Hartford Woman Facing Deportation Continues Fight to Stay in U.S., Court Grants Reprieve

Updated Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at 6:35 p.m. By Christian Spencer, Staff Writer HARTFORD — Facing deportation, Wayzaro Walton is on a quest to stay with her family in Hartford. Walton on Monday received a reprieve. A U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ordered a stay of deportation for her while the federal […]

Hartford Woman Facing Deportation Continues Fight to Stay in U.S., Court Grants Reprieve

Eddie Perez Announces Bid for Mayor, Asks for A Second Chance

By Ann-Marie Adams, Staff Writer HARTFORD –– Former Hartford Mayor Eddie Perez is asking for a second chance to lead the city. Flanked by an energetic group of supporters at Arch Street Tavern on Thursday, Perez, 61, made his official announcement to run for mayor. “It’s time for a change in city hall,” said Perez, […]

Eddie Perez Announces Bid for Mayor, Asks for A Second Chance

Education Committee Approves Lamont’s Watered-down Regionalization Bill

By Kathleen Megan, CTMirror HARTFORD — Gov. Ned Lamont’s two key education bills — including one intended to push school districts toward regionalization — were approved by a legislative committee Friday, but with a few notable changes. Members of the Education Committee eliminated the governor’s proposal to have municipalities chip in on teacher pensions and […]

Education Committee Approves Lamont’s Watered-down Regionalization Bill

Choral Group Offers Opportunities for High School Singers

18 April 2019

HARTFORD — The New England-based choral group Voce will conduct a day-long program of intensive workshops, coaching and performance opportunities for high school singers prior to its final concert of the season. The final concert will be on May 11, 7:30 p.m. at St. Patrick – St. Anthony Church, 285 Church St. in Hartford. About […]

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Hartford Public Library Offers Security Officer Training Program

12 April 2019

HARTFORD — Do you want another way to make money? If so, the Hartford Public Library will be offering training for those who want to make money as a security guard. The library will offer its popular eight-hour security officer training program on a monthly basis. The next training is on April 17 from 8 […]

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Former Hartford Mayor Eddie Perez to Announce Decison on Mayoral Bid

02 April 2019

HARTFORD — Former Hartford Mayor Eddie Perez is expected to announce his bid for mayor on Thursday. Perez, 61, was mayor from 2001 through 2010. However, Perez resigned in 2010 after being charged and convicted for taking about $40,000 in kitchen and bathroom improvements from Hartford developer, Carlos Costa. Costa was a city contractor on […]

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CRT Seeks Volunteers for After-School Program

27 March 2019

HARTFORD — The Community Renewal Team’s after-school program is seeking volunteers. The program, Generations, is administered on Tuesdays and Thursday at CRT in Hartford. CRT Generations is a program in which grandparents with legal custody of their grandchildren raise them in a safe and nurturing environment with other families in the same situation, organizers said. […]

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Hartford Residents Urged to Share Views on HPD Drones

26 March 2019

HARTFORD — Hartford residents are being urged to share their views about drone surveillance that will be used by the Hartford Police Department. The community conversation will be held 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday March 25 at the Hartford Public Library for Contemporary Culture. At the event, Drones, Surveillance, Technology and Considerations for Public Safety and […]

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CHS to Run Exhibit on Blacks and the Struggle for Citizenship

25 March 2019

The Connecticut Historical Society will run an exhibit that highlights 50 years of struggle for citizenship by black Americans. The exhibit, Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow, is a new traveling show from the New York Historical Society that explores African Americans’ struggle for full citizenship and equal rights. Connecticut will be the […]

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Hartford Police Chief David Rosado to Retire, Jumps to Private Sector

21 March 2019

By Ann-Marie Adams, Staff Writer HARTFORD — After about one year on the job, Hartford Police Chief David Rosado will retire in April to take a leadership position in the private sector. Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin on Thursday announced that Rosado will take a job with Pratt & Whitney. Rosado’s last day will be April […]

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Blue Earth Compost to Unveil CT’s First Food Scrap Truck

19 March 2019

By Fran Wilson, Staff Writer HARTFORD — Elected officials will help unveil Connecticut’s first food scrap dump truck on Wednesday in Hartford. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, Rep. Matthew Ritter, Rep. Brandon McGee and Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin will join the owner of Blue Earth Compost to highlight the company’s first commercial food scrap collection truck. The […]

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