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Scam Alert: Coronavirus Inspires Scam Artists to Target Consumers

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Scam Alert: Coronavirus Inspires Scam Artists to Target Consumers

By Tribuna Staff

The Departments of Consumer Protection (DCP) and Public Health (DPH), and the Office of the Attorney General William Tong, are warning consumers that scam artists are following the headlines and trying to take advantage of consumers during heightened attention to coronavirus. Scam artists may post, email and text to promote false information about “cases” of…

Center for Pediatric Medicine Helps Children to Grow Up Healthy

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Center for Pediatric Medicine Helps Children to Grow Up Healthy

By Angela Barbosa

Choosing a pediatrician for your baby is not an easy task, and together with all the other preparation for the baby’s arrival, it can become quite overwhelming. Nevertheless, at the Center for Pediatric Medicine (CPM), they believe that the earlier you start building a relationship with your baby’s doctor while you are pregnant, the more…

Answer the Phone and Your Door for This One!

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Answer the Phone and Your Door for This One!

By Catherine Blinder

For years, in this column, we have warned you to be suspicious of phone calls from people who claim they are from the government asking you questions about social security, the IRS, Medicare and other government programs. We have always reminded you that government agencies do not call you at home. They usually send you…

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…

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