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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: Local businesses and community leaders were honored by the United Way of Meriden...
6/2/15 6:00 AM
Local businesses and community leaders were honored by the United Way of Meriden and Wallingford Monday night during the organization's annual recognition ceremony. MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | United Way of Meriden and Wallingford recognizes top donors,... www.myrecordjournal.c...

Record-Journal: The Class MM state championship track meet is full of local contenders. Seven of...
6/1/15 10:00 PM
The Class MM state championship track meet is full of local contenders. Seven of them are top seeds. Athletes from Sheehan, Platt, Lyman Hall and Maloney will compete Tuesday. MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | Top area track and field athletes in line for gold www.myrecordjournal.com The...

CT News Junkie: Democrats Struggle To Find Budget Votes In House
6/1/15 9:09 PM
The details of a two-year, $40 billion budget deal were still in flux Monday night as legislative leaders debated changes to the tax package in order to get more Democratic lawmakers on board....

Record-Journal: Here are our photos of the week!
6/1/15 9:00 PM
Here are our photos of the week! Photo Gallery: Photos of the week May 24 to May 30 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...

CT News Junkie: Gabby Giffords Stays Focused on Domestic Violence Bill
6/1/15 7:59 PM
With attention focused on the state budget debate, former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords is turning up the heat on the Connecticut legislature to act on a bill to address domestic violence and guns....

Record-Journal: Later this month, Noodles & Company will open a new location in Southington. Bef...
6/1/15 7:45 PM
Later this month, Noodles & Company will open a new location in Southington. Before it does, we sat down in its Glastonbury branch to see what the restaurant is all about. Will you try Noodles & Company when it opens? Getting familiar with Noodles & Company ahead of Southington ...

Record-Journal: A Meriden man has been charged in a shooting that took place on Cook Avenue in A...
6/1/15 7:00 PM
A Meriden man has been charged in a shooting that took place on Cook Avenue in April. The warrant details events leading up to the shooting, including a fight that took place in the stairwell of the apartment building. Meriden man charged in fatal Cook Avenue shooting, warrant details incident...

Record-Journal: A teacher and portrait artist, a community volunteer and businessman, and a phil...
6/1/15 6:00 PM
A teacher and portrait artist, a community volunteer and businessman, and a philanthropist will be inducted into the Meriden Hall of Fame in October. Who else do you think belongs in the Meriden Hall of Fame? Meriden Hall of Fame class of 2015 announced www.myrecordjournal.com The Record-J...

Record-Journal: Just an FYI: Tomorrow night's night viewing from Castle Craig has been postponed...
6/1/15 5:00 PM
Just an FYI: Tomorrow night's night viewing from Castle Craig has been postponed, but there are plenty of chances to catch a look at a full moon from atop East Peak this year. Castle Craig night viewing postponed www.myrecordjournal.com The Record-Journal is a local print and digital dai...

Record-Journal: Former Meriden Health Director Lisa Pippa appeared in court Monday. A judge comm...
6/1/15 3:54 PM
Former Meriden Health Director Lisa Pippa appeared in court Monday. A judge commented on Pippa's arrest and her lawyer said the incident that prompted the arrest was the result of a mental health issue. Former Meriden Health Director granted diversionary program www.myrecordjournal.com T...

Record-Journal: A new store is coming to a Queen Street plaza in Southington. Do you plan to try...
6/1/15 3:00 PM
A new store is coming to a Queen Street plaza in Southington. Do you plan to try it out? New Indian grocery store coming to Southington www.myrecordjournal.com The Record-Journal is a local print and digital daily newspaper covering local news, sports and community news in the Central Connect...

Wallingford Public School System: Dr. Menzo's Quote of the Week
6/1/15 2:42 PM
"Either you decide to stay in the shallow end of the pool or you go out in the ocean." Christopher Reeves...

Wallingford Public School System: Dr. Menzo's Quote of the Week
6/1/15 2:41 PM
"Either you decide to stay in the shallow end of the pool or you go out in the ocean." Christopher Reeves...

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. ...

Record-Journal: Miss the off roading event at the Meriden airport this weekend? Check out these...
6/1/15 2:00 PM
Miss the off roading event at the Meriden airport this weekend? Check out these photos! Photo Gallery: Off-road event held at Meriden airport www.myrecordjournal.com The Record-Journal is a local print and digital daily newspaper covering local news, sports and community news in the Central C...

CT News Junkie: Reacting to Democrats’ Tax Package, Businesses Suggest They Already Have One Foot Out The Door
6/1/15 1:05 PM
Connecticut’s business community made a last-ditch effort Monday to stop what they believe will be devastating tax increases with dire consequences....

Record-Journal: A 68-year-old Meriden man has been charged in connection with the fatal Cook Ave...
6/1/15 1:00 PM
A 68-year-old Meriden man has been charged in connection with the fatal Cook Avenue shooting that occurred in April. Meriden man charged in fatal Cook Avenue shooting www.myrecordjournal.com The Record-Journal is a local print and digital daily newspaper covering local news, sports and commun...

: Community Health Network of Connecticut Presents Cornell Scott Memorial Golf Classic
6/1/15 12:27 PM
The event will take place on August 17 in Wallingford....

: Quinnipiac Chamber of Commerce Hosts Centennial Celebration
6/1/15 12:22 PM
The event will take place on June 12 in Wallingford....

Record-Journal: Emergency crews are on scene after a crash on I-91 in Wallingford Monday afternoon.
6/1/15 11:56 AM
Emergency crews are on scene after a crash on I-91 in Wallingford Monday afternoon. Wallingford fire crews at accident on I-91 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...

Record-Journal: A project to prevent flooding by improving the flow of Harbor Brook under a brid...
6/1/15 11:00 AM
A project to prevent flooding by improving the flow of Harbor Brook under a bridge near the former Church and Morse site on South Colony Street is expected to begin in the coming months. Meriden flood control project moving forward www.myrecordjournal.com The Record-Journal is a local print a...

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...

Record-Journal: How many is too many? Southington defeated Farmington 42-0 last month in softbal...
6/1/15 10:00 AM
How many is too many? Southington defeated Farmington 42-0 last month in softball. By rule, the game has to go at least five innnings, but should the mercy rule be changed when one team has a clear advantage? What’s the call when the ballgame gets out of hand? www.myrecordjournal.com The Reco...

Record-Journal: This year marked the 30th anniversary of the death of Berlin police officer Jeff...
6/1/15 9:00 AM
This year marked the 30th anniversary of the death of Berlin police officer Jeffrey G. Casner, who was killed by a drunk driver while directing traffic at the scene of a car accident in 1985. MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | Berlin remembers police officer 30 years after tragedy www.myre...

Wallingford Public Library: The Hidden Web: Unlocking the Power of Subscription Databases
6/1/15 8:16 AM
Monday, June 15th, 2:00-3:30 p.m. in the Board Room Your Wallingford Public Library card opens a wealth of online resources, including magazine and newspaper articles, practice tests, online classes, language instruction, and more. Learn how to access and use these valuable tools at no cost. Plea...

Wallingford Public Library: Friday Night Flicks Presents: American Sniper
6/1/15 8:10 AM
Friday, June 12th at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle is sent to Iraq with only one mission: to protect his brothers-in-arms. His pinpoint accuracy saves countless lives on the battlefield. He is also facing a different kind of battle on the home front: striving to be a g...

Wallingford Public Library: Anime Night: Btooom!
6/1/15 8:06 AM
Thursday, June 11th, 6:30-8:00 p.m. in the Community Room If you love anime and manga, this is where you need to be. Join us for Btooom!- a new anime in which a gamer must fight for his life after he wakes up in a real-life version of an on-line game. Meet other otaku and enjoy Green Tea Kit-Kat...

Record-Journal: A preview of the state high school baseball tournament. Southington looks to con...
6/1/15 8:00 AM
A preview of the state high school baseball tournament. Southington looks to continue its winning ways. Maloney, ranked No. 25, face a long road. Wilcox is ranked No. 3 in Class M. MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | CIAC Baseball: SHS experienced in LL; Spartans face long L... www.myrecord...

CT News Junkie: OP-ED | Tesla Is Good For Connecticut, Good For The Planet
6/1/15 7:00 AM
Among the many issues left for the last week of session is the fate of a bill that would allow Tesla Motors to sell cars directly to Connecticut consumers....

Record-Journal: Three Wallingford moms have launched a crafting and cocktail business, hoping to...
6/1/15 7:00 AM
Three Wallingford moms have launched a crafting and cocktail business, hoping to capitalize on the Do-It-Yourself trend made popular on social media. “These are not your grandma’s crafts,” said Craftivate founder Amy Stamp. MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | Wallingford stay-at-home moms l...

Record-Journal: Sheehan High School looks ready to make a deep run in the Class M baseball tourn...
6/1/15 6:00 AM
Sheehan High School looks ready to make a deep run in the Class M baseball tournament. The Titans played a tough regular season schedule and have three players headed for Division I schools. Sheehan opens up play on Tuesday. MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | CIAC Baseball: Titans poised fo...

CT News Junkie: Bill To Help Local Taxpayers Heads to Malloy’s Desk
6/1/15 4:30 AM
Municipal officials and taxpayers groups will be happy to hear that a bill to give towns more control over their education budgets is on its way to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s desk....

CT News Junkie: Budget Vote Expected Later Today
6/1/15 4:30 AM
Lawmakers are expected to vote Monday on the two-year, $40 billion state budget agreement that boosts taxes on businesses, authorizes keno, and increases personal income taxes on the state’s wealthiest citizens....

Record-Journal: Police have obtained an arrest warrant for a man in connection with a two shooti...
5/31/15 9:49 PM
Police have obtained an arrest warrant for a man in connection with a two shootings last week in Connecticut— one that involved a pastor outside of his Hartford church. MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | Police: Hartford man wanted in pastor’s shooting last week www.myrecordjournal.com The...

Record-Journal: This editorial tackles the complex and controversial issue of bilingual educatio...
5/31/15 9:00 PM
This editorial tackles the complex and controversial issue of bilingual education. Connecticut gets low marks in this area, but there is no consensus on how to improve. To make things more complicated, not all educators agree that bilingual instruction is a good idea. What are your thoughts? ...

Record-Journal: Some great photos from today’s Ultimate OffRoad trucking competition at Meriden-...
5/31/15 8:00 PM
Some great photos from today’s Ultimate OffRoad trucking competition at Meriden-Markham Airport. More than 200 vehicles took on the mud pits and rock obstacle course. Were you there? MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | Meriden off-road truck competition draws a crowd www.myrecordjournal.com...

Record-Journal: Columnist Mike Brodinsky weighs in on Christine Mansfield’s decision not to run...
5/31/15 7:00 PM
Columnist Mike Brodinsky weighs in on Christine Mansfield’s decision not to run for re-election to the Wallingford Town Council. MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | Column: Mansfield’s departure is Wallingford’s loss www.myrecordjournal.com The Record-Journal is a local print and digital da...

Wallingford Town Government Website: Government Channel Program Schedule - Week of June 1
5/31/15 7:00 PM
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Wallingford Town Government Website: TAX PAYMENT NOTICE: First Installment of Real Estate and Personal Property Taxes and Total Motor Vehicle
5/31/15 7:00 PM
Taxes Due July 1, 2015. Final date for payment is August 3, 2015....

Record-Journal: For 11-year-old Special Olympian Nicola Straight and two of her Benjamin Frankli...
5/31/15 6:00 PM
For 11-year-old Special Olympian Nicola Straight and two of her Benjamin Franklin schoolmates, Sunday’s Unified Relay Across America event was about three friends walking up Curtis Street. MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | Meriden residents take part in the Unified Relay Across America ww...

Record-Journal: Did you know that the Internal Revenue Service paid $5.8 billion in fraudulent r...
5/31/15 5:00 PM
Did you know that the Internal Revenue Service paid $5.8 billion in fraudulent refunds to identity thieves in 2013? The agency sent 655 tax refunds to a single address in Lithuania and 343 refunds went to an address in Shanghai! MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | Editorial: IRS pays billion...

Record-Journal: Durham will not longer use a popular weed killer to control roadside weeds. The...
5/31/15 4:00 PM
Durham will not longer use a popular weed killer to control roadside weeds. The chemical is glysophate, more commonly known as “Roundup.” The WHO has said glysophate is “probably carcinogenic to humans.” Do you use Roundup in your yard? Will you stop? MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | Durh...

Record-Journal: Two people have been taken to the hospital after a car rolled over onto its roof...
5/31/15 2:45 PM
Two people have been taken to the hospital after a car rolled over onto its roof on Interstate 91 north in Wallingford Sunday afternoon. MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | Two hospitalized after rollover accident on I-91 www.myrecordjournal.com The Record-Journal is a local print and digit...

Record-Journal: R-J columnist Eric Cotton says Wallingford officials should be receptive to the...
5/31/15 2:00 PM
R-J columnist Eric Cotton says Wallingford officials should be receptive to the regulatory changes the Oakdale needs to continue holding shows under the dome. The Oakdale has already taken steps to address noise complaints and as an entertainment venue and cultural institution it's too importan...

Record-Journal: Connecticut legislators have reached a tentative two-year budget deal with Gov....
5/31/15 1:00 PM
Connecticut legislators have reached a tentative two-year budget deal with Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. Malloy says the deal “will help Connecticut now and in the long-run.” MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | Connecticut lawmakers reach tentative budget deal www.myrecordjournal.com The Record-J...

: Community Shows Support in 'Save the Dome' Rally
5/31/15 11:54 AM
Fans of the Oakdale Theatre continue to support the music venue after Wallingford’s cease-and-desist order was upheld....

CT News Junkie: Democrats Reach Tentative Budget Deal With Malloy
5/31/15 1:42 AM
Democratic legislative leaders and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Sunday around 1:20 a.m. that they had reached a deal on the state budget, but they didn’t release any numbers....

CT News Junkie: OP-ED | Don’t Cut $5 Million From Underfunded Bridgeport Public Schools
5/30/15 11:56 PM
On June 3 the Connecticut General Assembly will close the legislative session and hanging in the balance is $5 million in much-needed funding for the Bridgeport public schools....

CT News Junkie: Advocates Urge Lawmakers to Pass Bill to Protect Domestic Violence Victims From Gun Violence
5/30/15 11:19 PM
Lori Jackson’s family traveled to the state Capitol Saturday night in hopes of saving a bill designed to take firearms out of the hands of individuals who receive a restraining order in cases of domestic violence....

CT News Junkie: Malloy Flexes Muscle For Charter Schools
5/30/15 7:09 PM
More than a handful of Democratic lawmakers are unhappy that Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, whom they helped re-elect, has drawn a line in the sand over funding for two new charter schools....

: Community Rallies Around Connecticut Children Struck by Tragedy
5/29/15 8:56 PM
A GoFundMe account has been launched on behalf of two Wallingford middle school students and their older brother whose parents passed away....

Wallingford Public School System: Pack It Back to School program
5/29/15 2:19 PM
Click here for more information about the Pack it Back to School (P. B. S.) program from Youth and Social Services....

: Live Nation President Releases Statement on Future of the Oakdale Theatre
5/29/15 2:14 PM
Supporters of the Oakdale are organizing a “Save the Dome” gathering Saturday in Wallingford....

Wallingford Public School System: Summer Programs at Choate Rosemary Hall
5/29/15 5:10 AM
Click here for more information about a variety of summer programs at Choate Rosemary Hall....

Wallingford Public School System: Beans Craft Cart at Smilow Caner Center
5/29/15 5:09 AM
Click here for information about how you can help children suffering from cancer at Yale New Haven Hospital....

Wallingford Town Government Website: Dog Licensing Program
5/28/15 7:00 PM
State law requires the registration of dogs during June....

Wallingford Public Library: Knit @ WPL
5/28/15 9:14 AM
Tuesday, June 2nd, 6:00-7:30 p.m. in the Board Room Drop-in No matter if you just picked up a pair of knitting needles for the first time or have been crocheting for years, all are welcome to attend. Join us, sit, relax, and stitch away! New members are always welcome. All materials provided....

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...

Wallingford Wired: New Listing: 18 Draper Ave, Meriden CT 06450
5/22/15 12:28 PM
18 Draper Ave, Meriden, CT New Listing Description Photos Maps & Local Schools My Reviews $ Click for current price3 BEDROOMS | 1 (1 full ) BATHROOMS | 1176 SQUARE FEET Follow This Home! Meriden Homes For Sale Meriden Homes Under $200k Search All Homes For Sale What is Your Home Worth?...

Wallingford Town Government Website: Summer 2015 Recreation Guide - Department of Parks & Recreation
5/18/15 7:00 PM
The Department of Parks and Recreation has released the Summer 2015 guide to leisure and fun entitled, “Wallingford’s Summer Fun.”...

Wallingford Town Government Website: Vehicle Registration: New Wallingford Residents
5/18/15 7:00 PM
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Wallingford Town Government Website: VOLUNTEERS ARE STILL NEEDED - HazWaste Central
5/18/15 7:00 PM
Wallingford's Hometown Day - September 19...

Wallingford Town Government Website: Revaluation Project: Property Visits and Data Collection - Assessor
5/17/15 7:00 PM
Revaluation inspections to be conducted from June to September....

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...

Wallingford Wired: Michael J. Citak Art Work Now on HRE Art Wall
5/14/15 1:02 PM
We are proud to announce the eighth artist in our series of local artists has taken their spot our “Wallingford Inspires…” art wall, and the bold colors of these Impressionism paintings are striking! Mixed Media Artist Captures Imagination Through Imagery We are honored to have local artist Michael ...

Wallingford Town Government Website: HazWaste Central Open Most Saturday Mornings May 16 through October 31
5/13/15 7:00 PM
Hours of Operation: Most Saturdays, 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon....

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...

Wallingford Wired: New Listing: 95 Mildred Rd, Meriden CT 06450
5/4/15 3:10 PM
95 Mildred Rd, Meriden, CT NEW Listing Description Photos Maps & Local Schools My Reviews $Click for current price 3 BEDROOMS | 1 (1 full ) BATHROOMS | 988 SQUARE FEET 95 Mildred Rd is a charming ranch featuring large living room with new carpet open to kitchen and breakfast area, room...

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...

Wallingford Wired: Third Annual Wallingford Restaurant Hop Coming to Downtown
5/1/15 3:13 PM
If you’ve ever wondered what the food at some of Wallingford’s downtown restaurants is like, now is the time to find out! Wallingford Center, Inc. is sponsoring the third annual Wallingford Restaurant Hop on May 6th from 4pm to 9pm. Bring the whole family and sample the specialties of some of the be...

Wallingford Wired: Wallingford YMCA Sponsors Fine Wine Pairing Dinner
4/29/15 2:28 PM
For 70 years, the Wallingford YMCA has been helping to strengthen the community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. It serves over 8,500 members every year, providing services and programs like Upward Bound, All Day Kindergarten, Camp Ulbrich, and many more. These ex...

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...

Wallingford Wired: Church of the Resurrection Carnival to Try Again
4/27/15 11:04 AM
Due to the infamously bad weather that we usually experience in April, the Church of the Resurrection carnival was forced to cancel the opening day of festivities and saw a marked drop in attendance for the other three days. Because of this, the carnival organizers are going to try keep the carnival...

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 ...

Wallingford Wired: Daffodil Festival Celebrates 37 Years at Hubbard Park
4/22/15 2:13 PM
Over 600,000 daffodils. Over 100,000 attendees. Two days. One stupendous event! The 37th Annual Meriden Daffodil Festival in Hubbard Park is almost here and promises to be bigger and better than ever, with over 20 musical acts scheduled to perform this year and plenty of food, games, rides and activ...

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...

Wallingford Wired: Church of the Resurrection Carnival Returns to Wallingford
4/17/15 3:52 PM
Everybody loves it when the carnival comes to town! Once again, Wallingford’s Church of the Resurrection is sponsoring their annual carnival April 22nd through the 25th in the parking lot adjacent to the church. The weather forecast for the four day event is for good weather on Wednesday, morn...

Wallingford Town Government Website: PAINT ONLY Drop-off Events - April through June
4/14/15 7:00 PM
5 Saturdays throughout April-June -- for households and businesses in CT...

Wallingford Wired: Made in Connecticut Expo Debuts in Durham
4/13/15 6:38 PM
If you like shopping locally for great products made right here in Connecticut, you’re in for a treat this weekend. From elk burgers to goat soap, and hot sauce to honey, there will be plenty of homemade items to go around at Connecticut’s first ever Made in Connecticut Expo! When: Saturday and Sund...

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...

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Wallingford Patch: The owner cited health reasons for deciding to close.
6/2/15 12:04 AM
The owner cited health reasons for deciding to close. Wallingford Pizza Shop Closes Its Doors patch.com The owner cited health reasons for deciding to close....

Wallingford Patch: The National Weather Service forecasts that flooding is possible for the area.
6/1/15 4:58 PM
The National Weather Service forecasts that flooding is possible for the area. WEATHER UPDATE: Flood Advisory Issued For Wallingford patch.com The National Weather Service forecasts that flooding is possible for the area....

Wallingford Patch: The event will take place on August 17 in Wallingford.
6/1/15 1:56 PM
The event will take place on August 17 in Wallingford. Community Health Network of Connecticut Presents Cornell Scott Memorial Golf Classic patch.com The event will take place on August 17 in Wallingford....

Wallingford Patch: The event will take place on June 12 in Wallingford.
6/1/15 12:56 PM
The event will take place on June 12 in Wallingford. Quinnipiac Chamber of Commerce Hosts Centennial Celebration patch.com The event will take place on June 12 in Wallingford....

Wallingford Patch: More storms and heavy rains could lead to flash flooding in areas, according to...
6/1/15 10:55 AM
More storms and heavy rains could lead to flash flooding in areas, according to the National Weather Service. WEATHER UPDATE: Strong Storms, Heavy Rains, Flash Flooding For Wallingford patch.com More storms and heavy rains could lead to flash flooding in areas, according to the National Weath...

Wallingford Patch: The latest listings from Zillow.com.
6/1/15 8:54 AM
The latest listings from Zillow.com. Wallingford's Latest Foreclosure Properties patch.com The latest listings from Zillow.com....

Wallingford Patch: Fans of the Oakdale Theatre continue to support the music venue after Wallingfor...
5/31/15 12:38 PM
Fans of the Oakdale Theatre continue to support the music venue after Wallingford’s cease-and-desist order was upheld. Community Shows Support in 'Save the Dome' Rally patch.com Fans of the Oakdale Theatre continue to support the music venue after Wallingford’s cease-and-desist orde...

Wallingford Patch: The latest listings from Zillow.com.
5/31/15 7:33 AM
The latest listings from Zillow.com. Open Houses in Wallingford patch.com The latest listings from Zillow.com....

Wallingford Patch: “Nothing can replace what has been lost, but we can still provide help and care....
5/30/15 11:31 AM
“Nothing can replace what has been lost, but we can still provide help and care." A Connecticut #PatchShare Community Rallies Around Wallingford Family Struck by Tragedy patch.com A GoFundMe account has been launched on behalf of two middle school students and their older brother whos...

Wallingford Patch: The state Department of Public Health also ordered the nursing home to hire a nu...
5/30/15 11:15 AM
The state Department of Public Health also ordered the nursing home to hire a nurse consultant to monitor its care of residents. Wallingford Nursing Home Fined for Numerous Violations patch.com The state Department of Public Health also ordered the nursing home to hire a nurse consultant to m...

Wallingford Patch: The latest listings from Zillow.com.
5/30/15 10:14 AM
The latest listings from Zillow.com. Wallingford Homes for Sale patch.com The latest listings from Zillow.com....

Wallingford Community Women Inc: Wallingford Community Women's Relay for Life Team raised $1,420.00! Thank you...
5/30/15 9:49 AM
Wallingford Community Women's Relay for Life Team raised $1,420.00! Thank you to all who helped us by making a donation....

Wallingford Patch: Check out a roundup of the latest job postings at United Technologies.
5/30/15 8:13 AM
Check out a roundup of the latest job postings at United Technologies. Wallingford Residents: 60+ Job Openings at United Technologies patch.com Check out a roundup of the latest job postings at United Technologies....

Wallingford Patch: A GoFundMe account has been launched on behalf of two middle school students and...
5/29/15 9:05 PM
A GoFundMe account has been launched on behalf of two middle school students and their older brother whose parents recently passed away. Community Rallies Around Wallingford Family Struck by Tragedy patch.com A GoFundMe account has been launched on behalf of two middle school students and the...

Wallingford Public Library: Our 3D printer in action!
5/27/15 4:24 PM
Our 3D printer in action!...

Wallingford Public Library: We love to see Literacy Volunteer tutors and students at the Library. The work t...
5/27/15 1:10 PM
We love to see Literacy Volunteer tutors and students at the Library. The work they do is so important. Find out how you can become a Literacy Volunteer! How Do I Sign Up For Classes? FAQ video created by Michelle Marks....

Wallingford Community Women Inc: Wallingford Community Women are participating in the Relay for Life again. The...
5/26/15 1:23 PM
Wallingford Community Women are participating in the Relay for Life again. The Relay is on May 29th at Sheehan High School. Please make a donation in any amount to help us make a difference. Thank you. http://main.acsevents.org/site/TR?px=20657136&pg=personal&fr_id=64993 mai...

Wallingford Public Library: Did you know that you can tap a banana and make a piano play a tune? We learned...
5/22/15 6:32 PM
Did you know that you can tap a banana and make a piano play a tune? We learned all this and more today in the Break It Make Lab: focus on Makey Makey!...

Wallingford Community Women Inc: New Member Installation Ceremony Welcome Lisa McGloin, Ali Asmus and Barbara As...
5/22/15 12:03 PM
New Member Installation Ceremony Welcome Lisa McGloin, Ali Asmus and Barbara Asmus!...

Wallingford Community Women Inc: The Wallingford Community Women... (Missing: Kathy Schave, Michele Beauvais Rid...
5/22/15 11:44 AM
The Wallingford Community Women... (Missing: Kathy Schave, Michele Beauvais Ridley, Ann Whitman, Jackie Antos Michaud, Deborah Stano, Donna Zona, Pam Main, Michele Romano Gallagher, Jenifer O'Looney and Marcia Fidler) Cover Photos...

Wallingford Community Women Inc: New Officers 2015-2016 Louise Manzi -Recording Secretary Cindy Parent-President...
5/22/15 7:15 AM
New Officers 2015-2016 Louise Manzi -Recording Secretary Cindy Parent-President Mimi LaFrance-Treasurer Donna O'Keefe-Membership Jennifer Flood-Vice President Kathy Schave-Corresponding Secretary(not pictured) Photos of Wallingford Community Women, Inc. Our new officers — with Cynt...

Wallingford Public Library: Here are some reasons why YA literature is so awesome! Our 'Adults Read YA' boo...
5/21/15 6:10 PM
Here are some reasons why YA literature is so awesome! Our 'Adults Read YA' book group is reading 'Paper Towns' by John Green next Thursday at 7pm in the Community Room. All are welcome! On June 26th at 7pm we will be discussing 'Everyday' by David Levithan. ...

Wallingford Public Library: Not sure what to do without Mad Men his weekend? Try one of these books!
5/21/15 5:09 PM
Not sure what to do without Mad Men his weekend? Try one of these books! 16 Perfect Books To Fill The Void Left In Your Life By "Mad Men" www.buzzfeed.com Have a seat. Shut the door. Read a book....

Wallingford Public Library: ConnecticutHistory.org has posted a fun quiz on Connecticut architecture! Teresa...
5/20/15 2:36 PM
ConnecticutHistory.org has posted a fun quiz on Connecticut architecture! Teresa got 10/11, our best staff score! :-) What are your favorite Connecticut structures? Timeline Photos Think you know Connecticut architecture? In honor of #HistoricPreservationMonth we made this fun quiz for y...

Wallingford Public Library: In case we needed another reason to love Benedict.
5/20/15 11:53 AM
In case we needed another reason to love Benedict. Timeline Photos This is so true...

Wallingford Public Library: Awesome Eleanor and Park fan art!
5/19/15 7:53 AM
Awesome Eleanor and Park fan art! DFTBA - Rainbow Rowell store.dftba.com Rainbow Rowell writes books. Sometimes she writes about adults (Attachments and Landline). Sometimes she writes about teenagers (Eleanor & Park and Fangirl)...

Wallingford Community Women Inc: FEMALE SOLDIERS/FORGOTTEN HEROES Product Collectionj to help our female veterans
5/15/15 1:17 PM
FEMALE SOLDIERS/FORGOTTEN HEROES Product Collectionj to help our female veterans https://fbcdn-profile-a.akamaihd.net/hprofile-ak-xpa1/v/t1.0-1/p100x100/1800485_10202487587924603_2090674471_n.jpg?oh=06b4780cfbd106f211aa52d697c7d80d&oe=560A5B79&__gda__=1441356987_796a34d1a27c3688a0f20c74a5...

Wallingford Public Library: Our main lobby is all nerded out! Look for characters and actors from your favor...
5/12/15 7:00 AM
Our main lobby is all nerded out! Look for characters and actors from your favorite fandoms on posters in the downstairs atrium. #HarryPotter #HungerGames #StarWars #Firefly #Superman #DFTBA...

Wallingford Community Women Inc: Come on down.
5/6/15 12:29 PM
Come on down....

Wallingford Community Women Inc: If you are interested in finding out more about, or becoming a member of the Wal...
5/5/15 8:28 AM
If you are interested in finding out more about, or becoming a member of the Wallingford Community Women, leave a comment here and our Membership Chairwoman will contact you....

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 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 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 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 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...