Comedian John Oliver upped the stakes in a tongue-in-cheek spat with a Connecticut city, offering to donate $55,000 to charity if officials follow through on a joke to name its sewage treatment plant after him.
A Connecticut town’s officials are showing comedian John Oliver what they think about his expletive-filled rant about their city — they’re naming the local sewage treatment plant after him.
The battle continues between Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton and HBO’s Last Week Tonight with John Oliver.
A recent spike in cases out in Danbury has led the city to add new testing sites.
Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton and Governor Ned Lamont are urgently pleading for people to take precautions when at social gatherings amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Danbury will start the school year with distance learning due to the increase of Covid-19 cases in the city.
If you’re a fan of HBO’s ‘Last Week Tonight with John Oliver’ you may have caught last Sunday’s episode. During a report about jury selection in which Connecticut was featured, Oliver delivered a scathing ‘sidebar smackdown’ about Danbury.
Western Connecticut State University has delayed the return to campus residence halls for at least two weeks.
Cancelation of youth sports in Danbury has teams, coaches around the state being extra cautious of COVID-19
Youth sports have been canceled in Danbury after officials said it was partly to blame for a recent uptick in COVID-19 cases.
Capitol Report: Interview with mayor of Danbury, among many angry with Eversource post-Isaias power restoration efforts
Mayor Mark Boughton of Danbury, like many people, is fuming mad at Eversource for how long it took for them to restore power to their customers after the widespread outages caused by Tropical Storm Isaias last week.