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Shawn Wooden

Segarra Sworn In To First Full Term As Mayor

Segarra Sworn In To First Full Term As Mayor

HARTFORD — Calling it "the start of a four-year odyssey," Pedro E. Segarra was sworn in Tuesday to his first full mayoral term.

Segarra, the former city council president who took over as mayor in 2010 — succeeding Eddie Perez, who was convicted on corruption charges — pledged to take greater ownership of improving the city.

"I am hoping we will rise again, not because we have fallen, but because we have decided to take ownership of our city," Segarra told a packed first floor at city hall Tuesday. "We will reclaim our greatness as Connecticut's capital city because we are taking responsibility for our path and striving to make this capital a city that...