Crews Responding to Fire at New Britain Apartment Building
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Firefighters are responding to a fire at an apartment building in New Britain. The fire is at 55 Spring St., according to the fire department. No additional information was immediately available. An NBC Connecticut crew is on the way to the scene.
'30 Americans' Display Features African American Art in New Britain
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Jean-Michel Basquiat, Kara Walker, Nick Cave and Kehinde Wiley are superstars in the American and international art worlds. Now, their work and more is on display as part of an extraordinary exhibition in New Britain. “30 Americans” opened June 17 at the New Britain Museum of American Art. It showcases the work of 30 African American artists...
Juneteenth Celebration Held in New Britain
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From the live music to the free food, an event had all the feelings of a party in New Britain on Monday. But the festivities also had a meaningful purpose. “I think it’s important we celebrate freedom. I think that is the purpose of this day is to celebrate freedom of all Americans,” said Jerrell Hargraves, New Britain human rights...
Annual Rose Garden Festival Held in New Britain
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From strawberries to roses – the New Britain Parks and Recreation Department held its ninth annual rose garden festival Saturday night. The festival took place at Walnut Hill Park. The beautiful blooms were on display as people enjoyed drinks, food trucks and live music. “It really is a hidden gem of New Britain that not a lot of people know...
To fight absenteeism, this school sorted its students into Hogwarts Houses
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All the classes at Smith Elementary School in New Britain were sorted into the four houses of Harry Potter’s Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, and the kids competed this school year for the chance to win a light-up golden…
Stoeffler claims Tolland's second straight state steeplechase title
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NEW BRITAIN — Jackson Cayward hung a 3,000 meter Steeplechase state title banner in the Tolland High gymnasium in 2021.
New Britain man indicted on charges of illegal gun possession
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A New Britain man was indicted in federal court on unlawful gun possession charges, according to federal authorities.
Somers' St. Germain captures 2,000 Meter Steeplechase title
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NEW BRITAIN — Somers High runner Rachel St. Germain had not competed in the Steeplechase for nearly an entire calendar year before stepping up to the starting line for the event at the state meet Tuesday.
New Britain Police Looking for Driver of Car That Hit Pedestrians, Including Child
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Police in New Britain are looking for the person that struck two women and a child that were crossing the street this afternoon. Officials said the accident happened in the area of Oak Street and Putnam Street. Two women in their 20s, and a child in a stroller, were hit by a mini van that was driving at a low...
Coventry's Krause finishes second at hammer throw championship
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NEW BRITAIN — Alex Krause entered the 2022 hammer throw championship as the reigning state champ in the event.
CIAC golf notebook: Ellington's Sawka Division II medalist
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HEBRON — Bradley Sawka left Stanley Golf Club in New Britain a year ago feeling like he let the Division III individual state title get away after a bogey on the 17th hole left him one stroke back of the…
Track: Tolland's Stoeffler takes two titles in Class M
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NEW BRITAIN — Tolland distance runner Luke Stoeffler had June 2 — the date of the Class M Outdoor Track and Field Championship meet — circled on his calendar since February 10, when he went winless in two events at…
Baby Among People Injured During Head-on Crash in New Britain: Police
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New Britain Police said multiple people have been taken to the hospital, including a baby, after a head-on crash. The crash happened on Wildwood Street Tuesday evening. It happened because a man was driving on the wrong side of the street. His car made “significant impact” with the front of another car, according to officials. Four people...
Class S track: St. Germain, Krause each earn two state titles
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NEW BRITAIN — If you thought Rachel St. Germain would be slowing down in her final few weeks as a runner at Somers High, think again.
Carpetbagger charge in 5th CD just diminishes the campaign
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Connecticut's 5th Congressional District, encompassing the northwest part of the state, running from Danbury north to Waterbury with eastward extensions to New Britain and Meriden, is generally considered the state's most politically competitive. So one might think that it would…
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