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Better Organized Latinos Try to Shape Lamont Administration

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Better Organized Latinos Try to Shape Lamont Administration

By Mark Pazniokas | CTMirror.org

One measure of the larger role Latinos are trying to play in Connecticut politics is the creation of a group announced on November 20 that will work with Gov.-elect Ned Lamont to ensure the representation of Latinos in the incoming administration. Eight years ago, Latinos made no similar effort as Dannel P. Malloy was assembling…

Peace Light: Passing the Flame of Peace, Hope and Harmony Across Communities

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Agenda, Culture & Lifestyle

Peace Light: Passing the Flame of Peace, Hope and Harmony Across Communities

By Tribuna Staff

For the second consecutive year, Danbury Peace Light Coordinators, Gary Allen Prybylski and son Gary Allen Prybylski Jr., are bringing the light to Danbury and hoping to expand its reach. This year’s local Peace Light service event will be held at Saint Peter Church on Main St., Danbury, on Friday, December 7, 2018 from 7:00…

Are Those Robocalls Driving You Crazy?

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Columns, Get Smart - Pass It On

Are Those Robocalls Driving You Crazy?

By Catherine Blinder

ro·bo·call   noun: an automated telephone call that delivers a recorded message, typically on behalf of a political party or telemarketing company.   That is the official definition, but we all know what they are – annoying and persistent calls that either want to sell us something we don’t need or solicit support for someone…

Boughton, Not Stefanowski, Could Have Won the Governorship for Republicans

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Opinion

Boughton, Not Stefanowski, Could Have Won the Governorship for Republicans

By Francis P. DeStefano, Ph.D.

Republican Bob Stefanowski’s campaign for governor of Connecticut followed the same path that led other millionaire candidates like Linda McMahon and Tom Foley to flop on election day. Even though he garnered more votes than Foley, he lost the election because he could not overcome large Democrat majorities in cities like Bridgeport, Hartford, and New…

Midwives Could Be Key to Reversing Maternal Mortality Trends

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Health

Midwives Could Be Key to Reversing Maternal Mortality Trends

By lizabeth Heubeck | Connecticut Health I-Team | Ctmirror

The Connecticut Childbirth & Women’s Center in Danbury is a 50-minute drive from Evelyn DeGraf’s home in Westchester, N.Y. Pregnant with her second child, the 37-year-old didn’t hesitate to make the drive — she wanted her birth to be attended by a midwife, not a doctor. DeGraf believed midwifery care to be more personal and…

Reconnecting with Yourself Through Dance at Arthur Murray of Danbury

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Columns, Community In Focus

Reconnecting with Yourself Through Dance at Arthur Murray of Danbury

By Angela Barbosa

In the words of the popular American dancer, Fred Astaire, “Some people seem to think that good dancers are born, but all the good dancers I have known are taught or trained.” And that was how Andy Cabell, owner of Arthur Murray of Danbury dance studio fell in love with not only dancing, but with…

The Backstage of a Dream

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Columns, Little Brazil

The Backstage of a Dream

By Karla Rensch

The price to be paid for a dream is not cheap; besides time, it requires dedication and many sacrifices throughout a person’s lifetime. For those experiencing the migration and social integration processes, who find that journey challenging, or think that it is impossible to set foot on foreign land and to become an entrepreneur, it…

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Columns, Kids & Family

KIDS & FAMILY.474

By Anne E. Mead, Ed. D.

It’s that season of the year when we are bombarded by TV commercials, catalogs in our mailboxes and sales at stores every time you turn around, featuring toys, gifts and ideas for Christmas. It can become daunting to try to figure out what your child really wants, will play with or needs. During this time…

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