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  • RSD 2013
    From Record Store Day to Suicidal Tendencies: how I spent 4/20
    I was particularly exhausted after this year’s April 20. I didn’t partake in any “mind-altering” activities synonymous with the day, but I was still awake for nearly 24 hours straight. Early in the morning I woke up to get...
  • Wallingford to support the victims of Sandy Hook Elementary School this evening
    Wallingford to support the victims of Sandy Hook Elementary School this evening
    Wallingford will remember the victims of Friday’s shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newton, Conn. this evening during a memorial service at Most Holy Trinity Church on North Colony Road.As we’ve reported, 20-year-old Adam...
  • Kendall Leary crowned Miss Connecticut Teen USA 2013
    Kendall Leary crowned Miss Connecticut Teen USA 2013
    Kendall Leary will represent Connecticut at the Miss Teen USA 2013 Pageant.She was crowned Miss Connecticut Teen USA 2013 on Sunday in Hartford.Leary was a semifinalist at the Miss Connecticut Teen USA 2012 pageant.Leary, 17, entered the pageant...
  • Sandy by the numbers in Wallingford, CT
    Sandy by the numbers in Wallingford
    Wallingford was one of the luckier towns in Connecticut and the Eastern Seaboard. Hurricane Sandy didn’t hit the town as hard as Connecticut’s shoreline. The Wallingford Police say there was limited damage and power outages as a result...
  • Back To School: Wallingford school cafeteria change with new federal regulations
    Back To School: Wallingford school cafeteria change with new federal regulations
    Next school year will be the first school year the U.S. Department of Agricultures' (USDA) July 1st's food regulation will take effect. Wallingford school's Food Service Director Sharlene Wong says her schools started a similar program...
  • Wallingford Pool reacts to last month's near drowning
    Wallingford Pool reacts to last month's near drowning
    Wallingford’s community pool has made since some adjustments to keep their swimmers safer after an eleven year old boy almost drowned.Pool lifeguard Jared Thurston says, "We roped off the dark section of the pool, because it causes...
  • Karaoke nights at Jake's in Wallingford
    Jake’s karaoke Martini Bar Thursday nights
    “The record shows I took the blows and did it my way.”Wallingford canaries gather at Jake’s Martini Bar every Thursday night to showoff their voices.A mixed group of singers, mostly in their 20s and 30s, provide their own live...
  • Wallingford Twilight Tunes
    No Money Mondays: Wallingford’s free concerts series
    The Eran Troy Danner Band will swing into Wallingford Wednesday (7/18/12) evening for a free show outside Town Hall.The Eran Troy Danner Band is a local blue and swing act fronted by Eran Troy Danner. In 2010 they won the “Connecticut Blues...
  • Lynyrd Skynyrd Rocking to Wallingford
    Lynyrd Skynyrd rocking to WFD
    “1, 2, 3... Turn it up.” Lynyrd Skynyrd will rock Wallingford’s Oakdale Theater back to the 70s on August 17th.The Hall of Fame Southern Rock band is currently in the middle of their 2012 world tour.Earlier this year, Lynyrd...
  • YTG are coming to WFD
    Young Blood: YTG in Wallingford
    “Stop, the train is riding down to the station” and dropping off Young the Giants in Wallingford, CT to rock the Oakdale Theater on July 17th. The SoCal rockers are continuing to ride the wave that broke their debut self-titled...
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    Wallingford celebrates Seattle's first neighborhood greenway
    Though Fremont’s Solstice Parade got the most press, the Wallingford Greenways Celebration will produce rewards well into the future. The first in Seattle, the Greenway opened with fanfare for neighbors, advocates, local organizers and hard...
  • Record Store Day line
    Record Store Day 2012: a personal perspective
    My birthday. Christmas. Record Store Day. Those are the only three days so important to me that I seriously run the risk of losing my mind if they go awry. That third day occurred on Saturday, April 21 of this year, and despite some unexpected...
  • Outside Redscroll
    Redscroll Records' Blackout at Sunrise Sale: Black Friday done right
    My Black Friday shopping experience was a positive one. No, I didn’t claw through a mob of manic, possibly pepper spray-armed shoppers desperate for Wal-Mart’s electronics. Rather, I went to the 5th Annual Blackout At Sunrise Sale at...
  • Wallingford Democratic Headquarters Locked and Dark 6pm Election Eve 2011, Concedes Before Polls Even Open
    WALLINGFORD DEMOCRATS CONCEDE ELECTION: TESTA GIVES UP/TOWN COMMITTEE REPLACED
    At 6pm Monday night, November 7th, 2011 the Democratic Party Headquarters (I intended to offer rides to voters for tomorrow’s municipal election) on Center Street in Wallingford is locked up and dark, closed on what is the busiest night of...
  • Homer stone
    Trail Review: Homer Stone Brook Trail
    The Homer Stone Brook trail can be found in South Wallingford Vermont. The trailhead is buried on a small backroad (Homer Stone Road) just off of Route 7 with enough parking for maybe two compact cars. That is all you'll need however, as I don...