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From the HamletHub: Danbury’s NEW Pickleball Courts

October 19, 2023

This Week in the City, Mayor Dean Esposito is joined by Tom Hughes, Superintendent of Construction Services for the City of Danbury, to discuss our new Pickleball courts in Rogers Park! Pickleball is a sport…

Danbury Career Academy demo phase completed; construction of classrooms begins: ‘falling into place’

October 18, 2023

DANBURY — Outfitted in hard hats and neon orange construction vests, the city’s mayor and top engineer looked out the third floor windows of what will be Danbury’s new high school, their eyes fixed on…

From the Danbury Patch: Mayor Esposito Re-Election Endorsed By State Reps Chaleski And Callahan

August 29, 2023

Today, State Representative Rachel Chaleski (R-138) and State Representative Patrick Callahan (R-108) endorsed Mayor Dean Esposito for a second term as Mayor of the City of Danbury. “Mayor Esposito has had many great successes on…

From the Danbury Patch: Danbury’s $7 Million Road Paving Investment

August 24, 2023

Today, Mayor Dean Esposito released the City of Danbury’s weekly “This Week in the City” video discussing road milling and paving with Antonio Iadarola, City of Danbury Director of Public Works and City Engineer. In…

Danbury tax rate would drop 17 percent, schools would be ‘fully’ funded under mayor’s proposed budget

April 05, 2023

DANBURY — Property owners would see a 17 percent drop in the tax rate next year and the school system would get all the $150 million it asked for under a budget proposed by Mayor Dean Esposito that’s bolstered by a jump in the city’s tax base due to the 2022 revaluation.

At groundbreaking for Danbury’s new career academy, a pledge for students to ‘take control of their learning’

February 06, 2023

The city’s much-anticipated campus for 1,400 middle and high school students will be delayed by one year and won’t open for the 2024-25 school year as planned, but at a groundbreaking ceremony at the site educators said they will implement the district’s comprehensive career academy curriculum on time.

Danbury’s fast track to NYC plan gets $2M grant to move ahead; money for a 2nd project has to wait

July 22, 2022

A $2 million federal grant to study impacts of a fast track from Danbury to New York City was approved by a U.S. House vote this week, while a similarly-sized grant for a health center garage and senior housing project has to wait for a future funding round.

Danbury Voters Approve $208 Million Bond Referendum for Career Academy

June 06, 2022

DANBURY — Voters on Tuesday approved a $208 million bond referendum to build a new Career Academy aimed at offering specialized learning pathways for middle and high school students in the district.