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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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  • New Athletic Director, Assistant Principal At Avon High School

    AVON — Two new administrators have been hired for Avon High School, including an athletic director. High school Principal Christopher Tranberg has announced that Eileen O'Neil, who has been coordinator of special services for the Simsbury schools,...
  • 5 years after 'Appalachian Trail' scandal, Sanford rises from political dead

    WASHINGTON During a break in the recent congressional session, Mark Sanford sidled up to his pal Mick Mulvaney and sat next to him on a back bench in the ornate chamber of the U.S. House of Representatives, a Cheshire cat's grin on his lean face. When...
  • R.J. Julia Hosting Talk By Abby Miller Of 'Dance Moms'

    R.J. Julia Hosting Talk By Abby Miller Of 'Dance Moms'
    Authors of an inspirational book on dance, serious and funny novels and the shortage of local seafood will speak at R.J. Julia Booksellers, 768 Boston Post Road, Madison. On Monday, July 14, at 7 p.m., Abby Miller, the author of "Everything I Learned...
  • Stoppage time still a puzzler to novice soccer fans

    If only the World Cup were as simple as Luis Suarez. He bites Giorgi Chiellini on the shoulder, doesn't get thrown out, Uruguay eliminates Italy and the entire planet outside of Montevideo is outraged. But what about the vagaries of World Cup stoppage...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Power of Change Awards

    In its second year, the Power of Change Awards celebrated the energy efficiency achievements by more than 20 Connecticut state agencies and municipalities. During an event today at the State Capitol, the winners received awards for their innovative...
  • 2013-14 Area High School Scholar-Athletes

    The Courant considers 75 high schools to be in its primary circulation area. The athletic department at each of those schools was asked to list the top male and female scholar athletes based on grade point average and athletic achievement for the entire...
  • 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...
  • Mujer de Wallingford intentó contratar un hombre para que agrediera a su ex esposo

    Mujer de Wallingford intentó contratar un hombre para que agrediera a su ex esposo
    Una mujer que presuntamente trató de contratar a un hombre para que le romper la mandíbula, la nariz y las costillas de su ex marido a cambio de $2,500 fue arrestada el martes, dijo la policía. Cynthia Hannon, 59, de King Road, fue acusada de intento de...
  • May Job Growth Strong As State Recovers From Recession

    May Job Growth Strong As State Recovers From Recession
    May was a good month for Connecticut's labor market, with employers adding 5,800 more jobs than were eliminated. The robust growth followed the addition of 1,700 jobs in April and 4,000 in March. On average, since February 2010, when the state started...
  • Man Facing Charges In Enfield Robbery Committed Suicide In Prison

    Man Facing Charges In Enfield Robbery Committed Suicide In Prison
    CHESHIRE — A man accused of trying to rob an Enfield jewelry store in May committed suicide at the Cheshire Correctional Institution on Wednesday, according to the Department of Correction. Jeffrey Hluchnik, 42, was found unresponsive in his cell...
  • Compton Adamant About Organ Donation, And He Should Know

    Compton Adamant About Organ Donation, And He Should Know
    CROMWELL — His golf has caught up to his remarkable story and the story is so big and so important that you worry it could engulf his game. No, Erik Compton insists, he has been talking about what beats inside his chest since he was 9 years old....