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Cheshire

Cheshire
When Cheshire was originally settled in 1694 by Europeans, it was part of the town of Wallingford and known locally as "Northfarms". In 1780, Cheshire separated from Wallingford to become its own town, and remained a small but prosperous farming town until the 1950s.
When Cheshire was originally settled in 1694 by Europeans, it was part of the town of Wallingford and known locally as "Northfarms". In 1780, Cheshire separated from Wallingford to become its own town, and remained a small but prosperous farming town until the 1950s. « Show less

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  • Phylicia Barnes detective acquitted of 2 counts

    Phylicia Barnes detective acquitted of 2 counts
    A veteran city police detective was acquitted Thursday of burglary and assault charges stemming from his search for his daughter. A Baltimore jury deadlocked on another assault charge. Detective Daniel T. Nicholson IV, a 19-year veteran who was the...
  • The Joys Of Winterfalling Across Connecticut

    The Joys Of Winterfalling Across Connecticut
    When life gives you snow and cold, go winterfalling. At least I think that's how the phrase goes. In this seemingly never-ending winter, it's important to stay optimistic. And visiting some of my favorite summer waterfalls locked in winter hibernation...
  • Former bar association administrator sentenced for theft

    Former bar association administrator sentenced for theft
    A former administrator at the Maryland State Bar Association has been sentenced to prison for stealing $265,000 from the organization's charitable arm. Nicole Earl-Hernandez, 42, of Essex received a five-year sentence Friday with all but 18 months of...
  • Review: Diablo Cody's vision is far from 'Paradise'

    Review: Diablo Cody's vision is far from 'Paradise'
    For her first stint in the director's chair, "Juno" screenwriter Diablo Cody has concocted a modern-day "Alice Through the Looking Glass," with none of the danger or wit. "Paradise" follows a home-schooled, Jesus-loving Montana lass who loses her faith...
  • Why was Bo Xilai smiling?

    Why was Bo Xilai smiling?
    The sentencing of disgraced Chinese leader Bo Xilai to life in prison struck a blow against one of the greatest existential threats to Communist Party rule since Tiananmen Square. In addition to handing President Xi Jinping a victory in his campaign...
  • Rape acquittals spur calls for law change

    Rape acquittals spur calls for law change
    A string of acquittals for a man accused of raping several Baltimore women has renewed a debate over whether the law should be changed to help prosecutors secure sex offense convictions. Nelson Bernard Clifford, 35, has been cleared in four trials in...
  • Abby’s Ultimate Dance Competition recap Season 2 episode 11: Malice in Wonderland

     
    With one week to go to the finale, we’ve reached the point of Abby’s Ultimate Dance Competition where the show should theoretically be about dance alone. Am I right? The also-rans have gone home. The remaining dancers are all deserving. The...
  • Awesome Yoga Studios Around New Haven

    Awesome Yoga Studios Around New Haven
    This article is part of our 2013 New Haven Annual Manual Balanced a HOT Yoga Studio, 1079 Whalley Ave., 203-553-7503, balancedyoga.us. Vinyasa, Yin and Para yoga. The room's mirrored, but the lights are dim. Classes combine the detoxifying effects of...
  • Baltimore police raid East Baltimore homes

    Baltimore police raid East Baltimore homes
    Baltimore police used battering rams to smash their way into suspected drug dens in a series of pre-dawn raids Tuesday that netted a half-dozen arrests, continuing what authorities describe as aggressive campaign to "dismantle" the Black Guerrilla...
  • In Local Elections, Your Vote Has Power

    Vote in your town's elections Tuesday, and you might well decide who wins. Connecticut's local elections are won routinely by minuscule winning margins. My study of races for city and town councils and boards of selectmen in 2011 reveals this clearly....
  • Film Review: 'Levitated Mass'

    Skillfully structured and highly entertaining, Doug Pray's docu chronicles the saga of Michael Heizer's monumental sculpture "Levitated Mass" from its conceptual inception in 1968 to the installation of a 340-ton boulder at the Los Angeles County Museum...