Alfonso Robinson

Political activist, online journalist

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View live streaming state network TV on your mobile device

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG For those without power, you can watch state network TV online on your mobile device: NBC/WVIT (via UStream) ABC/WTNH WTNH Live Streaming Schedule Our live stream runs 24 hours a day. When there is no local programming available, we will stream the local Connecticut radar. Weekdays Monday-Friday, 12:00pm-12:30pm News 8 at […] [Read More]
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School officials debunk Boughton claim regarding rise in school enrollment and condominium development

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG As a parent of a child who has just entered the city’s school system, in speaking with parents, teachers, and students across the city, the top issue on the minds of most residents in Danbury does not involve immigration or the economy but rather the state of education in the city. […] [Read More]
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CAMPAIGN SPOTLIGHT (video) Luis Rodriguez for City Council

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG Since we’re in the home stretch of the municipal campaign season, I decided to bring back my CANDIDATE SPOTLIGHT series. The first person in my series of campaign interviews is City Council At Large candidate Luis Rodriguez. Here’s a brief bio on the candidate. A recent graduate of the University of […] [Read More]
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VIDEO: Flip over accident causes traffic backup on Garamella and Osborne

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THE CASE AGAINST JOHN McGOWAN: Did he just violate his court order?

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Apparently, it seems like McGowan has trouble obeying court instructions… After being convicted of rape, McGowan took to the air to talk about his court case and said the following. “I’m not going anywhere,” McGowan said on Comcast Cable Channel 23. “I’m going to keep doing my show. I’m not going to change what I’m […] [Read More]
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VIDEO: 2011 Danbury Mayoral Debate

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG A HUGE round of thanks goes out to the fearless John Neumuller who takes time out of his schedule to video tape various meetings in Danbury…for FREE (make sure to watch Neumuller’s local access show Danbury Live, Saturdays at 7PM on Comcast 23). [Read More]
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Tribuna Newspaper should recuse themselves from mayoral debate due to undisclosed contributions to Boughton campaign

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG Let me start this post off by stating that this is not personal. I’ve known the family that publishes the Tribuna Newspaper for many years and the following post has nothing to do with the newspaper as a whole. The rationale behind this post is to provide the public full disclosure […] [Read More]
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This is what you get when the education budget is shortchanged

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG Unreal… Two Broadview Middle School students were transported to Danbury Hospital after a school bus accident Wednesday afternoon, said Elio Longo, director of finance for the Board of Education. The accident involved a car and a bus, and no more information was available Wednesday night. The accident was revealed in a […] [Read More]
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Boughton to the rescue (just in time for the campaign season)…

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG From the mayor who makes it a habit to pave roads to satify potential voters residents, here’s Mark Boughton’s latest “Politics over People” moment. A bulldozer on Foster Street sent a powerful signal to Danbury educators on Monday that some of the city’s school space issues could be relieved by next […] [Read More]
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DHS principal notifies parents about school fight on FRIDAY EVENING?!?

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG Talk about a Friday evening dump…this email prepared by officials at Danbury High School was sent to members of the board of education last Friday at 3:30. We are sending the following message out (in real people voices – Portuguese, Spanish and English) at 6:30 tonight. Good evening parents, guardians, and […] [Read More]
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