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Segarra Declines, Bronin Wins Dems Mayoral Endorsement

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Hartford Democrats have endorsed attorney Luke Bronin for mayor, after incumbent Pedro Segarra declined a showdown at the city nominating convention. Bronin, who has received the support of several candidates who […]


Candidates for mayor of Hartford Luke Bronin, Ted Cannon, Giselle Jacobs, incumbent Pedro Segarra, Robert Killian, and Joel Cruz, Jr. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Hartford Mayoral Hopefuls Debate Violence Response

A recent spike in the number of homicides loomed large, in tonight’s capitol city mayoral debate.


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Segarra Seeking Re-Election As Hartford Mayor

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra has announced that he’s running for re-election, telling supporters that his administration has transformed the capital city. Segarra unveiled his plan to seek a second four-year term […]


Rendering of proposed Rock Cats Stadium (courtesy City of Hartford)

Mayor Withdraws Rock Cats Proposal — New Plan Later

Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra is withdrawing his stadium proposal from consideration at the city council, for now.


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Hartford School Leader Chosen

After an extensive search that started in January, Mayor Pedro Segarra and Chairman of the Hartford Board of Education Richard Wareing announced Monday that Dr. Beth Schiavino-Narvaez was selected from a pair of finalists to be the new leader of Hartford schools.


Emergency Services and Telecommunications director Andrew Jaffee. Photo from the city of Hartford's web site.

Hartford 911 Leader Fired

Hartford’s mayor announces he is firing the leader of the city’s 9-1-1 system, effective today.


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

Hartford Officials’ City Credit Card Use Under Scrutiny

A Hartford Courant reports shows that top Hartford officials are not being shy about using their city-issued credit cards, even while the city faces a $70 million budget shortfall for the current fiscal year. WTIC’s […]


Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra delivers his annual address to the city council. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Mayor Says He Already Has Ways To Cut Deficit In Half

In his state of the city speech this evening, the mayor of Hartford discussed the financial challenges facing the city, as it prepares a budget. The city has a projected $70-million deficit.


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Gun Buyback Saturday In Hartford

A gun buyback program is taking place this weekend in Hartford.  It’s the fourth year city officials and the hospitals are taking part in an effort to get unwanted guns off the streets. Last year, […]


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Hartford Commuters Encouraged To Bike To Work

The city of Hartford and the Bike Walk Connecticut organization are encouraging commuters to ride their bikes to work.