Monthly Archives: October 2010

Judge Won’t Immediately Rule In AG Election

A state court judge said she would not immediately rule on the lawsuit brought by Republican Martha Dean that tries to disqualify Democrat George Jepsen from the race for attorney general.

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Hartford Superintendent Calls For Longer School Days

 

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Hartford schools Superintendent Steven Adamowski has called for longer school days for the city’s students.

 

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Concern At And Around Burns School

 

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Two incidents outside a Hartford school last Friday have administrators, police, and politicians concerned about neighborhood safety.

 

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Butt Ugly Tomorrow. Capitol West…Soon.

The city of Hartford plans to begin its demolition of one of it’s iconic eyesores tomorrow.  And another could be on the way.

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First Congressional District Candidates Debate

 

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Major and minor party candidates for the 1st congressional district seat debated at Hartford’s Jumoke Academy charter school.

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Reclaiming The Butt Ugly Building

 

The Butt Ugly Building. Or the HB Davis Building. Take your pick. (Jeff Cohen/WNPR)

 

Looks like demolition of the Butt Ugly building will begin this week.

It also looks as though Mayor Pedro Segarra doesn’t much like the building’s popular name (Butt Ugly) and is sticking to its prior name: the HB Davis Building.

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Update On John Rose

So, fellow blogger Brookman posted a few weeks back that former Hartford corporation counsel John Rose has a new gig.  And he does — at the Crumbie Law Group.

The thing that raised flags was this: Rose had hired the firm to do work for the city while he was at city hall.  In a time when more than a few people seem to be getting work that somehow relates to city, that’s a decent story.

We asked the city how much money Crumbie had made off of the city, and we got the answer yesterday. Continue reading

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