New Britain awarded funding to revitalize blighted properties

November 21, 2017

The New Britain legislative delegation touted efforts to spur economic development and combat the city's blighted properties through the approval of $1.7 million in funding to assess or redevelop its brownfield sites.

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New Britain lawmakers laud bipartisan budget

October 26, 2017

Members of the New Britain legislative delegation praised the passage of a bipartisan budget that will close a projected $3.5 billion deficit over the next biennium. Included in this budget is $42 million in funding for the Smalley Academy school construction project.

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Lawmakers announce approval of funding for new Columbus Commons housing construction

April 27, 2017

Members of the New Britain legislative delegation announce the approval of funding for a mixed-use property in the vacant lot that used to hold New Britain's old police station. The new building, which will be called "Columbus Commons," will include commercial space for retail, office space and restaurants, along with 80 new housing units.

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New Britain Recieves Art Grants

July 15, 2016

The Department of Economic & Community Development awarded a $8,000 grant to Cuantro Puntos and a $5,144 grant to the New Britain Youth Theatre. These two organizations play a vital role in promoting the arts in the community and enriching each citizen’s life. I am proud that their influence has been recognized and I will continue to support the arts in the future.

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