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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...
  • UConn's Hartford Site Should Complement Other Plans

    Where in downtown Hartford should the University of Connecticut locate its Greater Hartford campus? All things being equal, a place that enhances other state investments and city plans. UConn officials announced in November that they were planning to...
  • Shooting Deaths Highlight Need To Ban Underage Parties At Bars

    Shooting Deaths Highlight Need To Ban Underage Parties At Bars
    The recent shooting death of yet another young man outside a downtown Hartford night spot gives additional reason to change the law on so-called 18-and-over parties in bars. It's now OK for those 18, 19 and 20 years old to patronize night clubs, as long...
  • 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...
  • Mayor Puts Hartford On More Frugal Course

    Though it has not been a week for good news, there was a flicker of the positive in Hartford. Mayor Pedro Segarra released a $543.9 million budget proposal that would not raise taxes and would retain essential city services. For taxpayers who have seen...
  • 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 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...
  • Ex-Aide's Car Issue Exemplifies City Hall's Culture Of Sloppiness

    Ex-Aide's Car Issue Exemplifies City Hall's Culture Of Sloppiness
    When Jared Kupiec resigned last month as Mayor Pedro Segarra's chief of staff, Mr. Segarra saw it as an opportunity to rebuild and restructure his administration. We urge him to do that; specifically, to find someone with a sharp pencil and a green...
  • Level The Actual Playing Fields For Hartford Youths

    If you build it, they will come, but not if the fence is torn, the infield is overgrown, the scoreboard is broken and the grass isn't cut. That's the situation at too many of Hartford's ballfields, The Courant's Chloe Miller reported on Sunday. In the...
  • 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...