| Apr 28, 2011
Tweets and Facebook posts from the Market at Hartford 21 can be torturous at lunchtime if you're hungry and far from downtown Hartford. There's White Bean and Arugula Pizza with a lemon cream sauce, Chorizo and Escarole Soup; Veal Bolognese with rigatoni....
| Apr 30, 2011
| 5:16 PM
After fire hit Joseph Palenza's multifamily building at 479-481 Farmington Ave. last month, city inspectors made a troubling discovery.
So many electrical hazards had accumulated over time — extension cords plugged into light sockets; loose or...
| Jan 11, 2011
An upscale grocery store is poised to open this spring in the Hartford 21 apartment tower, ending years of disappointments with an amenity seen as crucial to attracting more people to downtown.
Hartford Mayor Pedro E. Segarra will announce this morning...
| Feb 2, 2011
| 9:41 PM
Michael DiPiro and Christopher Conley, partners at a Middletown accounting firm, were at work Wednesday morning when Conley heard strange noises coming from above them.
They went to the third floor of the building at 505 Main St., which DiPiro owns, to...
| Feb 22, 2011
| 7:03 PM
Christina Kishimoto woke up Tuesday morning believing she would be appointed the city's next schools superintendent.
The board of education had the votes for her and planned a public reception, with cheese and crackers and maybe fruit, later that night...
| Feb 23, 2011
| 6:27 PM
After the whiplash of Tuesday's superintendent search upheaval, Milly Arciniegas and Precious Ross-Ellis each stewed in a common frustration.
They were the two parent representatives on the board of education's committee to find a successor to Steven...
| Feb 24, 2011
| 8:33 PM
A citywide meeting scheduled Thursday for parent leaders was called off as they prepared to meet Friday instead with Mayor Pedro Segarra, whose last-minute public criticism of the superintendent search this week torpedoed the planned appointment of...
| Feb 28, 2011
| 3:55 PM
Nearly a week after abruptly canceling its appointment of the next school superintendent, the board of education is keeping its next move a secret for now.
The board's 13-member selection committee met Saturday to discuss Mayor Pedro Segarra's request...
| Mar 1, 2011
| 7:32 PM
The board of education wants a do-over.
A week after an eleventh-hour interjection by Mayor Pedro Segarra squashed the board's plan to appoint its next school superintendent, inspiring jeers and cheers from various corners of the city, the board said...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 8:28 AM
The West Hartford Police Department arrested a 21-year-old resident on June 15 after he allegedly had a domestic dispute with his father. The father locked himself in a bedroom and the suspect then banged on the door.
The suspect also...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 1:49 PM
It's the end of the first year in office for Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra and the report card is in. To be honest, which I always am, it's kind of tepid. The Mayor says he's a listener and not a bully like former Mayor Eddie Perez was. That may be true,...
| Jun 26, 2011
At one point late in Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra's press conference Friday, he went into rose-colored glasses mode.
People need to be more upbeat about the city, he said. About what works.
"We have to celebrate the positive."
And there it was. If...