Historic Berkowitz Building project in New Britain is finally completed
New Britain Herald – December 30, 2022 “The city is breathing a sigh of relief because for the last 30 years this building has been a bone of contention, it has always been on our blight list, always asked about by everybody in town, so we’re really excited and proud we’re going to see a piece of New Britain history come back to life,” Mayor Erin Stewart said.
New Britain celebrates completed renovation of historic Berkowitz Building
Hartford Business Journal – December 30, 2022 Mayor Erin Stewart and the city then sold the building to developer Doug Bromfield in 2015 for $65,000. Bromfield, city officials said, spent about $5 million renovating the building.
New Britain Local Prevention Council wins Coalition of the Year award
New Britain Herald – December 30, 2022 “The New Britain Local Prevention Council is a critical component to our NB Recovers initiative that has really become a leader in the field of youth prevention,” Mayor Erin Stewart said.
New Britain downtown surge continues: Amit Lakhotia converting old bank building into apartments, cafe, rooftop bar
Hartford Courant – December 29, 2022 “This grant will go a long way to restoring a historic building into another unique option for those looking to live downtown,” Mayor Erin Stewart said Friday.
Century-old New Britain building comes back to life
WTNH – December 28, 2022 “It just makes it incredibly attractive, especially for those who might not need a car to get around,” New Britain Mayor Erin Stewart said.
New Britain looks to 2023
New Britain Herald – December 24, 2022 “My hope for 2023 is that the City of New Britain continues on this path of growth towards a very bright future, and that all who come to live or work here continue to thrive,” said Mayor Erin Stewart.
New Britain’s Merry & Bright House Decorating Contest winners announced
New Britain Herald – December 23, 2022 After taking a ride through town, Mayor Erin Stewart announced the winners of the Merry & Bright Holiday House Decorating Contest.
New Britain to receive 170 miles of high-speed fiber internet starting next month. How much will it cost?
Hartford Courant – December 21, 2022 Even though in-person classes have long since resumed, the inequity is still an issue for children because so much of learning relies on a reliable, fast digital connection, Mayor Erin Stewart said.
Stingers Indoor Golf brings cutting-edge technology, fun atmosphere to New Britain
December 16, 2022 – New Britain Herald “This is neat and I think it’s great to have a unique recreational option in town, especially as the winter is coming,” Mayor Erin Stewart said.
Construction set to begin on fiber optic internet network in New Britain
December 16, 2022 – New Britain Herald “The city entered into this unique public-private partnership with GoNetspeed as a way to alleviate the struggles so many of our residents experienced due to the digital divide, which was exacerbated during the pandemic,” Mayor Erin Stewart said. “This project will bring an affordable high speed internet option to every resident, which is critical to the quality of life for our families and students.”
Wreaths Across America’s annual Escort to Arlington makes stop in New Britain
December 14, 2022 – New Britain Herald Mayor Erin Stewart also took to the stage to say a few words and spearheaded a few important presentations.
New Britain Mayor Erin Stewart appointed to Board of Regents for Higher Education
December 12, 2022 – New Britain Herald Mayor Erin Stewart has been appointed to the Board of Regents for Higher Education.
New Britain will once again commemorate Wreaths Across America Day this year
December 9, 2022 – New Britain Herald Among others taking part in the ceremony are Mayor Erin E. Stewart, Wreaths Across America of New Britain 2023 Honorary Chair and State Representative Donna Veach, and DAV Chapter 8 Commander Peter Scirpo.
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After long delays, New Britain fuel cell project on track to produce energy by early 2024
Hartford Courant – December 3, 2022 “The plans to develop this site continue to evolve as we respond to the environment and the realities that are around us,” Mayor Erin Stewart told business leaders and city councilmen who gathered Thursday at a former Stanley building on Curtis Street.
ERIN STEWART: Another year full of excitement, transformation comes to end in New Britain
New Britain Herald – December 2, 2022 We are in the last month of 2022, and what a year it has been! The holiday season is in full swing here, and I love how almost everywhere you go you can see decorations and lights on the homes or businesses of those getting into the Christmas spirit.
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in New Britain after Central Park tree lighting
New Britain Herald – December 2, 2022 “This is such a beautiful night to begin to celebrate Christmas,” Mayor Erin Stewart said. “I love seeing all the looks on all the kids’ faces on how excited they are to see Santa.”
New Britain kicks off first phase of fuel cell-anchored Energy & Innovation Park
Hartford Business Journal – December 2, 2022 Mayor Erin Stewart, construction officials and other project stakeholders held a ceremony at the former Stanley Works facility in New Britain Thursday morning to launch phase one of the long-awaited Energy & Innovation Park initiative that is being capped off with a new fuel cell power plant.
Number of redevelopment projects underway at Myrtle Street Corridor in New Britain
New Britain Herald – December 2, 2022 “This area used to be a thriving hub of activity for decades when Stanley Works operated out of these buildings, and while they are certainly iconic, this site has unfortunately been vacant since the early 1990s,” Mayor Erin Stewart said at the Phase I of The Energy & Innovation Park Project kick off. “We are starting to see a resurgence of the Myrtle Street Corridor and this project will play a major role in making sure that continues.”
Tree Lightings, Holiday Events Take Place Across the State
NBC CT – December 1, 2022 Hundreds of people came out to New Britain’s Central Park as it flipped the switch on its holiday tree. The 40-foot tree was lit by Mayor Erin Stewart and some helpers, who rolled in on a firetruck.
New Britain breaks ground on massive fuel cell facility
WTNH – December 1, 2022 Mayor Erin Stewart and stakeholders celebrated the first phase of one of the state’s most closely watched tech projects. City officials said it would activate a vacant plot of land and turn it into what they say is a catalyst for redevelopment.
New Britain Building to Become Energy and Data Center
NBC CT – December 1, 2022 New Britain officials broke ground on the former Stanley Black & Decker manufacturing building Thursday, which is becoming an energy and data center.
Phase I of Energy & Innovation Park Project officially begins in New Britain
New Britain Herald – December 1, 2022 “While they are certainly iconic, this site has unfortunately been vacant since the early 1990s,” Mayor Erin Stewart said. “We are starting to see a resurgence of the Myrtle Street corridor and this project will play a major role in making sure that continues.