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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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  • East River's Wilfredo Rodriguez MVP of New England Prep tourney

    East River's Wilfredo Rodriguez MVP of New England Prep tourney
    Former East River basketball standout Wilfredo Rodriguez was MVP of last week’s New England Prep School Athletic Conference Class B championship event. He led Cheshire Academy of Connecticut in points, rebounds and blocked shots for the season and...
  • Officials Promote Busway's Economic Development Potential

    Officials Promote Busway's Economic Development Potential
    As opening day for the CTfastrak approaches, state transportation and economic development officials are working to attract business and housing growth along the 9.4-mile corridor. A busload of state officials toured the route Monday, stopping at several...
  • Extraordinary Life: An Advocate For Seniors, And Environmental Activism

    Extraordinary Life: An Advocate For Seniors, And Environmental Activism
    Joyce Kathan was a leader in the senior center movement in Connecticut, lobbied for seniors at the Capitol, was a pioneer in seeking greater options for women and worked hard to preserve the environment. Above all, she sought to get others involved in...
  • It's schmooze or lose in air wars

    John Leahy, the longtime sales chief of Airbus SAS, was gliding through Los Angeles in a limousine, on the way to a morning sales call, when his cell phone rang with an urgent call from Manila. Leahy flipped open his phone and said a curt hello. Then...
  • English health experts investigate Salmonella outbreak

    LONDON (Reuters) - English health authorities said on Friday they are investigating an outbreak of food poisoning that has affected 156 people in Britain and others in France and Austria. Salmonella Enteritidis is a strain of bacteria that causes...
  • Regional Champs Set For Next Step: Legion World Series

    After the team of Rocky Hill, Cromwell and Portland (RCP) won the American Legion Northeast Regional championship on Monday, coach Jay Hickey turned his attention to his team's next task — the World Series.  Hickey knew he had a few important...
  • Michaela's Garden planted in memory of young home invasion victim

    Michaela's Garden planted in memory of young home invasion victim
    Leggy plants have taken over a plot of ground in a courtyard at the Killingly Public Library. The young stalks of Four O'clock flowers were planted in memory of Michaela Rose Petit who was killed in a home invasion and fire in 2007 in Cheshire, Conn....
  • RCP Wins American Legion Northeast Regional

     RCP Wins American Legion Northeast Regional
    MIDDLETOWN — The team of Rocky Hill, Cromwell and Portland finally has its title. Tommy Seaver drove in the winning run with a walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth inning Monday night, giving RCP a 5-4 victory over Milford, Mass., in the...
  • Ramirez Leads RCP To Easy Victory

    MIDDLETOWN – Alex Ramirez's competitive baseball career might be ending this summer, but he's in no rush to say goodbye. Ramirez took a no-hitter into the sixth inning and had two RBI as the team of Rocky Hill, Cromwell and Portland staved off...
  • Middletown Legion Rallies To Beat Cheshire

    MIDDLETOWN — In its second game at the American Legion Northeast Regional, Middletown played the role of tournament host a little too well, giving the team of Rocky Hill, Cromwell and Portland free passes on the base paths and second opportunities...
  • RCP Dominates Familiar Foe

    MIDDLETOWN – The American Legion Northeast Regional is typically filled with unfamiliar opponents and unlikely matchups. But for Middletown and the Rocky Hill-Cromwell- Portland team, Friday's game turned into a neighborhood beat-down in the...