New Britain City Journal

New Britain's Weekly Online Newspaper

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Editor’s Note 5/13/11

I am really excited about two events this week – the announcement of the details of Oktoberfest and the chance for the City to get $10,000 for fireworks. Read both stories on page 1. If you want to help insure…

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Editor’s Note 05/06/11

I can’t help, but be excited about our new website. If you checked it out Tuesday evening, then you know we were the first one to get the news that Mayor Timothy Stewart was not running for re-election. Sometimes, knowing…

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Wanted: Good Mayor for New Britain

As Mayor Timothy Stewart made the long awaited announcement that he would not run for re-election Tuesday night, City residents can only wait to see in what direction our future will go. We will have a number of options. Already…

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Counting Canine Calories in Our Pets

Dogs, like humans, are healthier and happier when they maintain a wholesome diet which focuses on nutritious food and proper caloric intake. We’re all tempted to spoil our canine best friends by indulging them with extra cookies or treats, which…

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Message about Capt. Tuttle from Police Chief William Gagliardi

Captain Matt Tuttle will be buried with full honors. A bus will transport officers, dispatchers and officials to the funeral home, to the church and to the interment. The Honor Guard will be present, Taps will be played, a bag…

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Editor’s Note 4/29/11

I hope everyone had the chance to check out our website at www.nbcityjournal.com last week. We had a problem with our poll question function so some answers were deleted. Feel free to vote again. A new question will be out…

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Streetscape Project Big Bonus

Most people in the City seem to believe the Busway in New Britain is a good thing. There are, however, some that don’t. Many see it as a waste of money. In New Britain, that Busway project will make a…

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Civil War Celebration Meaningful

It was great for the City to see a statewide celebration like the Civil War Commemoration begin here. New Britain played a large role in the civil war. And we honor it everyday with the Civil War monument at Central…

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Editor’s Note 4/22/2011

I hope those of you that have access to the internet, have checked our website at www.nbcityjournal.com. This week’s poll question was, “What line item would you like to see money added to in the budget?” The answers so far…

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Editor’s Note 4/15/2011

I hope everyone looked at our website at www.nbcityjournal.com. We have two polls. One is “Do you think New Britain Should have a CREC Magnet school ?” So far most people are saying no. What do you think? A new…