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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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  • All-Courant Boys Track And Field

    The 2014 All-Courant high school boys track and field team, honorable mentions, story lines from the season and more: ALL-COURANT TEAM 100 Meters: Fitzroy Miller, East Hartford, Jr. 200: Johann Charles, University-Hartford, Sr. 400: Jermaine...
  • All-Courant Girls Track And Field

    The 2014 All-Courant high school girls track and field team, honorable mentions, story lines from the season and more: THE ALL-COURANT TEAM 100 Meters: Cassidy Palmer, Stafford, Fr. 200: Sashana Hinds, Windsor, So. 400: Kelsey Fisher, East Catholic-...
  • All-Courant Boys Volleyball

    The 2014 All-Courant high school boys volleyball team, honorable mentions, story lines from the season and more: THE ALL-COURANT TEAM HITTERS Jordan Aprea, Newington, Jr. Igor Biahliak, Rockville, Jr. Gilberto Figueroa, East Hartford, Jr. Calvin...
  • All-Courant Softball

    The 2014 All-Courant high school softball Fab 15 team, honorable mentions, story lines from the season and more:   THE FAB 15 Olivia Banulski, Bristol Central, Sr., CF — .538 avg., 42 hits, 31 runs, 5 HRs Katelyn Corr, Suffield, Jr., CF...
  • Friends of Boulder Knoll To Host Farm Dinners in Cheshire July 20, August 21

    Friends of Boulder Knoll To Host Farm Dinners in Cheshire July 20, August 21
    Friends of Boulder Knoll hosts two fundraising dinners at the Cheshire farm July 20 and August 21 The July 20 event, a "Feastival on the Farm" beginning at 4 p.m., features gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches topped with Boulder Knoll produce by The...
  • Connecticut Produces More Than Its Share Of MLB Players

     Connecticut Produces More Than Its Share Of MLB Players
    While Connecticut ranks as the 48th-largest state in the country by size, it's proving to be one of the better states at producing professional baseball talent. Of the nearly 1,200 players to play in the major leagues so far this season, 14 were born in...
  • McKinney Cleared For Public Financing

    HARTFORD — As expected, the State Elections Enforcement Commission on Wednesday approved Republican gubernatorial candidate John McKinney's application to participate in Connecticut's public campaign financing program. "Our campaign has gained...
  • The lighter side of Alec Guinness

    The lighter side of Alec Guinness
    One cold night last year with too much time on my hands, I found myself tumbling down an Alec Guinness rabbit hole, streaming first the 1979 BBC miniseries adaptation of "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy" and then, the late hour be damned, continuing on with the...
  • Author Scott Cheshire on his debut 'High as the Horses' Bridles'

    Author Scott Cheshire on his debut 'High as the Horses' Bridles'
    Author Scott Cheshire, who recently served drinks on "Bravo's Watch What Happens Live," spent his youth as a minister, preaching door-to-door and giving sermons. Born and raised a Jehovah's Witness, he was steeped in the faith's apocalyptic visions. The...
  • Cheshire Police: Jogger Hit, Killed By Dump Truck

    Cheshire Police: Jogger Hit, Killed By Dump Truck
    CHESHIRE — A 75-year-old Cheshire man who was jogging on Mount Sanford Road Monday afternoon was struck and killed by a dump truck, police said. Police said they were called just before 2 p.m.. They said Benjamin Feinn, of 180 Remus Road, was dead...
  • Police Investigating Fatal Accident In Cheshire

    CHESHIRE — Police are investigating a fatal accident involving a pedestrian Monday on Mount Sanford Road. Police said the entire length of the road would be closed for several hours Monday afternoon as officers investigate the accident. Police...