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Picked up your copy of The Cheshire Herald yet today? If not, here's what you're missing:
*The controversial artificial turf field behind Cheshire High School was installed late last year, but that hasn't ended the debate. The Cheshire Town Council has decided to postpone taking action on a motion that would establish an account where funds would be saved for future costs associated with the field. Find out why the Council postponed the decision, and what one turf supporter had to say about it.
*Cheshire still plans to expand the Linear Trail, but its request for a state grant that would have helped offset the costs was denied. Read what that means for the project going forward.
*The Board of Education has been discussing Superintendent of Schools Dr. Greg Florio's budget request over the last two weeks, and have put an emphasis on explaining what, exactly, different state and federal mandates mean to the district. Learn what Board members had to say about those mandates, and how they affect schools.
*Check out our editorial this week, as we explain how the debate over education costs can't just be centered on local decisions, and our Editor's Notebook feature looks at how the much-maligned Iowa and New Hampshire early election contests actually serve a good purpose.
*Don't forget our Around Town, Sports, and Schools sections of the paper for all your local news and notes.