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Encouraging a Community Based on Kindness and Empathy

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Encouraging a Community Based on Kindness and Empathy

By Anne E. Mead, Ed. D.

Kindness: friendly, generous, considerate and a concern for others. Empathy: the ability to understand and share the feelings and experiences of others. Image a world in which every child has these characteristics. Learning about being kind begins in the early years, from birth through adulthood. Children with kindness skills become more tolerant and accepting of…

The Union Savings Bank Foundation Granted $200,000 to Local Non-Profit Organizations

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The Union Savings Bank Foundation Granted $200,000 to Local Non-Profit Organizations

By Tribuna Staff

Danbury, CONN. (November 13, 2019) – In keeping with Union Savings Bank’s commitment to making meaningful and positive contributions to individuals, families, businesses and the communities it serves, the USB Foundation recently distributed $200,000 to 20 non-profit organizations. The range of organizations impacted by these awards include community partners that offer job training opportunities, provide…

What is the Lemon Law?

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What is the Lemon Law?

By Catherine Blinder

Connecticut’s Lemon Law Program was one of the first in the country, beginning in 1984. In 2018, the Department of Consumer Protection (DCP) processed 81 cases; so far in 2019, we have processed 93 cases. Even though there are many law firms advertising that they will help you through the process, it is not necessary,…

Danbury Music Centre’s Nutcracker Ballet Tickets on Sale Now!

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Danbury Music Centre’s Nutcracker Ballet Tickets on Sale Now!

By Tribuna Staff

Tickets go on sale Monday, November 11 at 10 a.m., for Danbury Music Centre’s 52nd production of the “Nutcracker Ballet,” with three performances taking place on December 13 at 7:30 p.m., December 14 at 2:30 and 7 p.m., and December 15 at 3 p.m. The Danbury Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Ariel Rudiakov, will…

Get Your Flu Shot to Stop the Spread of the Flu Virus

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Get Your Flu Shot to Stop the Spread of the Flu Virus

By Kaushik Makati AFC Urgent Care

Flu season is here and the best defense to protect yourself, your family and your community from getting sick is to be vaccinated.  In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states that everyone over the age of six months needs to get the flu shot this year. Dr. Iftikhar Ali, Medical Director of…

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