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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: Two Meriden police officers were led on a foot pursuit early Wednesday morning a...
3/5/15 2:33 PM
Two Meriden police officers were led on a foot pursuit early Wednesday morning after witnessing an alleged drug transaction on Twiss St. After a short chase, one officer apprehended Jeritt Woodruff, 24, near Mills Memorial Apartments, where a crowd of people gathered as Woodruff was taken into custo...

Record-Journal: Meriden's Elks Lodge will honor retired Police Chief Robert Kosiesnki tonight at...
3/5/15 1:45 PM
Meriden's Elks Lodge will honor retired Police Chief Robert Kosiesnki tonight at as the Polish Elk of the Year. MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | Retired Meriden Police Chief Robert Kosienski named ‘Polish... www.myrecordjournal.com The Record-Journal is a local print and digital dai...

Record-Journal: These 18-year-olds were charged after police said they used a fake $100 bill to...
3/5/15 12:50 PM
These 18-year-olds were charged after police said they used a fake $100 bill to steal money from a woman at the Westfield Meriden Mall, Wednesday. Police: Two men use fake $100 bill to steal cash at Meriden mall www.myrecordjournal.com The Record-Journal is a local print and digital daily new...

CT News Junkie: Rowland’s Lawyers Ask For New Trial
3/5/15 12:39 PM
Two weeks before former Gov. John G. Rowland is scheduled to be sentenced for campaign corruption crimes, his lawyers made a last-minute pitch asking a federal court judge to order a new trial....

Record-Journal: Townline Square has seen its ups and downs, but right now you can hardly find a...
3/5/15 12:00 PM
Townline Square has seen its ups and downs, but right now you can hardly find a parking space there some days. We took a look back to the development of the shopping plaza and its days with Bradlees, Nobody Beats the Wiz, ShopRite and some others. What are your memories of Townline Square? ...

Record-Journal: Despite 26 points from Tracy Rumley and a double-digit lead at halftime, Maloney...
3/5/15 11:15 AM
Despite 26 points from Tracy Rumley and a double-digit lead at halftime, Maloney lost in the conference semifinals Wednesday on a buzzer-beating layup in overtime to Weaver. Buzzer beater sinks Spartans in CCC semis www.myrecordjournal.com The Record-Journal is a local print and digital daily...

Record-Journal: The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus will phase out the show’s iconic e...
3/5/15 10:30 AM
The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus will phase out the show’s iconic elephants from its performances by 2018 due to a growing concern about how the animals are treated. Do you think this is the right call and should other circuses do the same? MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, ...

Record-Journal: Not only is this an awesome mural at Yalesville School, it was done in just thre...
3/5/15 9:21 AM
Not only is this an awesome mural at Yalesville School, it was done in just three hours. You can check out the time lapse video in the story! Time lapse video: Wallingford graffiti artist makes bobcat mural www.myrecordjournal.com The Record-Journal is a local print and digital daily newspape...

CT News Junkie: OP-ED | Spend More Time On Students, Less On Testing
3/5/15 9:15 AM
For far too long, federal education policy has fixated on student testing, testing, and more testing....

Record-Journal: Wallingford schools are closed today and Southington schools will open two hours...
3/5/15 7:09 AM
Wallingford schools are closed today and Southington schools will open two hours late. Schools in Meriden and Cheshire will be operating on schedule. Wallingford Superintendent Salvatore Menzo said the decision was made around 6:30 a.m. after he received a call from the Public Works department th...

Record-Journal: From a policy standpoint, the town of Southington looks to discourage the constr...
3/5/15 7:01 AM
From a policy standpoint, the town of Southington looks to discourage the construction of new houses because of the demand on services, while the state homebuilders' association argues new homes help the local economy. What do you think? MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | Town of So...

Record-Journal: The Meriden city budget... snow removal frustrations....Gov. Malloy's handling o...
3/5/15 6:00 AM
The Meriden city budget... snow removal frustrations....Gov. Malloy's handling of state finances...those are just some of the topics R-J readers discuss in the latest Letters to the Editor. MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | R-J Reader Opinions: Malloy uses gimmicks to balance budget ...

CT News Junkie: Republicans Modify Position on Juvenile Offender Legislation
3/5/15 5:30 AM
After stalling the passage of legislation to reassess lengthy prison sentences imposed on juvenile offenders during the last two legislative sessions, Senate Republicans backed a modified version of the bill during a Wednesday hearing....

Record-Journal: Mirror, mirror on the Floor: In a matchup of nearly identical teams, Glastonbury...
3/4/15 10:45 PM
Mirror, mirror on the Floor: In a matchup of nearly identical teams, Glastonbury gets upper hand on Southington in Class LL first-round girls hoop matchup MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | CIAC Girls Hoop: Blue Knights fall to Glastonbury www.myrecordjournal.com The Record-Journal is a lo...

Record-Journal: As talks to resolve noise complaints against Oakdale Theatre continue, the owner...
3/4/15 9:15 PM
As talks to resolve noise complaints against Oakdale Theatre continue, the owner of the music venue has again asked to postpone a hearing before the Wallingford Zoning Board of Appeals. MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | Oakdale attorney asks to postpone Wallingford ZBA hearing to... www.m...

Record-Journal: Two to four inches of snow are expected Wednesday night into Thursday beginning...
3/4/15 7:36 PM
Two to four inches of snow are expected Wednesday night into Thursday beginning about 9 p.m. and finishing by early afternoon Thursday. It could be the last snowfall of the season, according to one meteorologist. Will you miss the snow? MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | Two-to-four inch...

Record-Journal: TD Homer's in Southington had its liquor license suspended by the Department of...
3/4/15 7:30 PM
TD Homer's in Southington had its liquor license suspended by the Department of Consumer Protection for one day Monday. MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | TD Homer’s fined, liquor license suspended www.myrecordjournal.com The Record-Journal is a local print and digital daily newspaper...

Wallingford Town Government Website: Basic First Aid Training Class - Medical Reserve Corps
3/4/15 7:00 PM
Basic First Aid Training Class: Saturday, April 11, 2015....

Wallingford Town Government Website: Controlling Your High Blood Pressure - New Start Date - March 10
3/4/15 7:00 PM
A six-week course for Wallingford residents starting Tuesday, March 10, 2015....

Record-Journal: Maloney and Weaver will meet in tonight’s second CCC boys basketball semifinal a...
3/4/15 6:45 PM
Maloney and Weaver will meet in tonight’s second CCC boys basketball semifinal at Bulkeley High School’s Babe Allen Field House at 7 p.m. Follow along online with updates posted throughout the game - http://bit.ly/1wWlzzK MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | LIVE WEDNESDAY: Maloney, We...

Record-Journal: Watch spray paint master Ryan 'Arcy' Christenson do his thing at Yalesville Scho...
3/4/15 5:42 PM
Watch spray paint master Ryan 'Arcy' Christenson do his thing at Yalesville School Wednesday in a time-lapse video. Arcy spent about three hours transforming a blank wall into a striking bobcat mural for his cousin's 5th-grade project. MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | Time ...

Record-Journal: Though denied for the site of a new Dunkin' Donuts franchise, the owner got appr...
3/4/15 5:00 PM
Though denied for the site of a new Dunkin' Donuts franchise, the owner got approval for DD to use an East Center Street building in Wallingford for office space instead. Do you think that's a good use for the old bank building, or what would you have liked to see go in that space? ...

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

CT News Junkie: Connecticut Keeps 40-Person Manufacturing Company From Moving
3/4/15 4:15 PM
A visit to its German headquarters by a state official and a $3 million low-interest loan helped convince a manufacturing company that employs 40 people to stay and expand in Windsor....

Record-Journal: The Meriden City Manager's budget calls for a $2.68 million. City officials say...
3/4/15 4:00 PM
The Meriden City Manager's budget calls for a $2.68 million. City officials say mitigating a tax increase will be challenging. City Manager Lawrence Kendzior is scheduled to present his budget to the City Council's Finance Committee tonight. MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | ...

Record-Journal: A new steak and craft beer restaurant is coming to Wallingford. The owners are p...
3/4/15 3:00 PM
A new steak and craft beer restaurant is coming to Wallingford. The owners are promising large portions of locally sourced food along with craft beer. Are you excited? MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | Steak, seafood, craft beer restaurant coming to Wallingford www.myrecordjournal.com The...

Record-Journal: Charlie French has donated hundreds of bicycles to Meriden children in need. He...
3/4/15 2:15 PM
Charlie French has donated hundreds of bicycles to Meriden children in need. He repairs the bikes in the basement of the Bradley Home. French is 99 years old. MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | At 99, French keeps city kids rolling www.myrecordjournal.com The Record-Journal is a local prin...

Record-Journal: A Meriden man who allegedly confronted plain-clothed officers with brass knuckle...
3/4/15 1:18 PM
A Meriden man who allegedly confronted plain-clothed officers with brass knuckles in January was found guilty of interfering with an officer, but prosecutors didn’t pursue four other charges stemming from the incident. MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | Man accused of confronting Meriden po...

Record-Journal: Two Meriden women face charges after police say they assaulted a property manage...
3/4/15 12:29 PM
Two Meriden women face charges after police say they assaulted a property manager trying to collect rent. MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | Meriden Police: Two woman charged with assaulting property... www.myrecordjournal.com The Record-Journal is a local print and digital daily newspaper...

CT News Junkie: Free Dental Clinic Returns To Danbury
3/4/15 12:20 PM
The Connecticut Mission of Mercy will hold its eighth annual free dental clinic on March 20 and March 21 at the Western Connecticut State University campus in Danbury, organizers announced Wednesday....

Record-Journal: A car collided with a Meriden Senior Center bus in downtown Meriden this morning...
3/4/15 11:33 AM
A car collided with a Meriden Senior Center bus in downtown Meriden this morning, temporarily closing the intersection of Pratt Street and Perkins Square. MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | Car hits senior center shuttle in Meriden www.myrecordjournal.com The Record-Journal is a local prin...

Wallingford Public Library: Don’t Miss Our Annual Tom Callinan Show!
3/4/15 10:58 AM
Thursday, March 12th at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Room Celebrate the Irish with our favorite troubadour! Tom has been entertaining Wallingford crowds for many years with his songs, stories and corny jokes. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Seating is limited....

Record-Journal: Mansion Road in Wallingford was closed this morning after a rollover accident....
3/4/15 10:09 AM
Mansion Road in Wallingford was closed this morning after a rollover accident. How was your morning commute? MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | Mansion Road in Wallingford closed after Jeep rollover this... www.myrecordjournal.com The Record-Journal is a local print and digital daily n...

CT News Junkie: Towns Consider Regional Police Departments
3/4/15 8:01 AM
Small towns slated to pay more for resident state troopers under Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s proposed budget may abandon the trooper program and create regional police departments, Harwinton First Selectman Michael Criss told lawmakers Tuesday....

Record-Journal: Meriden wants to install solar panels to save on electricity costs. Wallingford'...
3/4/15 7:15 AM
Meriden wants to install solar panels to save on electricity costs. Wallingford's Zoning Board of Appeals objected to the plan. Now Wallingford's Energy Conservation Commission is stepping in to support Meriden's effort. Should Meriden be allowed to install solar panels? Ener...

Record-Journal: Area schools will be operating on delayed schedules. Meriden and Southington wil...
3/4/15 5:43 AM
Area schools will be operating on delayed schedules. Meriden and Southington will be opening two hours late and Wallingford and Cheshire will have a 90 minute delay. MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | Area schools opening late www.myrecordjournal.com The Record-Journal is a local print and...

Record-Journal: The cat and dog in this photo look pretty cool with each other. Wonder what they...
3/3/15 10:50 PM
The cat and dog in this photo look pretty cool with each other. Wonder what they're thinking... BTW, they're both available for adoption from the Meriden Humane Society. MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | Meriden Humane Society Corner www.myrecordjournal.com The Record-Journa...

CT News Junkie: OP-ED | Obamacare Opponents Should Be Careful What They Wish For
3/3/15 9:24 PM
“Obamacare is a train wreck, and that’s actually not fair to train wrecks.”...

CT News Junkie: OP-ED | Inhofe’s Actions Show Why Critical Thinking Is Crucial
3/3/15 9:01 PM
James Inhofe is not a high school science teacher. Good thing....

CT News Junkie: Tesla Offers Concessions, Auto Dealers Refuse to Budge
3/3/15 6:47 PM
Tesla Motors offered to make some concessions to get legislation passed that would allow it to sell its electric vehicles directly to Connecticut consumers....

CT News Junkie: CCM Announces New Executive Director
3/3/15 2:54 PM
The Connecticut Conference of Municipalities hired the head of a state correctional authority and former West Virginia state representative to serve as its third executive director since 1966....

Wallingford Public Library: 50 Shades of Green(s)
3/3/15 9:41 AM
Wednesday, March 11th at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Room The nutrition field has always had shades of truth and shades of misinformation. Consumers are led to believe they must have the perfect greens, the perfect fruit, the perfect shake or the perfect weight-loss diet. As a result, consumers a...

Wallingford Public School System: PTO/PTAC Meetings Rescheduled
3/3/15 9:21 AM
Just a quick note to let you know that we have re-scheduled our PTO/PTAC meeting from Wednesday, March 4 to Thursday evening, March 5; the PTO meeting will begin at 5:30 P.M., followed by a joint PTO/PTAC meeting at 6:30 P.M.   All are welcome to attend this joint meeting. &n...

Wallingford Public Library: Join the Madness
3/2/15 4:08 PM
March TV Madness has taken over our Facebook page! Our most popular television shows are competing for the title of "Wallingford's Favorite TV Show." Each morning in March, two television shows will go head to head on our Facebook page . It's up to you to comment and vote on your favorite! At 9:...

Wallingford Public School System: Information About the Pilot Schedule Planned for Dag
3/2/15 1:08 PM
Please click on the following any of the following documents for information on the upcoming Pilot Schedule at Dag. Middle School Schedule Pilot Letter 6th Grade Schedule 7th Grade Schedule 8th Grade Schedule...

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

Wallingford Public School System: Central Office News- February 27, 2015
3/2/15 11:47 AM
Click here to see this week's central office news from the Food Service Department....

Wallingford Public School System: Dr. Menzo's Quote of the Week
3/2/15 10:57 AM
"Anyone who stops learning is old, whether twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young." Henry Ford...

Wallingford Public School System: Dr. Menzos Quote of the Week
3/2/15 10:55 AM
"Anyone who stops learning is old, whether twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young." Henry Ford...

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

Wallingford Town Government Website: Government Channel Program Schedule - Week of March 2
3/1/15 7:00 PM
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Wallingford Public Library: Friday Night Flicks Presents: The Hunger Games - Mockingjay Part 1
2/27/15 6:23 PM
Friday, March 6th at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room The worldwide phenomenon of The Hunger Games continues to set the world on fire with Mockingjay Part 1, which finds Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) in District 13 after she literally shatters the games forever. Under the leadership of Pres...

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

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

Wallingford Wired: Enjoy the 43rd Annual Lyman Orchards Winterfest
2/25/15 4:41 PM
43rd Annual Lyman Orchards Winterfest All this subzero weather got you down? Need to get out of the house for a while before you go totally loony tunes? Well then, Lyman Orchards has just the thing for the whole family! This weekend, February 28th and March 1st, Lyman Orchards will present their 43r...

Wallingford Wired: Fire Hydrants Need Attention Too!
2/20/15 5:08 PM
With all the snow we’ve gotten in such a short span of time, it’s been tough trying to keep up with it and keep our driveways and sidewalks clear. But we’ve all done a pretty good job of it, even to the point of neighbors helping out neighbors who may be incapacitated by injury or illness [...] Fi...

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

Wallingford Wired: Harriman Real Estate LLC Announces January 2015 Agent of the Month
2/15/15 11:11 AM
The new year has picked up right where the old one left off, despite the uncooperative winter weather. The competition was fierce and the final results were very close, but after the dust settled we do have a winner. So, without further ado, we are proud to announce our Agent of the Month for Januar...

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

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

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

Wallingford Wired: New Listing: 17 Lori Lane, Wallingford CT 06492
2/6/15 8:09 PM
Beautiful 3 bedroom home for sale in at 17 Lori Lane in Wallingford, CT ! Home Photos Local Schools New Listing Jane Huelsman Harriman Real Estate LLC 203-213-5500 Questions? Schedule a Showing! 17 Lori Lane Wallingford, CT 06492 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms : 2 ( 2 full ) List Price: $249,900 Living Area ...

Wallingford Wired: New Lisitng: 53 Lanouette Street, Meriden CT 06451
2/6/15 1:35 PM
Beautiful 4 bedroom home for sale at 53 Lanouette Street in Meriden, CT ! Home Photos Local Schools New Listing! Matthew Gade Harriman Real Estate LLC 203-848-0668 Questions? Schedule a Showing! 53 Lanouette Street Meriden, CT 06451 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms : 1 ( 1 full ) List Price: $119,900 Living Ar...

Wallingford Wired: Valentine’s Day Happenings in Wallingford CT
2/5/15 1:13 PM
In addition to the post I did yesterday, if you’re looking for other places to have a nice romantic dinner with your significant other, something to make them feel really special, or just a little something to say “I love you”, look no further than these local Wallingford establishments: Villa Capri...

Wallingford Town Government Website: AARP Foundation Tax-Aide
2/2/15 7:00 PM
Free help to individuals and families with low- to moderate-income assisted; priority service to those 60+....

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

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

Wallingford Town Government Website: Update to Snow, Ice and Obstruction Removal Ordinance
1/29/15 7:00 PM
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Wallingford Town Government Website: Winter Storm Preparedness Checklist - Department of Health
1/25/15 7:00 PM
Preparing for the next winter storm - 3 days, 3 ways....

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 Patch: Remember to Change Your Smoke Detector Batteries http://ow.ly/2Vwv0O
3/5/15 3:05 PM
Remember to Change Your Smoke Detector Batteries http://ow.ly/2Vwv0O Remember to Change Your Smoke Detector Batteries patch.com A reminder from Wallingford firefighters as clocks spring ahead this weekend....

Wallingford Patch: Job Openings in Wallingford: Masonicare, Fiat By Executive, Live Nation Entertai...
3/5/15 8:02 AM
Job Openings in Wallingford: Masonicare, Fiat By Executive, Live Nation Entertainment and More http://ow.ly/2VvjHM Job Openings in Wallingford: Masonicare, Fiat By Executive, Live Nation Entertainment and More patch.com A roundup of the latest job postings in town....

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 Patch: Wallingford Bank Robbery Suspect Identified; Man Accused of Attempting to Sell H...
3/5/15 1:05 AM
Wallingford Bank Robbery Suspect Identified; Man Accused of Attempting to Sell Heroin; Town Awarded State Funding for Preschool Expansion http://ow.ly/2VuzIh Wallingford Bank Robbery Suspect Identified; Man Accused of Attempting to Sell Heroin; Town... patch.com Plus: Founder of Plunske...

Wallingford Patch: Police said the man was uncooperative and was concealing a small knife.
3/4/15 9:30 PM
Police said the man was uncooperative and was concealing a small knife. Police: Wallingford Man had 140 Bags of Heroin Packaged for Sale in North Haven patch.com The man was arrested at the Sunoco Gas Station on Washington Avenue Wednesday afternoon....

Wallingford Patch: WEATHER UPDATE: Wallingford's Latest Snow Forecast http://ow.ly/2Vue5T
3/4/15 9:03 PM
WEATHER UPDATE: Wallingford's Latest Snow Forecast http://ow.ly/2Vue5T WEATHER UPDATE: Wallingford's Latest Snow Forecast patch.com Snow will be falling during Thursday’s morning commute to work and we’ll let you know when it’s supposed to end....

Wallingford Patch: Wallingford Homes for Sale http://ow.ly/2VtTwz
3/4/15 7:04 PM
Wallingford Homes for Sale http://ow.ly/2VtTwz Wallingford Homes for Sale patch.com Zillow.com 's latest listings....

Wallingford Patch: PHOTOS: Wallingford YMCA Kindergarten Students Celebrate Dr. Seuss' Birthday htt...
3/4/15 6:04 PM
PHOTOS: Wallingford YMCA Kindergarten Students Celebrate Dr. Seuss' Birthday http://ow.ly/2VtOJp PHOTOS: Wallingford YMCA Kindergarten Students Celebrate Dr. Seuss' Birthday patch.com The Y kicks off National Reading Month with guest readers....

Wallingford Patch: Concerts with Causes Reschedules 'Far From Here' Show http://ow.ly/2Vtu9r
3/4/15 4:01 PM
Concerts with Causes Reschedules 'Far From Here' Show http://ow.ly/2Vtu9r Concerts with Causes Reschedules 'Far From Here' Show patch.com Weather woes force Wallingford organization to postpone the show until April....

Wallingford Patch: Police Identify Suspect in Wallingford Robbery http://ow.ly/2VtaoI
3/4/15 2:01 PM
Police Identify Suspect in Wallingford Robbery http://ow.ly/2VtaoI Police Identify Suspect in Wallingford Robbery patch.com The woman is also a suspect in four other bank robberies and is also wanted on escape charges by State Police...

Wallingford Patch: WEATHER UPDATE: Some Snow Predicted for Wallingford http://ow.ly/2VsRUa
3/4/15 12:05 PM
WEATHER UPDATE: Some Snow Predicted for Wallingford http://ow.ly/2VsRUa WEATHER UPDATE: Some Snow Predicted for Wallingford patch.com A complicated storm could dump some snow on the area, but as of Wednesday morning, no advisories or watches have been issued for Wallingford...

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 Patch: Wallingford Schools Make Schedule Decision http://ow.ly/2VrZrv
3/4/15 7:04 AM
Wallingford Schools Make Schedule Decision http://ow.ly/2VrZrv Wallingford Schools Make Schedule Decision patch.com A schedule decision has been made....

Wallingford Patch: T. Wayne Plunske, 87, of Wallingford; Founder of Plunske's Garage http://ow.ly/2...
3/4/15 2:03 AM
T. Wayne Plunske, 87, of Wallingford; Founder of Plunske's Garage http://ow.ly/2Vrv50 T. Wayne Plunske, 87, of Wallingford; Founder of Plunske's Garage patch.com Calling hours and funeral services have been announced....

Wallingford Patch: Wallingford to Receive State Funding for Preschool Expansion http://ow.ly/2VrpDP
3/4/15 1:04 AM
Wallingford to Receive State Funding for Preschool Expansion http://ow.ly/2VrpDP Wallingford to Receive State Funding for Preschool Expansion patch.com Wallingford was one of 14 communities to be awarded Smart Start funds....

Wallingford Patch: Colin's Crew Selected as Charity for Paint Night in Wallingford http://ow.ly/2VqsSJ
3/3/15 5:02 PM
Colin's Crew Selected as Charity for Paint Night in Wallingford http://ow.ly/2VqsSJ Colin's Crew Selected as Charity for Paint Night in Wallingford patch.com The event is set for April 22 at Jake's Tavern....

Wallingford Patch: Tickets on Sale for 'The Wizard of Oz' at Holy Trinity School in Wallingford htt...
3/3/15 3:03 PM
Tickets on Sale for 'The Wizard of Oz' at Holy Trinity School in Wallingford http://ow.ly/2Vqaoa Tickets on Sale for 'The Wizard of Oz' at Holy Trinity School in Wallingford patch.com The performance will take place March 26 and 27....

Wallingford Public Library: Check out the cover story for March's issue of Hartford Magazine. What do you th...
3/3/15 12:09 PM
Check out the cover story for March's issue of Hartford Magazine . What do you think? Timeline Photos Got your March issue of @[133796638365:274:Hartford Magazine] yet? That beautiful glass-front building on the cover sure looks familiar... (PS - the feature story inside is pretty...

Wallingford Public Library: Check out these "Story Starters" that our Break-It Make-It Lab members created t...
2/27/15 8:08 PM
Check out these "Story Starters" that our Break-It Make-It Lab members created tonight, entitled "A Space Adventure" and "Project the War"....

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 Library: Tonight's Friday Night Flick is Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, V...
2/27/15 9:46 AM
Tonight's Friday Night Flick is Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day. Rated PG. The film begins at 6:00 in the Community Room. All are welcome. Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (2014) www.imdb.com Directed by Miguel Arteta. With Steve Car...

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

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

: On Sunday, March 1st, "March TV Madness" will be taking over our Facebook page!...
2/22/15 12:30 PM
On Sunday, March 1st, "March TV Madness" will be taking over our Facebook page! Our most popular television shows will be competing for the title of "Wallingford's Favorite TV Show". Each morning in March, two television shows will go head to head on our Facebook page. I...

Wallingford Public Library: Come support the defending champions tonight!
2/20/15 12:07 PM
Come support the defending champions tonight! Timeline Photos Break up the winter doldrums and come out support the 16 teams tonight “competing” in the WEF’s 5th annual Spelling Bee. Support the teams, have a few laughs and win a raffle prize! 7 PM, Moran Middle School....

Wallingford Public Library: ;-)
2/15/15 12:12 PM
;-) Timeline Photos #Books #RelationshipStatus...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Wallingford Community Women Inc: A fun time was had by all members at our December Holiday Meeting/Party. We ins...
1/19/15 1:02 PM
A fun time was had by all members at our December Holiday Meeting/Party. We installed 2 new members! Welcome Allie Stevens and Sally Tremaine. https://fbcdn-sphotos-h-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xpa1/v/t34.0-12/p100x100/10872520_10204449855900076_952261815_n.jpg?oh=3aa78ca683f2e1b5bc84609f759785e...

Wallingford Community Women Inc: What a great time we had at our Zumbathon fundraiser. Thanks to all of you who...
1/19/15 12:50 PM
What a great time we had at our Zumbathon fundraiser. Thanks to all of you who came out to support Wallingford Community Women for FITNESS AND FUN! https://fbcdn-sphotos-h-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xpf1/v/t34.0-12/p100x100/10934178_10204699021729066_1765566057_n.jpg?oh=6a18ebe358b9504b75ddbfa0356...

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

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

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

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

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

Wallingford 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=dbcf0dee66042d0f333e3505ecbb90fc&oe=558D3FA0&__gda__=1434237131_0539c5955b7d92bd332ea0d39454e560 Hometown Garden Center Santa is coming ...

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