Health / March 27, 2017 Doctors: Climate Change is Already Making America’s Kids Sicker

By Honora Montano - New America Media

A coalition of medical organizations representing over half of American physicians launched a campaign yesterday to alert policymakers and the public to the dangers climate change presents to public health. “Doctors in every part of our country see that climate change is making Americans sicker,” says Dr. Mona Sarfaty in a statement. Sarfaty is director...

Get Smart - Pass It On / March 27, 2017 How to Deal with Debt Collection

By Catherine Blinder

Dealing with debt is one of the most stressful experiences in anyone’s life. Even though it can be scary, debt is something that will only get worse until steps are taken to deal with it. Below are tips on managing your debt and steps that you can take to get rid of your debt as...

American Dream Series / March 26, 2017 The Story of Karen Beckenstein

By María Danniella Gutiérrez-Salem

Our interviewee today was born in the United States but her roots are Latin. Her father was born in Italy, but moved to Venezuela when he was 15 years old. What motivated your father’s family to move to Venezuela? “At that time, in the 1940s, South American countries like Venezuela opened their doors to these...

Doctors: Climate Change is Already Making America’s Kids Sicker

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Health

Doctors: Climate Change is Already Making America’s Kids Sicker

By Honora Montano - New America Media

A coalition of medical organizations representing over half of American physicians launched a campaign yesterday to alert policymakers and the public to the dangers climate change presents to public health. “Doctors in every part of our country see that climate change is making Americans sicker,” says Dr. Mona Sarfaty in a statement. Sarfaty is director…

The Story of Karen Beckenstein

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American Dream Series

The Story of Karen Beckenstein

By María Danniella Gutiérrez-Salem

Our interviewee today was born in the United States but her roots are Latin. Her father was born in Italy, but moved to Venezuela when he was 15 years old. What motivated your father’s family to move to Venezuela? “At that time, in the 1940s, South American countries like Venezuela opened their doors to these…

Italian Spaghetti Squash Boats

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Culinary // Food

Italian Spaghetti Squash Boats

By Alicia Ghio

The words low-carb and Italian don’t necessarily sound like they should be said together, at least in my mind. This time, however, spaghetti squash loaded with roasted garlic and fennel sausage, will give you all the Italian flavor you want in a low-carb package. Italian Spaghetti Squash Boats Serves 2 Ingredients 2-lb spaghetti squash 1…

Theatre Production: “Violet”

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Theatre Production: “Violet”

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The WCSU Department of Theatre Arts will present “Violet” in the Studio Theatre of the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the University’s Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Performances will be at 8 p.m. on March 31, April 1, 7 and 8; with 2 p.m. matinees on April 1, 2, 8 and…

Malloy Budgets for Big Raises Yet Seeks Union Concessions

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News, Politics

Malloy Budgets for Big Raises Yet Seeks Union Concessions

By By Keith M. Phaneuf - CT MIRROR

While most details of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s budget proposal have been dissected repeatedly since he unveiled it five weeks ago, one still-looming question could have a huge impact on state finances for many years. Why does that two-year budget include $800 million for state employee raises — an amount that far exceeds anything Malloy…

A Grand Night for Singing with Mad Hatter Chorus

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A Grand Night for Singing with Mad Hatter Chorus

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The Mad Hatter Chorus announced that its 52nd annual show, “A Grand Night for Singing,” will take place Saturday, April 1, at Western Connecticut State University’s Visual and Performing Arts Center, 43 Lake Avenue Extension, Danbury. The evening will spotlight Broadway tunes by Richard Rodgers (1902-1979), one of America’s most beloved composers. The program is…

DHS Students Organize Prom for Teen with Special Needs

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DHS Students Organize Prom for Teen with Special Needs

By Mariana Silv

The end of the academic year is imminent, and the approach of the prom season enlivens teens’ routines. Prom is a very traditional event and highly anticipated by the youth. The tradition that marks the passage of adolescence to adulthood is unforgettable and because it involves teenagers, everything becomes a bit more distressing and nerve-wracking….

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