Today, the City of Hartford announced that it will be extending the opening of its warming center at the Arroyo Recreation Center at Pope Park for two additional nights due to extreme weather conditions. The warming center will open at 8:00 PM and close at 7:00 AM each night, starting tonight. Arroyo Recreation Center at Pope Park, 30 Pope Park DriveTuesday - Wednesday: 8:00PM - 7:00AM
The City of Hartford is directing $1,000,000 into the Small Business Investment Fund (SBIF) in an effort to stabilize the small business community post-pandemic. The goal of this program is to create and retain job opportunities, spur entrepreneurial activities, revitalize downtown and neighborhood businesses, and leverage private investments in the small business community.
In order to apply for a pistol permit in the City of Hartford, please complete the following:
Prior to applying for a pistol permit, please visit the State of Connecticut’s website regarding eligibility, prerequisites and any updated fees:
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Fingerprints can be obtained via Biometric Identification Services. Their hours of operations can be found here:
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Pistol permit applications for the City of Hartford must be obtained in person from the Records Division located at the Police Department.
Prior to submitting your application, please have ready:
Once your application has been completed in full please contact:
Detective Leopold Clarke at (860) 757- 4243 or
via email at ClarL001@hartford.gov.
Best hours of contact:
Tuesdays: 8:00am to 11:00am and 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Thursday: 8:00am to 11:00am and 12:00pm to 4:00pm