Columns, Community In Focus / June 11, 2019 Ready for Local Fresh Produce? Danbury Farmers Market Opens on June 22

By Angela Barbosa

Wait no longer to start bringing fresh and healthy food to your table. Every Saturday from June 22 through October 19, CityCenter Danbury will be hosting a Farmers’ Market at the Danbury Green on National Place from 10 am to 2 pm, except July 20 and September 7.   Held by the Danbury Farmers’ Market Community Collaborative (DFMCC), the eleven-year event features...

Columns, Community In Focus / June 10, 2019 FAVI Lunches & Deli: A Local Family Business Providing the Best of Brazil’s Iconic Sandwiches

By Angela Barbosa

One of the things that make certain kinds of food extra-special for me is the ability to bring me mouth-watering memories. Who doesn’t appreciate a tasty sandwich, prepared with fresh and quality ingredients? That is why when I miss my favorite snack foods from Brazil, I stop at FAVI Lunches & Deli for a made-to-order Brazilian X-tudo burger.  FAVI Lunches & Deli is a family-owned and operated business...

Cover / June 6, 2019 Governor Lamont Signs $15 an Hour Minmun Wage Into Law

By Mark Pazniokas | ctmirror.org

Gov. Ned Lamont channels Joe Biden: “This is a big…deal.” He is flanked by a smiling Sen. Julie Kushner and a nonplussed Lt. Gov. Susan Bysiewicz.  Gov. Ned Lamont went to a Hartford nursing home on May 28, to sign a copy of legislation raising the $10.10 minimum wage in five steps to $15, a...

Mexican Acoustic Rock Duo Rodrigo y Gabriela

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Mexican Acoustic Rock Duo Rodrigo y Gabriela

By Tribuna Staff

Mexican acoustic rock guitar duo Rodrigo y Gabriela made their mark with flamenco-style covers of Led Zeppelin’s “Stairway To Heaven” and Metallica’s “Orion.” With the release of the most ambitious music in their twenty-year career together, their new LP Mettavolution, brings together Rod and Gab’s passionate interest in Buddhism, the history of human evolution and…

The Importance of Numbers

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Columns, Kids & Family

The Importance of Numbers

By Anne E. Mead, Ed. D.

Numbers are all around us. We use numbers to count the cracks in the sidewalk, to count money and to tell how old we are. Our world is connected to numbers and helping children develop a sense of what numbers are and what they mean is an important developmental milestone. When a child counts from…

An Oasis for Those Facing Cancer

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An Oasis for Those Facing Cancer

By Shannon Cobb

Most people know a family facing cancer, but what they may not know is that families do not have to face this pervasive disease alone. There is a place to get support, completely free of charge, right in the greater Danbury community, called Ann’s Place. Thousands of people come to Ann’s Place for professional counseling,…

Getting Ready for the Sunny Days

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Getting Ready for the Sunny Days

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Spring is here and we are gradually replacing our heavy winter wardrobe with lighter pieces of clothing that expose a bit more of skin. During that season, professionals in the hair removal businesses are often in high demand. Most women are not fond of extra body hair, and spas and other facilities that offer hair…

Fentanyl Deaths: The U.S. Opioid Epidemic’s Third Wave

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Fentanyl Deaths: The U.S. Opioid Epidemic’s Third Wave

By Martha Bebinger | WBUR | via CTMirror.org

Men are dying after opioid overdoses at nearly three times the rate of women in the United States. Overdose deaths are increasing faster among black and Latino Americans than among whites. And there’s an especially steep rise in the number of young adults ages 25 to 34 whose death certificates include some version of the…

Will My Insurance Company Be on my Side in the Event of an Accident?

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Will My Insurance Company Be on my Side in the Event of an Accident?

By Associate Attorney Antonio Fernandes, Esq

If you’ve been in an auto accident, your natural response is probably to call your insurance company. After all, you pay premiums to help cover any losses you sustain in an accident and your insurer is there to protect you, right? Maybe. It’s not at all unusual for policyholders to find themselves fighting with insurance…

Mike Super: Magic & Illusion

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Mike Super: Magic & Illusion

By Tribuna Staff

Star of “America’s Got Talent” and winner of NBC’s “Phenomenon,” magician Mike Super stuns audiences with his spectacular illusions, which defy gravity and control the elements. Imagine mind-blowing illusions combined with the hilarity of a headline comedian. Mike has turned the magic show on its side and dumped it out into the audience! YOU become…

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