Cover / January 9, 2019 Top 35 New Connecticut Laws That Take Effect Now in 2019

By Emanuela Palmares

New laws were set to go into effect on January 1, 2019 that will change the lives of some Connecticut residents, from a mandate that opioid prescriptions be sent electronically to curtail fraud and that doctors discuss the dangers of addiction when prescribing medicine, to the acceptance of electronic proof of your auto insurance card...

Columns, Get Smart - Pass It On / January 9, 2019 Be Aware of Tax Scams

By Catherine Blinder

April 15 – the final date for filing taxes will be here before you know it! As with anything these days, there is an opportunity for unscrupulous people to scam you out of your hard-earned money. There are two common scams to look out, particularly around this time of year. First, whether you are current...

Columns, Community In Focus / January 9, 2019 Savings Bank of Danbury to Receive Hat City Award for Preservation Excellence

By Tribuna Staff

The Friends of The Danbury Museum & Historical Society will host their fifth annual Hat City Ball—with a 50s sock hop theme this year – on Friday, January 25, 2019. The gala celebrates the museum’s mission to acquire, preserve and interpret the history of our city. As part of the festivities, The Friends of The...

Top 35 New Connecticut Laws That Take Effect Now in 2019

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Top 35 New Connecticut Laws That Take Effect Now in 2019

By Emanuela Palmares

New laws were set to go into effect on January 1, 2019 that will change the lives of some Connecticut residents, from a mandate that opioid prescriptions be sent electronically to curtail fraud and that doctors discuss the dangers of addiction when prescribing medicine, to the acceptance of electronic proof of your auto insurance card…

Be Aware of Tax Scams

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Be Aware of Tax Scams

By Catherine Blinder

April 15 – the final date for filing taxes will be here before you know it! As with anything these days, there is an opportunity for unscrupulous people to scam you out of your hard-earned money. There are two common scams to look out, particularly around this time of year. First, whether you are current…

Savings Bank of Danbury to Receive Hat City Award for Preservation Excellence

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Savings Bank of Danbury to Receive Hat City Award for Preservation Excellence

By Tribuna Staff

The Friends of The Danbury Museum & Historical Society will host their fifth annual Hat City Ball—with a 50s sock hop theme this year – on Friday, January 25, 2019. The gala celebrates the museum’s mission to acquire, preserve and interpret the history of our city. As part of the festivities, The Friends of The…

Want to Help Out? Danbury Free Clinic Seeks Volunteers

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Want to Help Out? Danbury Free Clinic Seeks Volunteers

By Angela Barbosa

I could easily write an article on why the work of a volunteer is so important. But, for the moment, if you are looking for an opportunity to help better your community and a free way to feel good about yourself, the Boehringer Ingelheim Americares Free Clinic of Danbury is seeking medical volunteers and interpreters…

Access Health CT Extends 2019 Health Insurance Open Enrollment Period

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Access Health CT Extends 2019 Health Insurance Open Enrollment Period

By Tribuna Staff

Extension ends January 15, 2019 Access Health CT (AHCT) announced an extension for the 2019 health insurance Open Enrollment period until January 15, 2019. Customers who have signed up for health insurance plans through Access Health CT by the December 15, 2018 deadline will have coverage that starts January 1, 2019. Customers who sign up…

Renewal of Cycles

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Renewal of Cycles

By Karla Rensch

January always arrives with a taste of renewal. In Brazil, the first day of the year was marked by the inauguration of the newly elected president, Jair Messias Bolsonaro. With the sensation of rebirth, the hearts of our fellow Brazilians were filled with hope for better days for our country. In exercising their right to…

11 Simple Communication Habits to Transform Your Life in 2019

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Well Being

11 Simple Communication Habits to Transform Your Life in 2019

By Eric Faria

Practice the habit of saying “no.” You have enough time. You just spend your time doing the wrong things. Stop saying “yes” to everything. Embrace “no.” Empower “no.” “No” is your word for 2019. Love it, live it and use it. Eliminate your habit of multi-tasking. Do this instead: when attempting to get something off…

New Year’s Resolution- Investing in Your Child’s Sports Participation

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New Year’s Resolution- Investing in Your Child’s Sports Participation

By Estela Camacho

Happy New Year, Tribuna readers, Tribuna officers and Tribuna editorial staff!! It’s time for self-assessment, reflection and planning for the upcoming year, 2019! This is the time when people take a brief moment to internalize 2018 and discover what they perceive to be a need for change, add something of value or simply remove something…

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