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Malloy Talks Jobs

By at July 8, 2011 | 8:00 am |

Malloy Talks Jobs

Gov. Dannel Malloy visited New Britain Wednesday stopping at the corner of Chestnut and Main St. to talk with Iron Workers Local 15 who are constructing the new police station. He spoke with about a dozen workers concerning what they did and how they were trained through the Jobs Funnel Program. Angel Caban of East Hartford said the program was going good and Malloy more...

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Fireworks Light Up City Skies

By at July 6, 2011 | 3:56 pm |

Fireworks Light Up City Skies

For a while it appeared New Britain would not be celebrating the Fourth of July. But, thanks to various donations, the City held its biggest fireworks celebration ever Monday night at Stanley Quarter Park. “We had the best weather and the largest crowd ever because not everyone else is doing it this year,” said Bill DeMaio, parks and recreation director. “We had more...

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Rep. Tercyak Named “Children’s Champion”

By at July 4, 2011 | 8:22 am |

Rep. Tercyak Named “Children’s Champion”

State Representative Peter Tercyak, who represents New Britain in the Connecticut General Assembly, has been honored with a “Children’s Champion” award by the Connecticut Early Childhood Alliance. The organization selected Tercyak for this recognition because of his support of legislation during the 2011 session of the General Assembly aimed at improving the more...

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Helicopter Rescue Life Star Team Lands at NBHS

By at July 4, 2011 | 8:13 am |

Helicopter Rescue Life Star Team Lands at NBHS

Over 90 New Britain Academy for Health Profession students gathered outside of the New Britain High School football stadium to receive Hartford Hospital’s LIFE STAR helicopter on Thursday, June 9. Paramedics and respiratory therapists from Hartford Hospital’s LIFE STAR, a critical care helicopter service which responds to and provides air transport for variety of more...

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Great American Boom Schedule

By at July 3, 2011 | 8:11 am |

Great American Boom Schedule

Monday, July 4, 2011 (Rain Date July 5th) 5-9 p.m.; Fireworks around 9:15 p.m. Stanley Quarter Park. Parking is at Central Connecticut State University off Ella Grasso Boulevard in front of University Student Center 11 Different Food Vendors Selling Delectable Delights starting at 5 p.m. Food Vendors Include: Sausages, Steak Sandwiches, Pizza, Hot Dogs, more...

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Superintendent Search Firm Chosen

By at July 3, 2011 | 8:00 am |

Superintendent Search Firm Chosen

The Board of Education has announced that Ray and Associates, Inc. of Cedar Rapids, Iowa has been chosen as the search firm for a new superintendent. Three vendors responded to the Board’s request for proposals. “After careful review of all proposals and a detailed discussion by the Board of what we believe a strong national search should entail - we selected more...

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Kurtz Controversial 10 Years Moves District Forward

By at July 2, 2011 | 6:30 am |

Kurtz Controversial 10 Years Moves District Forward

When Dr. Doris Kurtz became superintendent of schools 10 years ago, one of the first things she realized was there was no continuity in classrooms across the City. “The system needs to have the ability, skills and knowledge to move forward,” said Kurtz. “When I first started there were many things out of whack. We were paying almost $600,000 in more...

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State Cuts Funds; Tax Bills Sent

By at July 1, 2011 | 6:45 am |

State Cuts Funds; Tax Bills Sent

As house and car tax bills were mailed out Thursday, word came in that no supplemental tax bills would need to be sent to residents this year. Mayor Timothy Stewart said earlier in the week that if Gov. Dannel Malloy and the legislation voted to not give as much funds to municipalities as originally proposed, it could have meant residents may have been sent a more...

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Chefs and Farmers Support New Britain Schools to Stay Healthy

By at June 29, 2011 | 7:55 am |

Chefs and Farmers Support New Britain Schools to Stay Healthy

You can bring the people to the farms but you can’t make people eat from the farms, but on Wednesday, June 15 at the Healthy Food Fair and Chefs and Farms to School Culmination event held at New Britain High School’s cafeteria, District officials, legislators, firefighter, and partners such as the Hispanic Health Council, Urban Oaks Organic Farm, Executive Chef Billy more...

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Employees Donate Fans for Seniors

By at June 27, 2011 | 8:00 am |

Employees Donate Fans for Seniors

Each year the New Britain TRIAD seeks fans for low income seniors in need of some relief from the heat. The groups began asking for fans early this year as the weather was warm. No one donated fans for several weeks and Officer Carol Zesut was getting worried. But last week The New Britain Municipal Employees Community Service Association (NB-CSA) donated $500 just in more...

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