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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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  • 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...
  • Review: Alice takes another trip in promising 'Wonderland' on ABC

    It was Tim Burton's 2010 version of "Alice in Wonderland" that made the famously blue-frocked daydreamer a steampunk princess. Lewis Carroll's heroine was certainly adventuresome and tart-tongued, but Burton's film turned her action hero. This Alice...
  • 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...
  • A State Task Force Shows Eyewitness Testimony As Very Unreliable

    A State Task Force Shows Eyewitness Testimony As Very Unreliable
    In the last couple of years, Connecticut dramatically changed the way it handles eyewitness testimony. Research has raised doubts about the accuracy of eyewitnesses. Police are more cautious and prosecutors more wary of basing cases on one person's...
  • 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...
  • Batts joins hunt for 'Public Enemy No. 1'

    Batts joins hunt for 'Public Enemy No. 1'
    As area police continue the manhunt for the twice-charged murder suspect they have dubbed "public enemy No. 1," Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts personally hit the streets over the weekend. Batts said that he and his executive protection...
  • Protesters want justice for man who died in police custody

    Protesters want justice for man who died in police custody
    A group of family, friends and supporters of Tyrone West picketed on a downtown Baltimore street Friday afternoon demanding justice for the 44-year-old man who died in police custody after a routine traffic stop last month. Getting occasional honks of...
  • The tricky business of a Santa Monica street performer

    The tricky business of a Santa Monica street performer
    Bill Okal's opening line is one of the oldest tricks in the close-up magic book: undersell your talent, then dazzle them with your best cards. "I really only do two tricks," the Bakersfield resident says apologetically to the two families standing in...
  • Family outraged at not being notified of killer's release

    Family outraged at not being notified of killer's release
    Harry Yuspa had many relatives in the Baltimore area — some have lived at the same addresses for 40 years. Yet prosecutors said they couldn't find any to let them know the man convicted of killing Yuspa would soon be released. That meant none of...
  • 'Once Upon a Time in Wonderland': Jabberwocky talk, the Cheshire Cat and more

     
    "There's so much in the source material that hasn't been touched on in popular culture and movies. We are so excited to go deep into that."...