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December 2011

12/29/11 Mayor Segarra Names Interim Police Chief
12/29/11 Holidays to Alter Trash Pickup Schedule
12/27/11 Mayor Segarra Calls for Settlement Cleaning Contract
12/16/11 Mayor Segarra Lauds Approval of $5 Million for Coltsville Project
12/15/11 Mayor Segarra Announces Restaurant Scoring Initiative
12/13/11 City's Post-Storm Cleanup Near Completion
12/9/11 Mayor Segarra Accepting Resumes for Board of Education Members
12/8/11 Mayor Segarra Welcomes State NAACP Convention
12/6/11 Mayor Segarra Calls on Occupy Hartford to End Encampment
12/5/11 Mayor Segarra Announces City's Receipt of $450k Brownfield Grant
12/5/11 Mayor Segarra Congratulates LEGO Kidsfest on Sold Out Event
12/4/11 Mayor Segarra Applauds Success of Gun Buyback Program
12/1/11 Mayor Segarra Issues Statement Regarding Arbitration Decision in Perez Case
12/1/11 Real Estate Revaluation Notices Released

November 2011

11/30/11 Mayor Segarra Outlines Department of Public Works Leaf PickUp Plan
11/29/11 Mayor Segarra Congratulates Lincoln Financial Group on Success of Moneyguard Program
11/28/11 City of Hartford Procurement Services Unit Offers Training
11/26/11 HFD Collecting Stuffed Animals For Distribution in Afghanistan
11/22/11 Mayor Segarra Announces Free Parking The Day After Thanksgiving
11/21/11 Mayor Segarra Announces Critical Office Appointment
11/18/11 Countdown to Free Public Skating Bushnell Park Rink Opens November 25
11/14/11 City of Hartford to Kick-Off Electronic Waste Recycling Program
11/10/11 Countdown to Free Public Skating Bushnell Park Rink Opens November 25
11/10/11 Ramping Down After the Storm
11/09/11 Proven Results for Shooting Team Task Force: Murder Arrests Up; Homicide Rate Down
11/07/11 Hartford Farmer's Market Present The First Annual Hartford Harvest Market
11/07/11 Mayor Segarra Supports Land and Water Conservation Fund
11/07/11 Monday Storm Recovery Update
11/04/11 Mayor Leads Inclusive Discussion to Develop Mattress Disposal Legislation
11/04/11 Statement from Mayor Pedro E. Segarra Regarding Potential Occupy Hartford Rally & March Tomorrow
11/04/11 Friday Storm Recovery Update
11/03/11 Thursday Updates
11/02/11 31 Schools will open Thursday
11/02/11 After Power Returns to City, Heightened Safety Awareness
11/01/11 Hartford Public Schools Closed November 2
11/01/11 November 12th is Hartford's Free Electronics Drop Off Day
11/01/11 Mayor Salutes Hartford Firefighters for Saving Lives After Severe Storm

October 2011

10/31/11 Hartford Public Schools will be Closed Again on Tuesday, November 1
10/31/11 Front Street District: Temporary Closure
10/28/11 Staffing Changes
10/28/11 Six Hartford Health Centers and Hospitals Receive New Investment
10/28/11 Larson, Blumenthal and Segarra Announces $3.8 Million HUD Grant for Capewell
10/25/11 Art in the Atrium
10/23/11 Top Kat Laundry Robbery Arrest
10/20/11 Redefining Public Housing
10/19/11 Lawmakers see Coltsville Hearing as Positive Step for Project
10/19/11 Mayor Segarra Refines Four Key Goals of His Administration
10/19/11 Occupy Hartford Weather Update
10/19/11 Regional Skate Drive Underway for Free Public Skating at Bushnell Park
10/14/11 Walnut Street Road Closure
10/14/11 Hartford Fire Department Goes Pink
10/14/11 Mayor Congratulates AEG/XL Center on being a Top World Venue
10/13/11 Hartford Magazine Names 12 Most Influential People in Our Region
10/13/11 Larson, Segarra Announce Major Bus Livability Grant
10/13/11 Hartford gets Significant Transit Development Investment Money
10/12/11 City Officials/Occupy Hartford Talk
10/11/11 12 Arrests in Hartford Shooting Team Task Force
10/07/11 MDC Holds Household Hazardous Waste Collection
10/07/11 Night Paving Continued on Park Street
10/05/11 Job Creation Crucial for Hartford Residents
10/04/11 Star Shuttle Still Running and Still Free
10/04/11 Groundbreaking Event is a Green Event

September 2011

09/30/11 Strategic Energy Planning Helps Mary Hooker Magnet School
09/29/11 Hartford Gets Financial Boost from Feds
09/29/11 2011 Leaf Recycling
09/28/11 September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
09/23/11 October is Fire Prevention Month
09/23/11 Chief Announces his Retirement
09/19/11 Hartford Ranks High in Helping Others
09/16/11 Skating Rink in Bushnell Park Opens November 25
09/15/11 Hispanic Heritage Month Begins September 15
09/14/11 City of Hartford Steps Up Green Efforts
09/13/11 City of Hartford Conducting Vacant Property and Blighted Building Survey
09/13/11 City of Hartford Procurement Services Unit Offers Training
09/13/11 Assistant Fire Chief Freeman featured in International Fire Service Publication
09/12/11 September is National Cholesterol Education Month
09/12/11 September Marks First National Bed Bug Awareness Month
09/12/11 10th Anniversary of 9-11
09/08/11 Getting America Back to Work is Job One
09/08/11 Construction Jobs on the Increase
09/07/11 Renovations at City Hall Entrance Announced
09/07/11 City of Hartford Celebrates National Grandparents Day with 9th Annual Grandparents Day Family Fair
09/07/11 Pork Pie Hat Jazz Series 2011
09/06/11 Hartford Among 151 "Playful City USA" Communities
09/06/11 Fire Department Announces September Events
09/01/11 City of Hartford Paving Schedule Ramped-Up

August 2011

08/31/11 Cirque Du Soleil is Back in the City
08/31/11 Mayor Enhances Ethics/Transparency Policies
08/31/11 Mosquitoes trapped in Hartford Test Positive for West Nile Virus
08/29/11 Hartford Successfully Prepared For Irene
08/24/11 Mayor supports Star Shuttle
08/23/11 City of Hartford Receives Outstanding Evaluation for Lead Hazard Control
08/22/11 City of Hartford Revaluation Begins
08/16/11 Mayor working to Create Jobs & Increase Hartford Caribbean Trade
08/15/11 Hartford has Long Standing Partnership with Habitat for Humanity and Housing Efforts in Uganda
08/15/11 Mayor Orders City Flag to Half Staff to Honor Sgt. Edward J. Frank II
08/15/11 Saint Joseph College New School of Pharmacy
08/12/11 Senator Blumenthal and Mayor Segarra advocate to keep Blue Hills Post Office Open
08/11/11 Comcast and Mayor Segarra unveil the most ambitious and comprehensive broadband adoption experiment for Hartford
08/11/11 Mark Twain Library Branch to close for move to Hartford Public High School
08/09/11 Notice of Paving: Park Street
08/09/11 City of Hartford has added Three New Properties for Sales
08/09/11 Mayor Thank Council for Following Through with Tax Relief
08/08/11 Hartford Apartment Development Project Makes National News
08/03/11 Notice of Milling and Paving: Park Street
08/01/11 Connecticut Science Center Announces August is Free Admission Month for Hartford Residents

July 2011

07/29/11 Taste Of Hartford® is more than just Dining Out
07/29/11 Tax Office Hours extended on August 1
07/28/11 Notice of Road Closure: William Street
07/25/11 Federal Emergency Homeowner's Loan Program
07/25/11 Bushnell Park to host Hartford Symphony's Picnic in the Park
07/25/11 Hartford, CT Boasts Public Safety Response & Gun Crime Intelligence with ShotSpotter Gunshot Detection & Location Service
07/25/11 Hartford’s Commission on Disability Issues Renews Outreach Efforts
07/22/11 Heat Advisory Update
07/21/11 Mayor Segarra Congratulates Kevin Kane's Reappointment as Chief State's Attorney
07/20/11 Cooling Centers will be open on July 21, 22 and 23
07/19/11 Fire Safety Presentation made to Children
07/13/11 Fire Safety Presentation made to Seniors
07/12/11 Mayor Segarra Calls Hartford and Big East Women's Basketball Championship
07/11/11 Park Street Facades get Upgrade Thanks to State Funding
07/11/11 Cooling Centers will be open Monday, July 11 and Tuesday July 12
07/6/11 Mayor Announces Good News to Hartford Taxpayers
07/6/11 Reminder for 17-year-olds
07/6/11 Larson Announces $150,000 Federal Grant for iQuilt Project
07/6/11 Notice of Road CLOSURE – Merrill Street, From New Park Avenue to Prospect Ave for Street Patching Operations
07/6/11 Cooling Centers open in Hartford
07/5/11 Mayor Commends effort to keep Hartford Families in their Homes
07/5/11 Notice of Road CLOSURE – Douglas Street, From Maple Avenue to Clarendon Street for Street Patching Operations
07/5/11 City of Hartford and Connecticut Science Center Announce Grants for Entrepreneurs
07/1/11 Hartford Fire Department Announces the Creation of the Community Risk Reduction Division
07/1/11 Leave Fireworks to the Professionals
07/1/11 Grilling Safety is Something we all can "Live" With
07/1/11 Our City, Our Responsibility: Mayor Announces Shooting Task Force and Investment in Shotspotter

June 2011

06/27/11 The Arts Means Jobs in Hartford
06/27/11 Personnel Protective Equipment and New Recruit Class Are Welcome Additions to the Hartford Fire Department
06/24/11 Our City, Our Responsibility
06/24/11 Early Learning, Positive Lifetime Results
06/22/11 HHS Launches North Hartford Community Garden Partnership
06/20/11 Firefighters save another life
06/20/11 Mayor Segarra Name to Advisory Boards of U.S. conference of Mayors
06/20/11 Launch of Livable and Sustainable Neighborhoods Intiative
06/17/11 City Departments Collaborate on Program to Curb Teen Pregnancy
06/15/11 City of Hartford in "Good Shape" According to National Magazine
06/14/11 Hartford's 375th Anniversary Comes to Emotional Close with Ceremony Honoring Flag Day and The National 9/11 Flag
06/14/11 Notice to Taxpayers: Fee-Relief Program
06/13/11 Arrest Made in Jarrell Warmington Homicide Investigation
06/13/11 Mayor and Police Chief on the Beat through Hartford Neighborhoods
06/10/11 Celebrating our Parks...By the Numbers...
06/09/11 Hartford's Emergency Operation Center Activated
06/09/11 Decorative but Potentially Dangerous
06/09/11 Mayor Applauds Commitment to Tax Bill
06/09/11 An Act Reconstituting The Connecticut Capital Center Commission
06/08/11 Many City Spray Pools are Up and Running
06/08/11 Mayor and Police Chief Applaud Successful Prosecution of Major Drug Dealer
06/07/11 Staffing Changes and New Faces with the City of Hartford
06/07/11 Hartford's Pothole Patrol Making Progress
06/07/11 Hartford Heat Advisory
06/07/11 Hartford to Start Larvicide Treatment
06/07/11 Hartford goes Hi-Tech with Resident Reporting Tool
06/06/11 Household Hazardous Waste Collection
06/06/11 Mayor Segarra Says "Hartford Grieves" with Loss of Bob Hohler
06/03/11 Who's Hartford's Recycling Hero? You Are!
06/03/11 June is Caribbean-American Heritage Month
06/03/11 Mayor Segarra Statement to Springfield

May 2011

05/27/11 Trash and Recycle Pick Up Delayed a Day in Hartford for Memorial Day
05/25/11 Mayor Segarra Applauds Passage of CT Dream Act News Statement
05/24/11 Confidential E-mail Address for Independent Review News Statement
05/24/11 Mayor Segarra applauds collaborative budget process News Statement
05/23/11 Hartford Fire Dept and CT Science Center Media Release
05/20/11 Mayor selects firm to perform independent review News Statement
05/18/11 Mayor Segarra Approves Council's Changes to Budget News Statement
Budget Approval Letter
05/18/11 Celebrating Our Parks: Parks Enhance Tourism News Statement
05/17/11 Mayor to review council budget actions News Release
05/17/11 Tourism and Bushnell Park in Celebrating Our Parks Spotlight News Advisory
05/17/11 E10 renovation announcement News Release
05/16/11 Swift Factory Grant and Green Designation From HUD News Release
05/13/11 Youth 4 Change Conference June 3
05/12/11 Statement from Mayor Segarra on Pope Park Hit and Run
05/12/11 Mayor Directs Chief to Order Independent Review News Statement
05/11/11 City of Hartford adopts Ban the Box policy News Statement
05/11/11 Annual canvass of voters moves to next phase
05/11/11 Mayor Segarra's statement regarding independent ethics decision
05/10/11 Mayor Segarra will hold another Town Meeting
05/09/11 Hartford's Proud Arts Community is Enriched News Statement
05/09/11 Mayor Segarra Leads Fight Against Blight News Release
05/09/11 CT Awarded $30M for High Speed Rail Project that runs through Hartford
News Release
05/09/11 Garden Street Detour
05/06/11 Engine 10 to close temporarily for renovations Community Notice
05/06/11 Saturday is National Train Day News Release
05/04/11 City names new Procurement Division Manager News Release
05/02/11 Hartford is once again a Tree City USA News Release
05/02/11 Pothole Patrol News Release
05/02/11 Keney Park Days (Tuesday through Saturday) News Advisory
05/02/11 Hartford Mayor reaches milestone on Twitter News Release
05/02/11 Mayor Segarra Statement on death of Osama Bin Laden

April 2011

04/29/11 Compost Available Tuesday May 3rd for Hartford Residents News Advisory
Transfer Station Pamphlet
04/29/11 Asylum Avenue Detour Saturday, April 30th
04/28/11 Federal Funds Now Available to Help Homeowners Facing Threat of Foreclosure
04/28/11 Freebie Night on May 5th
04/28/11 Temporary Detour Monday May 2, 2011 on CTTRANSIT Route 72
04/28/11 Health and Wellness event at the Niles Street Community garden cancelled
04/27/11 Parking Restrictions on Athenaeum Square North Due to Wadsworth Atheneum Art and Flower Show, April 27 through May 2, 2011
04/26/11 Mayor Praises Council for Sharing Vision on Future of Capitol West Building
News Release
04/25/11 Positive Recognition for Hartford News Statement
04/21/11 Celebrating Our Parks for Monday and Tuesday
04/21/11 Mayor Segarra featured in local and national publications News Statement
04/20/11 Demand for payment News Statement
04/20/11 The passing of Gladys Stewart News Statement
04/19/11 Hartford Paving Project Starts April 20 News Release   Scheduled action plan
04/19/11 Celebrating Our Parks: Community Clean-Up Details for April 23 News Release
04/19/11 Reminder: April 22 City Holiday
04/19/11 Due to today’s inclement weather, the Healthy Stride Walk scheduled for Bushnell park has been postponed. A rescheduled date will be announced later
04/18/11 Notice to delinquent Motor Vehicle and Personal Property taxpayers
News Release
04/18/11 Mayor Segarra presents $547M balanced budget News Release
04/18/11 Service schedule for Easter weekend
04/18/11 Motor Vehicle Offices' Schedule for Good Friday
04/15/11 Celebrating Our Parks Kick-Off News Release
04/13/11 Hartford Mayor Segarra Says Current FY Budget No Longer in the Red
News Release
04/12/11 Mayor tours former Albany Ave Substation News Release
04/11/11 CTTransit detours for parade
04/10/11 Mayor Segarra issues statement regarding Hartford Courant article
04/08/11 Potential government shutdown News Statement
04/07/11 One City, One Plan Awards Ceremony
04/06/11 UCONN parade News Advisory
04/05/11 Mayor sends reminder to Section 8 Landlords News Statement
04/05/11 Hartford Commission on Disability Issues presents Community Conversation
04/04/11 Mayor's statement on busway decision
04/04/11 Hartford Green Action Team News Statement
04/04/11 Hartford marks National Public Health Week April 4th through the 11th
04/04/11 April is Fair Housing Month News Release
04/04/11 Bag your leaves for pick-up!

March 2011

03/31/11 Mayor Segarra Concludes Budget Workshops News Release
03/31/11 Snow Analysis Release News Release
03/28/11 Swift Action on Capitol West Building Essential News Release
03/24/11 Financing education News Release
03/24/11 Investing in Hartford's Future: School Construction Part of Long-term Vision
News Release
03/23/11 Keep America Beautiful and Hartford Cleans UP 2011 Media Release
03/23/11 Mayor Segarra Holds Town Meeting Flyer
03/21/11 Busway first step for rapid-transit system News Statement
03/21/11 Green Ribbon Task Force Presents Recommendations to the Mayor News Release
Final Report
03/17/11 Committee of the Whole Meeting Focuses on Revenue, Debt, and Future Investments News Release
03/17/11 One City One Plan Call for Nominations | Nomination Form | Instructions
03/15/11 Investing in Hartford's Future--- Starting with Historic Parks News Release
03/14/11 Looking Ahead
03/14/11 Cornerstone Initiatives
03/14/11 Hartford's Significant Accomplishments
03/14/11 Mayor Segarra Delivers First State of the City Address English  Spanish
03/14/11 Hartford's Bond Rating is Stable and Strong News Release
03/14/11 State of the City Address 2011
03/10/11 Hartford Business Workshop News Advisory
03/08/11 Mayor Shares City Priorities With Governor News Release
03/08/11 COW meeting focuses on establishing priorities for services, revenue and expenditures News Release
03/08/11 Hartford Celebrates Women's History Month News Release
03/07/11 HPD St. Patrick's Day Parade Traffic Advisory   HPA Press Release
03/07/11 Hartford "springs" into action after long, record-setting winter News Statement
03/04/11 Hartford County to receive Federal aid News Statement
03/04/11 Collaborative Budget Process Continues in Hartford News Release
03/03/11 Hartford Hosts Two Basketball Tournaments. Mayor Welcomes Fans
News Statement
03/02/11 Property Tax Reform News Statement  Mayor’s testimony
03/02/11 Boards and Commissions part of Mayor’s Collaborative effort to move Hartford forward News Statement
03/01/11 Fighting foreclosure and blight News Statement  Mayor Segarra's Testimony
03/01/11 Hartford Families First News Statement

February 2011

02/28/11 Dial A Ride phone number Notice
02/25/11 Hartford Announces Parking Ticket Amnesty Program News Release
02/25/11 Health Equity Index Presentations   Flyer
02/24/11 Hartford ready for heavy rain after record-setting winter News Statement
02/24/11 Budget Process Underway in Hartford News Release
02/23/11 Mayor Continues City Reorganization to Streamline Government News Statement
02/18/11 The Market @ Hartford 21 News Statement
02/18/11 Busway important to Hartford, region and state News Statement
02/17/11 Greening of America's Capitals News Release
02/17/11 Hartford Budget Workshop schedule News Advisory
02/16/11 Mayor Segarra issues statement on Governor Malloy's Budget Proposal
News Statement
02/16/11 Mayor Segarra statement on Obama Budget Plan News Statement
02/15/11 Supporting Stronger Gun Laws to Reduce Gun Violence News Statement
02/15/11 Hartford's snow removal plan for this week News Advisory
02/14/11 Hartford 375 Essay Contest Winners News Release
Winning Hartford 375 essays First  Second  Third
02/14/11 Mayor's testimony on Healthcare Partnership
02/14/11 Mayor Segarra Supports Establishing the CT Healthcare Partnership
News Release
02/10/11 Motor Vehicle Offices' Schedule for President Washington's Birthday
02/10/11 Greening of America's Capitals
02/10/11 Sale of City-Owned Properties   Property Descriptions
02/10/11 Mayor Segarra a guest on Where We Live Photo  Interview
02/09/11 Snow removal from streets News Release
02/09/11 Snow removal procedures regarding roofs News Release
02/08/11 Hartford snow removal update News Release
02/08/11 City of Hartford Hires Two Assistant Fire Chiefs News Release
02/08/11 Sir Isaac Newton Awards News Release
02/07/11 City Snow Removal Plan Update
02/06/11 Snow removal update regarding roofs of city-owned buildings News Release
02/06/11 Property owners urged to remove snow from roofs with warmer temperatures
News Statement
02/03/11 Mayor Enacts Roof Safety Plan for City-owned Properties News Release
02/03/11 Paying Respects to a Hartford Leader and Legend News Release
02/03/11 Mayor calls for roof and building inspections because of heavy snowfall
News Statement
02/03/11 High Speed Rail Enhances Hartford's Role as Trnasportation and Job Center
News Statement
02/02/11 Hartford Grand List Sees Growth News Release
02/02/11 Hartford Street Cleaning Update and Change in Parking Ban
02/01/11 Hartford Celebrates Black History Month News Statement
02/01/11 American Heart Month
02/01/11 Parking Ban begins Feb 1 at 3pm English  Spanish
02/01/11 Hartford's Plan of Action for 2-Part Storm News Release
02/01/11 DMV Road Tests Canceled for REMAINDER OF TODAY and TOMORROW

January  2011

01/31/11 Property Owners Asked to Remove Heavy Snow from Rooftops News Advisory
01/29/11 Hartford's State of Emergency Ends at 5pm on Saturday, Jan 29th
News Statement
01/29/11 Message regarding property tax payments
01/27/11 Hartford Chief Information Officer Resigns. News Statement
01/27/11 Mayor Segarra Issues State of Emergency for Hartford News Release
01/26/11 Hartford City Hall opening late on Thursday january 27th News Advisory
01/26/11 Hartford Serious About Snow Removal News Release
01/26/11 One City, One Plan Newsletter
01/26/11 Parking ban starts 8pm on Wednesday, January 26th
01/25/11 DollarWI$E Press Release from U.S. Conference of Mayors
01/24/11 Mayor recommends 3 to serve on HPA News Release
01/24/11 Public Safety Complex topping off and beam raising ceremony News Release
01/22/11 Warming Centers Open This Weekend News Advisory
01/21/11 U.S. Mayors Focus on Jobs/Economic Development. News Release
01/20/11 Hartford once again awarded HUD funds to continue fight to prevent homelessness News Release
01/20/11 Some DMV Road Tests Canceled for Friday, January 21
01/20/11 Hartford Parking Ban starts at 5am on Friday, January 21st
01/20/11 Snow removal plan for January 21st storm News Release
01/19/11 Mayor reminds property owners of responsibilities when it snows News Release
01/19/11 Segarra statement on Liberman Announcement News Release
01/14/11 Hartford Receives HUD Funding to Protect Children From Lead Poisoning
News Release
01/14/11 Mayor Segarra makes unannounced stops to oberserve snow removal progress News Statement
01/13/11 Pearl Street, between Main to Trumbull in Downtown Hartford, is closed until further notice due to falling ice.
01/13/11 Reminder: Parking Ban has been lifted. Please remove your cars from school parking lots
01/13/11 Rising Star Breakfast speech
01/12/11 To ensure individual and public safety, the city of Hartford will be closed on Wed. Jan 12. Only essential personnel required to work.
01/11/11 Hartford Snow Removal Plan News Release
01/11/11 City of Hartford Parking Ban
01/11/11 Mayor Shares Vision at Rising Star Breakfast
News Release
01/10/11 Mayor Segarra will hold news conference on snowstorm on Tuesday, January 11th at 11:30am in Council Chambers News Release
01/10/11 Motor Vehicle Offices' Schedule for Martin Luther King Day Holiday
01/10/11 Mayor Segarra asks Hartford residents to observe moment of silence News Release
01/04/11 January 2011 Collection Schedule for Christmas Trees


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