| Jan 29, 2015
| 2:30 PM
Andrea Comer, a veteran of Hartford city politics and until last summer an administrator of the FUSE charter school management group, has been named executive director of an education foundation for the state's largest business association.
| Jan 14, 2015
| 1:05 PM
HARTFORD — A former aide to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy emerged Wednesday as the first formal challenger to Mayor Pedro Segarra.
Luke Bronin, who until recently served as Malloy's general counsel, has filed papers to form a candidate committee in pursuit...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Usually when Hartford has an incumbent mayor poised to seek re-election, not much opposition surfaces. It's a one-party town, and the incumbent is thought to have party support.
But this year, all bets seem to be off. Incumbent Mayor Pedro Segarra has...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 6:09 PM
HARTFORD — Mayor Pedro Segarra announced his bid for a second term Monday, taking credit for a resurgence in city development, a drop in crime and a boost in overall morale.
"I believe I've been a significant player in transforming the mood and...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 8:36 PM
The school board Tuesday night rejected Superintendent Christina Kishimoto's request for a two-year contract extension that would have kept her in charge of Hartford's education reform efforts through mid-2016.
Mayor Pedro Segarra said that he was "very...
| Feb 23, 2011
| 6:27 PM
After the whiplash of Tuesday's superintendent search upheaval, Milly Arciniegas and Precious Ross-Ellis each stewed in a common frustration.
They were the two parent representatives on the board of education's committee to find a successor to Steven...
| May 16, 2009
Angel Arce Torres was hit by a car and left lying in the middle of Park Street as bystanders watched, former Deputy Mayor Nicholas Carbone was savagely beaten and robbed, and the badly decomposed body of a man was found in the basement of the man's...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 10:57 AM
HARTFORD — Attorneys for the state have filed a brief with the state Supreme Court challenging an Appellate Court ruling that overturned former Mayor Eddie Perez's five felony corruption convictions.
The 45-page brief asks the court to affirm...
| Jul 1, 2008
Down the hill from the state Capitol, Cheryl Lawrence stood in a cluster with her family, her nephew's face staring out from the shirt on her chest.
Joel Hightower. He was celebrating his 20th birthday when he was shot dead 10 days earlier, the city's...
| Jun 10, 2009
A state judge denied Hartford Mayor Eddie A. Perez's motion to dismiss the charges against him Tuesday morning, telling his attorney that he had not met his burden of proof.
Hubert J. Santos, Perez's attorney, argued at Superior Court in Hartford that...
| Apr 14, 2009
The e-mail came to the city on a February morning in 2007.
"Mr. Rose," a state inspector wrote to John Rose, the city's attorney, "I am requesting the following items relative to my investigation …"
That Feb. 22 e-mail came at the start of what...