New Britain City Journal

New Britain's Weekly Online Newspaper


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Republicans Make It Official

Bernacki, Full Slate Chosen for 2011 Election Monday night the Republican Party unanimously endorsed a full slate of candidates led by Mark Bernacki for mayor. Bernacki, a business owner of Sir Speedy Printing in downtown New Britain for the past…

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Corbin Heights Renovation Set For November

After years in the works, Corbin Pinnacle, LLC of West Hartford and Pinnacle Heights Extension, LLC plan to begin renovation of 235 housing units on the premises known as Corbin Heights, located on Corbin Ave. (near Walker Rd and Dean…

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American Savings Foundation Donates $40,000 to Health Academy

The American Savings Foundations (ASF) announced a grant of $40,000 to the New Britain Academy for Health Professions (NBAHP), a smaller learning community focused on training New Britain High School (NBHS) students for futures in healthcare. The NBAHP is the…

Blue Bins Save City $75,000

Curbside recycling collection began in mid October 2010 and as of the end of June has saved the City $75,000. “That’s from people disposing of the same items that they used to throw out as trash,” said Mark Moriarty, public…

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Quartette Club Charity Ride to Help Cancer Patient

For the second year the Quartette Club Charity Ride is set to help out a needy local resident Sunday, Aug. 21. “A couple guys in the club got together and wanted to do something community oriented,” said Jim Sanders Jr….

More Info Needed on Aquinas Site

The Common Council delayed a decision on a project that would lead to the development of low to moderate income housing at the old Aquinas site on Kelsey Road Wednesday night. Alderman Tonilynn Collins said, “We want to put together…

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Bandits Hit Little League Stand

The New Britain Little League is seeking donations following a break-in to their A.W. Stanley Concession Stand late Sunday night or early Monday morning. “Sometime between 10 p.m. Sunday and 9 a.m. Monday morning someone ripped open a window and…

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Mayor Seeks Concessions

City departments may get an overhaul as Mayor Timothy Stewart fights to find ways to cut over $6 million from its budget. Stewart met with unions Thursday to talk to separate bargaining unions about concessions and early retirement incentives and…

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Malloy Talks Jobs

Gov. Dannel Malloy visited New Britain Wednesday stopping at the corner of Chestnut and Main St. to talk with Iron Workers Local 15 who are constructing the new police station. He spoke with about a dozen workers concerning what they…

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Fireworks Light Up City Skies

For a while it appeared New Britain would not be celebrating the Fourth of July. But, thanks to various donations, the City held its biggest fireworks celebration ever Monday night at Stanley Quarter Park. “We had the best weather and…