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  1. New Britain High School Gets Sixth Principal In Five YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

    After a tumultuous half-decade, New Britain High School will get a new leader this summer when Damon Pearce takes over as principal, the school board decided Wednesday night. Pearce, a former associate principal at the school, has been working for the past four years in the Suffield school system.

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  2. New Haven Working on New Rules Regarding Dangerous DogsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | NBC Connecticut

    ... pets. "We looked at a number of different ordinances around the state, the one that stuck out really was from New Britain," said New Haven Alders Public Safety Committee Chair Gerald Antunes. Under the New Britain law, a dog or animal that has ...

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  3. Stone Steps Falling Apart One Year After RepairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NBC Connecticut

    A New Britain woman noticed the the repairs on her home's front steps were cracking and she wanted help dealing with the contractor. When Jaclyn Piscitelli bought her New Britain home in 2016, she needed to make a few improvements in order to pass inspection.

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  4. Berlin Wants To Honor All Veterans In Town HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 18 | The Hartford Courant

    The town Veterans Commission wants to create a video citing all residents who served in the nation's military. Berlin was founded in 1785 but was part of surrounding towns before its incorporation.The list would include residents who served before 1785, including the American Revolution and the earlier French and Indian War, commission chair Charles Colaresi said Monday.

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  5. Speakers Urge New Britain Graduates To Confront Wrongs, Embrace Power To Change The WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Hartford Courant

    Citing climate change, mass shootings and the deportation controversy, Manuel Rivas called on his fellow New Britain High School graduates Tuesday to start fixing society's troubles. "Racism, homophobia, Islamophobia and gender inequality - we are going out into a world that is pandemonium," Rivas, the class salutatorian, told more than 500 graduates and thousands of well-wishers at commencement.

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  6. Simsbury Free Bike Rental Program Expands Into CheshireRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Hartford Courant

    Staff at Mill Commons Apartments in Simsbury, the newest Simsbury location for Simsbury Free Bike. Simsbury Free Bike, with locations in Avon , Farmington , Simsbury, and New Britain , has expanded its program into Cheshire for its eighth season.

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  7. Man, 2 teens arrested in New Britain commuter lot purse robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 18 | WTNH

    A Massachusetts man and two New Britain teens were arrested after allegedly stealing a woman's purse in a Route 9 commuter lot on Saturday night. Connecticut State Police say that troopers responded to the commuter lot of Route 9 at exit 30 in New Britain after a woman reported that she had her purse taken off of her arm by force.

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  8. Three Nabbed After Purse Snatching At Commuter Lot, State Police SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 18 | The Westport Daily Voice

    Connecticut State Police troopers were able to track down an adult suspect and two juveniles who were allegedly involved in a purse snatching incident at a commuter lot on Route 9. Shortly before 7:45 p.m. on Sunday night, troopers from Troop H in Hartford responded to the Route 9, exit 30 commuter lot in New Britain, where a woman reported that three Hispanic men had taken her purse off her arm by force, before taking off on foot. Upon arrival at the scene, troopers spoke to the woman, who was able to provide a more detailed description of the three suspects, who were tracked down and detained by police in New Britain.

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  9. The Kids Are Hot! Hit One Of These Free Splash Pads In Greater HartfordRead the original story

    Monday Jun 18 | CTNow.com

    ... at Wolcott Park in West Hartford. (Courtesy West Hartford Parks and Recreation) The Chesley Park splash pad in New Britain is a popular summer destination for families. (Courtesy New Britain Parks and Recreation Department) Open June 23 until ...

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  10. Commentary: Still waiting for a talk with my dadRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 17 | The Brainerd Daily Dispatch

    ... status guaranteed a good-paying job. Had he lived, I would have trod in his footsteps to trade school in New Britain, Conn., mastered the Linotype typesetter and joined the International Typographical Union, the ITU. His experience in the economy of ...

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  11. Danbury's Bordoy remains undefeated with sixth-round knockoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 16 | News Times

    ... and final round over Jaime Solorio of San Quinton, Mexico. In the first bout of the night, Nathan Martinez of New Britain won his professional debut by unanimous decision over Henry Garcia of New Bedford, Mass., in a four-round, featherweight fight. ...

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  12. Portuguese Club Of Hartford Enjoys World Cup Viewing Party In New BritainRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 15 | The Hartford Courant

    Casa do Benfica is an inconspicuous building. It's tucked down Charles Street in New Britain , shadowed by a Dunkin' Donuts and across from Nutmeg Auto Body.

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  13. Paul Manafort is in the klink. It's OK to be pleasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 16 | Los Angeles Times

    ... Russe. He has consorted with some of the worst dictators the world has ever seen. The son of the mayor of New Britain, Conn., Manafort moved to Washington in the late 1960s to attend Georgetown University. In 1980, along with fellow Young ...

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  14. Norwalk woman charged with stealing $8K in unemployment benefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 16 | Connecticut Post

    ... compensation fraud. She was released on a $10,000 non-surety bond, and was given a court date of June 20 in New Britain Superior Court. First-degree larceny by defrauding a public community is Class B felony with a punishment of no less than one ...

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  15. Swierbut, Nichols highlight locals headed to outdoor track...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 15 | Connecticut Post

    Newtown's Carly Swierbut crosses the finish line to win the girls 400 meters at the CIAC Track & Field Championships in New Britain, Conn. on Monday, June 4, 2018.

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  16. Paul Manafort's Lavish Political Fairytale Ends in Jail TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 15 | The New York Observer

    ... touting his role within the Trump campaign as a means to curry favor. Born in the working class city of New Britain, Connecticut, Manafort used his lobbying practice to catapult him into an international powerbroker. After meeting the arms dealer ...

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  17. A Celebration: New Britain's Rose Garden FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 15 | The Hartford Courant

    ... Friends organization maintains it with private donations. "It's just an incredible night spent in the city of New Britain. It's a great showcase of all that New Britain has to offer," Stewart said. With Stanley Black & Decker as lead sponsor, the ...

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  18. 'Band's Visit' Tonys Add To 'A Miracle...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 13 | CTNow.com

    Tony Shalhoub and Katrina Lenk in "The Band's Visit." The Broadway musical won 10 Tony awards on June 10. Thomas Perakos, who grew up in New Britain, was a key early investor in the show.

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  19. New Britain YWCA Opens East Side CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 14 | The Hartford Courant

    The YWCA of New Britain launches its YWCA East Side Community Center. This is the second New Britain location for the Y and will provide programs for teenagers, transition sessions for those going to high school, summer jobs connections and more.

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  20. Stanley Black & Decker: New Britain Fuel Cell Project Will Be 'Transformational'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 14 | The Hartford Courant

    With fresh support from the state, the proposed fuel cell energy park in a vacant industrial complex will help develop a fresh identity for New Britain , Stanley Black & Decker said Thursday. "Not too far from here, almost exactly 175 years ago, Frederick Stanley founded the Stanley Works, and it really transformed New Britain in a positive way," company spokesman Tim Perra told reporters at a vacant Stanley factory building Thursday.

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