| Oct 12, 2012
| 4:03 PM
When Hartford's charter was adopted in 2002, it wisely created an automatic review process every decade so that residents could make whatever changes were deemed necessary.
A decade has passed. The 11-member charter revision commission has begun its...
| May 22, 2012
| 2:30 PM
HARTFORD — Gov. Dannel P. Malloydeclined Tuesday to take a position on Bridgeport Democrats' endorsement of a felon, former state Sen.Ernest E. Newton II, as a candidate for a state Senate seat – the same office that Newton was convicted in...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 8:05 AM
There's a new sculpture that was just unveiled on Monday at the Albany Avenue branch of Hartford Public Library. It's called "Song of Books" and it was designed by Howard Kalish. Mayor Pedro Segarra and Cathy Malloy of the Greater Hartford Arts Council...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 7:24 PM
It was 1989 and Todd Krygier, a little-known NHL newcomer, was sitting among a handful of Canadian teammates on the Whalers team bus. They wanted to know where he was from, so the American kid told them.
"UConn," Krygier said.
They thought he meant...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 3:55 PM
Indianapolis Public Safety Director Frank Straub appeared in a public forum in Hartford, Conn., Monday night as he was named as a finalist for job of police chief of the East Coast city.
Straub and two other candidates, along with the city’s...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 4:54 PM
Mayor Pedro Segarra moved Wednesday to stamp his own imprint on the city's school system by selecting five new members to the board of education — including himself.
"I need to come up with a group that I believe can work together in synchronicity,...
| Jan 21, 2012
| 7:39 PM
Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra didn't want an inaugural gala until he realized it could be a "ball for all" and help nonprofits and charities.
"It's exciting and I am so proud of my city," said a tuxedoed Segarra, addressing a VIP crowd before the main...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 2:27 PM
Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra swept out the last traces of the Eddie Perez era this week when he used his charter authority to appoint a majority, including himself, of the nine members of the city's board of education. Out went the Perez appointees....
| Jan 20, 2012
| 2:40 PM
Mayor Pedro Segarra's inaugural ball is sold out, with more than 900 guests attending Saturday's event at the Connecticut Convention Center.
Tickets, priced at $100 each, sold out last week. The ball will be paid for by a combination of ticket sales...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 4:57 PM
Mayor Joseph Maturo insisted he would not resign on Thursday, even while an immigration reform group brought hundreds of tacos to his office in response to his comment this week that he "might have tacos" to support the Latino community.
A swarm of media...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 3:13 PM
As criticism of East Haven Mayor Joseph Maturo's "tacos" comment mounted Wednesday, Maturo issued another apology.
"My sincerest apologies go out to the East Haven community and, in particular, the Latino community for the insensitive and off-color...