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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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  • Recall effort afoot in Fruitland Park over recent controversies

    The natives are getting restless, and the drumbeat is rising in Fruitland Park. Folks who live in the picturesque little town sandwiched between Leesburg and The Villages recently fought off an attempt by their elected officials to award themselves...
  • Asesino Steven Hayes hallado insensible en celda, hospitalizado

    Asesino Steven Hayes hallado insensible en celda, hospitalizado
    Foto:  Asesino convicto Steven Hayes fue encontrado sin responder en su celda en el corredor de la muerte el lunes y fue posteriormente hospitalizado, dijeron las autoridades. Hayes, quien ha sido condenado a muerte por su papel en los asesinatos...
  • Alexion Raises Forecast; Shares Up Nearly 7% In Midday Trading

    Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc., based in Cheshire, raised its profit and sales forecast for the year after the French government agreed to raise reimbursement payments for the company's treatment for two rare blood disorders. The company's shares jumped...
  • DMV Suspends Issuing Low-Number Plates – But It's Run Out Of Numbers

     DMV Suspends Issuing Low-Number Plates – But It's Run Out Of Numbers
    Low-number license plates are trouble. Remember all the squawking in 2011 about how Republican Gov. M. Jodi Rell's administration, on the way out of office in late 2010, had the Department of Motor Vehicles issue dozens of two- and three-digit plates to...
  • Former bar association administrator sentenced for theft

    Former bar association administrator sentenced for theft
    A former administrator at the Maryland State Bar Association has been sentenced to prison for stealing $265,000 from the organization's charitable arm. Nicole Earl-Hernandez, 42, of Essex received a five-year sentence Friday with all but 18 months of...
  • WTNH: Tell Cox To Pay Us More, Or We'll Withdraw

    WTNH-TV, the New Haven-based ABC affiliate, has asked viewers to pressure Cox Communications to pay more for rebroadcasting rights as the two sides struggle to reach an agreement by March 14. The station is warning viewers who subscribe to Cox cable that...
  • Obama Urges Increase In Minimum Wage At Rally

    Obama Urges Increase In Minimum Wage At Rally
    NEW BRITAIN — In a campaign-style event, President Barack Obama made a rousing appeal for a higher minimum wage Wednesday at a packed pep rally at Central Connecticut State University, saying that it was "time to give America a raise." That...
  • 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...
  • Even Low-Wage Workers' Employers Disagree On Minimum Wage Bill

    By coincidence, the same day the president came to Connecticut to praise the state's plan to raise the minimum wage, the state's largest business interest group had its lobbying day. Although the Connecticut Business and Industry Association is on record...
  • Obama llega a Connecticut para rally sobre salarios

    Obama llega a Connecticut para rally sobre salarios
    El Presidente Barack Obama llegó al Aeropuerto Internacional Bradley, poco después del mediodía del miércoles para una concentración vendida en Central Connecticut State University diseñada para fortalecer apoyo a su propuesta de aumentar el salario...
  • Eat, then drink, and be merry

    Eat, then drink, and be merry
    It was not "Mad Men" protagonist Don Draper's name or profession that viewers learned first. It was his drink of choice: "Do this again — old-fashioned, please." Whether meeting clients or dining with his wife, Megan, that's what the advertising...