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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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  • American Legion Baseball: Not Once, But Twice

    BRISTOL – Tolland coach Steve Paasch stood in his team's dugout at Muzzy Field on Sunday and kept coming back to the same word: rejuvenate. It was Paasch's hope that his team's dramatic walk-off victory over Waterford in 15 innings on a Ben...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Frizzante: A Playground For Wine Lovers

    Frizzante: A Playground For Wine Lovers
    Frizzante Champagne and Wine Bar in North Stonington may look like it's off the beaten path, but it's actually quite strategically placed. Within about a 10-minute drive, a visitor can reach three Connecticut wineries, Foxwoods Resort Casino and the...
  • UConn Caught Walk-On Pat Lenehan By Surprise With Scholarship

    UConn Caught Walk-On Pat Lenehan By Surprise With Scholarship
    WATERBURY — Most of what Pat Lenehan has done for UConn over the past three years has gone unnoticed. He never makes the highlight reel and rarely does his name find its way into the box score — but the Huskies made sure Lenehan knows he is...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Man charged in more than 20 downtown car break-ins

    Man charged in more than 20 downtown car break-ins
    A 57-year-old man was hit with 88 criminal charges this week in connection with more than 20 car break-ins that occurred over less than a month this spring in downtown Baltimore. The charges against Alphonso Russell Jr. of Northwest Baltimore came just...