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Pedro E. Segarra

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  • Triumph Over Tragedy: First Sandy Hook Run Draws Thousands

    Triumph Over Tragedy: First Sandy Hook Run Draws Thousands
    The event that inspired it was a tragedy like nothing the state had seen before, but the mood at the first Sandy Hook Run for the Families Saturday morning was one of celebration, triumph and hope. A record-breaking 15,000 runners took part in the...
  • Teachers Union Opposes Nomination Of Charter School Executive To State Board Of Education

    Teachers Union Opposes Nomination Of Charter School Executive To State Board Of Education
    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's nomination of a charter school executive to the state Board of Education has met with a brushfire of opposition from a teachers union. Earlier this month, Malloy nominated Andrea Comer, 47, chief operating officer for the...
  • Hartford Should Make The Easy Spending Cuts

    In the last few years, Hartford has entered each budget season with a deficit projected in the tens of millions of dollars, yet somehow managed to patch something together and call it a balanced budget. Two years ago the projected deficit was $33 million....
  • UConn Greater Hartford Branch Leaving West Hartford For Location In Downtown Hartford

     Facing an estimated $25 million in renovations to its Greater Hartford branch in West Hartford, UConn plans to move the campus to downtown Hartford within a year, bringing along 2,100 students and 60 faculty members.     UConn President Susan Herbst...
  • Multiyear Deal Keeps Whale In Hartford

    Multiyear Deal Keeps Whale In Hartford
    Professional hockey will remain in downtown Hartford, at least for the next three years. After weeks of high-level negotiations between Madison Square Garden Co. and Comcast Spectacor, a deal was reached Tuesday to keep the New York Rangers' American...
  • A Tax Drawback To State Buying Buildings

    Thanks to Connecticut's property tax system, what ought to be great news for Hartford instead has some residents worried that they are getting more of the cloud than the silver lining. The good news is that the state is buying two major office buildings...
  • Hartford City Council Blocks 3-year Deal with Bank of America, But Victory May Be Hollow

    Liberal activists on the Hartford City Council have managed to block a long-term extension of the city's contract with Bank of America, but that doesn't mean Connecticut's biggest banking operator is losing Hartford as a client. Mayor Pedro E. Segarra's...
  • Effort To Preserve Hartford's Decaying 'Old South' Cemetery Is Struggling

     Effort To Preserve Hartford's Decaying 'Old South' Cemetery Is Struggling
    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...
  • 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...