| Apr 8, 2013
| 7:30 PM
Councilman Kenneth Kennedy on Monday introduced a proposal that would ban the use of all city purchasing cards or credit cards used by city employees for travel, dining and other expenses.
Kennedy said he made the proposal after reviewing some...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 3:01 PM
Mayor Pedro Segarra said Wednesday that although he was at first "extremely angry" about the actions of Jared Kupiec, his former chief of staff, he won't let Kupiec's arrest sway the public's trust in city hall, something he's worked to rebuild.
| Jan 29, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Mayor John DeStefano, an outspoken political survivor and the longest-serving leader in the city's history, smiled Tuesday as he reflected on his 10 terms leading the Elm City and seemed at peace with his decision against trying to make it to 11.
| Jan 18, 2013
| 2:05 PM
Former Mayor Eddie Perez's appeal of his June 2010 convictions on bribery and other charges is scheduled for Feb. 19 at 10 a.m., according to an appellate court clerk.
Perez, 54, will appear in front of a three-judge panel, according to Rhonda Stearley-...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 10:38 AM
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy nominated 15 new Superior Court judges Thursday, including prominent Republican Andrew Roraback among the familiar names in the political and legal worlds.
Many people had considered Roraback the Republican Party's best chance to...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 3:08 PM
In the shadows of an ongoing multimillion-dollar renovation of the Fox Elementary School building on Maple Avenue sits a barely noticeable, fenced-off piece of land containing a few hundred graves and a handful of markers in varying stages of decay and...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 4:03 PM
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Monday he is talking to investors seeking to bring an NHL franchise to Hartford, but he emphasized the return of hockey remains a remote possibility.
"I have spoken to individuals who have expressed a desire to bring a team...
| May 13, 2013
| 5:09 PM
Saundra Kee Borges, who was named the city's chief operating officer in March pending city council approval, withdrew from consideration for the job Monday.
The council had been scheduled to vote on Kee Borges' appointment Monday night. Council...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 12:05 PM
The nine city council members sworn in at the start of 2012 spent their first year largely in step with Mayor Pedro Segarra.
The council approved numerous proposals set forth by the mayor, and both sides communicated regularly on major issues, from...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 2:35 PM
For more than a century, the Episcopal Diocese of Connecticut has been headquartered in Hartford, the last six decades in a West End mansion that was a gift from the daughter of a wealthy local attorney.
But now, the diocese appears ready to break with...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 3:04 PM
The administration of Mayor Pedro Segarra, who has pledged transparency at city hall since taking over Hartford's top job more than two years ago, has instructed department heads to check in with his office before speaking to the media.
In an e-mail...
| 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...