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KC’s On Main Restaurant Open For Business

Open only for two weeks, KC’s on Main has been already delighting crowds with it’s wings and fresh fish meals. On Tuesday, the restaurant held an official ribbon cutting showing its newly designed establishment to residents and City officials. “We…

Personal Touch Car Wash Open on Burritt St.

With 10 locations throughout Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts, Personal Touch Car Wash held a ribbon cutting last Friday for its newest location at 44 Burritt St. The car wash opened last November offering a variety of car wash services….

Sweetwater Juice Bar and Deli Officially Opens

Mayor Erin Stewart, Economic Development Director Bill Carroll, owner Mark Schand, and others held a ribbon cutting on Tuesday, Jan. 16 to mark the opening of Sweetwater Juice Bar and Deli, a new downtown business offering healthy drink and food…

Shaker Funeral Home Celebrates 25 Years in Business

Unlike many other funeral homes Paul Shaker Jr. did not get it handed down from one generation to another. After gaining much experience at other funeral homes, Shaker started his business from scratch 25 years ago. “I started in the…

Lili’s Bakery and Cakes Replaces Leone’s

Are you looking for a new bakery? Have you previously gone to Leone’s Bakery on New Britain Rd in Berlin? New owners have taken over at 259 New Britain Rd for a new bakery known as Lili’s Bakery and Cakes….

GoodLife Fitness Announces New Director for Jerome Home

GoodLife Fitness at Jerome Home, located at 975 Corbin Ave., recently announced Maquita Parker, BS, as the new director. Parker, who holds a bachelor’s degree in exercise science from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia, began her position on Aug….

Grand Opening of Raphael Building Apartments Planned

  Jasko Development will soon have a Grand Opening of the Raphael Building Apartments in the CTfastrak Transit-Oriented Development Zone. The grand opening and ribbon cutting of the Raphael Building Apartments at 99 West Main St. will feature an Open…

Porter’s Funeral Home Keeping Up With Societal Changes

After five generations, you might think they had “seen it all.” But Chris and Peggy Porter still find families can come up with new twists when it comes to funeral services. Great-great Grandfather Bryan Porter founded Porter’s Funeral Service in…

Hardware City Cafe Plans April 24th Opening

New Britain will soon be home to a new cafe. A trio of residents are opening up Hardware City Cafe at 2 Main St., the spot which was previously home to Cafe Beauregard. Cafe Beauregard closed last month. Isaac Silva,…

Avery’s Beverages Considers Expansion Plans

How do you expand a delightful little anachronism in the middle of mundania and not lose your identity? That’s a problem Rob Metz of Avery’s Beverages is considering. According to Metz, “There’s a very large increase of interest in craft…