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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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  • Review: 'O, Africa!' by Andrew Lewis Conn

    Review: 'O, Africa!' by Andrew Lewis Conn
    Africa has long been a great arena in comic fiction for big-headed white guys to get their comeuppance. Think of Saul Bellow's great "Henderson the Rain King," in which the super-rich but grotesquely needy title character stumbles through encounters...
  • U.S. Fed Hires Former Connecticut Insurance Chief To Oversee AIG, Prudential

    U.S. Fed Hires Former Connecticut Insurance Chief To Oversee AIG, Prudential
    Insurance companies large enough that their failure could disrupt the U.S. economy will face a familiar regulator as former Connecticut Insurance Commissioner Thomas R. Sullivan starts a newly created position next week at the U.S. Federal Reserve....
  • Mujer de Wallingford intentó contratar un hombre para que agrediera a su ex esposo

    Mujer de Wallingford intentó contratar un hombre para que agrediera a su ex esposo
    Una mujer que presuntamente trató de contratar a un hombre para que le romper la mandíbula, la nariz y las costillas de su ex marido a cambio de $2,500 fue arrestada el martes, dijo la policía. Cynthia Hannon, 59, de King Road, fue acusada de intento de...
  • Republicans Key On North Carolina Race

    "Twenty-four times" is Thom Tillis' answer, delivered with a faint flicker of a Cheshire Cat smile. The question was: How many times, that his campaign knows of, has Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan of North Carolina said on camera that under Obamacare, if you...
  • Classic Films At Bargain Prices All Summer At Southington Drive-In

    Classic Films At Bargain Prices All Summer At Southington Drive-In
    Southington Drive-In, at 935 Meriden-Waterbury Turnpike, starts a new summer season of fun weekend classic film events with the most iconic summer blockbuster ever: "Jaws" on Saturday, June 7. The drive-in charges $15 per carload, $10 for Southington...
  • Kevin Hunt: How Your Trash Talks (To Identity Thieves)

    Kevin Hunt: How Your Trash Talks (To Identity Thieves)
    If U-Haul knows that 45 percent of moves each year happen between Memorial Day and Labor Day, so do identity thieves. Anyone who tosses bank statements, credit-card bills or medical records in a trash can or recycle bin risks becoming a target. Can't...
  • State won't pursue longshoremen officials' dueling assault charges

    State won't pursue longshoremen officials' dueling assault charges
    State prosecutors have declined to pursue the dueling assault charges that two Baltimore longshoremen's union officials filed against each other late last year. Assistant State's Attorney Michael Turiello said Tuesday in Baltimore Circuit Court that...
  • Nueva condena de muerte para hombre que mató a tres en Bridgeport en el 2006

    Nueva condena de muerte para hombre que mató a tres en Bridgeport en el 2006
    El segundo conjunto de jurados sentados en la fase de pena para el triple asesino Richard Roszkowski tuvo que afrontar una situación inusual: podría tener que votar si tener a Roszkowski ejecutado sabiendo que la pena de muerte ya no era legal en el...
  • Md.'s marijuana laws leave unanswered questions

    Md.'s marijuana laws leave unanswered questions
    Now that the state's medical marijuana program has been revived, officials say it will take about 15 months for the first patients to buy the drug legally in Maryland. Shannon Moore hopes her twin sons survive. Her 3-year-olds, Nicolas and Byron,...
  • Cheshire Staples Closing

    The Cheshire Staples store will close July 5, one of 225 stores around the country slated to close over the next year and a half. A Staples spokeswoman declined to say how many people work there, or if any other Connecticut stores are planned for closure...
  • Alexion CEO Received $30M in Compensation in 2013

    The CEO of Alexion, the Cheshire-based pharmaceutical company that makes the most expensive drug in the world, received $30.15 million in compensation last year, according to a federal filing Wednesday. Alexion, which developed a biologic drug from CEO...