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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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  • 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...
  • Hamden Art League's Goldenbells

    Hamden Art League's Goldenbells
    Hamden Art League’s Goldenbells art exhibit will run from Tuesday, April 8, when it will open with a reception from 7 to 9 p.m., until Thursday, April 24, at Miller Memorial Library Senior Center, 2901 Dixwell Ave. in Hamden. Exhibitors include...
  • 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...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Canton Resident Athan Chekas Featured In TGS Production Of "Almost, Maine"

    The Theatre Guild of Simsbury (TGS) presents "Almost, Maine," directed by Karen Sidel and produced by Doreen Cohn. The production runs from Saturday, April 5 through Sunday, April 13 at Eno Memorial Hall, 754 Hopmeadow Street in Simsbury. At times...
  • READER SUBMITTED: MS Walk Returns To Twelve Connecticut Towns In 2014

    Connecticut residents will step out this year from 12 sites across the state for the 2014 Walk MS, presented by Travelers. More than 6,000 Connecticut residents battle the effects of multiple sclerosis. In a show of support, each year thousands of...
  • HBO Documentary Films Seizes 'Newburgh Sting' Before Its Tribeca Premiere

    HBO Documentary Films has picked up doc "The Newburgh Sting" ahead of the movie's world premiere at the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival. Film by Kate Davis and David Heilbroner -- the duo behind docs "Southern Comfort," "The Stonewall Uprising" and "The...
  • Some Newtown Residents Want Lanza Home Torn Down

    Some Newtown Residents Want Lanza Home Torn Down
    Some Newtown residents have suggested that the town purchase and tear down the home of Sandy Hook Elementary School shooter Adam Lanza and turn the property into a park or nature preserve. For the past few months, the Newtown-Sandy Hook Community...
  • On The Fly: Woods Getting Back Surgery; Will Miss Masters

    Tiger Woods hasn't missed The Masters since first playing at Augusta 20 years ago. He's going to miss it this year, though. Woods, 38, announced on his website Tuesday that he is having surgery for a pinched nerve in his back and will miss the...
  • State Rep. Nafis Announces Retirement After 8 Terms

    NEWINGTON -- Veteran state Rep. Sandy Nafis announced Tuesday that she is retiring from the legislature when her term expires early next year. Nafis, 59, has represented the 27th Assembly District, composed of most of Newington, since 1999. At her...
  • Cheshire Outlet Developer Inks Deal With High-Profile Partner

    Cheshire Outlet Developer Inks Deal With High-Profile Partner
    The landscape for factory outlet stores in Connecticut could get a little crowded in the next few years. On Monday, the developer of a proposed upscale outlet center in Cheshire said it is partnering with outlet powerhouse Tanger Factory Outlet...
  • A New Caterer At NBMAA's Cafe

    A New Caterer At NBMAA's Cafe
    New Britain Museum of American Art's executive director Douglas Hyland was getting ready for a trip to Cuba when he found out that Jordan's Caterers, the Cheshire-based food business that ran the museum's successful NBMAA Café on The Park, would be...