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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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  • Pete Postlethwaite dies at 64; actor was nominated for an Oscar for 'In the Name of the Father'

    Pete Postlethwaite dies at 64; actor was nominated for an Oscar for 'In the Name of the Father'
    When British actor Pete Postlethwaite was studying at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School in the 1970s, the head of the school predicted he would fare well as an actor but couldn't resist telling him that he had a face like a "stone archway." "It's all in...
  • Jurors: Connecticut man deserves to die for home invasion horror

     
    Home invasion case: Jurors announced today that a Connecticut parolee deserves to die for his role in a 2007 home invasion case that a mother and her young daughters dead and made national headlines because of its horrific cruelty....
  • 'Most hated' man in America gets death for home invasion horror

     
    Connecticut home invasion: It was a crime that shocked the nation: A deadly night of terror that began when two paroled burglers broke into a suburban home. One of the men was sentenced today to death....
  • 'The Voice' recap: The blind auditions are a wrap

     
    A recap of 'The Voice,' season 2, in which the blind auditions wrap up with Whitney Myer, Wade and others....
  • 2 British men sentenced for encouraging rioting on Facebook

     
    Two men have been sentenced to 4-years in jail for using Facebook to incite riots and civil unrest in the U.K.. The men, 20-year-old Jordan Blackshaw from Marston and 22-year-old Perry Sutcliffe-Keenan from Warrington, were arrested last week after days...
  • Ron Artest seeking more details on outstanding traffic warrants

     
    Ron Artest to seek more details on outstanding traffic warrants...
  • Ron Artest isn't Metta World Peace yet

     
    Ron Artest is still Ron Artest. Reporters were told Friday morning at Stanley Mosk Courthouse that Artest, who was petitioning to legally change his name to Metta World Peace, will not be able to do so right away. A court official said, "Ron has to...
  • Weekly retail roundup: American Apparel, 99 Cents Only, Macy's and more

     
    American Apparel Inc. said Friday that it had received a letter from the New York Stock Exchange granting the troubled Los Angeles company an extension to file its quarterly report till Nov. 15. Discount chain 99 Cents Only Stores Inc.......
  • Arizona towns to quarantine cats in response to rabies outbreak

     
    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — A persistent rabies outbreak has prompted a renewed cat quarantine in areas around Flagstaff through at least mid-September. The lockdown of domestic cats will allow health and wildlife officials to trap local wildlife and to disperse...
  • America's hometowns, found in New England

    America's hometowns, found in New England
    It's autumn in New England The days are getting shorter. Wood piles are stacked high. Geese are flying south, and Indian corn is hanging from the door. People in new L.L. Bean flannels stop their cars in the middle of the road snapping pictures or...
  • Halloween costumes making a big entrance in 2010

    Halloween costumes making a big entrance in 2010
    Ah, Halloween. The perfect escape from the humdrum of everyday fashion normality. For those who wait all year for the chance to cake on the makeup, dress like an '80s prom queen or change their names to Cullen or Compton and insert fangs, now is the...