New Britain City Journal

New Britain's Weekly Online Newspaper

Month: September 2015

Pigskin Predictions

I finished 10-6 last week, but I could have done much better. I am 21-11 for the year. My Indianapolis Colts pick so far to win the Superbowl is not going so well. They will drop out of my power…

NBHS Football Loses Heartbreaker

Football is a game of inches as the New Britain Golden Hurricanes suffered their first loss of the season last Friday night against the East Hartford Hornets. The Hornets grabbed the momentum in one play, with less than four minutes…

Commentary

Editor’s Note 9/25/2015

The New Britain City Journal does not regularly cover the passing of residents. It would be with great amiss however, if we did not write something on Angelo Tomasso, Jr. He left the earth on Friday and it hit many…

City Hits it Out Of the Park

When the announcement was made that the Rock Cats would be in Hartford last year, many residents heads dropped. It was a sad day as fear hit that our stadium would be empty. But, on Wednesday night all those fears…

Selfies Needed!

If you haven’t heard yet, we are celebrating National Library Card Sign-up Month at the library and we want your selfie! Send us a selfie of you and your New Britain Public Library card to nbplwebmaster@nbpl.info by Saturday, October 3….

Annual Downtown New Britain Car Show September 26

The New Britain Downtown District is sponsoring the 9th annual 2015 New Britain Downtown Car Show on Saturday, September 26 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. The show will take place at Central Park, near 27 West Main Street, in…

Grand Slam!

  Council Approves New Baseball Team The Common Council Wednesday night approved a tentative lease of New Britain Stadium that was negotiated by Mayor Erin E. Stewart and signed on Monday by the Mayor and Frank Boulton, founder of the…

Call Me Angelo

Council Honors Tomasso The Common Council gave tearful memories of Angelo Tomasso Jr. during its meeting Wednesday night. Tomasso, 90, a leader in this City passed away unexpectedly Monday following a short illness. He began his career in the construction…

Sons of Italy Has New Location, Seeking New Members

The Angelo Tomasso Sr. Lodge No. 2165, Order Sons of Italy in America (OSIA), is meeting in a new location and is seeking men and women of Italian heritage to join its ranks. The local group, which donates regularly to…

Third “COIN” Program Winner

The consistent, effective invThe COIN program (Community Officer Investment Network), aims to reward and recognize members of the community who have made significant contributions to an incident that might not have been resolved successfully without the citizen’s participation. The COIN…