| Dec 4, 2014
| 7:40 PM
Legislation that would allow for the creation of a Coltsville National Park passed the House of Representatives on Thursday as part of the federal defense bill.
The bill would allow for the establishment of a new unit within the National Park Service at...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 4:49 PM
Ineptitude, thy name is Hartford.
On Monday, Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra sent an electronic missive to residents: "I urge everyone to plan ahead for tomorrow to make sure your ballot is cast."
Unfortunately his advice fell on deaf ears in his own...
| 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...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 4:44 PM
HARTFORD — A competition aimed at shaping innovative economic development strategies for Hartford is moving to a second round, with its top finalist focusing on fostering the healthcare technology industry.
Ten finalists — the top three...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 12:10 PM
Luke Bronin announced Tuesday he would resign from his position as general counsel for Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and said he is "strongly considering" a run for mayor of Hartford in 2015.
Bronin said he would resign his post Jan. 7, when Malloy is scheduled...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 1:16 PM
Polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. in Hartford Tuesday.
If you're curious about any of the city-related races for state House and Senate, click here, here, here and here.
The election day voter registration site has been moved to the city hall...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 1:09 PM
Voter turnout in this year's general election was 55.6 percent, according to figures released Wednesday by the Secretary of the State's office.
Democratic Governor Dannel P. Malloy won re-election last month against Republican nominee Tom Foley, a...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 11:50 AM
The state Democratic Party is seeking a court order to extend voting in Hartford by an hour after the city failed to have voter registration lists ready when the polls opened.
It is the second straight time an Election Day problem involving Connecticut'...
| 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...