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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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  • Review: Diablo Cody's vision is far from 'Paradise'

    Review: Diablo Cody's vision is far from 'Paradise'
    For her first stint in the director's chair, "Juno" screenwriter Diablo Cody has concocted a modern-day "Alice Through the Looking Glass," with none of the danger or wit. "Paradise" follows a home-schooled, Jesus-loving Montana lass who loses her faith...
  • Baltimore prosecutors in elite unit held in contempt of court

    Baltimore prosecutors in elite unit held in contempt of court
    A Baltimore circuit judge held two city prosecutors in contempt of court after they arranged a lunch meeting between cooperating witnesses in a major murder trial, the state's attorney's office confirmed Tuesday. Kelly Madigan and LaRai Everett,...
  • 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,...
  • Convictions stricken in neighborhood watch beating case

    Convictions stricken in neighborhood watch beating case
    A Baltimore circuit judge on Tuesday struck the convictions of a neighborhood watchman who beat a teenager, saying at a brief hearing that he had complied well with the terms of his probation. Eliyahu Werdesheim, a former member of a Shomrim patrol in...
  • New Haven: The Sausage Capital of Connecticut

    New Haven: The Sausage Capital of Connecticut
    Sausage gets a bad rap. Everyone has heard the saying about politics and sausages, like there's something not pretty going on and you'd best look away until The Finished Product is neatly packaged. Well, for one thing, that old saw would have never caught...
  • Grandfather charged in child's death in hot car

    Grandfather charged in child's death in hot car
    A 55-year-old Baltimore man has been indicted by a grand jury on charges of involuntary manslaughter after his 16-month-old granddaughter was found dead in a hot truck in mid-July, police said. The charges filed in Baltimore against Anthony Jerome Towles...
  • Review: Alice takes another trip in promising 'Wonderland' on ABC

    It was Tim Burton's 2010 version of "Alice in Wonderland" that made the famously blue-frocked daydreamer a steampunk princess. Lewis Carroll's heroine was certainly adventuresome and tart-tongued, but Burton's film turned her action hero. This Alice...
  • A State Task Force Shows Eyewitness Testimony As Very Unreliable

    A State Task Force Shows Eyewitness Testimony As Very Unreliable
    In the last couple of years, Connecticut dramatically changed the way it handles eyewitness testimony. Research has raised doubts about the accuracy of eyewitnesses. Police are more cautious and prosecutors more wary of basing cases on one person's...
  • McNamara's picks: 'Grimm,' 'Bones,' 'Dancing on the Edge'

    "Grimm." Witches, evil queens, fairytale favorites, Cheshire cats and Ichabod Crane -- it's a good year to be a fantasy fan with a flat-screen. This week NBC's terrific and trendsetting "Grimm" returns with its tantalizing mix of fantastic folklore and...
  • Moving In: Building A New Home In Cheshire's Castle Heights 55+ Community

    Moving In: Building A New Home In Cheshire's Castle Heights 55+ Community
    Paula Klingerman fell in love with Africa during her first safari, so when her travel agent organized another one, she jumped at the chance — on the condition that the agent find her a tent mate prior to the trip. "I didn't want to have another...
  • Prosecutors re-file sex assault charges dropped six years ago

    Prosecutors re-file sex assault charges dropped six years ago
    Baltimore prosecutors have resurrected charges dropped six years ago against a convicted sex offender, a rare move that comes as the man's latest trial is set to begin after a series of acquittals on recent accusations. Nelson Bernard Clifford, who...