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New Britain
New Britain
Connecticut
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New Britain is a city in Hartford County, Connecticut, United States. It is located approximately 9 miles (14 km) southwest of Hartford. According to 2010 Census, the population of the city is 73,206. Among the southernmost of the communities encompassed within the Hartford-Springfield Knowledge Corridor metropolitan region, New Britain is home to Central Connecticut State University and Charter Oak State College. The city's official nickname is the "Hardware City" because of its history as a manufacturing center and as the headquarters of Stanley Black & Decker. Because of its large Polish population, the city is often playfully referred to as "New Britski."

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its a friendly environment that helps each other.
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Many assisted living and senior housing facilities, Senior center, senior activities, and events, local McDonalds has senior social gathering every Wednesday, with band dancing, and refreshments
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Plenty of senior housing, Senior center and senior activities. Wednesdays are senior night at local McDonalds, complete with a band and dancing
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plenty of senior housing, and ride services ( thankfully I have yet found the need for either, but good to know they're available)
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Wish there was less crime. Good transportation.

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How did Connecticut earn the grade of D? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Connecticut has a state sales tax of 6.35%. Of particular interest is that Connecticut does have taxes on social security. There are estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. Connecticut has an effective property tax rate of 2.02%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Connecticut earned its state tax grade of D.

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