Alfonso Robinson

Political activist, online journalist

Boughton “infatuated” with DeSantie?

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG Q: Were you aware that Mr. [former Deputy Personnel Director Julio] Lopez has testified that he thought that — or that you had said to him that you had gotten hired because the mayor was infatuated with you? A: No, I’m not aware of that. Q: Was that a true statement, […] [Read More]
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Dems retain control of 4th, 5th, and 6th wards, hold onto Board of Education seats

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG It was not all doom and gloom for Democrats in Danbury yesterday. Although the dishonest one cruised to a predictable victory, efforts by the Republicans to pick up city council seats in highly contested 6th ward were unsuccessful as Paul Rotello and Ben Chianese scored big wins. Also successful in holding […] [Read More]
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Wendy DaCosta on Boughton: “He’s changed…his reputation and his power have change him. He’s not the person that I knew”

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG Q: You said you’ve known Mayor Boughton for 30 years. Right? You’ve got to answer verbally. A: Yes, I have. Q: So you know him pretty well. Correct? A: I did. Q: You worked with him for, what, seven years about? A: Yes. Q: Seven, eight years. Does he seem like […] [Read More]
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Coming soon…

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Prepare to be outraged… RELATED POSTS: Danbury, Mayor Boughton sued by former secretary. Danbury dodges release of depositions in federal court. Danbury places official on leave. July 1 2004: Personnel Director job questioned. Aug 25 2004: Council takes up personnel issue. More questions surface again about former personnel director. [Read More]
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Boughton sexual harassment deposition obtained

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG Will the depositions of Mark Boughton and former HR director Carol DeSantie finally put the rumors to rest or create more questions than answers? No thanks to the stonewalling tactics at City Hall, yours truly will have in his possession the transcript of the deposition Mayor Mark Boughton provided in her […] [Read More]
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Doing what Paul McAllister is unwilling to accomplish…

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG Do you know who this man is? If not, don’t worry, most people have no idea that this individual is running against Mark Boughton since he’s running a virtually non-existant mayoral campaign. With a little over a week to go in what most consider one of the most pathetic municipal campaigns […] [Read More]
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VIDEO/AUDIO: Boughton/Danbury GOP blink, back away from voter suppression move

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Cross post from HatCityBLOG At last night’s meeting of the city council, faced with widespread public disapproval, Mayor Boughton and the Republican leadership on the city council backed away from their ill-conceived voter suppression initiative. From last night, here’s video of Boughton announcing to the public that vote on the proposal to move the polling […] [Read More]
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Boughton/Danbury GOP continue to pull dirty tricks in voter suppression effort

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