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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: You could save $200 on Tax Prep at H&R Block this year! Enter the Passport Conte...
3/27/15 9:05 PM
You could save $200 on Tax Prep at H&R Block this year! Enter the Passport Contest for a chance to win $200, $250, or $50 off Tax Prep, plus gift certificates to Townline Square Shopping Center! Enter the Passport Contest now at myrecordjournal.com/passport Townline Square Passport Conte...

Record-Journal: More than 1,200 students from around the state filled Wilcox Technical High Scho...
3/27/15 7:15 PM
More than 1,200 students from around the state filled Wilcox Technical High School Friday as part of the SkillsUSA championship. The students put their skills to the test, competing against one another. MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | Statewide skills competition held at Wilcox Tech in M...

Record-Journal: How does Domino's pizza every day for lunch sound? Students at Maloney will have...
3/27/15 6:20 PM
How does Domino's pizza every day for lunch sound? Students at Maloney will have that choice starting next week through the end of the school year while the cafeteria has been moved to the auxiliary gym during renovations. Maloney’s small gym to become cafeteria during construction, Domi...

Wallingford Public Library: 15 Tips for Wellness in 2015
3/27/15 5:52 PM
Tuesday, March 31st at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room It's time to dedicate yourself to a healthy lifestyle through food, nutrition, and exercise. Presented by Wallingford Shop-Rite's registered dietitian-nutritionist Kailee Conrad, RD. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754....

Record-Journal: Choate Rosemary Hall opened the Cameron and Edward Lanphier Center for Mathemati...
3/27/15 5:30 PM
Choate Rosemary Hall opened the Cameron and Edward Lanphier Center for Mathematics and Computer Science building Friday. The $17 million consists of 12 classrooms, three labs, three study rooms, nooks, a 50-seat auditorium, a cafe, and a common room. What do you think of the new building? C...

Record-Journal: A handful of houses in Wallingford were sold last week. You can check them all o...
3/27/15 4:29 PM
A handful of houses in Wallingford were sold last week. You can check them all out below. MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | Properties that sold in your Wallingford neighborhood March... www.myrecordjournal.com The Record-Journal is a local print and digital daily newspaper covering local...

Record-Journal: Busy this weekend? If not, here are 8 things that might interest you!
3/27/15 3:30 PM
Busy this weekend? If not, here are 8 things that might interest you! 8 things to do in the area this weekend www.myrecordjournal.com The Record-Journal is a local print and digital daily newspaper covering local news, sports and community news in the Central Connecticut area...

Wallingford Public Library: Whaling in America
3/27/15 3:06 PM
Thursday, April 2nd at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room Mystic Seaport's Chris Freeman presents the 38th Voyage of the Charles W. Morgan. Over an 80-year career, the 1841 whaleship Charles W. Morgan sailed on 37 voyages to remote corners of the globe. In May of 2014, following a five-year, multi-m...

Wallingford Public School System: Central Office News- March 27, 2015!
3/27/15 2:33 PM
Click here for the lastest news from the Personnel department....

Record-Journal: Authorities from Virginia took former Cheshire rabbi Eric Silver into custody ea...
3/27/15 2:30 PM
Authorities from Virginia took former Cheshire rabbi Eric Silver into custody earlier this week. He is facing three counts of indecent liberties with a child, dating back to cases in 1968 and 1970. Former Cheshire rabbi extradited to Virginia this week, scheduled to appear in court next week ...

CT News Junkie: Attorney General Creates Privacy Department
3/27/15 2:09 PM
State Attorney General George Jepsen has created a new department within his office that will focus solely on investigations and legal action related to privacy and data security....

Record-Journal: Every day is something different at the Hub in downtown Meriden. We put together...
3/27/15 1:30 PM
Every day is something different at the Hub in downtown Meriden. We put together a photo gallery detailing the work done over there so far. Do you plan to visit the park when it is complete? Photo Gallery: Tracking progress at the Hub in downtown Meriden www.myrecordjournal.com The Record-...

CT News Junkie: OP-ED | Two Bills Threaten to Take Power From Local Governments
3/27/15 12:49 PM
Today the state’s Planning and Development Committee passed two bills that — if they become law — will create vast new powers for state and regional bodies over local governments in Connecticut....

Record-Journal: Meriden police are investigating after a man said he was assaulted and robbed Th...
3/27/15 12:30 PM
Meriden police are investigating after a man said he was assaulted and robbed Thursday night in the area of Olive and Pleasant streets. Police: Man allegedly assaulted and robbed while walking in Meriden www.myrecordjournal.com The Record-Journal is a local print and digital daily newspaper c...

CT News Junkie: Looney Quietly Pitches Statewide Car Tax
3/27/15 12:25 PM
Senate President Martin Looney admits it’s an ambitious proposal , but he believes his proposal to create a statewide mill rate for motor vehicle taxes is rational....

Record-Journal: A relative of a man killed in an accident during a snowstorm earlier this year i...
3/27/15 11:30 AM
A relative of a man killed in an accident during a snowstorm earlier this year is suing, saying the town failed to properly treat the icy roads. Family of Southington man killed on Laning Street sues town over icy road www.myrecordjournal.com The Record-Journal is a local print and digital da...

Wallingford Wired: Pizza Wars IV Coming Back to Wallingford’s Villa Capri
3/27/15 11:29 AM
Pizza Wars IV Coming to Back Wallingford’s Villa Capri Pizza: from the Latin pinsere, meaning “to press”. No matter what the etymology of the delicacy is, to those who love it it means, “Good God, let’s eat!”, and on April 9th, pizza lovers can unite under one roof to do just that. On that dat...

Record-Journal: Enrolling in Connecticut's public community colleges and regional state universi...
3/27/15 10:30 AM
Enrolling in Connecticut's public community colleges and regional state universities will be getting more expensive next year. Fees are expected to rise 4.8 to 5.3 percent. Students and college leaders blame state government for the rise, what do you think? Tuition increases approved t...

Record-Journal: State police forensic investigators are examining electronic devices belonging t...
3/27/15 9:30 AM
State police forensic investigators are examining electronic devices belonging to Christopher P. Settembri for possible clues as to why he shot and killed his 18-year-old son and himself in December. Police waiting on forensics to complete probe into murder-suicide www.cheshirecitizen.com The...

Record-Journal: Vinny Avallone has stepped down as the Wallingford Democratic Town Committee cha...
3/27/15 8:25 AM
Vinny Avallone has stepped down as the Wallingford Democratic Town Committee chairman. A new chairman has been named. What are your thoughts? Wallingford Democrats elect new party leader to replace Avallone www.myrecordjournal.com The Record-Journal is a local print and digital daily newsp...

CT News Junkie: Fallout From Committee Meeting on Sexual Assault Bill Yields More Complaints
3/27/15 7:30 AM
State Sen. Mae Flexer, D-Killingly, said there is bipartisan confusion within the Higher Education and Employment Committee about a bill she introduced to help shift the way society thinks about sexual assault....

Record-Journal: A Meriden man faces charges after police say he called 911 nine times in one nig...
3/27/15 7:05 AM
A Meriden man faces charges after police say he called 911 nine times in one night. During the calls, he told police he was being held against his will and that he was the Antichrist, a spokesman said. Meriden man charged after calling 911 nine times in one night www.myrecordjournal.com The R...

Record-Journal: If you plan to travel on I-691 East this morning, you might want to take an alte...
3/27/15 6:09 AM
If you plan to travel on I-691 East this morning, you might want to take an alternative route. A tractor trailer rollover is significantly impacting traffic. MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | Overturned tractor trailer causing I-691 delays www.myrecordjournal.com The Record-Journal is a l...

Record-Journal: Republicans and the Democratic Speaker of the House want to close a loophole in...
3/27/15 5:00 AM
Republicans and the Democratic Speaker of the House want to close a loophole in Connecticut's public campaign finance program that allows political parties to funnel unlimited special-interest money to taxpayer-supported candidates. The Senate Democratic majority is blocking them What do you...

CT News Junkie: OP-ED | Yes On MBR Relief, But School Funding Crisis Looms
3/27/15 4:30 AM
Common sense isn’t a quality in great supply at the Capitol, but when House Republicans and their Democratic speaker can find common ground on the solution to a problem, then you know you’re really onto something....

CT News Junkie: DC NEWS JUNKIE | Will Congress Work Before November 2016?
3/27/15 4:00 AM
The first official entrant in the 2016 presidential Grand Prix started his engines this week. But if the pundits are right, he won’t be the first sitting legislator to seek the highest office in the land. Quite the opposite, six members of Congress so far have been said to be actively seeking the pr...

Record-Journal: There are golf shots and then there are Golf Shots. While playing recently in Fl...
3/26/15 8:00 PM
There are golf shots and then there are Golf Shots. While playing recently in Florida, Cheshire's Sue Graziano, a member of Hawk's Landing in Southington, sank a hole-in-one on a par-4. It was her second career ace and second career albatross. What's your top golf shot of all-time? ...

Record-Journal: This Meriden teen who goes to Lyman Hall is hoping to compete in the U.S. Olympi...
3/26/15 7:20 PM
This Meriden teen who goes to Lyman Hall is hoping to compete in the U.S. Olympics. Competing in the luge is expensive, however, and could cost $15,000 to $20,000 this year alone in training and competition. Wallingford fundraiser to benefit 14-year-old Olympic hopeful www.myrecordjournal.com...

Record-Journal: Houses sold this week included one sold just across from the Tudor mansion on La...
3/26/15 6:30 PM
Houses sold this week included one sold just across from the Tudor mansion on Lambert Avenue.The house was sold for $220,000 while the mansion sold for $178,500. See the houses that sold in your Meriden neighborhood www.myrecordjournal.com The Record-Journal is a local print and digital daily...

Record-Journal: Wallingford police officers will not be equipped with Narcan, the new police chi...
3/26/15 5:45 PM
Wallingford police officers will not be equipped with Narcan, the new police chief said Thursday. Narcan is a prescription that can be used to reverse the effects of heroin and other drugs. What do you think of the decision? Wallingford Police Chief: Not enough evidence to equip officers wi...

Record-Journal: A Wallingford high school student has organized a charity auction that will bene...
3/26/15 4:40 PM
A Wallingford high school student has organized a charity auction that will benefit abused and neglected children. The fundraiser, which will be held Saturday, is part of a personalized learning experience that will be a graduation requirement in future years. Wallingford high school student t...

CT News Junkie: Republicans Say Senate Democrats’ Bill Will Further Weaken Clean Elections System
3/26/15 4:15 PM
Republican lawmakers said a Senate Democratic proposal to change campaign finance laws breaks a promise they made to the state 10 years ago when they established the clean election system....

Record-Journal: Two Meriden women are facing charges after police say they stole a cash register...
3/26/15 3:30 PM
Two Meriden women are facing charges after police say they stole a cash register from a Colony Street business one of them used to be employed by. Police: Former employee and accomplice stole cash register www.myrecordjournal.com The Record-Journal is a local print and digital daily newspape...

Record-Journal: Of the nine dogs available for adoption from Wallingford animal control, eight a...
3/26/15 2:30 PM
Of the nine dogs available for adoption from Wallingford animal control, eight are pit bulls, including Stella, a shelter resident since July 2013. As an older dog, she's often overlooked, but staff say she couldn’t be more sweet and loving. MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | Pit bulls...

Wallingford Wired: New Listing: 28 Prospect St, Wallingford CT 06492
3/26/15 2:13 PM
28 Prospect St in Wallingford CT Home Photos Local Schools New Listing Patricia Harriman Harriman Real Estate LLC 203-672-4499 Questions? Schedule a Showing! 28 Prospect St Wallingford, CT 06492 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms : 1 ( 1 full ) List Price: $109,900 Living Area Approx : 940 A bargain for the do-i...

CT News Junkie: OP-ED | Affirmative Consent Bill Could Help Tear Down Rape Culture
3/26/15 2:00 PM
Connecticut is poised to finally do something about the epidemic of sexual assault on college campuses. The legislature needs to see this through, because more than just the safety of the next generation of students is at stake....

Record-Journal: Officials from the city's Health Department, Library and Public Utilities made p...
3/26/15 1:30 PM
Officials from the city's Health Department, Library and Public Utilities made presentations to a City Council committee Wednesday night. Among the topics discussed was the beginning of significant renovations to the library. Do you think the Meriden library needs a makeover? Meriden c...

Record-Journal: Wilcox Principal Lisa Hylwa has been on administrative leave leave since Jan. 20...
3/26/15 12:30 PM
Wilcox Principal Lisa Hylwa has been on administrative leave leave since Jan. 20 while officials investigate alleged misconduct. MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | Wilcox principal on leave, letters detail “leadership and... www.myrecordjournal.com The Record-Journal is a local print and d...

Record-Journal: The man who drove convicted murderer Frankie Resto to a Meriden convenience stor...
3/26/15 11:31 AM
The man who drove convicted murderer Frankie Resto to a Meriden convenience store in 2012 accepted a plea deal that will put him in jail for 15 years. Resto, who robbed the store and then killed the owner, was sentenced to 53 years. Man who drove killer of Meriden convenience store owner accep...

CT News Junkie: Lawmakers Struggle With Spending Cap
3/26/15 11:05 AM
Anti-poverty advocates and residents who benefit from the state’s social service programs visited the state Capitol to lobby lawmakers Wednesday against many of the $1.3 billion in spending cuts included in Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s budget ....

CT News Junkie: Racial Disparity in Connecticut Prisons on the Decline, Report Says
3/26/15 10:46 AM
There is “significantly” less racial disparity among prisoners in Connecticut than there was just a few years ago, according to a report released Thursday by the U.S. Department of Justice....

Record-Journal: Happy Throwback Thursday! This week we took a look at the old Quonset huts that...
3/26/15 10:37 AM
Happy Throwback Thursday! This week we took a look at the old Quonset huts that once were placed throughout the city, including at City Park. They were used to house people during and after World War II Does anybody have memories of the Quonset huts? Throwback Thursday: Meriden parks were o...

Record-Journal: A family wrote a touching letter to the Record-Journal to thank Wallingford and...
3/26/15 9:30 AM
A family wrote a touching letter to the Record-Journal to thank Wallingford and the Make-A-Wish community. Reader's Opinions: Make A Wish www.myrecordjournal.com The Record-Journal is a local print and digital daily newspaper covering local news, sports and community news in the Central ...

Wallingford Public Library: Poetry Workshop with Kate Rushin
3/26/15 9:00 AM
Monday, March 30th at 6:00 pm. in the Collins Room Participants will be provided with model poems and writing prompts to inspire them to explore the themes of home, family, history, and place. New and experienced writers will expand their creativity and their knowledge of poetry forms in an encou...

Record-Journal: Looking for something to do this weekend? The Yale African Initiative will host...
3/26/15 8:40 AM
Looking for something to do this weekend? The Yale African Initiative will host the first “Africa Salon” featuring a festival filled with African arts, culture, music, and contemporary artists at the Afro-American Cultural Center in New Haven Friday and Saturday. MyRecordJournal.com | Meride...

Wallingford Public Library: Holiday Closing
3/26/15 8:11 AM
The Library will be closed on Friday, April 3rd in observance of Good Friday and Sunday, April 5th in observance of Easter. On Saturday, April 4th, the Main Library will be open 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and the Yalesville Branch will be open 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Regular hours resume Monday, April 6...

Record-Journal: Master’s Manna seeks $75,000 for a new heating and cooling system in response to...
3/26/15 7:40 AM
Master’s Manna seeks $75,000 for a new heating and cooling system in response to an expected increase in community need. The organization that gave out 820,000 pounds of food last year is expecting to top one million pounds this year. Master’s Manna seeking $75,000 for new HVAC system www.myr...

Wallingford Public School System: Parent Guide to the SBAC- Smarter Balanced test
3/25/15 4:32 PM
Click below for the parent guides in English or Spanish. SBAC Parent Guide- English SBAC Parent Guide- Spanish  ...

Wallingford Public School System: Handwashing procedures and Coughing and Sneezing Etiquette
3/23/15 12:38 PM
Please click here for information about  Handwashing Procedures  and  Coughing and Sneezing Etiquette  from the Centers for Disease Control....

Wallingford Public School System: Position player tryouts for Dag baseball have been postponed (Pitcher and Catchers continue)
3/23/15 11:33 AM
Baseball tryouts have been postponed till next week at earliest. Pitchers and catchers will continue this week on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 3-445 in the gym....

Wallingford Public School System: Dr. Menzo's Quote of the Week
3/23/15 8:05 AM
"There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth; not going all the way, and not starting." - Buddha...

Wallingford Town Government Website: Government Channel Program Schedule - Week of March 23
3/22/15 7:00 PM
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Wallingford Wired: Easter Egg Hunts in and Around Wallingford CT
3/20/15 2:56 PM
This year, Easter Sunday falls on Sunday, April 5th and you know all the kids will have their attention focused on one thing: Easter egg hunts! There’s something about those brightly colored spherical objects and the race to find them that has kept children enthralled for hundreds of years, an...

Wallingford Town Government Website: Senior Permits for Resident Disposal Area - Purchase April 6 - 10
3/19/15 7:00 PM
Senior citizen permits for the delivery of household trash to the Resident Disposal Area expire April 11, 2015. New permits must be obtained....

Wallingford Wired: New Listing: 123 Maple Ave, Meriden CT 06450
3/16/15 7:22 PM
Beautiful 2 bedroom home for sale in Meriden, CT ! Home Photos Local Schools New Listing! Carmen Chaparro Harriman Real Estate LLC Questions? Schedule a Showing! 123 Maple Ave Meriden, CT 06450 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms : 2 ( 2 full ) List Price: $189,900 Living Area Approx : 1248 123 Maple Ave, Meriden...

Wallingford Town Government Website: Children’s Disaster Services Workshop - Medical Reserve Corps
3/12/15 7:00 PM
Children’s Disaster Services Workshop planned for May 1 and 2, 2015....

Wallingford Town Government Website: Basic First Aid Training Class - Medical Reserve Corps
3/11/15 7:00 PM
Basic First Aid Training Class: Saturday, April 11, 2015....

Bob Swick's Blog: On February 25 Adjunct Professors Were To Walk Out Of Classes To Protest Low Pay, A Lack Of Benefits And Unfair Treatment. I Forgot.
3/11/15 5:08 AM
On February 25, 2015, adjunct professors across the United States are planning to walk out of the classroom to protest their low pay, lack of benefits, and unfair treatment. - See more at: https://chroniclevitae.com/news/762-the-adjunct-crisis-is-everyone-s-problem#sthash.qGBKDC9M.dpuf ...

Wallingford Wired: Harriman Real Estate LLC Joins Heroes Home Advantage Network
3/10/15 10:35 AM
Pat and I are both proud to have a lot of military experience in our backgrounds: I am a Viet Nam era veteran and have a son who also served in the military, while Pat’s first husband was a veteran and her daughter also served and her son is still on active duty. It’s a part [...] Harriman Real Es...

Wallingford Wired: New Listing: 309 New Hanover Ave, Meriden CT 06451
3/9/15 12:49 PM
Beautiful 3 bedroom home for sale in Meriden, CT ! Home Photos Local Schools Just Listed Patricia Harriman Harriman Real Estate LLC 203-672-4499 Questions? Schedule a Showing! 309 New Hanover Ave Meriden, CT 06451 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms : 3 ( 2 full, 1 half ) List Price: $249,900 Living Area Approx :...

Wallingford Town Government Website: AARP Foundation Tax-Aide
3/8/15 7:00 PM
Free help to individuals and families with low- to moderate-income assisted; priority service to those 60+....

Wallingford Wired: Splat Art Studio Open House at Harriman Real Estate
3/4/15 4:21 PM
I recently posted about the latest artists to be featured on our Wallingford Inspires art wall, the kids from Splat Art Studio, and it’s getting very close to the time for them to show off their amazing works to the public! Read on for details… When: Monday, March 9th 2015 Hours: 6:00PM to 7:30PM Wh...

Wallingford Wired: Harriman Real Estate LLC Announces February 2015 Agent of the Month
3/2/15 12:29 PM
The snow storms have been dumping lots of the white stuff on us, including another six inches last night, but it can’t stop our intrepid agents from serving their clients. The competition for February agent of the month came right down to the final day, it was that close. So, without further ado, we...

Wallingford Wired: Harriman Real Estate LLC Turns Five!
3/1/15 9:15 PM
Five years ago today, Pat and I made a big decision to leave the relative comfort and security of a large regional brokerage and start our own shop. I think I was more nervous than Pat and yes, a little skeptical, too. But the upsides of the move far outweighed the downsides, so with a [...] Harri...

Wallingford Town Government Website: Voter Registration Updates - On-line Options Available
3/1/15 7:00 PM
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Wallingford Wired: Wallingford Inspires Art Wall Welcomes Splat Art Studio
2/27/15 3:14 PM
The seventh artist in our series of local artists is now gracing our “Wallingford Inspires…” art wall, and it’s fun, colorful…and done by kids! Adults Aren’t the Only Ones Who Are “Artsy” We are honored to have the kids from Splat! Art Studio displaying their artwork in our office to open 2015. Run ...

Bob Swick's Blog: More Lies-More Taxes-Connecticut 2015
2/26/15 10:22 AM
More lies equal more taxes.  Since the advent of the Connecticut state income tax back in 1991 as a cure all for all of Connecticut's budgetary woes, we have seen a constant increase in state taxes along with a constant increase in state spending and state employee salaries and benefits.  ...

Bob Swick's Blog: Dannel Malloy And Hartford's Omnipotent One Party Rule Have Spoken! And It Is More Of The Same!
2/18/15 12:21 PM
And it is more of the same. Dannel Malloy's and Hartford's Omnipotent One Party Rule new state budget for 2015. And it is more of the same. Protect the self interests of Hartford's Omnipotent One Party Rule. Make up budget and tax projections that are economically unrealistic and show economic illit...

Bob Swick's Blog: More Than $33 Million Dollars? In Connecticut's Government Money Can Not Be Spent Fast Enough For Bought Elections?
2/14/15 3:54 AM
Connecticut reminds me in 2015 of an economic roller coaster.  I am waiting for the inevitable crash of the cars to come flying off the tracks and into the economic oblivion of never ending debt.  $33 Million dollars of state's taxpayers monies was used in the last election to basically re...

Wallingford Town Government Website: Revaluation Project: Data Collection Mailing and Inspections - Assessor
2/10/15 7:00 PM
Revaluation data collection and inspections to begin during February 2015....

Bob Swick's Blog: The Connecticut Public Corruption Task Force To The Rescue
2/7/15 2:24 AM
Somehow, somewhere corruption in Connecticut’s political system will end and we will have a legitimate election and government process.   Fantasy?   Hard to believe?   I know I am skeptical when I saw that there is now a Connecticut Public Corruption Task Force that has been formed...

Bob Swick's Blog: The Plan Versus $80 Billion Dollars Plus
1/31/15 1:45 AM
Since we still do not have an economic plan to balance the state budget from Dannel Malloy and Hartford's Omnipotent One Party Rule except to cut funding to those who are most vulnerable in our economy, we can only view the free money given to the start up Back 9 Golf Network and other companies her...

Wallingford Town Government Website: Spring 2015 Recreation Guide - Department of Parks & Recreation
1/29/15 7:00 PM
The Department of Parks and Recreation has released the Spring 2015 guide to leisure and fun entitled, “Spring Into Recreation.”...

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....

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...

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....

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" ...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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)...

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Wallingford Patch: Upcoming Open Houses in Wallingford http://ow.ly/2Wye4d
3/27/15 8:02 AM
Upcoming Open Houses in Wallingford http://ow.ly/2Wye4d Upcoming Open Houses in Wallingford patch.com Zillow.com 's latest listings....

Wallingford Patch: Easter Egg-Stravaganza Coming to Wallingford Soon http://ow.ly/2WwKf6
3/26/15 6:01 PM
Easter Egg-Stravaganza Coming to Wallingford Soon http://ow.ly/2WwKf6 Easter Egg-Stravaganza Coming to Wallingford Soon patch.com The event will be held on April 4 and it's a free event in town....

Wallingford Patch: Support the Wallingford Animal Shelter http://ow.ly/2WwEyc
3/26/15 5:02 PM
Support the Wallingford Animal Shelter http://ow.ly/2WwEyc Support the Wallingford Animal Shelter patch.com You can purchase shirts and the funds go toward the veterinary fund....

Wallingford Public Library: Join us for Wallingford Library's first-ever PEEPAPALOOZA! Design a shoebox-size...
3/26/15 4:18 PM
Join us for Wallingford Library's first-ever PEEPAPALOOZA! Design a shoebox-size diorama featuring Peeps and drop it off in the Children's Room during the week of March 28-April 4. Dioramas will be on display in the Children's Room display cases for the month of April. Peeple's C...

Wallingford Patch: Part-Time Job Openings In and Around Wallingford: Gecko Hospitality, Barnes and...
3/26/15 3:04 PM
Part-Time Job Openings In and Around Wallingford: Gecko Hospitality, Barnes and Noble, UPS and More http://ow.ly/2WwpN9 Part-Time Job Openings In and Around Wallingford: Gecko Hospitality,... patch.com Now hiring restaurant managers, physical therapists, dog-sitters, part-time nanny and mor...

Wallingford Patch: Wallingford's Weekend Weather Forecast Features Cold, Rain, and Maybe Snowflakes...
3/26/15 11:02 AM
Wallingford's Weekend Weather Forecast Features Cold, Rain, and Maybe Snowflakes http://ow.ly/2WvHHQ Wallingford's Weekend Weather Forecast Features Cold, Rain, and Maybe... patch.com Temperatures this weekend will run 10-15 degrees below where they should be at this time of year....

Wallingford Patch: Worm Found in Fruit Cup at School; Superintendent Hits 'Pause Button' on Book Co...
3/26/15 12:03 AM
Worm Found in Fruit Cup at School; Superintendent Hits 'Pause Button' on Book Controversy; Nursing Home Fined http://ow.ly/2Wumnk Worm Found in Fruit Cup at School; Superintendent Hits 'Pause Button' on... patch.com Plus: Personal data to the highest bidder?; Nominate an...

Wallingford Patch: Wallingford Animal Control Taking Part in Adoption Event http://ow.ly/2WucuC
3/25/15 10:01 PM
Wallingford Animal Control Taking Part in Adoption Event http://ow.ly/2WucuC Wallingford Animal Control Taking Part in Adoption Event patch.com The event is set for Saturday....

Wallingford Community Women Inc: We are proud to support Meriden-Wallingford Chrysalis, Inc..
3/25/15 1:36 PM
We are proud to support Meriden-Wallingford Chrysalis, Inc. . Timeline Photos Your demons don't define you:...

Wallingford Patch: Latest Wallingford Homes for Sale http://ow.ly/2WsODc
3/25/15 12:01 PM
Latest Wallingford Homes for Sale http://ow.ly/2WsODc Latest Wallingford Homes for Sale patch.com Find homes for sale in Wallingford here....

Wallingford Public Library: Tomorrow Night!
3/24/15 4:23 PM
Tomorrow Night! Timeline Photos This film intertwines the history of whaling in New England, the saga of the whaleship Essex, and the subsequent role these two topics had on Melville’s crafting of the literary classic Moby Dick. Those who enjoyed reading Nathanial Philbrick’s In the Heart of ...

Wallingford Public Library: Join us at 7:00 tonight for Two Shots Heard Around the World, the second lecture...
3/24/15 11:26 AM
Join us at 7:00 tonight for Two Shots Heard Around the World, the second lecture in our World War I series. Presenter Mark Albertson will take a look at the triggering incident: the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand on June 28, 1914. The lecture will chronicle this tragic event that set ...

Wallingford Public Library: Marching Band Storytime is next Saturday! Don't forget to sign up!
3/21/15 10:22 AM
Marching Band Storytime is next Saturday! Don't forget to sign up! Timeline Photos Have you ever wanted to be in a Marching Band? Join us to learn about some of the instruments in a band, hear some musical stories, and listen to Wallingford's own Sheehan High School band perform! ...

Wallingford Community Women Inc: Pay it forward... One day everyone will live this way!
3/16/15 7:36 AM
Pay it forward... One day everyone will live this way! İyilik yapan iyilik bulur "İyilik yapan iyilik bulur" kısa film...

Wallingford Public Schools: Today is the day!! Our technology night will begin at 6:30PM tonight in the Shee...
3/12/15 10:45 AM
Today is the day!! Our technology night will begin at 6:30PM tonight in the Sheehan High School Library....

Wallingford Public Schools: This Thursday is our 2nd Annual Technology Night. It starts at 6:30 PM at Sheeha...
3/9/15 10:53 AM
This Thursday is our 2nd Annual Technology Night. It starts at 6:30 PM at Sheehan HS in the library. All are welcome. It's not just for parents and community members, bring your children. We have more presenters than last year's event and we have more student presenters this year too. Topi...

Wallingford Community Women Inc: "As today's women and girls reach for new heights, they stand on the shoulders o...
3/6/15 8:24 AM
"As today's women and girls reach for new heights, they stand on the shoulders of all those who have come before and carry forward their legacy of proud achievement. This month, we celebrate countless pioneering women and the victories they won, and we continue our work to build a society ...

Wallingford Public Schools: Wallingford Public Schools will be closed on Thursday, March 5, 2015. Wallingfo...
3/5/15 6:45 AM
Wallingford Public Schools will be closed on Thursday, March 5, 2015. Wallingford Public School offices will open as regularly scheduled....

Wallingford Public Schools: We apologize for not posting the last 2 delays. We had a technical issue which i...
3/4/15 10:11 AM
We apologize for not posting the last 2 delays. We had a technical issue which is now resolved. If any similar issues occur in the future, please refer to the district webpage www.wallingford.k12.ct.us for confirmation of weather-related delays and closings. Wallingford Public Schools www.w...

Wallingford Public Schools: Please share
2/27/15 5:01 PM
Please share 2nd Annual Technology in Education Night Please share this invitation with all of the Wallingford parents and community members you know! This interactive night of technology will be fun and informative. Students are welcome!...

Wallingford Public Schools: Just over two weeks to our district Technology Night - Thursday March 12, 2015 a...
2/25/15 11:15 AM
Just over two weeks to our district Technology Night - Thursday March 12, 2015 at Mark T. Sheehan High School 6:30 - 8:30 PM Let's us know if you're attending by clicking the following link for an RSVP http://goo.gl/AoQpt8 Wallingford Public Schools Technology Night 2015 RSVP docs...

Wallingford Community Women Inc: Unfortunately, we do not have a website at this time... maybe in the future. K...
2/23/15 1:02 PM
Unfortunately, we do not have a website at this time... maybe in the future. Keep updated by liking our FB page......

Wallingford Public Schools: The Wallingford Public Schools Invites You To Our Second Annual Technology Night...
2/13/15 7:29 AM
The Wallingford Public Schools Invites You To Our Second Annual Technology Night on Thursday March 12, 2015 at Mark T. Sheehan High School 6:30- 8:30 PM. The evening begins in the library with presentations by teachers and students from the elementary, middle, and high school levels. Come see th...

Wallingford Community Women Inc: Thanks to AJ Canelli Jewelers for their support and generosity. They held a fun...
2/11/15 6:32 PM
Thanks to AJ Canelli Jewelers for their support and generosity. They held a fundraiser for Wallingford Community Women yesterday. Rereshments and champagne were served to customers all day....

Wallingford Public Schools: There will be a 90 minute delay today 2/10/2015
2/10/15 5:10 AM
There will be a 90 minute delay today 2/10/2015...

Wallingford Public Schools: School is closed Monday February 9, 2015 #wpschools
2/8/15 7:54 PM
School is closed Monday February 9, 2015 #wpschools...

Wallingford Community Women Inc: Come on down.......
2/8/15 11:31 AM
Come on down....... Timeline Photos AJ Canelli Jewelers is SHARING THE LOVE with Wallingford Community Women on Tuesday, February 10th. - 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. Find that perfect Valentines Day gift for your loved one. Wallingford Community Women will be there with membership information and refr...

Wallingford Public Schools: There is a 90 minute delay today, February 3, 2015
2/3/15 5:02 AM
There is a 90 minute delay today, February 3, 2015...

Wallingford Public Schools: @salmenzo Wallingford Public Schools will be closed Monday, February 2, 2015. #w...
2/1/15 2:16 PM
@salmenzo Wallingford Public Schools will be closed Monday, February 2, 2015. #wpschools...

Wallingford Public Schools: High School Exams Due to 90 delay - Exam 1 - 9:05 - 11:10 a.m. Exam 2 - 11:30 -...
1/28/15 8:21 AM
High School Exams Due to 90 delay - Exam 1 - 9:05 - 11:10 a.m. Exam 2 - 11:30 - 1:30 p.m. #wpschools...

Wallingford Public Schools: Wallingford Public Schools will operate on a 90 minute delay - Wednesday, Januar...
1/28/15 8:21 AM
Wallingford Public Schools will operate on a 90 minute delay - Wednesday, January 28, 2015, #wpschools...

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 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 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 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=ee19f9a56a65a91e627dc24e25d412d...

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=8b2f8664920d54e80194b12376d...

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...