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  • Olmsted's Parks Display Genius Of His Design

    Few of us can follow the trail of a genius. But if that genius is Frederick Law Olmsted, father of American landscape architecture and co-designer of New York's Central Park, the possibility is literally true and near at hand. Born in Hartford in 1822, he learned surveying in the Collinsville section of Canton and enjoyed wide exposure to his home state's rural countryside as a boy. He became a virtuoso at designing landscapes creating a sense of expansive space within urban street grids heavily developed with housing and factories.
  • Did Jonathan Gibbs Shoot Issaac Smith? Or Did His Uncle?

    Did Jonathan Gibbs Shoot Issaac Smith? Or Did His Uncle?
    NEW BRITAIN — Jonathan Gibbs told police he was angry that a young man stole his pricey sneakers in New Britain last year, so he got his gun out of his truck and fired a shot, leaving his DNA on the weapon, a prosecutor told a jury Wednesday. But...

    Lawsuit Filed After Bristol Murder-Suicide

    Lawsuit Filed After Bristol Murder-Suicide
    The estate of Kyla Ryng, who was fatally shot by her husband, Alexander, in their Bristol home before he killed himself June 4, has sued Alexander Ryng's estate, saying he "began to act increasingly erratically, violently, and/or dangerously" once he...

    New Britain Professor To Discuss Climate Change

    NEW BRITAIN - Central Connecticut State University Prof. Sadanand Nanjundiah will speak about global climate change on July 30. Nanjundiah, who teaches physics, is scheduled to talk at 7 p.m. at the public library at 20 High St. For details, contact...

    Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana Explores Boston Expansion

    Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana Explores Boston Expansion
    Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana is reportedly expanding north to the Bay State. The New Haven original is looking to open in Brookline, Mass. next year, in the space currently occupied by The Fireplace restaurant. The Fireplace issued a press release...