Mayor Pedro Segarra, the Asylum Hill Neighborhood Association and Friends of Sigourney Square Park will host a grand re-opening of Sigourney Square Park on Saturday.
The event will feature a ribbon-cutting ceremony, face painting and performances from neighborhood children.
Renovations on the park, which include a new playground, basketball court surface and additional benches, began [...]
After reviewing records for several city employee purchasing cards and making recommendations for changes, Hartford’s internal audit commission said late last month that it also would look into purchases made by school, library and parking authority employees.
On Friday, it released the results of the Hartford Parking Authority city credit card review. [...]
The city’s finance director said in a city memo today that the registrar of voters’ office is over-budget and can’t spend any more money — even for payroll — this fiscal year.
Julio Molleda wrote that the registrars “are no longer authorized to expend or commit to expend city funds for any purpose.” He also [...]
Businesses on Pratt and Trumbull streets downtown may soon have new neighbors, as the city pushes ahead with its iConnect program.
Under the agreement, the state would pay the city $23 million for the underused garage. [...]
Movies After Dark, a series of films screened for free at Hartford’s eight parks during the summer, will start June 14.
Each Friday night through Sept. 6 a different movie will be shown in one of Hartford’s parks, including Bushnell, Riverside, Pope, Keney, Goodwin, Elizabeth, Colt and the Old State House [...]
Jared Kupiec, Mayor Pedro Segarra’s chief of staff, has resigned his post, city officials said Monday. His last day has not yet been determined.
Kupiec, 30, was appointed chief of staff in December 2010. Juan Figueroa, a former state representative and founding president of the Universal Health Care Foundation, will serve as [...]
Mayor Pedro Segarra does not have the authority to reject or amend the city council’s $8.6 million in budget cuts, an independent lawyer hired by the council wrote in an opinion issued Thursday.
Attorney Steven Mednick of New Haven was hired by the council earlier this week to provide an opinion [...]
Mayor Pedro Segarra on Thursday rejected some of the $8.6 million in budget cuts made by the city council earlier this week, saying he would approve about $3.9 million in additional cuts. He originally had proposed a $543.9 million spending plan.
Segarra said he would maintain a $1 million cut to the proposed police department [...]
Council members have expressed concern during this year’s budget cycle over the rising cost of city pension and benefits, and the drain it could have on the rainy day fund.
Council President Shawn Wooden said Wednesday that he plans to introduce a proposal calling for the formation of a task force that would study Hartford’s [...]
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