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Editor’s Note 8/9/2018

The primary is Tuesday and I would love to see our New Britain connections take higher office. Democrat Mary Glassman, New Britain native, should be New Britain’s choice for the 5th District congress. She will be a great voice for…

Recapping the School Year, What’s Ahead

The 2017-18 School year saw a lot of changes in the school system and in the coming school year many more are planned. So what happened last year and what is coming? One of the biggest events last school year…

Familiar Faces Welcoming Customers at “In The Cut”

The Main Street site formerly called Courtside Cuts opened last April under new ownership as “In the Cut”. Bryan Delgado, Dysean Shumpert and Kevin Arch worked at the previous location. It went out of business and for eight months the…

Many Classes Other than the Basics are Essential

While the Consolidated School District of New Britain adds STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) classes as a regular to its curriculum this year, the City Journal asked group members “What class in high school, other than your basics…

Coach Carter’s Apparel Customizes The Basics and More

About 8 years ago Coach Jerry T. Carter, president of V.I.B.E. Athletics, Inc. tried to cut his sports teams costs by customizing uniforms. “I found out that by doing it myself I could cut costs by half. So I did…

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Editor’s Note 7/26/2018

It has been a very hot and humid summer in New Britain this year. A few times I did some odds and ends outside my house and sweat so bad it seemed as if I was in the shower. I…

The Library has exciting news!

Digital magazines have returned. We are excited to offer downloadable magazines which can be downloaded to any Internet capable device anytime, anyplace. This is a collection of 50 magazines including titles such as Newsweek, Bloomberg Business Week, Seventeen, Field and…

ALNB Features LaMonica and Sokolowski

The Art League of New Britain Gallery will feature two solo exhibitions by artists Edith Skiba LaMonica and Zbigniew M. Sokolowski. The Exhibition will be on view from August 3 through August 26. There will be an opening reception with…

National Night Out Set for August 7

For the second year, National Night Out will be located at Central Park on Main St. It will take place on Tuesday, Aug. 7 and is open to the public. “This is a free event organized by the New Britain…

Dog Bites on the Rise, Pound Almost Full

With warmer weather many people are taking their dogs out more often. It may be one reason why dog bites are on the rise in the City. “There are always dog on dog bites, but we are inundated with dogs…