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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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  • Convictions stricken in neighborhood watch beating case

    Convictions stricken in neighborhood watch beating case
    A Baltimore circuit judge on Tuesday struck the convictions of a neighborhood watchman who beat a teenager, saying at a brief hearing that he had complied well with the terms of his probation. Eliyahu Werdesheim, a former member of a Shomrim patrol in...
  • Poet Kay Ryan recovering after her bicycle was hit by a car

    Kay Ryan, who served as United States poet laureate from 2008 until 2010 and won the 2011 Pulitzer Prize in poetry for her collection “The Best of It: New and Selected Poems,” is in a Marin County rehabilitation hospital after having been...
  • Charges dropped against officer accused in beating

    Prosecutors have dropped charges against a Baltimore police officer accused in an attack on a young man, and the officer's attorney says he has returned to work. The Baltimore state's attorney's office charged Officer Robert W. Mitchell with second-...
  • Mini-review: The Dawson

    Mini-review: The Dawson
    Update: Chef Rene De Leon recently left The Dawson. The restaurant released the following a statement on Nov. 19: “The Dawson announces the departure of chef Rene De Leon and the promotion of current sous chef Patrick Russ (most recently at Next...
  • Baltimore County toughens approach on animal abuse

    A young mixed pug named Pup was shot once through the heart with a BB rifle in the backyard of his Dundalk home and died on the back porch as his owner's daughter held him in a towel. The incident in November 2012 led to the arrest of Lex L. Shifflett,...
  • Running List Of NLI Signees At Central Connecticut (To Be Updated Periodically)

    A running list of football players who have made and/or will make official their commitment to Central Connecticut and new coach Pete Rossomando is below. The Blue Devils expect to announce the signing of 13 players today, and the class is expected to...
  • All-Courant Boys Cross Country Team

    The 2013 All-Courant high school boys cross country team package: Omar Abdelsame, Plainville, Jr. Russell Adam, Cheshire, Jr. Christopher Ahlquist, Hall-West Hartford, Sr. Patrick Begley, Suffield, Sr. Matt Chisholm, Farmington, Sr. Jordan Dixon,...
  • 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...
  • Gun Control Sent Me Packing

    Gun Control Sent Me Packing
    What's your line in the sand? When do you finally say, "Enough," decide to sell your house, pack up your things and move your life to another state that offers more freedom and liberty? For me and my family, the straw that broke the camel's back was...
  • Officer found rat on car after assisting probe of colleagues

    Officer found rat on car after assisting probe of colleagues
    It was a dead rat the detective found on his windshield of his Toyota Corolla on a fall morning, the corpse peeking out from under the windshield wiper — a sign, he thought, that his colleagues in the department saw him as a snitch. Detective...