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  • New Britain Summer Theater Camp Features "The Little Mermaid"

    NEW BRITAIN - The city's theater camp offers young peope a chance to perform in The Little Mermaid this summer. Beginning June 30, members of the Downtown Players will engage in show rehearsals, theater workshops and recreational activities as they...
  • Berlin Word Watcher Wins Challenge With Eight Homograms

    A few weeks ago, I mentioned that Mark Friden of Cranberry Lake, N.Y., had invented a new category of words he calls "homograms" — words that not only sound alike (homophones) but that are also anagrams (words containing the same letters). As...
  • New Britain's 'Nuts & Bolts' Exhibit

    NEW BRITAIN - The "Nuts & Bolts: Stories From New Britain Manufacturing" exhibit has been extended to Sept. 10, the New Britain Industrial Museum announced. Located in the Downtown District Visitors’ gallery at 66 W. Main St., the exhibit is a...
  • New Britain Museum Gets $250,000 Toward Expansion Project

    NEW BRITAIN - More than $300,000 in grants were recently awarded by the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain, including $250,000 for a museum expansion.     The money supports non-profit programs and organizations serving Berlin, New Britain,...
  • Key Vacancies in Bristol, New Britain Races

    As both parties maneuver for advantage in the General Assembly in the November elections, the New Britain and Bristol ballots have two key vacancies. The Democratic candidate in Senate District 31 and the Republican in Senate District 6 are out of the...
  • Auto Shop Owner Sues Pratt, Ex-Landlord, Blames Them For Exposure To Chemicals In Workplace

    The operator of an automotive shop in Rocky Hill is suing his former landlord and the building's previous owner, Pratt & Whitney, alleging that they failed to warn him about harmful chemicals that caused serious medical issues for him and his workers....
  • Frontier, AT&T Union Reach Deal, Ending Feud As Hearings Start

    Less than two months ago, the situation was dire between Frontier Communications and the Connecticut union representing 2,200 AT&T workers who would join Frontier after a proposed merger. On May 2, negotiators for the Communications Workers of America,...
  • New Britain GOP To Meet July 8

    NEW BRITAIN - The Republican Town Committee will hold its monthly meeting on July 8. Both political parties are preparing for the November elections, where the city's state representatives and state senator will be chosen. The GOP's meeting is...
  • Committee To Discuss Authorizing New Britain Ukrainian Festival

    NEW BRITAIN - The city council's committee on licenses will meet next week to discuss issuing a license for the ninth annual New Britain Ukrainian Festival in the fall. The St. Josaphat Ukrainian church wants to conduct the festival Sept. 20 at the...
  • 'Spectrum of Kindness' Debuts on Autism Awareness Day

    'Spectrum of Kindness' Debuts on Autism Awareness Day
    Today, at the State Capitol's Autism Awareness Day ceremony, the Hospital for Special Care, located in New Britain, debuted a new online resource called the Spectrum of Kindness (www.spectrumofkindness.org). "It's an opportunity for families to share...
  • CONCORA Maestro Coffey Taking Final Bow

    Forty years ago, the leaders of the South Congregational First Baptist Church in New Britain were looking for new ways to reach out to the community. The bright young minister of music had an idea — how about a professional concert choir? He offered...
  • Ousted Democratic Mayor Given State Job With No Competitive Process

     Ousted Democratic Mayor Given State Job With No Competitive Process
    Many hardworking, qualified people can't land a full-time job in this discouraging economy — despite months or years of applications and interviews — and they end up piecing together part-time jobs to make ends meet. And then there's...