| Jun 10, 2014
| 7:17 PM
The New Britain Rock Cats stunned baseball fans with their potential relocation to Hartford, but this is not the first time that a team move to the capital city has been discussed.
The Rock Cats broached the idea for a new stadium in Hartford with the...
| 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...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 1:13 PM
Matthew J. Hennessy's lawsuit against the Connecticut Resources Recovery Authority plays a useful role in calling attention to questionable relationships within the murky world of insider influence peddling.
Call it the angry response of a disappointed...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 2:55 PM
Saundra Kee Borges, the city's corporation counsel, has been named chief operating officer.
Kee Borges, 53, replaces David Panagore, who announced he would resign the post in August and left in mid-September. She had been serving as interim chief...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Connecticut's Earned Income Tax Credit, established at the behest of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy two years ago, is the height of fiscal irresponsibility and ignorance and doubled down on taxpayer-financed fraud already documented at the federal level.
| Mar 22, 2013
| 4:53 PM
I would like to begin by saying at no point did Thomas Ritter do anything illegal.
Ritter has been working as a private attorney for the Connecticut Resources Recovery Authority. It is illegal for him to be a paid lobbyist for them, so any lobbying he...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 6:54 PM
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's nomination of a charter school executive to the state Board of Education has met with a brushfire of opposition from a teachers union.
Earlier this month, Malloy nominated Andrea Comer, 47, chief operating officer for the...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 3:01 PM
Mayor Pedro Segarra said Wednesday that although he was at first "extremely angry" about the actions of Jared Kupiec, his former chief of staff, he won't let Kupiec's arrest sway the public's trust in city hall, something he's worked to rebuild.
| Apr 28, 2013
| 12:05 PM
The nine city council members sworn in at the start of 2012 spent their first year largely in step with Mayor Pedro Segarra.
The council approved numerous proposals set forth by the mayor, and both sides communicated regularly on major issues, from...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 7:30 PM
Councilman Kenneth Kennedy on Monday introduced a proposal that would ban the use of all city purchasing cards or credit cards used by city employees for travel, dining and other expenses.
Kennedy said he made the proposal after reviewing some...
| May 13, 2013
| 5:09 PM
Saundra Kee Borges, who was named the city's chief operating officer in March pending city council approval, withdrew from consideration for the job Monday.
The council had been scheduled to vote on Kee Borges' appointment Monday night. Council...