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WCSU Announces Institutional Aid Availability for Undocumented Students

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WCSU Announces Institutional Aid Availability for Undocumented Students

By Angela Barbosa

Many people are unaware that there are opportunities available to undocumented immigrants to pursue their higher education. Undocumented status is not a legal obstacle to attending a U.S. college. According to the College Board, a mission-driven, not-for-profit organization that connects students to college success and opportunity, “Undocumented students may incorrectly assume that they cannot legally…

New Partnership Assists Families Facing Cancer

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New Partnership Assists Families Facing Cancer

By Ann’s Place

Facing cancer is both emotionally and physically exhausting for everyone in the family. When you add in barriers to getting services, such as lack of transportation, it can have monumental effects. Ann’s Place strives to work with families to eliminate those barriers and Connecticut Institute For Communities, Inc. (CIFC) has made just that possible by…

New Year – New Laws

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New Year – New Laws

By Emanuela Palmares

With the New Year come new laws that may have an impact on you, your business or your community. Some are new taxes that went into effect on January 1, 2020, such as: –Dry Cleaning – The existing state sales tax rate will be expanded to dry cleaning services and laundry services –Parking – The existing state…

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,…

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