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Tradition and Heritage Key to Italian Fraternal Society

“La Fratellanza” (Brotherhood), is a theme the Italian Fraternal Society (IFS) has been living by since the society incorporated in 1897. Fifty-two Italian men founded the IFS, men from every region of Italy, holding their first meeting at 309 Main…

News

Dems Override Veto

Mayor Timothy Stewart attempted to veto a resolution passed by the common council regarding payments made for non-profit companies owned by the Mayor or any member of the council, but the Democrats voted it down. In an ongoing battle that…

News

Pothole Repairs Ongoing

A horrid winter has made fixing potholes a daunting task for the public works department. “The worse the winter the more difficult it is to permanently repair a pothole,” said Mark Moriarty, public work director. “Five years ago we began…

News

Health Magnet School in City?

The City is looking at the possibility of making the present “Health Academy” a Connecticut Education Regional Council (CREC) Inter District Magnet School. CREC currently operates a Medical Professions and Teacher Preparation Academy in Windsor. It is a temporary location…

News

United Way Receives Grants to Support Income Tax Assistance

United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut has received a $30,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation and $12,500 from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation to support local Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) sites in several local cities and towns,…

Commentary

Editor’s Note 3/18/2011

Everyday the news from Japan seems to get worse. Each disaster from the earthquake to the tsunami to the nuclear power plant is more and more dangerous. How much more can these poor people take? When we all complain about…

News

City Accepting Applications for Small Home Repairs

Mayor Timothy T. Stewart and the Commission on Persons with Disabilities have announced they are currently accepting referrals for small home repairs completed at no charge by a group of high school and college students. This summer will mark the…

Entertainment

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny

After not holding an Easter event last year, residents flocked to the Stanley Golf Course March 12 to get their chance to visit the Easter Bunny and take part in a number of activities. The New Britain Parks and Recreation…

Recreation

Stanley Golf Course Opens

The Stanley Municipal Golf Course officially opened for the 2011 season on Thursday, March 17 at 11 a.m. Mayor Timothy T. Stewart hit the first ball, followed by Chairman Jamie Giantonio and Vice Chairman Paul Shaker Sr. Stanley Golf Course…

News

Two Democrats Seek Endorsement for Mayor

New Britain Democrats Alderman Paul Catanzaro and State Rep. Tim O’Brien (D-24) have announced their intentions to run for mayor. “I’m running for Mayor because New Britain is where I was born, raised and lived all my life. I love…