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Public education activists call for school funding increase

Cross post from HatCityBLOG Juan Fonseca speaks in support of public schools at City Hall rally, May 6 2021. On Tuesday, a coalition of political activists, public education supporters, labor and

Tell City Council to send Danbury Academy bond to the VOTERS

Cross post from HatCityBLOG Here’s some facts: * Number of confirmed COVID cases in Connecticut on Nov 2 2020: 1367. * The stare expereinced High voter turnout in CT on election day. The Danbury area

Has Danbury DTC Andrea Gartner tarnished her credibility?

Cross post from HatCityBLOG To say that Andrea Gartner has given her critics more reason to question her competency as chairperson of the Danbury Democratic Town Committee would be an understatement.

“Clean City Danbury” cancelled due to COVID concerns

Cross post from HatCityBLOGIt’ official…”Clean City Danbury” is cancelled again due to COVID concerns. From the City of Danbury website: The City of Danbury will not be holding a traditional Clean

Danbury to continue hybrid learning model for remainder of school year

Crosspost from HatCityBLOGThis evening, Danbury School Superintendent Dr. Sal Pascarella sent the following email to parents announcing that the school system will not return to their full in-person

One on one with Nick Kapoor

Cross post from HatCityBLOG (photo via Nick Kapoor FB page)With State Rep. J.P. Sredzinski vacating the seat in the 112th, Democrats in Newtown and Monroe are hopeful that Nick Kapoor for State Rep.

Danbury Library to reopen to community on March 22

Cross post from HatCityBLOGIn another sign of the city getting back to a sense of normalcy, today the Danbury Library announced that the building will be repoened to the public on March 22.

Danbury Prospect advocates accuse Danbury Democratic legislators of “exploiting” residents with charter school misinformation

Cross post from HatCityBLOG This week, members of Latinos for Educational Advocacy in Danbury published an op-ed in the Connecticut Mirror where they levied their most critical commentary to date

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