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Fifty Years Later Leo A. Milewski Park, Roundabout Rededicated

Mayor Erin Stewart unveiled a new roundabout and rededicated the Leo Milewski Park on Columbus Blvd. on Oct. 29, which signaled the end of the fourth phase of the “Complete Street Masterplan.” “I’m so happy to rededicate the park and…

NB Firefighter, Coast Guard Chief Scott Johnson’s Widow Keeps Fighting

By Bob Mayer New Britain City Journal Veterans Day started as a remembrance of the end of World War I on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month. It has turned into and been legislated into…

Made in New Britain: Peel Liquers

The American Dream, some would say, would be to move from terrible living conditions in another country to the United States. Some would say it would be to come up with an invention and go into business for yourself and…

A Great Beginning!

Christmas in September… or at least it felt that way! In spite of the heat and humidity of the evening, spirits were running high and joyous as members of the Sacred Heart School Family gathered for an Open House, Meeting…

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…

Benjamin Kieltyka Honors Veterans with His Eagle Scout Project

Mayor Erin E. Stewart and Veterans Commission Chairman Peter Scirpo are very grateful for Life Scouts like Benjamin Kieltyka of Troop 75 in New Britain. For his Eagle Scout project, Ben decided to clean the estimated 500+ Veterans Memorial Stones…

2018 Annual Paving Program to Begin July 16

Mayor Erin Stewart announced Wednesday that the City’s annual paving program will begin on July 16 with milling; paving will begin on July 23 and will continue for three weeks. “With an extensive network of roads in our City, proper…

Damon Pearce is New Britain High School Principal

On June 20, the New Britain Board of Education voted to approve the appointment of Mr. Damon Pearce as the next principal of New Britain High School. Pearce, a familiar name in the district, stood out as a candidate that…

Manuel Rivas, New Britain High School Salutatorian

Plans to Attend CCSU Manuel Rivas has been named salutatorian of the New Britain High School Class of 2018. After earning the second highest title in the class, Rivas plans to attend Central Connecticut State University this fall as a…

Gabriella Roy, New Britain High School Valedictorian

Credits Success to Hard Work and Unique Opportunities Gabriella Roy has been awarded the title of valedictorian of the New Britain High School Class of 2018. Graduating at the top of her class, Roy intends to major in Nursing at…