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Making the Most of Local Produce

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Making the Most of Local Produce

By StatePoint

Fresh, local produce is in its prime, making now the perfect time to take part in the farm-to-table movement. Whether you join a community supported agriculture (CSA) group or shop at your local farmers’ market, it’s easy to taste the elevated flavor profile of just-picked fruits and veggies. Make the most of the season with…

Judge Delays Decision on Reuniting Children

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Judge Delays Decision on Reuniting Children

By Clarice Silber | CT Mirror

A federal judge on Wednesday (07/11) delayed a decision on whether to reunite two children currently being held in Connecticut with their parents after they were separated at the U.S. border as a result of the Trump administration’s immigration policy. The parents of the two plaintiffs, a nine-year-old Honduran boy identified as J.S.R. and a 14-year-old Salvadoran…

Reuniting Immigrant Kids with Parents? Not So Easy.

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Reuniting Immigrant Kids with Parents? Not So Easy.

By Ana Radelat | CT Mirror

After a day visiting immigration facilities at the Texas border, Sen. Richard Blumenthal said, “there is no plan, there is no strategy” to reunify immigrant kids who have been separated from their undocumented parents. Blumenthal said he visited a temporary shelter for migrant children in Tornillo, Texas that is housing about 250 migrant boys in…

Democrats Sustain Malloy’s Vetoes, Frustrating Republican Leaders

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Democrats Sustain Malloy’s Vetoes, Frustrating Republican Leaders

By Keith M. Phaneuf and Clarice Silber | June 25, 2018 | CT Mirror

The General Assembly sustained all seven vetoes on Monday (06/25) that Gov. Dannel P. Malloy issued following this year’s legislative session. Among the measures the governor rejected were bills that would have limited the fiscal bailout of Hartford, created a new student suspension process, limited the Executive Branch’s authority to reduce municipal education grants, established…

Adma Moura, New Brazilian Attorney Serving the Danbury Community

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Adma Moura, New Brazilian Attorney Serving the Danbury Community

By Karla Rensch

Migration is synonymous with opening horizons. Those who decide to become immigrants always carry baggage that is indeed heavy, but full of dreams and expectations. Nonetheless, apprehension of the unknown causes a lot of uncertainty. To adjust to a culture that is not your own, to come out of your comfort zone and face unimaginable…

WERACE Class of 2018 Graduates Students to a Life of Possibilities

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WERACE Class of 2018 Graduates Students to a Life of Possibilities

By Angela Barbosa

Family members and friends waited anxiously to celebrate the accomplishments of their loved ones as they processioned toward the Western Connecticut State University Visual & Performing Arts Center main stage to receive their diplomas. June 14 will be a day to remember in the lives of forty WERACE high school, six GED high school graduates,…

Parent’s Night Out

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Parent’s Night Out

By Tribuna Staff

What a great night — for kids and parents alike!  You can enjoy some adult time while your kids are supervised by Jericho Partnership’s trained counselors in its state-licensed center! All for a donation of your choosing. And it’s all for a great cause – defraying some of the cost to send their Summer Learning Campers to…

Danbury Farmers Market Brings Fresh Food to Local Community

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Danbury Farmers Market Brings Fresh Food to Local Community

By Angela Barbosa

The weather was not that promising this past Saturday, but I decided to take a stroll through downtown Danbury and visit the so-anticipated Farmers Market at the Danbury Green. Cloudy or not, residents were not shy to come out to check the seasonal food and other items available from local farmers. With their fragile, seductive…

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