| Jun 18, 2015
| 8:14 AM
Mayor Pedro Segarra took some heat for arranging a closed-door meeting with community leaders, clergy members and city councilmen in late May to address a recent spike in city violence.
Attendees of that meeting, held May 29 at city hall, now say...
| Jun 9, 2015
| 1:23 PM
HARTFORD — Undocumented immigrants, the homeless and other city residents will have better access to city services starting in September, when officials roll out a new municipal identification card program.
The city council on Monday approved...
| May 19, 2015
| 5:39 PM
HARTFORD — City and school leaders, locked for weeks in a dispute over millions of dollars in a special district account, said they have reached a tentative deal that would allow Mayor Pedro Segarra to use $13 million from the fund to balance his...
| Apr 20, 2015
| 6:07 PM
HARTFORD — The city council won't appeal a judge's decision that bars it from removing the registrars of voters, who came under fire after problems on Election Day caused some city polling places to open late.
Council members voted unanimously...
| Apr 20, 2015
| 3:53 PM
HARTFORD — With a heavily contested election on the horizon, Mayor Pedro Segarra on Monday unveiled a $533.8 million spending plan for 2015-16 that includes no layoffs and keeps the tax rate flat.
The plan includes $12.8 million in cuts spread over...
| Apr 15, 2015
| 2:40 PM
HARTFORD — The city's Republican registrar of voters said Wednesday that she will serve the remainder of her term, one day after a judge ruled that the city council can't remove her from her job.
The council had sought to remove the city's three...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 6:31 PM
HARTFORD — The city council approved two key proposals Monday, one that allows the city to create a municipal authority to finance a $56 million minor league baseball stadium, and another that starts the process for removing the city's three...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 7:19 AM
Hartford city leaders have been strongly criticized for negotiating the Downtown North baseball stadium development project in secret. They weren't much better with another sports project underway in the city, the redevelopment of Dillon Stadium for...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 6:43 PM
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...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 7:35 PM
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.
| 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.