| Jun 18, 2010
A statement from Mayor Eddie Perez, released June 18:
Today's verdict was a tremendous disappointment to me and my family. Anyone who has followed my forty year career of public service knows that I have never placed personal financial gain before the...
| Jun 18, 2010
| 7:34 PM
Minutes after the city council issued a statement Friday saying that it would "take action" if Mayor Eddie A. Perez didn't decide whether to resign, Perez told council members that he would step down from his post.
"He has indicated to me that his...
| Jun 20, 2010
And so it ends, at least for now.
After a two year investigation, a month-long trial and endless defiant vows of innocence, convicted Hartford Mayor Eddie Perez announced Friday in a bizarrely vague press release that he would "relinquish his duties."...
| Jun 22, 2010
Mayor Eddie A. Perez was back at work at city hall Monday. He had a busy day by all accounts — but didn't resign.
The mayor, fresh from his conviction Friday on bribery and extortion charges, made no public appearances or statements and spent the...
| Jun 23, 2010
When Pedro Segarra stepped off a bus in Hartford more than 30 years ago, he felt an instant connection with the city.
Despite having little money and no place to stay, Hartford felt safe to the boy who, at 15, had left the South Bronx to escape the...
| Jun 26, 2010
After a week of uncertainty about when Mayor Eddie A. Perez would resign following his conviction on corruption charges, the transition occurred Friday in the span of a minute.
Pledging to change the way city government is run, Pedro Ernesto Segarra, the...
| Jan 10, 2010
A high school student from Rocky Hill was killed and at least two other students were seriously injured Saturday when a school bus carrying 16 gifted math and science students to a robotics competition crashed though a highway guardrail and down an...
| Oct 26, 2010
| 10:01 AM
Nicholas Cardenas and Eddie Perez, two students at Verbum Dei High School in Watts, both make the 26-mile drive to the Foothills five days a month.
Cardenas works at the Allen Lund Company and Perez works at Bob Smith Toyota, thanks to their school's...