New Britain City Journal

New Britain's Weekly Online Newspaper

Month: March 2011


Hospital Announces Hartford Healthcare Partnership, Plans for Future

Calling it an historic night, the Hospital of Central Connecticut (HCC) and Hartford Healthcare announced their partnership and future plans, transitions and hopes at a chamber meeting Tuesday night. “This is a process, journey that took well over two years….


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….


Weighing Options on Magnet School

Although having a magnet school in New Britain is only speculative at this time, it will require much discussion. School boards members will be forced to weigh what is best for the City as a whole, with what is best…

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A Great Season for Falcon Nest 88 Ski Club

This winter, with abnormally heavy snow and arctic cold, may have been difficult on many individuals, but for skiers, it was a blessing. The New Britain Falcons Club Nest 88 Ski Club took full advantage of the plentiful snows of…

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Forming Friendships at Marian Heights Adult Day Care Center

Socialization with peers is an important part of everyone’s life no matter what age they happen to be. This important factor is taken into consideration at Marian Heights Adult Day Care Center on Osgood Ave. in New Britain, where a…


Taking Care of Your Teeth and Gums

There is a crisis in oral health in Connecticut. Tooth decay remains the most common, yet completely preventable, chronic disease. Many people believe that they will lose their teeth as they age. We now know that does not always have…


Irv Black Invitational Comes Back to City

The Irv Black Invitational will come back to New Britain next month. The meet is a full two-day Olympic Style Co-Ed Meet featuring various track and field events. On July 14, 2010, Black, the retired New Britain High School track…


Police Officers and Their Dogs Show Support for Russo

Animal Control Officer Jim Russo is still a few weeks from going back to work full-time following a bite from a pit bull a few weeks ago that resulted in a loss of part of his thumb. But, fellow police…


Tradition and Heritage Key to Italian Fraternal Society

“La Fratellanza” (Brotherhood), is a theme the Italian Fraternal Society (IFS) has been living by since the society incorporated in 1897. Fifty-two Italian men founded the IFS, men from every region of Italy, holding their first meeting at 309 Main…


Dems Override Veto

Mayor Timothy Stewart attempted to veto a resolution passed by the common council regarding payments made for non-profit companies owned by the Mayor or any member of the council, but the Democrats voted it down. In an ongoing battle that…