Alfonso Robinson

Political activist, online journalist

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VIDEO: Danbury Fair Mall fireworks finale

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

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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 sure to stop downtown and listen to the latest talent in the area. During my recent visit to […] [Read More]
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Happy Danbury Unity March Day

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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 immigrant population and stood against the anti-immigrant/racist policies of Mark Boughton, his chief of staff (and architect of many of the city’s anti-immigrant policies) […] [Read More]
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On SBAC – Connecticut’s Best Places for parents and students – Stonington, Madison, Region #19, Danbury

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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 part art and part science.” This year, Connecticut’s public school parents learned the value of living in a school district where […] [Read More]
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Food for thought…

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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 corporation, had a very good year in 2010. The company reported worldwide profits of $14.2 billion, and said $5.1 billion of […] [Read More]
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IMPORTANT public hearing on development proposal on Newtown Road TONIGHT

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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 Stop and Shop and the Holiday Inn on Newotwn Road. Critics of the proposal are concerened with the impact this proposals will have on an […] [Read More]
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Tell your state lawmakers to stand up for victims of domentic violence

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Today, The Connecticut Against Gun Violence group (CAGV) sent out an urgent email to their followers urging them to call their state lawmakers and demand that H.B. 6848, An Act Protecting Victims Of Domestic Violence gets called for an up or down vote before this week’s legislative deadline. This common sense bill will protect victims […] [Read More]
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When it comes to racist intent, GOP State Rep. Cecilia Buck-Taylor makes the case for Gov. Malloy

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Cross post from My Left Nutmeg UPDATE: The Connecticut Democratic Party released the following statement regarding State Rep. Buck-taylor’s offensive remarks. The Connecticut Democratic Party is calling on State Rep. Cecilia Buck-Taylor to apologize after she used a sponsored Facebook post last night to misrepresent and spread fear about Governor Malloy’s Second Chance Society initiative. […] [Read More]
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