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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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  • Mortgage Payment Isn't Late, So Why Do Banks Keep Calling?

    Mortgage Payment Isn't Late, So Why Do Banks Keep Calling?
    Greg Wolff doesn't need a calendar to know it's right after the first of the month: the phone calls from his mortgage company start coming, sometimes twice a day. And the Cheshire resident still has days left before the payment grace period runs out....
  • State Prepares For $400 Million I-84 Widening Project In Waterbury

    WATERBURY — Work may begin this year on a $400 million project to widen I-84 at the infamous bottleneck just east of downtown, part of an ambitious five-year plan for highway and bridge improvements across the state, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy...
  • HS Golf Notebook: Newington Coach Sees Double Positive

    Newington High golf coach Richard Condon has double duty, coaching the boys and girls teams. And in the early going, he likes what he sees from both teams. The boys don't start until April 22 when they host New Britain at Indian Hill Country Club, but...
  • Md.'s marijuana laws leave unanswered questions

    Md.'s marijuana laws leave unanswered questions
    Now that the state's medical marijuana program has been revived, officials say it will take about 15 months for the first patients to buy the drug legally in Maryland. Shannon Moore hopes her twin sons survive. Her 3-year-olds, Nicolas and Byron,...
  • Enfield Prison Holds First 'Re-entry Fair' For Soon-To-Be-Released Inmates

    Enfield Prison Holds First 'Re-entry Fair' For Soon-To-Be-Released Inmates
    ENFIELD – Approximately 120 inmates scheduled to be released from the Willard-Cybulski Correctional Institution this year attended the facility's first "re-entry fair" Monday morning. Among the speakers were two former inmates who discussed how...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Thomaston Savings Bank Receives United Way's Spirit Of Excellence Award

    Thomaston Savings Bank was presented with the United Way of Greater Waterbury's Spirit of Excellence Award on April 10 at the United Way Community Leaders Dinner and Awards. The Spirit of Excellence Award is presented to companies who run a workplace...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Abilities Without Boundaries Launches Spring Programming

    Are you dreading spring cleaning? Just can't get motivated to tend to that lawn after the snow has melted? Well, Abilities Without Boundaries (AWB), Cheshire's premiere nonprofit, is here to help! AWB's lawn care program is back for the second year in...
  • Lawyers Fight Placement Of Juvenile In Male Correction Facility

    Lawyers for the youth who was transferred out of the care of the Department of Children and Families and into an adult prison pressed for a court order Thursday barring the youth's placement at the Manson Correctional Institute for males up to the age...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Local Mortgage Company Takes Steps For MS

    CT Liberty Mortgage, LLC participated in the 2014 Walk MS on Sunday, April 6 in Cheshire. The team worked hard this year to fundraise for the event and were able to secure 6 local company sponsorships to help them surpass their goal. The company would...
  • Changing Views On Crime And The Ultimate Punishment

    Changing Views On Crime And The Ultimate Punishment
    Courant crime reporter Gerald J. Demeusy probably didn't realize at the time that he would chronicle a historic moment in Connecticut on the night of May 17, 1960. The veteran journalist watched 2,000 volts of electricity surge through the body of...
  • Area High School Boys Volleyball Players, Teams To Watch

    Players To Watch Kevin Burger, Xavier-Middletown, Sr., setter: As a three-year starter, Burger earned All-SCC honors last season with 665 assists, third most in the state. Burger is approaching 2,000 career assists —the most in Xavier's history...