New Britain City Journal

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Month: November 2015

Pigskin Predictions

I was 10-6 last week including Thursday games. Overall I am 113-52. I learned a lot last week and despite the excitement I don’t think two teams will finish the season undefeated. Probably not even one. There is a little…

Back East CrossFit Opens

Back East CrossFit, 598 Deming Road in Berlin, opened its doors last month and is bringing fitness, confidence and community to its customers. “It is fitness for everyone,” said Jeff Capizzi, owner/head coach and programmer at Back East. “Everything is…

Pigskin Predictions

I went 7-7 last week. I am never happy unless I have a winning record. Overall I am 103-46. Always room for improvement. My Patriots pulled out the victory over the Giants. I hope we don’t have to see them…

Annual Powder Puff Football Game Coming Monday

For the 7th year New Britain will play it’s Annual Powder Puff Football game. On Monday the New Britain High School girls will take on Southington at Veteran’s Stadium at 6:30 p.m. Janice and Carlos Pina started the sport at…

A Perfect Solution

Nothing is ever perfect, however, the compromise made at Monday’s Board of Education meeting appears to be as close to perfect as possible. The board’s decision to keep Sharon Beloin Saavedra as president for one more year and then Nicholas…

Commentary

Editor’s Note 11/20/15

I was so happy to see a compromise on the board of education. If only more boards could compromise it would be nice. This turned into a very good thing. I look forward to seeing what can be accomplished in…

American Savings Foundation Hires Two New Staff

The future is taking shape at the offices of the American Savings Foundation with the announcement that it has hired two new staff members. Cierra Stancil is the new associate program officer and Maryellen Milio is the new operations manager….

Compromise Made

BOE Members’ Move Unprecedented A last minute compromise brought loud applause from a crowd of close to 200 people at the Board of Education meeting Monday night. The board had reached an agreement that Sharon Beloin-Saavedra will remain as President…

Shop NB this Holiday

It’s almost time to start holiday shopping and stores from New Britain are waiting for you to pick up their newest products. If you are looking for Black Friday specials the newest big store in New Britain – Costco, on…

First New Council Meeting Approves Various Positions

The new Republican majority Common Council held its first meeting last Thursday naming a new Mayor Pro Tempore among other leadership positions. “Welcome everyone and congratulations to all of you,” Mayor Erin Stewart told the Council. Jamie Giantonio was then…