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Monthly Archive for February, 2011

: February, 2011

Mark Boughton versus Mark Boughton: The parade ordinance edition (part 1)

Cross post from HatCityBLOG When will the media take this man to task for misleading the public?!? This is just too easy. Here’s Danbury’s last honest man disagreeing with critics of the parade

VIDEO: Danbury Board of Education tackle DHS grading controversy

Cross post from HatCityBLOG Danbury School Superintendent Sal Pascarella offers his thoughts on the grading modification at DHS with members of the Board of Education. Danbury BOE meeting, 02.23.11

LIVE VIDEO STREAM: Danbury Board of Ed meeting

Cross post from HatCityBLOG Tonight, I plan to provide a live video stream of the Danbury Board of Education meeting. Particularly interesting is item 11 on tonight’s agenda, which centers on the

ICE arrests/deports woman who assisted in reporting domestic violence (and why no one should be surprised)

Cross post from HatCityBLOG So much for the 287g supporters at City Hall who said that the ICE would used for serious crimes and not target women who reported domestic violence cases. An undocumented

Open Mic at 1Bar: A rare musical jewel in Danbury

Cross post from HatCityBLOG For as long as I can remember, I’ve been a HUGE fan of independent music in Danbury. From the musical explosion in the early 90s when groups such as Monsterland, Creature

DHS grading policy modification sparks controversy

Crosspost from HatCityBLOG To say that the new grading policy at Danbury High School has upset some teachers, parents, and students would be an understatement. As I noted on Thursday, due to the

Resident alleges grade manipulation at Danbury High

Cross post at HatCityBLOG During the public participation portion of last night’s Board of Education meeting, a resident launched a serious charge at school officials at Danbury High School with

LIVE VIDEO STREAM: Danbury Board of Education budget vote

Tonight at 7:00PM, the Danbury Board of Education plans to vote on their budget for the next fiscal year. The proposed budget includes a increase of 4 million dollars and has not received a favorable

State Rep. Bob Godfrey speaks out against border tolls

Cross post from HatCityBLOG At last night’s Danbury Democratic Town Committee meeting, State Rep. Bob Godfrey updated those in attendance on the border toll proposal that’s making the rounds at the

A conversation with Congressman Jim Himes (part 1)

Cross post from HatCityBLOG Last week in Norwalk, Congressman Jim Himes sat down and answered a wide range of questions from myself and other bloggers. From the situation in Egypt, to his reflections