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Emotionalist Art Group Exhibits at Sloper Wesoly House

By at April 8, 2011 | 7:00 am |

Emotionalist Art Group Exhibits at Sloper Wesoly House

The Polish American Foundation of CT sponsored an exceptional exhibit of Emotionalist art on April 2 at the Sloper Wesoly House on Grove Hill St. The work of 26 artists was exhibited during this also “17th Anniversary of the Emotionalists Art Group.” This group of Emotionalist artists was founded in 1994 by Lubomir Tomaszewski who was born in Warsaw, Poland. more...

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Raising Hunger Awareness During Lent at PJPII

By at April 8, 2011 | 7:00 am |

Raising Hunger Awareness During Lent at PJPII

Lent is a Christian tradition, a special time of prayer, penance, sacrifice and good works which are intended to prepare Christians for Easter. Lent lasts 40 days, beginning on Ash Wednesday. The number “40” has always had special spiritual significance regarding preparation. On Mount Sinai, preparing to receive the Ten Commandments, Moses stayed with the Lord for 40 more...

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Arthritis – MOVE Towards A Healthier YOU!

By at April 8, 2011 | 7:00 am |

Arthritis – MOVE Towards A Healthier YOU!

According to the Arthritis Foundation, the term “arthritis” encompasses more than 100 diseases and conditions that affect joints, the surrounding tissues and other connective tissues. Arthritis can cause mild to severe pain in the joints, as well as joint tenderness and swelling. Furthermore, there is approximately 46 million Americans that have some type of arthritis more...

Health

Malloy Listens to Resident Concerns

By at April 6, 2011 | 2:42 pm |

Malloy Listens to Resident Concerns

In the 15th of 17 town hall meeting stops, Gov. Dannel Malloy listened to concerns of New Britain residents at Trinity-On-Main Tuesday night. Mayor Timothy Stewart thanked Malloy for coming to New Britain. “It’s an honor to welcome Gov. Malloy to New Britain and we appreciate being included in these series of town hall meetings,” said Stewart. “I want to more...

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Co-ed Flag Football to be Offered to Students in Spring

By at April 1, 2011 | 7:00 am |

Co-ed Flag Football to be Offered to Students in Spring

The New Britain Parks and Recreation Department will be offering a co-ed flag football league for students in middle school. This flag football league is set to be the only spring league in the city dedicated to football for New Britain’s youth. The league is set to begin Saturday, April 2, 2011 at 10:00am. The Flag Football League will meet at Hungerford Park on more...

Recreation

Talent and Creativity Displayed at NBHS’ Musical “Into the Woods”

By at April 1, 2011 | 7:00 am |

Talent and Creativity Displayed at NBHS’ Musical “Into the Woods”

New Britain High School’s 6th annual musical,“Into the Woods,” took place with three consecutive performances March 25 and 26 at the school’s Vincent Sala Auditorium. This year’s performance was dedicated to retiring superintendent, Dr. Doris Kurtz. As always, a large crowd supported the talented students who took part in the production. “Into the Woods” is more...

Entertainment

HITW: The Importance of Being Theatrical

By at April 1, 2011 | 7:00 am |

HITW: The Importance of Being Theatrical

On March 25, New Britain’s cultural and artistic community enjoyed one of the city’s finest opening nights in recent memory when Hole-in-the-Wall Theater presented Oscar Wilde’s final stage play “The Importance of Being Earnest” to a nearly sold out house. Though frigid March winds howled outside, the lovely, well-lit, pastel-colored costumes and garden-party more...

Entertainment

The Most Common STI is Known as Human Papillomavirus

By at April 1, 2011 | 7:00 am |

The Most Common STI is Known as Human Papillomavirus

HPV (Human papillomavirus) is the most common sexually transmitted infection and cause of genital warts. Warts are small growths that appear on or near the sex organs. According to the CDC, there are more than 40 HPV types that can infect the genital areas of males and females. And it is possible to get more than one type of HPV. Most people do not develop symptoms or more...

Health

Annual Fishing Derby Planned for April 16

By at March 28, 2011 | 10:13 am |

Annual Fishing Derby Planned for April 16

The New Britain Parks and Recreation Department is accepting registrations for its annual TD Bank Fishing Derby at Doerr Pond in Martha Hart Park. The event is held in New Britain on Saturday, April 16, from 9 a.m. to noon. Participants 15 years of age and younger are eligible to register for the children’s division and people over the age of 16 must register in the more...

Recreation

A Great Season for Falcon Nest 88 Ski Club

By at March 25, 2011 | 4:38 pm |

A Great Season for Falcon Nest 88 Ski Club

This winter, with abnormally heavy snow and arctic cold, may have been difficult on many individuals, but for skiers, it was a blessing. The New Britain Falcons Club Nest 88 Ski Club took full advantage of the plentiful snows of this winter with five ski trips so far. A final ski trip is planned to Okemo Mountain in VT on March 27. The Falcons Ski Club has been in more...

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