Mail / May 28, 2017 You’re Invited to the TBICO 2017 Annual Spring Gala

By The Bridge to Independence & Career Opportunities

TBICO (The Bridge to Independence & Career Opportunities) will hold its Annual Spring Gala on Saturday, June 10, 2017 at 19 MAIN, located across from the Village Green at 19 Main Street in New Milford, CT at 6:00 PM. This year’s theme is “Growing Tomorrow’s Workforce.” Tickets are $100 per person and include dinner catered...

Culinary // Food / May 27, 2017 Baja Style Fish Tacos

By Alicia Ghio

We love tacos and our obsession continues with this lighter take on Baja-style fish tacos. Traditionally, Baja fish tacos feature fried pieces of fish topped with crunchy slaw and zippy crema in a corn tortilla. At home, I modify a few ingredients in an effort to keep things a little fresher and lighter. First, instead...

Kids & Family, What You Should Know / May 27, 2017 Save Money on In-State Adventures with AARP’s Local Offers

By Nora Duncan, State Director, AARP CT

Summer is quickly approaching, so whether it’s fun in the sun or indoor activities, AARP members and guests can enjoy great local offers on admission to a variety of Connecticut museums and cultural attractions, local theater and musical performances. AARP Connecticut offers members terrific year-round opportunities to save money and connect them with people and...

You’re Invited to the TBICO 2017 Annual Spring Gala

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You’re Invited to the TBICO 2017 Annual Spring Gala

By The Bridge to Independence & Career Opportunities

TBICO (The Bridge to Independence & Career Opportunities) will hold its Annual Spring Gala on Saturday, June 10, 2017 at 19 MAIN, located across from the Village Green at 19 Main Street in New Milford, CT at 6:00 PM. This year’s theme is “Growing Tomorrow’s Workforce.” Tickets are $100 per person and include dinner catered…

Baja Style Fish Tacos

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Culinary // Food

Baja Style Fish Tacos

By Alicia Ghio

We love tacos and our obsession continues with this lighter take on Baja-style fish tacos. Traditionally, Baja fish tacos feature fried pieces of fish topped with crunchy slaw and zippy crema in a corn tortilla. At home, I modify a few ingredients in an effort to keep things a little fresher and lighter. First, instead…

Save Money on In-State Adventures with AARP’s Local Offers

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Kids & Family, What You Should Know

Save Money on In-State Adventures with AARP’s Local Offers

By Nora Duncan, State Director, AARP CT

Summer is quickly approaching, so whether it’s fun in the sun or indoor activities, AARP members and guests can enjoy great local offers on admission to a variety of Connecticut museums and cultural attractions, local theater and musical performances. AARP Connecticut offers members terrific year-round opportunities to save money and connect them with people and…

Sports Benefit Girls in Many Ways

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Sports Benefit Girls in Many Ways

By Estela Camacho

The social stigma of what sports girls should be playing is slowly socially changing, opening opportunities for them to try different sports. Being physically active positively promotes the mental, physical and emotional wellbeing of an individual. Not only it gives a girl(s) a sense of belonging and safety, but it also builds on self-esteem and…

The Stories of Evelin Garcia and Madiha Khan

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The Stories of Evelin Garcia and Madiha Khan

By WCSU Staff

Western Connecticut State University seniors Evelin Garcia and Madiha Khan were chosen as winners of this year’s Henry Barnard Distinguished Student Award for their determination, demonstrated leadership, academic success and contributions to the community. Twelve Barnard Awards are given annually to distinguished students from Western, Central, Eastern and Southern Connecticut state universities. Khan and Garcia,…

The Arms of Addiction

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The Arms of Addiction

By Terry Budlong

Sometimes life kicks you in the stomach. You feel helpless. You feel afraid. You feel alone. That’s how I feel right now. I have just attended the funeral of someone very dear to me. He died from a drug overdose. I feel sick. I can’t breathe. He was only 30 years old. I can’t get…

Samba Fest’s 11th Annual Brings Diverse Attractions to Hartford

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Samba Fest’s 11th Annual Brings Diverse Attractions to Hartford

By Mariana Silva

In early May, the Connecticut capital exhibited several artists and elements of Brazil in a festival dedicated to samba. The event, which takes place annually, was held at the Trinity College campus in Hartford on Saturday, May 6, from 11am to 6pm. The program was filled with exciting Brazilian attractions. This year, the program included…

The Threat of Zika Never Disappeared

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The Threat of Zika Never Disappeared

By Erin N. Marcus, MD - New America Media

On December 9, 2016, Florida Governor Rick Scott stood atop a Miami Beach hotel and announced that local transmission of the Zika virus was over, and the state was “open for business.” His announcement coincided with a change in how the U.S. Centers for Disease Control classified South Miami Beach. Prior to that day, the…

Workshop on Safety Planning Provides Valuable Information for Immigrant Families

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Workshop on Safety Planning Provides Valuable Information for Immigrant Families

By Tribuna Staff

On May 21, Tribuna Newspaper, in partnership with The New American Dream Foundation, The Ecuadorian Civic Center, Emigrantes Brasil & Wide Focus Video Productions hosted a Community Dialogue & Workshop on Safety Planning for Immigrant Families. Danbury Probate Judge Dianne Yamin provided a detailed presentation on standby guardianship, and Attorney Lisa Rivas, from Cramer &…

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