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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 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 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...
  • Death-Row Inmate's Case Goes Before Supreme Court Thursday

    Death-Row Inmate's Case Goes Before Supreme Court Thursday
    The state Supreme Court will hear arguments Thursday on whether Russell Peeler Jr., convicted of ordering the 1999 killings of Karen Clarke and her 8-year-old son Leroy "B.J." Brown in Bridgeport, should have received the death penalty. Peeler, a former...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • R.J. Julia Hosting Talk By Abby Miller Of 'Dance Moms'

    R.J. Julia Hosting Talk By Abby Miller Of 'Dance Moms'
    Authors of an inspirational book on dance, serious and funny novels and the shortage of local seafood will speak at R.J. Julia Booksellers, 768 Boston Post Road, Madison. On Monday, July 14, at 7 p.m., Abby Miller, the author of "Everything I Learned...