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Pedro E. Segarra

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  • Hartford's Bond Rating Downgraded

    Hartford's Bond Rating Downgraded
    Moody’s Investors Service has again downgraded Hartford’s bond rating, noting that the city has continued to rely on one-time revenue sources to balance its budget and that only “modest” improvement is expected in the coming fiscal...
  • Mayor Segarra Needs Public United Against Violence

    Mayor Segarra Needs Public United Against Violence
    Criticized for not being more out front in response to the spike in violent crime last month, Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra held a meeting on May 29 with about 20 faith and community leaders. But it was closed to the public and the press. His spokeswoman...
  • Hartford Fire Department Task Force Issues Recommendations

    Hartford Fire Department Task Force Issues Recommendations
    HARTFORD — A task force has recommended that the city's beleaguered fire department add command staff, increase professional development training and re-establish a second tactical unit. The panel was appointed by Mayor Pedro Segarra to look...
  • Hartford panel makes recommendations after firefighter death

    A task force that reviewed the Hartford Fire Department in response to the death of a firefighter and disciplinary problems has made several recommendations in a report to Mayor Pedro Segarra. The panel released its recommendations Friday, saying the...
  • Pastor: Church Shooting Could Happen Anywhere

    Pastor: Church Shooting Could Happen Anywhere
    Pastor Steven Cousin of Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church in New Haven had just returned home when he heard the news about Wednesday's shooting at the Emanuel A.M.E. Church in Charleston, S.C. The news hit especially hard for Cousin, who had...
  • Mayor's Office Called Second Private Meeting On Violence, Attendees Say

    Mayor's Office Called Second Private Meeting On Violence, Attendees Say
    Mayor Pedro Segarra took some heat for arranging a closed-door meeting with community leaders, clergy members and city councilmen in late May to address a recent spike in city violence. Attendees of that meeting, held May 29 at city hall, now say...
  • Yard Goats Owner Guarantees City $225,000 Yearly For Ballpark Naming Rights

    Yard Goats Owner Guarantees City $225,000 Yearly For Ballpark Naming Rights
    We may never know the value of the Dunkin' Donuts naming rights deal for the Yard Goats ballpark, but the city of Hartford will get the full $225,000 a year that it's counting on. That's a promise made Monday by Josh Solomon, owner of the New Britain...
  • Shooting Victim, 25, Becomes Hartford 13th Homicide This Year

    Shooting Victim, 25, Becomes Hartford 13<sup>t</sup><sup>h</sup> Homicide This Year
    HARTFORD — A 25-year-old man found dead by police officers in the south end early Tuesday morning is the city's 13th homicide victim of the year, police said. Angel Feliciano of Hartford, who just turned 25 this month, was shot multiple times in...
  • Travelers Steps Up As First Local Yard Goats Sponsor

    Travelers Steps Up As First Local Yard Goats Sponsor
    The Hartford Yard Goats have snagged their first local corporate sponsor, Travelers — which will hold the naming rights to the Kids Fun Zone (get it?) in center field at Dunkin' Donuts Park. The team and the insurance giant called it a multiyear...
  • Records Reveal Keeping Meeting On Violence Closed Was City's Idea

    Records Reveal Keeping Meeting On Violence Closed Was City's Idea
    HARTFORD — When Mayor Pedro Segarra called a meeting with community leaders last month to discuss an alarming uptick in violence, a top aide declared the event off-limits to the public because, she said, attendees preferred to strategize and vent in...
  • More From Thursday's Mayoral Candidate Forum

    More From Thursday's Mayoral Candidate Forum
    Six candidates for mayor addressed a host of issues Thursday during a forum at Trinity College. One of the more contentious topics was the new $56 million minor league ballpark, under construction at 1214 Main St. and set to open in 2016. A day after...