| Mar 17, 2014
| 1:51 PM
Spring training is a time for renewed beginnings, preparing for a season of endless possibilities, all in a relaxed atmosphere.
When Jonny Venters took the mound for a game last spring against the Detroit Tigers in Lakeland, a week before opening day,...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 1:49 PM
It's the end of the first year in office for Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra and the report card is in. To be honest, which I always am, it's kind of tepid. The Mayor says he's a listener and not a bully like former Mayor Eddie Perez was. That may be true,...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 7:36 PM
HARTFORD — Calling it "the start of a four-year odyssey," Pedro E. Segarra was sworn in Tuesday to his first full mayoral term.
Segarra, the former city council president who took over as mayor in 2010 — succeeding Eddie Perez, who was...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 9:02 PM
Democrats swept to victories Tuesday in Waterbury, New Britain, Middletown and Milford as well-organized candidates pounded away on local issues and got their voters to the polls in the state’s big cities.
In Middletown, Democrat Dan Drew...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 8:38 AM
Sometimes these politicians just hand you a cartoon. This is one of those times.
You have to hand it to ex-con ex-mayor of Bridgeport Joe Ganim. He knows how to land on his feet.
Joe Ganim, fresh out of the slammer, has started his own company...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 12:56 PM
Former Mayor Eddie Perez's appellate case will not be heard by a judge until at least February, an appellate court clerk said Tuesday.
Although the case was put on a court docket that reads "court dates are expected to be Jan. 2 to 23," the clerk said...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 3:08 PM
In the shadows of an ongoing multimillion-dollar renovation of the Fox Elementary School building on Maple Avenue sits a barely noticeable, fenced-off piece of land containing a few hundred graves and a handful of markers in varying stages of decay and...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 7:05 PM
A bitter lawsuit that charges favoritism and illegal lobbying provides a glimpse into the behind-the-scenes communications and inner workings of government at the state Capitol.
The pitched battle between two high-profile Hartford Democrats has been...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 4:08 PM
Attorneys for former Mayor Eddie A. Perez on Friday filed what is expected to be their final brief in the mayor's appeal of his criminal convictions before the case goes before a judge.
The attorneys repeated their argument that Perez's two criminal...
| 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...