New Britain City Journal

New Britain's Weekly Online Newspaper

Month: September 2018

Pigskin Predictions

I was 9-6-1 in Week 1 and here we are in Week 3. I learned a lot about the teams in 2018. Looks to be an interesting year. NY Jets 23. Cleveland Browns 24 – Browns are not half bad…

Editor’s Note 9/20/2018

Fall certainly has arrived with cooler weather, changing leaves (yes I have seem some) and shorter days. I do miss the sun being out at 8 p.m. I hate going out in the dark. It just feels so dreary. In…

Survey: Family Drama Causes Estate Issues

Families face a variety of estate planning challenges, and family drama may be chief among them. In fact, 44 percent of planning professionals say family conflict is the biggest threat to estate planning this year, followed by tax reform (25…

A Grand Event for our Grand Historic Buildings

Literary Libations, Vol. V was a tremendous success with a great attendance of supporters last Friday. It was an evening of good music, food and interesting conversations with 15 local authors on the beautiful campus of CCSU. Many of the…

A Great Beginning!

Christmas in September… or at least it felt that way! In spite of the heat and humidity of the evening, spirits were running high and joyous as members of the Sacred Heart School Family gathered for an Open House, Meeting…

Available Business Space in City Dwindling

If you are thinking about owning a business in New Britain, you might want to do it fast, as space is filling up quickly. “Right now there is a lack of industrial space,” said Bill Carroll, economic development director. “On…

12th Annual Downtown New Britain/TD Bank Car Show on September 22

The New Britain Downtown District (NBDD) is sponsoring the 12th annual 2018 New Britain/TD Bank Downtown Car Show on Saturday, September 22 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. The show will be in memory of New Britain Downtown District Commissioner,…

ALNB Presents “Un Año después de Maria” Puerto Rico–Before and After Maria

The Art League of New Britain at 30 Cedar Street (rear) in New Britain, will present “Un Año después de Maria” Puerto Rico–Before and After Maria: an exhibit commemorating Puerto Rico and the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Maria. There will…

Pigskin Predictions

The NFL is ready to begin and my picks for the week are ready. But, I want to start off with my Superbowl prediction. I believe it will be Houston against Minnesota in the Superbowl. I will take Minnesota to…

New Business Opens on West Main St.

Mayor Erin Stewart, Economic Development Director Bill Carroll, and owner Jesus Ruiz held a ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the recent opening of J’s Auto Sales & Repair on West Main Street in New Britain on Aug. 29. Jesus Ruiz,…