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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

Top Cheshire Articles

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  • Plainville To Clean Runoff From Park Into River

    PLAINVILLE — Trumbull Park is getting especially porous pavement so polluted runoff can soak into the earth to be filtered before it reaches the Quinnipiac River. The project, part of an environmental group's statewide Save The Sound program,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • New Haven Museum Salutes Architect Alice Washburn

    New Haven Museum Salutes Architect Alice Washburn
    Alice Washburn is an enigma, even today, even to people who have studied her life extensively. She was born in Cheshire in 1870. She died in Cheshire 1958. Until 1919, she was an educator and the wife of a successful businessman. From 1933 until her...
  • WTNH, Cox Reach Deal To Keep Station In Cable Package

    With a 5 p.m. deadline closing in, Cox Communications announced Friday afternoon that a deal had been reached with WTNH-TV to keep the New Haven-based ABC affiliate on its cable system. The station had threatened to pull its programming from the Cox...
  • Safety Took A Back Seat At Metro-North

    Somehow, the once-reliable Metro-North Railroad got lackadaisical about safety. The results might have been predicted: •Four major accidents in 2013, including a derailment in Bridgeport in May in which scores were injured. •A fearsome crash...