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New Britain, Connecticut is located in Hartford County. Zip codes in New Britain, CT include 06051, 06052, and 06050. The median home price in New Britain is $134,900 which is roughly $100/per square foot. More New Britain information.

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Friday Sep 12 | Business Wire

Fitch Downgrades New Britain, CT's GOs to 'BBB+'; Outlook Remains Negative

15. The bonds will advance refund certain outstanding bonds of the city and will provide upfront savings to the city. In addition Fitch downgrades to 'BBB+' from 'A+' the rating on the city's outstanding GO bonds as listed at the end of this press release.

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Friday Sep 12 | The Danbury Daily Voice

Seniors Group Endorses Elizabeth Esty for Congress

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. Members from The Alliance for Retired Americans endorsed U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty for re-election to U.S. Congress from Connecticut's 5th District during a celebration of Social Security's 79th anniversary in New Britain.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Connecticut Post

Regulatory group checks out Seaside solar panel site

The CT Siting Council and concerned citizens tour the old Seaside Park landfill, site of United Illuminating's proposed solar power generation complex, in Bridgeport, Conn. on Thursday, September 11, 2014.

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The Hartford Courant

Oktoberfest: A Taste Of Germany In New Britain

An elaborate Oktoberfest celebration is planned downtown for the Sept. 12 to 14 weekend, with live entertainment, food and children's activities.

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TwinCities

Twinsights: Twins' future in New Britain remains unclear

The 2014 season will be Mike Berardino's second as Twins beat writer for the Pioneer Press. He made it through the record cold of his first Minnesota winter by hibernating in his basement and tweeting winter-ball stats for hours at a time.

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Car and Driver

A Specialty File from the C/D Archives: ERA Cobra 427SC Tested

It's 1965. You ease down into the low-slung monster, sliding your penny loafers deep into the footwells.

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The Hartford Courant

Central Connecticut Literacy Tutors Wanted

Literacy Volunteers of Central Connecticut seeks volunteer tutors from the city, Bristol and adjoining towns to work with adult students whose first language isn't English. The training will be on English literacy skills once a week for two hours in a small group.

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The Hartford Courant

New Britain Council Rebuffs GOP Push For Trueworthy Hearing

On a party-line 7-6 vote, the council Wednesday night rejected a Republican-backed move against embattled Democratic Alderman Michael Trueworthy. The council's GOP minority wanted a hearing into whether Trueworthy's intoxicated encounters at city hall and the West Side Cafe in July were grounds to remove him from office.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Examiner.com

Connecticut's 'Little Poland' & the Revitalization of New Britain's Broad Street

In the history of urban America, the phenomena of ethnic enclaves have continually played a role in helping ease the process of assimilation for newly arrived immigrants. Often denoted by overtly ethnic designations such as 'Little Italy', 'Germantown', 'Chinatown', or the 'Emerald Mile', ethnic conclaves have traditionally been recognized as urban neighborhoods where culturally distinct communities maintain ways of life that are separate from those of the generally larger communities around them.

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The Hartford Courant

Dozynki In Bristol

The Dozynki features rides, games, Polish foods, polka bands and more. It runs from noon to 10 on Sept.

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The Hartford Courant

Enfield Roofer Fined Nearly $300K; Failed To Equip Workers With Fall Protection In New Britain

Federal authorities have fined an Enfield roofing contractor nearly $300,000 for willful safety violations at two New Britain work sites. The Gleason Roofing Co,, which has a history of serious violations, "deliberately and repeatedly" failed to use the mandated fall-protection gear for workers at the two job sites, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration said in a statement Wednesday.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Farmington Man Charged In Crash That Killed Two

A 23-year-old Farmington man faces manslaughter and other charges in connection with a January crash that killed two people on Willard Avenue. Damian Campanella of West Gate Road turned himself in to police in Newington on Sunday and was held on $100,000 bail for arraignment Monday in Superior Court in New Britain.

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Sat Sep 06, 2014

The Hartford Courant

In New Britain, A Rookie Mayor Makes Her Mark

New Britain Mayor Erin Stewart has a laugh with city councilman Carlo Carlozzi Jr. after a ground-breaking ceremony for Costco's warehouse store in New Britain on a portion of the Stanley Golf Course. The new store is expected to employ 225 people when it opens.

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TheDay.Com

Police logs - Sept. 6

Brian Crofi, 27, of 32 Morgan Court, Groton, was charged Friday with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, driving an unregistered motor vehicle and driving an uninsured motor vehicle. Hector Pinott, 30, of New Britain was charged Friday with eight counts of second-degree failure to appear in court.

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Felon's Bank Robbery Attempt, Then Suicide, Shows State Law Flaws, Senator Claims

The suicide Tuesday of a bank robbery suspect, released from prison in August 115 days early, is further evidence of the failure of a 2012 state policy that gives prisoners credit for good behavior behind bars, two Republican critics of the program said Friday. State Sen. Joseph Markley, R-16th District, and former Sen. Len Suzio , a candidate for the 13th Senate District seat he lost in 2013, asked on Friday that the early-release program be scrapped or at least reviewed.

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The Hartford Courant

New Britain Schools Invites Parents To Talk Policy

Unlike many parent-teacher organizations that often focus on fundraising, academic help and social activities, the governance councils are intended to give parents a direct voice in school policy decisions. "Research shows when you have a meaningful partnership, you achieve greater success.

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

WTNH

Stage 8 Presents: Jeff Pitchell for Oktoberfest

Musician Jeff Pitchell and East Side Restaurant Owner/Oktoberfest Rep Nick Augustino promote Oktoberfest with a live band performance in New Britain on September 13th. The artist, Pitchell will perform two original compositions with acoustic guitar and vocals.

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The Hartford Courant

Morelli Pleads Not Guilty To Manslaughter In 19-Year-Old's Fire Death

A 19-year-old who police say is responsible for a June fatal fire in Southington pleaded not guilty in Superior Court Thursday. Morelli, of Westwood Road, appeared before Judge Arthur Hadden wearing a suit.

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The Hartford Courant

Volunteers Launching Alton Brooks Scholarship Fund In New Britain

A group has organized to begin a scholarship in honor of Alton Brooks, past director of the New Britain Human Resources Agency and city's human Rrghts and opportunities office. "His ability to couple his commitment to the greater good with a gentle manner and genuine concern for people is a mantle that few can carry," the group said in a statement.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Ground Broken On New Britain Costco; Fall '15 Opening Projected

As a jumbo earthmover rumbled across the neatly manicured lawn of the Stanley Golf Course on Wednesday, city leaders declared victory in the years-long effort to bring a Costco store to the property.

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