| Mar 6, 2015
| 2:37 PM
A thumbs up for the residents and conservationists in Newington who battled successfully to preserve picturesque Cedar Mountain as open space. Mayor Stephen Woods recently announced that the national home construction firm Toll Brothers was dropping its...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 12:01 PM
HARTFORD — Months before the city's Democratic primary, Mayor Pedro Segarra's re-election campaign let loose in an attack email this week that claimed challenger Luke Bronin had not voted in the 2013 Hartford municipal election.
The claim was part...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 6:11 AM
WASHINGTON — Several Connecticut mayors have joined their counterparts in dozens of cities across the nation in urging congressional leaders to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank, a government agency that makes it easier for American companies to...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 4:41 PM
HARTFORD — A new agreement in the Sheff v. O'Neill case will allow another thousand city students to enroll in magnet programs as part of the state's court-ordered efforts to limit racial isolation in Hartford public schools, an attorney for the...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 11:05 AM
What's better than one reason to party in the middle of winter's cabin fever season? Two reasons! And that was what was happening at a refreshingly, rambunctious party at the Wadsworth Atheneum Thursday as major supporters of the downtown museum...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 2:21 PM
HARTFORD -- Democratic mayoral challenger Luke Bronin Monday criticized Mayor Pedro Segarra for moving to hire a marketing and public relations consultant to enhance the city's image during an election year.
Bronin questioned the city's Feb. 3...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 5:01 PM
HARTFORD — Among the complaints Hartford Fire Chief Carlos Huertas had about a lieutenant's short-lived reign as the department's spokesman were that he failed to make sure garbage cans were emptied and the refrigerator was working, documents...
| Feb 21, 2015
Local realty listings are littered with McMansions. Those who once opted for bigger-is-better now find that less-is-more fits their need and many have re-discovered urban living.
For Robin Jaffee Frank and husband Robert Frank, Robin's appointment as...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 4:46 PM
OK, we don't trust you again. By "you," I mean Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra and the city council majority leaders who met during Monday night's storm to pass a law creating the Hartford Stadium Authority.
Last June, Segarra and other city leaders...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 1:02 PM
HARTFORD — Hartford would lose about $2.6 million in state aid under Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's proposed biennial budget.
The city is getting $255.91 million in state aid this year and would receive about $253.32 in 2016 and 2017, according to...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 12:28 PM
HARTFORD — The task force charged with examining operations at the Hartford Fire Department and its handling of the death in October of a firefighter in the line of duty focused its discussion on firefighter training Thursday at city hall.