This week we took a walk or two around Hartford’s West End neighborhood. It’s truly a terrifying place to be. (more…)
Even with all the extra attention given to the Hartford Registrar(s) of Voters, even with the election monitor, voting has not gone smoothly this Election Day:
The idea of democracy is great. Seeing it in action, that’s something else.
Let us know about your experience voting in Hartford on Tuesday.
How does it compare to previous attempts to vote? Any snags in the process? If you vote by writing in the name of a candidate (who has registered), did that vote get counted?
Let us know: realhartfordATgmailDOTcom.
The Secretary of the State, Denise Merrill, has made available for viewing the ballots for all Connecticut towns and cities holding elections next week.
Rather than rely on rumors and misinformation about who is on the ballot and how many votes may be cast, take a look for yourself.
It appears that Mayor Segarra may have something in common with the residents of 68 Scarborough.
Pedro Segarra and his spouse, Charlie Ortiz, live in a home on Prospect Avenue within the R-8 zone. This is the same zone where it is not permitted for more than two unrelated individuals to live together. In terms of regulations, this is the strictest zone in Hartford.
While the family at 68 Scarborough has been fighting its legal battle publicly, garnering international attention, Mayor Segarra has been quiet on the matter, saying little as the Scarborough Street family has been sued by the City of Hartford. (more…)