News, Public Service Announcements / March 9, 2020 Scam Alert: Coronavirus Inspires Scam Artists to Target Consumers

By Tribuna Staff

The Departments of Consumer Protection (DCP) and Public Health (DPH), and the Office of the Attorney General William Tong, are warning consumers that scam artists are following the headlines and trying to take advantage of consumers during heightened attention to coronavirus. Scam artists may post, email and text to promote false information about “cases” of...

Columns, Health, News / March 9, 2020 Pure Physique: “More Is Always Less When It Comes to Exercise”

By By Angela Barbosa

When you engage yourself in a workout regime that requires more than your real life can cope with, chances are that you won’t be able to keep it up after a few months or even weeks. Opting for  something realistic, which can be done without causing stress or frustration due to the lack of time,...

Cover / March 9, 2020 Center for Pediatric Medicine Helps Children to Grow Up Healthy

By Angela Barbosa

Choosing a pediatrician for your baby is not an easy task, and together with all the other preparation for the baby’s arrival, it can become quite overwhelming. Nevertheless, at the Center for Pediatric Medicine (CPM), they believe that the earlier you start building a relationship with your baby’s doctor while you are pregnant, the more...

Making Americans, Making America

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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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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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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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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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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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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…

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