New Britain City Journal

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Month: December 2015

Law Enforcement Summit

The annual “Law Enforcement Summit” of the Connecticut Department of Transportation’s Highway Safety Division was held at Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard in Bridgeport on Thursday Dec. 3. At this summit, the Highway Safety Division announces the winners of…

Pigskin Predictions

I went 13-3 last week to put my overall record at 153-72. My Patriots looked awesome. Carolina won a game that I thought they might lose. There were no major upsets. Teams are falling into place. It won’t be long…

DIY Glitter Tape!

This is the perfect time of year for cards! With all the holidays, celebrations and winter birthdays and the continuing offer to come make a free card a day at Scraptivity for a Veteran you could become a card master…

Commentary

Editor’s Note 12/25/2015

I want to take the opportunity to wish everyone Merry Christmas, Happy Kwanzaa and Happy New Year. Whatever you celebrate, I hope it’s happy. This is the last paper of the year. Our next one is in January. Where has…

In with the New but Always the Old

It’s that time of year when folks start looking forward to the New Year – a time of renewal, a time to wipe the board clean and start afresh. Maybe try something different. We look forward to what the New…

Planning for a Child with Special Needs

Americans are living longer than they did in years past, including those with disabilities. According to one count, 730,000 people with developmental disabilities living with caregivers who are 60 or older. This figure does not include adult children with other…

Top 10 New Britain Events for 2015

The New Britain City Journal is looking back at the Top 10 events that happened in New Britain in 2015. 10. SOLAR ARRAY On Aug. 4 a new 780 kilowatt solar array at the Shuttle Meadow Reservoir water filtration plant,…

Board of Ed Earns Leadership Award

The New Britain school board was recently honored with a Board of Education Leadership Award from the Connecticut Association of Boards of Education (CABE). This is the second year in a row New Britain has earned a Level I –…

“The Bakery” Opens on Farmington Ave.

When The Bakery opened for a test run this weekend ahead of its grand opening on Dec. 15, owner Enzo Formica was shocked. “We opened on Friday and this weekend was nuts,” Formica said. “I am really excited that when…

Pigskin Predictions

I went 10-6 last week putting me at 140-69 for the year. I missed a few I look back at that seemed easy. I was glad to see my Patriots look good again. Carolina continues to roll, but Cincinnati will…