| Oct 2, 2014
| 1:47 PM
HARTFORD — Moody's Investors Service on Thursday downgraded the city's bond rating, citing Hartford's "weakened financial position" and noting that there are "narrow reserve levels that are expected to decline further."
The city received an A2...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 1:14 PM
The seats are springier, the lobby is spiffier and the ambience is perfect for setting a scene — or a play.
That's the assessment of the theater execs, state and city politicians, funders and actors who checked out Hartford Stage at its renovation...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 6:43 PM
HARTFORD — A plan to develop vacant land north of downtown cleared a hurdle Wednesday when the Hartford Redevelopment Agency voted to transfer two properties to the city for use in the project.
Three members backed the transfer, with one...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 5:45 PM
HARTFORD — A proposed $350 million development in the city's downtown north area that includes a minor league baseball stadium would create 1,000 to 1,300 permanent jobs throughout the state, most of those in Hartford County and more than a third in...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 7:35 PM
HARTFORD — The city would pay $3.77 million annually for the first five years it leases a minor league baseball stadium that is part of a sweeping redevelopment plan, according to projections in city documents and the developer's plan.
| 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...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 3:39 PM
This question demands an immediate answer: How effective is Hartford's aging flood control system?
It was raised in an Aug. 13 letter from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to city engineer Constantin Banciulescu in which the Corps rated the city's...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 2:27 PM
HARTFORD — The city violated a decades-old agreement requiring it to provide financial assistance and other benefits for tenants displaced by fires and forced out by unlivable conditions, a Superior Court judge in Hartford has ruled, and the city...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 2:55 PM
HARTFORD — Advocates for victims of domestic violence will introduce on Wednesday a new helpline dedicated to those who speak Spanish.
The toll-free hotline — 844-831-9200 — will be answered 24 hours a day, seven days a week, by...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 2:34 PM
HARTFORD — City officials say they have implemented safeguards and made changes to correct problems in the public works department that were outlined in an independent evaluation earlier this year.
But it could take longer to change the overall...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 5:48 PM
HARTFORD — Improving the city's neighborhood schools and marshaling more help for students who are learning English or have disabilities should be among the top priorities for the school system in the coming years, according to a district report...