New Britain City Journal

New Britain's Weekly Online Newspaper

Month: June 2011

Feature News

Chefs and Farmers Support New Britain Schools to Stay Healthy

You can bring the people to the farms but you can’t make people eat from the farms, but on Wednesday, June 15 at the Healthy Food Fair and Chefs and Farms to School Culmination event held at New Britain High…

Feature News

Employees Donate Fans for Seniors

Each year the New Britain TRIAD seeks fans for low income seniors in need of some relief from the heat. The groups began asking for fans early this year as the weather was warm. No one donated fans for several…

Feature Recreation

Walnut Hill Rededication Planned

There is reason to celebrate in the City. Mayor Timothy Stewart, along with the New Britain Parks and Recreation and Public Works Commissions have announced the Grand Re-Opening of Walnut Hill Park will take place on Wednesday, June 29 from…

Entertainment

Freedom Day Party Celebrated at the NBMAA Last Weekend

What is considered one of the most special nights of the year for New Britainites was observed on Friday, June 17 when the New Britain Museum of American Art hosted its annual gala Juneteenth Celebration. The modern architecture of the…

Commentary

Mayoral Views – State Rep. Tim O’Brien (D)

The New Britain City Journal is asking candidates for Mayor questions every three weeks related to the City. It is our hope this will give residents time to understand their views and make a proper choice for mayor. The question…

Commentary

Mayoral Views – Alderman Mark Bernacki (R)

The New Britain City Journal is asking candidates for Mayor questions every three weeks related to the City. It is our hope this will give residents time to understand their views and make a proper choice for mayor. The question…

Commentary

Mayoral Views – Former Mayor Lucian Pawlak (D)

The New Britain City Journal is asking candidates for Mayor questions every three weeks related to the City. It is our hope this will give residents time to understand their views and make a proper choice for mayor. The question…

Health

Anti-Aging with Healthy Nutrition and Exercise

One of the most important elements to enjoying a long and youthful life is to maintain one’s fitness through good nutrition and health. Good physical fitness is important in protecting ourselves from diseases and medical conditions as we age. As…

Commentary

Editor’s Note 6/24/2011

We are so excited this week to begin our Mayoral Views on page 6. This year’s election is an important one and we want you to be informed. Three candidates agreed to answer our first question. If you have a…

Feature News

City Wins Liberty Fireworks Contest

Festivities Scheduled for July 4th New Britain took another step towards making this year’s fireworks celebration as sparkling as ever. On Wednesday it was announced New Britain won $10,000 from the Liberty Mutual Announces Bring Back the 4th Contest. “I…