New Britain, CT

Happening in New Britain Jun 27th to Jul 3rd

New Britain city meetings and community events coming up during the week of Monday, June 27, 2022 to Sunday, July 3rd, include…. Editor’s note: If you would like to submit an event for inclusion in the New Britain Progressive weekly events articles, or would like to update something already listed, here, feel free to email information on the event to NBHS home games are as available on the CIAC website as of 6/24/2022. With changes that may occur because of weather, the COVID-19 pandemic or other reasons, it is recommended to contact the event organizers to determine any cancellations or changes.
Picture for Happening in New Britain Jun 27th to Jul 3rd
Eyewitness News

Travelers facing flight delays and cancelations

WINDSOR LOCKS, CT (WFSB) - The summer vacation season is in full swing, but travelers are facing some serious roadblocks. Everything from flight delays, high gas prices, and rising inflation. It depends on where you are going and perhaps more importantly how you’re getting there but you will face challenges...

Hartford infant, Waterbury toddler join a growing number of young children victimized by gun violence

In just one week, the lives of two young children were struck by gun violence in Connecticut. A 2-year-old was hit by a bullet while bouncing in a baby walker in his home, and an infant was snuggled against his mother’s chest when bullets narrowly missed him. The 4-month-old boy was strapped into a carrier worn by his mother Christina Dang when she was shot outside her home in Hartford last ...
NBC Connecticut

Multiple People Displaced, Pet Rescued After House Fire in Avon

Multiple people are displaced and a pet was rescued after a house fire in Avon late Sunday night. Fire officials said emergency crews were called to a home on Secret Lake Road around 11:30 p.m. after getting a report of smoke. A police officer arrived first and reported smoke showing....
Eyewitness News

One killed in overnight crash on I-91

WALLINGFORD, Conn. (WFSB) - One person was killed in a single-car crash overnight on Interstate 91. According to police, troopers were called to the scene around 2:12 a.m. in the area of exit 13 on the southbound side of the highway. Troopers reported entrapment and the local fire department and...

Get to Know Your Orange: #51, OL Anthony Red

2021 stats: Played in two games against Ohio and Albany. 2022 projections: Red got some time early season last year. It wouldn’t surprise me to see him work his way into the two-deep again this season. We’ll see where he develops under Coach Schmidt, but there was a lot of promise when he signed with the Syracuse Orange.

Sharkey: Time For State Government To Think Big

If Brendan Sharkey has a say, then the state government will be going bigger for towns and cities over the coming years. The former speaker of the State House of Representatives from Hamden made that pitch on the ​“Municipal Voice”, a co-production of the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities and WNHH 103.5 FM. He came on the program to discuss the Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations, or ACIR for short, and the role he’d like them to play as chair. He was recently appointed to that chair position by Gov. Ned Lamont.
NBC Connecticut

Fatal Crash on I-91 South in Wallingford Under Investigation

A fatal crash that closed Interstate 91 south in Wallingford for hours on Monday morning is under investigation. State police were called to a one-car crash on I-91 south near exit 13 around 2:12 a.m. Authorities said entrapment was reported and the local fire department and EMS were called to...
Journal Inquirer

How many bears does each town in Connecticut want?

When will Connecticut take the hint it long has been getting from its increasing population of bears, a hint that was reiterated two weeks ago when one repeatedly tried to break into houses in the Canton area, getting into at least one of them before being euthanized by environmental police?

Two Granby churches reunite after 150 years apart. They did it in a ‘very careful, thoughtful and strategic way.’

After 150 years of separation, two congregations in Granby are coming back together to counter diminishing church attendance and financial resources in Connecticut’s changing religious landscape. The parishioners of First Congregational Church and South Congregational Church in Granby are careful not to refer to their move as a merger. They call it a reunion. About 100 First Church members and ...

Connecticut farmers' markets: There is one near you!

In the last decade there has been a healthy “growing” in the number of farmers’ markets throughout the region. Across the country, throughout New England and here in The Last Green Valley, the number and variety of farmers’ markets is a wonderful addition to our source of healthy food.

Meal House: bartaco's Tajin-spiced baby zucchini taco

CONNECTICUT, USA — West Hartford's bartaco shares with us a delicious recipe for Tajin-spiced baby zucchini tacos!. The restaurant is inspired by the beach culture of Brazil, Uruguay, and Southern California with their menu reflecting those rich and diverse cultural dishes. They describe themselves as "upscale street food" with a coastal vibe.