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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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  • Moose Reported Around I-84 In Cheshire

    CHESHIRE — A moose was reported on I-84 near the Cheshire Waterbury line, and on Hall Street in Cheshire, a spokesman from the Department of Environmental and Energy Protection said. Motorist are advised to drive slow and with caution around the...
  • Moose Killed On I-84 In Southington

    SOUTHINGTON — A small female moose was struck and killed by a tractor-trailer on eastbound I-84 early Sunday, according to the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. The accident happened at about 4:30 a.m. between Exits 31 and...
  • Hoops in Britain for Saint Xavier's Karp

    Hoops in Britain for Saint Xavier's Karp
    Saint Xavier's Brad Karp, who finished his collegiate career last spring as the fourth highest scorer in Illinois basketball history, has signed a contract with the Cheshire Phoenix of the British Basketball League. Karp, a 6-5 wing from Valparaiso,...
  • 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...
  • 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 Girls Lacrosse

    The 2014 All-Courant high school girls lacrosse team, honorable mentions, story lines from the season and more: ALL-COURANT TEAM GOALIES Paige Hammick, Avon, Sr. Madison Hooper, Hall-West Hartford, Sr. DEFENSE Michelle Fedrico, Cheshire, Sr....
  • Cheshire Man Charged In Orange Crash

    ORANGE — A Cheshire man was charged after the car he was driving crashed into another vehicle which then crashed into a school bus Wednesday afternoon at the intersection of Derby Avenue and Grassy Hill Road, police said. Michael Kilday, 31, of...
  • Amateur Baseball: Olander, Pogmore pitch Vernon past People's United Bank

    Former UConn basketball player Tyler Olander threw four scoreless innings, striking out five while allowing four hits, to lead the Vernon Orioles to a 3-1 win over People's United Bank at McCoy Field. Tyler Pogmore came in relief and allowed three...
  • Man charged with shooting friend in botched test of bulletproof vest

    Man charged with shooting friend in botched test of bulletproof vest
    Three people stood in the basement of a Westport home before 4 a.m. Wednesday to film a stunt in which they planned to test a bulletproof vest. Darnell Mitchell put it on, looked into a video camera and proclaimed himself ready to take "deuce deuce in the...
  • 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...
  • 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...