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Residential Transfer Station Scheduled to Open June 27

On June 25 the landfill on Deming Road will close. On June 27 a new transfer station will open on Christian Lane. “Everything that used to happen there, will occur here,” said Mark Moriarty, public works director. “Only commercial waste…

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Petition Asks Costco Process to Continue

At a meeting last week the Friends of A.W. Stanley Park handed common council members a petition with over 1,100 signatures of people against the building of a Costco on Hartford Road that would use land from the Stanley Golf…

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Bernacki Makes it Official

Republican Mark Bernacki officially announced his intentions to run for mayor Thursday night at the Falcon’s Club. “When Mayor Stewart announced he was not running for a fifth term I began receiving phone calls and people started showing up at…

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First Anniversary of Walnut Hill Rose Garden Celebrated

A group of over 200 people showed up Wednesday night to help celebrate the first year anniversary of the Walnut Hill Rose Garden. “People have been rolling up their sleeves and doing a lot of work on something that was…

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Foundation Donates $25,000 to Save Fireworks

It’s not too late for New Britain to light up the night sky on the Fourth of July with the biggest and best fireworks display in Connecticut. The American Savings Foundation has pledged a $25,000 challenge grant to help make…

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School Board Looks at 42 Position Cuts

The Board of Education Budget Workshop Monday night looked at where cuts would take place in the school system with the existing budget. The school board received $10.5 million in ECS Funds and $107 from appropriated funds totaling $118.060 million….

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First Anniversary Celebration of the Rose Garden

The Friends of the Walnut Hill Park Rose Garden and the City of New Britain are holding their First Anniversary Celebration of the Walnut Hill Park Rose Garden. Join hundreds of volunteers, community members, students and rose garden lovers they…

Entertainment

Wine and Beer Tasting Event to Meet NBHS Football Coach

Come meet the newly appointed New Britain High School Football Coach Tebucky Jones on Saturday, June 18. The night features a Wine and Beer Tasting Event, sponsored by M & M on Discount Wines and Liquors at 22 Chamberlain Highway…

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Ranked NBHS Seniors Honored

Seniors ranked in the top ten percent of the graduating class of 2011 at New Britain High School (NBHS) were honored for their academic success on May 5. The annual dinner allowed students and their parents to spend the night…

New Britain Polish Life

Viewing Colors and Emotions at Polish Society of Artists Exhibit

One of the Polish Society of Artists’ latest exhibits took place recently at the Sloper Wesoly House featuring the exquisite works of Zbigniew Sokolowski of New Britain and Sylvia Sarzynska of Hartford. The exhibit was largely attended and viewers enjoyed…