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...

62nd Annual Bridgewater Country Fair

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62nd Annual Bridgewater Country Fair

By Tribuna Staff

The Bridgewater Country Fair is a long-standing tradition that preserves the character of the quintessential country fair. The fun kicks off with the annual Bridgewater Fair Parade. This fair is a major agricultural fair, featuring a midway, animal competitions, exhibits, home arts competitions, a tractor pull, food and bandstand entertainment. New attractions include a NASCAR style…

What Are the Seven Most Important Things to Do Right After an Auto Accident?

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What Are the Seven Most Important Things to Do Right After an Auto Accident?

By Attorney Antonio Fernandes

It’s easy to panic after an accident, but keeping a clear head and taking immediate precautions can help you down the road. Protect yourself by doing these seven things right after an accident. Seven Actions to Take After an Accident: 1. Check for injuries and call an ambulance if necessary. The absolute first thing you…

Hispanic and Portuguese Sport Participation in DAYO Programs on the Rise

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Hispanic and Portuguese Sport Participation in DAYO Programs on the Rise

By Estela Camacho

Hispanic and Portuguese youth are our largest local minority group, which is rapidly growing, along with their involvement in various sports. Tribuna has given the Danbury Athletic Youth Organization an opportunity to inform our Hispanic and Portuguese families about sports that they may not have been previously exposed to and now, we are seeing families…

Danbury Public Schools Announce the Opening of the Family and Community Engagement Center (FACE Center)

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Danbury Public Schools Announce the Opening of the Family and Community Engagement Center (FACE Center)

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Over the past few years, Danbury Public Schools has made a conscientious effort to open up doors that encourage parents, families and the community to engage with its schools. Whether it is serving on a School Governance Council, attending Parent-Teacher Organization meetings, volunteering in your child’s school, attending open houses and your child’s conferences, or…

CT Surgeons Gives Patients Pain Relief with an Innovative Procedure to Treat Stress Fractures

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CT Surgeons Gives Patients Pain Relief with an Innovative Procedure to Treat Stress Fractures

By Danbury Hospital / WCHN

-WCHN Decreases the Need for Knee Replacement with New Injectable Bone Filler When his knee quickly swelled to three times its normal size after falling on the stairs, Nicholas Saccone of Carmel, NY knew something was seriously wrong. Saccone, 69, wasn’t able to walk or bend his knee and pain radiated throughout his leg. He…

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