New Britain City Journal

New Britain's Weekly Online Newspaper

Month: November 2018

Fifty Years Later Leo A. Milewski Park, Roundabout Rededicated

Mayor Erin Stewart unveiled a new roundabout and rededicated the Leo Milewski Park on Columbus Blvd. on Oct. 29, which signaled the end of the fourth phase of the “Complete Street Masterplan.” “I’m so happy to rededicate the park and…

NBHS Football Eyes State Playoff Berth

By Bob Mayer New Britain City Journal The New Britain Hurricanes football team rolled through its first four games, outscoring their opponents 164-33. But then came a game that definitely gained them more respect throughout the state. New Britain led…

NB Firefighter, Coast Guard Chief Scott Johnson’s Widow Keeps Fighting

By Bob Mayer New Britain City Journal Veterans Day started as a remembrance of the end of World War I on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month. It has turned into and been legislated into…

East Side continues to be a destination restaurant making memories for customers

By Bob Mayer New Bitain City Journal What makes an Italian from Alabama think he can run a German restaurant in a Spanish neighborhood? If you have ever met Nick Augustino, who owns East Side Restaurant on Dwight St. in…

Editor Emeritus’ Note by Robin Vinci

It was an amazing Halloween Trick or Treat Safe Zone last week. I have never seen so many people downtown. I estimate over 10,000. This event just continues to grow. There were people everywhere and lines were long for candy….