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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

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  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Adolescente se declara no culpable por apuñalamiento de compañera de Milford; Abogados consideran defensa por locura

    Adolescente se declara no culpable por apuñalamiento de compañera de Milford; Abogados consideran defensa por locura
    Los abogados de Christopher Plaskon, el adolescente de la Escuela Superior Jonathan Law acusado de apuñalar mortalmente a su compañera Maren Sánchez, sentaron las bases el miércoles para una posible defensa por enajenación,para el joven de 17 años de...
  • 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...
  • PYT to stage steampunk "Alice in Wonderland"

     
    Students at Pennsylvania Youth Theatre will present the Lewis Carroll classic “Alice in Wonderland” reimagined in a steampunk setting at the IceHouse in Bethlehem. The show which opens Friday through May 18 will take the familiar characters of...
  • All-Courant Football Defensive Team

    The 2013 All-Courant high school football defense team package: Linemen Ian Dieli, Hand-Madison, Sr. Derek Hawkins, Bloomfield, Sr. Matt Houpert, Hall-West Hartford, Sr. Jayson Martin, Farmington, Sr. Zach Maxwell, Southington, Sr. Jonathan...
  • All-Courant Girls Volleyball Team

    The 2013 All-Courant high school girls volleyball team package: Hitters Jen Dawson, Morgan-Clinton, Jr. Casey Hunt, Granby, Jr. Krista Iacobucci, Rocky Hill, Sr. Cheyenne Orsi, Bristol Eastern, Sr. Jenna Rodjenski, Bristol Eastern, Sr. Caryn...
  • Our Area Schools Eligible For All-Courant Teams

    We consider 75 schools to be in our circulation area (players of the year and teams presented in this section are selected by The Courant's high school staff in conjunction with those associated with the sports): Avon High Bacon Academy, Colchester;...
  • Why don't police have voice mail?

    Why don't police have voice mail?
    When a rabbi in Northwest Baltimore reported a home break-in, a Baltimore police detective called him back to investigate. But it was Sabbath and by religious custom, he was not allowed to answer the phone. He let it go to voice mail. The next day he...
  • Cheshire's Jonny Orsini Wins Barnes Prize

    Cheshire's Jonny Orsini Wins Barnes Prize
    Cheshire’s JonnyOrsini is the winner of the fouth annual Clive Barnes Award in New York recently, presented by Tony Award winning director-choreographer Susan Stroman. He won for his performance in Broadway’s “The Nance.” He is...
  • Poet Kay Ryan recovering after her bicycle was hit by a car

    Kay Ryan, who served as United States poet laureate from 2008 until 2010 and won the 2011 Pulitzer Prize in poetry for her collection “The Best of It: New and Selected Poems,” is in a Marin County rehabilitation hospital after having been...