| Oct 11, 2013
| 3:10 PM
Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra and top school officials are dead right in asking city auditors to clear the air on whether city Treasurer Adam Cloud had a conflict of interest in allegedly moving a city insurance policy from one broker to another one,...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 3:41 PM
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...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 2:43 PM
One of the MetroHartford Alliance's five strategic goals is to "retain, develop, recruit and engage a diverse and talented pool of employees and entrepreneurs." Achieving that goal is critical to retaining our invaluable roster of private employers and to...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 3:41 PM
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.
| Sep 19, 2013
| 1:49 PM
Two businesses and a radio station will move into empty downtown storefronts Oct. 11 as Hartford launches its iConnect program to revitalize vacant spaces, city officials announced Thursday afternoon.
The stores and their addresses will be Naturally Dogs...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 8:20 AM
The divorce case of perennial candidate Lee Whitnum has taken yet another odd turn. Whitnum, a 53-year-old Greenwich woman who received only a handful votes in each of her biennial campaigns for office, was briefly married to a man 25 years her senior. He...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 7:00 PM
Dos altos funcionarios más de la ciudad renunciaron el jueves, los últimos en una serie de salidas según el Alcalde Pedro Segarra trabaja por reconstruir su administración.
Segarra dijo haberle pedido a Julio Molleda, Director de Finanzas de la ciudad y...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 6:24 AM
Cuando la policía llegó a la intersección de las avenidas Prospect y Farmington la noche del sábado, donde habían chocado dos coches, uno de los cuales era propiedad de la ciudad y sostuvo danos en su totalidad— se dieron cuenta que uno de los...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 9:09 AM
El Alcalde Pedro Segarra despidió el lunes a la subdirectora de obras públicas, quien fue acusada de conducir ebria después de un accidente que destrozó un vehículo en su totalidad, propiedad de la ciudad, e hirió a otro conductor durante el fin de...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 2:06 PM
The recent shooting death of yet another young man outside a downtown Hartford night spot gives additional reason to change the law on so-called 18-and-over parties in bars.
It's now OK for those 18, 19 and 20 years old to patronize night clubs, as long...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 4:52 PM
Yet another audit indicates that Hartford's finance department is like a car that is not running on all cylinders. Mayor Pedro Segarra may need to take it to a new mechanic.
A recently released audit of the department's payroll unit by chief auditor H....