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Feature News

Busway Project Drives Forward

A project New Britain officials see as key to the future of the City received the go ahead by Gov. Dannel Malloy on Monday. Malloy gave approval to the $572 million Hartford to New Britain Busway Project, committing $113 million…

New Britain Polish Life

Emotionalist Art Group Exhibits at Sloper Wesoly House

The Polish American Foundation of CT sponsored an exceptional exhibit of Emotionalist art on April 2 at the Sloper Wesoly House on Grove Hill St. The work of 26 artists was exhibited during this also “17th Anniversary of the Emotionalists…

New Britain Polish Life

Raising Hunger Awareness During Lent at PJPII

Lent is a Christian tradition, a special time of prayer, penance, sacrifice and good works which are intended to prepare Christians for Easter. Lent lasts 40 days, beginning on Ash Wednesday. The number “40” has always had special spiritual significance…

Health

Arthritis – MOVE Towards A Healthier YOU!

According to the Arthritis Foundation, the term “arthritis” encompasses more than 100 diseases and conditions that affect joints, the surrounding tissues and other connective tissues. Arthritis can cause mild to severe pain in the joints, as well as joint tenderness…

Feature News

Malloy Listens to Resident Concerns

In the 15th of 17 town hall meeting stops, Gov. Dannel Malloy listened to concerns of New Britain residents at Trinity-On-Main Tuesday night. Mayor Timothy Stewart thanked Malloy for coming to New Britain. “It’s an honor to welcome Gov. Malloy…

Recreation

Co-ed Flag Football to be Offered to Students in Spring

The New Britain Parks and Recreation Department will be offering a co-ed flag football league for students in middle school. This flag football league is set to be the only spring league in the city dedicated to football for New…

Entertainment

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…

Entertainment

HITW: The Importance of Being Theatrical

On March 25, New Britain’s cultural and artistic community enjoyed one of the city’s finest opening nights in recent memory when Hole-in-the-Wall Theater presented Oscar Wilde’s final stage play “The Importance of Being Earnest” to a nearly sold out house….

Health

The Most Common STI is Known as Human Papillomavirus

HPV (Human papillomavirus) is the most common sexually transmitted infection and cause of genital warts. Warts are small growths that appear on or near the sex organs. According to the CDC, there are more than 40 HPV types that can…

Recreation

Annual Fishing Derby Planned for April 16

The New Britain Parks and Recreation Department is accepting registrations for its annual TD Bank Fishing Derby at Doerr Pond in Martha Hart Park. The event is held in New Britain on Saturday, April 16, from 9 a.m. to noon….