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WWII Veteran Raymond Greene Named Memorial Day Parade Grand Marshall

Look up the crew of the USS Bennington, a ship which ferried aircraft to Pearl Harbor during WWII, and you will find the name of Raymond Greene of New Britain, Connecticut. Mr. Greene will be honored as the Grand Marshal…

Food Highlights Dionysos 2014 Annual Greek Festival

If you attended the Annual Dionysos 2014 Greek Festival chances are good you tried a few of the favorite Greek foods. Volunteer workers at the festival at St. George Church said most of the recipes were passed down from generations…

Aquinas Class Reunion: A Vision

The St. Thomas Aquinas All Class Reunion Committee came together with a vision. Their concern for their fellow alumni and family and friends is strong. They see a gathering among mutual alliances a good way to come back together and…

Holmes School Students Walk Across America

Students in all grades at Holmes School (K-5) are taking steps to learn about the country and keep in shape. Principal Trisha Putnam reinstated a program used several years ago at the school called “Walk Across America”. The program, first…

City Journal Receives 12 Awards

The New Britain City Journal won 12 awards Thursday, May 22 at the CT Society of Professional Journalist 2013 Award Dinner in Wallingford. The awards include 4 first places, 6 second places and 2 third places in the community non…

New Britain Sewer Rates Set To Increase

City residents will once again be paying more to flush the toilet. On May 5 the New Britain Board of Public Works, acting as the Water Pollution Control Authority, approved the sewer user rate of $3.40 per one hundred cubic…

CCARC Holds Annual Awards Dinner

CCARC held its Annual Awards Dinner on Wednesday, May 14th at St. George’s Greek Orthodox Hall with Teresa’s Catering. This organization is central Connecticut’s leading nonprofit dedicated to helping people with disabilities. It was founded in 1952 and is committed…

Annual Greek Festival This Weekend

Dionysos 2014 will be held this weekend at Saint George Greek Orthodox Church, 301 West Main St. It opens on Friday, May 23 at 11 a.m. and lasts until midnight. On Saturday it will be from 11 a.m. to 1…

Residents Invited to Speak at all Commission Meetings

There is a number of commission meetings held each month. Residents are invited to attend and speak at them and not just at Common Council meetings. “A few weeks ago we had a meeting with all the chairmans of the…

Foligno Named New Britain Teacher of the Year

Andrea Foligno, a third grade teacher at Gaffney Elementary School in New Britain, has been named the Consolidated School District of New Britain’s Teacher of the Year. According to Gaffney Elementary School Principal Lisa Eells, Foligno distinguishes herself from all…