnosis and audience participation creates the perfect blend of entertainment that you won’t want to miss. Tickets are $15 in advance, $18 at the door more...

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More Details of Drunken Rampage

By at July 31, 2014 | 6:30 pm |

More Details of Drunken Rampage

New Mayor Pro Tem to be Named Soon Democratic Alderman Michael Trueworthy went on a drunken spree July 22 that started at City Hall calling Mayor Erin Stewart vulgar names and ended at the West Side Tavern using anti-gay slurs. According to a police report the event was reported around 12:15 p.m. but started earlier in the day as Trueworthy, 36, sent multiple emails more...

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