Cover / September 20, 2018 New Report: 50 percent of Danbury Households Struggle to Pay for Basic Needs

By Tribuna Staff

According to the 2018 ALICE Report for Connecticut, 40 percent of households in our state have income that falls below what is needed to pay for basic necessities such as housing, food, child care, health care, technology and transportation. ALICE® (Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed) is a United Way acronym to describe hard-working, struggling households...

News / September 20, 2018 A Two-Man Debate with Room for a Third, Dannel P. Malloy

By Mark Pazniokas | CTMirror.com

The first head-to-head debate by Democrat Ned Lamont and Republican Bob Stefanowski ended on the night of September 12 without Connecticut voters learning how either man would close a $2.1 billion deficit or how Stefanowski would begin to deliver on his audacious promise to eliminate the state income tax. Over the course of a contentious...

News, Public Service Announcements / September 20, 2018 Americares and Walgreens Offer Flu Shots for Uninsured and Underinsured Patients

By Tribuna Staff

Americares Free Clinics and Walgreens are offering no-cost flu shots in October to help keep the uninsured and underinsured healthy this flu season. Now in its fourth year, the partnership annually vaccinates nearly 700 Fairfield County residents who cannot afford a flu shot. “The best time to get vaccinated is before the flu begins spreading...

Public Safety Announcement

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Public Safety Announcement

By Danbury Police Department

The Danbury Police Department has received several reports of a person posing as a “health inspector” for the City of Danbury and charging businesses for inspections. The male caller will call unsuspecting businesses and identify himself as a city of Danbury Health Inspector and demand credit card prepayments over the phone for an inspection that…

Community Dialogue Helps Communication Between the City and the Immigrant Community

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Community Dialogue Helps Communication Between the City and the Immigrant Community

By Emanuela Palmares

In light of the recent news stories regarding ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) and the City of Danbury, Tribuna Newspaper organized a community dialogue and panel discussion with Mayor Mark Boughton, Danbury Police Chief Patrick Ridenhour and Deputy Superintendent of Schools Dr. Bill Glass on immigration and community relations. Fifty community leaders and stakeholders from…

Community Dialogue Series- PART I: Mayor Boughton on ICE

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Community Dialogue Series- PART I: Mayor Boughton on ICE

By Emanuela Palmares & Tribuna Staff

Editor’s Note: The following story is the first in a three-part series covering a two-hour community dialogue with Mayor Mark Boughton, Danbury Police Chief Patrick Ridenhour and Deputy Superintendent of Schools Dr. Bill Glass on immigration and community relations. We will begin the series with the transcript of Mayor Boughton’s answer to the question posed…

Community Meeting on ICE and the City of Danbury

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Community Meeting on ICE and the City of Danbury

By Emanuela Palmares

FULL LENGHT VIDEO of meeting with city of Danbury officials and leaders in the Latino immigrant community on what a possible cooperation between Immigration and Custom Enforcement (ICE) and the City of Danbury mean to our immigrant community. Held on March 1, 2017. Organized by Tribuna Newspaper. Hosted by: Getsêmani Community Church and the Council…

Where the Past Is Always Present!

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Where the Past Is Always Present!

By The Danbury Museum & Historical Society

Dear Editor, Back by popular demand, the Danbury Museum & Historical Society is once again hosting a three-part workshop, “Creating the Look: Revolutionary War Period Women’s Costuming Class” on several Tuesdays in March – the 7th, 14th and 21st from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. The workshops will be conducted by Fran Hendrickson and the…

Lemony Kale Pistachio Pesto

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Culinary // Food

Lemony Kale Pistachio Pesto

By Alicia Ghio

Pesto is a great go-to, no-cook sauce when you are pressed for time. Traditionally, people think of herbs, like basil, when they think of pesto. However, there are so many variations on this easy, healthy sauce. For my all my pesto recipes, I stick to the formula of greens + garlic + nuts + extra…

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