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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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  • Rawlings-Blake calls for release of Tyrone West autopsy report

    Rawlings-Blake calls for release of Tyrone West autopsy report
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake on Friday called on State's Attorney Gregg Bernstein to release as "expeditiously as possible" the autopsy report of a man who died in police custody months ago. "I write urging you to work expeditiously to provide the...
  • 'Silverbells' In Hamden

    'Silverbells' In Hamden
    Hamden Art League's Silverbells exhibit opens Wednesday, Dec. 18, with a reception from 7 to 9 p.m., and run until Tuesday, Jan. 7, at Miller Memorial Library Senior Center, 2901 Dixwell Ave. in Hamden. This is a postponement from the original date, Dec....
  • Wooster Square Exhibit Goes Beyond Pizza

    Wooster Square Exhibit Goes Beyond Pizza
    Betsy Fox lived in New Haven's Wooster Square neighborhood for two years, in the '80s. She considered it "a very liveable neighborhood" where there was always something interesting going on. However, it wasn't until she was asked to co-curate a...
  • Fix State's Criminal Justice Information System

    Fix State's Criminal Justice Information System
    Take the information collected by various state and local law enforcement bodies and other agencies. Find a way to share it securely among them. Use the combined knowledge to thwart crimes, from home invasions to mass killings to more mundane felonies....
  • Tyrone West autopsy report completed, but results withheld

    Tyrone West autopsy report completed, but results withheld
    The state medical examiner's office says the autopsy report for Tyrone West, who died in police custody during a traffic stop in July, has been completed after more than four months of investigation.  But results can't be shared as the criminal...
  • Matthew McConaughey's advice for a career McConaissance

    Matthew McConaughey's advice for a career McConaissance
    Matthew McConaughey likes to turn things over in his mind. And since we've just uncorked a good bottle of Pinot Noir at a corner table in the Beverly Hills Four Seasons bar ("We'll give that just a little air and we're good," he says in that musical Texas...
  • Whistle Blower Tells Of Threats, Retaliation In State Criminal Justice Project

    A state employee claims that she has suffered retaliation in the workplace for blowing the whistle on problems that have hampered development of a new, computerized criminal justice information system. Nance McCauley says she received a bad evaluation,...
  • 'Public Enemy' loses bid to send case to juvenile court

    'Public Enemy' loses bid to send case to juvenile court
    A lawyer for a teenager who police briefly dubbed Public Enemy No. 1 early this fall said his client does not deserve the label. Jamal Williams, 17, and another man are accused of shooting into a crowd of people at a party after getting into a dispute...
  • Film Review: 'Levitated Mass'

    Skillfully structured and highly entertaining, Doug Pray's docu chronicles the saga of Michael Heizer's monumental sculpture "Levitated Mass" from its conceptual inception in 1968 to the installation of a 340-ton boulder at the Los Angeles County Museum...
  • Dec. 8, 2013

    Dec. 8, 2013
    HONORABLE MENTIONS Grab the shotgun, we're going Christmas shopping! -- Al Bradley Do you hear what I hear? -- Shelly Oster, Orem, Utah Annie, get your gun. -- Peter Koiva, Columbia Put your clothes on, honey, the drones are back. -- Joseph Dieso,...
  • 'The Power of Pictures' at the Beinecke Offers a Walk Through Visual History

    'The Power of Pictures' at the Beinecke Offers a Walk Through Visual History
    Humans have been communicating using pictures for at least 40,000 years — far longer than they have with alphabets and language. Yale University's Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library has been in existence for only 50 of those years, but the...