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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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  • 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....
  • Baltimore officer charged with sexual abuse in Howard Co.

    Baltimore officer charged with sexual abuse in Howard Co.
    A Baltimore police officer was arrested Wednesday in Howard County and charged with sexual abuse and solicitation of a minor, county police said. Charles Hagee, 44, of the 8800 block of Goose Landing Circle in Columbia, was arrested after police say he...
  • Officer found rat on car after assisting probe of colleagues

    Officer found rat on car after assisting probe of colleagues
    It was a dead rat the detective found on his windshield of his Toyota Corolla on a fall morning, the corpse peeking out from under the windshield wiper — a sign, he thought, that his colleagues in the department saw him as a snitch. Detective...
  • Charges dropped against officer accused in beating

    Prosecutors have dropped charges against a Baltimore police officer accused in an attack on a young man, and the officer's attorney says he has returned to work. The Baltimore state's attorney's office charged Officer Robert W. Mitchell with second-...
  • Obama Urges Increase In Minimum Wage At Rally

    Obama Urges Increase In Minimum Wage At Rally
    NEW BRITAIN — In a campaign-style event, President Barack Obama made a rousing appeal for a higher minimum wage Wednesday at a packed pep rally at Central Connecticut State University, saying that it was "time to give America a raise." That...
  • Hopkins doctor's files included 1,200 videos, images of patients undressed

    Hopkins doctor's files included 1,200 videos, images of patients undressed
    The Johns Hopkins gynecologist suspected of surreptitiously recording patients had more than 1,200 video clips and images depicting them in states of undress, according to prosecutors, a collection investigators believe he amassed over the course of eight...
  • HBO Documentary Films Seizes 'Newburgh Sting' Before Its Tribeca Premiere

    HBO Documentary Films has picked up doc "The Newburgh Sting" ahead of the movie's world premiere at the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival. Film by Kate Davis and David Heilbroner -- the duo behind docs "Southern Comfort," "The Stonewall Uprising" and "The...
  • Md.'s marijuana laws leave unanswered questions

    Md.'s marijuana laws leave unanswered questions
    Now that the state's medical marijuana program has been revived, officials say it will take about 15 months for the first patients to buy the drug legally in Maryland. Shannon Moore hopes her twin sons survive. Her 3-year-olds, Nicolas and Byron,...
  • Baltimore County toughens approach on animal abuse

    A young mixed pug named Pup was shot once through the heart with a BB rifle in the backyard of his Dundalk home and died on the back porch as his owner's daughter held him in a towel. The incident in November 2012 led to the arrest of Lex L. Shifflett,...
  • Eat, then drink, and be merry

    Eat, then drink, and be merry
    It was not "Mad Men" protagonist Don Draper's name or profession that viewers learned first. It was his drink of choice: "Do this again — old-fashioned, please." Whether meeting clients or dining with his wife, Megan, that's what the advertising...