The education of all Hartford students and the choice one of the candidates made to send his children to a private school in a neighboring town came into sharp focus over the past few weeks in Hartford’s competitive Democratic mayoral primary.
September 8, 2015
August 19, 2015
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.
August 18, 2015
Democrats in Bristol were jubilant on the night of Nov. 6, 2001. On a ticket led by then-Mayor Frank Nicastro, the Democrats had won a clean sweep of the local races.
August 13, 2015
With a little over a month left until the Democratic primary, Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra still doesn’t know if he’s going to be on the ballot.
August 7, 2015
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
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 27, 2015
Greenwich native Luke Bronin may have won the Hartford Democratic Town Committee’s endorsement 49-0 on Monday, but Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra managed to take the spotlight when he rejected his own nomination and quickly walked out of the auditorium.
July 21, 2015
It’s not everything the city of Hartford wanted, but after an emergency meeting with top state officials Monday the city will receive additional resources to help it deal with a spike in homicides.
July 17, 2015
Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra asked Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy for help Thursday to deal with the uptick in homicides in the capital city.
July 16, 2015
John Gale, a West End lawyer, dropped out of the Hartford mayor’s race Thursday and announced his candidacy for Hartford City Council.