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William McCrann joined the New Britain Fire Department at the end of 1968, and has been on the job ever since. On Monday, 71-year-old McCrann... [Read More]
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New Britain police Lt. Jeanette Portalatin officially became captain on Thursday, the first female to hold that rank in the agency's 147-year history. [Read More]
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Opponents are stepping up their campaign to stop Tilcon from turning New Britain-owned watershed land into a gravel mine. [Read More]
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The mother of a teenage New Britain girl is suing the school system, claiming administrators did nothing to protect her daughter from being bullied at... [Read More]
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After a hefty bump in 2016, Bristol's tax base crept up a paltry 0.16 percent last year. [Read More]
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A revaluation led New Britain's tax base to a nearly 6.3 percent increase, the city reported Wednesday. [Read More]
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AFSCME officials and members on Thursday commemorated the 50th anniversary of the deaths of two black Memphis trash workers killed by a malfunctioning garbage truck.... [Read More]
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After getting no increase last year, New Britain's school system wants an additional $4.7 million in its next budget. [Read More]
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Just a few months into her third term as New Britain's mayor, Erin Stewart announced Monday morning that she's a candidate for governor. [Read More]
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Mayor Erin Stewart of New Britain will take to Facebook Live on Monday morning to declare whether she's running for governor or perhaps another statewide... [Read More]
Democrats on New Britain's common council made clear Thursday night that the Republican mayor will need their help to pass any debt restructuring plan. They... [Read More]
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New Britain Mayor Erin Stewart will try again Thursday night to push through a refinancing plan for more than $100 million in long-term debt. But... [Read More]
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Caroline Johnson, widow of New Britain firefighter Scott Johnson, will attend President Donald Trump's State Of The Union speech next week in Washington, D.C., as... [Read More]
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Stanley Black & Decker is on track to demolish its long-abandoned manufacturing plants on New Britain's Myrtle Street and nearby. [Read More]
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Lt. Jeanette Portalatin next month will become the first female captain in the history of New Britain's police department. [Read More]
Mayor Erin Stewart's plan to restructure up to $115 million of New Britain's long-term debt has set off a partisan battle in city government. [Read More]
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A man wrongly imprisoned for 27 years is doing something unexpected with his $450,000 settlement from the state of Massachusetts: Opening a smoothie shop and... [Read More]
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An Army veteran says an MRI revealed that a surgeon had left a scalpel in his abdomen 4 years earlier. [Read More]
Tags: HARTFORD - Talk - Doctor
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A woman was charged with driving while intoxicated after she drove the wrong way on I-95 in Darien and then hit a police cruiser. [Read More]
Tags: I-95 - Darien - Police
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An Army veteran says an MRI revealed that a surgeon had left a scalpel in his abdomen four years earlier. Glenford Turner, 61, of Bridgeport,... [Read More]
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