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Hartford Cutting Back On Take-Home Vehicles

After controversy over who’s driving around in Hartford’s city vehicles, Mayor Pedro Segarra has cut the fleet back from 73 take-home vehicles on the roads to 45. He blamed the move on financial issues and […]

09/19/2013

Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Two Top Hartford Officials Resign

Thursday, Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra announced that he has accepted the resignation of Kevin Burnham, Director of the Department of Public Works, and Julio Molleda, Director of Finance. Burnham has worked for the City of […]

09/13/2013

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First Day Of School In Hartford

It’s the first day of school for children in Hartford.  To kick off the new year, school and city officials took a bus trip to newly renovated schools this morning. Superintendent Christina Kishimoto says the […]

08/27/2013

Pedro Segarra

Hartford Mayor Investigating Dispatch Center

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra says a series of problems at the city’s emergency dispatch center has prompted him to launch an investigation. Segarra told WVIT-TV (http://bit.ly/17JwNvd ) on Tuesday that the […]

08/21/2013

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Ex-Aide to Hartford Mayor Being Investigated

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Hartford police are investigating whether Mayor Pedro Segarra’s former chief of staff improperly used a city vehicle after he resigned last month. Segarra’s office confirmed Monday that police are reviewing ex-chief […]

07/09/2013

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Hartford Adopts City Budget, Compromises With Mayor

Hartford’s city council voted to approve the budget, compromising with the mayor by making $5.1 million in cuts.

05/31/2013

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Questions Arise Over Use Of City Credit Cards

Hartford city auditors are reviewing the credit card use of 185 city employees at the request of the City Council president, who says he received complaints from some government workers and residents about possible misuse of the cards.

04/13/2013

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Hartford Mayor Issues Overtime, Hiring Freeze Veto

Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra has vetoed a Common Council measure that would have put a halt to overtime and hiring for the foreseeable future. With the city looking at a nine-million-dollar deficit for the current […]

04/02/2013

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Hartford Councilor Calls For Hiring, Overtime Freeze

With Hartford facing mounting red ink for at least the next four years, City Councilor Kenneth Kennedy says it’s time to reign in hiring and overtime. He is expected to call for a freeze on […]

03/11/2013

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Early Forecast Shows Hartford With Deficit of 70 Million Dollars

It’s not a pretty financial picture coming out of the capital city. Preliminary forecasts show hartford with a 70-million-dollar budget deficit in the next fiscal year’s budget.  According a release out of Mayor Pedro Segarra’s […]

02/23/2013

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