Alfonso Robinson

Political activist, online journalist

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What’s with the clear-cutting of trees at Kennedy Ave?

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG View of the clear cutting on the corner of Kennedy Ave and Rose Street done by ILO.ENTERPRISES LLC. The developer plans to build condos at the location of the green abandoned building in the photo (located on Bells Lane). 07.30.11 WRITE-UP HAS BEEN UPDATED WITH NEW INFORMATION (at the end of […] [Read More]
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Boughton can’t be serious?

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG Really? Did the part-time mayor REALLY say this? Boughton said after his acceptance speech he expects the city will spend the next 18 months focusing on the challenge of providing quality education in crowded schools. Really? Issues that will need to be addressed by city leaders in coming years, he said, […] [Read More]
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One on one with Danbury Democraitc mayoral candidate Lynn Taborsak

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG After receiving the Democratic endorsement for mayor, I had a brief moment to Lynn Taborsak and talked to her about why she’s running against Mark Boughton. [Read More]
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LIVE VIDEO STREAM: Danbury Democratic Town Committee caucus

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG Today, members of the Danbury Democratic Town Committee will pick their candidates for the 2011 municipal elections. I’ll be providing a live video stream of the event from City Hall starting at 7PM. [Read More]
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The Danbury Board of Education’s 3,000 dollar mistake (take 2)

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG Members of the Board of Education discuss the appointment of Dr. Robert Rossi as Principal of Danbury High School June 24 Board of Education meeting. Photo by ctblogger I was on the interviewing committee…and this has nothing to do with the candidate, it has a lot to do with the process. […] [Read More]
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The Danbury Board of Education’s 3,000 dollar mistake (take 1)

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG In honor of Danbury High School controversial principal Robert Rossi’s case of homesickness, lets take a look back at the series of criticism the Board of Education received by Republicans, Democrats, and members of the public over their hiring process that resulted in Rossi coming to Danbury in the first place. […] [Read More]
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VIDEO: Winters Brothers acquire transfer station

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG Joseph Winters announces the purchase of the White Street transfer station. Press conference 07.13.11. At a press conference this morning, Joseph Winters announced the acquisition of the Transfer Station previously owned by James Galante. Although few details were disclosed at the presser, such as the purchase price of the facility or […] [Read More]
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City Center Farmers’ Market opens Friday

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Being that I’m a HUGE fan of organic food, this is great news… City Center Press Release: DANBURY FARMERS’ MARKET COMMUNITY COLLABORATIVE (DFMCC) ANNOUNCES MAJOR HEALTH PROMOTION AND FRESH FOOD ACCESS INITIATIVE The Greater Danbury Farmers’ Market Community Collaborative (DFMCC) today announced receipt of a $10,000 donor-advised grant from the Fairfield County Community Foundation. Granted […] [Read More]
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Documents verifies Public Works Director’s dishonesty regarding temperature problems at police station

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG The drumbeat continues… As we approach the dog days of summer, complaints over the air quality at the new police station continues. It all started last month when Public Works Director Antonio Iadarola assured members of the city council that no where in the police station has the temperature risen above […] [Read More]
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