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Pedro E. Segarra

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  • Caviar? Hartford Must Clean Up Cavalier Spending

    Caviar? When it comes to sending the wrong message, Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra will have to go some to top a lavish New Year's Eve meal at Max Downtown that was partially charged to a city credit card. Mr. Segarra and seven guests, including chief...
  • Time To Bring Car-Sharing Service To Downtown Hartford?

    With the University of Connecticut moving its Greater Hartford campus to downtown Hartford, and with a handful of new residential developments on the drawing board, already challenging traffic and parking problems could get worse. One way to help...
  • UConn, Hartford Must Find A Campus Site

    As so often happens in Hartford, the right hand doesn't know what the left hand is doing. In June, the University of Connecticut selected the former Hartford Times Building on Prospect Street as the site of its new Greater Hartford campus, which is...
  • 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...
  • 'Little Things' Loom Large In City Quality Of Life

    Any experienced city official knows the so-called "little things" — removing graffiti, picking up trash, fixing ramshackle buildings, reducing excessive noise — can improve even the most distressed urban neighborhoods. Hartford Police Chief...
  • No Wrongdoing Here, Just Some Distractions

    You pay attention to the wrong things. That's what three politicians claimed when caught in betrayals of the public interest in the past two weeks. With no credible explanation for their bad acts, each branded their controversy a "distraction" as they...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 Must Stop Financial Foolishness

    When a city, like a family, is beset with financial difficulty, the sensible thing is to cut back, stretch every buck, manage tightly until things get better. Hartford has the looming red ink and is, finally, embracing the needed austerity. The city...