| Jan 6, 2015
| 8:36 AM
City Councilman Joel Cruz said Tuesday that he plans to run for mayor of Hartford.
Cruz, 34, was appointed to the council in August 2012 to fill the seat of Luis Cotto, who had departed for Cambridge, Mass. Cruz is serving out the remainder of Cotto's...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 3:08 PM
A heartfelt thumbs up to Stuart Scott, the great ESPN anchor who died Sunday after seven-year battle with cancer, and no heavyweight champion ever fought harder. Mr. Scott’s enthusiasm, style, intelligence and insight got the world to tune in to...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 6:09 PM
HARTFORD — Mayor Pedro Segarra announced his bid for a second term Monday, taking credit for a resurgence in city development, a drop in crime and a boost in overall morale.
"I believe I've been a significant player in transforming the mood and...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Hartford City Councilman Larry Deutsch, skeptical of the financing for the proposed Downtown North stadium, said he wants 100 percent assurances in the deal.
Nothing in finance is 100 percent, I told him during a break at a public hearing last...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 8:28 AM
HARTFORD — The city is gearing up for its annual winter festival, a frosty favorite designed to draw more people downtown on nights and weekends.
Winterfest, which last year brought more than 100,000 people from across the state, will open for the...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 11:37 AM
HARTFORD — The registrars of voters' office needs "a major overhaul" and its Democratic registrar, Olga Vazquez, should resign after issues on Election Day delayed voting at several polling places, Mayor Pedro Segarra said.
In an interview that...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 4:03 PM
The 2014 campaign is over! Even the sketchy-looking Hartford results have been posted on the secretary of the state's website. Personally, I do not think those absentee ballots from Ivana Tinkle and Jacques Strappe should have been counted, but you know...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 3:14 PM
HARTFORD — The ice is frozen, the skates are laced and buckled, and Winterfest is back in Bushnell Park for another year.
This is the fifth year for Winterfest, which aims to help attract people to downtown Hartford and which runs through Feb. 1....
| Nov 18, 2014
| 4:39 PM
Severely hoarse and running late, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy talked about one of his least controversial policies at the monthly breakfast of the MetroAlliance in Hartford Tuesday: helping new companies start up. He then left without taking questions from...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 3:26 PM
Now Mayor Pedro Segarra thinks the Hartford registrars of voters' office needs "a major overhaul"? When didn't it?
Mr. Segarra, appearing Sunday on WFSB's "Face the State" program, acknowledged that the office had been plagued with problems for years,...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 5:53 PM
Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra said this week that would seek a meeting with state officials in the hope of gaining financing for projects north of downtown.
Segarra said he had not spoken with Gov. Dannel P. Malloy about financing for the development....