| Nov 5, 2014
| 2:51 PM
HARTFORD — The city council has joined the growing number of groups that plan to investigate how city registrars failed to get voters' lists to some polling places on time Tuesday.
Council President Shawn Wooden said Wednesday that he and others...
| Nov 9, 2014
| 6:03 AM
At 4 a.m. on Election Day, a bleary-eyed group of poll workers walked into the Hartford town and city clerk's office to check the last of more than 1,200 absentee voters off the voter registration lists.
The task was routine; the time and day...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 11:49 AM
I am so incredibly sorry. On Election Day, many Hartford voters faced problems at their polling sites early in the morning because voter registration lists had not been delivered. As one of the registrars of voters responsible for overseeing Hartford's...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 1:47 PM
HARTFORD — Moody's Investors Service on Thursday downgraded the city's bond rating, citing Hartford's "weakened financial position" and noting that there are "narrow reserve levels that are expected to decline further."
The city received an A2...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 9:28 AM
Besides honoring three women who excel, Wednesday's Polaris Awards dinner featured some other surprises including talent that goes way beyond what some of Hartford's most well-known well-knowns are known for, and a silent auction accoutrement that set a...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 8:11 AM
Investigadores trabajaban el miércoles por determinar la causa del incendio del martes en el 598 Avenida Blue Hills, cómo murió el bombero Kevin Bell y el bombero Jason Martínez resultara quemado en el fuego.
Bell, 48, un veterano de seis años, servía en...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 4:12 PM
HARTFORD — Fire investigators worked Wednesday to determine what caused the fire Tuesday night at 598 Blue Hills Ave. and how firefighter Kevin Bell was killed and firefighter Jason Martinez badly burned.
Bell, 48, a six-year veteran, served with...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 4:50 AM
HARTFORD — The city council wrapped its hearings Monday on a controversial development project without a consensus from the public, but members said the hours spent listening to the residents was an accomplishment in itself.
"I feel like I've...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 5:06 PM
HARTFORD — The city will launch an investigation into Election Day problems at Hartford polls and consider broad reform for the registrars of voters' office.
The council approved two measures on Wednesday aimed at finding out what caused delays of...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 3:39 PM
This question demands an immediate answer: How effective is Hartford's aging flood control system?
It was raised in an Aug. 13 letter from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to city engineer Constantin Banciulescu in which the Corps rated the city's...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 2:27 PM
HARTFORD — The city violated a decades-old agreement requiring it to provide financial assistance and other benefits for tenants displaced by fires and forced out by unlivable conditions, a Superior Court judge in Hartford has ruled, and the city...