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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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  • READER SUBMITTED: High School Students Attend Summer Investigative Journalism Workshop At Quinnipiac

    Eleven aspiring journalists participated in the Summer Investigative Journalism Workshop at Quinnipiac University July 21-25. The workshop, for high school students, kicked off with welcome remarks from organizers Kate Farrish and Lynne DeLucia, who...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Rebecca Alvarez-Petit Of Cheshire Receives Ronald McDonald House Charities Scholarship

    Rebecca Alvarez-Petit, a 2014 graduate of Cheshire High School, has been selected as a recipient of a $2,000 scholarship from the Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) of Connecticut and Western Massachusetts. Alvarez-Petit, who will attend Fordham...
  • 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...
  • RCP Primed To Meet Cheshire In American Legion State Championship

    Every player on the American Legion team known as RCP (Rocky Hill, Cromwell, Portland) has already won some sort of title. The Cromwell crew, which makes up the core of the unit, won as Little Leaguers and took the 2012 Class S championship as high...
  • Tolland Lives Another Day, Thanks To 15th-Inning Walk-Off

    BRISTOL – When Tolland coach Steve Paasch was asked Saturday about the state of his team after a loss to Simsbury to open the American Legion tournament, he didn't hide from the truth. His team was tired. The Zone 8 regular season champions...
  • Injured Hiker In Cheshire Taken By LifeStar To Hospital

    CHESHIRE — A injured hiker was taken to Hartford Hospital by LifeStar helicopter at Roaring Brook Falls Wednesday night, police said. Spencer Hackett, 20, suffered non-life threatening injuries after a fall from about 15 feet, police said....
  • American Legion: Cheshire Wins First State Title

    STAMFORD — It was a championship series stained by walks, errors and missed opportunities, but it was still a championship. So after three games, 15 errors and 54 hits, Cheshire pitcher Kyle Waldron let his teammates knock him over and bury him...
  • American Legion Baseball: RCP Wins Northern Division, Moves On

    BRISTOL – After defeating Simsbury in the Northern Division bracket of the American Legion state tournament on Sunday, the team of Rocky Hill, Cromwell and Portland had two chances to advance to the state championship. It missed its first chance...
  • Attorney charges 'political show' as BGF suspect pleads guilty

    Attorney charges 'political show' as BGF suspect pleads guilty
    The alleged "secretary" of the Black Guerrilla family gang —one of dozens of alleged members charged in a high-profile case — pleaded guilty this week to a sentence that allowed him to return home that night. Warren Commodore, 26, was among...
  • 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 Boys Track And Field

    The 2014 All-Courant high school boys track and field team, honorable mentions, story lines from the season and more: ALL-COURANT TEAM 100 Meters: Fitzroy Miller, East Hartford, Jr. 200: Johann Charles, University-Hartford, Sr. 400: Jermaine...