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YMCA Fundraising Gala Planned for Sept. 20

As summer winds down, the folks at the New Britain-Berlin YMCA have been gearing up for their signature fundraising gala event, the Endless Summer Ball, which will be held at Shuttle Meadow Country Club in Kensington on Saturday, Sept. 20…

“I Remember New Britain” Continues to Thrive on Facebook

“Welcome Home,” the message sent to every new member, are two words that convey the essence of this site. This not only upholds the idea that the site is a memory of home to its members, but also assures new…

Meet Lincoln the Fighting Fish

If you wander into the Mayor’s Office you may notice a bowl on the counter. The bowl contains water and a very important blue colored fish. “When we were at the Petit Garden (at Walnut Hill Park) planting with the…

34th Annual Dozynki Festival Set for This Weekend

If you’re looking to meet friends, eat great food, see fun entertainment and share a little bit of the Polish tradition, Dozynki is the place to be this weekend. Located at Falcon Field on Farmington Ave, Dozynki is a harvest…

Time to Ring the School Bell

As the summer winds down, many people start thinking about heading back to school. This year the first day of school is Tuesday, Sept. 2. Before that happens, Superintendent Kelt Cooper will hold his annual back to school convocation for…

Interview with Duane Campbell, Executive Director of the New Connecticut Theater Company

In a tale of two theatre companies, one had a building but was struggling to find enough people to put on a full season of plays. The other had plenty of people, but struggled to find places to perform. In…

Elliot Visit a Slam Dunk for Co-op

The New Britain Artists’ Co-op sponsored a fundraiser brunch Tuesday featuring Former UConn Women Basketball Star, Jamelle Elliot, at the Visitor’s Center, 66 West Main St. Elliot, who was on the first UConn women’s basketball championship team, mingled with the…

Fifth Annual Quartette Club Charity Ride & Picnic Sunday

This year’s Annual Quartette Club Charity Ride has been set for Sunday. “It is pretty cool,” said James Sanders Jr. of the club. “We get from 70-100 motorcycles that are police escorted and ride through Berlin, Meriden, Southington Wolcott, Bristol,…

HoCC Volunteer Services Help Residents Enjoy Their Visit

When it comes to volunteering the Hospital of Central Connecticut (HoCC) is a good place to start. “Volunteer services has always been an integral part of the overall operation of the hospital as it is in probably all hospitals across…

Third Annual BENefit for the NBHS Band Sept. 6

The 3rd annual BENefit to raise money for the New Britain High School Marching Band will be held on Sept. 6, at Trinity-On-Main, 69 Main St from 6:30 p.m-11 p.m. Ben Cheney was a graduate of NBHS (2008), and a…