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TD Bank Fishing Derby Winners are Announced

The New Britain Parks and Recreation Department announced today the winners of the TD Bank Fishing Derby held on Saturday, April 14 at Doerr Pond at Martha Hart Park. This Fishing Derby was opened to both children and adults for…

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Proper Dog Training Takes Plenty of Time

Training your dog takes time. It cannot be done in seven days. That is just one of the tips Laurie Fass, dog trainer and talk show host of Pet Talk on WTIC radio, tells her students. Fass trains dogs for…

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Everyone Loves Ice Cream

Six year olds to seniors all had fun eating ice cream and playing games last week as TRIAD held its annual Ice Cream Social at Arbor Rose. Jason Gibson, program director at the Boys and Girls Club, brought a group…

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Dream Cruise 2011 Scheduled for Aug 27-28

Be part of the largest car cruise ever to support Special Olympics! Dream Cruise 2011 is an opportunity for automotive enthusiasts from all over the northeast to come together for a great cause! This year in celebration of Jeep Wrangler’s…

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Military Band Performs Concert

The Navy Band Northeast performed the first of four free concerts featuring military bands and honoring all members of the military both past and present on Tuesday night at the Darius Miller Shell at Walnut Hill Park. “We wrote to…

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Charity Golf Event to Benefit New Britain-Area War Veterans

A charity golf event benefitting two New Britain-area veterans causes, hosted by the Northwestern Veterans, T.G.M. Memorial Post in New Britain, is seeking players, sponsors and supporters. The Golden Kielbasa Veterans Open will take place Saturday, Oct. 1 at Timberlin…

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Pencil Contest Winners Announced

Mayor Timothy T. Stewart, Commission Chairman Jamie A. Giantonio and Vice-Chairman Paul A. Shaker, Sr. have announced the New Britain Parks and Recreation Department winners of the Mayor’s Annual Back to School Pencil Hunt held on Thursday, July 28 at…

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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….

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Family Friday Fun Pool Events Planned

The New Britain Parks and Recreation Department will be hosting “Family Friday Fun”, themed-pool parties on Friday nights this summer. The pool parties will take place each Friday night during family swim at either A.W. Stanley or Willow Brook pools,…

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Block Party Saturday

The First ever Franklin Square Around the World Block Party is planned for Saturday. “It’s been a hard year economically and the winter was so cruddy that we wanted to start a party for our neighbors,” said Jen Kilps of…