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December 2009

12/29/09 Curbside Recycling Collection for Christmas Trees News Release

12/29/09 First Night Hartford   News Release

12/23/09 H1N1 vaccine available for city employees and others on Jan. 5th Advisory

12/23/09 FY10-11 Budget Overview Presentation   Photo from presentation

12/20/09 Level 2 Parking Ban is declared in the City of Hartford

12/17/09 Holiday Message 2009

12/15/09 Temporary Water Shut Off: Main St. at Rosemont Notice

12/15/09 Temporary Closure - Front Street District Notice

12/15/09 Temporary Water Shut Off: Tower Ave. Notice

12/15/09 Temporary Water Shut Off: Liberty Street Notice

12/11/09 4 Hartford Schools named among America's best Statement

12/10/09 Unthinkable Choices: Hartford Leaders say repercussions of proposed mid-year
               cut in municipal aid would be severe News Release  Final Charts

12/09/09 URGENT ADVISORY
               Due to the snow emergency, the H1N1 flu vaccine clinic that was originally
               scheduled to take place this afternoon, Dec. 9, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the
               Sanchez Elementary School has been canceled. The school is located at 176
               Babcock St. in Hartford.

12/09/09 URGENT ADVISORY
               All Hartford Public Schools will be closed today, Wednesday, Dec. 9, due to a
               snow emergency.

12/09/09 One City One Plan: Promote and Encourage Integration of Sustainable Practices
               News Release

12/08/09 Call for one Hartford Statement

12/08/09 No Freeze Shelter Statement

12/04/09 Temporary Closure - Front Street Notice

12/04/09 Statement on the Passing of Mike Fallon News Release

12/04/09 Enjoy Hartford for the Holidays News Release

12/02/09 City Government Working For You!

12/02/09 One City One Plan: Downtown's role as Region's Core News Release

12/01/09 Mayor and Burns Academy of Latino Studies Featured in National Publication                News Release Hispanic Outlook

November 2009

11/20/09 One City, One Plan Enhance Mobility Through Transit, Pedestrian & Bike
               Systems City-Wide News Release

11/20/09 Mayor Perez names City's first Latino Fire Chief News Release

11/20/09 Hartford Fire Chief to Retire News Release

11/19/09 Hartford: Spurring Economic Development to Position Our Future Growth

11/19/09 Mayor congratulates 3 city hospitals for going tobacco free News Release

11/18/09 Discount Prescription Drug Card News Release

11/16/09 One City, One Plan - Promote City’s Natural and Built Environment
               News Release

11/13/09 Temporary Lane Closure - Arch Street Notice

11/12/09 One City One Plan News Release

11/10/09 City of Hartford/CRCOG/HUB Steering Committee News Advisory

11/10/09 City of Hartford/CRCOG/Hub Steering Committee newsletter

11/10/09 Temporary Closure- Front Street District Notice

11/06/09 You are invited to the CT Veterans Day Parade   Parade Map

11/03/09 Irving St. Temporary Water Shut Off Notice

11/03/09 Rosemont St. Temporary Water Shut Off Notice

October 2009

10/31/09 OneCityOnePlan Theme Panel Flyer

10/27/09 MDC Warns Of Suspected Imposter News Release

10/27/09 Hartford goes green by saving green News Release

10/26/09 Asylum St Road Closure News Release

10/26/09 Keith Carr Celebration News Release

10/26/09 Addison St. Temporary Water Shut Off Notice

10/23/09 Mayor names Susan Mcmullen chief of staff News Release

10/21/09 Hartford Expands Single-Stream Recycling English   Spanish

10/19/09 Registars of Voters Office Announcement

10/15/09 Hartford Commission on Disablity Issues Advisory

10/15/09 Fall 2009 Recycling Collection Schedule for Leaves Notice

10/13/09 Temporary Water Shut off for Magnolia Street Notice

10/10/09 City Of Hartford Holds Seasonal Flu Clinic Press Release  Flyer

10/09/09 Road closures due to Hartford Marathon Traffic Advisory

10/07/09 Burton Street Temporary Water Shut Off Notice

10/06/09 Breast Cancer Awareness Month Press Release

10/06/09 Temporary Water Shut off for Ashford Street Notice

10/05/09 Temporary Water Shut off for Sigourney St

September 2009

09/30/09 Hartford is ready to stand up and be counted in 2010 Census News Release

09/28/09 New Town and City Clerk News Release

09/25/09 Yom Kippur begins at sundown on sunday News Release

09/24/09 Special Registration Sessions Public Notice

09/23/09 Registrars of Voters Public Notice

09/23/09 City Of Hartford Finances Make The Grade News Release

09/21/09 This weekend is another Destination Hartford weekend! News Release

09/21/09 U.S Census 2010 Event Press Release

09/21/09 Notice of Road Construction Press Release

09/18/09 Rosh Hashanah News Release

09/16/09 Permanent Commission on the Status of Hartford Women 1st Annual Women’s
               Day Festival and Fair News Release

09/15/09 National Hispanic Heritage Month News Release

09/14/09 CAPER Year Four Public Notice

09/11/09 Vaccinate Against Seasonal Flu

09/11/09 Statement on passing of Dan Carey

09/11/09 Patriot Day Message News Release

09/09/09 Hartford Scores big as college town Community Statement

09/08/09 Setting Higher Reading Goals as part of International Literacy Day News Release

09/02/09 Garden Street Closure Press Release

August 2009

08/31/09 Legal Notice of Lottery News Release

08/28/09 Healthy Families event this Saturday Press Release  Flyer

08/26/09 Building A Better North Hartford News Release

08/26/09 Mayor Perez's statement on the passing of Senator Kennedy. City of Hartford
               flags to fly half staff. News Statement

08/25/09 2009 Breastfeeding Event News Release

08/21/09 Hartford gets big Energy Grant News Release

08/20/09 City Summer Lunch Program Extended Press Release

08/18/09 STRESS—OUT!! Rescheduled Healthy Communities Event is part of Healthy
               Hartford Campaign Press Release

08/18/09 Healthy Reminder For A Healthier (And Cooler) Hartford Press Release

08/18/09 Mark Twain Drive Parking Ban Press Release

08/14/09 Staff Change Announced at Mayor's Office Press Release

08/07/09 Women's Commission WOMEN'S DAY FAIR Press Release

08/07/09 Asylum St. Road Closure Press Release

08/06/09 Mayor Perez congratulates first hispanic named to the U.S. Supreme Court
               News Statement

08/03/09 Mark Twain Drive Road Closure Press Release

July 2009

07/31/09 Firehouse/Co.14 Renovation Press Release

07/29/09 Parking Ban (Mark Twain Drive) Press Release

07/28/09 Federal Stimulus money funds Hartford Police News Release

07/28/09 Hartford Public Schools -- Test Scores Rise for Second Straight Year
               English   Spanish

07/24/09 West Nile Virus: City of Hartford using larvicide technique News Release

07/23/09 Healthy Hartford Campaign focuses on Seniors News Release

07/22/09 Mayor Perez disappointed by Council vote denying residents ability to vote on
               reform News Release

07/21/09 Turning Around the Bottom Five Percent

07/21/09 Youth Summit Press Release

07/21/09 Nominating Petition Announcement

07/17/09 Tax office offering extended hours News Release

07/17/09 Hartford's anti-blight ordinance just got tougher News Release

07/16/09 Walk to School Press Release English   Spanish

07/10/09 Hartford Public Schools on PBS Press Release

07/10/09 Healthy Seniors Event Press Release  Events

07/09/09 Bed Bug Solutions Community Forum Scheduled for July 15 Press Release

07/08/09 Letter to Courant Publisher from Mayor Perez and Chief Roberts

07/08/09 Republican Nominating Convention

07/06/09 Registrar of Voters-Special Meeting of the Democratic Town Committee’s
               Nominating Committee and Democratic Town Committee’s Board of Education
               Convention News Release

07/06/09 Farmers Markets Help Build A Healthy Hartford! News Release

07/06/09 The North End Farmer’s Market Returns! News Release

07/02/09 Arts Stimulus Dollars Mean Hartford Employment Opportunities News Release

June 2009

06/30/09 Hometown Heroes Saluted in National Yellow Ribbon Campaign
               News Release  Yellow Ribbon Campaign

06/30/09 Normal Waste Collection this Friday

06/29/09 3rd Annual Caribbean American Celebration News Advisory

06/26/09 Arts and Heritage Stimulus Grants News Release

06/26/09 Hartford Business Improvement District gets a resounding YES vote
               News Statement

06/25/09 Mayor thanks Dodd, Lieberman, and Larson for supporting Public Safety Complex                News Release

06/24/09 Mayor calls special meeting of City Council to ratify Union concession packages                News Release

06/23/09 Raising of the Pride Flag News Release

06/18/09 Healthy Communities Event scheduled for Friday, June 19th has been postponed                News Release

06/17/09 Healthy Communities Event this Friday. News Release
               Healthy Communities Flyer English  Spanish

06/15/09 "Unity And Resepct" Open House Planned For LGBTI Commission News Release

06/15/09 Mayor names Development Director to new post News Release

06/12/09 Hometown Hero Presents Mayor And City Of Hartford With American Flag
               News Release

06/12/09 Mayor Perez Praises Decisive Action By Dcp -- Suspends Liquor Permit Of
               The Mansion Nightclub News Statement

06/11/09 Digital TV change over is Friday, June 12th! News Release

06/11/09 Year Five Annual Action Plan Public Notice News Release

06/08/09 Mayor Calls On State To Strengthen Supervision Of Those On Probation And
               Parole News Release

06/08/09 HFD grant News Release

06/05/09 Turning Green Actions Into Green Savings. Greenup Hartford! News Release

06/05/09 Reminder of Destination Hartford Weekends. Staycationers Welcome!
               News Release

06/04/09 Mayor Perez praises Hartford Fire Union for Voting on Concessions
               News Release

06/01/09 Mayor Perez's statement on the passing of former Republican Registrar of
               Voters Joe DeLorenzo News Statement

May 2009

05/31/09 City of Hartford passes compromise budget News Release

05/30/09 Budget Clock is ticking. Mayor Urges Council to Pass Compromise Budget at
               Special Meeting on Sunday News Release

05/29/09 Mayor urges residents to tell Council to pass budget News Release

05/29/09 Mayor Calls Council Back into Session to Pass Budget News Release

05/26/09 Mayor Perez applauds President's choice for U.S. Supreme Court
               News Statement

05/22/09 Mayor rejects cuts to Police, Jobs, and Education News Release

05/21/09 Destination Hartford Complements Connecticut Staycation Efforts News Release

05/20/09 Public Safety Complex Construction Update News Release

05/13/09 Rent Rebate Information News Release

05/12/09 Statement on passing of Angel Arce Torres

05/11/09 Healthy Women, Beautiful Women: First event of Healthy Hartford Wellness
               Campaign News Release

05/11/09 Mayor Perez wants Hartford to be on the Rail Stimulus Train Ride to Recovery
               News Release

05/08/09 Hartford.gov/Recovery Update News Release

05/07/09 Healthy Hartford Wellness Campaign News Release   Did You Know

05/04/09 World Asthma Day is Tuesday, May 6th News Release

05/01/09 ArtWalk Gallery at Hartford Library Opens With Chet Kympczynski
               Hartford Courant

05/01/09 Public Advisory on Swine Flu  Swine Flu PSA in English

April 2009

04/29/09 Arts Stimulus Update News Release

04/29/09 City of Hartford Update on Swine Flu English  Spanish  Swine Flu PSA in English

04/29/09 FAQ’s City Of Hartford Proposed Budget FY’09-‘10 News Release

04/28/09 Swine Flu information News Release

04/27/09 Water Boil Alert is Over News Release

04/27/09 Homelessness Prevention Hearing Public Notice

04/27/09 Substantial Amendment to the Consolidated Plan 2008 Action Plan for the
               Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program (HPRP) Public Notice

04/27/09 Boil Water Notice Continues throughout the weekend News Release

04/24/09 City of Hartford Guidelines on Drinking Water News Release

04/23/09 Mayor Perez Statement On Passing Of Carl Dudley Statement

04/23/09 MDC Continues Drinking Water Testing And Sampling For Others News Release

04/23/09 Boil Drinking Water Precaution still in effect from the MDC News Advisory

04/22/09 Hartford Compost English   Spanish

04/22/09 Scholarship opportunity for CCC students/Hartford Residents Press Release

04/20/09 Mayor and City of Hartford say thank you for such a wonderful parade!

04/20/09 Mayor Perez proposes flat budget for FY 09-10 News Release

04/20/09 Earth Week in Hartford News Release

04/17/09 Hartford Named Tree City Usa For 15th Year! News Release

04/17/09 Days of Remembrance in the City of Hartford News Release

04/16/09 Honoring Mayor Mike News Release  Ceremony Program

04/15/09 Hartford receives recognition from National Health Magazine News Release

04/15/09 311 reaches new milestone News Release

04/14/09 Job creation at Capital Prep Construction site News Release

04/13/09 Hartford Commission on Disability Issues Press Release

04/08/09 Fair Housing Month Press Release

04/07/09 Regional Leaders meet to discuss progress in ending Chronic Homelessness
               News Release

04/07/09 Job One: Create Jobs. Mayor Perez tours Kinsella School Construction
               Site News Release

04/02/09 Acting DPW Director Named News Release

March 2009

03/31/09 Parole and Probation bill to go before General Assembly News Statement

03/31/09 Mayor Perez's statement on the passing of Brad Nitkin

03/30/09 Statement on jobs staying in Hartford News Statement

03/26/09 City of Hartford is enforcing the Noise Ordinance News Release  Flyer

03/26/09 City of Hartford signs Golf Course Lease News Release

03/25/09 Hartford's Commission on Grandparents Raising Grandchildren seeks new
               Commissioners Press Release

03/25/09 Asylum St Press Release

03/23/09 March 24th is World Tuberculosis (TB) Day Press Release

03/16/09 Women's Healthy Heart Day is March 31st Press Release

03/13/09 4th Annual Women's History Month Press Release

03/13/09 Construction Jobs at Community Center News Release

03/12/09 Mayor Perez statement on Commissioner McCarthy News Statement

03/12/09 The Hartford Office Of Cultural Affairs Announces Jerry Gonzalez & The Fort
                Apache Band News Release

03/11/09 City Of Hartford Sells Bonds At Favorable Rate News Release

03/10/09 Mayor Supports Acquisition of Hartford Insurer                --> News Statement  Letter

03/10/09 Mayor Announces Pay Reductions & Benefits Cuts for Non-Union City Employees
               News Release

03/09/09 Now is the Time for Bold Action Press Release  2009 State of the City

03/06/09 National Nutrition Month Press Release  Flyer

03/03/09 Traffic Advisory- 2009 03 02 Main Street

03/02/09 Level 2 Parking Ban is Declared in the City of Hartford News Release

February 2009

02/26/09 Settlement Agreement Reached in Living Wage Ordinance DisputeNews Release

02/24/09 City Leaders meet with Union Leaders News Statement

02/19/09 HUD Grant Helps Hartford News Statement

02/17/09 Hartford's Bond Rating Remains Strong Press Release

02/16/09 Mayor Perez announces changes in leadership on two city boards

02/13/09 Mayor Congratulates Travelers For Sponsoring Golf Championship Through 2014Press Release

02/13/09 It’s Official: Digital Television Transition Delayed Until June Press Release

02/12/09 Delayed Waste & Recyclables Curbside Collections Service Due to Lincoln's and Washington's Observed Holidays

02/05/09 Joint statement from Mayor Perez, Finch, and DeStefano

02/04/09 Mayor Perez featured in Career Book

02/02/09 Hartford’s Grand List Increases Slightly Despite Tough Economy Press Release

02/02/09 Digital Television transfer Flyer  News Release

January 2009

01/30/09 5th Annual Honoring Our Own News Release

01/27/09 Level 2 Parking Ban Is Declared In The City Of Hartford Starting Wednesday, Jan 28 Announcement

01/27/09 Mayor Perez's statement at news conference News Release

01/26/09 A Letter From Mayor Perez To Hartford's Children News Release

01/26/09 Mayor Perez Shares Hartford's Promise To WNPR Listeners News Release

01/22/09 Mayor submits local action plan to State for Neighborhood Stabilization Program News Release

01/21/09 Women's Healthy Heart event Flyer  News Release

01/21/09 Commission on Environment News Release

01/20/09 Congratulations President Obama! News Release

01/16/09 Mayor Perez honored to be an eyewitness to history! Many Hartford venueswill showcase MLK Day events and Inauguration Day events!

01/10/09 Mayor Perez meets with NHL Commissioner

01/13/09 Hartford Now English / Spanish

01/10/09 Level 2 Parking Ban

01/09/09 Community note: Crossroads Magazine

01/09/09 Mayor Perez and City of Hartford Featured in Leaders Magazine News Release

01/09/09 Year-end Crime Stats News Release

01/07/09 Remembering Mayor Mike: Calling hours today and funeral is tomorrow. Please read further for ceremonial details. News Release

01/06/09 Funeral arrangement update for Mayor Peters

01/05/09 Update in regards to passing of Mayor Mike

01/05/09 Curbside Collection Service for Christmas Trees News Release

01/05/09 Mayor Perez appoints City Finance Director News Release

01/05/09 Statement on the passing of former Mayor Mike Peters News Release

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