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...

Civic Engagement, Community Resources / March 13, 2019 HOME FIRE PREPAREDNESS CAMPAIGN

By Tribuna Staff

Reducing fire injury and deaths one home at a time. At no cost to you, we would like to share some simple steps you can take at home that will help you protect your family against fire. In addition, the Red Cross will install FREE smoke alarms within your home. Visits generally last 20 minutes...

Etiquette in Youth Sports

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Etiquette in Youth Sports

By Estela Camacho

Have you experienced sideline coaching by other parents? It can be very distracting when you are trying to watch your child’s game. While most parents try to keep comments positive, we do have some parents that are overly passionate about their child’s play and tend to call out their own child if mistakes are made. Most of the time, children already know they…

DACA Offers Quality of Life to Undocumented Youth

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DACA Offers Quality of Life to Undocumented Youth

By Mariana Silva

Did you know that there is a program that allows certain immigrant youth to benefit, with employment authorization, a social security number, the ability to attend school and obtain a driver’s license in the United States? Well, today we will talk about DACA – Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals – a discretionary determination allowing individuals that entered the United States as children to reside in the country legally for a period of…

New Kids’ Programs at the Waterbury Library

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New Kids’ Programs at the Waterbury Library

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Dear Editor, The Silas Bronson Library has launched three new weekly programs and one new monthly program for children this month. All programs are free and open to the public. Bronson Library Homework Help for children in Grades 4 through 8 is held every Tuesday from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Children’s Room. Coding…

But It Takes So Much Time: Helping Your Child to be Self Sufficient

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Kids & Family

But It Takes So Much Time: Helping Your Child to be Self Sufficient

By Carol Dores & Anne E. Mead

Young children love to be able to do things by themselves. Ask any mother of a two year old and she will tell you she has been told many times by her child “I do it” or “Me do it.” The sense of independence that children gain by being able to accomplish easy tasks on their own is tremendous. Think back about your first really exciting accomplishment. It might have…

100th Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) Procedure Performed at Danbury Hospital By Western Connecticut Health Network

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Health, News

100th Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) Procedure Performed at Danbury Hospital By Western Connecticut Health Network

By Western Connecticut Health Network

DANBURY, Connecticut – September 2, 2016 – Ninety-year-old Woodbury Resident Elisabeth Stritzel is looking forward to being able to tend to her vegetable garden and flower beds since having her failing aortic valve replaced at Danbury Hospital. Mrs. Stritzel is the 100th patient to undergo the Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) procedure there. Cardiovascular physicians…

Don’t miss the Danbury Titans’ new season

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Don’t miss the Danbury Titans’ new season

By Renato Ghio

    The second season for Danbury’s pro hockey team, the Danbury Titans, kicks off in just about a month. There’s a lot that is new this season – a new head coach, new players, new team sponsors. What remains the same is the excitement from both the team management and the fans. “We are definitely excited for the season,” said Bruce Bennett, owner…

Italian Plum Crumble

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Culinary // Food

Italian Plum Crumble

By Alicia Ghio

Crumbles and crisps are among our favorite desserts, but especially in the fall. Filled with seasonal fruit and warming spices, they are such a comforting treat. They are simple to put together and a great way to use a lot of very ripe fruit at once. At this time of year, most people turn to apples for fruity desserts, but there are plenty of…

Miracelly Salon & Spa Launches Beauty Everyday Membership Special

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Community In Focus

Miracelly Salon & Spa Launches Beauty Everyday Membership Special

By Angela Barbosa

With all lengths of hair, keeping it healthy and beautiful at all times can be time consuming and not an easy task. It was thinking of the men and women who are always on the run, and need to make sure their hair always looks impeccable, that Miracelly Salon & Spa launched the Membership Special with unlimited options according to your beauty needs. With long experience in the…

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