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Author: Alfonso Robinson

Teacher’s union criticize SBAC test scores

After the Malloy administration pulled a Friday afternoon dump with the release with the less than impressive SBAC test results, the Connecticut Education Association released the following
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State Rep. Arconti, City Councilman Minority Leader Tom Saadi speak out against transfer station proposal

Cross post from HatCityBLOG After the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection gave their stamp of approval towards a proposed solid waste transfer station on Plumtress Road, State Rep.
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One on one with Danbury DTC Chairman Joe Walkovich: Downtown revitalization efforts

Cross post from HatcityBLOGLast month, I had the pleasure of interviewing Danbury Democratic Town Committee chairman Joe Walkovich and get his thoughts on some of the major issues in the city. In the
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Why demolish the playground at Rogers Park in August?

To say that the demolishment of the playground at Rogers Park is boneheaded would be an understatement. The playground at Rogers Park has a very popular destination for youths (my kids play there
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VIDEO: Danbury Fair Mall fireworks finale

Cross post from HatCityBLOG Happy 4th of July…
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Danbury’s local music scene is alive and well!

Lys Gulliorn and Her Band Cross post from HatCityBLOG I’ve ALWAYS been a HUGE supporter of the local music scene in Danbury and during those rare moments when I have a free night to myself, I make
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Happy Danbury Unity March Day

Cross post from HatCityBLOG Advocates for the rights of immigrants will never forget June 12 2005! It was on that beautiful Sunday afternoon, over 1,000 residents stood in solidarity with Danbury’s
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On SBAC – Connecticut’s Best Places for parents and students – Stonington, Madison, Region #19, Danbury

Cross post from Jon Pelto’s Wait What? Every year groups like Livability.com release lists of the best places to live in American. The organization observes that, “Making a Best Places to Live list is
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Food for thought…

The next time you hear GE whine about the state budget, remember that they know a thing or two about NOT paying their fair share. New York Times, 03.24.11: General Electric, the nation’s largest
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IMPORTANT public hearing on development proposal on Newtown Road TONIGHT

Cross post from HatCityBLOG Tonight, the Danbury Planning Commission will be holding a public hearing regarding a significant development proposal at the locaiton of the old Action Motors adjacent to
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