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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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  • Game That Began With Bottlecaps Becomes Two Friends' Livelihood

    Game That Began With Bottlecaps Becomes Two Friends' Livelihood
    FARMINGTON — When Mike Cheshire and Tom Aiezza were boys here in the 1990s, they wanted to find a way to throw a Frisbee indoors without breaking anything. They tried jar lids. They tried bottle caps, shaving bits from the sides or tops. They...
  • Marcum Announces Top 40 Tech Companies In Connecticut

    The fastest growing technology companies in Connecticut have been named in the Marcum Tech Top 40, announced Thursday by the Connecticut Technology Council and Marcum LLP. The best 40 companies have been named in six different technology categories:...
  • 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 Northeast Regional

    Location: Palmer Field, Middletown Dates: Thursday-Monday Connecticut teams: Cheshire, RCP (Rocky Hill, Cromwell and Portland), Middletown Other teams: Milford, Mass.; Central Falls, R.I.; Dover, N.H.; Bangor, Maine; Essex, Vt. Thursday schedule:...
  • Somers Campaigns As Outsider In Lieutenant Governor Race

    Somers Campaigns As Outsider In Lieutenant Governor Race
    Uttered at every campaign stop and imprinted on all of her volunteers' T-shirts is a word that Republican lieutenant governor candidate Heather Somers has used to define her campaign. Outsider. The former Groton mayor is heading to a primary Tuesday...
  • Six Nursing Homes Fined Following Lapses In Care

    Six nursing homes were cited by the state Department of Public Health following lapses in care, including an accidental medication overdose, falls that resulted in injuries and failing to monitor residents. Paradigm Healthcare Center of Torrington was...
  • Southington Y Gets $5K Gift In Return For Help Offered In 1972

    Southington Y Gets $5K Gift In Return For Help Offered In 1972
    SOUTHINGTON — A woman gave $5,000 to the local YMCA as thanks for a kindness shown to her five nieces and nephews in 1972 when their father — her brother — died of cancer at age 35. Carmel Avitabile, who became the children's guardian,...
  • 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...
  • Changing Views On Crime And The Ultimate Punishment

    Changing Views On Crime And The Ultimate Punishment
    Courant crime reporter Gerald J. Demeusy probably didn't realize at the time that he would chronicle a historic moment in Connecticut on the night of May 17, 1960. The veteran journalist watched 2,000 volts of electricity surge through the body of...
  • Windsor Woman Poisoned Multiple Tenants Of Her Home For The Elderly

    Windsor Woman Poisoned Multiple Tenants Of Her Home For The Elderly
    For a fee, Amy Archer-Gilligan promised to care for the elderly tenants of her Windsor home until they died. Some inmates, as tenants at the time were called, paid a flat sum of $1,000 for life. Some arranged to leave their estates to Archer-Gilligan....
  • 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...