New Britain City Journal

New Britain's Weekly Online Newspaper

Month: December 2014

Pigskin Predictions

‘Wow’ is about the only word I can think of to describe the last few weeks of football. Teams like Philadelphia have blown some big games and teams like Seattle have finally come around. There are two big games coming…

Top 10 Events in New Britain in 2014

The New Britain City Journal is looking back at the top highlights in the City in 2014 10. Rose Garden Festival – It was the first time it was held and no one knew exactly what to expect. By the…

Community Leaders Have Many Good Wishes for 2015

Each year the New Britain City Journal asks leaders across the City and this year some from Berlin their wishes for the New Year. Following are their replies. • “My wish is that 2015 be a year filled with hopefulness…

Commentary

Editor’s Note 12/26/2014

Merry Christmas, Happy Kwanzaa, Feliz Navidad, Happy Three King’s Day, Happy Chanukah (a bit late sorry) and all the other wishes given out this time of year that I may have missed. It’s finally the time many of us look…

Book a Librarian

It’s that time of year when people get new gadgets. Let us make it painless and walk you through it. The library offers free one on one instruction or assistance with e-readers, computers, tablets and software. Book a one hour…

Warm the Children Clothes Local Kids

The charitable organization Warm the Children—which annually takes needy New Britain families out shopping to purchase warm winter clothes for kids ages 3-10—is seeking donations so that it can meet its annual goal of collecting $40,000-$45,000 to help cloth city…

Our Wishes for 2015

There were fantastic wishes from many top leaders for the coming year in this week’s edition. We also had the chance to look back at last year’s top events. While we could not get everything in, we hope we covered…

Ring in the New Year at Trinity-on-Main!

Trinity-on-Main will be hosting their annual New Year’s Eve celebration on Dec. 31st at 7 p.m. complete with buffet style dinner, dessert, cash bar, and a performance by the band, Mass-Conn-Fusion. Tickets are $30 for general admission, $50 per couple,…

NB Junior Hurricanes Wrap Up Another Successful Season

It’s been a great few months for football here in New Britain and we wrap up our football coverage for 2014 with the New Britain Junior Hurricanes, who recently took part in the American Youth Football National Championships in Kissimmee,…

The Bakery Opens its Doors on the Berlin Turnpike

The grandson of the founder of Sanremo Bakery has decided to carry on his family’s legacy with the recent opening of a bakery and pastry shop on the Berlin Turnpike. Enzo Formica, the owner of The Bakery, located at 226…