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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 December 22
12/21/14 7:00 PM
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Record-Journal: The state Supreme Court sided with Mayor Manny Santos' opinion as to how the cor...
12/21/14 3:00 PM
The state Supreme Court sided with Mayor Manny Santos' opinion as to how the corporation counsel is appointed. Lost in the decision, columnist Eric Cotton points out, is that the court also said the process should promote cooperation between the branches of government. Yet Santos cited the deci...

Record-Journal: It took Howard Burke nearly 40 hours to put together the "Frozen" themed light d...
12/21/14 12:30 PM
It took Howard Burke nearly 40 hours to put together the "Frozen" themed light display in Southington. You can read more about that display and what goes into preparation here. If you're looking for more light displays in the area, we've also compiled a list for you. MyRec...

Record-Journal: Chris Settembri, 19, was remembered at a vigil Saturday night at Cheshire High S...
12/21/14 10:24 AM
Chris Settembri, 19, was remembered at a vigil Saturday night at Cheshire High School. Settembri was killed last week by his father who then turned a gun on himself, police say. MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | Cheshire teen remembered at vigil www.myrecordjournal.com The Record-Journal ...

CT News Junkie: ‘Never Forgetting Ferguson’ Rally Draws About 200 to Connecticut Capitol
12/20/14 6:40 PM
HARTFORD — More than 200 people marched to the state Capitol on Saturday afternoon to make sure no one forgets about the death of Michael Brown, whose shooting by a police officer earlier this year in Ferguson, Missouri, has led to an ongoing series of demonstrations and protests throughout th...

Record-Journal: An employee of Wallingford's Public Works Department was selling cocaine out of...
12/20/14 3:30 PM
An employee of Wallingford's Public Works Department was selling cocaine out of his house, according to an arrest warrant. Still an employee as of Friday, Jeffrey Riccardi had cocaine, $9,681 in cash, a leather belt with 25 rounds of ammunition for a 12-gauge shotgun, more than 60 boxes of ammu...

Record-Journal: The new ice rink at City Park in Meriden is filled and the one in Southington is...
12/20/14 12:30 PM
The new ice rink at City Park in Meriden is filled and the one in Southington is nearly ready to go. One problem: it's just not cold enough. Are you looking forward to ice skating this year? MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | Southington, Meriden ice skating rinks waiting for cold w...

Record-Journal: We compiled a list of the five most read stories during the week. Sadly, it was...
12/20/14 10:56 AM
We compiled a list of the five most read stories during the week. Sadly, it was one of the more difficult weeks in the area in recent memory. Let's hope for the best for the families and friends affected by the tragedies as we move into the holiday week. MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, C...

Record-Journal: Looking to get into the holiday spirit on Saturday? Visit eight of Wallingford'...
12/20/14 6:30 AM
Looking to get into the holiday spirit on Saturday? Visit eight of Wallingford's downtown bars and restaurants during the town's first SantaCon. Starting at noon, revelers in Santa garb will follow St. Nick as he stops at each establishment. Proceeds will go to Master's Manna. ...

Record-Journal: The No. 2 UConn women routed No. 25 DePaul 98-64 on Friday night Breanna Stewar...
12/20/14 1:00 AM
The No. 2 UConn women routed No. 25 DePaul 98-64 on Friday night Breanna Stewart scored 25 points; Kia Nurse had 19 points and Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis added 16 points and nine rebounds for UConn (7-1) For more photos and story: http://bit.ly/1Cggdmp MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT |...

Record-Journal: Sophomore Sabrina Smith hit three straight 3-pointers in a 28-second span Friday...
12/19/14 11:56 PM
Sophomore Sabrina Smith hit three straight 3-pointers in a 28-second span Friday night to lift the Lyman Hall girls basketball team to a 65-35 win over West Haven. Smith finished with six 3-pointers and a career-high 25 points. Emma Sears (15 points, 8 rebounds) and Kim Petit (16 points, 13 rebound...

Record-Journal: Earlier this year, a four-story building at East Main and Pratt partially collap...
12/19/14 9:10 PM
Earlier this year, a four-story building at East Main and Pratt partially collapsed, forcing tenants and businesses to flee. Since then, Meriden officials have been trying to work with owners on a plan to fix the problems. Now the city has decided to move forward with demolition. Read more: http:...

Wallingford Public Library: Knit @ WPL
12/19/14 6:46 PM
Tuesday, January 6th & Tuesday, January 20th, 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 t...

Wallingford Public Library: STAR Club
12/19/14 6:43 PM
Saturday, January 3rd, 1:00-3:00 p.m. in the Collins Room Science, Technology, Astronomy, Robotics! The purpose of STAR is to get students excited about science, mathematics, and technology. The group meets the first Saturday of every month during the school year. Open to all Wallingford stude...

CT News Junkie: DiNardo Ends 10-Year Tenure as Democratic Party Chair
12/19/14 3:00 PM
Nancy DiNardo, the long-time chairwoman of the state Democratic Party, will not return to the position next year and will instead run for the party’s vice chair position. DiNardo has endorsed Vice Chair Nick Balletto to succeed her....

CT News Junkie: Congress Offers Hope To Parents of Children With Disabilities
12/19/14 2:30 PM
Connecticut’s congressional delegates and advocates for people with autism celebrated Friday’s passage of a bill creating a new tax-free savings program for people with disabilities....

CT News Junkie: State Banking Chief Is 5th Commissioner To Leave Malloy Administration
12/19/14 2:12 PM
Department of Banking Commissioner Howard Pitkin will retire in January after 40 years with the department....

Record-Journal: Check out the video of burlesque dancers performing at Studio 1 in Southington....
12/19/14 1:13 PM
Check out the video of burlesque dancers performing at Studio 1 in Southington. After being featured in several movies in recent years, local venues see a surge in the dance form's popularity. Read more & watch the video: http://bit.ly/13kKtAx MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden,...

Wallingford Public School System: Central Office News- December 19, 2014
12/19/14 12:51 PM
Click here for the current news from the Food Service Department!...

CT News Junkie: Familiar Face To Head Connecticut’s Largest Business Organization
12/19/14 12:04 PM
Joseph Brennan, a veteran of Connecticut’s largest business group, officially took over as president and CEO of the Connecticut Business and Industry Association last week....

Record-Journal: The Meriden City Council voted to override Mayor Manny Santos’ veto of a recent...
12/19/14 11:29 AM
The Meriden City Council voted to override Mayor Manny Santos’ veto of a recent decision to pursue a $200,000 federal grant to remediate 11 Crown St. Eight of the 10 councilors in attendance during the 8 a.m. meeting voted to overrule the veto. To overrule a veto, a two-thirds majority vote is neces...

Record-Journal: Trees uprooting sidewalks is a common problem in Meriden, but there has been no...
12/19/14 9:42 AM
Trees uprooting sidewalks is a common problem in Meriden, but there has been no specific plan or budget to fix the issue. The City Council is now trying to tackle the issue by prioritizing neighborhoods. Where are some of the worst issues in the city involving trees uprooting sidewalks? My...

Record-Journal: A Southington fire truck may have saved some lives this week. Police say a man d...
12/19/14 7:15 AM
A Southington fire truck may have saved some lives this week. Police say a man driving under the influence smashed into the back of a fire truck on I-84. The truck was parked to block off a lane of highway and shield first responders. MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | Man faces charges aft...

CT News Junkie: OP-ED | Collapse Of The Tenet Deal An Ominous Sign
12/19/14 5:30 AM
The apparent collapse of a deal allowing a for-profit company to buy five hospitals in Connecticut could deal a devastating blow to the patients who depend on those facilities — and to the healthcare access of hundreds of thousands across the state....

Record-Journal: Police say this former Bridgeport police officer and Southington resident was ar...
12/18/14 10:07 PM
Police say this former Bridgeport police officer and Southington resident was arrested three times within 12 hours this week. After leaving a court appearance for drunken driving charges, police say he drove under the influence twice and attempted to steal items from a Wallingford Walmart. My...

CT News Junkie: OP-ED | Torture and Police Shootings: Finding the Balance Between Liberty and Security
12/18/14 10:02 PM
Last week after the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee released a report on the CIA’s detention and interrogation program — more commonly called the “ torture report ” — former NSA and CIA Director Michael Hayden did the rounds on the cable and network news shows defending hi...

CT News Junkie: OP-ED | A Transportation Wish List for 2015
12/18/14 8:00 PM
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has said that his big focus for 2015 is going to be transportation infrastructure. This is excellent news; our state has lagged behind in transportation for too long. We don’t yet know where he’ll focus transportation spending, so here’s a list of suggestions:...

CT News Junkie: OP-ED | Health IT In Connecticut - Learning From Mistakes
12/18/14 4:57 PM
A wise advocate once told me that if I have a problem with wasting money, I should find a different profession. The latest example of that truth is HITE-CT, a quasi-public entity created in statute to develop a system of health information exchange (HIE) for our state. HITE-CT was dissolved by the l...

Record-Journal: Throwback Thursday: There has been a lot of talk about the new restaurant planne...
12/18/14 4:30 PM
Throwback Thursday: There has been a lot of talk about the new restaurant planned for Colony Street, El Condado Grill Restaurant. For most though, this will always be the site of The Cabin Restaurant. #TBT What are you memories of The Cabin? MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | Meriden’s T...

CT News Junkie: Health Insurance App Gains Popularity
12/18/14 3:00 PM
Need health insurance? There’s an app for that....

Record-Journal: Choate Rosemary Hall's latest plan for expansion includes the purchase of Beaumo...
12/18/14 2:15 PM
Choate Rosemary Hall's latest plan for expansion includes the purchase of Beaumont Avenue from Wallingford. The project calls for a new student center and auditorium at the private school. What are you thoughts on the project? MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | Choate hopes to buy B...

Record-Journal: You might not find a better holiday light display than this one on Lovley Drive...
12/18/14 12:15 PM
You might not find a better holiday light display than this one on Lovley Drive in Southington. The lights play along with songs and a video from "Frozen." The video is included in the story. MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | Southington house lights up to Disney’s “Frozen” melod...

Wallingford Public Library: Sunday Hours Coming Soon
12/18/14 9:58 AM
Visit the Main Library on Sunday afternoons, 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in 2015. We will have Sunday hours from January through April. We hope you stop by soon....

Record-Journal: A former Southington High School teacher removed from a morning class while drun...
12/18/14 9:56 AM
A former Southington High School teacher removed from a morning class while drunk last month was arrested on Dec. 9 and charged with disorderly conduct, police said Thursday. Read more: http://bit.ly/1r2NjF7 MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | Southington teacher removed from class char...

Record-Journal: Mayor Manny Santos vetoed a City Council resolution to apply for a $200,000 that...
12/18/14 7:07 AM
Mayor Manny Santos vetoed a City Council resolution to apply for a $200,000 that would help with environmental cleanup costs associated with the Record-Journal building. Santos has concerns about the future of the property, the city continuing to spend federal and state funds to and too much afforda...

Record-Journal: Enter for a chance to win a $250 Gift Card to Once Upon A Child and $100 to Town...
12/17/14 10:30 PM
Enter for a chance to win a $250 Gift Card to Once Upon A Child and $100 to Townline Square! Enter the Passport Contest now! myrecordjournal.com/passport Townline Square Passport Contest myrecordjournal.secondstreet.com Enter to win amazing prizes each month, and for a chance to with the ...

Record-Journal: A Wallingford man claiming to be a Marine Corps veteran of the Vietnam War calle...
12/17/14 8:30 PM
A Wallingford man claiming to be a Marine Corps veteran of the Vietnam War called the Chaz & AJ live radio show Wednesday morning and emotionally told hosts he had just learned his son was killed in the line of duty in Afghanistan while saving his brothers in arms. The Marine Corps, however, has...

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....

Record-Journal: More details have been released regarding a Southington teacher removed from cla...
12/17/14 6:51 PM
More details have been released regarding a Southington teacher removed from class last month. An incident report stated the teacher was bumping into lockers while walking down school hallways, was slurring his words in class, swore at a student and had physical contact with two students. The te...

Record-Journal: One of the two brothers wanted in an October shooting on Franklin Street has bee...
12/17/14 5:45 PM
One of the two brothers wanted in an October shooting on Franklin Street has been arrested. Police say a bullet fired from the brothers' third floor apartment traveled through the floor and struck a woman on the second floor. MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | Man wanted in October sho...

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 ...

Record-Journal: El Condado Grill Restaurant (formerly named Cono Grill) is expected to open in t...
12/17/14 12:00 PM
El Condado Grill Restaurant (formerly named Cono Grill) is expected to open in the coming days after a series of setbacks. Are you excited about the new Colony Street restaurant? MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | Downtown Meriden restaurant owner upbeat despite delayed opening www.myre...

Record-Journal: Police have confirmed a Cheshire man killed his 19-year-old son last night on Co...
12/17/14 9:31 AM
Police have confirmed a Cheshire man killed his 19-year-old son last night on Cornwall Avenue and then killed himself in a double-fatal shooting. MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | Police: Cheshire man kills 19-year-old son, then himself in... www.myrecordjournal.com The Record-Journal is ...

Record-Journal: Firefighters are investigating after a second fire hit this house on Capitol Ave...
12/17/14 8:10 AM
Firefighters are investigating after a second fire hit this house on Capitol Avenue in Meriden in the span of two days. MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | Fire hits Meriden house for second consecutive day www.myrecordjournal.com The Record-Journal is a local print and digital daily newspa...

Wallingford Public Library: Holiday Closing
12/15/14 12:02 PM
The Library will be closed on Wednesday, December 24th and Thursday, December 25th in observance of Christmas. Regular hours resume Friday, December 26th. The Book Seller will be closed December 24th-December 26th....

Wallingford Town Government Website: Government Channel Program Schedule - Week of December 15
12/14/14 7:00 PM
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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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Wallingford Public School System: Central Office News- December 12, 2014
12/12/14 5:17 PM
Click here to see the latest news from the Business Office. OMNI Step by Step Directions 403b & 457b Limits for 2015 List of Companies Offering 403(b)-Roth 403(b) and 457(b) Benefits...

Wallingford Public School System: Dr. Menzo's Quote of the Week
12/12/14 2:49 PM
"I don't mind losing as long as I see improvement or I feel I've done as well as I possibly could." Dr. Carol Dweck – Mindset...

Wallingford Public School System: Dr. Menzo's Quote of the Week
12/12/14 2:48 PM
"I don't mind losing as long as I see improvement or I feel I've done as well as I possibly could." Dr. Carol Dweck – Mindset...

Wallingford Public School System: Dr. Menzo's Quote of the Week
12/12/14 2:44 PM
"One chance is all you need." Dr. Carol Dweck - Mindset...

Wallingford Town Government Website: Holiday Schedules for Compost, Recycling and Resident Disposal
12/11/14 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 Town Government Website: Compost Center - Open 3 days/Week December 1-Mid January
11/30/14 7:00 PM
Monday, Thursday, Saturday, 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m....

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...

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)...

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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Bob Swick's Blog: Tonight's Debate: Round One
8/27/14 1:18 AM
Round One. I am amazed that Mr. Malloy has agreed to seven count them seven debates with Mr. Foley. I am not amazed that United States Representative Rosa DeLauro will not debate Candidate James Brown.  We all know it is beneath DeLauro to tell the people she supposedly represents where she st...

Bob Swick's Blog: Another Connecticut Taxpayer Funded Corporate Welfare Payment
8/20/14 1:20 AM
I am wondering when the State of Connecticut will start offering tax incentives for people moving from one town to another in Connecticut?  We do it already with businesses moving from one town to another in the state so why not people? The latest round of taxpayer funded corporate welfarism c...

Bob Swick's Blog: Now The Real War Begins In Connecticut.
8/13/14 10:46 AM
Now the real war begins in Connecticut. Economic reality versus economic fantasy. Fiscal restraint versus tax and spend. Debt addressed versus more and more debt. Now the real war begins in Connecticut. A fight for the state's future. A fight to preserve the state's past. A fight for the state's pr...

Bob Swick's Blog: James Brown For Congress In Connecticut's Third District
8/7/14 1:38 AM
I wonder if anyone has told Rosa DeLauro to drop out of her re election race like she has told Gubernatorial Candidate Jonathan Pelto?  Just a thought?  Maybe it has been a long 23 years that she has been in office achieving what I do not know for the Third Congressional District here in C...

Bob Swick's Blog: Thursday's Thoughts On Connecticut
7/30/14 11:54 PM
Some thoughts for Thursday on Connecticut. Can this be the year that Connecticut's oppressive economic and political climate changes? Can this be the year that some new thoughts are developed to move Connecticut's economy forward rather than the usual higher taxes and elite corporate welfare/campaig...

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....

Bob Swick's Blog: More Malloy Connecticut Economic Fantasy News
7/24/14 1:12 AM
In Connecticut there seems to be an economic fantasy taking place by Mr. Malloy and Hartford's Omnipotent One Party Rule. The economic fantasy is to take taxpayer's monies and give it to businesses already here in Connecticut to keep them here.  Some of those same businesses then donate to some...

Bob Swick's Blog: Questions And Answers
7/16/14 1:54 AM
A hypothetical Question and Answer session-we know this will never happen. A theoretical and imaginary view of Connecticut through Hartford's Omnipotent One Party Rule. Questions and Answers. SS: Connecticut's Economy ranks near last in many different economic and business categories as compared to ...

Bob Swick's Blog: Dannel Says: "The State Is A Battleground"
7/9/14 1:28 AM
The state is a battleground. Are you ready to defend? (What about the new gun laws?) The state is a battleground. 55,000 private sector jobs created. (How many jobs were lost since 2011?) The state is a battleground. Conversations abound for the future.  (Is there a future for the state with th...

Bob Swick's Blog: 238 Years Of Freedom July 4, 1776 - July 4, 2014
7/3/14 11:17 PM
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 ...

Bob Swick's Blog: What Doesn't Mr. Malloy Not Understand?
7/2/14 1:31 AM
What doesn't Mr. Malloy understand? Does he understand free market economics? Does he understand higher taxes lead to less economic growth? Does he understand higher taxes lead to even more state governmental spending? Does he understand higher taxes lead to less consumer spending and investments? D...

Jason Zandri's Wallingford Politico Blog: AGENDA - REGULAR TOWN COUNCIL MEETING – TUESDAY May 27, 2014
5/21/14 6:06 PM
TOWN OF WALLINGFORD, CONNECTICUT REGULAR TOWN COUNCIL MEETING Town Council Chambers TUESDAY May 27, 2014 6:30 P. M. AGENDA 1. Opening Prayer – Reverend Margaret Jay, First Congregational Church of Wallingford 2. Pledge of Allegiance and Roll Call 3. Consent Agenda 3a. Co...

Jason Zandri's Wallingford Politico Blog: VIDEO - FY 2014 – 2015 BUDGET WORKSHOP May 5, 2014
5/10/14 6:05 AM
TOWN OF WALLINGFORD, CONNECTICUT Special Town Council Meeting May 5, 2014 6:30 P.M. Town Council Chambers FY 2014 – 2015 BUDGET WORKSHOP AGENDA   1. Moment of Silence 2. Pledge of Allegiance and Roll Call 3. BUDGET WORKSHOP PARKS & RECREATION PUBLIC WORKS ENGINEERIN...

Jason Zandri's Wallingford Politico Blog: AGENDA - REGULAR TOWN COUNCIL MEETING - May 13, 2014
5/9/14 8:05 AM
TOWN OF WALLINGFORD, CONNECTICUT REGULAR TOWN COUNCIL MEETING Town Council Chambers TUESDAY May 13, 2014 6:30 P. M. AMENDED AGENDA 1. Opening Prayer Father Thomas Walsh, Most Holy Trinity Church of Wallingford 2. Pledge of Allegiance and Roll Call 3.  Consent Agenda  ...

Jason Zandri's Wallingford Politico Blog: VIDEO - FY 2014 - 2015 BUDGET WORKSHOPS
5/5/14 3:54 AM
APRIL 9, 2014 6:30 P.M. FY 2014 - 2015 BUDGET WORKSHOP AGENDA 1. Moment of Silence 2. Pledge of Allegiance and Roll Call 3. BUDGET WORKSHOPS           BOARD OF EDUCATION ...

Jason Zandri's Wallingford Politico Blog: PUBLIC HEARING on the Wallingford FY 2014 – 2015 BUDGET
5/4/14 5:01 PM
Special Town Council Meeting TUESDAY MAY 6, 2014 6:00 P.M. Town Council Chambers   FY 2014 – 2015 BUDGET AGENDA 1. Pledge of Allegiance 2. Roll Call 3. PUBLIC HEARING Ambul...

Jason Zandri's Wallingford Politico Blog: AGENDA - REGULAR TOWN COUNCIL MEETING, TUESDAY April 22, 2014
4/20/14 2:54 AM
TOWN OF WALLINGFORD, CONNECTICUT REGULAR TOWN COUNCIL MEETING Town Council Chambers TUESDAY April 22, 2014 6:30 P. M. AGENDA Opening Prayer –Reverend Dean O. Warburton, First Congregational Church of Wallingford 1. Pledge of Allegiance and Roll Call 2. Discussion and Possibl...

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Wallingford Public Library: Merry Christmas, from our family to yours!
12/21/14 12:38 PM
Merry Christmas, from our family to yours! Holiday Greetings From Wallingford Public Library Annual Holiday Message Event held at WPAA-TV...

Wallingford Patch: Can Expectant Wallingford Moms Laugh Through Labor? http://ow.ly/2SoQI8
12/21/14 10:01 AM
Can Expectant Wallingford Moms Laugh Through Labor? http://ow.ly/2SoQI8 Can Expectant Wallingford Moms Laugh Through Labor? patch.com A provocative new technique offered at Yale New Haven Hospital shows women in labor how they can laugh their way through to ease the pain....

Wallingford Patch: Can you help Tallulah find a home for Christmas?
12/19/14 8:59 PM
Can you help Tallulah find a home for Christmas? patch.com patch.com...

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 Patch: Find Open Houses in Wallingford Here http://ow.ly/2SlwzX
12/19/14 5:01 PM
Find Open Houses in Wallingford Here http://ow.ly/2SlwzX Find Open Houses in Wallingford Here patch.com Zillow.com 's latest listings....

: Teens melted pieces of crayon inside clear ornaments for an artistic holiday dec...
12/18/14 6:49 PM
Teens melted pieces of crayon inside clear ornaments for an artistic holiday decoration. Melted Crayon Ornaments Teens melted pieces of crayon inside clear ornaments for an artistic holiday decoration....

Wallingford Public Library: Check out the new The Wallingford Magazine featuring many historical photograph...
12/18/14 2:06 PM
Check out the new The Wallingford Magazine featuring many historical photographs of Wallingford. It's also available online! WalllingfordMagazineWinter2015 WalllingfordMagazineWinter2015...

Wallingford Public Library: The Wallingford Public Library Staff would like to wish everyone Happy Holidays!...
12/15/14 5:30 PM
The Wallingford Public Library Staff would like to wish everyone Happy Holidays! We've got all the books you need for your celebrations! Thanks to WPAA - TV and Community Media Center for filming this video for us! Greetings of the Season From Wallingford Public Library Annual Holi...

Wallingford Public Library: Exciting news for the Nutmeg State! Connecticut's first National Park!
12/15/14 1:28 PM
Exciting news for the Nutmeg State! Connecticut's first National Park! Coltsville National Park Wins Final Approval, Sets Plans in Motion for Visitors Center and More www.courant.com Final congressional approval came Friday for creation of a Coltsville National Park in Hartford dedicated...

Wallingford Public Library: The Russell Library in Middletown is offering a great service for anyone who nee...
12/11/14 12:49 PM
The Russell Library in Middletown is offering a great service for anyone who needs to update their profile picture. Timeline Photos Need to update your LinkedIn profile photo? The Job and Career Program will be holding a free head shot session on Thursday, 12/18 from 10:00-noon....

Wallingford Public Library: Look for our 'Giving Tree' to find books about giving during the holiday season...
12/10/14 10:40 AM
Look for our 'Giving Tree' to find books about giving during the holiday season and all year round! #BookTree...

Wallingford Public Library: Despite the weather, we've had a tremendous turnout for the Annual Wallingford G...
12/9/14 2:12 PM
Despite the weather, we've had a tremendous turnout for the Annual Wallingford Garden Club Tea! It's great to meet new people and see old friends. We have such an amazing community! :-)...

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=5ff9eef9548e9a3e1ac58f7718a41bde&oe=553E25A0&__gda__=1426461131_660ff3d3740e78cd7aa72ac104f15149 Hometown Garden Center Santa is coming ...

Wallingford Public Library: The Break-It Make-It Lab created these funny robotic critters today!
12/5/14 7:58 PM
The Break-It Make-It Lab created these funny robotic critters today! Bristlebots! The scientists in the Break-It Make-It Lab created these robotic critters!...

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 Public Schools: UPDATES via @MTSAthletics -follow on Twitter ALL POWDERPUFF PARKING WILL NEED T...
11/24/14 7:52 PM
UPDATES via @MTSAthletics -follow on Twitter ALL POWDERPUFF PARKING WILL NEED TO BE AT SHEEHAN AND MORAN AND HIGHLAND. THE CHURCH LOT WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE FOR PARKING NO ONE WILL BE ALLOWED TO ENTER THE FIELD UNTIL 5:30pm ... TICKETS WILL BE ON SALE STARTING AT *5pm* The after-powderp...

Wallingford Public Schools: POWDERPUFF GAME HAS BEEN MOVED TO TUESDAY EVENING AT 6:30PM
11/24/14 6:17 PM
POWDERPUFF GAME HAS BEEN MOVED TO TUESDAY EVENING AT 6:30PM...

Wallingford Public Schools: http://goo.gl/Xg43ZT
11/24/14 10:29 AM
http://goo.gl/Xg43ZT Weekly Update - Monday, November 24, 2014 salmenzo.tumblr.com Learn – Leverage – Lead “Winners don’t do different things. Winners do things differently.” Dr. Carol Dweck – Mindset Good Morning, I cannot believe that Thanksgiving is this Thursday! Where did......

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 Public Schools: Sunnie Days Ahead!! Sunnie Days Pilot will be shown 11/12 - 11/19 @ 10am, Noon,...
11/6/14 11:07 AM
Sunnie Days Ahead!! Sunnie Days Pilot will be shown 11/12 - 11/19 @ 10am, Noon, 2pm & 5pm on WPS-TV, Comcast Ch 19 and U-verse Position 99...

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 Public Schools: Please Support! https://www.booster.com/parkerfarmsstep?share=1511415200811002&u...
11/5/14 11:13 AM
Please Support! https://www.booster.com/parkerfarmsstep?share=1511415200811002&utm_source=fb_share&utm_campaign=parkerfarmsstep&utm_medium=fb_share_on_receipt_modal&ref=fb_share_on_receipt_modal & Help us raise funds to save the Galapagos Penguin. As we have threatened, so...

Wallingford Public Schools: https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=833002823389385&set=vb.180169675339373&type...
11/5/14 8:21 AM
https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=833002823389385&set=vb.180169675339373&type=2&theater CLUE Come see Sheehan Dramatic Arts production of Clue. Sheehan High School Friday and Saturday November 14th & 15th at 7pm. Saturday the 15th at 2pm. Support the Arts in our public sc...

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....

Wallingford Community Women Inc: You can now purchase a custom made Wind & Fire WALLINGFORD charm bracelet at AJ...
10/31/14 10:24 AM
You can now purchase a custom made Wind & Fire WALLINGFORD charm bracelet at AJ CANELLI JEWELERS and at WALLINGFORD LAMP & SHADE on Center Street. Thank you Erin and Dana Reig and John LeTourneau for your generosity and comitment to our community....

Wallingford Community Women Inc: We will be selling our custom made Wallingford Wind & Fire Charm Bracelets in fr...
10/29/14 9:10 PM
We will be selling our custom made Wallingford Wind & Fire Charm Bracelets in front of AJ Canelli Jewelers during the Holiday Stroll. Let us help you with your Holiday shopping....

Wallingford Community Women Inc: http://www.makers.com/blog/these-three-women-saw-community-need-and-stepped-serv...
10/29/14 4:41 PM
http://www.makers.com/blog/these-three-women-saw-community-need-and-stepped-serve?utm_medium=referral&utm_source=pulsenews These Three Women Saw a Community Need--and Stepped in to Serve www.makers.com Last month, we celebrated the winners of the first-ever Roslyn S. Jaffe Awards, recogn...

Wallingford Community Women Inc: Change your clocks, smoke detector and CO detector batteries on Saturday night...
10/29/14 7:39 AM
Change your clocks, smoke detector and CO detector batteries on Saturday night!!!! Timeline Photos DONT FORGET TO CHANGE THOSE BATTERIES THIS WEEKEND!!! If your detector is older than 10 years, replace it with a new one!...

Wallingford Community Women Inc: UPDATE: Candidates Forum Series 2014 - Government Channel Program Schedule F...
10/27/14 10:52 AM
UPDATE: Candidates Forum Series 2014 - Government Channel Program Schedule Featuring candidates running for state representative, including the 85th Assembly District [Frank Apuzzo (R) and Mary Mushinsky (D)] and the 90th Assembly District [Richard Abbate (R) and Mary Fritz (D)]. Sponsored an...