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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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  • 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...
  • Asesino Steven Hayes hallado insensible en celda, hospitalizado

    Asesino Steven Hayes hallado insensible en celda, hospitalizado
    Foto:  Asesino convicto Steven Hayes fue encontrado sin responder en su celda en el corredor de la muerte el lunes y fue posteriormente hospitalizado, dijeron las autoridades. Hayes, quien ha sido condenado a muerte por su papel en los asesinatos...
  • Our Area Schools Eligible For All-Courant Teams

    We consider 75 schools to be in our circulation area (players of the year and teams presented in this section are selected by The Courant's high school staff in conjunction with those associated with the sports): Avon High Bacon Academy, Colchester;...
  • Lost in jail, defendants wait weeks for chance at freedom

    Lost in jail, defendants wait weeks for chance at freedom
    Shykill Brewer was arrested on a misdemeanor gun charge days before Christmas. He should have been able to post bail in plenty of time to celebrate with his infant son and the rest of his family, but instead spent six weeks in jail. Under court rules,...
  • 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-...
  • Why don't police have voice mail?

    Why don't police have voice mail?
    When a rabbi in Northwest Baltimore reported a home break-in, a Baltimore police detective called him back to investigate. But it was Sabbath and by religious custom, he was not allowed to answer the phone. He let it go to voice mail. The next day he...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Rawlings-Blake calls for release of Tyrone West autopsy report

    Rawlings-Blake calls for release of Tyrone West autopsy report
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake on Friday called on State's Attorney Gregg Bernstein to release as "expeditiously as possible" the autopsy report of a man who died in police custody months ago. "I write urging you to work expeditiously to provide the...
  • Matthew McConaughey's advice for a career McConaissance

    Matthew McConaughey's advice for a career McConaissance
    Matthew McConaughey likes to turn things over in his mind. And since we've just uncorked a good bottle of Pinot Noir at a corner table in the Beverly Hills Four Seasons bar ("We'll give that just a little air and we're good," he says in that musical Texas...