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Pedro E. Segarra

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  • Pro-Am Hoops League Departs — Could It Rebound To Hartford?

    The abrupt departure of the Greater Hartford Pro-Am summer basketball league from Hartford is not of the scope of the Whalers leaving the capital. But for those who love hoops and lament the lack of positive summer diversions for city youth, the move is...
  • A Hartford Budget Compromise, But Mayor's Authority Not Settled

    Hartford's city council beat the deadline clock Friday and adopted a city budget that is $5.1 million less than Mayor Pedro Segarra's original $543.9 million proposal for next fiscal year. The council's action allowed a new budget to be put in place,...
  • Road To Hell Paved With Caviar and Slippery Nipples

    It's really hard to stand out as incompetent while running the city of Hartford, because almost everybody who tried to do it for the past 40 years has been either a knave, a genial idiot, an ill-tempered goose or some chimera-like combination of all...
  • On Day Of Confirmation Vote, Kee Borges Withdraws From Consideration As Hartford's Chief Operating Officer

    On Day Of Confirmation Vote, Kee Borges Withdraws From Consideration As Hartford's Chief Operating Officer
    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...
  • Prayer, Support Offered At Hartford Vigils

    Prayer, Support Offered At Hartford Vigils
    Scores of people came to the capital city Friday night to pray and show their support for the grieving families of 20 young children and six adults slain at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown. At Asylum Hill Congregational Church, about 50 people...
  • As Weapons Ban Movement Grows, Some Perspective Is In Order

    If the reactions of the past three days hold up, we're likely to see some kind of ban on assault weapons or on the ammo magazines of the sort used by the Newtown shooter. That's good news for people who have been pushing for this since forever, many...
  • Episcopal Diocese Puts Hartford Headquarters On The Market

    Episcopal Diocese Puts Hartford Headquarters On The Market
    For more than a century, the Episcopal Diocese of Connecticut has been headquartered in Hartford, the last six decades in a West End mansion that was a gift from the daughter of a wealthy local attorney. But now, the diocese appears ready to break with...
  • Hartford Mayor's Office Urges Staff To 'Speak With Single Voice'

    The administration of Mayor Pedro Segarra, who has pledged transparency at city hall since taking over Hartford's top job more than two years ago, has instructed department heads to check in with his office before speaking to the media. In an e-mail...
  • Sweet: Hartford Mayor Segarra's "Transparent" Gag Order

    Sweet: Hartford Mayor Segarra's "Transparent" Gag Order
    Nice to know that Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra is at the cutting edge when it comes to government hypocracy. The Hartford Courant is reporting that Segarra has put a gag order on all city employees, ordering them not to talk to reporters without...
  • What's Good, Bad In Hartford Charter Proposals

    When Hartford's charter was adopted in 2002, it wisely created an automatic review process every decade so that residents could make whatever changes were deemed necessary. A decade has passed. The 11-member charter revision commission has begun its...
  • New City Manager Will Help Hartford Get Back On Track

    The decision by Saundra Kee Borges to withdraw from consideration as Hartford's chief operating officer offers Mayor Pedro Segarra a chance to move the management of the city in a new direction. He would be wise to do so. After serving as interim COO...