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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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  • READER SUBMITTED: Dr. William Petit To Address Hartford Rotary Club

    Dr. William Petit, the Cheshire endocrinologist and sole survivor of the highly publicized 2007 Cheshire home invasion, will address members and guests of the Hartford Rotary Club at 12 p.m., Monday, July 7, Capital Community College, 950 Main St., 2nd...
  • Plainville Bike Path Advocates Seek Volunteers

    PLAINVILLE — Volunteers are needed to get a nine-mile gap filled in what will be an 80-mile two state bike trail. A recent statewide survey that ranks Plainville in the top 10 bike-friendly Connecticut communities indicates that there is support...
  • Insane 5Ks Are About So Much More Than The Running

    Insane 5Ks Are About So Much More Than The Running
    "Five, four, three, two..." yells the announcer, decked in bright socks and a colorful hat, to the crowd below him, ready to run the recent Color in Motion 5 at Rentschler Field. "...One!" At this signal, clouds of blue, purple, pink and orange fills...
  • 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...
  • Ed Page On Facebook: Can Connecticut fight traffic with transit, variable tolling?

    The following is an abridged version of a conversation at http://www.facebook.com/edpagecourant. Robert Strasdauskas: "Progressives" despise the notion that American independence and sense of personal liberty is expressed through the freedom of travel...
  • New Athletic Director, Assistant Principal At Avon High School

    AVON — Two new administrators have been hired for Avon High School, including an athletic director. High school Principal Christopher Tranberg has announced that Eileen O'Neil, who has been coordinator of special services for the Simsbury schools,...
  • 5 years after 'Appalachian Trail' scandal, Sanford rises from political dead

    WASHINGTON During a break in the recent congressional session, Mark Sanford sidled up to his pal Mick Mulvaney and sat next to him on a back bench in the ornate chamber of the U.S. House of Representatives, a Cheshire cat's grin on his lean face. When...
  • There's No Time Like Futbol Time

    There's No Time Like Futbol Time
    If only the World Cup were as simple as Luis Suarez. He bites Giorgi Chiellini on the shoulder, doesn’t get thrown out, Uruguay eliminates Italy and the entire planet outside of Montevideo is outraged. But what about the vagaries of World Cup...
  • Stoppage time still a puzzler to novice soccer fans

    If only the World Cup were as simple as Luis Suarez. He bites Giorgi Chiellini on the shoulder, doesn't get thrown out, Uruguay eliminates Italy and the entire planet outside of Montevideo is outraged. But what about the vagaries of World Cup stoppage...
  • Lori Riley: Achilles Volunteers Offer Guiding Hand

     Lori Riley: Achilles Volunteers Offer Guiding Hand
    Erin Spaulding was in the middle of training for a half-marathon when one day at work, a 350-pound cabinet came loose from the wall above her desk and fell on her head. That was in 2010. Three years later, she did get to run her half-marathon, at...
  • Challenger pushes Bernstein over police OT investigation

    Challenger pushes Bernstein over police OT investigation
    With a few days remaining before the Democratic primary, Baltimore State's Attorney Gregg L. Bernstein fought back after facing questions from his challenger about his handling of an investigation into police overtime fraud. Challenger Marilyn J. Mosby...