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Pedro E. Segarra

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Hartford Mayor's 'Sloppy' Hiring Practices

    Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra apparently is still considering whether to adopt a common-sense change in his office's hiring practices recommended by Deputy Chief Auditor Craig Trujillo in a scorching memo on Friday. Or, the mayor has unfortunately...
  • 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,...
  • Hartford Officials Call For Investigation Into City Treasurer

     City and school officials are calling for an investigation into city Treasurer Adam Cloud for what they are calling a possible conflict of interest related to the hiring of an insurance broker. Mayor Pedro Segarra, school board Chairman Matthew...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Hartford Official Injured In Crash Involving City Vehicle

    Hartford Official Injured In Crash Involving City Vehicle
    A top city official and her fiancé injured in a crash involving a city-owned vehicle early Saturday morning have been released from the hospital, police said. In a statement Monday, Saundra Kee Borges, the city's corporation counsel and acting chief...
  • 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...