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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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  • Insane 5Ks Are About So Much More Than The Running

    Insane 5Ks Are About So Much More Than The Running
    "Five, four, three, two..." yells the announcer, decked in bright socks and a colorful hat, to the crowd below him, ready to run the recent Color in Motion 5 at Rentschler Field. "...One!" At this signal, clouds of blue, purple, pink and orange fills...
  • Alice In Baseball Land

    Alice In Baseball Land
    In the classic story “Alice in Wonderland, the Cheshire Cat is illogical and nonsensical and yet, he’s a philosopher that seems to make sense, sort of, much like this whole stadium deal. Here’s some dialogue: Alice: But I don’t...
  • Once Again, UConn Needs To Attract State Football Players

    Once Again, UConn Needs To Attract State Football Players
    UConn football coach Bob Diaco said it's important that Connecticut high school coaches know he and his staff care about them. Connecticut is not a hotbed for BCS-level talent, and it might sound like a broken record, but UConn still needs to do a better...
  • New Britain High School Students Wins Award For Pinocchio Performance

    NEW BRITAIN - Student Julia Leitao of New Britain High School won a Halo Award for theater excellence, the school system reported. The awards are sponsored by the Seven Angels Theatre in Waterbury. On May 28, the school's production team along with 20...
  • Review: 'O, Africa!' by Andrew Lewis Conn

    Review: 'O, Africa!' by Andrew Lewis Conn
    Africa has long been a great arena in comic fiction for big-headed white guys to get their comeuppance. Think of Saul Bellow's great "Henderson the Rain King," in which the super-rich but grotesquely needy title character stumbles through encounters...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Classic Films At Bargain Prices All Summer At Southington Drive-In

    Classic Films At Bargain Prices All Summer At Southington Drive-In
    Southington Drive-In, at 935 Meriden-Waterbury Turnpike, starts a new summer season of fun weekend classic film events with the most iconic summer blockbuster ever: "Jaws" on Saturday, June 7. The drive-in charges $15 per carload, $10 for Southington...
  • 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...
  • U.S. Fed Hires Former Connecticut Insurance Chief To Oversee AIG, Prudential

    U.S. Fed Hires Former Connecticut Insurance Chief To Oversee AIG, Prudential
    Insurance companies large enough that their failure could disrupt the U.S. economy will face a familiar regulator as former Connecticut Insurance Commissioner Thomas R. Sullivan starts a newly created position next week at the U.S. Federal Reserve....