Columns, Health / December 4, 2019 Get Your Flu Shot to Stop the Spread of the Flu Virus

By Kaushik Makati AFC Urgent Care

Flu season is here and the best defense to protect yourself, your family and your community from getting sick is to be vaccinated.  In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states that everyone over the age of six months needs to get the flu shot this year. Dr. Iftikhar Ali, Medical Director of...

Cover, News / December 4, 2019 An Exclusive Interview with Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton

By Emanuela Palmares

Last month, Mark Boughton won his 10th term as mayor of the City of Danbury. He earned the title of the longest-serving mayor in the city’s history after defeating Democrat Chris Setaro, a local attorney and former City Council president, in a competitive race. As promised in our last issue, Tribuna conducted an in-depth interview with...

Columns, Community In Focus / December 4, 2019 Danbury Library Offers Free Citizenship Classes

By Angela Barbosa

Becoming a permanent resident of the United States grants an immigrant authorization to lawfully live and work in the United States on a permanent basis. The next best step, once you are eligible, is to become a United States citizen and be rewarded with all the rights and privileges that are part of U.S. citizenship....

It’s Hard to Believe-School Begins Monday, Aug. 29 in Danbury

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Kids & Family, News

It’s Hard to Believe-School Begins Monday, Aug. 29 in Danbury

By Anne Mead

It’s hard to believe, but it’s back to school time. On Monday, August 29, 11,000 students will begin the school year in Danbury with a full-day schedule. As we get closer to the start, routines that we didn’t practice during the lazy days of summer return, as does the preparation for the New Year. Routines put into place help mornings go smoothly and make a successful day…

Making Americans, Making America

News, Op-Ed, Opinion

Making Americans, Making America

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Many years ago, after I had become a four-star general and, then, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the Times of London wrote an article observing that if my parents had sailed to England rather than New York, “the most they could have dreamed of for their son in the military was to become…

Solidarity Generates Generosity – NOBODY Fights Alone.

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Community In Focus, News

Solidarity Generates Generosity – NOBODY Fights Alone.

By Manuella Bacelar

A smile, a hopeful look, a gesture full of gratitude. A happy heart before an act embodying one of the noblest sentiments, known by the name: solidarity. It was with this feeling that the Brazilian communities of Danbury and Bridgeport joined forces and organized a fundraising Festa Junina (hillbilly party), a typical Brazilian party, on…

Fraudulent Magazine Sales Companies Resurface in Connecticut  

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News, Public Service Announcements

Fraudulent Magazine Sales Companies Resurface in Connecticut  

By Tribuna Staff

JULY 29, 2016 – The Department of Consumer Protection has become aware that fraudulent door-to-door magazine companies may be resurfacing this summer, in particular in the New London area. The difference between this scam and many others is that members of these magazine sales crews are often victims of the scam themselves. Almost all crew members end up indebted to whatever…

The Story of JOVANNA GARCIA

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American Dream Series, News

The Story of JOVANNA GARCIA

By Maria Danniella Gutiérrez- Salem

Children are an extension of our own life and we always want their lives to be better than ours. Our interviewee is 22 years old, born in Mexico. Jovanna arrived in Danbury, thanks to her parents, when she was only 8 years old. She is deeply proud of her family, her achievements and her Hispanic…

Preparing Students for the Hot Careers Today: Higher Education Classes in Healthcare, Electrical, IT and Esthetics

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What You Should Know

Preparing Students for the Hot Careers Today: Higher Education Classes in Healthcare, Electrical, IT and Esthetics

By Tribuna Staff

Even in a tight job market, several careers stand out for young people entering the work force or those pivoting from other vocations. Students who want to pursue jobs as electricians, estheticians and health care professionals – especially medical coders and medical assistants — have a good promise of getting a job, even in Connecticut’s limited market….

62nd Annual Bridgewater Country Fair

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Agenda, News

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…

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