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WallingfordCT.com is an aggregated news and information website that provides info from around the town of Wallingford, CT including from the town government, local news organizations, blogs and social media:

This site was originally created by a Wallingford resident, Tim Dineen, more than 15 years ago and is intended as a source for news and information about the town of Wallingford, Connecticut. This site hosted the first "official" website for the town, a volunteer effort at the time back in 1997, and has been revised to focus on the compilation of Wallingford news from various sources including journalistic news as well as news from social media.

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Wallingford Public School System: Smarter Balanced Recruitment Panel
8/22/14 8:56 PM
Want to be a part of the achievement setting level for SBAC? Register at: https://smarterbalanced.measinc.com/EventCode/100614...

CT News Junkie: Medicaid Payment Deferrals May Continue Into Second Quarter
8/22/14 2:00 PM
The federal government has refused to reimburse the state for its expanded Medicaid coverage this year and despite efforts to come to an agreement, the deferrals may continue into September....

CT News Junkie: Esty, Greenberg Will Appear On Ballot Twice
8/22/14 1:52 PM
Democratic incumbent U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty and her Republican challenger Mark Greenberg will both receive double-billing on this year’s ballot in the 5th Congressional District race....

Wallingford Public Library: Power Foods
8/22/14 1:25 PM
Wednesday, August 27th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room Kailee Conrad, RD and Health & Wellness Coordinator for ShopRite, is back with another dynamic presentation on healthy eating for an active lifestyle. Learn what makes a power food and how they can fit into your daily diet. Please reg...

Wallingford Public Library: Reel Conversation: The Queen
8/22/14 1:18 PM
Saturday, September 6th at 1:00 p.m. in the Community Room In her Oscar-winning performance, Helen Mirren gives an intimate, moving portrait of Queen Elizabeth following the untimely death of Princess Diana. The Queen's restrained reaction causes a public relations debacle that Prime Minister Bl...

Record-Journal: Editorial: If you see something, say something — Southington officials hope resi...
8/22/14 1:00 PM
Editorial: If you see something, say something — Southington officials hope residents will do just that when it comes to vandalism. Read more: http://bit.ly/YITMbq MyRecordJournal.com | RJ Editorial: Southington deals with vandalism www.myrecordjournal.com The Record-Journal is a local p...

CT News Junkie: Connecticut Won’t Prosecute Workers in D-SNAP Food Stamp Fraud Case
8/22/14 10:45 AM
The Office of the Chief State’s Attorney has decided against pursuing criminal charges against any state employees or private citizens who received D-SNAP benefits they weren’t entitled to following Tropical Storm Irene in 2011....

CT News Junkie: OP-ED | It’s Past Time for Transparency at the State Department of Education
8/22/14 8:24 AM
As soon as the Hartford Courant reported that a state grand jury had issued a subpoena for “all emails of Commissioner Stefan Pryor since January 2012,” it was obvious the controversial head of the state Department of Education was on borrowed time. Frankly, I’m surprised he survived this long. ...

Wallingford Public School System: Wallingford girl collects hundreds of books for charity
8/22/14 7:03 AM
Chelsea Fitzgerald filled her summer with reading, but also made sure other children can do the same....

Wallingford Public School System: Dag PTAC and PTO Meeting Information
8/22/14 7:03 AM
Dates for 2014-15 PTAC and PTO meetings...

CT News Junkie: OP-ED | The Problem Isn’t Just the Police
8/22/14 6:30 AM
What’s going on with the police in this country? If, like me, you’ve been alternately shocked and deeply saddened by the actions of police against protestors, journalists, and residents in Ferguson, MO, then this is a question that demands an answer....

CT News Junkie: Coverage and Subsidy Issues Explained
8/22/14 6:00 AM
The Access Health CT Board of Directors got an update Thursday on a situation CTNewsjunkie was first to report back in July about why some of its customers were losing coverage or seeing a change in their subsidy....

CT News Junkie: OP-ED | Of Teabags And Torts: Greenberg In The Fightin’ 5th
8/22/14 4:30 AM
The battle for control of Connecticut’s competitive 5th-district congressional seat has been simmering for awhile. But when opposition research is dumped into the public domain, you know the race has reached a full boil and the incumbent is worried....

Record-Journal: The wait for the Meriden City Council to implement an anti-nepotism policy conti...
8/21/14 2:55 PM
The wait for the Meriden City Council to implement an anti-nepotism policy continues more than eight months after the council agreed to study the issue. The wait, however, shouldn’t last much longer, according to Deputy Mayor Bob Williams. Read more: http://bit.ly/1ABSugf MyRecordJournal....

CT News Junkie: Malloy Boosts Education Funding, Defends Pryor’s Decision To Leave
8/21/14 2:45 PM
NEW BRITAIN — Standing with his outgoing education commissioner, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Thursday new funding for troubled school districts participating in a state-run improvement program....

CT News Junkie: Rasmussen: Foley Up 7 Over Malloy
8/21/14 1:49 PM
Rasmussen Reports conducted a telephone survey of 750 likely Connecticut voters this week and found that if the election were held today Republican Tom Foley would receive 45 percent of the vote and Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy would receive 38 percent....

CT News Junkie: Advocates Call For Outreach Workers
8/21/14 12:56 PM
Health care advocates told the Access Health CT Board of Directors Thursday that they need to consider hiring a group of outreach workers to help people enroll in health insurance....

Wallingford Public School System: WPS Mission and Vision video drives Strategic Plan development
8/20/14 6:56 PM
Wallingford Public Schools would like to share the following video with you which describes our district Mission and Vision. Wallingford Public Schools Mission and Vision Video This mission and vision drive the development of the school district's Strategic Plan which is currently under revisi...

Record-Journal: Letters: "It is refreshing to know that Meriden Mayor Manny Santos is the one pe...
8/20/14 3:00 PM
Letters: "It is refreshing to know that Meriden Mayor Manny Santos is the one person in city hall to realize the advantages of having upscale housing . . . downtown." Read more: http://bit.ly/1pMRwd9 What is your opinion? MyRecordJournal.com | Readers’ Opinions, 8-20-2014 w...

Record-Journal: Editorial: News that July was the sixth straight month of 200,000-plus job growt...
8/20/14 2:00 PM
Editorial: News that July was the sixth straight month of 200,000-plus job growth is welcome evidence of U.S. economic vitality after years of expansion that’s been sluggish at best. Read more: http://bit.ly/1vhpeIo MyRecordJournal.com | Some good news www.myrecordjournal.com The Record-...

Record-Journal: Town leaders are divided on whether a committee chosen by Hartford HealthCare to...
8/20/14 11:00 AM
Town leaders are divided on whether a committee chosen by Hartford HealthCare to advise on the future of Bradley Memorial in Southington is balanced. Read more: http://bit.ly/1oRcybx MyRecordJournal.com | Southington councilor questions balance of hospital committee www.myrecordjournal.c...

Wallingford Public Library: Holiday Closing
8/20/14 10:33 AM
The Library will be closed Saturday, August 30th through Monday, September 1st in honor of Labor Day. Regular hours resume Tuesday, September 2nd. The Book Seller also will be closed during this time....

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

Record-Journal: Hartford HealthCare officials faced a barrage of criticism, heckling and booing...
8/19/14 11:00 AM
Hartford HealthCare officials faced a barrage of criticism, heckling and booing Monday night at a community meeting in Southington on plans to move the emergency room at Bradley Memorial campus. Read more: http://bit.ly/1w4T9I9 MyRecordJournal.com | Hospital officials take heat on Southin...

Wallingford Public Library: Monday Matinee: The Searchers
8/18/14 2:19 PM
Monday, August 25th at 2:00 p.m. in the Community Room Now showing favorite films...in the cool comfort of our air-conditioned Community Room. All are welcome, no registration required! If John Ford is the greatest Western director, The Searchers is arguably his greatest film, at once a grand o...

Wallingford Public School System: Wallingford takes different approach to school policing
8/18/14 7:09 AM
Wallingford is working with police in a different way. It's just a different way of handling it to meet the needs of the community and addressing the fact of the financial matters and the capacity matters....

Wallingford Town Government Website: Government Channel Program Schedule - Week of August 18
8/17/14 7:00 PM
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Record-Journal: The Meriden School Building Committee, joined by Mayor Manny Santos, questioned...
8/15/14 11:00 AM
The Meriden School Building Committee, joined by Mayor Manny Santos, questioned the efficacy of the project labor agreement at both Platt and Maloney high schools at its meeting Thursday. Read more: http://bit.ly/1t2iXRt MyRecordJournal.com | Meriden PLA hiring goals still unmet www.myr...

Record-Journal: Architectural work for a new garage and office at the Center Street Cemetery in...
8/14/14 3:00 PM
Architectural work for a new garage and office at the Center Street Cemetery in Wallingford will be put out to bid by the town. Read more: http://bit.ly/VphqaK MyRecordJournal.com | Bid waiver for Wallingford cemetery project declined; project design accepted www.myrecordjournal.com The ...

Wallingford Town Government Website: Fall 2014 Recreation Guide - Department of Parks & Recreation
8/13/14 7:00 PM
The Department of Parks and Recreation has released the Fall 2014 guide to leisure and fun entitled, Wallingford's Fall Activities....

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

Wallingford Wired: Price Reduced: 70 Prospect Road, East Haven CT 06512
8/12/14 9:39 AM
     Beautiful 3 bedroom home for sale                 in East Haven, CT! Home Photos Local Schools PRICE REDUCED! CT Property Sisters Harriman Real Estate LLC 203-710-9895 Questions? Schedule a Showing! Licensed In: CT 70 PROSPECT ROAD E Haven, CT 06512 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms : 3 ( 2 full, 1 half ) ...

Wallingford Town Government Website: VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED - HazWaste Central - September 20
8/11/14 7:00 PM
Wallingford's Hometown Day at HazWaste Central...

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

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

Jason Zandri's Wallingford Politico Blog: Governor Malloy scheduled to be in Wallingford this Sunday afternoon August 3rd
7/29/14 11:51 AM
Governor Malloy is scheduled to spend some time in Wallingford this Sunday afternoon, August 3rd, in Wallingford Center at Gaetano's Tavern at 4 pm.     Please feel free to come and invite friends and family....

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

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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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...

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...

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...

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: 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 ...

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 ...

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Wallingford Public Library: Local musician Kenny Ward performed at the library a few weeks ago. Check out so...
8/21/14 6:54 PM
Local musician Kenny Ward performed at the library a few weeks ago. Check out some highlights here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UzwgHbna0aA&list=UUQ-nk24HWBDV-kr9y2eKVzg Kenny Ward at the Wallingford Public Library Kenny performed some Disney songs as well as his own....

Wallingford Public Schools: Bus lists in Record Journal this weekend. Check PowerSchool Parent Portal for th...
8/21/14 4:57 PM
Bus lists in Record Journal this weekend. Check PowerSchool Parent Portal for the most updated routes up until Tuesday evening. #wpschools...

Wallingford Public Schools: via @salmenzo Ice bucket challenge is coming to Wallingford on Monday - stay tun...
8/21/14 4:57 PM
via @salmenzo Ice bucket challenge is coming to Wallingford on Monday - stay tuned! #wpschools...

Wallingford Public Schools: via @salmenzo Ice bucket challenge is coming to Wallingford on Monday - stay tun...
8/21/14 4:56 PM
via @salmenzo Ice bucket challenge is coming to Wallingford on Monday - stay tuned! #wpschools...

Wallingford Public Schools: Bus lists in Record Journal this weekend. Check PowerSchool Parent Portal for th...
8/21/14 4:52 PM
Bus lists in Record Journal this weekend. Check PowerSchool Parent Portal for the most updated routes up until Tuesday evening. #wpschools...

Wallingford Community Women Inc: Not-So-Random Acts of Kindness: Powerful Women On Giving Back MAKERS | MON, AUG...
8/20/14 4:09 PM
Not-So-Random Acts of Kindness: Powerful Women On Giving Back MAKERS | MON, AUG 18 http://pulse.me/s/2iPhvl "I want to always make people proud. I want to feel good about what it is I'm doing, and giving the best that I can of me." -Vivian Stringer As we r... Read more ...

Wallingford Community Women Inc: The Netflix Movie You Need to Watch Tonight: Mission Blue MAKERS | WED, AUG 20...
8/20/14 3:37 PM
The Netflix Movie You Need to Watch Tonight: Mission Blue MAKERS | WED, AUG 20 http://pulse.me/s/2lQNgI Dr. Sylvia Earle is National Geographic's "explorer-in-residence," and she's spent over 7,000 hours underwater (for reference, a year is a little over... Read more ...

Wallingford Public Library: Miss Sunnie and friends are getting ready for storytime at Lyman Orchards!
8/16/14 9:23 AM
Miss Sunnie and friends are getting ready for storytime at Lyman Orchards!...

Wallingford Community Women Inc: Inspirational Women Dee Dee Myers MAKERS | MON, AUG 11 http://pulse.me/s/2612m...
8/14/14 7:58 PM
Inspirational Women Dee Dee Myers MAKERS | MON, AUG 11 http://pulse.me/s/2612ms Dee Dee Myers is a groundbreaking political analyst and former White House press secretary. After graduating from Santa Clara University, Dee Dee Mye... Read more Dee Dee Myers pulse.me Dee Dee Myers ...

Wallingford Community Women Inc: Throwback Thursday: FDNY's First Female Firefighter Says 'Enough is Enough' MAKE...
8/14/14 7:46 PM
Throwback Thursday: FDNY's First Female Firefighter Says 'Enough is Enough' MAKERS | THU, AUG 14 http://pulse.me/s/2h93iZ Throwback Thursday: FDNY's First Female Firefighter Says 'Enough is Enough' pulse.me This year, four new women will join the FDNY, bring...

Wallingford Public Library: To celebrate #SharkWeek, we've unlocked one of our Seeking Atlantis videos on sh...
8/14/14 4:24 PM
To celebrate #SharkWeek, we've unlocked one of our Seeking Atlantis videos on sharks! We'll be unlocking the rest soon for anyone who did not get to see all of the videos during the summer reading program! http://youtu.be/plcHWCbd9is Seeking Atlantis: Sharks! We dive into shar...

Wallingford Public Library: Get ready for a celebration of e-books on an international scale. On Thursday, S...
8/13/14 5:52 PM
Get ready for a celebration of e-books on an international scale. On Thursday, September 18, library patrons around the world will take part in the largest digital reading event to date to show appreciation for and raise awareness of e-books. Throughout September 18, OverDrive, one of our e-book ...

Wallingford Public Library: Come join our Head of Children's Services for a special storytime at Lyman Orcha...
8/12/14 9:13 PM
Come join our Head of Children's Services for a special storytime at Lyman Orchards this Saturday at 10:30am! https://scontent-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xpa1/v/t1.0-9/p100x100/10403715_10154592848890179_1174927134266062982_n.jpg?oh=e2753d5740c9becefb79122ba0db663b&oe=545B5DF0 Lyman Orchar...

Wallingford Public Library: Robin Williams will be missed. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ccPSr-wdO4
8/12/14 3:40 PM
Robin Williams will be missed. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ccPSr-wdO4 Robin Williams Library Riffs Robin Williams (1996) doing a series of comedic riffs for the opening of the new San Francisco Main Public Library. #robinwilliams Robin Williams, public lib......

Wallingford Public Library: Due to inclement weather, the Perseids meteor shower viewing scheduled for tonig...
8/12/14 1:52 PM
Due to inclement weather, the Perseids meteor shower viewing scheduled for tonight at Choate Rosemary Hall has been canceled. #washout...

Wallingford Community Women Inc: PLAY LIKE A GIRL!
8/4/14 9:37 PM
PLAY LIKE A GIRL! Mobile Uploads...

Wallingford Community Women Inc: MACY'S SHOP FOR A CAUSE DAY - Saturday, August 23, 2014 CONNECTICUT TAX FREE WEE...
8/1/14 12:38 PM
MACY'S SHOP FOR A CAUSE DAY - Saturday, August 23, 2014 CONNECTICUT TAX FREE WEEK!!! Tickets are $5.00 - all proceeds go to Wallingford Community Women to help fund programs, scholarships, etc. Ticket give you exclusive shopping rights and 25% off all SALE, CLEARANCE and regularly priced...

Wallingford Community Women Inc: #TBT to 1942: Boston, Massachusetts. Schooled in First Aid, Red Cross Motor Corp...
7/31/14 1:58 PM
#TBT to 1942: Boston, Massachusetts. Schooled in First Aid, Red Cross Motor Corps volunteers apply compresses to head wounds and affix a head bandage. While bandaging techniques may change every so often, the need to learn First Aid will remain constant! https://m.facebook.com/story.php?stor...

Wallingford Community Women Inc: Perla Ni: Helping Kids Make a Difference SOCIAL IMPACT | MOST RECENT | WED, JUL...
7/31/14 1:34 PM
Perla Ni: Helping Kids Make a Difference SOCIAL IMPACT | MOST RECENT | WED, JUL 30 http://pulse.me/s/1UgAXO Perla Ni: Helping Kids Make a Difference pulse.me It's Never Too Early to Help It's easy to forget how lucky we are. We get in a particular groove, driving the kids to...

Wallingford Community Women Inc: The 7 Most Powerful Women to Watch in 2014 http://m.entrepreneur.com/article/230351
7/30/14 6:46 AM
The 7 Most Powerful Women to Watch in 2014 http://m.entrepreneur.com/article/230351 The 7 Most Powerful Women to Watch in 2014 m.entrepreneur.com These seven innovators are having a major influence on technology, healthcare and the government. We've got our eye on these powerful women...

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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...