New Britain

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This Thursday will mark five years since the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut that killed 20 children and six educators. Members of Connecticut’s U.S. congressional delegation will commemorate the date this week with a call for acts of kindness.

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The City of New Britain has filed suit against manufacturers and distributors of opioid painkillers. The suit is similar to one filed by New Haven last month.

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Former Trump Presidential Campaign Chair Paul Manafort, who’s been charged with multiple crimes in a federal indictment, started his political career as a teenager in his hometown of New Britain, Connecticut.

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The New Britain Rock Cats played their last home game on Sunday. The Double A minor league baseball team will be moving to Hartford next season, where they’ll be known as the Yard Goats.

New Britain, Connecticut's minor league baseball team announced plans Wednesday to move about 15 miles north to Hartford. The move was celebrated in the capital city, which will build the team a $60 million stadium. But New Britain officials  aren’t happy about the move.