Monthly Archives: September 2011

Segarra, Cloud: Working To Avoid Appearance Of Conflict Of Interest

In Hartford, the mayor and the city treasurer are working to resolve a staffing issue that both say could look like a conflict of interest.
The concern is the treasurer’s office, where Adam Cloud was appointed treasurer earlier this year.  But also in that department is his wife, Nicole Plessy-Cloud. She works as a supervisor.
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Hartford Investigation Into Police Department Is Done

Looks like the much-awaited Rudewicz report is done.   Frank Rudewicz was hired by Mayor Pedro Segarra to look into management issues at the HPD.  You’ll recall that Police Chief Daryl Roberts announced his retirement last week.

The press release is below. More to come.

UPDATE:  Here’s the report. And here is some language from the report’s conclusion:  “There is an overwhelming atmosphere of paranoia and mistrust that has permeated throughout the Hartford Police Department not only at the Command Staff level, but throughout the rank and file.”

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Segarra Sacks Campaign Staff

Below is a story that ran on our air Friday. Sorry for posting it late.  Looks like there are changes at Segarra headquarters.

Also, here’s another interesting twist in the Hartford campaignContinue reading

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Hartford Police Chief To Retire

Hartford Police Chief Daryl Roberts has announced he is retiring effective Dec. 31.

The press release is below.

And here’s a link to our recent story about the pending expiration of Roberts’ contract.

UPDATE: And here’s our story.

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Perez House Price Reduced Again

First it was $350,000, then it was $325,000, and now it looks like the house of former Mayor Eddie Perez is for sale for $300,000.

 

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State To Review Two-Plate Policy For Top Elected Officials

The traffic stop of state treasurer Denise Nappier earlier this month has prompted the state to review its practice of offering two licenses plates to its highest elected officers. WNPR’s Jeff Cohen reports.

Here’s the story.

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New Downtown Grocery Store Closes

It was only six months ago that Hartford officials celebrated the opening of downtown’s marquis grocery store, and praising the number of jobs it would create.  But as WNPR’s Jeff Cohen reports, the Market at Hartford 21 is struggling — and it’s temporarily closing its doors.

Here’s the story.

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