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Tradition and Heritage Key to Italian Fraternal Society

By at March 25, 2011 | 4:32 pm |

Tradition and Heritage Key to Italian Fraternal Society

“La Fratellanza” (Brotherhood), is a theme the Italian Fraternal Society (IFS) has been living by since the society incorporated in 1897. Fifty-two Italian men founded the IFS, men from every region of Italy, holding their first meeting at 309 Main St. in New Britain. “My father had been one of the original members,” said Cil Ferri who has spent most of his more...

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Stanley Golf Course Opens

By at March 21, 2011 | 12:57 am |

Stanley Golf Course Opens

The Stanley Municipal Golf Course officially opened for the 2011 season on Thursday, March 17 at 11 a.m. Mayor Timothy T. Stewart hit the first ball, followed by Chairman Jamie Giantonio and Vice Chairman Paul Shaker Sr. Stanley Golf Course opened 18 holes. The course will be open at 9 a.m. Mondays through Fridays, and 8 a.m.  Saturdays and Sundays until weather more...

Recreation

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny

By at March 21, 2011 | 12:57 am |

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny

After not holding an Easter event last year, residents flocked to the Stanley Golf Course March 12 to get their chance to visit the Easter Bunny and take part in a number of activities. The New Britain Parks and Recreation Department’s, “Every Kid Counts” and “Exercise the Right Choice” After School Programs hosted the Breakfast with the Easter Bunny event more...

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Art Program Helps Seniors Learn Painting, Drawing

By at March 18, 2011 | 4:02 pm |

Art Program Helps Seniors Learn Painting, Drawing

When George Nowak heard there was an opening for an art teacher at the New Britain Senior Center, 55 Pearl St., he thought he would apply. He had been the artist at the New Britain Herald for many years and won many awards. A physical condition stopped him from working full-time, but he needed something to do for a few hours a week. When he walked into the office of more...

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City Looks to Enforce Trash Bin Removal

By at April 9, 0018 | 3:58 pm |

City Looks to Enforce Trash Bin Removal

The Common Council is looking at an ordinance that will revise time allowance for trash containers to be left in front of homes. Alderman Donald Naples said he started the resolution because there had been a lot of complaints about it by residents. Many of those not bringing in trash bins include homes occupied by college students. “The old rule said you had more...

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