New Britain City Journal

New Britain's Weekly Online Newspaper


Feature News

Various Towns Want Costco

If New Britain doesn’t want Costco, neighboring towns do. Representatives of Costco made that point very clear Tuesday night to the City Planning and Zoning Committee of the Common Council. Joe Montesano, of Northwest Atlantic, representing Costco said he has…

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Volunteers Help United Way Day

Across the state more than 1,000 volunteers helped out in celebration of United Way’s Day of Caring. In New Britain about 20 Stanley Black & Decker workers went to Community Mental Health Affiliates, Inc., (CMHA) at 270 John Downey Dr….

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Boys & Girls Club of NB Gala Event Honors Michael Timura, Coach Geno Auriemma

The Boys & Girls Club of New Britain announced today that long-time Club volunteer Michael Timura and Hall of Fame Coach Geno Auriemma will be honored at their Thursday, Sept. 8, gala event held at the Aqua Turf. The new…

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United Way ‘Rocks’ Out During New Britain Appreciation Event

Even before the New Britain Rock Cats first pitch against the Reading Phillies last week, New Britain was a winner. Celebrating the community work done in New Britain, a dedicated volunteer and local company were honored at an on-the-field ceremony…

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Irene Causes Floods, Knocks Down Trees

It was around 6:45 a.m. Sunday morning when several New Britain residents heard the first sounds of Hurricane Irene. “We heard a big boom and then the lights went out,” said Ken Williamson. “I thought it was a transformer.” It…

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Some Getting Power Back on (Update!!!)

  As of 1:02 p.m. Monday 10,573 had no power in our City. But on Tuesday morning at 11:30 a.m. there are only 447  NB residents without power CL&P says they are working as fast as they can and power should…

Feature Health

HoCC Using State of the Art Robotic Surgery

Residents don’t need to travel hundreds of miles to get the advanced technology of robotic surgery in a big City hospital. Our local Hospital of Central Connecticut (HoCC) is using state of the art robotic surgery on patients nearly every…

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First Renderings of CREC Medical Academy Released

Antinozzi Associates, PC Architects of Bridgeport and Stantec Consulting Services of Hamden have released the first renderings of what the new Connecticut Region Education Council (CREC) Medical Professions and Teacher Preparation Academy at Pinnacle Heights would look like at a…

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Officer Carol – Helping Seniors and Children in the Community

When it comes to the community, no police officer is more well-known than Officer Carol Zesut. Zesut is the community services officer. She most often can be found helping out a child or a senior in need. “I help in…

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Preserving New Britain’s Past

City to Create Historic Preservation Commission The City is looking at putting together an historic commission that will help protect historic and culture assets of the City. “A couple of years ago we applied to Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation…