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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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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • English health experts investigate Salmonella outbreak

    LONDON (Reuters) - English health authorities said on Friday they are investigating an outbreak of food poisoning that has affected 156 people in Britain and others in France and Austria. Salmonella Enteritidis is a strain of bacteria that causes...
  • Regional Champs Set For Next Step: Legion World Series

    After the team of Rocky Hill, Cromwell and Portland (RCP) won the American Legion Northeast Regional championship on Monday, coach Jay Hickey turned his attention to his team's next task — the World Series.  Hickey knew he had a few important...
  • Michaela's Garden planted in memory of young home invasion victim

    Michaela's Garden planted in memory of young home invasion victim
    Leggy plants have taken over a plot of ground in a courtyard at the Killingly Public Library. The young stalks of Four O'clock flowers were planted in memory of Michaela Rose Petit who was killed in a home invasion and fire in 2007 in Cheshire, Conn....
  • Ramirez Leads RCP To Easy Victory

    MIDDLETOWN – Alex Ramirez's competitive baseball career might be ending this summer, but he's in no rush to say goodbye. Ramirez took a no-hitter into the sixth inning and had two RBI as the team of Rocky Hill, Cromwell and Portland staved off...
  • Middletown Legion Rallies To Beat Cheshire

    MIDDLETOWN — In its second game at the American Legion Northeast Regional, Middletown played the role of tournament host a little too well, giving the team of Rocky Hill, Cromwell and Portland free passes on the base paths and second opportunities...