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Pedro E. Segarra

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  • Hartford Laying Plans To Bridge The I-84 Canyon

    The ill-starred decision more than a half-century ago to run I-84 through downtown Hartford did wonders for moving cars — but at considerable cost to the physical integrity of the central city. The highway cut the North End off from downtown,...
  • Segarra: Hartford Safer Than In 30 Years

    The following are the remarks made by Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra at the MetroHartford Rising Star breakfast Tuesday. Good morning everyone! I hope you all had a wonderful holiday season. I want to take this moment to wish you all a truly happy new...
  • Is Hartford doing better?

    Is Hartford doing better?
    ¬†Mayor Pedro Segarra gave a rosy picture of Hartford’s progress at a talk Tuesday before the MetroHartford Alliance, the area’s chamber of commerce. Is the mayor right that Hartford is doing better than it was a year ago? What’s your...
  • Treasurer's Connections With Broker Don't Look Good

    Federal authorities were in Hartford last week looking for documents and communications between the city and an insurance broker, Hybrid Insurance Group, which, it is alleged, failed to pay nearly $670,000 in premiums to two carriers for school board...
  • Clearer Hartford Streets This Winter, We Hope

    Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra has declared that the city needs "to be better prepared for the severe weather we know is imminent." It's good to know that the mayor is now voicing what those who live, work and visit the city have complained about for a...
  • Trayvon Martin Case Fuels Call To Action

    There are many deeply troubling things about the murder of Trayvon Martin, not least of which is that, three months after George Zimmerman was found innocent, we seem to have stopped troubling ourselves about it. You remember what happened. Trayvon, a...
  • Enough With Hartford's Take-Home Cars

    Another day, another adventure, courtesy of city auditors, in Hartford's culture of sloppiness. This time it involves cars. When Mayor Pedro Segarra's former chief of staff was discovered using his city car in July after he left city service, city...
  • Crime & Punishment: Yale is Missing Its Squirrels

    Crime & Punishment: Yale is Missing Its Squirrels
    The divorce case of perennial candidate Lee Whitnum has taken yet another odd turn. Whitnum, a 53-year-old Greenwich woman who received only a handful votes in each of her biennial campaigns for office, was briefly married to a man 25 years her senior. He...
  • Hartford Oversight Lax As Municipal Golf Courses Went Downhill

    Hartford Oversight Lax As Municipal Golf Courses Went Downhill
    The many hundreds of bicyclists who took part in Saturday's Discover Hartford Tour got to see historic sites, downtown buildings, colleges — and the shabby condition of the city's two municipally owned golf courses in Keney and Goodwin parks. This...
  • Choice Of Hartford's School Chief Critical

    One of the MetroHartford Alliance's five strategic goals is to "retain, develop, recruit and engage a diverse and talented pool of employees and entrepreneurs." Achieving that goal is critical to retaining our invaluable roster of private employers and to...
  • Looks Like City Hall Retaliating Over Audit Revelations

    Looks Like City Hall Retaliating Over Audit Revelations
    Hartford's Internal Audit Commission is a powerful entity, with the authority by charter to "examine into all matters relating to the integrity, efficiency and efficacy of the government of the city." The commission didn't flex this muscle much until...