Alfonso Robinson

Political activist, online journalist

Email reveals education budgetary problems between mayor, city council and board of ed

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG City Council discussion on NEA teachers contract, Jan 2012 In advance of today’s education budget workshop meeting here’s an email Mayor Boughton sent to members of members of the city council, and School Superintendent Sal Pascarella and Kim Thompson, Director of Human Resources & Counsel to the Board of Education. The […] [Read More]
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The dishonest anti-immigrant hypocrite strikes again

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Cross post HatCityBLOG Trust me, the mayor is not fooling the people who know the REAL Mark Boughton. You gotta be kidding me! Here’s the dishonest one chiming in on East Haven Joseph Maturo’s idiotic regarding Latinos in his city Republican Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton said Maturo should dismantle and rebuild his police department. “There […] [Read More]
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Look out Mark Boughton…you have competition!

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If you’re disgusted by the racist comments from the Mayor of East Haven, PLEASE join the Facebook page calling for the resignation of Jospeh Maturo Look out Mark Boughton! When it comes to your well-deserved title as the state’s most racially insensitive mayor, it looks like you have competition from East Haven.  When pressed with […] [Read More]
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FBI arrest four East Haven police officers on charges linked to racial profiling

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Immigrant rights activist Rev. James Manship arrested by East Haven PD, 02.19.09 UPDATE: You can read a copy of the indictment below. Finally justice for Father James Manship! The Federal Bureau of Investigation arrested four East Haven police officers early this morning, Mayor Joseph Maturo Jr. confirmed. The four officers were among those being investigated […] [Read More]
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JOE DASILVA CASE VIDEO FLASHBACK: Ecuadorian media reports on the death of Luis Encalada Bueno

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG In light of Joe DaSilva’s plea deal in the negligent homicide of Ecuadorian immigrant Luis Encalada Bueno, here’s a video recap of how the news media in Ecuador reported on the tragic incident. Originally posted on HatCityBLOG on Jan 30 2010 ETV Telerama ETV Telerama Video courtesy of TV Telerama Online/Cuenca […] [Read More]
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JOE DASILVA CASE FLASHBACK: Arrest warrant sheds new details in case; expose possible cover-up attempt

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG With the laundry list of motions to suppress evidence by the defense attorney in the Joe DaSilva manslaughter trial, I thought now would be a good time to go back and take a look at police warrant on the matter. One look at the affadavit and you can understand why defense […] [Read More]
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Who is Mary Ann Doran?

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG During my time in the Hat City, I’ve been a participant of countless conversations with people who go out of their way to give their take on the political history of Danbury…and time and time again there’s always a reasonable chance that the name Mary Ann Doran will be referenced (most […] [Read More]
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Storm panel final report released

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG Dixon: CT Post: The governor’s Two Storm Panel adopted a list of 82 recommendations Monday morning aimed at preparing the state for the next big storm. The top suggestion calls for “reasonable performance standards” for utility recovery and restoration. The recommendations, in eight chapters, also call for revisions to state engineering […] [Read More]
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