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KC’s On Main Restaurant Open For Business

By at March 29, 2018 | 2:00 pm |

KC’s On Main Restaurant Open For Business

Open only for two weeks, KC’s on Main has been already delighting crowds with it’s wings and fresh fish meals. On Tuesday, the restaurant held an official ribbon cutting showing its newly designed establishment to residents and City officials. “We are excited to welcome KC’s on Main to our downtown district,” said Mayor Erin Stewart. “This location has more...

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Debt Consolidation Agreement Reached

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

Debt Consolidation Agreement Reached

It appears the two parties have reached an agreement and debt consolidation bonding could be passed at next Wednesday’s Council meeting. Mayor Pro-tempore Eva Magnuszewski said a leadership meeting on March 17 took place to discuss the new bonding package with Mayor Erin Stewart, John Healey, Robert Smedley and Carlo Carlozzi. She said the groups are and have been more...

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New Britain Homes: The Best Value Around

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

New Britain Homes: The Best Value Around

Realtors in the City are excited about selling real estate in New Britain as prices continue to rise as homes offer great value to buyers. House properties are on the upturn and millenials are driving the market. “Millenials were renting and traveling, but the younger millenials in their 20’s are now buying and those in their 30’s may start buying home as more...

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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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NBHS Celebrates 13th Musical With Visit from “The Addams Family”

By at March 8, 2018 | 4:15 pm |

NBHS Celebrates 13th Musical With Visit from “The Addams Family”

New Britain High School proudly presents our 13th Annual Musical Production when “The Addams Family” brings a taste of the creepy, cooky and macabre onto our stage on March 23rd at 7 p.m. and March 24th at 2 p.m. & 8 p.m. Based on the cartoons of Charles Addams which spawned the classic 1960s sitcom and several movie adaptations, The Addams Family comes to you 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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