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...

2018 Gubernatorial Candidates on Tax Reform

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2018 Gubernatorial Candidates on Tax Reform

By Tribuna Staff

Editor’s note:  As the 2018 gubernatorial election approaches, on Tuesday, November 6, Tribuna has decided to provide its readers with a side-by-side comparison of where the two major party candidates stand on what we believe is the most pressing issue of this election cycle – reforming Connecticut’s tax system. The information below was gathered from…

The Role of the Media in The Divide and Animosity We See in Politics

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Editorial, Opinion

The Role of the Media in The Divide and Animosity We See in Politics

By Emanuela Palmares

Since 1999, we have worked to build bridges and join cultures, informing our community regardless of origin, but with a primary focus on connecting immigrants to the communities they have chosen to call home. During election years, we reflect on the role of the media in the divide and animosity we see in politics in…

Tips for Keeping Baby Safe and Happy in the Car

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Tips for Keeping Baby Safe and Happy in the Car

By StatePoint

When it comes to car travel, families know that keeping baby safe and happy is essential, and understanding the latest expert recommendations is one of the best ways to help keep children as safe as possible. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recently updated its recommendation on how long children should ride in rear-facing car…

Making the Most of Parent-Teacher Conferences By Understanding What Your Child Is Learning

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Making the Most of Parent-Teacher Conferences By Understanding What Your Child Is Learning

By Anne E. Mead, Ed. D.

It’s that time of year again, when parents attend parent-teacher conferences to learn how their children are doing is school. Conferences are a dedicated time between parents and teachers to speak about your children, what they are excelling in and how you can support learning at home. Regardless of how your children are doing in…

Fall Festival – Craft Fair & Bazaar

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Fall Festival – Craft Fair & Bazaar

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Start your holiday shopping! Almost 40 vendors will be featuring their many one-of-a-kind items, including crafts, food from Vermont, chocolate, alpaca wool products, jewelry, hand-made cards, essential oils, holiday and Christmas decor, hand-painted signs, team blankets, bibs, knitted and crocheted items, recycled paper jewelry made by women in Uganda, wreaths, landscape paintings, Avon, Christmas ornaments,…

All Dressed-Up to Go on the Trick-Or-Treat Trail

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All Dressed-Up to Go on the Trick-Or-Treat Trail

By Angela Barbosa

So much planning and excitement surrounds choosing the perfect costume for Halloween. From gruesome characters to favorite super heroes, adults and little ones are becoming more and more creative every year. Once costumes have been selected, it is time to plan a safe trick-or-treat trail. So here are some Halloween ideas happening in Danbury: Sensory-friendly…

Carmen: A Saga of Love and Betrayal

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Columns, Little Brazil

Carmen: A Saga of Love and Betrayal

By Karla Rensch

Opera is a genre of creative acting consisting of a dramatic composition in which performers combine instrumental music and singing, with or without spoken dialogue. The singers are accompanied by a musical group that, in some operas, can be an entire symphony orchestra. Opera singers stand out for their striking and remarkable voices, like the renowned Brazilian…

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