News, What You Should Know / February 25, 2018 Don’t Simply Age, Age With Grace

By Tribuna Staff

Let us introduce ourselves – we are Grace Medical Aesthetics, an anti-aging medical practice out of Southbury. Grace Medical Aesthetics offers customized treatment plans for facial rejuvenation through wrinkle relaxers, dermal fillers, laser treatment and medical grade skincare treatments and products. Noninvasive body sculpting can be achieved through two incredible treatment options, CoolSculpting and Ultherapy. Grace...

Immigration, News / February 25, 2018 DACA Update: There Is No Such Thing as Chain Migration

By William Hennessy, Esq.

As I suspected in my last column, the January deadline came and went without a fix for DACA. It was agreed to extend funding of the government, with the promise that DACA would be fixed. Unfortunately, it is likely that the issue will remain unresolved for the time being and a new spending bill will...

Kids & Family, News / February 24, 2018 Supporting the Danbury Schools Budget

By Anne E. Mead, Ed. D.

Each year, Dr. Pascarella, the Danbury Superintendent, prepares a budget to operate Danbury Public Schools; it is approved by the Danbury Board of Education and sent to the Danbury City Council for approval. The City Council refers it to a committee that makes a recommendation back to the Council for funding. The Committee is conscious...

The Story of ABEL TORRES

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The Story of ABEL TORRES

By Maria Danniella Gutiérrez- Salem

What defines our nationality? Is it where we are born or where we grow up? For some, our legal status is the place where we are born but sentimentally, it’s where we grow up. However, our interviewee today is living proof of the convergence of these two definitions. Abel Torres explained: “Even though I was born in the U.S., when I was one month old, my parents moved to the Dominican Republic because that was…

Safewalk: Take a Stand Against Domestic Violence

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Safewalk: Take a Stand Against Domestic Violence

By Angela Barbosa

  October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. If you want to work to end the violence by walking to promote safety at home, school and everywhere in between, join the community for the Women’s Center 10th annual 4k “SafeWalk” on Sunday morning, October 2, inside the Danbury Fair. More than an opportunity to unite the community in the organization’s mission to…

Singer Gian, Former Member of the Gian & Giovani Duet, Will Perform This Saturday in Danbury

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Singer Gian, Former Member of the Gian & Giovani Duet, Will Perform This Saturday in Danbury

By Mariana Silva

As part of his travels through the United States, Brazilian country music singer Gian will perform this Saturday, September 24 at 10 p.m., at the Brazilian steakhouse Planeta Brazil Bar & Grill in Danbury. Singer Doug will join in and the Brazilian community can expect a great performance by the friends and the duet. Brazilian admirers will have an opportunity to listen to the…

The Story of LEANDRO DIOGO

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The Story of LEANDRO DIOGO

By Maria Danniella Gutiérrez

Being an immigrant is difficult for many reasons. The most common reason is the cultural differences between the country where one is born and the country where one chooses to live. So to find a young man who has managed to coexist between two cultures, I can say that young immigrants leave their mark on the development of this beautiful country. Our interviewee was born in Bello Horizonte, Minas Gerais,…

Danbury’s Newest Early Childhood Education Center Has Opened Its Doors

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Danbury’s Newest Early Childhood Education Center Has Opened Its Doors

By Eric Palmares

Danbury’s newest early childhood education center has opened its doors. On August 25, ABC Early Learning Center of Danbury located at 31 Miry Brook Road just south of the Danbury Mall and Airport, had its ribbon cutting ceremony in co-hosted by the Danbury Chamber of Commerce and with the presence of Mayor Mark Boughton. The school enrolls children who are 3…

17th Annual Brazilian Flag Raising in Danbury

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17th Annual Brazilian Flag Raising in Danbury

By Angela Barbosa

Celebrating Our Patriotism for the Land We Left and the Land We Call Home Dignitaries, residents and members of the local business community gathered on the morning of September 4 to celebrate the 194th anniversary of Brazil’s Independence from Portugal at the Heritage Plaza, located at Danbury City Hall. Celia Bacelar Palmares, founder of Tribuna Newspaper, who initiated the Brazilian flag-raising ceremony in the…

Grilled Stuffed Poblano Peppers

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Grilled Stuffed Poblano Peppers

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One of the first posts I wrote on Local Food Rocks was about making grilled stuffed poblano peppers. This year I decided not only to grow my own poblano peppers, but also to revisit my original recipe. Poblano peppers have thick walls, making them perfect for stuffing and grilling. They get a wonderful smoky flavor when grilled and their mild heat also adds another dimension to a…

Reinventing the Boutique Shopping Experience

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Reinventing the Boutique Shopping Experience

By Renato Ghio

Sometimes, things just come together. Call it kismet or fate or whatever you want to call it, all Meaghan Cann knows is that her passion for sustainable fashion has brought her to a new chapter in her career. Meaghan’s start-up venture, Workspace Collective, which officially opens on September 10, is reinventing the boutique shopping experience. It’s not only a place where you’ll find unique fashionable…

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