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WallingfordCT.com is an aggregated news and information website that provides info from around the town of Wallingford, CT including from the town government, local news organizations, blogs and social media:

This site was originally created by a Wallingford resident, Tim Dineen, more than 15 years ago and is intended as a source for news and information about the town of Wallingford, Connecticut. This site hosted the first "official" website for the town, a volunteer effort at the time back in 1997, and has been revised to focus on the compilation of Wallingford news from various sources including journalistic news as well as news from social media.

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Record-Journal: Good morning everybody! Looks like the storm continues, but we may not be gettin...
1/27/15 7:05 AM
Good morning everybody! Looks like the storm continues, but we may not be getting as many inches of snow as initially anticipated. We will have more updates soon, but please let us know how you fared. Feel free to upload any photos of the storm to our page! MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT ...

CT News Junkie: OP-ED | Health Insurers Watch Profits Soar As They Dump Small Business Customers
1/27/15 5:29 AM
Several million previously uninsured Americans now have coverage because of Obamacare, but it could be argued that the people who have benefited most from the law—at least financially—are the top executives and shareholders of the country’s health insurance companies....

Record-Journal: The heaviest snow and fiercest winds will hit tomorrow morning. Stay tuned for u...
1/27/15 12:00 AM
The heaviest snow and fiercest winds will hit tomorrow morning. Stay tuned for updates on power outages, the travel ban and other information you'll need....

Record-Journal: After Maloney defeated Platt by 70 points in basketball last week, one person wr...
1/26/15 9:30 PM
After Maloney defeated Platt by 70 points in basketball last week, one person wrote to the Record-Journal questioning coach Howie Hewitt's sportsmanship. Should Hewitt have slowed down Maloney's scoring or was it Platt's fault for not keeping up? What are your thoughts? MyRe...

Record-Journal: Southington's Ruby Tuesday will close at the end of the week according to town o...
1/26/15 8:45 PM
Southington's Ruby Tuesday will close at the end of the week according to town officials. In its place will be an IHOP. Are you excited about the new IHOP or would you prefer Ruby Tuesday? MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | Southington Ruby Tuesday closes abruptly, to be replaced by...

Record-Journal: From thundersnow to digging out of this mess tomorrow, here are seven things you...
1/26/15 8:00 PM
From thundersnow to digging out of this mess tomorrow, here are seven things you should know about this storm. Are you properly prepared for the blizzard? MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | 7 things you need to know about the snowstorm www.myrecordjournal.com The Record-Journal is a loc...

Record-Journal: Firefighters battled a fire at Southington restaurant Close Harbour Seafood Mond...
1/26/15 7:20 PM
Firefighters battled a fire at Southington restaurant Close Harbour Seafood Monday afternoon. Photo courtesy of Scott Boccio MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | Firefighters battle blaze at Southington eatery www.myrecordjournal.com The Record-Journal is a local print and digital daily n...

Record-Journal: We have been updating information throughout the day, but here is the latest for...
1/26/15 6:45 PM
We have been updating information throughout the day, but here is the latest forecast, the update on parking bans, where to find shelter if you need it and more. Are you worried about the snowstorm's impact? MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | Driving ban, 30 inches of snow, 'ex...

Record-Journal: A couple weeks ago celebrities received gift bags at the Golden Globes filled wi...
1/26/15 5:30 PM
A couple weeks ago celebrities received gift bags at the Golden Globes filled with handmade items across the country. Among the items was lavender soap made by a Meriden resident. MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | Golden Globe gift bags included soap made in Meriden www.myrecordjournal.co...

Record-Journal: The family of Connor Reed, a Wallingford teenager known in the area for his batt...
1/26/15 4:45 PM
The family of Connor Reed, a Wallingford teenager known in the area for his battle with a debilitating disease, was displaced by a fire in their Chapel Street home Monday afternoon. MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | Six displaced by fire on Chapel Street in Wallingford www.myrecordjournal...

CT News Junkie: Nonpartisan Analysts: 2015 Budget Is Just Shy of Deficit Mitigation
1/26/15 4:41 PM
The legislature’s nonpartisan Office of Fiscal Analysis estimated Monday that the 2015 budget deficit is about $3.7 million shy of requiring Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to issue a deficit mitigation plan to the General Assembly....

Record-Journal: A veteran Middlefield police officer accused of falsifying a police report is wo...
1/26/15 3:42 PM
A veteran Middlefield police officer accused of falsifying a police report is working with the town on a separation agreement. The officer, who is on paid leave, is accused of filing a false report that said his personal vehicle was damaged in a collision with a deer. MyRecordJournal.com | M...

CT News Junkie: Linemen Express No Confidence In Utility Before Storm
1/26/15 2:59 PM
A union representing utility workers called attention to their vote of no confidence in Connecticut Light & Power and Yankee Gas Monday as residents around the state braced for an expected blizzard....

Record-Journal: Meriden to open emergency shelter at the Meriden Senior Center at 6 p.m. Monday...
1/26/15 2:42 PM
Meriden to open emergency shelter at the Meriden Senior Center at 6 p.m. Monday through noon on Wednesday. More details below: MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | Blizzard bringing up to 30 inches of snow, driving ban... www.myrecordjournal.com The Record-Journal is a local print and digita...

Record-Journal: You can access the Record-Journal website and our e-edition for FREE via MyRecor...
1/26/15 2:33 PM
You can access the Record-Journal website and our e-edition for FREE via MyRecordJournal.com throughout the storm. We will be updating the website throughout and following the storm. Please understand that due to conditions, print delivery may be delayed for up to 24-36 hours for Tuesday's an...

CT News Junkie: State Adds Jobs In December
1/26/15 2:02 PM
A new report from the Connecticut Department of Labor shows that the state added 4,800 positions in December 2014 and more importantly is just 22,800 jobs away from a full recovery....

Record-Journal: Ready for the snow? Here are some things you need to know about blizzards, trave...
1/26/15 1:24 PM
Ready for the snow? Here are some things you need to know about blizzards, traveling and what the region might see in the next 36 hours. MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | What you need to know about the snow headed to the Northeast www.myrecordjournal.com The Record-Journal is a local pri...

Wallingford Public Library: Library Closing
1/26/15 12:51 PM
The Library will close at 4:00 p.m. today, Monday, January 26th and will remain closed on Tuesday, January 27th due to inclement weather....

Wallingford Public Library: Knit @ WPL
1/26/15 12:47 PM
Tuesday, February 3rd & Tuesday, February 17th, 6:00-7:30 p.m. in the Board Room Knit @ WPL is an informal, relaxed gathering open to all. Looking for someone to knit with? To teach or learn from? Beginners always welcome. Open to all ages 12-112! All materials provided. The group meets the f...

Record-Journal: Here's the latest: Travel ban to begin tonight at 9 p.m., power outages are expe...
1/26/15 12:04 PM
Here's the latest: Travel ban to begin tonight at 9 p.m., power outages are expected and more than two feet of snow is possible. MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | Blizzard bringing up to 30 inches of snow, driving ban... www.myrecordjournal.com The Record-Journal is a local print and...

CT News Junkie: Malloy Issues Travel Ban, Connecticut Braces For Storm
1/26/15 11:28 AM
(Updated 6 p.m.) Gov. Dannel P. Malloy warned residents Monday that the storm headed for the state has the potential to be the largest winter storm the state has seen since February 2013....

Record-Journal: Some area schools districts have announced closures for Tuesday.
1/26/15 11:24 AM
Some area schools districts have announced closures for Tuesday. MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | Area schools closed Tuesday in advance of winter storm www.myrecordjournal.com The Record-Journal is a local print and digital daily newspaper covering local news, sports and community news ...

Record-Journal: At least one person was hospitalized this morning after two cars collided on Rou...
1/26/15 9:29 AM
At least one person was hospitalized this morning after two cars collided on Route 5 in the area. Traffic was slow throughout the area. MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | At least one hospitalized in Rt. 5 crash in Wallingford www.myrecordjournal.com The Record-Journal is a local print and...

Record-Journal: OK, let's take our minds off the impending snow for a few minutes and take the t...
1/26/15 7:30 AM
OK, let's take our minds off the impending snow for a few minutes and take the time to check out this local alpaca farmer. Despite many struggling in the alpaca farming, Linda Hettrick and her Cheshire farm are doing well. The Cheshire Citizen | Cheshire, CT | Cheshire woman’s alpaca farm...

Record-Journal: Area schools are closing early today and snow will begin this afternoon. By the...
1/26/15 6:15 AM
Area schools are closing early today and snow will begin this afternoon. By the time the snow finishes falling, it is expected up to 30 inches of snow will be on the ground. Excited for the snow or not looking forward to it? MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | Expected storm could bring u...

CT News Junkie: November Turnover Boosts Connecticut’s Seniority in U.S. Senate
1/26/15 5:30 AM
Six retirements and a Republican wave that ousted five incumbents in November cost Connecticut its place with the majority party in Washington. But the turnover has lifted up Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy from their previous standings near the bottom of the seniority list in the U.S. S...

CT News Junkie: CL&P Says It’s Prepared For The Storm
1/25/15 9:40 PM
Connecticut Light & Power started calling its customers Sunday evening to let them know they are prepared for the blizzard expected to bring up to 36 inches of snow and 35 mph to 45 mph winds to Connecticut between Monday and Tuesday. —More info on the storm from AccuWeather.com...

Record-Journal: Snow is on the way and school districts in the area have already announced they...
1/25/15 9:25 PM
Snow is on the way and school districts in the area have already announced they will be dismissing early on Monday. MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | Area school districts announce early dismissals for Monday www.myrecordjournal.com The Record-Journal is a local print and digital daily ne...

Record-Journal: Hundreds of runners, walkers and hikers gathered Sunday morning at Hubbard Park...
1/25/15 9:14 PM
Hundreds of runners, walkers and hikers gathered Sunday morning at Hubbard Park with the common goal of ascending East Peak as part of the 46th annual Bernie Jurale Tradition Run, and the payoff was pristine views of freshly snow-frosted trees along Tower Road. MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden,...

Record-Journal: City officials in Meriden have been cleared of any wrongdoing by a recent ruling...
1/25/15 7:04 PM
City officials in Meriden have been cleared of any wrongdoing by a recent ruling in a lawsuit over a city business’ attempts to develop a property on Cathole Mountain. A Superior Court judge ruled in favor of the city after the lawsuit carried on for seven years. Do you agree with the court'...

Wallingford Town Government Website: DPH Warns Against Carbon Monoxide Poisoning - Department of Health
1/25/15 7:00 PM
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Wallingford Town Government Website: Winter Storm Preparedness Checklist - Department of Health
1/25/15 7:00 PM
Preparing for the next winter storm - 3 days, 3 ways....

Record-Journal: A bill before Connecticut’s General Assembly attempts to ensure local zoning off...
1/25/15 6:05 PM
A bill before Connecticut’s General Assembly attempts to ensure local zoning officials can take action when a neighbor puts up a tall fence or hedge out of spite. Should you have the right to plant a shrub out of spite? MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | Connecticut bill attempts to comb...

Record-Journal: While families in need can turn to Master’s Manna for clothing and food, home re...
1/25/15 4:50 PM
While families in need can turn to Master’s Manna for clothing and food, home repairs are a different story. However, a Wallingford business looking to give back wants to pool community resources and find workers to help fix homes for free. Is this something Wallingford needs? MyRecordJour...

Record-Journal: A 23-year-old Connecticut man has been arrested after authorities say he crashed...
1/25/15 3:45 PM
A 23-year-old Connecticut man has been arrested after authorities say he crashed his car into a vacant house in Westbrook and started a fire. MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | Car crashes into vacant Connecticut house, starts fire www.myrecordjournal.com The Record-Journal is a local prin...

CT News Junkie: Blumenthal, Murphy Tackle Women’s Health
1/25/15 3:22 PM
U.S. Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy are going on offense with the reintroduction of the Women’s Health Protection Act, seeking to put a stop to restrictive laws against women’s health care providers at the state level....

Record-Journal: Columnist Glenn Richter weighs in on the Meriden City Council's approach to fixi...
1/25/15 2:47 PM
Columnist Glenn Richter weighs in on the Meriden City Council's approach to fixing sidewalks. "Finally! An issue emerges on which both of the warring factions up at City Hall (not the Hatfields and the McCoys, not the Crips and the Bloods, not the Capulets and the Montagues, but the Dem...

Record-Journal: Former Meriden business owner and sportsman George Hamrah and one-time Maloney H...
1/25/15 1:30 PM
Former Meriden business owner and sportsman George Hamrah and one-time Maloney High athlete and Wilcox Tech coach Rob Janiga have been selected as this year’s Sportsmen of Distinction and will be honored at the 34th annual Meriden Sports Reunion Dinner at the Elks Club March 24. MyRecordJourn...

Record-Journal: Starting tomorrow a winter storm is expected to last for 36 hours and blanket th...
1/25/15 12:14 PM
Starting tomorrow a winter storm is expected to last for 36 hours and blanket the area with up to two feet of snow. Police urge residents to stock up on supplies and stay off the roads. How are you preparing for the storm? MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | Storm could bring two feet of...

Record-Journal: Managing Editor Eric Cotton discusses public safety downtown after vandals in Wa...
1/25/15 10:32 AM
Managing Editor Eric Cotton discusses public safety downtown after vandals in Wallingford last week spray painted several locations including writing "Hail Satan" on a 100-year-old church. What do you think should be done to make downtown safer? MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, C...

CT News Junkie: New York Times Writer Charles M. Blow ‘Fuming’ That Son Was Detained By Yale Police
1/25/15 10:27 AM
NEW HAVEN — New York Times op-ed columnist Charles M. Blow claims in a tweet that his son, who is black and a Chemistry major at Yale University was “accosted” at “gunpoint” Saturday night by university police who thought he was a suspect....

Record-Journal: Thousands are getting fit through CrossFit, an intense strength and conditioning...
1/25/15 9:09 AM
Thousands are getting fit through CrossFit, an intense strength and conditioning program combining cardio, weightlifting, gymnastics and rowing. Check out our video of some of the most intense exercises including tire flips, handstand walks and dumbbell snatches. Have you tried any of these high...

Wallingford Town Government Website: Government Channel Program Schedule - Week of January 26
1/24/15 7:00 PM
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Bob Swick's Blog: The Harsh Malloy Cuts Round II
1/24/15 3:33 AM
Here they come Hartford's Omnipotent One Party Rule and Dannel Malloy's cuts to the state budget.  How about more cuts to social service programs that help disabled Connecticut citizens?  That is the essence of these cuts.  In showing their strength and fears of taxpayers backlash,&nb...

Wallingford Public Library: Friday Night Flicks Presents: The Boxtrolls
1/23/15 7:14 PM
Friday, January 30th at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room In the village of Cheesebridge, a Victorian-era berg obsessed with wealth, class and stinky fine cheeses, Eggs, a young orphan boy raised by the Boxtrolls, a lovable group of underground cave-dwelling trash collectors, tries to save his frie...

CT News Junkie: Second Round Budget Cuts Hits Disabled Hardest
1/23/15 4:21 PM
A state agency serving developmentally disabled people took the biggest hit in a round of budget cuts released Friday by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s administration, which called for $31.5 million in rescissions to reduce a $121 million deficit....

Wallingford Public School System: Dag Dance Team Competition Reschedued to January 31
1/22/15 7:57 AM
Dag's Dance Team's will be competing in the "Dancing in the Woods 2015" event in Beacon Falls.  It will be held on January 31 instead of the orignal date.  The times on the 31st will be the same as listed in the flyer for the original date.  Click here for details....

Wallingford Public Library: Design Your Own Snowflakes
1/21/15 12:38 PM
Thursday, January 29th, 6:00-7:00 p.m. in the Collins Room Do you have the desire to deck the halls with everything from Darth Vader to Olaf the Snowman? Then boy, do we have the perfect winter craft project for you! Come and grab some paper, a pair of scissors, and create traditional snowflak...

Bob Swick's Blog: What Is The Point? I Could Write About?
1/17/15 3:25 AM
I do not know what is the point? I could write more about the Dannel Malloy and Hartford's Omnipotent One Party Rule continuing, never-ending budget deficits.  These are the same deficits that did not exist during the campaign according to Dannel Malloy and Hartford's Omnipotent One Party Rule....

Wallingford Public School System: Council and mayor react to Wallingford school spending plan
1/16/15 10:54 AM
Town Officials say it's too early to say where they stand on the proposed overall education budget for 2015 - 2016. Some Town Council members say they want to see an all-day kindergarten program funded, while others remain unsure....

Wallingford Public School System: Menzo request 99.6M budget
1/16/15 10:43 AM
School Superintendent Dr. Salvatore Menzo presented his 99.6M budget for 2015-2016 school year to the Board of Education operations committee Wednesday night. The proposal contains an increase of $5.8 million or 6.1 per cent over school's system current $939 million budget...

Wallingford Public School System: Central Office News- January 16, 2015
1/16/15 6:21 AM
Click here to see the latest news from the Information Technology Department....

Wallingford Public School System: Dr. Menzo's Quote of the Week
1/15/15 4:50 PM
"Genius is the ability to renew one's emotions in daily experience." Paul Cezanne...

Wallingford Town Government Website: Compost Center Now Closed - Reopens Mid-March
1/14/15 7:00 PM
CLOSED Friday, January 16, 2015; REOPEN Monday, March 16, 2015...

Wallingford Wired: For Rent: 174 Woodland St Unit D, Meriden CT 06451
1/12/15 1:20 PM
Beautiful 2 bedroom home for rent in Meriden, CT ! Home Photos Local Schools FOR RENT Patricia Harriman Harriman Real Estate LLC 203-672-4499 Questions? Schedule a Showing! 174 Woodland St Meriden, CT 06451 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms : 2 ( 1 full, 1 half ) List Price: $1,400 Living Area Approx : 1178 You...

Bob Swick's Blog: Skeptical-The Malloy Plan-More Taxes, New Tolls, More Taken Off Budget and Hidden From Taxpayers View
1/10/15 2:54 AM
Skeptical.  Would Tom Foley have made a better Governor than Danell Malloy?  I am certain he would have.  I am skeptical of the Malloy "Plan" that Mrs. Malloy alluded to in her recent attack on Tom Foley. I am skeptical of the Malloy "Plan" as we still have not seen a coherent "Plan" ...

Wallingford Wired: Harriman Real Estate LLC Announces Annual Agent Awards
1/9/15 8:04 PM
2014 was an amazing year for us here at Harriman Real Estate: we opened our brick and mortar office in January; we increased the size of our little “family” grew by over 60%; overall performance was up by more than 25%; and we honored our community by featuring six local artists on our “Wallingford ...

Wallingford Wired: 2nd Annual CT Winter Wine Trail
1/8/15 4:15 PM
2nd Annual CT Winter Wine Trail If you’re like us, you enjoy a nice glass of wine. And, you’ve probably made your way around the state to many of Connecticut’s vineyards and sampled their offerings. You might even have participated in the passport program of the CT Wine Trail, tryi...

Bob Swick's Blog: Hartford's Spoils System Continues Unchecked
1/3/15 3:28 AM
From my last post on 12/27/14 I mentioned the enormous raises that Dannel Malloy is giving a small minority of his political inner circle using taxpayers monies.  In a year of supposed fiscal restraint who cares about this $1.4 million dollars of taxpayers monies other than the taxpayers whose ...

Wallingford Wired: Documents Required for a Mortgage Application
1/2/15 9:01 PM
Most people who have bought a home will attest to the fact that the process can be stressful; finding the right home, negotiating contracts and counting the days until closing can all try the patience of the best of us. Another facet of the home buying process that is critical to get right is the [....

Wallingford Town Government Website: Tax Payments: Second Installment and Supplemental Motor Vehicle
12/30/14 7:00 PM
TAXES DUE: JANUARY 1, 2015 Final Date for Payment: February 2, 2015....

Bob Swick's Blog: 2015-The Year Of Higher Salaries For Connecticut Commissioners 2015-The Year Of More Fiscal Mismanagement
12/27/14 3:47 AM
2015 is around the corner.  I wrote about many different ways that Connecticut and Hartford's Omnipotent One Party Rule have misappropriated money, lost money and in general did a rather poor job in spending taxpayers monies.  Their reward was reelection in most cases.  Thus we as tax...

Wallingford Town Government Website: Winter Health & Fitness Programs - Department of Parks & Recreation
12/17/14 7:00 PM
Department of Parks & Recreation Guide to Health and Fitness Programs for Winter 2015....

Bob Swick's Blog: Malloy Owns It Or Do Connecticut Taxpayers Own It?
12/17/14 3:49 PM
He owns it now.  Dannel P. Malloy says he's righted the ship and is ready to set a new course-12/17 Ct Mirror.  Governor Malloy has stated It took him awhile but Connecticut is now on the right track.  What right track?  The track of probably pushing more spending off budget ...

Wallingford Town Government Website: Town Planner Announces New “Drop-In” Office Hours
12/14/14 7:00 PM
Starts December 15, 2014...

Wallingford Town Government Website: Voter Registration Updates - On-line Options Available
12/14/14 7:00 PM
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Bob Swick's Blog: Do Legal Citizens and Taxpayers of Connecticut Have Any Rights?
12/3/14 2:57 AM
Just curious if legal citizens and taxpayers of Connecticut have any rights?  Do we have any protections based upon law and the Constitution of the state of Connecticut which protect us?  Or are we now legally bound economic serfs to an omnipotent state government which at its own whim can...

Wallingford Wired: Christmas Tree Farms in Connecticut
11/25/14 11:27 AM
Thanksgiving will soon come and go, leaving in its wake the obligatory 100 pounds of leftovers, bulging waistlines, and a run on Pepto-Bismol® at the local grocery store. But the holiday season has just begun, and Christmas is fast approaching. Do you have your tree up yet? Christmas trees are a tou...

Wallingford Town Government Website: Town Issues Reminder on Clearing Sidewalks of Snow and Ice
11/24/14 7:00 PM
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Jason Zandri's Wallingford Politico Blog: Town of Wallingford Contacts 2014 - 2015
11/23/14 5:58 AM
While this information is located in numerous different places we are posting it here so that there is a singular place to have it. Town of Wallingford Contacts 2014 - 2015. This information includes all the phone numbers, email addresses, and postal mail information for the Mayor’s of...

Wallingford Wired: Wallingford Fire Displaces 22 Residents, Gift Cards Needed
11/22/14 12:44 PM
Yesterday was a beautiful, sunny day in Wallingford for most of us. However, for 22 of our fellow residents, the day was far from pleasant. A fire at a three family home on South Whittlesey Avenue which started just before 8AM Friday morning caused extensive damage to the third floor and the residen...

Bob Swick's Blog: The Malloy Deficit-Or When A Deficit Is Not A Deficit
11/18/14 12:57 PM
Confusion.  When is a deficit not a deficit?  When Dan Malloy is running for reelection along with Hartford's Omnipotent One Party Rule.  The Governor who apparently cruised to reelection making up campaign laws as he went along won by a whopping 25,000 votes in an election where over...

Wallingford Wired: Wallingford Seasons of Celebration 2014
11/17/14 11:27 AM
Wallingford Seasons of Celebration 2014 If anyone had any doubts about whether or not the holidays have arrived, let me put them to rest. Of course, Thanksgiving will soon be here in all it’s basted, browned, bubbly glory, and the holiday craft fairs are in full swing. But another upcoming event is ...

Wallingford Wired: Wallingford Holiday Stroll 2014
11/17/14 9:52 AM
Wallingford Holiday Stroll 2014 Where does the time go?? It seems like just yesterday it was Summer and we were basking in the warmth of the long days, and Thanksgiving and Christmas seemed a long way off. Now here it is November, Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and Christmas is so close yo...

Wallingford Wired: Support Wallingford Businesses on Small Business Saturday 2014
11/12/14 12:04 PM
Support Wallingford Businesses on Small Business Saturday 2014 Thanksgiving is quickly approaching, and once the turkey and stuffing and pies are all gone everyone’s attention will turn to those two other days that signal the start of the frantic madness that is the Holiday Shopping Season: Black Fr...

Bob Swick's Blog: Happy Veterans Day
11/11/14 3:47 AM
I want to wish all Veterans a Happy and Peaceful Veterans Day on Tuesday. We can reflect on the great sacrifices our military men and women make each day without ego nor fan fare to help keep our country safe from world wide threats. We can also reflect on all of the men and women who gave their liv...

Wallingford Wired: Veterans Day Brings Free Meals for Veterans
11/10/14 9:10 PM
Tuesday, November 11th marks Veterans Day, a day we have set aside to honor all the brave men and women who have served our country in the Armed Forces. Being a veteran myself, I am proud to have served my country and give my sincere appreciation to all my brothers and sisters in arms for [...] Ve...

Bob Swick's Blog: Sunday's Thoughts About Election Day-Vote Republican
11/2/14 12:27 AM
In Connecticut there seems to be two worlds, one of economic reality and one of economic fantasy during this election.  The economic reality is being shown by Republican candidates especially for those brave individuals who are running for State Representative and State Senator.  For examp...

Bob Swick's Blog: "What Does Governor Malloy’s Connecticut Look Like?” Read down for more…
10/28/14 12:58 AM
My daughter recently received a political mailing by Connecticut Forward even though she no longer lives in Connecticut and has not voted here in Connecticut for years that states: “What Does Tom Foley’s Connecticut Look Like?  See Inside For More…” It is interesting to note that Connecticut ...

Jason Zandri's Wallingford Politico Blog: VIDEO – Forum 85th Assembly Debate 10 22 2014
10/26/14 7:09 PM
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Jason Zandri's Wallingford Politico Blog: VIDEO – Forum 34th District Senatorial Debate 10 22 2014
10/25/14 3:11 AM
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Jason Zandri's Wallingford Politico Blog: VIDEO - Forum 86th Assembly District 10 22 2014
10/25/14 3:10 AM
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Bob Swick's Blog: Why Is Connecticut An Economic Mess?
10/24/14 1:31 AM
I have some thoughts as to why I feel along with many of my students and readers as to why Connecticut is an economic mess.  There has been a steady decline in many areas of our state economy for many years now.  Blame has been pointed from one politician to another.  In this 2014 ele...

Jason Zandri's Wallingford Politico Blog: Secretary of the State Urges Connecticut Voters to Familiarize Themselves with the Ballots for Their City or Town
10/22/14 4:57 AM
Denise W. Merrill Secretary of the State Connecticut For Immediate Release: For more information: October 22, 2014                             &...

Wallingford Town Government Website: Report a Failed Street Light
10/19/14 7:00 PM
Electric Division urges residents to report failed street lights....

Jason Zandri's Wallingford Politico Blog: COMMENTS follow up from Louisiana governor stumps for Foley post in Wallingford Political Discussion
10/19/14 6:59 AM
We had a post over in our Wallingford News and Information group on Facebook that generated some conversation that was better suited for our Wallingford Political Discussion group. Wanting to preserve the original comments, I screen captured them all and put them into the comments section of the Wa...

Bob Swick's Blog: Why Campaign Finance Laws Are Made To Be Disregarded By Hartford's Omnipotent One Party Rule
10/18/14 2:32 AM
Apparently campaign finance laws here in Connecticut are made to be broken by Hartford's Omnipotent One Party Rule and meant to be followed by Connecticut Republicans.  The Malloy mailer which was sent out using the state Democrats Federal campaign funds account is currently illegal according t...

Wallingford Town Government Website: Ebola Community Awareness - Department of Health
10/16/14 7:00 PM
News release from the Department of Health regarding the Ebola Virus....

Bob Swick's Blog: So What Has Hartford’s Omnipotent One Party Rule Done For You Lately?
10/14/14 2:24 PM
Just curious? So what has Hartford’s Omnipotent One Party Rule done for you lately? Have they lowered your taxes?   What do you mean they raised them? Have they made Connecticut more business friendly? What do you mean you want to move your business out-of-state? Have they addressed why th...

Bob Swick's Blog: Will Connecticut Voters Wake Up?
10/8/14 3:05 PM
Will Connecticut voters wake up on November 4 th ?   Will they wake up and go to their local polling places and vote?   Will Connecticut voters make a change in our stale and economically inept government? Can they?   Do they understand the current road to economic ruin that Conne...

Wallingford Town Government Website: Public Safety Notice - Tyler Mill Conservation/Recreation Area
10/5/14 7:00 PM
Use of Tyler Mill Conservation and Recreation Area during HUNTING SEASON (October - February)...

Bob Swick's Blog: Tim Herbst For Connecticut State Treasurer-Why Won't Denise Nappier Debate? Why?
10/1/14 2:03 AM
Why won't State Treasurer Denise Nappier engage in a debate with Republican State Treasurer  Tim Herbst?  Don't we as taxpayers deserve it? We actually have a race here in Connecticut for the under ticket positions in November.  The State Treasurer position is the subject of an intens...

Wallingford Town Government Website: Learn about the benefits of commuting - visit CT rides
9/30/14 7:00 PM
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Wallingford Town Government Website: Healthy Kids Drink Tap Water Poster Contest
9/24/14 7:00 PM
Open to all 5th Graders; all entries due no later than November 14, 2014...

Bob Swick's Blog: Oops! We're Out Of Money!
9/24/14 1:50 AM
No big deal we are out of money.  Oops!  You may think I am talking about the $17 Trillion dollar National Debt or possibly Connecticut's future 2014-15 budget deficit of $3 to $4 Billion dollars or even Connecticut's long term $80 Billion dollar debt. No I am talking about Connecticut Inn...

Bob Swick's Blog: The Economic Incoherency Of Connecticut
9/17/14 1:48 AM
I do not want to use the word stupid.  But in my economic opinion we have an incoherent irrational economic plan and policy in Connecticut in 2014.  And we have had this plan and policy for years now especially since 2011 when we had the largest tax increase in the state’s history and now ...

Bob Swick's Blog: Frank Apuzzo For State Representative In Wallingford's 85th District
9/9/14 1:38 PM
Frank Apuzzo is running for State Representative in the 85 th District that is in Wallingford.   He is running against one of the most entrenched Representatives of Hartford’s Omnipotent One Party Rule –Incumbent Mary Mushinsky.   She has been in office since 1981 voting for every major ...

Bob Swick's Blog: Maybe Dan Malloy Destroys Jobs? How high is Connecticut's unemployment rate?
9/3/14 9:11 AM
How high is Connecticut's unemployment rate?  What is the true rate of unemployment when we no longer count those individuals who are still out-of-work and are no longer collecting unemployment benefits in this percentage?   Wouldn't the Malloy true unemployment rate be much higher than wh...

Wallingford Town Government Website: Vehicle Registration: New Wallingford Residents
8/31/14 7:00 PM
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Wallingford Patch: Fire Displaces Family of Six in Wallingford http://ow.ly/2TUevn
1/26/15 11:01 PM
Fire Displaces Family of Six in Wallingford http://ow.ly/2TUevn Fire Displaces Family of Six in Wallingford patch.com The fire occurred on Chapel Street Monday afternoon....

Wallingford Patch: Wallingford's Hour-By-Hour Blizzard Forecast http://ow.ly/2TTnPs
1/26/15 4:02 PM
Wallingford's Hour-By-Hour Blizzard Forecast http://ow.ly/2TTnPs Wallingford's Hour-By-Hour Blizzard Forecast patch.com Find out when the snow (the real snow) is set to begin and when it will turn into a blizzard....

Wallingford Public Library: The Library will close at 4:00 p.m. today, Monday, January 26th and will remain...
1/26/15 12:52 PM
The Library will close at 4:00 p.m. today, Monday, January 26th and will remain closed on Tuesday, January 27th due to inclement weather....

Wallingford Patch: Wallingford Public School System Makes Decision for Tuesday http://ow.ly/2TSIy0
1/26/15 12:02 PM
Wallingford Public School System Makes Decision for Tuesday http://ow.ly/2TSIy0 Wallingford Public School System Makes Decision for Tuesday patch.com A blizzard warning remains in effect until midnight Tuesday....

Wallingford Public Schools: Wallingford Public Schools will be closed Tuesday, January 27, 2015. #wpschools
1/26/15 11:17 AM
Wallingford Public Schools will be closed Tuesday, January 27, 2015. #wpschools...

Wallingford Patch: Wallingford Blizzard 2015 Storm Coverage: What You Need to Know About This Poten...
1/26/15 11:02 AM
Wallingford Blizzard 2015 Storm Coverage: What You Need to Know About This Potentially Historic Snowstorm http://ow.ly/2TSwvW Wallingford Blizzard 2015 Storm Coverage: What You Need to Know About This Potentially Historic... patch.com Check this post to get all your storm-related coverage f...

Wallingford Patch: Red Cross Offers Blizzard Preparation Safety Tips http://ow.ly/2TRhL0
1/26/15 2:01 AM
Red Cross Offers Blizzard Preparation Safety Tips http://ow.ly/2TRhL0 Red Cross Offers Blizzard Preparation Safety Tips patch.com Wallingford residents should stock up on water, food, flashlights and emergency kits to be prepared for Monday's Nor'Easter....

Wallingford Patch: Wallingford Accuses Oakdale Theatre of Permit Violations; Satanic Graffiti Spray...
1/26/15 1:02 AM
Wallingford Accuses Oakdale Theatre of Permit Violations; Satanic Graffiti Sprayed on Church; Weather Woes http://ow.ly/2TRbhx Wallingford Accuses Oakdale Theatre of Permit Violations; Satanic Graffiti Sprayed on Church;... patch.com Plus: Wallingford homes for sale/sold; The latest job ope...

Wallingford Patch: Wallingford Public School System Makes Decision for Monday http://ow.ly/2TQXSe
1/25/15 10:02 PM
Wallingford Public School System Makes Decision for Monday http://ow.ly/2TQXSe Wallingford Public School System Makes Decision for Monday patch.com A 'crippling and potentially historic' blizzard is in the forecast for Monday into Tuesday....

Wallingford Public Schools: Wallingford Public Schools will have a two hour early dismissal tomorrow - 1/26/...
1/25/15 8:59 PM
Wallingford Public Schools will have a two hour early dismissal tomorrow - 1/26/15. #wpschools...

Wallingford Patch: 'Crippling and Potentially Historic Blizzard' Takes Aim at Wallingford http://ow...
1/25/15 6:01 PM
'Crippling and Potentially Historic Blizzard' Takes Aim at Wallingford http://ow.ly/2TQzM0 'Crippling and Potentially Historic Blizzard' Takes Aim at Wallingford patch.com The National Weather Service is advising residents not to travel from Monday evening into Tuesday....

Wallingford Public Library: Great turnout today for Stan Scott, the first performer in our new Coffee House...
1/25/15 2:42 PM
Great turnout today for Stan Scott, the first performer in our new Coffee House Music Series: Folk Music From Around the World!...

Wallingford Patch: WEATHER ALERT: Two-Day Blizzard Forecast for Wallingford http://ow.ly/2TPZW3
1/25/15 11:02 AM
WEATHER ALERT: Two-Day Blizzard Forecast for Wallingford http://ow.ly/2TPZW3 WEATHER ALERT: Two-Day Blizzard Forecast for Wallingford patch.com The National Weather Service is predicting how much snow Wallingford may receive from this blizzard....

Wallingford Public Library: Snowed in? Even though our building is closed, our digital library is always ope...
1/24/15 1:44 PM
Snowed in? Even though our building is closed, our digital library is always open. Borrow e-books and audiobooks from OverDrive, movies, music and audiobooks from hoopla, and magazines from Zinio. Digital Media | Wallingford Public Library www.wallingford.lioninc.org The Library is pleased to...

Wallingford Public Library: Due to inclement weather, the Library is closed today, Saturday, January 24th.
1/24/15 7:20 AM
Due to inclement weather, the Library is closed today, Saturday, January 24th....

Wallingford Public Schools: Postponement of Doctor Dolittle! Due to the snowy weather and bad road conditi...
1/23/15 3:25 PM
Postponement of Doctor Dolittle! Due to the snowy weather and bad road conditions, the cast and crew of Doctor Dolittle, in an effort to keep everyone safe, have postponed the two shows of Doctor Dolittle Jr. from Saturday January 24th at 2:00 PM and 7:00 PM to SUNDAY January 25, at 2:00 PM and...

Wallingford Public Library: Tonight's Friday Night Flick has changed. We will now be showing The Equalizer (...
1/23/15 12:20 PM
Tonight's Friday Night Flick has changed. We will now be showing The Equalizer (rated R). The film begins at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room. We apologize for any inconvenience. The Equalizer (2014) www.imdb.com Directed by Antoine Fuqua. With Denzel Washington, Marton Csokas, Chloë Grac...

Wallingford Public Library: For all of our art enthusiasts: See a free lecture by New York Times Magazine ar...
1/22/15 3:50 PM
For all of our art enthusiasts: See a free lecture by New York Times Magazine art critic, Jerry Saltz, at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art . Timeline Photos Three-time Pulitzer Prize nominee and @[14516439825:274:New York Magazine] art critic @[103233156396947:274:Jerry Saltz] ...

Wallingford Public Library: There were lots of actual, real, live people (and a few snowmen) at our Frozen S...
1/21/15 8:08 PM
There were lots of actual, real, live people (and a few snowmen) at our Frozen Sing-A-Long tonight! #Frozen #LetItGo Frozen Sing-A-Long www.flickr.com There were actual, real, live people (and a few snowmen) at our Frozen Sing-A-Long!...

Wallingford Public Library: Calling all #HarryPotter fans! Our friends at the Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitne...
1/21/15 2:34 PM
Calling all #HarryPotter fans! Our friends at the Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library Yale University are holding a Harry Potter exhibit and lecture series open to the public over the next few weeks. Check it out: YUL Ball & Exhibit Opening | Medical Library library.medicine...

: Today, the staff of the Wallingford Public Library got a sneak preview of Gouvei...
1/19/15 6:11 PM
Today, the staff of the Wallingford Public Library got a sneak preview of Gouveia Vineyards ' "The Library Wine Bar and Bistro" which opens soon at 60 North Main Street in the old library building. The interior has been refurbished and beautifully restored with many of its original f...

Wallingford Community Women Inc: A fun time was had by all members at our December Holiday Meeting/Party. We ins...
1/19/15 1:02 PM
A fun time was had by all members at our December Holiday Meeting/Party. We installed 2 new members! Welcome Allie Stevens and Sally Tremaine. https://fbcdn-sphotos-h-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xpa1/v/t34.0-12/p100x100/10872520_10204449855900076_952261815_n.jpg?oh=57d3ed718d850c4977c0ce93ee7c2a4...

Wallingford Community Women Inc: What a great time we had at our Zumbathon fundraiser. Thanks to all of you who...
1/19/15 12:50 PM
What a great time we had at our Zumbathon fundraiser. Thanks to all of you who came out to support Wallingford Community Women for FITNESS AND FUN! https://fbcdn-sphotos-h-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xpf1/v/t34.0-12/p100x100/10934178_10204699021729066_1765566057_n.jpg?oh=3ccd164a57befb923b370d90440...

Wallingford Public Library: We have all the books you need to help prepare for the BIGGEST holiday of the ye...
1/18/15 3:46 PM
We have all the books you need to help prepare for the BIGGEST holiday of the year: Groudhog Day! Only two weeks away! Are you ready?...

Wallingford Public Library: If you just cannot wait to see #Paddington, you can always watch 'The Adventures...
1/16/15 6:59 PM
If you just cannot wait to see #Paddington, you can always watch 'The Adventures of Paddington Bear' on #Hoopla! Timeline Photos Who's taking their kids to see Paddington Bear this weekend? If they can't get enough of Paddington check out The Adventures of Paddington Bear ...

Wallingford Public Library: In 1944, before he began studies at Morehouse College, Martin Luther King Jr. tr...
1/16/15 11:41 AM
In 1944, before he began studies at Morehouse College, Martin Luther King Jr. traveled north for a summer job to work the fields of a tobacco farm in Simsbury. This was the first time King experienced life outside of the segregated South and he wrote letters home to his parents describing the experi...

Wallingford Public Library: Our Downton Abbey display has been super popular! Here are even more books for D...
1/15/15 12:42 PM
Our Downton Abbey display has been super popular! Here are even more books for Downton fans: Book Recommendations for Downton Abbey Fans bookriot.com What to read next if you can't get enough Downton Abbey....

Wallingford Public Schools: Due to changes in weather conditions Wallingford Public will be CLOSED today 1/1...
1/12/15 6:50 AM
Due to changes in weather conditions Wallingford Public will be CLOSED today 1/12/15...

Wallingford Public Schools: The Wallingford Public Schools will have a 90min delay for today 1/12/15
1/12/15 5:28 AM
The Wallingford Public Schools will have a 90min delay for today 1/12/15...

Wallingford Public Schools: WPS will have a 90 minute delay - today - 1/9/15. Please continue to monitor the...
1/9/15 5:31 AM
WPS will have a 90 minute delay - today - 1/9/15. Please continue to monitor the TV and Twitter in the event conditions change. #wpschools...

Wallingford Public Schools: From Dr Menzo #wpschools tinyurl.com/pf86vpo
12/22/14 8:41 AM
From Dr Menzo #wpschools tinyurl.com/pf86vpo Weekly Update - Monday, December 22, 2014 salmenzo.tumblr.com Learn – Leverage – Lead “Let our New Year’s resolution be this: we will be there for one another as fellow members of humanity, in the finest sense of the word.” Goran Persson Good Mor...

Wallingford Community Women Inc: Get in the Spirit of the Season tomorrow, Saturday, December 20th!
12/19/14 7:05 PM
Get in the Spirit of the Season tomorrow, Saturday, December 20th! Timeline Photos "Tell me something Santa is it true what they say..." You can see @[186652629763:274:Spirit of the Season] in just ONE day!!! 12:00 - @[116466761697:274:Gaetanos Tavern on Main] 2:00 - �...

Wallingford Public Schools: From Dr. Sal Menzo http://goo.gl/7b4NrU
12/8/14 8:45 AM
From Dr. Sal Menzo http://goo.gl/7b4NrU Weekly Update - Monday, December 8, 2014 salmenzo.tumblr.com Learn – Leverage – Lead “I don’t mind losing as long as I see improvement or I feel I’ve done as well as I possibly could.” Dr. Caroil Dweck – Mindset Good Morning, I am confident that every...

Wallingford Community Women Inc: Wallingford Community Women braved the cold on Friday night at the Holiday Strol...
12/7/14 11:12 AM
Wallingford Community Women braved the cold on Friday night at the Holiday Stroll. Thanks to those of you who stopped by to say hello and a special thank you to those who purchased a Custom Made Wind & Fire Charm Bracelet. Our Custom Made bracelet has a impression of our very own Town Gazebo a...

Wallingford Community Women Inc: Fun thing to do today!
12/7/14 11:00 AM
Fun thing to do today! https://fbcdn-profile-a.akamaihd.net/hprofile-ak-xfp1/v/t1.0-1/p100x100/10256579_836010913110826_4596535472261589173_n.jpg?oh=4238c74f86a2e5d254fa6b727a186805&oe=5565B2A0&__gda__=1431645131_717daf177e191512d5df0801749028bc Hometown Garden Center Santa is coming ...

Wallingford Community Women Inc: Happy Holidays to all of our Facebook friends! We hope you celebrated Thanksgiv...
12/4/14 11:52 AM
Happy Holidays to all of our Facebook friends! We hope you celebrated Thanksgiving surrounded by friends, family and love. Today is Amore Pizza day! Amore Apizza will donate 20% of the proceeds from the sales today to Wallingford Community Women. Please mention us when you place your order to...

Wallingford Public Schools: Due to a water main break near Pond Hill Elementary School, we will have to rele...
12/1/14 9:54 AM
Due to a water main break near Pond Hill Elementary School, we will have to release Pond Hill students early today – Monday, December 1, 2014. The students will be dismissed at 1:20 p.m. Again, ONLY students from Pond Hill will be dismissed early. Also, there will not be any YMCA programming at t...

Wallingford Public Schools: Congratulations to the Sheehan Titans- Winners of the 2014 Carini Bowl 28-0
11/27/14 1:23 PM
Congratulations to the Sheehan Titans- Winners of the 2014 Carini Bowl 28-0...

Wallingford Public Schools: Carini Bowl Half Time Score - 28-0 Sheehan leads
11/27/14 11:57 AM
Carini Bowl Half Time Score - 28-0 Sheehan leads...

Wallingford Public Schools: End of the first quarter of Carini "Ice" bowl Sheehan leads 14-0.
11/27/14 11:38 AM
End of the first quarter of Carini "Ice" bowl Sheehan leads 14-0....

Wallingford Public Schools: Reminder: Today's Carini Bowl at Lyman Hall begins at 11AM #wpschools
11/27/14 9:04 AM
Reminder: Today's Carini Bowl at Lyman Hall begins at 11AM #wpschools...

Wallingford Public Schools: Wallingford Public Schools are closed today 11/26. Football is still on as sched...
11/26/14 5:47 AM
Wallingford Public Schools are closed today 11/26. Football is still on as scheduled for tomorrow. Updates will follow. #wpschools...

Wallingford Public Schools: Photos via @SalMenzo and @MTSAthletics
11/25/14 9:12 PM
Photos via @SalMenzo and @MTSAthletics...

Wallingford Public Schools: Sheehan Titans Win 2014 Powder Puff Game 34-22!!
11/25/14 9:07 PM
Sheehan Titans Win 2014 Powder Puff Game 34-22!!...

Wallingford Public Schools: Powder Puff Halftime Score - Sheehan leads 28-14
11/25/14 7:50 PM
Powder Puff Halftime Score - Sheehan leads 28-14...

Wallingford Public Schools: via @SalMenzo Decision about school tomorrow will be made by 5:30 am. We will a...
11/25/14 6:41 PM
via @SalMenzo Decision about school tomorrow will be made by 5:30 am. We will also decide as to when the Thanksgiving game will be played at that time....

Wallingford Community Women Inc: http://patch.com/connecticut/wallingford/wallingford-veterans-free-meals-and-dea...
11/10/14 1:38 PM
http://patch.com/connecticut/wallingford/wallingford-veterans-free-meals-and-deals-veterans-day-0?utm_source=article-mostrecent&utm_medium=rss&utm_term=business&utm_campaign=recirc&utm_content=normal Wallingford Veterans: Free Meals and Deals on Veterans Day patch.com Many re...

Wallingford Community Women Inc: TODAY: Thursday, 11/6/14... Amore Pizza is donating 20% of the proceeds of ever...
11/5/14 4:22 PM
TODAY: Thursday, 11/6/14... Amore Pizza is donating 20% of the proceeds of every order to Wallingford Community Women! Thank you Amore Pizza for your continued generosity. Order lunch or dinner. check out the menu online! Just remember to mention Wallingford Community Women's n...

Wallingford Community Women Inc: http://patch.com/connecticut/wallingford/wallingford-heres-what-will-be-your-bal...
11/4/14 9:45 AM
http://patch.com/connecticut/wallingford/wallingford-heres-what-will-be-your-ballot-election-day-0?utm_source=article-mostrecent&utm_medium=rss&utm_term=politics&utm_campaign=recirc&utm_content=normal Wallingford: Here's What Will Be on Your Ballot on Election Day patch....