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Proposed Budget of $83 Million Heard by Residents

By at April 8, 2016 | 9:00 am |

Proposed Budget of $83 Million Heard by Residents

Residents gathered inside Catherine M. McGee Middle School last week for the Annual Town Budget Meeting. The meeting was met with generally favorable reviews, with the council approved budget totaling $83.33 million, a 3.23 percent increase ($2.7 million) from 2015-2016. “We spent a lot of time on this budget,” said Berlin Mayor Mark Kaczynski. “We started more...

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Berlin Historical Society Open House and Program

By at April 1, 2016 | 9:30 am |

Berlin Historical Society Open House and Program

The compelling tale of a masterpiece of American folk art, the story of its discovery, and Berlin’s poignant connection to the young woman who created it, will be the topic of a program on Saturday, April 9, at 2 p.m. at the Berlin Historical Society, 305 Main Street, Kensington as part of the museum’s Spring Open House (1-4 pm). The remarkable story will be more...

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Berlin Annual Fishing Derby

By at March 25, 2016 | 8:45 am |

Berlin Annual Fishing Derby

The annual Youth Fishing Derbies will be held at Sage Park Pond. Both derbies will be held from 8-10 a.m., Saturday, April 16 for ages 3-7 and Saturday, April 30 for ages 8-15 for Berlin youth only. An adult must accompany ages 3-10. You must pre-register in person at the Parks and Recreation Department to be able to participate in the derbies and to fish at the pond more...

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Berlin KLX Aerospace Solutions

By at March 18, 2016 | 9:45 am |

Berlin KLX Aerospace Solutions

KLX Aerospace Solutions, the world’s leading supplier of aerospace fasteners and consumables and full-service inventory management solutions for the aerospace industry, has opened a facility on Christian Lane in Berlin. This facility will serve as a kitting center and distribution point for its Connecticut customer base. “We are so pleased that KLX Aerospace has more...

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Leaders Support Manufacturing Education Bill

By at March 4, 2016 | 9:15 am |

Leaders Support Manufacturing Education Bill

House Majority Leader Joe Aresimowicz (D – Berlin/Southington) and House Minority Leader Themis Klarides (R – Derby) jointly testified in support of HB 5423 – An Act Encouraging Middle School and High School Students to Consider Careers in Manufacturing. If passed, this legislation would establish partnerships between the Commissioner of Education and the more...

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Berlin Historical Society Celebrates

By at March 4, 2016 | 9:00 am |

Berlin Historical Society Celebrates

Many know Chamberlain Highway as one of the most scenic routes in Central Connecticut. On Wednesday, March 16th, from 1-3 pm at the Berlin Senior Center, 33 Colonial Drive, Kensington, Berlin Historical Society will present a slide show of vintage photos chosen to inspire audience participation. This is the sixth in a series of story shares highlighting the history of more...

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Mayor Kaczynski Announces Ferndale Market Fresh Coming

By at February 26, 2016 | 9:45 am |

Mayor Kaczynski Announces Ferndale Market Fresh Coming

Berlin Mayor Mark Kaczynski officially revealed that Ferndale Market Fresh will be opening at 45 Chamberlain Highway in Berlin. Ferndale Market Fresh will be the newest addition to the Berlin business community and will be locating at the former home of Rogers Marketplace “I am pleased to announce that we will again have a locally owned market on the Chamberlain more...

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Salina Among New Board of Directors

By at February 5, 2016 | 10:00 am |

Salina Among New Board of Directors

Retired healthcare executive Laurence A. Tanner, the former long-time President and Chief Executive Officer of the Hospital of Central Connecticut, has assumed the position of board chair of the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain, heading a slate of Foundation leadership that includes a new vice chair and two new board members. Hospital for Special Care more...

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Aresimowicz Discusses Connecticut Manufacturing

By at February 5, 2016 | 9:45 am |

Aresimowicz Discusses Connecticut Manufacturing

House Majority Leader Joe Aresimowicz (D-30) recently met with State Representative Selim Noujaim (R-74) during a tour of Noujaim Tool Co. Inc. in Waterbury that was followed by a discussion about legislative priorities and ways to assist Connecticut manufacturers. Rep. Noujaim invited the General Assembly’s House Majority Leader to his family-owned company so he more...

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Woodlawn Properties LLC Purchases 154 Woodlawn Rd

By at January 8, 2016 | 9:00 am |

Woodlawn Properties LLC Purchases 154 Woodlawn Rd

Woodlawn Properties, a Connecticut-based LLC, has purchased 154 Woodlawn Road in Berlin. 154 Woodlawn is a 38,000 square foot multi-tenant building on 3 acres of land. The building presently has 3 tenants in place and is 100 percent occupied. The building was constructed in 2001 and is located just off the Berlin Turnpike and Route 9. The Woodlawn Properties more...

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