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Clinic Helps to Vaccinate, License Your Pet

By at May 24, 2018 | 2:00 pm |

Clinic Helps to Vaccinate, License Your Pet

New Britain Town & City Clerk Mark H. Bernacki has announced that Town Clerk’s Offices throughout the state will begin licensing dogs for the new fiscal year between June 1st to June 30th. Existing dog licenses expire June 30th. This year there will be a Rabies and Parvovirus Clinic on Sunday, June 3rd from 9 a.m. to noon at the Oak Street Police Substation more...

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Parks and Recreation Offering Great Spring/Summer Programs

By at May 17, 2018 | 3:30 pm |

Parks and Recreation Offering Great Spring/Summer Programs

The Parks, Recreation, and Community Services summer brochure has arrived and it is a fun-filled 38 page brochure. If you’re looking for something for the young ones, the department offers a variety of camps, swim lessons, and an assortment of recreational programs. There’s plenty for adults too, including swim lessons, yoga in the park, kickball league, aqua more...

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Tango Festival Coming to City This Month

By at May 17, 2018 | 3:15 pm |

Tango Festival Coming to City This Month

Do you like to tango? How about watching others do the dance? The Garage Dance Studio & Gallery & Hartford Argentine Tango Society, located at 1385 East St. New Britain, is sponsoring and organizing its second annual Alegria Mini Tango Festival on May 25- 27. The festival will go from noon through 1 a.m. on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at both the garage more...

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Quarters for Stanley Quarter

By at May 17, 2018 | 2:30 pm |

Quarters for Stanley Quarter

The City is looking to raise between $12,000 (the amount the City is short in funds) and $100,000 for this year’s Great American Boom on July 4. Alderman Brian Keith Albert came up with the idea of raising money through quarter donations for the event. “Initially I was thinking we couldn’t afford the fireworks in the City. Most people were looking at it as a more...

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Facade Uncovered

By at May 17, 2018 | 2:15 pm |

Facade Uncovered

Watching the facade removed at 222 Main St., a five story 66,570-square foot building that was built in 1885, was bittersweet for Christopher and Peggy Porter. The building was formerly owned by B.C. Porter, who used it primarily for retail purposes. Before the Porter family sold the property in 1985, it was known as the B. C. Porter and Sons Furniture Store, whose more...

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Political Convention Brings Surprise

By at May 17, 2018 | 2:00 pm |

Political Convention Brings Surprise

Mayor Stewart Chooses to Run for Lt. Governor New Britain Mayor Erin E. Stewart survived the GOP nomination weekend, but she will not be running for Governor this year. In what many people called “a surprise” on Friday, Stewart announced she had decided to run for Lt. Governor instead. On Tuesday she made her first live broadcast on Facebook to explain to her more...

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New Convenience Store Opens on Arch St.

By at April 26, 2018 | 3:00 pm |

New Convenience Store Opens on Arch St.

When you drive by Krispy Krunchy Chicken on Arch St., no longer will the fried poultry be the only store you’ll see on that corner. Two brothers, Tarek and Masoud Almontaser, who own the popular chicken restaurant, this week opened T&M Food Mart which is in the same building. “When we took the building we wanted to do the restaurant here and then we wanted to more...

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KAMF to Donate Bikes to New Britain Students

By at April 26, 2018 | 2:30 pm |

KAMF to Donate Bikes to New Britain Students

The Kevin Adorno Memorial Fund Inc. (KAMF) has chosen New Britain Elementary Schools for this year’s bike giveaway from the Bikes from Bambino Program. KAMF is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded by the family and friends of Kevin Adorno and established to support children and young adults in need, financially and socially, throughout Connecticut. KAMF more...

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Council Resolution Has “No Authority”

By at April 26, 2018 | 2:15 pm |

Council Resolution Has “No Authority”

Although a new resolution was approved by the Democratic led Council to execute a hiring freeze, the Corporation Counsel said the resolution has “no authority”. According to City Charter §5-1 - The Authority of the Mayor. (a) There shall be a Mayor of the City who shall be its Chief Executive and Administrative Officer and all such executive and administrative more...

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Little Poland Festival This Sunday

By at April 26, 2018 | 2:00 pm |

Little Poland Festival This Sunday

If you are attending this year’s 7th Annual Little Poland Festival on Sunday you will have an extra hour of fun as the event has been extended to 7 p.m. You can spend that extra time dancing, drinking, eating, enjoying arts and crafts or riding the carnival rides as Broad Street will be filled with over 20,000 people enjoying all that New Britain’s Little Poland has more...

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