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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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  • Dec. 8, 2013

    Dec. 8, 2013
    HONORABLE MENTIONS Grab the shotgun, we're going Christmas shopping! -- Al Bradley Do you hear what I hear? -- Shelly Oster, Orem, Utah Annie, get your gun. -- Peter Koiva, Columbia Put your clothes on, honey, the drones are back. -- Joseph Dieso,...
  • 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...
  • After murder exoneration, freed man wonders how case went wrong

    After murder exoneration, freed man wonders how case went wrong
    Demetrius Smith knew a man had been murdered in his neighborhood. But that's all he knew — until two police trucks pulled up on a warm summer morning and whisked him to the homicide division at police headquarters. Detectives had rounded up two...
  • Good Places to Buy a Bicycle in Greater New Haven

    Good Places to Buy a Bicycle in Greater New Haven
    This article is part of our 2013 New Haven Annual Manual   Action Sports, 324 W. Main St., Branford, 203-481-5511, actionsportsbicyclecenter.com; 1385 Boston Post Rd., Old Saybrook, 860-388-1291, actionsportsct.com. Bikes, kayaks, skis, snowboards and...
  • Officers' convictions downgraded in misconduct case

    Officers' convictions downgraded in misconduct case
    A judge has agreed to downgrade the misconduct convictions of two former Baltimore police officers accused of picking up a pair of teenagers and leaving them far from home. The judge's decision to grant probation before judgment opens the way for...
  • The Craft Brew Revolution Extends Its Reach Through Contract Breweries

    The Craft Brew Revolution Extends Its Reach Through Contract Breweries
    There are beer snobs or ("craft-heads" as they're sometimes called) who sneer at anyone daring to create their own special beer using someone else's brewery. "I've had bars tell us, 'If you don't have your own brewery, we won't pour you,'" says...
  • Mad bridge party

    As the players at the Mad Hatter's took a tea break, Alice engaged the Cheshire Cat in conversation about play techniques -- though that was difficult since the Cat tended to fade away in mid-sentence, leaving only a grin to be seen. "Strange things seem...
  • Murder suspect accused of threatening prosecutors' lives

    Murder suspect accused of threatening prosecutors' lives
    Awaiting trial on charges that he and his crew arranged seven shootings to avenge the death of a family member, Robert G. Moore plotted from prison to kill two Baltimore prosecutors working to keep him behind bars for life, according to court arguments...
  • Politicians Well-Served Going Door-To-Door

    The autumn of an odd-numbered year in Connecticut provides a vast classroom for politicians at every level. Municipal election campaigns are in season in most communities and local candidates are seeking the attention of the state's most engaged voters....
  • New Haven: The Sausage Capital of Connecticut

    New Haven: The Sausage Capital of Connecticut
    Sausage gets a bad rap. Everyone has heard the saying about politics and sausages, like there's something not pretty going on and you'd best look away until The Finished Product is neatly packaged. Well, for one thing, that old saw would have never caught...
  • Grandfather charged in child's death in hot car

    Grandfather charged in child's death in hot car
    A 55-year-old Baltimore man has been indicted by a grand jury on charges of involuntary manslaughter after his 16-month-old granddaughter was found dead in a hot truck in mid-July, police said. The charges filed in Baltimore against Anthony Jerome Towles...