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CHARTER SCHOOL SUPPORTERS PLAN MARCH IN DOWNTOWN DANBURY TO CALL FOR STATE FUNDING

Frustrated that funding for a charter school in Danbury continues to be left out of the state budget, supporters plan to march down Main Street on Sunday afternoon to show the faces of the people calling for the school to be opened.

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CLEAN CITY DANBURY

Clean your home of debris and unwanted items.   Dispose of them free of charge, at any of our five dumpster sites.  Bulk garbage dumping is limited to Danbury residents and residential property owners ONLY.  Proof is required.

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GREATER DANBURY REPUBLICANS GATHERED IN SUPPORT OF MICHELLE COEHLO FOR STATE SENATE

All the Greater Danbury area GOP heavy-hitters gathered together over the weekend in support of Michelle Coehlo who is running for State Senate.

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DANBURY’S $208M PLAN TO BEAT A 2024 CLASSROOM SHORTAGE DEADLINE TO UNDERGO SCRUTINY

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SAFRANEK REELECTED AS DANBURY REPUBLICAN PARTY CHAIR

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DANBURY APPROVES NEW NISSAN-INFINITI DEALERSHIP NEAR DANBURY AIRPORT: ‘EXCELLENT FIT’

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FROM CT’S FIRST FEMALE DOCTOR TO DANBURY’S FIRST FEMALE VOTERS, HAT CITY WOMEN WERE PIONEERS

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DANBURY CITY COUNCIL MOVES AHEAD $164M CAREER ACADEMY AT CARTUS: ‘WE CAN PULL IT OFF’

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DANBURY PROPOSAL WOULD INVEST $207.9 MILLION IN EDUCATION PROJECTS, INCLUDING $164 MILLION FOR CAREER ACADEMY

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MASKS NOW OPTIONAL IN DANBURY SCHOOLS FOLLOWING BOARD VOTE

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DEAN ENDORSED BY INDEPENDENT PARTY

Dean Endorsed by the Independent Party

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LESS THAN A WEEK AFTER EXITING DANBURY MAYOR'S RACE, JOHN ESPOSITO SWITCHES PARTIES TO REPUBLICAN.

Less than a week after exiting Danbury mayor's race, John Esposito switches parties to Republican.

DANBURY — Less than a week after departing the Democratic mayoral race, John Esposito III has switched parties and plans to run for City Council as a Republican.

“I didn’t leave the local Democrat party,” he said in a statement Monday. “The local Democrat Party left me and my family, as it has for so many others.”

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THREE HEROES TO JOIN DANBURY'S NATIVE DAUGHTER MARIAN ANDERSON ON NEARBY DOWNTOWN MURAL

DANBURY — Famous daughter Marian Anderson will have company when an artist paints her mural on a downtown wall later this year.
The portraits of slain president John F. Kennedy, slain civil rights hero Martin Luther King Jr. and the late Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg have been commissioned for a wall overlooking Kennedy Park, next to the portrait of Anderson that will replace the mural behind the Kennedy Park fountain.

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DANBURY VETERANS MARK ANNIVERSARY OF KOREAN WAR

DANBURY - Veterans and their loved ones marked the 68th anniversary of the end of the Korean War during an open air ceremony at Danbury War Memorial.

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IN THE RACE FOR DANBURY MAYOR, THE GOP'S ESPOSITO NARROWS DEMOCRAT ALVES' CAMPAIGN CASH EDGE

In the race for Danbury mayor, the GOP's Esposito narrows Democrat Alves' campaign cash edge

DANBURY - Republican mayoral candidate Dean Esposito has narrowed the big lead in campaign contributions that Democratic candidate Roberto Alves amassed at the start of the year, according to the latest financial disclosure statements.

Esposito, the chief of staff of Republican Mayor Joe Cavo, raised $82,500 in May and June, according to a second quarter filing with Danbury City Hall. Alves, who had already raised $75,000 by the time Esposito announced he was running in May, raised $32,000 during the second quarter.

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DANBURY FORECASTS MILLIONS IN SAVINGS DUE TO LOW INTEREST RATES: 'WE'VE NEVER SEEN RATES THIS LOW'

DANBURY REPUBLICANS SAVE THE CITY MILLIONS.

DANBURY — The city is benefiting from low interest rates as it issues millions of dollars in loans.

The city received a less than 1 percent interest rate on a $12 million, 10-year loan and 0.12 percent net interest costs on a one-year, $50 million loan, said David St. Hilaire, the city’s finance director. On the latter loan, the city will pay $58,000 in interest costs, he said.

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EXPERT: DANBURY AREA LEADS CT IN JOB GROWTH AS NATION BEGINS RECOVERY FROM THE COVID RECESSION

Expert: Danbury area leads CT in job growth as nation begins recovery from the COVID recession

DANBURY — The good news is the COVID-19 recession is not only over, but the nation is in recovery, an expert told business leaders on Wednesday during an economic forecast presentation.

While Connecticut may not be rebounding with the same strength as the rest of the nation from the worst recession since World War II, the Danbury area is leading the recovery with the strongest job growth in the state.

 

ESPOSITO WINS

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November 2nd, 2021

DANBURY — Republican Dean Esposito will be the city’s next mayor after his Democratic opponent Roberto Alves conceded Tuesday night in what was a tight race. This will mark 11 straight terms for the GOP in the city’s top elected office.