News / October 9, 2019 Community Development Block Grant Funds Daily Bread Food Pantry’s Reconfiguration Project

By Tribuna Staff

Daily Bread Food Pantry (DBFP), a Danbury non-profit organization that provides food free-of charge to low- and moderate-income families in need, is thrilled to announce that work has begun on a comprehensive reconfiguration of its interior space. This project is funded by a Community Development Block Grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban...

Community In Focus, News / October 9, 2019 School, City, Community Turn Pembroke Playground Dream into Reality

By Tribuna Staff

The ribbon has been cut. The new playground at Pembroke School is ready for play. The nearly $270,000 project is near completion after more than a year of tremendous effort and planning by school faculty — and donations from the City of Danbury, local businesses, neighboring communities and students. Pembroke principal, Dr. Sharon Epple, and Leigh Viviano, a former special education teacher...

Columns, Community In Focus, News / October 9, 2019 Ventura Law Welcomes New Of-Counsel Attorney Michael Corsello

By Tribuna Staff

Long-time Norwalk attorney, Michael Corsello, is joining Ventura Law. Ventura Law has provided its clients with compassionate legal service and a strong voice in the legal process since 1957, with four offices in Connecticut and one in New York City. It is a full-service practice, serving clients who have been injured in cases ranging from...

Community Development Block Grant Funds Daily Bread Food Pantry’s Reconfiguration Project

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Community Development Block Grant Funds Daily Bread Food Pantry’s Reconfiguration Project

By Tribuna Staff

Daily Bread Food Pantry (DBFP), a Danbury non-profit organization that provides food free-of charge to low- and moderate-income families in need, is thrilled to announce that work has begun on a comprehensive reconfiguration of its interior space. This project is funded by a Community Development Block Grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban…

School, City, Community Turn Pembroke Playground Dream into Reality

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School, City, Community Turn Pembroke Playground Dream into Reality

By Tribuna Staff

The ribbon has been cut. The new playground at Pembroke School is ready for play. The nearly $270,000 project is near completion after more than a year of tremendous effort and planning by school faculty — and donations from the City of Danbury, local businesses, neighboring communities and students. Pembroke principal, Dr. Sharon Epple, and Leigh Viviano, a former special education teacher…

Ventura Law Welcomes New Of-Counsel Attorney Michael Corsello

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Ventura Law Welcomes New Of-Counsel Attorney Michael Corsello

By Tribuna Staff

Long-time Norwalk attorney, Michael Corsello, is joining Ventura Law. Ventura Law has provided its clients with compassionate legal service and a strong voice in the legal process since 1957, with four offices in Connecticut and one in New York City. It is a full-service practice, serving clients who have been injured in cases ranging from…

Local Entrepreneurs Recognized for Their Community Support and Commitment

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Local Entrepreneurs Recognized for Their Community Support and Commitment

By Angela Barbosa

Known as a multifaceted mosaic of cultures, the city of Danbury is home to a diverse community and a hub for businesses that offer a gastronomic taste from all over the world. On September 07, two local restaurant owners were recognized during the celebration of Brazil’s Independence Day at Danbury City Hall, for their support and…

Five Things to Know About Impeachment

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Five Things to Know About Impeachment

By Ana Radel / CTMirror.org

Washington –  Calls for impeachment of the president, once limited to a vocal minority in the U.S. House,  proliferated with the allegation that Donald Trump improperly solicited the help of a foreign leader, Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky, to “look into” unsubstantiated allegations of wrongdoing by former Vice President Joe Biden, who is seeking the Democratic…

October’s Regressive Grocery Tax

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October’s Regressive Grocery Tax

By Themis Klarides

Everything from bagels to Popsicles to rotisserie chicken will be subject to confusing “meal tax” On October 1, shoppers will be paying a 7.35 percent tax on some groceries, but not others. In the latest budget, the tax exemption for groceries was quietly altered. When some Democrats proposed raising the tax by one percent on…

Sixth Annual American Dream Awards Provides $35,000 in Scholarships and Awards

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Sixth Annual American Dream Awards Provides $35,000 in Scholarships and Awards

By Tribuna Staff

The Sixth Annual American Dream Awards Gala, hosted by The New American Dream Foundation, Inc. (TNADF), a 501(c)(3) organization, was held last Saturday, September 21, at the Amber Room Colonnade, with nearly 400 guests and award winners in attendance. Mayor Mark Boughton and TNADF’s Vice-President, Emanuela Palmares, were the co-masters of ceremonies for the evening,…

Access Health CT Revamps the In-Person Help to Reach Communities in Need of Health Insurance

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Access Health CT Revamps the In-Person Help to Reach Communities in Need of Health Insurance

By Tribuna Staff

Choosing a health insurance plan that works for you can be complicated, but Connecticut residents can get free help from Access Health CT (AHCT) to better understand their options. About Access Health CT Access Health CT offers individuals, families and small businesses the opportunity to shop, compare and enroll in quality health insurance plans from…

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