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Building Your Financial Stability by Building Your Credit Score

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Building Your Financial Stability by Building Your Credit Score

By Catherine Blinder 

For many of us, building and maintaining a good credit score can be a challenge. The stakes are higher for people who may have little or no credit history. You can, however, take positive steps for yourself and your family by building your credit score in a way that helps you create financial stability.  Before diving deeper into this issue, it’s important to understand what credit…

A+ Driving School Helps Community Members Become Safe Drivers

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A+ Driving School Helps Community Members Become Safe Drivers

By Angela Barbosa

I believe that driving is one of the most useful skills in the world. It may not always be needed if you have access to good public transportation, but it certainly facilitates life in many different aspects. Finding the ideal driving school can sometimes be challenging and identifying a driving school that can meet your needs is crucial…

In-State Tuition Draws NY, NJ College Students to Danbury

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In-State Tuition Draws NY, NJ College Students to Danbury

By Bernard Kavaler | CT by the Numbers 

If you build it, they will come.  That was the theory behind a two-year pilot program to offer incoming college students from New York and New Jersey the opportunity to attend Western Connecticut State University (WestConn) as if they were natives – of Connecticut.  The offer of in-state tuition to all full-time undergraduate students who…

A New Group of Women Entrepreneurs is Launched in Connecticut

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A New Group of Women Entrepreneurs is Launched in Connecticut

By Angela Barbosa

At a time when women are more than 50 percent of the world’s population but are still a minority in positions of political and economic power, according to Executive Secretary of UN Climate Change, Patricia Espinosa, initiatives have surfaced around the globe that continue to reveal the need for gender parity in the business sector. On May 4, over 100 women gathered at Emmanuel Church of Danbury for a cocktail to launch the Association of Women…

American Family Care Earns Accreditation from the Urgent Care Association

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American Family Care Earns Accreditation from the Urgent Care Association

By Tribuna Staff

Seven Connecticut Locations Achieve Highest National Industry Distinction for Quality Care American Family Care (AFC) locations in Danbury, West Hartford, New Britain, Vernon and Torrington have achieved Accreditation through the Urgent Care Association (UCA). This is the highest level of distinction for urgent care centers in the nation.  AFC’s urgent care facilities met the stringent UCA criteria and established standards for…

Mexican Acoustic Rock Duo Rodrigo y Gabriela

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Mexican Acoustic Rock Duo Rodrigo y Gabriela

By Tribuna Staff

Mexican acoustic rock guitar duo Rodrigo y Gabriela made their mark with flamenco-style covers of Led Zeppelin’s “Stairway To Heaven” and Metallica’s “Orion.” With the release of the most ambitious music in their twenty-year career together, their new LP Mettavolution, brings together Rod and Gab’s passionate interest in Buddhism, the history of human evolution and…

The Importance of Numbers

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The Importance of Numbers

By Anne E. Mead, Ed. D.

Numbers are all around us. We use numbers to count the cracks in the sidewalk, to count money and to tell how old we are. Our world is connected to numbers and helping children develop a sense of what numbers are and what they mean is an important developmental milestone. When a child counts from…

An Oasis for Those Facing Cancer

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An Oasis for Those Facing Cancer

By Shannon Cobb

Most people know a family facing cancer, but what they may not know is that families do not have to face this pervasive disease alone. There is a place to get support, completely free of charge, right in the greater Danbury community, called Ann’s Place. Thousands of people come to Ann’s Place for professional counseling,…

Getting Ready for the Sunny Days

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Getting Ready for the Sunny Days

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Spring is here and we are gradually replacing our heavy winter wardrobe with lighter pieces of clothing that expose a bit more of skin. During that season, professionals in the hair removal businesses are often in high demand. Most women are not fond of extra body hair, and spas and other facilities that offer hair…

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