(October 18, 2012) – Mayor Pedro E. Segarra, Chief of Police James C. Rovella and the Board of Education today announced that a formal Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) has been signed creating a partnership between the Hartford Police Department and Hartford Public Schools. The agreement outlines a more consistent response to disruptive school incidents and a more concerted effort to reduce the number of students referred to court. It establishes clear guidelines for the handling of non-emergency disruptive behavior at both school and school-related events by personnel representing the HPD and the HPS.
(October 15, 2012) – Today Mayor Pedro E. Segarra and Chief Edward Casares, Jr. announced that Hartford Fire Department firefighters and staff will be wearing pink shirts for the remainder of the month in support for the many men and women that have been affected by cancer.
(October 9, 2012) – Mayor Pedro E. Segarra announced today the release of federal grant funds to the Department of Health and Human Services for Hartford’s Elderly Nutrition Program. The grant, awarded by the North Central Area Agency on Aging (NCAAA), will expand the nutritional programs provided through the City’s senior centers.
For Immediate Release:
October 1, 2012
(Hartford) – At Hartford City Hall today, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Congressman John B. Larson, and Mayor Pedro E. Segarra announced a $1 million grant for the Hartford Innovation Hub, awarded through the United States Economic Development Administration’s Strong Cities, Strong Communities (SC2) Challenge. The SC2 Challenge was created to assist cities with leveraging innovative ideas and approaches to create actionable economic development proposals and plans, fostering long-term economic development, job creation, and community prosperity. Established through an executive order from President Barack Obama, the SC2 Challenge was awarded to only three cities nationwide, including Hartford.