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...

BINGO: Fun while helping support local sports

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BINGO: Fun while helping support local sports

By Estela Camacho

The Danbury Athletic Youth Organization (DAYO) has been operating weekly bingo games for over thirty years and during this time, many people have participated, winning money, meeting new friends and knowing they are supporting a youth organization dedicated to helping children in the Danbury community. The proceeds from the bingo games help support Track &…

Be Aware: Self Help Scams

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Be Aware: Self Help Scams

By Catherine Blinder

As the old year ends, and the new one approaches, many of us look at it as an opportunity to work on improving our financial or personal situation. New Year’s resolutions are easy to talk about and not always that easy to accomplish! We can be inspired by advertising, websites, self-help books and magazines, but…

“Placemaking in Downtown Danbury”

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“Placemaking in Downtown Danbury”

By P.J. Prunty

What happens when you put a sole piano — sans pianist — in a public space? International artist Luke Jerram was commissioned to find that out in Birmingham, UK, in 2008. He took the ivories to the streets for three weeks, and the result was “placemaking,” before the term was trendy. In those three weeks, more than…

Learn How You Can Do Hand-Built Outdoor Furniture

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Learn How You Can Do Hand-Built Outdoor Furniture

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 Dear Editor, Don’t get bored this winter – make some simple and stylish outdoor furniture and yard décor for next summer’s outdoor gatherings!  How?  Come to a talk by woodwork artist Katie Jackson on Saturday, January 7th from 10:30am to noon at the Danbury Library and learn how you can do-it-yourself. In Ms. Jackson’s book, “Hand-Built Outdoor Furniture:…

In 2017 Our Wish Is Hope

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In 2017 Our Wish Is Hope

By Emanuela Palmares

For our last issue of the year and with the New Year around the corner, Tribuna went out to the streets and asked readers their thoughts on the holiday season. For some, 2016 was a year taken over by divides, tensions and uncertainty. But for most, as you will read in our cover story, hope…

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