Hoards of people protested outside New Britain town hall last night around the time of the Common Council Meeting. The ones that made it into the overly packed meeting voiced their opposing opinions to Mayor Tim O’Brien of his newly placed ordinances.
In a moment of noise clouded haste, the New Britain common council passed the “Hot Spot” ordinance Thursday night without any debate from the council.
CCSU Police Officer Phillip Billings pulled over a suspect alleged to be responsible for armed robberies in Hartford and West Hartford.
The introduction of Chris Donovan at an event in New Britain’s Franklin Square Park on Saturday could have gone better.
The New Britain-Hartford busway project has moved from the planning stage and will begin the permitting process.
“Project Main Street: The New Britain-Hartford Busway” is the final project of CCSU journalism students in John Dankosky’s “Story in Sound” class. This thirty minute program, split into three parts, includes reporting from Vanessa Johnson, Jamie Horton, Graig Hargraves, Liz Walczok, Sarah Bogues, Matthew Clyburn and Barbara Gagne. Click to listen: Busway Class Final Part […]
New Britain resident Mariano Cardoso had been facing the threat of deportation for the better part of 2011.
Last week, the Department of Homeland Security granted the 23-year-old Capital Community College student a stay of deportation, a result that likely wouldn’t have been achieved without the support Cardoso received from Governor Dannel Malloy, state senators and the local community, including the CCSU chapter of the Latin American Student Organization.
Homeowners around CCSU told committee members at Monday’s Town and Gown meeting that the partying situation has improved around campus and the effort should continue as new students move into the area in the fall.
Jonathan Pohl, Alcohol and Other Drug Education Coordinator, said the number of parties has decreased, as have the number of students who receive multiple violations.
Main Street, New Britain is not the bustling byway that most Americans envision of a small New England city.
Storefronts and buildings are in disrepair and a large number of homeless people wander the streets.
Still, one tribute to a bygone era remains, reminding locals of how a great hot dog can bring the people of this fragile community together.
Governor Dannel Malloy made an appearance in New Britain last Tuesday for the fifteenth of 17 town hall-style meetings with the public.
Malloy hoped to gather views and opinions from the public that might improve his plan that calls for $1.5 billion in tax increases, but said that none were innovative enough to solve the projected deficit of more than $3 billion.