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Joe Britton throws hat into city council race

Cross post from HatCityBLOG Today, Board of Education member Joe Britton announced that he will seek the city council seat in the fourth ward. Councilman Farley A. Santos and I are excited to announce

Esposito forgoes re-election to city council, explores run for mayor

Cross post from HatCityBLOG Today, John Esposito announced that he will not seek re-election to the city council. My friends and neighbors, After three terms I’ve decided that I will not seek

Charter school advocates call on governor to fund Danbury Prospect School

Cross post from HatCityBLOGSupporters for Danbury Prosepct School have intensified their efforts to open a charter school in the city. Earlier today, memebrs of Latinos for Education Advocacy in

“What is your life’s blueprint?”

Ralph Waldo Emerson, the great essayist, said in a lecture in 1871, “If a man can write a better book or preach a better sermon or make a better mousetrap than his neighbor, even if he builds his

Danbury Prospect School makes major funding announcement

Crosspost from HatCityBLOG Artist rendering of the proposed Danbury Prospect Charter School. (UPDATE: This post has been updated with video footage from the press conference). Danubry Prosepct Charter

The announcement…

In honor of Rev. Dr. Raphael G. Warnock

(Cross post from HatCityBLOG) In honor of Georgia Democratic Senate candidate Reverend Raphael Warnock, here’s a write-up I did thirteen years ago when he paid a visit to Danbury. Background: In Oct.

One on one with State Senator Julie Kushner

Cross post from HatCityBLOG I had an opportunity to have a conversation with State Senator Julie Kushner and get her take on the state of her campaign for re-election in the 24th district. Statement

One on one with 24th State Senate district GOP candidate Susan Chapman

Cross post from HatCityBLOG With Election Day less than a week away, I wanted to take a differnet approach to covering races in my neck of the woods and provide candidates running for state office in

It’s time to bring an end to Christopher Columbus Ave.

Cross post from HatCityBLOG I’ll be brief. If you live in Danbury and support the blacklivesmatter movement, then NOW would be a good time to call for the eliminaiton of the name “Christopher Columbus