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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: Alyssa Merkle is taking a few days off from classes at UConn to cheer on her New...
1/31/15 6:30 PM
Alyssa Merkle is taking a few days off from classes at UConn to cheer on her New England Patriots. It’s her job. Merkle, a senior majoring in biomedical engineering, joined the 28-member Patriots cheerleading squad in May. MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | Patriots cheerleader also a UConn...

Record-Journal: A pot on the stove filled a Southington home with smoke, causing the residents t...
1/31/15 5:15 PM
A pot on the stove filled a Southington home with smoke, causing the residents to evacuate and call 911. While there were no injuries or damage, Lt. Glenn Dube said cooking fires are the leading cause of accidental fires. MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | Cooking food on stove fills So...

Record-Journal: Wallingford Town Councilor Craig Fishbein thinks more should be done to prevent...
1/31/15 4:30 PM
Wallingford Town Councilor Craig Fishbein thinks more should be done to prevent vandalism downtown. Fishbein said one idea is to increase police patrols while Police Chief Douglas Dortenzio said police are addressing the issue. What do you think should be done? MyRecordJournal.com | Meri...

Record-Journal: To many in central Connecticut and particularly in New York City, last Monday’s...
1/31/15 3:30 PM
To many in central Connecticut and particularly in New York City, last Monday’s storm wasn’t 'crippling' or 'life-threatening,' and the only 'historic' aspect of it was how poorly the hype predicted the reality. What do you think, should meteorologists refer to stor...

Record-Journal: After noise complaints from neighbors and a cease-and-desist order from the town...
1/31/15 2:30 PM
After noise complaints from neighbors and a cease-and-desist order from the town, the Oakdale imposed a decibel cap on artists performing with the Ninja Nation tour Friday night. The music was barely audible outside, while some concertgoers complained on social media that the experience just wasn�...

Record-Journal: Meriden boxer David Wilson scored his first career knockout Friday night. The 25...
1/31/15 1:36 PM
Meriden boxer David Wilson scored his first career knockout Friday night. The 25-year-old lefty competed in the last of eight bouts in ESPN Friday Night Fights at Fox Theater at Foxwoods and rewarded his patient and rowdy fans with the KO. He's now 5-0 in his pro career. MyRecordJournal....

Record-Journal: A rookie who probably won’t play in the Super Bowl could help the New England Pa...
1/31/15 12:15 PM
A rookie who probably won’t play in the Super Bowl could help the New England Patriots win it. Who are you rooting for in the big game tomorrow? MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | Pats backup QB Garoppolo helps defense prepare for Wilson www.myrecordjournal.com The Record-Journal is a lo...

Record-Journal: While most girls basketball teams are aiming to qualify for the CIAC state tourn...
1/31/15 11:30 AM
While most girls basketball teams are aiming to qualify for the CIAC state tournament, the Rams, who have already earned a berth, are thinking about building momentum for the playoffs. Their recent play suggests that goal is realistic. The Cheshire Citizen | Cheshire, CT | It’s all about the ...

Record-Journal: The town’s grand list for 2014 increased .43 percent to a total of $4.2 billion....
1/31/15 10:15 AM
The town’s grand list for 2014 increased .43 percent to a total of $4.2 billion. The list of taxable property and items were presented at a press conference Friday afternoon. What do you think of the increase? MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | Wallingford’s Grand List increases less tha...

Record-Journal: How's this for a hike? Meriden resident Peter Polack walked from Meetinghouse Vi...
1/31/15 9:00 AM
How's this for a hike? Meriden resident Peter Polack walked from Meetinghouse Village to Castle Craig in Hubbard Park. Not impressed? He did it during Tuesday's snowstorm. MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | Man walks to Meriden’s Castle Craig during blizzard www.myrecordjournal.c...

Record-Journal: The fire at Close Harbour Seafood and news about the Toyota Oakdale Theatre in W...
1/31/15 8:00 AM
The fire at Close Harbour Seafood and news about the Toyota Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford were two of the most popular reads this week. If you missed any, we recapped them for you. The 5 most popular stories of the week www.myrecordjournal.com The Record-Journal is a local print and digita...

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...

Record-Journal: The recent snowfall slowed progress at the Meriden Hub in the last week, but cit...
1/30/15 9:00 PM
The recent snowfall slowed progress at the Meriden Hub in the last week, but city officials are confident the park and flood control project will be completed by the end of the year. Are you excited about the project? MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | Meriden Hub project moving forward ...

Record-Journal: Eric Cotton's column...5 things to know about the Oakdale noise complaints and w...
1/30/15 8:00 PM
Eric Cotton's column...5 things to know about the Oakdale noise complaints and why the town was right to issue a cease-and-desist order against the landmark business. What do you think? MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | Opinion column: 5 things to know about the Oakdale dispute ww...

Wallingford Public Library: Dessert With a Doc: What's New in Cardiology
1/30/15 7:17 PM
Thursday, February 5th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room When you have symptoms of a heart attack, or any other cardiac event, every second counts. Find out about the latest advances in heart care including prevention, state-of-the-art diagnostic testing, and treatment options. Dr. Spivack will...

Record-Journal: A Southington man convicted of two counts of first-degree assault in 2003 was ar...
1/30/15 7:15 PM
A Southington man convicted of two counts of first-degree assault in 2003 was arrested this week for being in possession of child pornography, police said. Southington PD: Convicted felon in possession of child porn www.myrecordjournal.com The Record-Journal is a local print and digital daily...

Wallingford Public Library: Friday Night Flicks Presents: The Judge
1/30/15 7:02 PM
Friday, February 6th at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room Big city lawyer Hank Palmer returns to his childhood home where his father, the town's judge, is suspected of murder. Hank sets out to discover the truth and, along the way, reconnects with his estranged family. Rated R....

Record-Journal: Wallingford's mayor gave his annual State of the Town address Friday. Dickinson...
1/30/15 6:15 PM
Wallingford's mayor gave his annual State of the Town address Friday. Dickinson highlighted new businesses and businesses using cutting-edge technology. Still, he has some concerns about the impact the Affordable Care Act could have on town finances and Common Core State Standards. How do yo...

Record-Journal: Is it the weekend yet? Not quite, but we have some ideas to help you get started...
1/30/15 5:30 PM
Is it the weekend yet? Not quite, but we have some ideas to help you get started. Any weekend plans? Friday is practically the weekend, right? Here are 5 ideas for your weekend www.myrecordjournal.com The Record-Journal is a local print and digital daily newspaper covering local news, spor...

Wallingford Wired: New Listing: 346 Edgemark Acres, Meriden CT 06451
1/30/15 4:37 PM
Beautiful 4 bedroom home for sale at 346 Edgemark Acres in Meriden, CT ! Home Photos Local Schools Stacey McPherson-Ranciato Harriman Real Estate LLC 203-494-0455 Questions? Schedule a Showing! 346 Edgemark Acres Meriden, CT 06451 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms : 4 ( 3 full, 1 half ) List Price: $337,000 Liv...

Record-Journal: A man visiting from Syria was arrested by Southington police for physically and...
1/30/15 4:00 PM
A man visiting from Syria was arrested by Southington police for physically and mentally abusing children, a police spokesman said. The charges stem from a series of incidents, including Matit refusing to buy heating oil in a house where children were living, the spokesman said. Police arrest ...

CT News Junkie: NRA Fails To Derail Judicial Nomination
1/30/15 3:55 PM
The National Rifle Association’s campaign to stop the nomination of former Bridgeport state Rep. Auden Grogins to the Superior Court bench failed Friday....

Record-Journal: If NFL star Richard Sherman's pregnant girlfriend goes into labor before the Sup...
1/30/15 3:15 PM
If NFL star Richard Sherman's pregnant girlfriend goes into labor before the Super Bowl, his coach said it is his choice whether he should play. Sherman said his future son will wait until after the Super Bowl and "do his father a favor." What would you do if you were Sherman and y...

Record-Journal: Federal investigators are taking over a credit card fraud case involving custome...
1/30/15 2:33 PM
Federal investigators are taking over a credit card fraud case involving customers of Worldwide Wine & Spirits on Queen Street in Southington. “The individuals responsible are from out of the country,” Police Lt. Michael Baribault said Friday. MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | Feds to ...

CT News Junkie: Fairfield County Lawmakers Get Territorial About Transportation Infrastructure
1/30/15 2:29 PM
A bipartisan group of lawmakers from Fairfield County called on the state Friday to quickly prioritize transportation infrastructure projects in their region during this year’s transportation-oriented legislative session....

CT News Junkie: OP-ED | Connecticut Should Be Open to Lyft, Uber; Time to Deregulate Taxis
1/30/15 1:30 PM
This session the Connecticut legislature can show it’s ready to move the state firmly into the 21st century by adapting to the innovations that continue to disrupt the way we do business, while at the same time making the state friendlier to young millennials....

Record-Journal: These four men were arrested after Meriden police say they were involved in drug...
1/30/15 1:20 PM
These four men were arrested after Meriden police say they were involved in drug activity at a hotel on North Broad Street and a Sherman Avenue residence. Police say they found crack cocaine, marijuana, ecstasy and OxyContin pills. MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | Meriden police arrest fo...

Record-Journal: With another EDM show scheduled at the Oakdale tonight, town officials said said...
1/30/15 12:05 PM
With another EDM show scheduled at the Oakdale tonight, town officials said said the police and fire departments will be working with the music venue to prevent a repeat of a 2012 electronic dance music show that left nearly two dozen concert-goers hospitalized. Do you have any concerns? Wa...

Record-Journal: One of three Quinnipiac University students sanctioned last semester after an al...
1/30/15 11:11 AM
One of three Quinnipiac University students sanctioned last semester after an alleged fraternity hazing incident claims the school didn’t provide a fair hearing and suspended him without justification, according to a suit filed in Meriden Superior Court. MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | Q...

Record-Journal: A Meriden woman was cited by police after they say she attempted to pull in fro...
1/30/15 9:43 AM
A Meriden woman was cited by police after they say she attempted to pull in front of a school bus and instead wedged her car underneath it. None of the 10 children on the bus were injured. MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | Meriden woman strikes school bus, car gets wedged underneath www....

Wallingford Public School System: Central Office News- January 30, 2015
1/30/15 8:44 AM
Click here to read the current news from the Personnel department!...

CT News Junkie: DC NEWS JUNKIE | Keystone Pipeline Takes Center Stage in the Senate
1/30/15 8:29 AM
Despite a presidential veto threat, the Republican-controlled Senate voted Thursday in favor of S.1, which approves construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, with no help from Connecticut’s two Democratic senators....

Record-Journal: The UConn men fell to 11-8 after a 70-58 loss against Cincinnati last night. UCo...
1/30/15 8:15 AM
The UConn men fell to 11-8 after a 70-58 loss against Cincinnati last night. UConn shot only 33 percent and committed 17 turnovers. Are the defending national champions going to return to the NCAA tournament? MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | Sloppy UConn falls 70-58 against Cincinnati...

Record-Journal: Did you see this one? Bart the cat was hit by a car earlier this month and presu...
1/30/15 7:05 AM
Did you see this one? Bart the cat was hit by a car earlier this month and presumed dead. Bart was buried in a grave, but five days later he emerged. MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | Bart the cat hit by car, buried and then crawls from grave www.myrecordjournal.com The Record-Journal is ...

Record-Journal: Four men were arrested by Cheshire Police after an alleged attempt by two of the...
1/30/15 6:00 AM
Four men were arrested by Cheshire Police after an alleged attempt by two of them to cash fraudulent checks at United Bank, police say. Police: Four men charged after attempting to cash bad check at a Cheshire bank www.cheshirecitizen.com The Cheshire Citizen is a local print and digital week...

CT News Junkie: OP-ED | On the Gas Tax, Murphy Gets It Half Right
1/30/15 5:30 AM
Sen. Chris Murphy, who has made a name for himself lately in the field of foreign policy, has stumbled onto a good domestic policy idea —  sort of....

CT News Junkie: Advocates Tell Lawmakers That 64 Minutes Is Too Long To Wait
1/30/15 5:30 AM
Advocates, attorneys, and their clients told the legislature’s Human Services Committee on Thursday that waiting an average of 64 minutes on the phone to speak with a Social Services Department eligibility worker is too long....

Record-Journal: Damika Martinez scores a game-high 26, but Iona falls at Fairfield http://www.my...
1/29/15 10:13 PM
Damika Martinez scores a game-high 26, but Iona falls at Fairfield http://www.myrecordjournal.com/sports/latestsports/6807981-129/unhappy-trip-back-home.html MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT | Unhappy trip back home www.myrecordjournal.com The Record-Journal is a local print and digital ...

Record-Journal: The Reed family is trying to adjust after the first floor of their home was dest...
1/29/15 8:50 PM
The Reed family is trying to adjust after the first floor of their home was destroyed in a fire Monday. It isn't their first life-changing challenge after Connor Reed, now a student at UConn, was hospitalized with a rare inflammatory disease last year. MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden, CT ...

Record-Journal: After some interest in the former Meriden-Wallingford Hospital, a private develo...
1/29/15 8:00 PM
After some interest in the former Meriden-Wallingford Hospital, a private developer has since backed off. City officials, however, say the property is not their biggest concern at the moment when it comes to developing city-owned sites. Where do you think it should rank when compared with the Hub...

CT News Junkie: OP-ED | Unfunded Mandates And The Towns That Hate Them
1/29/15 7:00 PM
Whoever thought stormwater would ever be such a contentious issue? But new state regulations on just that have been at the center of the latest round of contention between the state and our municipalities, all because of unfunded mandates....

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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CT News Junkie: Republicans Look To Revise Election Laws
1/29/15 4:35 PM
Republican lawmakers called Thursday for reducing the amount of money that flows into publicly financed campaigns and giving regulators more tools to investigate abuses....

CT News Junkie: Exonerated Man Gets $6M For 21 Years Behind Bars
1/29/15 4:13 PM
A man wrongfully convicted of murder and rape received $6 million and an apology from Connecticut Claims Commissioner J. Paul Vance Jr....

CT News Junkie: Bond Commission Poised To Borrow More Than $250M
1/29/15 1:26 PM
Housing projects, school improvement projects and municipal clean water initiatives are among the proposals the State Bond Commission plans to borrow money for during a Friday meeting, according to the panel’s agenda ....

Wallingford Public School System: Dag Drama Club: Shrek Performances
1/29/15 1:16 PM
Dag Drama Club presents "Shrek" Dates and times are the following: Thursday 2/19:  7:00 PM Friday 2/20:  7:00 PM Saturday 2/21:  2:00 PM (matinee added) and 7:00 PM  ...

Wallingford Public Library: Take Your Child to the Library Day
1/29/15 12:32 PM
Saturday, February 7th, all day Celebrate Take Your Child to the Library Day with the Wallingford Public Library! Bring your kids into the Children’s Library and receive a FREE book to keep (while supplies last)....

Wallingford Public School System: Central Office News- January 23, 2015
1/29/15 9:13 AM
Click here to read the most current Budget news!...

Wallingford Public School System: Dr. Menzo's Quote of the Week
1/28/15 4:28 PM
"Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose." - Lyndon B. Johnson...

Wallingford Public School System: Dr. Menzo's Quote of the Week
1/28/15 4:27 PM
"Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose." - Lyndon B. Johnson...

Wallingford Public Library: Knit @ WPL
1/26/15 12:47 PM
Tuesday, February 3rd & Tuesday, February 17th, 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 the f...

Wallingford Town Government Website: DPH Warns Against Carbon Monoxide Poisoning - Department of Health
1/25/15 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....

Wallingford Town Government Website: Government Channel Program Schedule - Week of January 26 - Revised
1/24/15 7:00 PM
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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...

Wallingford Wired: For Rent: 174 Woodland St Unit D, Meriden CT 06451
1/12/15 1:20 PM
Beautiful 2 bedroom home for rent in Meriden, CT ! Home Photos Local Schools FOR RENT Patricia Harriman Harriman Real Estate LLC 203-672-4499 Questions? Schedule a Showing! 174 Woodland St Meriden, CT 06451 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms : 2 ( 1 full, 1 half ) List Price: $1,400 Living Area Approx : 1178 You...

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" ...

Wallingford Wired: Harriman Real Estate LLC Announces Annual Agent Awards
1/9/15 8:04 PM
2014 was an amazing year for us here at Harriman Real Estate: we opened our brick and mortar office in January; we increased the size of our little “family” grew by over 60%; overall performance was up by more than 25%; and we honored our community by featuring six local artists on our “Wallingford ...

Wallingford Wired: 2nd Annual CT Winter Wine Trail
1/8/15 4:15 PM
2nd Annual CT Winter Wine Trail If you’re like us, you enjoy a nice glass of wine. And, you’ve probably made your way around the state to many of Connecticut’s vineyards and sampled their offerings. You might even have participated in the passport program of the CT Wine Trail, tryi...

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 ...

Wallingford Wired: Documents Required for a Mortgage Application
1/2/15 9:01 PM
Most people who have bought a home will attest to the fact that the process can be stressful; finding the right home, negotiating contracts and counting the days until closing can all try the patience of the best of us. Another facet of the home buying process that is critical to get right is the [....

Wallingford Town Government Website: Tax Payments: Second Installment and Supplemental Motor Vehicle
12/30/14 7:00 PM
TAXES DUE: JANUARY 1, 2015 Final Date for Payment: February 2, 2015....

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...

Wallingford Wired: Christmas Tree Farms in Connecticut
11/25/14 11:27 AM
Thanksgiving will soon come and go, leaving in its wake the obligatory 100 pounds of leftovers, bulging waistlines, and a run on Pepto-Bismol® at the local grocery store. But the holiday season has just begun, and Christmas is fast approaching. Do you have your tree up yet? Christmas trees are a tou...

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...

Wallingford Wired: Wallingford Fire Displaces 22 Residents, Gift Cards Needed
11/22/14 12:44 PM
Yesterday was a beautiful, sunny day in Wallingford for most of us. However, for 22 of our fellow residents, the day was far from pleasant. A fire at a three family home on South Whittlesey Avenue which started just before 8AM Friday morning caused extensive damage to the third floor and the residen...

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...

Wallingford Wired: Wallingford Seasons of Celebration 2014
11/17/14 11:27 AM
Wallingford Seasons of Celebration 2014 If anyone had any doubts about whether or not the holidays have arrived, let me put them to rest. Of course, Thanksgiving will soon be here in all it’s basted, browned, bubbly glory, and the holiday craft fairs are in full swing. But another upcoming event is ...

Wallingford Wired: Wallingford Holiday Stroll 2014
11/17/14 9:52 AM
Wallingford Holiday Stroll 2014 Where does the time go?? It seems like just yesterday it was Summer and we were basking in the warmth of the long days, and Thanksgiving and Christmas seemed a long way off. Now here it is November, Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and Christmas is so close yo...

Wallingford Wired: Support Wallingford Businesses on Small Business Saturday 2014
11/12/14 12:04 PM
Support Wallingford Businesses on Small Business Saturday 2014 Thanksgiving is quickly approaching, and once the turkey and stuffing and pies are all gone everyone’s attention will turn to those two other days that signal the start of the frantic madness that is the Holiday Shopping Season: Black Fr...

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 ...

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Wallingford Patch: Job Openings in Wallingford: Live Nation Entertainment, Chick-Fil-A, Masonicare...
1/31/15 5:01 PM
Job Openings in Wallingford: Live Nation Entertainment, Chick-Fil-A, Masonicare and More http://ow.ly/2U6EK5 Job Openings in Wallingford: Live Nation Entertainment, Chick-Fil-A, Masonicare and More patch.com A roundup of the latest job postings in Wallingford....

Wallingford Patch: Upcoming Open Houses in Wallingford http://ow.ly/2U4UKZ
1/30/15 5:02 PM
Upcoming Open Houses in Wallingford http://ow.ly/2U4UKZ Upcoming Open Houses in Wallingford patch.com Zillow.com 's latest listings....

Wallingford Patch: WEATHER ALERT: Wallingford Facing Below Zero Wind Chills, Possible Significant S...
1/30/15 12:02 PM
WEATHER ALERT: Wallingford Facing Below Zero Wind Chills, Possible Significant Snow on Sunday http://ow.ly/2U4fkH WEATHER ALERT: Wallingford Facing Below Zero Wind Chills, Possible Significant Snow on Sunday patch.com The National Weather Service has issued several weather advisories and a ...

Wallingford Patch: Train Station in Wallingford to Get Auto Snow-Melt Platform http://ow.ly/2U38kh
1/30/15 2:01 AM
Train Station in Wallingford to Get Auto Snow-Melt Platform http://ow.ly/2U38kh Train Station in Wallingford to Get Auto Snow-Melt Platform patch.com Train stations in Meriden and Wallingford will have a new automatic snow-melt system to clear platforms of snow and ice....

Wallingford Patch: State Decides Compensation Case for Man Wrongfully Imprisoned for Wallingford Wo...
1/29/15 4:02 PM
State Decides Compensation Case for Man Wrongfully Imprisoned for Wallingford Woman's Murder http://ow.ly/2U28hd State Decides Compensation Case for Man Wrongfully Imprisoned for Wallingford Woman's Murder patch.com Kenneth Ireland spent 21 years in jail for a crime he didn't...

Wallingford Patch: Online Campaigns Launched to 'Save the Oakdale' in Wallingford http://ow.ly/2U20i9
1/29/15 3:02 PM
Online Campaigns Launched to 'Save the Oakdale' in Wallingford http://ow.ly/2U20i9 Online Campaigns Launched to 'Save the Oakdale' in Wallingford patch.com The town has issued a cease-and-desist order to the Toyota Oakdale Theatre for alleged permit violations....

Wallingford Patch: "Save the Oakdale" campaign launched - what was the best concert you saw there o...
1/29/15 2:40 PM
"Save the Oakdale" campaign launched - what was the best concert you saw there or best memory you have? http://ow.ly/IaN2v Online Campaigns Launched to 'Save the Oakdale' in Wallingford patch.com The town has issued a cease-and-desist order to the Toyota Oakdale Theatre ...

Wallingford Patch: Light Snow Could Complicate Wallingford's Friday Morning Commute; Still a Chance...
1/29/15 11:04 AM
Light Snow Could Complicate Wallingford's Friday Morning Commute; Still a Chance for Snow Late Sunday http://ow.ly/2U1pFr Light Snow Could Complicate Wallingford's Friday Morning Commute; Still a Chance for Snow Late... patch.com The jury is still out on how much snow we might get...

: Kids learned how to code computer animation using MIT's Scratch Programming lang...
1/28/15 7:08 PM
Kids learned how to code computer animation using MIT's Scratch Programming language! Break-It Make-It Lab - Scratch Programming Kids learned how to code computer animation using MIT's Scratch Programming language!...

Wallingford Patch: Fire Displaces Family of Six in Wallingford; Available Foreclosures; Snow Covera...
1/28/15 7:07 PM
Fire Displaces Family of Six in Wallingford; Available Foreclosures; Snow Coverage http://ow.ly/2TZJ5S Fire Displaces Family of Six in Wallingford; Available Foreclosures; Snow Coverage patch.com A look at available bartender jobs in and near Wallingford and more....

Wallingford Patch: Wallingford's Available Foreclosure Properties http://ow.ly/2TZezX
1/28/15 3:02 PM
Wallingford's Available Foreclosure Properties http://ow.ly/2TZezX Wallingford's Available Foreclosure Properties patch.com Zillow.com 's latest listing of foreclosure properties in Wallingford....

Wallingford Public Library: Happy Birthday to our 3M Self Check-In! We've had it for one year now! 8-)
1/28/15 11:20 AM
Happy Birthday to our 3M Self Check-In! We've had it for one year now! 8-) New Self Check-In System! Try our new self check-in system the next time you return books to the Wallingford Public Library....

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 Library: If you're snowed in today, let us know what you're reading and/or watching! :-)...
1/27/15 11:11 AM
If you're snowed in today, let us know what you're reading and/or watching! :-) #Blizzard2015 "The Color of Winter is in the Imagination"...

Wallingford Public Library: Even though we are closed today because of the weather, you can watch a story ti...
1/27/15 8:00 AM
Even though we are closed today because of the weather, you can watch a story time from home! The pilot episode of Sunnie Days featuring our very own Sunnie Lovelace is now on YouTube! SunnieDaysPilot Pilot of a new Preschool series....

Wallingford Public Library: The Library will close at 4:00 p.m. today, Monday, January 26th and will remain...
1/26/15 12:52 PM
The Library will close at 4:00 p.m. today, Monday, January 26th and will remain closed on Tuesday, January 27th due to inclement weather....

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 Library: Great turnout today for Stan Scott, the first performer in our new Coffee House...
1/25/15 2:42 PM
Great turnout today for Stan Scott, the first performer in our new Coffee House Music Series: Folk Music From Around the World!...

Wallingford Public Library: Snowed in? Even though our building is closed, our digital library is always ope...
1/24/15 1:44 PM
Snowed in? Even though our building is closed, our digital library is always open. Borrow e-books and audiobooks from OverDrive, movies, music and audiobooks from hoopla, and magazines from Zinio. Digital Media | Wallingford Public Library www.wallingford.lioninc.org The Library is pleased to...

Wallingford Public Library: Due to inclement weather, the Library is closed today, Saturday, January 24th.
1/24/15 7:20 AM
Due to inclement weather, the Library is closed today, Saturday, January 24th....

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 Public Library: Tonight's Friday Night Flick has changed. We will now be showing The Equalizer (...
1/23/15 12:20 PM
Tonight's Friday Night Flick has changed. We will now be showing The Equalizer (rated R). The film begins at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room. We apologize for any inconvenience. The Equalizer (2014) www.imdb.com Directed by Antoine Fuqua. With Denzel Washington, Marton Csokas, Chloë Grac...

Wallingford Public Library: For all of our art enthusiasts: See a free lecture by New York Times Magazine ar...
1/22/15 3:50 PM
For all of our art enthusiasts: See a free lecture by New York Times Magazine art critic, Jerry Saltz, at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art . Timeline Photos Three-time Pulitzer Prize nominee and @[14516439825:274:New York Magazine] art critic @[103233156396947:274:Jerry Saltz] ...

Wallingford Public Library: There were lots of actual, real, live people (and a few snowmen) at our Frozen S...
1/21/15 8:08 PM
There were lots of actual, real, live people (and a few snowmen) at our Frozen Sing-A-Long tonight! #Frozen #LetItGo Frozen Sing-A-Long www.flickr.com There were actual, real, live people (and a few snowmen) at our Frozen Sing-A-Long!...

Wallingford Public Library: Calling all #HarryPotter fans! Our friends at the Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitne...
1/21/15 2:34 PM
Calling all #HarryPotter fans! Our friends at the Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library Yale University are holding a Harry Potter exhibit and lecture series open to the public over the next few weeks. Check it out: YUL Ball & Exhibit Opening | Medical Library library.medicine...

: Today, the staff of the Wallingford Public Library got a sneak preview of Gouvei...
1/19/15 6:11 PM
Today, the staff of the Wallingford Public Library got a sneak preview of Gouveia Vineyards ' "The Library Wine Bar and Bistro" which opens soon at 60 North Main Street in the old library building. The interior has been refurbished and beautifully restored with many of its original f...

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=b9477ac6021bab2eef364ecb6fe57cc...

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=629bac4bb2cf073db43a1327770...

Wallingford Public Library: We have all the books you need to help prepare for the BIGGEST holiday of the ye...
1/18/15 3:46 PM
We have all the books you need to help prepare for the BIGGEST holiday of the year: Groudhog Day! Only two weeks away! Are you ready?...

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 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=4238c74f86a2e5d254fa6b727a186805&oe=5565B2A0&__gda__=1431645131_717daf177e191512d5df0801749028bc 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...

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 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 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 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....