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YWCA New Britain Youth Theater Presents Premiere Performance

A new youth theater program has begun at the New Britain YWCA. The YWCA Youth Theater formed in May and will be putting on Mary Poppins Jr. at Trinity on Main Friday June 29 at 7 p.m. and Saturday June…

HRA Wellness Resource Center Host HIV Survivor Soiree Fundraiser

For the first time in Connecticut HRA Wellness Resource Center will host the 1st Annual HIV Survivor Soiree Fundraiser honoring the lives of survivors across the state “A Life We Never Dreamed Of “on Friday June 8, 2018 at Casa…

Top 10 Best Italian Food in NB/Berlin

(The New Britain City Journal group voted for their favorite Italian food restaurants.) Portofino’s, 246 New Britain Rd, Kensington – Classic Italian fare in a cozy, brick-lined setting. Italian food doesn’t get any better than at Portofino’s. Whether you are…

OIC New Britain Honors Paul Salina at Their Annual Gala for 2018

There are so many heroes in our history books, but New Britain has an individual who for many years has been a local hero for the youth, parents and community of New Britain and to OIC. Paul Salina will be…

Parks and Recreation Offering Great Spring/Summer Programs

The Parks, Recreation, and Community Services summer brochure has arrived and it is a fun-filled 38 page brochure. If you’re looking for something for the young ones, the department offers a variety of camps, swim lessons, and an assortment of…

Vendor Information for Main Street USA

Mayor Erin E. Stewart, Commission Chairman Patrick Dorsey, and the New Britain Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department are planning New Britain’s Main Street U.S.A. In its much anticipated return in 2015, over 10,000 people attended the daylong celebration at…

Artists Invited to Paint 6’ Fiberglass Bees

The Greater New Britain Arts Alliance (GNBAA) just placed an order for 21 6’ tall fiberglass bees, forwarding its “Bees Across New Britain” project in conjunction with the City of New Britain. Bees Across New Britain is a project similar…

Salerno to Hold 31st Coffee for Open Government

On Saturday April 14 Alderman At Large Danny Salerno will host the 31st Coffee for Open Government held from 9:30 a.m to 1 p.m. at the Angelo’s Market, 349 West Main St. “Let me first thank Joe Troepa and his…

Many Readers Say Rep. Esty Should Resign

According to various news sources, Rep Elizabeth Esty, CT 5th Congressional district including New Britain, entered into a nondisclosure agreement with her former chief of staff Tony Baker and wrote a reference letter for him even after learning of allegations…

9th Annual Connie Wilson Collins Exceptional Women Concert

The Queen Ann Nzinga Center, Inc. will host its 9th annual Connie Wilson Collins Exceptional Women Concert, honoring outstanding women from the Greater Bristol, Plainville and New Britain community on March 24. The celebration includes live musical performances, poetry, dance…