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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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Wallingford Town Government Website: Government Channel Program Schedule - Week of August 17
8/30/15 7:00 PM
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Bob Swick's Blog: When Wrong Is Right-The Local Elections Are Here
8/29/15 3:24 AM
Wrong is right in Connecticut.  Down is up and up is down.  A lie becomes truth when told over and over again.  From the Constitution State to the Corruption State.  A valueless political system along with a valueless economic system.  Taxpayers mistreated and abused.  ...

: Impaired Driver Causes 6-Car Crash: Police; Town Worker Accused of Fraud; Nardelli's Coming Soon
8/28/15 3:45 PM
DUI checkpoints, roving patrols set; Wallingford among CT communities identified for Ashley Madison affairs; Real estate roundup and more....

CT News Junkie: Education Officials Say Low Test Scores Matched Expectations
8/28/15 11:00 AM
The statewide test scores for the new Smarter Balanced Consortium Assessment exam show that 55.4 percent of Connecticut’s students are meeting or exceeding the “achievement level” in English, and 39.1 percent are meeting or exceeding the achievement level in math....

CT News Junkie: OP-ED | GE and the Corporate Headquarters Sweepstakes
8/28/15 9:00 AM
Let the games begin! General Electric is considering offers from other states, including New York, to move its Fairfield headquarters and other jobs out of Connecticut. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says he’s been in talks with GE about staying. Either way it comes out, GE wins and we lose....

CT News Junkie: OP-ED | To Improve Democracy, Lower the Voting Age
8/28/15 8:00 AM
Why is our political system so shortsighted? On so many issues, from global warming to fiscal responsibility, our government seems focused on short-term benefits, while it ignores long-term consequences. Our infrastructure is falling apart, our schools are underfunded, and all the while special inte...

CT News Junkie: OP-ED | Connecticut’s Very Own Email Scandal - What Is Malloy Hiding?
8/28/15 7:00 AM
During Gov. Dannel Malloy’s trip to New Hampshire this week on behalf of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, one of his jobs was to convince Granite State voters that Clinton’s email scandal was overblown....

CT News Junkie: OP-ED | To Heck With The Trains . . . Make The DMV Run On Time
8/28/15 4:30 AM
I’ve always been amused by a favorite expression of good-government types: “Making the trains run on time.” But since relatively few people ride trains anymore — and even fewer remember Mussolini — perhaps the metaphor-mongers should adopt, “Keeping the lines mo...

CT News Junkie: DC NEWS JUNKIE | Blumenthal Says His Heritage Isn’t Playing a Part in Decision on Iran
8/28/15 4:30 AM
Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Thursday that he’s been listening to both supporters and opponents of the multi-national, nuclear non-proliferation agreement that’s been struck with the government of Iran. But the state’s senior senator wouldn’t say whether his Jewish he...

CT News Junkie: Former House Republican Chief of Staff Sentenced to Year and a Day in Kickback Scheme
8/27/15 1:35 PM
(Updated 3:44 p.m.) Former House Republican Chief of Staff George Gallo was sentenced to a year and a day in federal prison Thursday in federal court in Hartford for steering Republican candidates to a direct mail company in Florida in exchange for kickbacks....

Wallingford Public Library: Friday Night Flicks Presents - Mad Max: Fury Road
8/27/15 11:31 AM
Friday, September 11th at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room In this long-awaited reboot of the apocalyptic series that started it all, loner Mad Max (Tom Hardy) joins forces with the mysterious Furiosa (Charlize Theron) as they get caught up in the exodus of a clan of rebels fleeing an evil despot ...

Wallingford Public Library: Knit @ WPL
8/27/15 11:17 AM
Tuesdays, September 1st & 15th, 6:00-7:30 p.m. in the Board Room Come and mingle with other knitters. More experienced knitters will have fun comparing patterns, sharing techniques, and trading tips on stitches, sweaters and mittens! Beginners are always welcome. We provide yarn and needle...

CT News Junkie: U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy Hosts Discussion on Mental Health Care Bill in New Haven
8/27/15 11:00 AM
U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy Wednesday said mental health care in America desperately needs an overhaul, and the self-described “progressive Democrat” has joined forced with “a very conservative Republican from the deep South” to do just that....

Wallingford Public Library: Author Event: Jon C. Blue
8/27/15 8:17 AM
Wednesday, September 9th at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Room The Case of the Piglet’s Paternity: Trials from the New Haven Colony, 1639-1663 In the middle of the seventeenth century, judges in the short-lived New Haven Colony presided over a remarkable series of trials ranging from murder and ...

Wallingford Public Library: Holiday Closing
8/27/15 8:02 AM
The Library will be closed Saturday, September 5th through Monday, September 7th in observance of Labor Day. Regular hours resume Tuesday, September 8th....

CT News Junkie: Blumenthal Calls on Insurance Companies to Help Smokers Quit
8/27/15 4:30 AM
People who purchased health insurance through the state healthcare exchange and who want to quit smoking are entitled to free medications and services — even if their insurer doesn’t appear to want them to know about it....

Wallingford Town Government Website: Important Election Dates
8/26/15 7:00 PM
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Wallingford Town Government Website: VOLUNTEERS ARE STILL NEEDED to assist at HazWaste Central
8/26/15 7:00 PM
Wallingford's Hometown Day - September 19...

: Safe Shelter and Fair Housing for Transgender Individuals
8/26/15 4:09 PM
For Middletown, Meriden and Wallingford...

CT News Junkie: Malloy Touts Ridership, Development Along CTfastrak In New Britain
8/26/15 12:47 PM
Ridership on the 9.4-mile CTfastrak busway is beating expectations, businesses along the route are seeing an increase in their sales, and developers like Douglas Bromfield are interested in nearby buildings that have been vacant for 20 years....

Wallingford Town Government Website: Fall 2015 Recreation Guide - Department of Parks & Recreation
8/24/15 7:00 PM
The Department of Parks and Recreation has released the Fall 2015 guide to leisure and fun....

Wallingford Town Government Website: Government Channel Program Schedule - Week of August 24
8/23/15 7:00 PM
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Bob Swick's Blog: $335,000 Buys Political Expediency
8/23/15 1:21 AM
Political expediency is worth $335,000 for Connecticut Taxpayers. Political expediency is worth $335,000 for Students who attend Connecticut Universities and Community Colleges. Political expediency is worth $335,000 so that your Taxpayer funded pension can double overnight. Political expediency is ...

Wallingford Public School System: The Young Artists 8 Week Saturday Program
8/20/15 2:59 PM
Click here for more information about The Young Artists 8 Week Saturday Program at Choate Rosemary Hall....

Wallingford Wired: New Listing: 22 Nancy Lane, North Haven CT 06473
8/19/15 2:37 PM
22 Nancy Ln, North Haven, CT new Listing! Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure $ Click for current price3 BEDROOMS | 2 (2 full ) BATHROOMS | 1898 SQUARE FEET Follow This Home! Search All Homes For Sale What is Your Home Worth? Presented By: Donna Zona Harriman Real Es...

Wallingford Wired: Beth Hulsizer Holds Art Open House at Harriman Real Estate
8/19/15 10:04 AM
I recently posted about the latest artist to be featured on our Wallingford Inspires art wall, Beth Hulsizer, and we’d like to invite the public to come into our Center Street office and take a look at her amazing work! Read on for details… When: Thursday, August 20th 2015 Hours: 5:30PM to 7:3...

Wallingford Public School System: Wallingford Youth Soccer League Registration 2015-2016
8/18/15 3:24 PM
Click here for more information about the Wallingford Youth Soccer League registration....

Bob Swick's Blog: Death In Cuba Then Death In Connecticut
8/15/15 2:07 AM
I guess that Americans are supposed to be happy about the new normalization of relations with Cuba.  Mr. Obama and Mr. Kerry conveniently forgot that over 77,000 people have died at sea trying to escape the bloody tyranny of the Castro Brothers.  They also choose to forget that Cuba has no...

Wallingford Town Government Website: HazWaste Central Open Most Saturday Mornings May through October 31
8/9/15 7:00 PM
Hours of Operation: Most Saturdays, 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon....

Wallingford Town Government Website: Recycling Center Has Moved to Resident Disposal Center
8/9/15 7:00 PM
Please read this Press Release for more information....

Bob Swick's Blog: Connecticut's Worsening Economy-Thank You Connecticut Democrats!
8/8/15 1:53 AM
Connecticut's socialistic economy continues to worsen.  Taxpayers and residents continue their mass exodus from the state.  More negative economic news out of Hartford this week as the current budget deficit continues to grow looking at now a fast approaching $71 million dollar deficit.&nb...

Wallingford Town Government Website: Compost Center - Open 6 Days/Week through November 30
8/6/15 7:00 PM
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Wallingford Town Government Website: Plan of Conservation & Development Update - Click for further information
8/2/15 7:00 PM
Or, visit the Planning & Zoning Department page under Departments & Agencies...

Wallingford Town Government Website: TAX PAYMENT NOTICE: First Installment of Real Estate and Personal Property Taxes and Total Motor Vehicle
8/2/15 7:00 PM
Taxes Due July 1, 2015. Final date for payment is August 3, 2015....

Wallingford Town Government Website: Vehicle Registration: New Wallingford Residents
8/2/15 7:00 PM
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Wallingford Wired: 2015 Our Lady of Fatima Church Carnival
7/31/15 2:49 PM
Our Lady of Fatima Parish in Yalesville is hosting its annual carnival beginning at 6PM on August 4th and running through 10PM on August 8th. This is always a highly anticipated event in the community and never falls short in fun, food, entertainment and excitement! Read on for some of the highlight...

Wallingford Public School System: Wallingford Youth and Social Services Babysitting Course
7/30/15 12:40 PM
Click here for more information about the Wallingford Youth and Social Services Babysitting Course this fall....

Wallingford Public School System: Wallingford Youth and Social Services Job Bank
7/30/15 12:38 PM
Click here for information and an application to the Wallingford Youth and Social Services Job Bank program....

Wallingford Public School System: Champion Youth- Hip Hop Dance and Cheerleading Programs
7/30/15 12:21 PM
Click here for more information about the Champion Youth's Hip Hop Dance and Cheerleading Programs this fall....

Wallingford Wired: 23rd Annual Hyperflite Skyhoundz Frisbee Dog Competition
7/27/15 10:42 AM
When I was a kid, we had a dog who loved to chase frisbees. Notice I said “chase”, not “catch”. If you threw the frisbee, Shep would run underneath it and watch it until it hit the ground, then he’d wait until it was finished bouncing, rolling, skidding or otherwise cam...

Bob Swick's Blog: A Tale OF Two Cities
7/25/15 2:35 AM
What community would you rather live in Wallingford or Bridgeport? I know this may be an unfair question. Wallingford is smaller than Bridgeport as Bridgeport has the largest population in Connecticut. Wallingford has its own electric division providing residents and businesses low cost electricity....

Wallingford Wired: Beth Hulsizer Takes Over HRE’s Art Wall
7/23/15 11:43 AM
We are proud to announce the ninth artist in our series of local artists has taken their spot our “Wallingford Inspires…” art wall, a striking collection of gorgeous photographic images of Wallingford! “Photography has always been a passion of mine…” We are honored to have local ph...

Bob Swick's Blog: Two More Long Years In Democrat Connecticut
7/18/15 2:29 AM
We have two more long years coming up here in Connecticut under the omnipotent rule of the Connecticut Democrat party and their economically incoherent budget.  After one of most ridiculous legislative sessions in our state's history, that eliminated any minority representation in the budget pr...

Wallingford Town Government Website: Revaluation Project: Property Visits and Data Collection - Assessor
7/16/15 7:00 PM
Revaluation inspections to be conducted from June to September....

Bob Swick's Blog: Saturday's Random Government Debt Thoughts
7/11/15 2:02 AM
Government Debt seems to be in the news today. It mostly negative economic news on government debt. We could first look at Greece and their debt.  Greece has relied on bailouts for the past five years and is lax in their tax collections.  They also have few people working since many are fu...

Wallingford Wired: Wallingford Gardeners Market Set For Sixteenth Year
7/10/15 10:20 AM
The Wallingford Gardeners Market is set to kick off its 16th year of operation this Saturday, the 11th, at 9:00am sharp! Come down to the Railroad Station Green and visit the many local vendors who will be displaying and selling their produce, flowers, products and services. Support our local econom...

Bob Swick's Blog: 239 Years Of Freedom July 4, 1776 - July 4, 2015
7/4/15 1:43 AM
IN CONGRESS, JULY 4, 1776 The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America When in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and eq...

Bob Swick's Blog: July 1 In Connecticut-More Taxes, More Spending, More Businesses Moving Out, More Taxpyers Moving Out
7/1/15 10:03 AM
Happy July Connecticut.  It is a happy day for the Connecticut Democrats. However it is not happy for those work in Connecticut, own businesses in Connecticut and pay taxes in Connecticut. It is a happy day for the Connecticut Democrats and Connecticut State Unions as they were able to eliminat...

Wallingford Wired: Top Ten Reasons to Live in Wallingford CT
6/27/15 7:10 PM
Founded in 1670, Wallingford, Connecticut has been my home town for over 20 years. The population at the 2010 census was 45,135, but that doesn’t mean it feels like a big town. Indeed, there are many things about Wallingford that make it an amazing place to live! After surveying several hundred resi...

Bob Swick's Blog: Connecticut's Budget Process
6/20/15 5:25 AM
Let me try to understand Connecticut's budget process.  First a budget is presented that is out of balance.  The budget then has money taken off budget and placed somewhere else to avoid the mandated state constitutional spending cap.  Then taxes increase and the Connecticut Democrat ...

Bob Swick's Blog: Taxation Without Representation Brought To You By Connecticut's Democrat Party
6/15/15 1:39 PM
Many years ago our state was part of a group of colonists who had enough of taxation without representation from England and decided to declare their freedom so that they could have freedom at that time.  In 2015 the Democrat Party of Connecticut has decided that Connecticut taxpayers will also...

Wallingford Wired: Wallingford Twilight Tunes 2015
6/14/15 7:07 PM
Summer is just a few days away, bringing hot days and cool nights. Now that the Community Pool is open, that takes care of the hot days, but the cool nights need something to do as well, and this fits the bill. The Wallingford Twilight Tunes Concert Series is set to kick off on July [...] Walling...

Wallingford Wired: Wallingford Community Pool to Open
6/9/15 2:28 PM
The days are getting longer, the kids will be out of school soon, and the temperatures are getting warmer and warmer. What better way to handle those three events than by taking a cooling dip in the community pool? Wallingford’s Community Pool will open initially on the weekend of June 13-14th from ...

Bob Swick's Blog: Connecticut Has Died A Slow Economic Death Today - May It Rest In Peace
6/3/15 8:16 AM
And here we go again. Middle class tax relief in the form of much new and higher taxes. Only in Connecticut brought to you by Connecticut's Democrat Party. The same party that brought you the highest tax increase in Connecticut's history a mere four years ago that was supposed to balance the budget ...

Wallingford Wired: Quinnipiac Chamber of Commerce Centennial Celebration Gala
6/1/15 2:18 PM
It is my pleasure to announce that the Quinnipiac Chamber of Commerce is celebrating its 100th year of operation in 2015. The Quinnipiac Chamber of Commerce is a business association of over 550 members, from sole proprietorships to large international companies, and local non-profit organizations. ...

Bob Swick's Blog: Connecticut Democrats Call For More Taxes-Connecticut Democrats Own Connecticut's Economic Decline Fully
6/1/15 10:01 AM
Connecticut Democrats want and will get more, new and higher taxes. Connecticut Democrats want and will get more, new and higher spending. Connecticut Democrats want and will get more, new and higher taxes. Connecticut Democrats want and will get more, new and higher spending. Connecticut Democrats...

Bob Swick's Blog: Connecticut's Taxpayer Funded Democrat Scandal
5/23/15 2:08 AM
Connecticut's taxpayers in my opinion are disrespected on a daily basis by our government.  Connecticut's taxpayers work for government through the massive transfer of monetary income and wealth to our state government through an incredible amount of taxes and fees that are paid to Hartford.&nb...

Bob Swick's Blog: Connecticut's New Economic Language
5/16/15 12:46 AM
Dannel Malloy and Hartford's Omnipotent One Party Rule have created their own language in Connecticut.  It may be difficult for the remaining taxpayers in the state to understand these new definitions to words thus I wish to clarify them for my readers. Budget Deficit-A concept that does not ex...

Bob Swick's Blog: Connecticut's Massive Spending Problem Over And Over Again
5/9/15 1:49 AM
Connecticut's massive spending problem rolls on.  And on and on.  And the solution once again is to raise taxes.  To raise taxes on basically all goods and services that still exist in Connecticut.  To remind my readers here are the taxes that the Democrat Party wish to increase:...

Wallingford Town Government Website: Red Cross FREE Smoke Alarm Installation - Department of Health
5/5/15 7:00 PM
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Bob Swick's Blog: Yes Higher and Even More Taxes Brought To You By Connecticut's Democrats.
5/5/15 8:54 AM
Thank You Connecticut Democrats For These New Taxes! Establish New Marginal Rate of 6.99% to increase revenue by $102.4 million in FY 2016 and $94.7 million in FY 2017 – Establish 2% Supplemental Tax on Capital Gains to increase revenue by $167.6 million in FY 2016 and $178 million in FY 2017 – Esta...

Bob Swick's Blog: Connecticut's Economic Exit Continues.
5/2/15 3:18 AM
Connecticut's economic exit continues.  The signal has been the recent hilarious supposed budget negotiations (obviously all one sided) that presents to taxpayers a mere $1.8 billion dollars in new taxes and tax increases along with a further expansion of long term unfunded debt by a minimum of...

Bob Swick's Blog: Keep The Debt Flowing, Taxpayers That Is The Name Of Hartford's Omnipotent One Party Rule's Game!
4/28/15 10:54 AM
Keep the debt flowing, keep the debt flowing, taxpayers that is the name of Hartford's Omnipotent One Party Rule's Game! And it is a game all right! Played with taxpayer's monies and jobs! The State Constitution is a worthless piece of paper meant to be viewed anyway Hartford's Omnipotent One Party...

Bob Swick's Blog: Silence Is Golden Especially If You Are Bankrupt
4/25/15 3:29 AM
Silence is golden.  It is peaceful.  Especially if you are bankrupt.  Our state government in my economic opinion is economically and morally bankrupt.  Long term debt keep rising and it seems to most taxpayers that the bulk of Connecticut's budget goes to salaries, benefits and ...

Bob Swick's Blog: What Can $2 Billion Dollars Buy? Or For That Matter $2.5 Billion Dollars?
4/18/15 2:49 AM
What can $2 billion dollars buy?  Or for that matter $2.5 billion dollars buy? The coronation of Hillary Clinton for President has begun and reports are that she will raise $2.5 billion dollars for her campaign.  And one could ponder what $2.5 billion dollars could buy in our economy? Coul...

Bob Swick's Blog: More Connecticut Higher Education Cuts-Students Will Continue To Pay More And More
4/11/15 1:50 AM
I wonder if any of our state elected officials have walked into a state college or university classroom lately?  I also wonder when the last time was when any high ranking Connecticut education bureaucrat went into one of the classrooms they oversee and govern?  I wonder when the last time...

Jason Zandri's Wallingford Politico Blog: TOWN OF WALLINGFORD - ANNUAL BUDGETS - FISCAL YEAR 2015 - 2016
4/2/15 6:22 AM
NOW ONLINE VIA http://www.town.wallingford.ct.us/images/customer-files//201516PropBud40215.pdf  The Wallingford Town Council 04-01-15 REVISED Budget Workshop Calendar to go along with this is posted as well via http://wallingfordpolitico.blogspot.com/2015/04/wallingford-town-counci...

Bob Swick's Blog: Malloy's Options-Blame, Blame, Blame
4/1/15 9:43 AM
And it is more of the same, blame, blame, blame.  Play the blame game with Dannel Malloy and Hartford's Omnipotent One Party Rule. Blame Indiana. Blame Republicans. Blame middle aged white men. Blame past administrations. Blame the economy. Blame Bush. Blame everyone and anyone. But do not blam...

Jason Zandri's Wallingford Politico Blog: Wallingford Town Council 04-01-15 REVISED Budget Workshop Calendar
4/1/15 6:21 AM
Here is the direct link to the actual PDF calendar...

Bob Swick's Blog: Connecticut's Continuing Economic Debacle-Yes We Have A Spending Problem
3/28/15 2:51 AM
It just never ends for Connecticut taxpayers.  While Dannel Malloy runs around the country insulting Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal and insulting middle aged white men his state continues its economic downfall.  Apparently Dannel Malloy and Hartford's Omnipotent One Party Rule largest tax...

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 Town Government Website: Voter Registration Updates - On-line Options Available
3/1/15 7:00 PM
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Wallingford Town Government Website: New “Drop-In” Office Hours - Town Planner
12/14/14 7:00 PM
Started December 15, 2014....

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...

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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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...

Wallingford Town Government Website: Learn about the benefits of commuting - visit CT rides
9/30/14 7:00 PM
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Jason Zandri's Wallingford Politico Blog: Governor Malloy scheduled to be in Wallingford this Sunday afternoon August 3rd
7/29/14 11:51 AM
Governor Malloy is scheduled to spend some time in Wallingford this Sunday afternoon, August 3rd, in Wallingford Center at Gaetano's Tavern at 4 pm.     Please feel free to come and invite friends and family....

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