The city’s latest gun buy-back program, held Saturday at the Community Renewal Team headquarters on Windsor Street, brought in more than 82 firearms, police said.
Among the guns collected were two derringers, 16 pistols, 32 rifles, 16 shotguns and one assault rifle. In exchange for the guns, Stop & Shop gift cards were distributed. [...]
Mayor Pedro Segarra stopped in to several businesses along Capitol Avenue Friday morning to talk about the city’s decision not to oppose the closure of Flower Street to pedestrian and bicycle traffic, officials in his office said.
Residents of the Asylum Hill and Frog Hollow neighborhoods say the CTfastrak busway is splitting the city [...]
A new UConn report measures risk factors in Hartford that could hinder children’s learning and identifies six neighborhoods that might benefit from more social services and programs.
The report commissioned by the Hartford school system indicates an overall improvement in risk factors for most city neighborhoods since 2009. Using data, researchers weighed areas such as [...]
As we reported Monday, Jimmy Q. Roberson was identified as the 22-year-old man fatally shot Sunday night, concluding a violent week in the city’s North End in which four other young men were shot. (Two of them died.) Police found Roberson with a single gunshot wound to the head behind an apartment building [...]
If you’re looking to hang out in downtown Hartford tonight, City Steam Brewery might be your place.
Hartford police officers will serve as wait staff from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday. Any “tips” for them are donations to the Connecticut Special Olympics, which the police department has long supported, said Nancy Mulroy, HPD’s communications coordinator.
Our colleague Ken Gosselin reports today that the city has proposed “Downtown North” — a city-owned, three-acre plot of land — as the new site for the University of Connecticut campus that is being relocated from West Hartford. The city would lease the parcel for $1 a year.
From Gosselin’s post:
“A university presence [...]
Have a question about how the city’s budget process works? How about suggestions for the mayor or city council on what should be cut, or what should be preserved?
Mayor Pedro Segarra and council members are hosting a two-part budget workshop (called “The People’s Budget”) aimed at educating the public on the process and seeking [...]
By Jenna Carlesso
Like most journalists, we at The Courant strive for accuracy in our reporting.
Last Monday, I wrote a story about large budget deficits projected for the coming years in Hartford. (Read it here.) After it ran, I heard it had ruffled some feathers (including those of Mayor Pedro Segarra). So on Wednesday, after [...]
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