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Pedro E. Segarra

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  • Hartford Case Shows Ex-Cons' Tough Road

    Kennard Ray doesn't have to worry about including Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra on his Christmas list. Ray already gave his gift — an abrupt resignation after recently being named deputy chief of staff. Kennard has a criminal record and was...
  • Students Waiting For Magnets Losing Out

    As a parent, I believe that a great education can level the playing field and create opportunity for all kids, regardless of their family background. In Hartford, unfortunately, many kids aren't receiving a great education. The board of education...
  • 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...
  • City Hall Should Have Known New Aide's Criminal Record

    This didn't have to happen. In a well-run office, it wouldn't have. Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra was made to look hapless and, well, incompetent this week when the just-appointed deputy chief of staff in the mayor's office withdrew as his criminal...
  • 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...