Alfonso Robinson

Political activist, online journalist

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The public deserves to know the truth about the Danbury 11 case

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG When it comes to the upcoming depositions in the Danbury 11 civil rights case, although supporters of Mark Boughton would have you believe that the mayor did not mislead the public about details of the raid at Kennedy Park, a historical look at Boughton’s comments paints a different picture. On September […] [Read More]
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CT-04: Hermannn drops out of Congressional race

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG Amid new problems with his petition signatures, today Republican Tom Herrmann announced that he’s dropping out of the Congressional race. Herrmann said in a press release that he decided to end his run due to “isolated problems with his campaign’s signature collection process that will result in a shortfall in the […] [Read More]
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VIDEO: Malloy unveils 12-point jobs plan

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Stating that there is no economic development policy in Connecticut, today in Danbury, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Dan Malloy unveiled his 12 point plan for job creation in the state. From earlier today, here’s video footage of Malloy’s presser. [Read More]
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VIDEO: Lebanese Heritage Monument unveiled at City Hall

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG City Council Minority Leader Tom Saadi offered remarks during the unveiling of theLebanese Heritage Monument at City Hall. On Sunday afternoon, Lebanese-Americans from the area gathered at City Hall to witness the unveiling of monument dedicated to their contributions to Greater Danbury. Here’s video footage of the event: [Read More]
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ConnCAN analysis reveals greater dropout rate in Greater Danbury

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG Today, the Connecticut Coalition for Achievement Now released their comparison of the official high school graduation rate by the CT Department of Education versus the independent rates calculated by Education Week’s Diplomas Count project. This comparison was conducted in previous years to draw attention to the discrepancies between the state’s methodology, […] [Read More]
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Danbury homicide case gains statewide attention

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG The brutal and senseless stabbing death of Ana Barros has gained that attention of the entire state. Here’s how news of Barros’ death played out on several on the networks yesterday… [Read More]
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Former mayoral candidate Gary Goncalves speaks out on firefighter lawsuit

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG During his campaign for mayor back in 2009, Gary Goncalves was one of the first individuals to discuss the firefighter lawsuit against the city and allegations of wrongdoing by Boughton and other people at city hall. On a recent edition of the local access show “Community Forum” Goncalves offered his thoughts […] [Read More]
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New details emerge in firefighter lawsuit settlement

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG …still no comment. While Mayor Boughton continues to avoid addressing the city’s admitted wrongdoing and allegations made against him and city officials in the recent firefighter lawsuit, this week, new details emerged that new light on other costs that were attributed to the case. While the 450,000 dollar settlement has been […] [Read More]
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