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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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  • 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...
  • Schools Should Put 'Meatless Mondays' On Menu

    Schools Should Put 'Meatless Mondays' On Menu
    For years, schools have taught students the importance of a healthy lifestyle, but they often fail to follow their own lessons in the cafeteria. Students have long learned about the traditional food pyramid with each level showing the proper daily...
  • I-84 Waterbury Project Wastes $400 Million

    The 2.7-mile stretch of I- 84 between Exit 23 and Exit 25A east of downtown Waterbury has been called one of the state's most notorious commuter bottlenecks. Sen. Chris Murphy, of nearby Cheshire, spoke for many when he said that he's "probably lost a...
  • 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....
  • Aarón Hernández será procesado por cargos de asesinato en los homicidios de Boston

    Aarón Hernández será procesado por cargos de asesinato en los homicidios de Boston
    Aarón Hernández, nativo de Bristol y ex estrella de la NFL, será procesado el miércoles de dos cargos de asesinato por la dos muertes a tiros en las que los fiscales dicen acechó y emboscó después de un "encuentro fortuito" en una discoteca de Boston. A...
  • Challenger pushes Bernstein over police OT investigation

    Challenger pushes Bernstein over police OT investigation
    With a few days remaining before the Democratic primary, Baltimore State's Attorney Gregg L. Bernstein fought back after facing questions from his challenger about his handling of an investigation into police overtime fraud. Challenger Marilyn J. Mosby...
  • PYT stages satisfyingly absurd “Alice”

     
    Pennsylvania Youth Theatre’s production of the Lewis Carroll classic “Alice in Wonderland,” skews closely to the source material and faithfully recreates the sense of the fantastical and absurd that infuses the original tale. Director...
  • Kevin Hunt: How Your Trash Talks (To Identity Thieves)

    Kevin Hunt: How Your Trash Talks (To Identity Thieves)
    If U-Haul knows that 45 percent of moves each year happen between Memorial Day and Labor Day, so do identity thieves. Anyone who tosses bank statements, credit-card bills or medical records in a trash can or recycle bin risks becoming a target. Can't...
  • Driver accused in 12-year-old's killing denied bail

    Driver accused in 12-year-old's killing denied bail
    A Baltimore man charged in the killing of a 12-year-old girl was denied bail during a review hearing Monday morning. Bail had initially been set at $1 million following the arrest late Thursday of Kevin Simpson, 20. A judge decided Monday he should...
  • 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...