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Group Needs Non-Profit Status to Help Dogs

After listening to the New York Bully Crew speak recently at the dog pound, it became abundantly clear that if dogs from the City are to take another step forward, the Friends of the New Britain Animal Control or a…

Health

Arthritis – MOVE Towards A Healthier YOU!

According to the Arthritis Foundation, the term “arthritis” encompasses more than 100 diseases and conditions that affect joints, the surrounding tissues and other connective tissues. Arthritis can cause mild to severe pain in the joints, as well as joint tenderness…

Feature News

Malloy Listens to Resident Concerns

In the 15th of 17 town hall meeting stops, Gov. Dannel Malloy listened to concerns of New Britain residents at Trinity-On-Main Tuesday night. Mayor Timothy Stewart thanked Malloy for coming to New Britain. “It’s an honor to welcome Gov. Malloy…

Business

Parnell’s Curl Center Celebrates 30th Anniversary

You won’t find anyone named Parnell at Parnell’s Curl Center. Instead you will find the gracious owner in Donna Crockett. Crockett, who began the salon in the old Gates building in 1981, now runs the establishment across the street in…

Recreation

Co-ed Flag Football to be Offered to Students in Spring

The New Britain Parks and Recreation Department will be offering a co-ed flag football league for students in middle school. This flag football league is set to be the only spring league in the city dedicated to football for New…

News

Major Crimes Drop

New Britain Mayor Timothy Stewart and Police Chief William Gagliardi have released the latest major crime statistics reported by the Connecticut Department of Public Safety. The latest statistics indicate a significant drop in major crime index for the City for…

Entertainment

Talent and Creativity Displayed at NBHS’ Musical “Into the Woods”

New Britain High School’s 6th annual musical,“Into the Woods,” took place with three consecutive performances March 25 and 26 at the school’s Vincent Sala Auditorium. This year’s performance was dedicated to retiring superintendent, Dr. Doris Kurtz. As always, a large…

News

No Carnival This Year

Those waiting for the Coleman Brothers Carnival will be a bit disappointed. Officials say there will be none this year. The state would not give permission for the right of way for the property where the carnival is held. The…

Thousands of Materials for Sale at the Library Book Sale

The Friends of the New Britain Public Library are going through thousands of books this week in preparation for the Spring Book Sale April 13-16. “We start our sale with a window theme,” said Brenda Bemben, standing in front of…

News

Job Training Forum

They came to share their stories – some of success, others frustrated at having lost jobs long ago yet still being unemployed. Many such individuals attended the open forum at CTWorks in New Britain recently when Congressman Chris Murphy (D-5th…