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Children’s Author Hosts Book Signing

In 2003 New Britain resident Trinene Davis was very sick after going into cardiac arrest. Soon after that she became pregnant and worried that her daughter may not understand how much she truly loved her. “I wanted to leave her…

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Oktoberfest Details Announced

  New details were released this week on an event officials hope will rival past City events like Main Street USA. “This has the makings of quite an interesting event for the City of New Britain,” said Mayor Timothy Stewart….

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Walnut Hill Park Gazebo Opening

CW Resources announces the opening of the Walnut Hill Park Gazebo for the upcoming season.  The historic gazebo, first built in approximately 1913, had been dormant for 13 or so years until last year when CW, with great assistance from…

Resident Donates Winning Photography to NBMAA Auction

Donors to the New Britain Museum of American Art’s (NBMAA) Party of the Year, (the Spring Gala fundraiser on April 30) were treated to a party of their own on April 28. As a “thank you,” Gala committee members, chaired…

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Creative Expressions Shared in Polish Poetry Group

When the group gathers, it’s like the rest of the world around them is put on hold – at least while they’re sharing their poetry – that formation and creation of literary art in which language is used for its…

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Adult Entertainment Comedy Arrives at Trinity-on-Main

On April 15, the once hallowed church halls of Trinity-on-Main reverberated from the stridency of four-letter expletives hurled into the night by two talented, ace comediennes who appeared at the revamped theater to a wildly receptive, nearly sold-out house. In…

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Passion Play Rises Again at St. Ann’s

“The Passion Play” at St. Ann’s Church has become something of an Easter tradition in New Britain. Started in 1962 at the church and closed 10 years later, the church began the program again in 1983. Since then, different actors…

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Blumenthal, Foot Guard Lead 4-year Civil War Ceremony in New Britain

The Governor’s Foot guard and the National Guard led the procession that saw US Senator Richard Blumenthal among the speakers ushering in the beginning of the Connecticut Civil War Commemoration Ceremonies Saturday morning at Central Connecticut State University. Hundreds of…

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City Native, NY Times Bestselling Author Recalls NB

It is quite an accomplishment when an author has published 29 novels, 22 of which have become New York Times bestsellers. This success has been attained by New Britain native, Luanne Rice. Her 29th novel, “The Silver Boat,” brought her…

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Talent and Creativity Displayed at NBHS’ Musical “Into the Woods”

New Britain High School’s 6th annual musical,“Into the Woods,” took place with three consecutive performances March 25 and 26 at the school’s Vincent Sala Auditorium. This year’s performance was dedicated to retiring superintendent, Dr. Doris Kurtz. As always, a large…