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Cheshire's Jillian Olderman (back row, second from left) was able to help some youngsters in Israel learn the sport she loves. For more, see an upcoming edition of The Herald.

Vote On Capital Budget Expected Tonight

August 19, 2014 by John Rook

After weeks of review and discussion, the Cheshire Town Council is expected to vote on final approval for the Town's Capital Budget.
Town department heads had requested over $17 million worth of projects for this year, but Town Manager Michael Milone proposed a budget of just $10.6 million. Councilors will now have to decide which projects are approved and which are pushed off to future years.

Have Your Meal "Farm To Table" This Thursday At Boulder Knoll

August 18, 2014 by Special To The ...

Friends of Boulder Knoll, Inc., a local educational and advocacy group, announces an upcoming fundraising event at Boulder Knoll Community Farm, located at 875 Boulder Road. The “Farm to Table Dinner” this Thursday, Aug. 21, at 6 p.m. will feature an elegant family-style farm dinner experience showcasing a seasonal menu using farm-fresh produce.

Grange Fair Kicks Off Next Weekend

August 16, 2014 by Special To The ...

For the past 130 years, Cheshire locals have been competing to grow the tallest sunflower, the largest pumpkin, and even make the largest apple pie. Very soon, The Cheshire Grange Fair will once again be accepting entries into their baking, artwork, photography, sewing, and vegetable competitions. First, second, and third prize winners receive monetary rewards.

Sign Up For Fall Classes At Artsplace

August 15, 2014 by Special To The ...

Fall art classes and workshops begin the week of Sept. 15 at Artsplace. Seven-week sessions of classes run Monday through Saturday for all age groups, as well as a variety of short workshops. Subjects include basic drawing, pastel, watercolor, oil, acrylic, colored pencil, felting, Zen & Ink, anime and more.

Cheshire To Hold 11th NFL Contest On Saturday At Bartlem Park

On Saturday, the Cheshire Parks and Recreation Department hosts the 11th NFL Punt, Pass, and Kick contest at Bartlem Park.

Cheshire Football Opens Up Pre-season Camp, Will Practice With Berlin On Thursday

Cheshire High School football opened fall practice last Friday.

CHS Teams Start Practice For 2015 Season

Cheshire High School boys' and girls' cross country, field hockey, boys' and girls' soccer, girls' swim and dive, and girls' volleyball teams begin the fall pre-season on Thursday.

From This Week's Cheshire Herald

TOP STORIES

Council Approves $54.25 Million Capital Budget
Voters Will Determine Fate Of Six Items At Referendum In November

by Michael Torelli
Town Councilors unanimously approved a $54.25 million five-year capital expenditure plan Tuesday night, of which $10.60 million was allocated for the current fiscal year.

Fortier.JPGCara Fortier Blazing A Trail At Cheshire Police Department

by Michael Torelli
As far back as she could remember, Cara Fortier always wanted to be a police officer.

Review Board Making An Early Impact

by Michael Torelli
Though they have only held a few meetings since initially being formed last spring, the nine-member Juvenile Review Board has served its purpose of providing Cheshire’s youth an option other than the juvenile justice system when faced with a first-time offense.

Barnum.JPGPortion Of Route 10 To Be Renamed In Honor Of Local Heroes

by Michael Torelli
It is not often that a community can say that two of its residents have been honored with the most prestigious military recognition possible.

OPINION

Opinion_63.jpgMake A Decision On CHS Facility

It seems that there is consensus among most on the Cheshire Town Council that the concession stand/bathroom facility at the Maclary Athletic Complex behind Cheshire High School needs extensive work.

SPORTS

RJ Oris_0.jpgCHS Football Is Reloading

by Greg Lederer
Cheshire High School football enjoyed a resurgence last fall, securing their best win total (8-3) since winning the Class LL title in 2009. For the first time in six years, Cheshire was Southern Connecticut Division I East Champion (3-1), sharing the crown with Notre Dame-West Haven.

AROUND TOWN

Petty Crimes And Misdemeanors

by John Rook
Cheshire has had no shortage of gruesome crimes throughout its history.


 

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