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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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Morning Briefing: Chelsea Manning Reprieved; Cop Killer Captured; World's Oldest Zoo Gorilla Dies
1/18/17 via Patch
Also: Bears versus guns; stoners behind the wheel; and Kim Kardashian "Ocean's 8" cameo allegedly involves, you guessed it, a jewelry heist....


Colo, World’s Oldest Zoo Gorilla, Dies in Columbus, Ohio
1/17/17 via Patch
Colo's birth wasn't planned, and she almost died. The first gorilla born in a zoo, she had the “support of a nation,” the Columbus Zoo said....
President Obama Commutes Chelsea Manning's Prison Sentence
1/17/17 via Patch
The whistleblower's prison sentence will expire May 17....
When Should Your Kid Stay Home Sick From School?
1/17/17 via Patch
It's cold and flu season, so your family is likely facing this question....
Candid Camera: President Obama's Final Year Captured In Photo From Each Month
1/17/17 via Patch
Take a look back at some of Obama's less guarded moments of 2016 with these official White House photos....
Watch Video: Gloria Allred Press Conference With Donald Trump Accuser
1/17/17 via Patch
Gloria Allred and "The Apprentice" contestant Summer Zervos filed suit against Donald Trump, accusing him of defamation and sexual abuse....
Dr. Menzo's Quote of the Week 1-17
1/17/17 via Wallingford Public Schools News
“You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.” Abraham Lincoln ...
Repealing Obamacare: 18M More People Without Insurance, Skyrocketing Premiums, Report Says
1/17/17 via Patch
The non-partisan Congressional Budget Office also estimated that premiums for individuals could increase by 20 or 25 percent....
Game Night
1/17/17 via Wallingford Public Library -
Wednesday, January 18th at 6:30 p.m. in the Collaboratory Check out our collection of board games and learn how to play one! Meets the first and third Wednesday of the month. Open to adults and teens. No registration necessary. ...
US Abortion Rate Falls To Lowest Point In Decades: Study
1/17/17 via Patch
The authors of a new study believe both abortion restrictions and increased access to birth control played a role in the decline....
Dr. Menzo's Quote of the Week 1 17 17
1/17/17 via Wallingford Public Schools News
“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.   ...
Dr. Menzo's Quote of the Week
1/17/17 via Wallingford Public Schools News
“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.   ...
Government Channel Program Schedule - Week of January 16
1/16/17 via Town of Wallingford News
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Knit @ WPL
1/15/17 via Wallingford Public Library -
Tuesday, January 17th, 6:00-7:30 p.m. in the Board Room Drop in Knit @ WPL is a place where knitters and crocheters can practice their work in the company of others. Newcomers are welcome to join, but knitting experience is required. Why knit? Research shows that knitting supports a hea...
Connecticut and its Deficit
1/14/17 via Swick Speak
No the Connecticut state budget deficit has not gone away.  Nor will it likely go away in 2017 or 2018.  Approximately 40% and more of the state budget goes to state employees benefits and salaries and debt interest payments in 2017.  For state that has a population of 3,587,860 it ha...
Holy War: Lessons From the East
1/13/17 via Wallingford Public Library -
Tuesday, January 24th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room Jihad is an Arabic term meaning “struggle.” For Muslims, this is an internal struggle in which followers surrender to God. However, the popular notion of Jihad held by many non-believers is that of “Holy War.” Join Mark Albertson for th...
Introduction to JobNow
1/12/17 via Wallingford Public Library -
Monday, January 23rd, 2:00-3:30 p.m. in the Board Room Join us for an introduction to the features of JobNow, including expert assistance in preparing resumes, live interview practice (with trained job coaches using common interview questions) and career assessments. There is also an Adult ...
Wildcats Travel Softball tryouts
1/9/17 via Wallingford Public Schools News
Click here for more information about the Wildcats Travel Softball tryouts....
Girl Scouts registration for kindergarten
1/9/17 via Wallingford Public Schools News
Click here for more information about Girl Scouts registration for kindergarten....
Town of Wallingford Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for FY 2016 NOW AVAILABLE
1/9/17 via Town of Wallingford News
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Annual Christmas Tree Collection - Began Monday, January 9 - Public Works
1/9/17 via Town of Wallingford News
Annual natural Christmas Tree Collection by the Department of Public Works began on Monday, January 9....
COMPOST Center - CLOSES as of 4:00 p.m, SATURDAY, JANUARY 14, 2017
1/9/17 via Town of Wallingford News
Compost Center will reopen Thursday, March 16, 2017...
ALERT Water Supply - Conservation Urged - Water Division
1/9/17 via Town of Wallingford News
Department of Public Utilities asks customers to voluntarily conserve water....
Tax Payments: Second Installment and Supplemental Motor Vehicle
1/9/17 via Town of Wallingford News
TAXES DUE: JANUARY 1, 2017 with final date for payment February 1, 2017....
Tired of being a Connecticut State Representative or State Senator?
1/7/17 via Swick Speak
Tired of being a Connecticut State Representative or State Senator? Just get elected. Then need more cash and a pension? Not to worry just cut a deal and your troubles are over. No more financials worries for these three former State Representative and Senators. Former State Representative Stephen D...