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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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  • Sheriff Gary Borders takes ALS ice-bucket challenge to support employee

    Sheriff Gary Borders takes ALS ice-bucket challenge to support employee
    TAVARES — Sheriff Gary Borders and his senior command staff took the ALS ice-bucket challenge to back Lt. Lee Cheshire, a longtime LCSO veteran and SWAT team member stricken with the progressive neurodegenerative disorder. "We have an employee...
  • FDA To Alexion: Manufacturing Process Improvements Needed

    Alexion, the hugely successful biopharmaceutical company based in Cheshire, disclosed to investors that last week's inspection by the Food and Drug Administration of its Rhode Island factory suggest the company still needs to find "the definitive root...
  • Biden At Goodwin: Job Training A Community Effort

    Biden At Goodwin: Job Training A Community Effort
    EAST HARTFORD — Vice President Joe Biden visited Goodwin College on Wednesday to draw attention to the ways that job training, when it's guided by industry, can help people move into higher-paying jobs and strengthen the middle class. He praised...
  • UConn Rewards Another Walk-On, Nnamdi Amilo, With Scholarship

    UConn Rewards Another Walk-On, Nnamdi Amilo, With Scholarship
    After UConn defeated Michigan State at Michigan State last March in the East Regional final, to reach the Final Four, a reporter asked Phil Nolan how the unheralded Huskies' frontcourt was able to stand up to the burlier Spartans, such as Branden Dawson....
  • Injured Hiker In Cheshire Taken By LifeStar To Hospital

    CHESHIRE — A injured hiker was taken to Hartford Hospital by LifeStar helicopter at Roaring Brook Falls Wednesday night, police said. Spencer Hackett, 20, suffered non-life threatening injuries after a fall from about 15 feet, police said....
  • American Legion Northeast Regional

    Location: Palmer Field, Middletown Dates: Thursday-Monday Connecticut teams: Cheshire, RCP (Rocky Hill, Cromwell and Portland), Middletown Other teams: Milford, Mass.; Central Falls, R.I.; Dover, N.H.; Bangor, Maine; Essex, Vt. Thursday schedule:...
  • Officials Promote Busway's Economic Development Potential

    Officials Promote Busway's Economic Development Potential
    As opening day for the CTfastrak approaches, state transportation and economic development officials are working to attract business and housing growth along the 9.4-mile corridor. A busload of state officials toured the route Monday, stopping at several...
  • English health experts investigate Salmonella outbreak

    LONDON (Reuters) - English health authorities said on Friday they are investigating an outbreak of food poisoning that has affected 156 people in Britain and others in France and Austria. Salmonella Enteritidis is a strain of bacteria that causes...
  • Regional Champs Set For Next Step: Legion World Series

    After the team of Rocky Hill, Cromwell and Portland (RCP) won the American Legion Northeast Regional championship on Monday, coach Jay Hickey turned his attention to his team's next task — the World Series.  Hickey knew he had a few important...
  • Michaela's Garden planted in memory of young home invasion victim

    Michaela's Garden planted in memory of young home invasion victim
    Leggy plants have taken over a plot of ground in a courtyard at the Killingly Public Library. The young stalks of Four O'clock flowers were planted in memory of Michaela Rose Petit who was killed in a home invasion and fire in 2007 in Cheshire, Conn....
  • RCP Wins American Legion Northeast Regional

     RCP Wins American Legion Northeast Regional
    MIDDLETOWN — The team of Rocky Hill, Cromwell and Portland finally has its title. Tommy Seaver drove in the winning run with a walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth inning Monday night, giving RCP a 5-4 victory over Milford, Mass., in the...