Cover / June 6, 2018 Family Fun Under the Connecticut Sun 2018

By Tribuna Staff

Warmer weather and brighter, longer days provide the perfect opportunity for getting out and experiencing all the new events and activities around the state. Unwind with a relaxing outing and savor the tranquility of the season or step it up with some spectacular summer adventures. Here’s a list of spots across the state to bound...

American Dream Series, News / June 6, 2018 The Story of Elmer Palma

By Maria Danniella Gutiérrez- Salem Foreign Lawyer – Venezuela

Our interviewee today is a very active member of our community. His name is Elmer Palma. Tell me how you started your life in the United States? “I think I should say the usual phrase that it was not easy. It seems incredible how 28 years have passed since I arrived in Stamford, Connecticut, from...

Politics / June 6, 2018 Connecticut’s Lieutenant Governor Primaries Confront Gender, Generation and Race

By Mark Pazniokas | CTMirror.org

The office is derided as a spare part of government, a job with few duties other than being available should the boss go ill or worse. But primaries for lieutenant governor in Connecticut are asking Democrats and Republicans to think about their openness and appeal to millennials and minorities in a decidedly unsettled election cycle....

The Law Firm of Ventura, Ribeiro & Smith Announces New Name as “Ventura Law”

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The Law Firm of Ventura, Ribeiro & Smith Announces New Name as “Ventura Law”

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The Law Firm of Ventura, Ribeiro and Smith announced on December 5 it is changing its name to Ventura Law, effective immediately. Although the firm will continue to operate with the same attorneys and staff, its new name represents an important milestone as it sets the course for its future.  “We’ve seen many changes to the…

Staying Safe Online this Holiday Season

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Staying Safe Online this Holiday Season

By Catherine Blinder

Happy Holidays from your friends at the Department of Consumer Protection! With the holiday season fast approaching, many of us will be doing some of our shopping online. While it’s important to support our local businesses, sometimes the item we’re looking for isn’t available, or we don’t have transportation, or it is more affordable online….

Turn Turmoil Into Action

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Editorial, Opinion

Turn Turmoil Into Action

By Emanuela Palmares

Many in the community have reached out to me to talk about a feeling of uncertainty for the future, helplessness as to what 2017 could bring… Some were very engaged in the last election and unhappy with the results, or could not participate but were following the process closely. Others who were not previously engaged…

Who Is Donald Trump When He is Alone?

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Opinion

Who Is Donald Trump When He is Alone?

By Jonathan Coelho

Sitting here and reading Donald Trump’s “plan of action,” I have started to suspect that he might be the biggest “joker card” that the United States has ever seen. It is something new and completely surreal – a magnate who happens to be a great actor and who is now the president of the United…

TB Cases Rise in Connecticut, Nationally First Increase in 23 Years

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Cover, Health

TB Cases Rise in Connecticut, Nationally First Increase in 23 Years

By Jenifer Frank | C-HIT – CTMirror

Reported cases of tuberculosis jumped 17 percent in Connecticut from 2014 to 2015, mirroring a national and global trend and prompting federal officials to ask primary care providers to be on the alert for at-risk patients. The state Department of Public Health (DPH) said 70 people, in 29 towns, were reported with active TB, the contagious…

Murphy Statement on the Brazilian Plane Crash

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Murphy Statement on the Brazilian Plane Crash

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WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) released the following statement on Tuesday (12/29) expressing condolences to the loved ones of the victims of the plane carrying the Chapecoense soccer team from southern Brazil that crashed in Colombia, killing 75 people. Connecticut is home to over 60,000 Brazilian-American residents and the positive influence of the…

The Mistletoes Take a Holiday

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The Mistletoes Take a Holiday

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This December, Musicals at Richter, Connecticut’s longest-running outdoor theater, returns to The Palace Danbury with “The Mistletoes Take a Holiday,” a new family musical that pays homage to those great holiday shows. Set on Christmas Eve in 1965, the show follows the adventures of The Mistletoes, America’s favorite singing sisters. The gals have just wrapped…

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