Mark Boughton

Mayor, City of Danbury

Clean City Danbury Day Is Almost Here!

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With Clean City Danbury Day rapidly approaching, I though I would share some interesting facts about tomorrow’s event Winters Brothers (the new owners of AWD) will be donating the complete cost of the disposal, the dumpsters and the manpower for the day. Special thanks to Joe Winters and his team for the donation– this is […] [Read More]
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Save the Main Street Post Office!

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Save the Main Street Post Office! – kinda sounds like “Save the Clock Tower!” from Back to the Future.. Now that I have got that out of my system, just a short note to remind you that tomorrow is the Public Hearing for the future of the Main Street Post Office. The USPS has been […] [Read More]
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Main Street Post Office To Get Public Hearing.

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The United States Postal Service has agreed to conduct a public hearing about the future of the Danbury Post Office located on Main Street. The Public Hearing will be held on May 4th in the City Council chambers at 5 pm. Residents and patrons of the Post Office are encouraged to attend to express their […] [Read More]
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A Stunning Statement.

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Special thanks to Governor Malloy and to Lt. Gov. Wyman for making their way to Danbury as part of the Governor’s 17  Town Hall meetings. As someone who has conducted countless town hall meetings in Danbury (with a few more to go) I know that it isn’t easy to stand there and take the criticism. […] [Read More]
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Save HVCEO!

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There are a lot proposals and ideas floating around the Legislature. Some of them good, some of them not so good. One of them is to eliminate HVCEO. Deep inside HB5782 (part of Governor Malloy’s budget) there is language that reduces the Regional Planning Organizations from 15 to 8. While on its surface consolidation is […] [Read More]
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The Proposal That No One’s Talking About.

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While many parts of Governor Malloy’s budget have come under scrutiny for a variety of reasons, there is one proposal that has flown under the radar. The Earned Income Tax Credit proposal has drawn little fire from politicians and has not been the focus of discussion at the town hall meetings the Governor is having […] [Read More]
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Here it comes..

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LIGHT RAIN OCCURRING ACROSS WESTERN CONNECTICUT AT THIS TIME… HEAVY RAIN LIKELY LATE TONIGHT AND FRIDAY MORNING MAY CAUSE MODERATE TO MAJOR FLOODING IN WESTERN CT… Municipalities are reminded to review their Local Emergency Operations Plans. At 2:45 PM radar showed light rain over Western CT.  Rain is forecast to very slowly spread to the […] [Read More]
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Rough Weather Ahead.

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Based on the weather forecast for the next two days, things could get rough around here. The National Weather Service is predicting 2″-4″ of rain starting late tonight. Coupled with the rain over the last week and all of the melted snow, if their prediction comes true, it will be a challenge. I have already […] [Read More]
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