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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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From News, Government and Blog Sources:

Donald Trump Expected to Pick Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State, Reports Say
12/10/16 via Patch
Tillerson made it into the shortlist of candidates for the post much later in the selection process....


'Wrongfully Convicted' Millionaire Gang Leader Who Shattered Man's Legs with Bullets Loses Lawsuit and Freedom
12/10/16 via Patch
CRIME & MONEY: Thaddeus "T.J." Jimenez, sent to prison at 13, then freed and given $25 million, awaits a new and deserved prison sentence....
Russians Acted to Help Trump Win Presidency, Report Says
12/10/16 via Patch
U.S. intelligence agencies have identified individuals with connection to the Russian government who provided hacked emails to WikiLeaks....
Connecticut's Continuing Pension Crisis
12/10/16 via Swick Speak
Connecticut's traveling Governor Dan Malloy never ceases to amaze me with his economic illiteracy and irrational and costly economic plans.  The newest piece of economic garbage comes in the form of addressing Connecticut's pension crisis.  Connecticut's pension funds are severely underfun...
Tennessee Wildfires: Teens Playing with Matches Started Blaze, Report Says
12/9/16 via Patch
Sources tell the Knoxville News Sentinel the juveniles charged with starting the devastating fire were horsing around with matches....
Pilot In Texas Hot Air Balloon Crash Killing 16 Had Taken Drug Cocktail Before Liftoff
12/9/16 via Patch
Government records indicate Alfred Nichols, 49, was taking numerous drugs, including the highly addictive opioid oxycodone....
Choate's Young Artists Summer Programs 2017
12/9/16 via Wallingford Public Schools News
Click here for more information about the Choate's Young Artists Summer Programs 2017....
Americans Are on The Move [INFOGRAPHIC]
12/9/16 via Wallingford Wired
Americans are on the move, leaving some states and moving to others. Check out this infographic to see how your state stacks up!   Some Highlights: For the 4th year in a row, the Northeast saw a concentration of High Outbound activity. Oregon held on to the top stop of High Inbound states for ...
Mariachi Academy of Connecticut Christmas Concert
12/8/16 via Wallingford Public Library -
Wednesday, December 14th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room The public is invited to a Christmas Concert of Villancico (Carols) from Spain performed by the students of the Mariachi Academy of Connecticut. This year's performance at the library will be the Academy's last concert under the di...
Will Increasing Mortgage Rates Impact Home Prices?
12/8/16 via Wallingford Wired
There are some who are calling for a decrease in home prices should mortgage interest rates begin to rise rapidly. Intuitively, this makes sense as the cost of a home is determined by the price of the home, plus the cost of financing that home. If mortgage interest rates increase, fewer people will...
Pigment of Imagination
12/8/16 via Wallingford Public Library -
Saturday, December 10th at 2:00 p.m. in the Collaboratory Participate in creative and meditative coloring. Choose from our assortment of adult coloring books or bring your own. Open to all adults. No registration necessary. ...
Selling in the Winter Attracts Serious Buyers
12/7/16 via Wallingford Wired
A recent study of more than 7 million home sales over the past four years revealed that the season in which a home is listed may be able to shed some light on the likelihood that the home will sell for more than asking price, as well as how quickly the sale will close. It’s […] Selling in ...
ALERT Water Supply - Conservation Urged - Water Division
12/7/16 via Town of Wallingford News
Department of Public Utilities asks customers to voluntarily conserve water....
Traffic Change - Carriage Drive - Department of Police Services
12/7/16 via Town of Wallingford News
This traffic regulation amendment applies to the section of Carriage Drive between residences #43 and #63....
Wallingford Garden Club 30th Annual Holiday Tea and Decoration Exhibit
12/6/16 via Wallingford Public Library -
Tuesday, December 13th, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Community Room Snow Date: December 14th You are cordially invited to join us in celebrating the spirit of the holiday season! Treat yourself to delicious homemade sandwiches and sweets while enjoying the creative display of holiday decor...
When Is a Good Time to Rent? Not Now!
12/6/16 via Wallingford Wired
People often ask if now is a good time to buy a home. No one ever asks when a good time to rent is. However, we want to make certain that everyone understands that today is NOT a good time to rent. The Census Bureau recently released their third quarter median rent numbers. Here is […] Whe...
4 Reasons to Buy Your Dream Home This Winter
12/5/16 via Wallingford Wired
As the temperature in many areas of the country starts to cool down, you might think that the housing market will do the same. This couldn’t be further from the truth! Here are 4 reasons you should consider buying your dream home this winter instead of waiting for spring! 1. Prices Will Continue to...
Government Channel Program Schedule - Week of December 5
12/5/16 via Town of Wallingford News
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DUI Checkpoint Planned - Department of Police Services
12/5/16 via Town of Wallingford News
On December 10, 2016, members of the Wallingford Police Department will conduct a DUI Checkpoint on a local or state roadway within the Town of Wallingford....
Connecticut's Never Ending Fiscal Crisis. Connecticut's Bloated Pensions.
12/3/16 via Swick Speak
It is funny that Connecticut's fiscal crisis never ends.  It continues unabated day in day out, year in and year out.  New and higher taxes for many years now has not solved the state's continuous budget deficit.  State spending continues to keep going up.  More and more fiscal l...
Friday Night Flicks Presents: The BFG
12/2/16 via Wallingford Public Library -
Friday, December 9th at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room Steven Spielberg directed this adaptation of Roald Dahl's beloved novel, which centers on the unlikely friendship between a lonely orphan named Sophie and the titular "big friendly giant." Rated PG. ...
Holiday Window & Outdoor Display Contest
12/2/16 via Wallingford Wired
This weekend marks the start of a great holiday season in Wallingford; with the Holiday Stroll on for tonight from 4-9PM and SantaCon and Seasons of Celebration taking place on Saturday, this weekend promises to provide lots of fun of everyone young and old! This year, a new wrinkle has been added ...
Compost Center - Open 3 days/Week December 1-Mid January
12/1/16 via Town of Wallingford News
Monday, Thursday, Saturday, 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m....
Dr. Menzo's Quote of the Week
11/30/16 via Wallingford Public Schools News
“Never reach out a hand unless you’re willing to extend an arm.” Pope Paul VI   ...
Yalesville Little League 2017 Registration
11/29/16 via Wallingford Public Schools News
Click here for more information about the Yalesville Little League 2017 Registration....