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Pedro E. Segarra

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  • I Love Hartford, But City Sideshow Never Stops

    I Love Hartford, But City Sideshow Never Stops
    I root for Hartford. And I hesitate to make fun of Hartford, because I know that there are people who really do hate the city and many of them will be commenting on the online version of this column. And I respect the opinions of those people even though,...
  • Attorney: City Cannot Access Funds In BOE Account

    Attorney: City Cannot Access Funds In BOE Account
    There's been a lot of back and forth this week over who can lay claim to surplus money in a Board of Education reserve. School Board President Richard Wareing says it belongs to the schools. Mayor Pedro Segarra wants to use the reserve money to...
  • Hartford Crowns Songwriter Jim Brickman Honorary Resident

    Famed songwriter and pianist Jim Brickman is now a resident of Hartford, sort of. The Grammy-nominated musician recently received a proclamation making him an honorary citizen of Hartford, but not before he earned it Saturday. Brickman, who released his...
  • No Need For Public Tussle Over Hartford School Account

    No Need For Public Tussle Over Hartford School Account
    The first step in improving education for children is having the adults work together. A public dispute that arose this week in Hartford suggests the city has some work to do in this area, starting with better communication. The crux of the...
  • Hartford Mayor, School Officials Work To Resolve Funds Dispute

    Hartford Mayor, School Officials Work To Resolve Funds Dispute
    HARTFORD — A day after school board Chairman Richard Wareing raised concerns about Mayor Pedro Segarra's proposal to use board of education funds to balance the city budget, Segarra and Superintendent Beth Schiavino-Narvaez said they've met and...
  • Hartford Deputy Fire Chief Suspended With Pay

    Hartford Deputy Fire Chief Suspended With Pay
    HARTFORD — Hartford Fire Department Deputy Chief of Training Daniel Nolan has been suspended with pay pending an investigation into an incident that occurred during and after a meeting of the task force that is investigating the department. Fire...
  • Hartford BOE Chairman, Mayor Battle Over Trust Fund Money

    Hartford BOE Chairman, Mayor Battle Over Trust Fund Money
    HARTFORD — School board Chairman Richard Wareing is criticizing Mayor Pedro Segarra's plan to use board of education money to balance the city budget — a move Wareing said could result in layoffs and other cutbacks for schools. Segarra said...
  • Cause Of Hartford Fire 'Undetermined,' Fire Official Says

    Cause Of Hartford Fire 'Undetermined,' Fire Official Says
    HARTFORD — Fire officials were unable to determine the cause of an intense fire that tore through a North End apartment building last week, a fire captain said. The severely-damaged building was too dangerous for investigators to enter, Capt....
  • Legislators Argue Admission Tax Plan To Fund Ballpark

    Legislators Argue Admission Tax Plan To Fund Ballpark
    HARTFORD — Legislators argued Monday over whether the state should send the 10 percent admissions tax on minor league baseball tickets back to the city to provide financial help for building a new stadium. Senate Republican leader Len Fasano...
  • Balance Hartford's Budget? There's An App For That

    Balance Hartford's Budget? There's An App For That
    HARTFORD — One way to solve Hartford's $49 million budget deficit would be to raise all property taxes by 20 percent. Or the city could cut the police and fire budgets by 50 percent each — and eliminate the health and human services budget....
  • Bill uses admissions tax to help pay for Hartford stadium

    The city of Hartford is hoping to pay off a planned minor league baseball stadium with proceeds from the state's admission tax on tickets. City leaders, including Mayor Pedro Segarra, appeared Monday before the legislature's Finance Revenue and Bonding...