(July 31, 2013) — On Friday, August 2, the City of Hartford’s Livable & Sustainable Neighborhoods Initiative (LSNI), Department of Public Works (DPW) and representatives from the Navy submarine USS Hartford will be coordinating a clean-up event at Hartford’s historic Keney Park. Around 60 volunteers from the crew of the USS Hartford will be working to clear vegetation and litter within Keney Park’s Leadership Hiking Trail. Clean-up will take place from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm.
(July 30, 2013) — Mayor Pedro E. Segarra released the following statement after a meeting between the Chief of Police, senior staff, City Council members and state and local NAACP presidents Scot X. Esdaile and Abdul-Shahid Muhammad Ansari, concerning recent racially inflammatory remarks made by City employees:
(July 30, 2013) — Thursday, August 1st, 2013, is the last day to pay City of Hartford real estate, personal property, and motor vehicle taxes due for the first installment of the 2012 Grand List. Payment may be made in person, via mail, or online at http://www.hartford.gov/tax
(July 29, 2013) — The City of Hartford Department of Public Works will discontinue refuse collection service to approximately 150 City properties next month, because they are not eligible for DPW waste collection under current City ordinance. The ineligible properties were discovered during an internal DPW review, and are likely holdovers from changes to waste disposal ordinances made in 2006.