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Bringing “Care” Back into Homecare

By at March 9, 2017 | 6:00 pm |

Bringing “Care” Back into Homecare

When families go through the process of getting help for the first time many don’t know what kind of questions to ask to protect themselves and their loved ones. There are many risks that families may overlook when looking for a caregiver on their own. This is why it is crucial to find the right and trustworthy agency to take care of your loved one. Earlier this more...

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New Britain Youth Theater Moves to Berlin

By at March 2, 2017 | 6:15 pm |

New Britain Youth Theater Moves to Berlin

The New Britain Youth Theater (NBYT) has moved its office, classroom, rehearsal space, and a small studio performance space to Berlin. NBYT is now sharing space in the New Britain-Berlin YMCA Program Center at 362 Main St. “We were at the YMCA in New Britain for a couple of years, but they wanted our space for another purpose,” said Darren Farrington Executive more...

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Ramen Ya: Traditional Japanese Food and Hospitality

By at February 23, 2017 | 6:15 pm |

Ramen Ya: Traditional Japanese Food and Hospitality

Open for less than a month, Ramen Ya has already gotten the notice of Japanese-American families in the area for having good, “homemade,” traditional Japanese food. Now other people are quickly finding they like it too. Owner Sarah Tigrett has over 21 years experience in traditional Japanese cooking and chooses dishes she herself likes for the menu. While many of more...

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News from The Center

By at February 16, 2017 | 6:15 pm |

News from The Center

This is Chris Edge, Economic Development Director for the Town of Berlin. The New Britain City Journal has been nice enough to allow me to write a small article each month to highlight business happenings in Berlin. Since I came on board in January of 2015, Berlin has seen small but not always visible changes. The ones you can see, such as the construction of the new more...

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CT Realty Pros Close the Deal on a Berlin Location

By at February 9, 2017 | 7:00 pm |

CT Realty Pros Close the Deal on a Berlin Location

The Town of Berlin is pleased to announce that CT Realty Pros, a full service real estate firm has opened its doors at 1200 Farmington Avenue in Berlin. Tracy McCleary and Bob Canto, co-owners, bring over 20 years of combined real estate experience as well as a team of 8 agents to Berlin. Tracy and Bob instill 2 vital goals in every member of their team of dedicated more...

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Hoopla at Berlin-Peck Library- Because No One Likes to Wait

By at January 26, 2017 | 6:30 pm |

Hoopla at Berlin-Peck Library- Because No One Likes to Wait

Berlin-Peck Memorial Library has added “Hoopla” to their online options for readers. This gives Berlin residents immediate access to full music albums, e-books, e-audio books, TV episodes, comics and graphic novels. The collection contains half a million titles and is growing every day. This is an addition to the library’s list of online programs. more...

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CARSTAR, Berlin Celebrates New “Customer Care Center”

By at January 12, 2017 | 6:15 pm |

CARSTAR, Berlin Celebrates New “Customer Care Center”

CARSTAR, Berlin recently held a ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating their new 3,000 square foot addition to the existing auto body facility. The new addition includes new customer reception area, offices and two drive-in estimating bays. Community leaders Mayor Mark Kaczynski, Deputy Mayor Brendan Luddy, Town Councilman David Evans and Town Councilman Charles Paonessa more...

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Berlin Dispatcher Recognized

By at October 20, 2016 | 4:30 pm |

Berlin Dispatcher Recognized

The Berlin Police Department is proud to announce that Dispatcher Tammy Wright has been chosen as the Association of Public Safety Communications Officials International (APCO) 2016 Atlantic Chapter Telecommunicator of the year. She was officially recognized at the APCO Atlantic Chapter 50th Anniversary Conference in Albany, NY on October 11, 2016. Dispatcher Wright more...

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Fall Pilates and Yoga Classes Offered by Berlin Parks and Recreation

By at August 25, 2016 | 7:00 pm |

Fall Pilates and Yoga Classes Offered by Berlin Parks and Recreation

The Berlin Parks and Recreation Department is accepting registration for Pilates and Yoga classes at the Berlin Parks and Recreation Office, 230 Kensington Road, Berlin, CT 06037 beginning on Monday, August 22nd for residents and Monday, August 29th for non-residents. The Pilates and Yoga classes are held at the Berlin Community Center. There is a fee for residents more...

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The 13th Annual Howard H. Belkin Memorial Golf Tournament

By at August 18, 2016 | 7:45 pm |

The 13th Annual Howard H. Belkin Memorial Golf Tournament

On Sept 12 The 13th Annual Howard H. Belkin Memorial Golf Tournament will take place at Shuttle Meadow Golf Course in Kensington. It is a fundraiser to support leading edge breast cancer research in Connecticut. In 12 years the tournament has raised about $350,000 for breast cancer education. Every year the CT Breast Health Initiative (CT-BHI) remembers its more...

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