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Elections 2017

The New Britain City Journal asked those running for Common Council this November to write profiles about themselves for the paper. Below are submissions from the candidates that responded. Ward 1 Jamie Giantonio (R-Incumbent) My name is Jamie Giantonio- I…

Building Hope Together Autumn Soiree

Mayor Erin E. Stewart and Building Hope Together Co-Chair Peter Niro invite the public to attend the Autumn Soiree: a fundraiser for New Britain’s Work Plan to End Homelessness. The event will feature an awards ceremony honoring individuals and/or organizations…

Top 10 French Fries to Taste in NB/Berlin

This month our readers in the New Britain City Journal Facebook group chose the best places for French Fries. Riley’s Hot Dog & Burger Gourmet, 61 Glen St., New Britain takes top honors for best French Fries. Riley’s established itself…

Firm Hired for AW Stanley Renovations

Renovation of A.W. Stanley Park, including a new pool, paths, parking lot, basketball and baseball fields has taken another step forward. The firm of Banton Construction of North Haven was approved by the Common Council to move forward at a…

11th Annual Downtown New Britain/TD Bank Car Show on September 23

The New Britain Downtown District (NBDD) is sponsoring the 11th annual 2017 New Britain/TD Bank Downtown Car Show on Saturday, September 23 from 9a.m. – 3 p.m. The show will take place at Central Park in front of City Hall…

What Should Be Done About the State Budget?

This month in our Facebook group Question of the Month, we asked two questions directly related to each other. They were, “Since we have no new State Budget, what should legislators do to fix it? How do you feel about…

Top 10 Places to Get a Chicken Meal in New Britain/Berlin

Where can you go to get good chicken? Some like it fried and some like it as chicken parmesan. There are many ways to eat chicken. The New Britain City Journal Facebook group was asked “Where is the best place…

Fall Program Schedule for Parks & Recreation Department Released

The New Britain Parks & Recreation Department is offering a wide variety of programs/events including Adult Yoga, Tai Chi, Piano Lessons, Dog Obedience Classes, Fall Tennis Lessons, Start Smart Soccer, and Timeless Tales. Each of these programs/events are available for…

2017 City Annual Paving Program

Mayor Erin Stewart and the New Britain Public Works Department announced that the City’s 2017 Annual Paving Program will soon begin, which will involve rehabilitating 8.9 miles of road across 45 City streets. “With an extensive network of roads in…