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Monthly Archive for November, 2010

: November, 2010

Has anyone seen Gary Franks (take 2)

CTCapitolReport has provided a link to the Waterbury Rep-Am full article on the status of former Congressman Gary Franks and lets just say that the darling of the Republicans in the 90s is a disgrace.

VIDEO: Congressman Murphy speaks out against Gov. Rell’s recommendation to eliminate area rail service

Cross post from HatCityBLOG This afternoon, Congressman Chris Murphy paid a visit to Danbury and Waterbury to speak out against Gov Rell’s proposal to eliminate of the Metro-North rail service. The

Has anyone seen Gary Franks?

Seems like the former Republican Congressman has a problem when it comes to paying his debt. Gary Franks’ rise was meteoric, from a three-family house on Camp Terrace to a real estate millionaire,

U.S Department of Education lists CT high school achievement gap largest in nation

Today the Connecticut Coalition for Achievement Now (ConnCAN) commented on the latest data from the U.S. Department of Education that shows Connecticut high schools having the largest achievement gap

Boughton uses the “L” word

Cross post from HatCityBLOG The chickens have come home to roost… Danbury Patch: Danbury faces a quadruple whammy in the coming budget season, Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton told the department heads

ConnCAN gives Danbury Elementary/Secondary schools mixed reviews

Cross post from HatCityBLOG As a followup to my previous post regarding The Connecticut Coalition for Achievement Now’s (ConnCAN) report on Danbury High School, here’s a breakdown of ConnCAN’s report

ConnCAN gives Danbury High School a failing grade

Cross post from HatCityBLOG UPDATE 1:30PM: A friend writes that ConnCAN’s ranking of Danbury HIgh School is lower than first thought: The rank number is messed up, too. When there’s a tie, they don’t

Bethel Board of Selectmen approve “revised” road repair proposal

Yesterday, the Bethel Board of Selectmen voted unanimously to send a revised road repair project to the board of finance for approval. The original 8.5 million dollar proposal was rejected by the

LIVE VIDEO STREAM: Bethel Board of Selectmen meeting

Tonight, the Bethel Board of Selectmen are scheduled discuss the Board of Finance recent rejection of the much debated 8.1 million dollar road repair proposal. The video stream will start at 7:30 PM.

Bethel, Danbury polling locations selected for audit

Cross post from HatCityBLOG Today, the Secretary of State’s office randomly selected 86 polling places to be audited. Out of the 86 places picked, two polling places in Greater Danbury (Frank A Berry