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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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  • 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...
  • Game That Began With Bottlecaps Becomes Two Friends' Livelihood

    Game That Began With Bottlecaps Becomes Two Friends' Livelihood
    FARMINGTON — When Mike Cheshire and Tom Aiezza were boys here in the 1990s, they wanted to find a way to throw a Frisbee indoors without breaking anything. They tried jar lids. They tried bottle caps, shaving bits from the sides or tops. They...
  • Marcum Announces Top 40 Tech Companies In Connecticut

    The fastest growing technology companies in Connecticut have been named in the Marcum Tech Top 40, announced Thursday by the Connecticut Technology Council and Marcum LLP. The best 40 companies have been named in six different technology categories:...
  • Injured Hiker In Cheshire Taken By LifeStar To Hospital

    CHESHIRE — A injured hiker was taken to Hartford Hospital by LifeStar helicopter at Roaring Brook Falls Wednesday night, police said. Spencer Hackett, 20, suffered non-life threatening injuries after a fall from about 15 feet, police said....
  • American Legion Northeast Regional

    Location: Palmer Field, Middletown Dates: Thursday-Monday Connecticut teams: Cheshire, RCP (Rocky Hill, Cromwell and Portland), Middletown Other teams: Milford, Mass.; Central Falls, R.I.; Dover, N.H.; Bangor, Maine; Essex, Vt. Thursday schedule:...
  • Somers Campaigns As Outsider In Lieutenant Governor Race

    Somers Campaigns As Outsider In Lieutenant Governor Race
    Uttered at every campaign stop and imprinted on all of her volunteers' T-shirts is a word that Republican lieutenant governor candidate Heather Somers has used to define her campaign. Outsider. The former Groton mayor is heading to a primary Tuesday...