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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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  • Three CT Companies Make Inc. 500 List For Fast Growth

    Three CT Companies Make Inc. 500 List For Fast Growth
    Three Connecticut companies made the most recent installment of the Inc. 500, a list of the fastest-growing private companies in America. Datto of Norwalk came in 314th; Votto Vines Importing of Hamden was ranked 464th and North American Power & Gas...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Central Connecticut Senior Health Services

    Central Connecticut Senior Health Services is offering free blood pressure screenings on various dates and in convenient locations during September. These include: Tuesday, Sept. 2, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Southington YMCA, 29 High St., Southington; Thursday,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Scott Cheshire on the novel of 'not knowing'

    Scott Cheshire on the novel of 'not knowing'
    Scott Cheshire’s Electric Literature essay “The Fundamentalist Reader — On Plotless Novels and the Meaning of Life” reads like an installment in a conversation I’ve been having with myself. Why, Cheshire wonders, is he...
  • Extraordinary Life: An Advocate For Seniors, And Environmental Activism

    Extraordinary Life: An Advocate For Seniors, And Environmental Activism
    Joyce Kathan was a leader in the senior center movement in Connecticut, lobbied for seniors at the Capitol, was a pioneer in seeking greater options for women and worked hard to preserve the environment. Above all, she sought to get others involved in...
  • Alice In Baseball Land

    Alice In Baseball Land
    In the classic story “Alice in Wonderland, the Cheshire Cat is illogical and nonsensical and yet, he’s a philosopher that seems to make sense, sort of, much like this whole stadium deal. Here’s some dialogue: Alice: But I don’t...
  • American Legion Baseball: Big Fifth Inning Propels Cheshire

    STAMFORD – When the team of Rocky Hill, Cromwell and Portland lost its first game in the American Legion State Tournament on Tuesday, the players and coaches didn't have to search too hard for the cause of their problems. The group, which prides...
  • After Fatal Incident, Torrington Man Asks If It's OK For Someone To Kill Your Dog

    After Fatal Incident, Torrington Man Asks If It's OK For Someone To Kill Your Dog
    Korey Johnson of Torrington is heartbroken after a neighbor gunned down his dog, Zeus. The neighbor says he killed the dog after mistaking it for a coyote that was attacking his chickens. Police say the neighbor will not face charges because of a...
  • Hopkins agrees to pay $190 million to settle Levy claims

    Hopkins agrees to pay $190 million to settle Levy claims
    Johns Hopkins Hospital has agreed to pay $190 million to settle claims from thousands of women who may have been surreptitiously recorded during pelvic exams by gynecologist Dr. Nikita A. Levy. The amount of the settlement is one of the largest on...
  • 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...