News, Public Service Announcements / March 9, 2020 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...

Columns, Health, News / March 9, 2020 Pure Physique: “More Is Always Less When It Comes to Exercise”

By By Angela Barbosa

When you engage yourself in a workout regime that requires more than your real life can cope with, chances are that you won’t be able to keep it up after a few months or even weeks. Opting for  something realistic, which can be done without causing stress or frustration due to the lack of time,...

Cover / March 9, 2020 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...

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,…

Danbury Music Centre’s Nutcracker Ballet Tickets on Sale Now!

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Danbury Music Centre’s Nutcracker Ballet Tickets on Sale Now!

By Tribuna Staff

Tickets go on sale Monday, November 11 at 10 a.m., for Danbury Music Centre’s 52nd production of the “Nutcracker Ballet,” with three performances taking place on December 13 at 7:30 p.m., December 14 at 2:30 and 7 p.m., and December 15 at 3 p.m. The Danbury Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Ariel Rudiakov, will…

Get Your Flu Shot to Stop the Spread of the Flu Virus

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Get Your Flu Shot to Stop the Spread of the Flu Virus

By Kaushik Makati AFC Urgent Care

Flu season is here and the best defense to protect yourself, your family and your community from getting sick is to be vaccinated.  In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states that everyone over the age of six months needs to get the flu shot this year. Dr. Iftikhar Ali, Medical Director of…

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