Cover, News / December 5, 2018 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...

Agenda, Culture & Lifestyle / December 5, 2018 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...

Columns, Get Smart - Pass It On / December 5, 2018 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...

Residents Urged to Use Caution When Shopping Online This Holiday Season

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Residents Urged to Use Caution When Shopping Online This Holiday Season

By StatePoint

Holiday season is here, and that means that tempting sales are now in full swing. Over the past few years, more people have started shopping online than in stores. Shopping online makes our holiday season more efficient, but can also open us up to risks like identity theft if we don’t follow some basic guidelines….

Defining Success in Youth Sports

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Defining Success in Youth Sports

By Estela Camacho

We end each sport season with some form of celebration: banquets, picnics, house parties, dinners; the list goes on. There is much to be said about who receives a participation medal or a trophy, a distinguished letter or even some words of praise. We know of teams that pride themselves on trophy titles such as:…

Make A Difference in the Lives of Children this Holiday Season, Right in Your Own Backyard

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Make A Difference in the Lives of Children this Holiday Season, Right in Your Own Backyard

By Emanuela Palmares

Imagine being six years old, siting at your desk in school anxiously waiting the bell for recess – then hearing the bell ring, and seeing your friends rush out towards the playground, chasing the fresh air and the opportunity to move around, and reset their minds and bodies before the second half of the school…

Daily Bread Food Pantry: The Gift of Giving

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Daily Bread Food Pantry: The Gift of Giving

By Angela Barbosa

For residents driving up on Terrace Place on the morning of the November 19, a long line coming out of the St. James Episcopal Church parking lot indicated that despite the cold, people were determined to wait to have an opportunity to pick up food at the Daily Bread Food Pantry to celebrate Thanksgiving with…

Governor-elect Ned Lamont Announces Diverse Transition Team

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Governor-elect Ned Lamont Announces Diverse Transition Team

By Tribuna Staff

Governor-elect Ned Lamont and Lieutenant Governor-elect Susan Bysiewicz announced members of their Transition Steering Committee, a bipartisan and diverse group, including Republicans, Latinos and religious leaders, at a press conference earlier this month, at Gateway Community College in New Haven, CT. “Our Steering Committee is going to help us build policy committees, each one with…

Holiday Celebrations from Around the World with Guest Speaker Benjamin Teixeira

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Holiday Celebrations from Around the World with Guest Speaker Benjamin Teixeira

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Benjamin Teixeira de Aguiar will discuss “Spirituality With or Without Religion,” on Saturday, December 1, at 5 p.m. in the Ballroom of the Campus Center on the Western Connecticut State University Westside campus, 43 Lake Avenue Extension in Danbury. Benjamin is a medium, writer, public speaker, TV host, teacher and president-founder of the Quantum Leap Institute (The…

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