New Britain City Journal

New Britain's Weekly Online Newspaper

Month: September 2017

Pigskin Predictions

I went 8-6 in week 2. Not too good. I am 19-10 on the season. Here are my week 4 picks. Green Bay 24, Chicago 13 – Packers should dominate New Orleans 27, Miami 17 – Saints have advantage Buffalo…

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Editor’s Note 9/28/2017

I want to thank everyone who advertised in this week’s paper. Last week we were unable to print one due to lack of ads. I am hoping that does not become a trend. Please support us. Email us at nbcityjournal@yahoo.com….

October is Fire Safety Month

One of my favorite parts of being a parent is when my kids come home from school excited about what they had learned during the day. During October—fire safety month—the excitement level is usually off the charts after firefighters visit…

Firm Hired for AW Stanley Renovations

Renovation of A.W. Stanley Park, including a new pool, paths, parking lot, basketball and baseball fields has taken another step forward. The firm of Banton Construction of North Haven was approved by the Common Council to move forward at a…

Democrats File SEEC Complaint Against Mayor

Democratic Town Chairman Bill Shortell filed a complaint to the State Elections Enforcement Commission on Wednesday (September 13) alleging use of public funds by Mayor Erin Stewart to promote her candidacy for re-election. Shortell, cited a state law barring incumbents…

City Seeks Military Veterans For Medal Ceremony

If you are a military veteran, the City if New Britain is seeking to honor you with a commemorative City of New Britain Veteran’s Commission recognition medal in honor of your service. Mayor Erin Stewart and Veteran’s Commission Chairman Peter…

Soft Recycling Coming Closer to Fruition

The firm of “So Simple Recycling” is leasing a building from the City at 33 John St. in order to have operations to recycle the City’s soft recyclables including textiles such as clothing, blankets, towels and other similar items. “This…

Car Show Gets Perfect Weather for Perfect Show

The 11th annual 2017 New Britain/TD Bank Downtown Car Show on Saturday could not have asked for a better day. The weather was warm and maybe the biggest crowd ever turned out to see vintage and antique cars line New…

Get Ready For Another Great Berlin Fair!

Start marking your calendar, because the Berlin Fair returns for its 69th year September 15th – 17th, 2017. Operated as always by the Berlin Lions Club, the 2017 edition promises to be more fun and exciting than ever. Best of…

Pigskin Predictions

I opened the season at 11-4. Was the Patriots loss shocking? I was shocked, but now at least no one can wonder if they will have a perfect season. They certainly did not look Super Bowl bound. In fact, they…