August 19, 2015
by Madeline Stocker | August 19, 2015 4:06pm
In a debate that showcased the Democratic mayoral candidates positions on myriad issues impacting Hartford, it was clear that the two opponents were steadfast in their approach to one of the city’s biggest crises — the uptick in violence.
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August 14, 2015
by Susan Bigelow | August 14, 2015 10:00am
August 13, 2015
by Madeline Stocker | August 13, 2015 11:00am
August 12, 2015
by Madeline Stocker | August 12, 2015 5:30am
When most people think about the reasons behind high school suspensions, they recall a variety of circumstances — a fight broke out in the hallway, a school prankster got caught in the act, someone vandalized the school cafeteria.
August 10, 2015
by Christine Stuart | August 10, 2015 12:42pm
A year and a day after Michael Brown’s shooting death in Missouri, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy held a ceremonial bill signing for a law inspired by a non-violent racial incident here involving a police officer and a former Major League Baseball player.
August 7, 2015
by Susan Bigelow | August 7, 2015 8:00am
DOT engineers are basically giving up on the much-praised possibility of burying I-84 in downtown Hartford in a tunnel or partial tunnel, citing a potential price tag in the billions. They shouldn’t. The cost may be high, but the payoff for fixing one of the worst mistakes mid-century America made could be worth every cent.
by Terry Cowgill | August 7, 2015 5:30am
The narrative is as old as the hills. An organization is in turmoil. Everyone realizes something has to be done. Do we stick with the current top dog in the hopes that things will improve, or turn to one of the boss’ underlings for leadership? Or perhaps we clean house and bring in someone from the outside to crack a few eggs?
August 6, 2015
by Christine Stuart | August 6, 2015 4:00pm
The results of the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium exam won’t be released until the middle of the month, but Connecticut’s largest teacher union already is cautioning the public about the information it will provide.
by Madeline Stocker | August 6, 2015 12:16pm
As violence in Hartford continues to make headlines, Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra and Democratic challenger Luke Bronin have different styles of approaching the problem. One would hold more public forums, while the other prefers private meetings.
July 31, 2015
by Christine Stuart | July 31, 2015 5:29am
The Auditors of Public Accounts released a report Thursday that found that the Department of Children and Families made repeated mistakes when it came to tracking purchases, employee start times, and food.