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Student Immunization Before School Starts

Before school begins, students entering New Britain schools for the first time or those who are new to the middle school or high school are required to get various immunizations. According to the City health department, getting children all of…

Halloween Safe Zone in Need of Major Sponsor

The Halloween Safe Zone committee is seeking one or more major sponsors for it’s annual Oct. 31st event. The event costs about $10,000 to put on each year. A major sponsor could have their name be part of the event…

Tilcon Quarry Proposal Withdrawn

On Wednesday Mayor Erin E. Stewart withdrew her support for the Tilcon Quarry Project that would have allowed the company to mine 74 acres of protected watershed owned by the New Britain Water Department but located in Plainville. It possibly…

Recapping the School Year, What’s Ahead

The 2017-18 School year saw a lot of changes in the school system and in the coming school year many more are planned. So what happened last year and what is coming? One of the biggest events last school year…

Familiar Faces Welcoming Customers at “In The Cut”

The Main Street site formerly called Courtside Cuts opened last April under new ownership as “In the Cut”. Bryan Delgado, Dysean Shumpert and Kevin Arch worked at the previous location. It went out of business and for eight months the…

Many Classes Other than the Basics are Essential

While the Consolidated School District of New Britain adds STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) classes as a regular to its curriculum this year, the City Journal asked group members “What class in high school, other than your basics…

National Night Out Set for August 7

For the second year, National Night Out will be located at Central Park on Main St. It will take place on Tuesday, Aug. 7 and is open to the public. “This is a free event organized by the New Britain…

Dog Bites on the Rise, Pound Almost Full

With warmer weather many people are taking their dogs out more often. It may be one reason why dog bites are on the rise in the City. “There are always dog on dog bites, but we are inundated with dogs…

Fundraiser for Rusty

The animal control presently has a fundraiser happening for Rusty. Rusty was dumped off at the pound and nobody has called for him. Sgt. Keller said he is a pit mix and has been neglected. He has hypothyroidism that has…

The Celtic Tenors at Trinity-on-Main in New Britain

The only tenor group with a truly global audience, The Celtic Tenors, will give you a night to remember at Trinity-on-Main at 69 Main St. on Sunday evening, July 21. Whether playing a neighbourhood cathedral or major concert halls in…