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Camp TotalRec Taking Registrations for Summer Programs

The Parks and Recreation Department is now taking registration forms for Camp TotalRec through the Parks and Recreation office, by mail, or through its online server, WebTrac. WebTrac is designed to be more user friendly, giving residents the ability to…

It’s the Bees Knees: Bianca’s Legacy

When you visit the Heritage Day events Saturday, one display will hold extra meaning for New Britain residents. A booth will be dedicated to the great works of New Britain resident Anthony T. Bianca Sr. who passed away nearly two…

First Citizens EMS Academy Graduates

On May 12 eight New Britain residents completed the first Citizens EMS Academy. This program is an interactive forum for residents of New Britain to learn about the functions and operations of the 911 EMS provider, New Britain EMS, Inc….

John Campbell Square Monument Names Published

This week the City Journal is printing the names on the plaque from the John Campbell Square WWII Monument on Stanley Street and Hillcrest Ave. in the Belvidere section of the City. The plaque was removed for safekeeping after the…

Guided Walk of A.W. Stanley Park Nature Trail

Have you taken a walk through A.W. Stanley Park recently? May 18 may be the perfect time for residents to do so. Sylvia Halkin, PhD Animal Behavior and Orinthology and Peter Picone, Wildlife Biologist at State of Connecticut Department of…

City Hall One of Many Race in the Park Teams

Saturday is like no other day during the year for the City. The CT Race in the Park, sponsored by the CT-Breast Health Initiative, takes place every May on the Saturday before Mother’s Day in New Britain’s historic Walnut Hill…

It’s the Bees Knees: Collection from the Titanic

Many people in New Britain may have heard about William Sloper, but how many have actually seen items that were in the Titanic? Windham Mayor Ernie Eldridge will be among those in attendance May 17 for “It’s the Bees Knees:…

Campbell Square Monument Update

In mid-March the New Britain City Journal ran a story about seeking donations to support the restoration of the John Campbell Square WWII Monument on Stanley Street and Hillcrest Ave. in the Belvidere section of the City. The monument was…

Suburban Woman’s Club of New Britain Plans Annual Flags

For the 4th consecutive year the Suburban’s Woman’s Club will present “Flags on the Green”. “We always do it on Memorial Day,” said Sue Venberg of the club. “It honors those Veterans who have served our nation in the past…

Parlow Named City’s 2014 Grand Parade Marshall

New Britain’s Suzanne Stewart Parlow was named the city’s 2014 Parade Marshal for the annual Greater Hartford Saint Patrick’s Day on March 15. “It’s been a long time since a city or town joined the parade, so we’re very excited…