Re-Opening of Newly Renovated Abbott Tech’s Thyme Café
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Re-Opening of Newly Renovated Abbott Tech’s Thyme Café

By Angela Barbosa Formerly Jasmine’s, the student-run restaurant at Henry Abbott Technical High School that is part of the Connecticut Technical High School System’s culinary arts program, now…

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Danbury Celebrates the Day of Portugal
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Danbury Celebrates the Day of Portugal

By Angela Barbosa    Rain or shine, the Day of Portugal is a tradition observed by Portuguese citizens and emigrants throughout the world, proud to celebrate their roots…

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2016 Parent Leader Training Institute Graduation
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2016 Parent Leader Training Institute Graduation

Graduating Leaders Who Want to Make a Difference in Their Communities   By Angela Barbosa   “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more,…

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Celebrating a Rite of Passage to Adulthood
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Celebrating a Rite of Passage to Adulthood

By Angela Barbosa   Rebekah enjoys cheerleading, and likes performing with the Broadview Theater.  Daniel loves tackle flag and tackle football, soccer, and enjoys his free time. He also likes camping, fishing and just hanging out with his friends. What do they have in…

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When the Time Comes, Reinvent Yourself
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When the Time Comes, Reinvent Yourself

By Angela Barbosa   At 18, she wanted to be a flight attendant. Her love for historical things and travelling added being a travel guide to her bucket list of possible exciting careers, including…

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Candidates Running for Connecticut’s 24th State Senate Seat
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Candidates Running for Connecticut’s 24th State Senate Seat

By Angela Barbosa Elections for the office of Connecticut State Senate will take place in 2016. The primary election will be held on August 9, 2016, and the general election…

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More Than 500 Guests Gathered to Celebrate the Portuguese Cultural Center’s 15th Anniversary
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More Than 500 Guests Gathered to Celebrate the Portuguese Cultural Center’s 15th Anniversary

By Angela Barbosa Photos By Henrique Mano-Luso Americano   It was in 2001 when members of the Sons of Portugal and the Portuguese-American clubs decided to merge both facilities and give birth…

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Entrepreneurship Panel Discussion
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Entrepreneurship Panel Discussion

The Ancell School of Business will host “The Entrepreneurial Arc” on Tuesday, April 19 at 6 p.m. in Room 218 of the Westside Classroom Building on the WCSU…

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Irish Pride in the Hat City
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Irish Pride in the Hat City

By Angela Barbosa “Today everyone is Irish,” said Mayor Mark Boughton on Thursday, March 17, alongside other dignitaries and members of the local community during the flag-raising ceremony…

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SBD’s Foundation Grants Awards Over 50 agencies in the Area in 2015
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SBD’s Foundation Grants Awards Over 50 agencies in the Area in 2015

Receptions were held all over the cities of Danbury, New Milford and Waterbury to award 56 agencies with $162,500 presented by the Savings Bank of Danbury Foundation, an…

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