A year a go, then Mayor Eddie Perez was preparing for a corruption trial as he described the city this way:
“We have come far. We have far to go.”
It’s been eight months since Perez resigned his office, and eight months since Pedro Segarra took his place. In a speech that began with Mahatma Ghandi and ended with Mother Theresa, Segarra jumped from public safety to parks, education to the budget, jobs to the arts to development.