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Kenneth Kennedy

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  • Hartford Redevelopment Group Transfers Land In Downtown North

    Hartford Redevelopment Group Transfers Land In Downtown North
    HARTFORD — A plan to develop vacant land north of downtown cleared a hurdle Wednesday when the Hartford Redevelopment Agency voted to transfer two properties to the city for use in the project. Three members backed the transfer, with one...
  • Hartford To Pay 8 Percent Annually For Stadium Project

    Hartford To Pay 8 Percent Annually For Stadium Project
    HARTFORD — The city would pay $3.77 million annually for the first five years it leases a minor league baseball stadium that is part of a sweeping redevelopment plan, according to projections in city documents and the developer's plan. For the...
  • Thumbs Up For Landmark Cross, Salary Sense

    A thumbs up to Waterbury Mayor Neil M. O'Leary and his volunteers who brought back a 52-foot-tall illuminated steel cross to the roadside hilltop that once was the site of the Holy Land USA attraction and its iconic cross. The cross was a landmark to...
  • $100K A Year? Hartford Councilwoman's Proposal Absurd

    The charter revision process invites new ideas, but new ideas aren't always good ideas. Take for example the audacious and spectacularly tone-deaf idea put forth by Hartford councilwoman Cynthia R. Jennings to the city's charter revision commission. She...
  • Hartford Mayor Vows Kupiec's Arrest Won't Degrade Public's Confidence

     Hartford Mayor Vows Kupiec's Arrest Won't Degrade Public's Confidence
    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. "We...
  • Honeymoon Is Over For Hartford Mayor, Council

     Honeymoon Is Over For Hartford Mayor, Council
    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...
  • Hartford Councilman Proposes Ban On Use Of City Credit Cards

    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...
  • Hartford Council Votes To Override Mayor's Veto Of Overtime, Hiring Freeze

    Signaling that it wants greater fiscal accountability as the city faces a projected $70 million deficit next year, the city council on Monday voted to override Mayor Pedro Segarra's veto of a proposal calling for a freeze on all overtime pay and hiring...
  • Enough With Hartford's Take-Home Cars

    Another day, another adventure, courtesy of city auditors, in Hartford's culture of sloppiness. This time it involves cars. When Mayor Pedro Segarra's former chief of staff was discovered using his city car in July after he left city service, city...
  • Hartford Official Injured In Crash Involving City Vehicle

    Hartford Official Injured In Crash Involving City Vehicle
    A top city official and her fiancé injured in a crash involving a city-owned vehicle early Saturday morning have been released from the hospital, police said. In a statement Monday, Saundra Kee Borges, the city's corporation counsel and acting chief...
  • Another Referendum On Council Salaries?

    Just days after new Councilman Corey Brinson declined his $15,000 city salary, council members are considering putting forth an ordinance calling for a referendum to repeal the council's salary raises set to take effect in 2012. Hartford's nine council...