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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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CT News Junkie: Congress Reaches Deal on New VA Funding
7/28/14 2:00 PM
Lawmakers in Congress reached a bipartisan agreement over the weekend for a bill approving billions in emergency funding to reform the struggling Veterans Affairs healthcare system, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Monday....

CT News Junkie: State Makes Loans Available to Weather-Proof Coastal Homes
7/28/14 12:14 PM
Shoreline property owners can now apply to a state-funded loan program that provides financing for coastal home and business owners to protect their properties from future severe weather and flooding, Gov. Malloy announced Monday....

CT News Junkie: OP-ED | Now Might Be a Good Time to Press That Panic Button, Dan
7/28/14 12:01 PM
The governor’s race may have just come unknotted, if a new poll is to be believed....

CT News Junkie: Foley Leads Malloy in Poll From New York Times and CBS
7/28/14 9:53 AM
An Internet-based poll by the New York Times, CBS News and a research firm called YouGov suggests that Republican Tom Foley has a 42 to 33 percent advantage over incumbent Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy....

Wallingford Public School System: Meetings held to plan future of Wallingford school system
7/28/14 7:21 AM
Early education and consolidating the two high schools were among the topics discussed last week during three meetings to help revise the school system's strategic plan....

CT News Junkie: In Crowded Primary, Somers Touts Her Business Credentials
7/28/14 4:30 AM
Heather Bond Somers of Groton may have been an unknown candidate for lieutenant governor several months ago, but due to some high-profile missteps by at least one of her opponents Republican voters are giving the newcomer to state politics a second look....

Wallingford Town Government Website: Government Channel Program Schedule - Weeks of July 28 and August 4
7/27/14 7:00 PM
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CT News Junkie: No Reader Comments This Week
7/26/14 3:59 AM
No comments will be accepted on the site until Aug. 3. We apologize for the inconvenience. In the meantime, please share our stories on your social networks and discuss there. We have coffee mugs ready to send to the folks who share our stories the most over the course of the week!...

CT News Junkie: Bond Commission Approves $725M
7/25/14 2:56 PM
The state Bond Commission borrowed a total of $725 million Friday. Funding for transportation projects made up $475 million as the largest item on a lengthy agenda....

CT News Junkie: Malloy Defends Decision On Immigrant Children
7/25/14 12:26 PM
Despite public backlash, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Friday his administration made the right call when it declined a federal request to house thousands of immigrant children in a state facility....

Record-Journal: The city Personnel Department has drafted two separate policies to prevent nepot...
7/25/14 11:45 AM
The city Personnel Department has drafted two separate policies to prevent nepotism in all city departments. The City Council is reviewing the policies and could vote on them in an upcoming committee of the whole meeting. Read more: http://bit.ly/1t3XDfx MyRecordJournal.com | How far wi...

Wallingford Public Library: MLB Live: Mets vs. Phillies
7/25/14 10:46 AM
Wednesday, July 30th at 12:10 p.m. in the Community Room Hot dogs, Cracker Jacks, and scorecards. Let’s Go Mets! Open to all teens in grades 6-12....

Record-Journal: Murder defendant in sneaker case breaks down on witness stand, claims real kill...
7/25/14 10:30 AM
Murder defendant in sneaker case breaks down on witness stand, claims real killer was his uncle Read more: http://bit.ly/1pgGAmG MyRecordJournal.com | Murder defendant in sneaker case breaks down on witness stand, claims real... www.myrecordjournal.com The Record-Journal is a local prin...

CT News Junkie: OP-ED | Hartford Ballpark: Good for Region, Bad for City?
7/25/14 10:00 AM
Hartford may not get that stadium after all, thanks to a bumbling city government and fierce opposition from residents. This might be a good thing for the city, even though it’s a loss for the region....

CT News Junkie: OP-ED | Another Week, Another Scandal
7/25/14 9:00 AM
Another week, and another education scandal here in the Nutmeg State. The FBI served subpoenas on charter school operator FUSE last Friday morning, and shortly after their visit Hartford Courant reporters found the receptionist shredding documents. “Asked what was being shredded, she said the docu...

Record-Journal: Meriden Mayor Manny Santos will participate in a planned conference call Friday...
7/24/14 12:30 PM
Meriden Mayor Manny Santos will participate in a planned conference call Friday with other Connecticut mayors about the rising national issue of Central American child migration, though Santos said Wednesday he’s not in favor of housing the child migrants locally. Read more: http://bit.ly/WK2Tb4...

Wallingford Public Library: Concert Performance: Kenny Ward
7/24/14 12:00 PM
Thursday, July 31st at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Room Join us for an evening of live music! With influences ranging from Jack Johnson to Lily Allen, Kenny Ward crafts a folk-pop sound with razor sharp lyrics. A regular at local venues, Kenny’s music is original and engaging. Listen now to a...

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

Record-Journal: Editorial: A few years ago, during the depth of the economic crisis, John Q. Pub...
7/23/14 1:36 PM
Editorial: A few years ago, during the depth of the economic crisis, John Q. Public learned a new phrase: “quantitative easing.” Now Washington brings us “pension smoothing.” Read more: http://bit.ly/1pdc2lP MyRecordJournal.com | ‘Pension smoothing’ www.myrecordjournal.com The Record-Jou...

Record-Journal: Staff is taking inventory of properties owned by the City of Meriden and will be...
7/23/14 11:00 AM
Staff is taking inventory of properties owned by the City of Meriden and will be developing a plan to privatize many. Read more: http://bit.ly/1nUeCZP MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden takes stock of city-owned properties www.myrecordjournal.com The Record-Journal is a local print and digita...

Wallingford Town Government Website: State Makes Announcement re: Section 8 Voucher and Rental Assistance Program
7/22/14 7:00 PM
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Record-Journal: Weekly music roundup includes performances by the band Puss N Boots, featuring N...
7/22/14 6:00 PM
Weekly music roundup includes performances by the band Puss N Boots, featuring Norah Jones, at The Ballroom in Hamden. Read more: http://bit.ly/1o7t7hJ MyRecordJournal.com | Music Roundup for July 22-28: Norah Jones’ “Puss N Boots” coming to Hamden www.myrecordjournal.com The Record-Jou...

Record-Journal: Editorial: The federal government has called for help housing the thousands of u...
7/22/14 3:00 PM
Editorial: The federal government has called for help housing the thousands of unaccompanied children who’ve flooded across the border from Mexico -- Connecticut has said no. Read more: http://bit.ly/1r2QPLc What is your opinion? MyRecordJournal.com | First things first www.myrecordj...

Record-Journal: A recent bid request could indicate a desire on the town’s behalf to replace som...
7/22/14 11:00 AM
A recent bid request could indicate a desire on the town’s behalf to replace some downtown Wallingford trees with a species other than the Callery pear. Read more: http://bit.ly/1ryiNCj MyRecordJournal.com | Bid request shows Wallingford is exploring downtown tree options www.myrecordjou...

Wallingford Public School System: Board selects assistant principal
7/22/14 7:02 AM
The Board of Education voted unanimously Monday night to appoint Justin Marciano as Sheehan High School's new assistant principall...

Record-Journal: Editorial: Nothing should get anyone’s goat about how Wallingford Planning and Z...
7/21/14 2:00 PM
Editorial: Nothing should get anyone’s goat about how Wallingford Planning and Zoning commissioners have handled a proposed regulation change for certain animals. Read more: http://bit.ly/1nakQsJ MyRecordJournal.com | Feeling sheepish about goats? www.myrecordjournal.com The Record-Jou...

Wallingford Public Library: Introduction to the Library Catalog
7/21/14 1:25 PM
Wednesday, July 30th at 2:00 p.m. in the Board Room Want to learn how to use the library catalog? Would you like to freeze your holds while you are on vacation? Join us for an informative class on the many features of the library catalog. An up-to-date library card is required. Please register o...

Record-Journal: With the construction of a 139-room Hilton Garden Inn on Route 68 in Wallingford...
7/18/14 1:00 PM
With the construction of a 139-room Hilton Garden Inn on Route 68 in Wallingford still not underway, some councilors have questioned the status of the project. Read more: http://bit.ly/1yBLbnB MyRecordJournal.com | Wallingford hotel project to commence in coming weeks, according to... ww...

Record-Journal: The Wallingford Garden Club and Middlefield’s Mid-Lea Garden Club joined forces...
7/18/14 11:00 AM
The Wallingford Garden Club and Middlefield’s Mid-Lea Garden Club joined forces to put on an exhibit at Gallery 53 in Meriden consisting of floral and sculptural interpretations of paintings using fresh and dried flowers. Read more: http://bit.ly/1jF7oh7 MyRecordJournal.com | Wallingford ...

Record-Journal: Imagining a redeveloped Meriden Hub site in downtown has become easier after the...
7/18/14 9:38 AM
Imagining a redeveloped Meriden Hub site in downtown has become easier after the city worked with an engineering firm to develop a three-dimensional tour of the project that can be explored with a smart phone. Read more: http://bit.ly/1oR8bIa...

Wallingford Public Library: Nutrition Program: MyPlate & Healthy Meals
7/17/14 8:10 AM
Wednesday, July 30th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room Kailee Conrad, RD and Health & Wellness Coordinator for ShopRite, will give an informative and interactive presentation featuring the MyPlate guidelines. Find out what makes a healthy meal and learn planning techniques that will keep eat...

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

Wallingford Town Government Website: Town Ordinances Available On-line
7/10/14 7:00 PM
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Bob Swick's Blog: Dannel Says: "The State Is A Battleground"
7/9/14 1:28 AM
The state is a battleground. Are you ready to defend? (What about the new gun laws?) The state is a battleground. 55,000 private sector jobs created. (How many jobs were lost since 2011?) The state is a battleground. Conversations abound for the future.  (Is there a future for the state with th...

Wallingford Town Government Website: Republican Primary Election Information
7/8/14 7:00 PM
Republican Primary to be held on Tuesday, August 12, 2014...

Wallingford Town Government Website: Republican Primary Information - Final Registration Session
7/8/14 7:00 PM
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 in Wallingford Town Hall, Rm. 211, 9 am to 7 pm...

Bob Swick's Blog: 238 Years Of Freedom July 4, 1776 - July 4, 2014
7/3/14 11:17 PM
IN CONGRESS, JULY 4, 1776 The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America When in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate ...

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

Wallingford Wired: Connecticut Fireworks Displays for 2014
6/30/14 7:37 PM
The Fourth of July holiday is upon us, so we are pleased to provide this list of upcoming public fireworks around the state. All dates and time are as accurate as possible; for further information or confirmation of dates and times, please contact the appropriate city or town government: July 1 (Tue...

Wallingford Town Government Website: TAX PAYMENT INFORMATION: First Installment and Motor Vehicle
6/30/14 7:00 PM
Taxes Due July 1, 2014, and payable by August 1, 2014....

Bob Swick's Blog: #46 And Dropping
6/25/14 1:46 AM
Worse. Getting worse. You would never realize that with the current state campaign for higher office going on here in Connecticut. A new CNBC article discusses the five worst states for business in our country. http://www.cnbc.com/id/101769584 And ranked at #46 (and to me falling) is Connecticut. &n...

Wallingford Public School System: Dr. Menzo's Quote of the Week
6/23/14 11:38 AM
"We like to think of our champions and idols as superheroes who were born different from us. We don't like to think of them as relatively ordinary people who made themselves extraordinary." - Dr. Carol Dweck...

Wallingford Public School System: The bells will be ringing for graduation
6/23/14 9:11 AM
While the seniors of Sheehan and Lyman Hall High School are walking across the stage during graduation Tuesday, eight churches and facilities around town will ring their bells to honor the graduates....

Wallingford Public School System: Incoming 6th Grade Parent Orientation
6/20/14 6:24 AM
Thursday, June 19th @ 6pm Moran hosted incoming 6th grade parents to discuss their student's entry into middle school. Open this post for links to resources....

Bob Swick's Blog: Where Is America's Plan In 2014?
6/18/14 1:57 AM
Where is America's Plan in 2014? I do not know.  For the life of me I can not understand any of the policies that Mr. Obama, Mr. Biden,  Mr. Kerry or Mr. Holder expand upon in this current illogical and irrational Administration. Why are we giving up on Iraq?  How much time, money and...

Bob Swick's Blog: Wednesday's Thoughts
6/11/14 1:57 AM
Over the past few days several individuals have asked me either to try to explain certain issues and or situations that have occurred over the past few weeks. This week I will try to explain and give my thoughts on several issues that were brought up. 1. Why are the New Britain Rockcats moving to Ha...

Bob Swick's Blog: Chris Murphy Said This?
6/4/14 1:30 AM
Chris Murphy said this? Really sad to watch Obama haters attack this kid who CHOSE to fight to protect the rest of us, just to score political points. Has Chris Murphy ever been in the military?  Has he ever come under enemy fire?  Has he seen firsthand the destruction o...

Wallingford Wired: 44th Annual Most Holy Trinity Bazaar Starts Tomorrow!
6/1/14 8:29 PM
Seems like the Church of the Resurrection Carnival was just yesterday, and now here comes the next entrant in the Wallingford carnival season, the Most Holy Trinity Bazaar! Beginning Monday night, June 2nd, and running through Saturday, June 7th, this popular event is in its 44th year of providing f...

Wallingford Wired: Quinnipiac Chamber to Hold Annual Luncheon
5/29/14 4:05 PM
The Quinnipiac Chamber of Commerce will host their Annual Meeting Luncheon from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at Fantasia, 404 Washington Avenue in North Haven, CT. At the Annual Meeting Luncheon, the Quinnipiac Chamber of Commerce will officially kick off its year-long 100 Year Anni...

Bob Swick's Blog: What About If Connecticut Had?
5/28/14 1:15 AM
Just thinking. What about if Connecticut had low taxes and a robust economic climate? What about if Connecticut had people who wanted to move into the state? What about if Connecticut had business and industry who wanted to move into the state without taxpayer funded subsidies? What about if Connect...

Wallingford Wired: Lyman Hall High School Art Students Open House
5/27/14 4:05 PM
The second 60 days of our Wallingford Inspires Art Wall is coming to a close, and we hope you got a chance to see the first two artists’ work at least once. For the first 60 day display we featured local photographer Wendy Kenerson and her beautiful images of Mackenzie Reservoir, Gouveia Vineyards, ...

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

Bob Swick's Blog: Let Us Place Economic Blame On...
5/21/14 1:20 AM
Politicians love to place blame.  For example Mr. Malloy has placed blame on the Republicans (?) for the current economic problems of the state.  High unemployment, a lack of economic growth, residents moving out of state, one of the highest tax burdens in the country and about $80 billion...

Wallingford Town Government Website: VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED - HazWaste Central - September 20
5/20/14 7:00 PM
Wallingford's Hometown Day at HazWaste Central...

Wallingford Town Government Website: Summer 2014 Recreation Guide - Department of Parks & Recreation
5/18/14 7:00 PM
The Department of Parks and Recreation has released the Summer 2014 guide to leisure and fun entitled, Wallingford's Summer Fun....

Wallingford Town Government Website: HazWaste Central Open Saturday Mornings through October
5/15/14 7:00 PM
Hours of Operation: Most Saturdays, 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon....

Bob Swick's Blog: What New Taxes For Connecticut In 2015?
5/14/14 2:02 AM
A $3 billion dollar deficit in 2011.  Shared sacrifice.  The largest tax increase in Connecticut's history. A $3 billion dollar deficit in 2015.  Shared sacrifice.  The largest tax increase in Connecticut's history. A $3 billion dollar deficit in 2019.  Shared sacrifice. &nb...

Wallingford Wired: Help a Make-A-Wish Child, Attend the Wallingford Adopt-A-Wish Fundraiser
5/12/14 12:44 PM
As many of you may know, Pat is heavily involved with the Connecticut chapter of Make-A-Wish. In fact, she just finished up what is being called the biggest wish ever granted in the state, a Walk For Wishes event held at Bridgeport’s Beardsley Zoo, which was an overwhelming success. The next event o...

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

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

Bob Swick's Blog: This Is A Budget?
5/7/14 12:43 AM
Wow, what a state budget!  I wonder if anyone can understand Connecticut's budget?  How much more was pushed off budget?  Does anyone know how much in long term debt and unfunded liabilities the state actually has?  How does obtaining a theoretical $75 million dollars in back tax...

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

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

Bob Swick's Blog: No Rebate, Not Now Not Never -
4/30/14 1:14 AM
Mr. Malloy and Hartford's Omnipotent One Party Rule have had enough of tax rebates in an election year. Apparently due to the Bush tax cuts enacted back in 2006 (?), Mr. Malloy and Hartford's Omnipotent One Party Rule are not receiving enough in capital gains taxes and thus no rebates.  Tax rev...

Bob Swick's Blog: More Free State Money
4/23/14 7:21 AM
Come one and all, yet even more free taxpayer’s monies are available by Dan Malloy and Hartford’s Omnipotent One Party Rule.  The next in line for free taxpayers’ monies is in a candidate for Governor home town of Danbury.  The poor Cartus Company of Danbury will now receive incentives of ...

Wallingford Wired: Come to Downtown Wallingford for the 2nd Annual Restaurant Hop
4/22/14 2:13 PM
If you’ve ever wondered what the food at some of Wallingford’s downtown restaurants is like, now is the time to find out! Wallingford Center, Inc. is sponsoring the second annual Wallingford Restaurant Hop on May 7th from 4pm to 9pm. Bring the whole family and sample the specialties of some of the b...

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

Wallingford Wired: Hubbard Park Welcomes 36th Annual Daffodil Festival
4/19/14 2:29 PM
Over 600,000 daffodils. Over 100,000 attendees. Two days. One stupendous event! The 36th Annual Meriden Daffodil Festival in Hubbard Park is almost here and promises to be bigger and better than ever, with over 35 musical acts scheduled to perform this year and plenty of food, games, rides and activ...

Wallingford Wired: Church of the Resurrection Carnival Brings Fun For All!
4/18/14 2:24 PM
Everybody loves it when the carnival comes to town! Once again, Wallingford’s Church of the Resurrection is sponsoring their annual carnival April 23rd through the 26th in the parking lot adjacent to the church. The weather forecast for the four day event is for good weather on Wednesday and T...

Bob Swick's Blog: Is The Tide Turning For Hartford's Omnipotent One Party Rule? Then Back To Normal.
4/13/14 2:49 AM
There was a brief bright spot in Connecticut in the 61st District as Republican Tami Zawistowski won the Special Election to replace Democrat Elaine C. O'Brien who passed away seven weeks ago.  Ms. Zawistowski won by a large margin also in the election. Could this be a trend for November?&nb...

Wallingford Wired: Wallingford CT Wing Fest at Villa Capri
4/4/14 2:20 PM
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the patriarch of all finger foods, the Buffalo wing. Created in Buffalo, NY in 1964, the spicy treat has been the go-to finger food for every occasion, from bachelor parties to sporting events to just snacking on them while watching TV on a lazy weekend. What ...

Wallingford Wired: New Listing: 289 Highland Ave, Wallingford CT 06492
4/4/14 10:27 AM
Beautiful 4 bedroom home for sale in Wallingford, CT! Home Photos Local Schools New Listing Christine Zygmont-Ross Harriman Real Estate LLC 203-672-4499 Questions? Schedule a Showing! Licensed In: CT 289 HIGHLAND AVE Wallingford, CT 06492 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms : 2 ( 2 full ) List Price: $300,000 Liv...

Jason Zandri's Wallingford Politico Blog: AGENDA - FY 2014 - 2015 BUDGET WORKSHOP - Special Town Council Meeting
4/4/14 7:29 AM
TOWN OF WALLINGFORD, CONNECTICUT Special Town Council Meeting APRIL 9, 2014 6:30 P.M. Town Council Chambers FY 2014 - 2015 BUDGET WORKSHOP AGENDA 1. Moment of Silence 2. Pledge of Allegiance and Roll Call 3. BUDGET WORKSHOPS           BOARD OF EDU...

Jason Zandri's Wallingford Politico Blog: Town of Wallingford release letter of proposed 2015 budget
4/1/14 5:15 PM
You can follow this LINK to pull the entire PDF file ....

Bob Swick's Blog: April Economic Fools!
4/1/14 6:44 AM
April Economic Fools. What is the real unemployment rate? April Economic Fools. What is the real amount of workers who have given up looking for work? April Economic Fools. What is the real debt of the United States? April Economic Fools. What is the real debt of Connecticut? April Economic Fools. W...

Bob Swick's Blog: This Week's Connecticut Economic Observations
3/26/14 1:36 AM
I am back from a too brief visit with family in Florida.  I am always amazed at the lower taxes in Florida as compared to here in Connecticut.  No state income tax in Florida and much lower property taxes. I also can see how middle class taxpayers here in Connecticut are the true servants ...

Jason Zandri's Wallingford Politico Blog: AGENDA – WALLINGFORD TOWN COUNCIL–MARCH 25, 2014
3/20/14 2:14 AM
TOWN OF WALLINGFORD, CONNECTICUT REGULAR TOWN COUNCIL MEETING Town Council Chambers TUESDAY March 25, 2014 6:30  P. M. AGENDA 1.    Opening Prayer – Father Thomas Walsh, Most Holy Trinity Church of Wallingford 2.  &...

Bob Swick's Blog: Another Day - Another New Connecticut Utopian Law Proposal
3/12/14 2:44 AM
It is another day here in Connecticut, land of economic lasts. And being another day here in economic lasts, Hartford's Omnipotent One Party Rule has hatched a new plan to spend taxpayers monies. This new law proposal wants to provide a state retirement pension system for those private sector worke...

Bob Swick's Blog: Yet More Corporate Welfare In Connecticut Using Taxpayers Dollars
3/4/14 2:27 AM
Connecticut is ranked 49 out of 50 states in Fiscal Condition along with many other near last economic categories according to a report recently released by the Mercatus Center of George Mason University. And Mr. Malloy has given more corporate welfare this time to UTC in the form of a mere $400 mi...

Jason Zandri's Wallingford Politico Blog: Program Review and Investigations Committee - PUBLIC HEARING AGENDA
3/3/14 10:24 AM
Program Review and Investigations Committee PUBLIC HEARING AGENDA Tuesday, March 4, 2014 3:00 PM Wallingford Town Council Chambers Town Hall – 45 South Main Street Wallingford, CT           I.    &nb...

Jason Zandri's Wallingford Politico Blog: MY TAKE – Meriden’s efforts regarding their transit-oriented district.
3/2/14 4:38 AM
The Burdelski foresees “real milestones” in 5-10 years for downtown Meriden’s transit-oriented quest article was recently published in the Record Journal.   The Wallingford link to this is the fact that Meriden is deeply into this and Wallingford is not. It is more likely than not we ...

Bob Swick's Blog: Please Remember Governor Malloy Is Right All Of The Time Especially On Economic Issues
2/26/14 4:11 AM
Connecticut taxpayers should always remember that Mr. Malloy and Hartford's Omnipotent One Party Rule is always correct on economic issues. The minimum wage is another economic issue that Mr. Malloy and Hartford's Omnipotent One Party Rule is always correct on.  A higher minimum wage somehow in...

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Wallingford Patch: Wallingford officials, members of the public, talk about the future of the schoo...
7/28/14 4:47 PM
Wallingford officials, members of the public, talk about the future of the school system. http://patch.com/connecticut/wallingford/wallingford-officials-continue-discuss-future-school-system#.U9bEZfldWH4 Wallingford Officials Continue to Discuss Future of School System patch.com Early ed...

Wallingford Community Women Inc: Wallingford Community Women's Annual Summer Picnic... good food, good friends...
7/28/14 4:25 PM
Wallingford Community Women's Annual Summer Picnic... good food, good friends and good fun! Mobile Uploads Wallingford Community Women summer picnic...

Wallingford Public Library: Check out these great literary quotes about travelling: http://goo.gl/n4t5MQ Th...
7/28/14 9:55 AM
Check out these great literary quotes about travelling: http://goo.gl/n4t5MQ Then see all the places Wallingford Teens have traveled this summer just by reading: http://goo.gl/QCGefU Remember, all teens in grades 6-12 are welcome to join our reading expedition. No registration is necessary...

Wallingford Community Women Inc: Christina Leupp: Reasons Why Every 20-Something Should Volunteer SOCIAL IMPACT...
7/26/14 4:56 PM
Christina Leupp: Reasons Why Every 20-Something Should Volunteer SOCIAL IMPACT | MOST RECENT | THU, JUL 24 http://pulse.me/s/1TNleE After two weeks of volunteering in Lourdes, France, I feel incredible. Tired, but incredible. The reason is: every time I complete a stint of voluntee... Read mor...

Wallingford Community Women Inc: Bonnie Barron: One Woman Can Change Anything. Many Women Can Change Everything...
7/26/14 4:25 PM
Bonnie Barron: One Woman Can Change Anything. Many Women Can Change Everything PROFESSIONAL WOMEN | MOST RECENT | THU, JUL 10 http://pulse.me/s/1HnOyP When empowered women work together, we are promoting a healthy community. We must never underestimate our impact when we contribute to our comm...

Wallingford Public Library: Beyond Atlantis Book Club: Kids ages 10-12 can choose to read 'The City of Ember...
7/26/14 6:34 AM
Beyond Atlantis Book Club: Kids ages 10-12 can choose to read 'The City of Ember', 'Gregor the Overlander', 'Tunnels', or even all three! Then we will discuss what all of these underground cities have in common. The book discussion will take place on Tuesday, August 12...

Wallingford Patch: Leary and Elvis Win CT Police K-9 Olympics - State Trooper Nicholas Leary, winne...
7/25/14 2:01 PM
Leary and Elvis Win CT Police K-9 Olympics - State Trooper Nicholas Leary, winner at this year's Connecticut State Police K-9 Olympics, has been decorated by the State Police many times for his success utilizing his K-9, Elvis. http://ow.ly/2KHN2y Leary and Elvis Win CT Police K-9 Olymp...

Wallingford Community Women Inc: 24 Amazing Ways Residents Inspire Their Communities! http://concord-ca.patch.co...
7/25/14 1:26 PM
24 Amazing Ways Residents Inspire Their Communities! http://concord-ca.patch.com/groups/goodnews/p/24-amazing-ways-residents-inspire-their-communities-concord-ca 24 Amazing Ways Residents Inspire Their Communities concord-ca.patch.com Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirat...

Wallingford Patch: 13 More Awesome Ways Residents Help Build Communities - Patch readers told us wh...
7/25/14 1:02 PM
13 More Awesome Ways Residents Help Build Communities - Patch readers told us who the Everyday Inspirations in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally. http://ow.ly/2KHCKj 13 More Awesome Ways Residents Help Build Communities wallin...

Wallingford Patch: Federal Court's Obamacare Ruling Could Cost You - If a federal court ruling is u...
7/25/14 11:01 AM
Federal Court's Obamacare Ruling Could Cost You - If a federal court ruling is upheld on appeal, it could increase in insurance premiums for millions. http://ow.ly/2KHmqn Federal Court's Obamacare Ruling Could Cost You wallingford.patch.com If a federal court ruling is upheld on a...

Wallingford Patch: Madonna Badger, Woman Who Lost Family in Christmas Day Fire, Remarries http://ow...
7/25/14 10:01 AM
Madonna Badger, Woman Who Lost Family in Christmas Day Fire, Remarries http://ow.ly/2KHcp8 Madonna Badger, Woman Who Lost Family in Christmas Day Fire, Remarries wallingford.patch.com Former Stamford resident Madonna Badger has eloped to marry her longtime friend Bill Duke....

Wallingford Public Library: Summertime is vacation time. Save room in your suitcase by downloading travel gu...
7/25/14 12:20 AM
Summertime is vacation time. Save room in your suitcase by downloading travel guides for your smartphone, tablet, or computer from the Lion Digital Catalog: http://tinyurl.com/qxko43t . You'll find popular travel series including Lonely Planet, Fodor's, and Frommer's. Time to star...

Wallingford Community Women Inc: Free Parking at Sate Parks this weekend!
7/24/14 3:05 PM
Free Parking at Sate Parks this weekend! Free parking, entry at CT state parks this weekend www.hartfordbusiness.com Connecticut state parks will have free parking and admission this weekend, officials announced....

Wallingford Community Women Inc: Diane Von Furstenberg: Inspirational Words for Independent Women MAKERS | THU,...
7/24/14 2:00 PM
Diane Von Furstenberg: Inspirational Words for Independent Women MAKERS | THU, JUL 24 http://pulse.me/s/1S1mP9 Diane Von Furstenberg: Inspirational Words for Independent Women pulse.me This year marks the 40th anniversary of Diane Von Furstenberg's iconic wrap dress, a garment th...

Wallingford Community Women Inc: Throwback Thursday: Madeleine Albright Becomes the First Female Secretary of Sta...
7/24/14 1:46 PM
Throwback Thursday: Madeleine Albright Becomes the First Female Secretary of State MAKERS | THU, JUL 10 http://pulse.me/s/1F0aBD Throwback Thursday: Madeleine Albright Becomes the First Female Secretary of State pulse.me Madeleine Albright told MAKERS, "It never, ever occurred ...

Wallingford Public Library: We're currently in the middle of this year's children's summer reading program,...
7/23/14 4:12 PM
We're currently in the middle of this year's children's summer reading program, "Seeking Atlantis." Check out this behind the scenes video of how it was all created. Remember, there is still time to sign up and participate! The program officially ends on August 16th. htt...

Wallingford Public Library: We all have that book that changed our life. 'Call Me Ishmael' lets book lovers...
7/19/14 10:13 AM
We all have that book that changed our life. 'Call Me Ishmael' lets book lovers around the world share their reading experiences with each other. http://callmeishmael.com/ Call Me Ishmael callmeishmael.com A novel way to celebrate books and life....

Wallingford Public Library: The Wallingford Community Theatre is putting on a production of Peter Pan this A...
7/17/14 11:38 AM
The Wallingford Community Theatre is putting on a production of Peter Pan this August! Timeline Photos...

Wallingford Public Library: We can check most of these off our list!
7/17/14 9:02 AM
We can check most of these off our list! 15 Things You Didn't Know You Could Get From the Library money.usnews.com You can borrow a lot more than the latest thriller or romance novel....

Wallingford Public Library: Yesterday, artist Michael Albert taught kids and teens (and a few of our librari...
7/17/14 8:39 AM
Yesterday, artist Michael Albert taught kids and teens (and a few of our librarians!) how to create 'pop art' collages made out of cereal box cut-outs....

Wallingford Community Women Inc: Please join our WPAA-TV friends to celebrate their Coming of Age Party - Turning...
7/16/14 4:45 PM
Please join our WPAA-TV friends to celebrate their Coming of Age Party - Turning 21 on July 26th. Check out flyer below. Photos from WPAA - TV and Community Media Center's post in Coming of Age Party: Turning 21...

Wallingford Community Women Inc: IT'S TOO HOT TO COOK TODAY!!! Order your lunch or dinner at Amore Pizza an...
7/3/14 11:35 AM
IT'S TOO HOT TO COOK TODAY!!! Order your lunch or dinner at Amore Pizza and mention Wallingford Community Women. Amore will donate 20% of the proceeds to the Club. Amore Pizza 203-265-2379 Free delivery! http://www.amoreapizzact.com/pizza.html...

Wallingford Public Schools: Ice cream is sold the most in July. In July, Americans celebrate National Ice Cr...
7/2/14 7:19 AM
Ice cream is sold the most in July. In July, Americans celebrate National Ice Cream Month. U.S. citizens consume about 5.5 gallons per year (on average). Higher temperatures affect sales #wpschools...

Wallingford Public Schools: The Eiffel Tower grows in summer. This historic structure is made of iron. Metal...
7/1/14 8:13 AM
The Eiffel Tower grows in summer. This historic structure is made of iron. Metal expands with heat. As a result, the Eiffel Tower can grow more than six inches in hot weather.#wpschools...

Wallingford Community Women Inc: Learn more about the Wallingford Community Women, Inc. by watching this video, c...
6/26/14 1:28 PM
Learn more about the Wallingford Community Women, Inc. by watching this video, courtesy of WPAA-TV, Bobby "O" Show. Bob O'Connor interviewed current members Kathy Schave and Amy Blakeslee to learn more about our community service projects, state projects, social and fundraising activi...

Wallingford Public Schools: WPS-TV Board of Education June 2014 Meeting will be shown Today 6/25/14 at 4pm a...
6/25/14 12:45 PM
WPS-TV Board of Education June 2014 Meeting will be shown Today 6/25/14 at 4pm and 8pm on Comcast XFinity channel 19 & AT&T U-verse Position 99 #wpschools #w06492...

Wallingford Public Schools: We welcome students and parents to post their photos from last night's graduations.
6/25/14 6:58 AM
We welcome students and parents to post their photos from last night's graduations....

Wallingford Public Schools: Sheehan Graduation video courtesy of Librarian Nicholas Ives http://www.youtube....
6/25/14 6:57 AM
Sheehan Graduation video courtesy of Librarian Nicholas Ives http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLAcwjuoNrwy28J3BSgq9FMse6NfTyUBpf Graduation 2014 www.youtube.com...

Wallingford Public Schools: Sheehan Graduation Live Stream courtesy of Nicholas Ives https://www.youtube.com...
6/24/14 1:59 PM
Sheehan Graduation Live Stream courtesy of Nicholas Ives https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5z6-ldsABqw Sheehan Graduation Livestream 6/24/14: Livestream of Mark T. Sheehan High School's graduation. High definition images will be uploaded at www.youtube.com/Ivanator732 later this evenin...

Wallingford Public Schools: From Dr. Menzo:http://goo.gl/2Fy765 #wpschools #w06492
6/23/14 10:57 AM
From Dr. Menzo: http://goo.gl/2Fy765 #wpschools #w06492 Weekly Update - Monday, June 23, 2014 salmenzo.tumblr.com Good Morning, What a weekend!! Now, I hope tomorrow night is beautiful weather also. Graduation is always a special event. I am pleased to be attending Sheehan High School’s cere...

Wallingford Community Women Inc: Take a look at this short video and listen to former and current members talk ab...
6/19/14 9:07 PM
Take a look at this short video and listen to former and current members talk about why they joined the Club and what it meant to them. Thank you WPAATV for creating this video for our 60th anniversary! Wallingford Community Women; Celebrating 60 Years MC deploy project...

Wallingford Community Women Inc: Some of our members have had great success with this group here in Wallingford....
6/17/14 8:22 AM
Some of our members have had great success with this group here in Wallingford. Zorayda Cocchi is in the video, take a look!!!! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-VzkyCvJ00I Connecticut's Leading Natural Wellness Clinic www.NaturopathicAnswer.com Our All-Natural Wellness Clinic...

Wallingford Public Schools: Fun Facts:Dolphins sleep with one eye open! #wpschools #w06492
6/17/14 8:20 AM
Fun Facts:Dolphins sleep with one eye open! #wpschools #w06492...

Wallingford Community Women Inc: HERE THEY ARE!!! Our custom made Wind & Fire Bracelets have arrived! And th...
6/13/14 4:04 PM
HERE THEY ARE!!! Our custom made Wind & Fire Bracelets have arrived! And they are beautiful! Mobile Uploads Our Wallingford Wind and Fire bracelets have arrived! !...

Wallingford Public Schools: The sentence “The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog” is a pangram, which i...
6/13/14 7:43 AM
The sentence “The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog” is a pangram, which is a sentence that uses every letter of the alphabet. #wpschools...

Wallingford Public Schools: I never said most of the things I said. Yogi Berra #wpschools
6/11/14 6:55 AM
I never said most of the things I said. Yogi Berra #wpschools...

Wallingford Public Schools: “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.”― Al...
6/10/14 12:57 PM
“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.”― Albert Einstein #wpschools #w06492...

Wallingford Public Schools: Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work so most people don't recognize...
6/9/14 6:45 AM
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work so most people don't recognize them. -Ann Landers #wpschools #w06492...

Wallingford Public Schools: From Superintendent Menzo: http://goo.gl/MLRZFa #wpschools #w06492
6/9/14 6:38 AM
From Superintendent Menzo: http://goo.gl/MLRZFa #wpschools #w06492 Weekly Update - Monday, June 9, 2014 salmenzo.tumblr.com Change – Capacity – Communication “Know your limits, but never stop trying to exceed them.” - Dr. Carol Dweck Good Morning, What a beautiful weekend! Low humidity and ...

Wallingford Public Schools: A child seldom needs a good talking to as a good listening to. -Robert Brault #w...
6/6/14 12:23 PM
A child seldom needs a good talking to as a good listening to. -Robert Brault #wpschools #w06492...

Wallingford Community Women Inc: We would like to thank those of you who enjoyed Amore Pizza last night. If you...
6/6/14 7:15 AM
We would like to thank those of you who enjoyed Amore Pizza last night. If you mentioned WCW, a portion of the proceeds will be donated back to us. If you want to know more about who we are and what we do, leave a message on our Facvebook page and we will get back to you. Thanks for your suppor...

Wallingford Community Women Inc: CONGRATULATIONS TO THE FOLLOWING AWARD RECIPIENTS: *Gloria Horbaty Best New Pro...
6/5/14 12:56 PM
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE FOLLOWING AWARD RECIPIENTS: *Gloria Horbaty Best New Project Award was presented to Donna O'Keefe for the Lunch Bags for Emergency Shelter project. *Linda Kundolf Friendship Award was presented to Zorayda Cocchi and Donna O'Keefe for their ability to make new a...

Wallingford Public Schools: There are no seven wonders of the world in the eyes of a child. There are seven...
6/4/14 7:20 AM
There are no seven wonders of the world in the eyes of a child. There are seven million. -Walt Streightiff #wpschools #w06492...

Wallingford Public Schools: MT 4th, 6-8pm at @HUBCAPwlfd. Check out amazing artwork from local @WallingfordP...
6/3/14 9:47 AM
MT 4th, 6-8pm at @HUBCAPwlfd. Check out amazing artwork from local @WallingfordPS students! #wpschools #w06492 pic.twitter.com/6KJy0oxGos Twitter / vincenzolandino: June 4th, 6-8pm at @HUBCAPwlfd. ... twitter.com Check out amazing artwork from local @ WallingfordPS ...

Wallingford Public Schools: Chris Poulos presentation at MTS pic.twitter.com/HBOKxsOTbs
6/3/14 8:53 AM
Chris Poulos presentation at MTS pic.twitter.com/HBOKxsOTbs Twitter / MTSheehanHS: Chris Poulos presentation at ... twitter.com Instantly connect to what's most important to you. Follow your friends, experts, favorite celebrities, and breaking news....

Wallingford Public Schools: RT @MTSheehanHS: Stunts and positivity with Chris Plulos pic.twitter.com/Yz0BSFS...
6/3/14 8:51 AM
RT @MTSheehanHS: Stunts and positivity with Chris Plulos pic.twitter.com/Yz0BSFSZwM #wpschools Twitter / MTSheehanHS: Stunts and positivity with ... twitter.com Instantly connect to what's most important to you. Follow your friends, experts, favorite celebrities, and breaking ne...

Wallingford Public Schools: MT 4th, 6-8pm at @HUBCAPwlfd. Check out amazing artwork from local @WallingfordP...
6/3/14 8:50 AM
MT 4th, 6-8pm at @HUBCAPwlfd. Check out amazing artwork from local @WallingfordPS students! #wpschools #w06492 pic.twitter.com/6KJy0oxGos...

Wallingford Public Schools: Lyman Hall High School Assistant Principal, Cindy Lavalette was appointed last...
6/3/14 8:14 AM
Lyman Hall High School Assistant Principal, Cindy Lavalette was appointed last night as Assistant Supt. for Personnel. Cindy will start 7/1/14 #wpschools #w06492...

Wallingford Public Schools: From Dr. Menzo http://goo.gl/5bPsE9 #wpschools #w06492
6/2/14 1:18 PM
From Dr. Menzo http://goo.gl/5bPsE9 #wpschools #w06492 Weekly Update - Monday, June 2, 2014 salmenzo.tumblr.com Change – Capacity – Communication “If you are able to have what you want, then let yourself want what you have.” - Unknown Dear Staff: It was another very nice weekend of weather...

Wallingford Public Schools: CT Fun Facts: Connecticut is home to the first hamburger (1895), Polaroid camera...
6/2/14 10:02 AM
CT Fun Facts: Connecticut is home to the first hamburger (1895), Polaroid camera (1934), helicopter (1939), and color television (1948).#wpschools #w06492...

Wallingford Public Schools: WPS-TV Today:BOE May 27, 2014 Meeting at 9am, 4pm & 8pm 5/29-6/2 on Comcast Ch 1...
6/2/14 9:29 AM
WPS-TV Today:BOE May 27, 2014 Meeting at 9am, 4pm & 8pm 5/29-6/2 on Comcast Ch 19 or U-verse Pos 99 #wpschools #w06492...

Wallingford Public Schools: One of the reasons why being an educator is so awesome! These students and staf...
6/2/14 7:52 AM
One of the reasons why being an educator is so awesome! These students and staff make it all worth it! #wpschools pic.twitter.com/pYDHFpAeUQ Twitter / SalMenzo: One of the reasons why being ... twitter.com Instantly connect to what's most important to you. Follow your friends, experts...

Wallingford Public Schools: Sheehan Music Concert Link:goo.gl/19vUeA #wpschools #w06492
5/29/14 1:33 PM
Sheehan Music Concert Link: goo.gl/19vUeA #wpschools #w06492 Spring Concert 2014 www.youtube.com...

Wallingford Public Schools: I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you...
5/28/14 1:10 PM
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. Maya Angelou RIP...