News / March 21, 2019 AARP Connecticut Announces 2019 AARP Community Challenge Grant Program to Help Make Communities Better for All Ages

By Tribuna Staff

AARP is now accepting applications for the 2019 Community Challenge grant program to fund “quick-action” projects that spark change in local communities. The grant program, which is now in its third year, is part of AARP’s nationwide Livable Communities initiative, which aims to make communities great places to live for everyone. The Community Challenge is...

Columns, Get Smart - Pass It On / March 16, 2019 Beware of Tax Scams

By Catherine Blinder

It’s nearing tax time again, and every year, around this time, we hear about an increase in calls from people claiming to be from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). They will often ask you for your Social Security number (SSN), or other personal and financial information. The IRS does not call people and ask them...

News / March 14, 2019 Federal Monitor’s Report in DCF Case Shows Continued Concerns

By Kathleen Megan | CTMirror.org

The latest report from the federal monitor of the state Department of Children and Families shows that the agency maintained compliance with five of 10 measures that are part of a court supervised exit plan, but is still failing to meet the remaining five – including those related to hiring and caseloads. “I think it’s...

DHS Students Organize Prom for Teen with Special Needs

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Community In Focus, Education, News

DHS Students Organize Prom for Teen with Special Needs

By Mariana Silv

The end of the academic year is imminent, and the approach of the prom season enlivens teens’ routines. Prom is a very traditional event and highly anticipated by the youth. The tradition that marks the passage of adolescence to adulthood is unforgettable and because it involves teenagers, everything becomes a bit more distressing and nerve-wracking….

Family Camp “Together We Can Achieve More” Integrates School and Family

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Family Camp “Together We Can Achieve More” Integrates School and Family

By Mariana Silva

The Family Camp, “Together We Can Achieve More,” organized by Danbury Public Schools, Danbury Family Learning Center, Inc. and Sodexo, Inc., will be held on April 1 at Rogers Park Middle School. The goal is to share strategies, perspectives and ideas that benefit our families, children, teachers and the community. The idea is to have…

Community Dialogue Series – Part II  Danbury Police Chief Patrick Ridenhour on ICE

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Cover, Immigration, News, Politics

Community Dialogue Series – Part II Danbury Police Chief Patrick Ridenhour on ICE

By Emanuela Palmares

Editor’s Note: The following story is the second 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 continue the series with the transcript of Chief Ridenhour’s answer to the question posed to…

Tribuna American Dream Awards Nomination Process is Now Open

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Tribuna American Dream Awards Nomination Process is Now Open

By Emanuela Palmares

In the definition of the American Dream written in 1931 by James Truslow Adams, a Connecticut native, he says that the dream should feel like “life should be better and richer and fuller for everyone, with opportunity for each according to ability or achievement” regardless of social class or circumstances of birth. The American Dream…

Second Annual Juried Fine Art & Crafts Show

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Second Annual Juried Fine Art & Crafts Show

By Western Connecticut State University

The Friends of the Ives nonprofit organization will present the second annual Art at Ives Juried Fine Art & Crafts Show during Memorial Day Weekend, Saturday, May 27, through Monday, May 29, at Ives Concert Park on the Western Connecticut State University Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury, CT. This three-day event will feature high-quality original works in a diverse scope…

Connecticut Ballet to Hold Annual Danbury Dance Initiative Benefit Performance

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Connecticut Ballet to Hold Annual Danbury Dance Initiative Benefit Performance

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Connecticut Ballet will hold its annual benefit performance for Khalda Logan Dance Scholarships, awarded to talented middle and high school youth from greater Danbury, on Sunday, March 19 at 4:30pm at Broadview Middle School, 72 Hospital Avenue, Danbury. All members of the community are encouraged to attend this collaborative performance featuring dance styles from ballet…

Golden Milk Oatmeal

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Culinary // Food

Golden Milk Oatmeal

By Alicia Ghio

Golden milk is one of those trendy items in the food blog world. However, it’s not really a new creation. It comes from Ayurvedic practice and medicine in Indian cultures. It’s a tonic made with milk, turmeric and other warming spices like cinnamon. Turmeric is known for it’s anti-inflammatory properties. Among its many reported health…

2018 Exchange Plans Could Cover Fewer Hospitals, Doctors, Drugs

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2018 Exchange Plans Could Cover Fewer Hospitals, Doctors, Drugs

By Arielle Levin Becker | CT Mirror

Insurance companies that sell coverage through the state’s health insurance exchange next year will be allowed to cover fewer hospitals, doctors and prescription drugs under changes the exchange’s board approved Tuesday (02/28). Officials hope those changes could help offset rate increases that would otherwise be required because of the increased price and use of medical…

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