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Tracey Harrington/Cheshire Herald
The Cheshire Chamber of Commerce held its Annual Meeting and Awards Dinner last Thursday. The guest of honor was Richard Miller, who received the Chamber's Life Achievement Award. Miller, who was introduced at the event by John White, recently celebrated his 102 birthday.

If Energy Assistance Is Needed, Sign Up At Human Services Today

January 23, 2014 by John Rook

The temperatures have turned frigid in the last week and there appears to be no letup in sight to what has already been an exceptionally cold winter.
As such, many in town may need help paying their energy bills.

Schools Announce Delayed Openings

January 22, 2014 by John Rook

It's slow going this morning as the state once again deals with the aftermath of a winter storm.
As such, Cheshire Public Schools have announced that they will have a 90 minute delayed opening this morning. There will be no a.m. Kindergarten.
Also, St. Bridget School has a 90 minute delay and Cheshire Academy is delayed by one hour.

GOP Town Hall Meeting Cancelled For Tonight

January 21, 2014 by John Rook

Wintry weather is forcing the cancellation of most events for this evening, and the pre-legislative session Town Hall Meeting has been added to the list.

Cheshire Issues Parking Ban

January 21, 2014 by John Rook

According to the Cheshire Police Department, the Town will have a parking ban in effect beginning at 3 p.m. today and going through 12 p.m. tomorrow, Jan. 22. All residents are asked to keep this in mind while traveling through town this afternoon and evening.

CHS Boys' Basketball Drops Overtime Thriller In SCC Quarters

In Saturday's Southern Connecticut Conference quarterfinal, Cheshire High School boys' basketball (10th seed, 13-9) came up short 59-57 against Hillhouse (second, 18-3) at Branford.

CHS Skiing Makes History On Team Connecticut

For the first time under Head Coach Toby Brimberg, Cheshire High School skiing placed four racers on Team Connecticut this year.

Kehoe Picks Up His 100th Victory With CA Boys' Basketball

On Friday, Cheshire Academy boys' basketball (17-9) won the final regular season home game 84-55 over Berkshire School.

Skibitcky Jumps In The New England Championship, SCC Swim And Boys' Basketball Updates

Cheshire High School junior indoor track and field athlete Janaia Skibitcky competed in Friday's 28th New England Interscholastic Championship, placing 18th (15 feet, 11.75 inches) for long jump at Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center in Roxbury, Mass.

CHS Boy' Basketball Upsets Host Hand In SCC First Round, Ice Hockey Earns Tie On The Road

Cheshire High School boys' basketball (10th seed, 13-8) earned a 74-69 win over host Daniel Hand (seventh, 12-9) in Thursday's Southern Connecticut Conference First Round at Polson Middle School.

Fitzpatrick Leads Mercy Basketball To First SCC Title Defense, Receives MOP Honors Again

On Wednesday, Cheshire resident Maura Fitzpatrick played a key role in Mercy basketball (top seed, 22-1) defeating Daniel Hand (third, 20-3) 57-52 for their second consecutive Southern Connecticut Conference title.

CHS Ice Hockey Comes Up Short Against Trojans, Boys' B-Ball To Travel For SCC First Round On Thursday

In Wednesday's final regular season home game at Wesleyan University's Freeman Athletic Center, Cheshire High School ice hockey (7-10-1) dropped their fourth straight game 3-0 to Simsbury (11-8).

CHS Boys' Swim and Dive Wins Dual-Meet Finale, Boys' Basketball Falls To Host Jesuits

In Tuesday's dual-meet finale, Cheshire High School boys' swim and dive (8-1) defeated host Notre Dame-West Haven (9-2) 104-80 at Wilbur Cross.

From This Week's Cheshire Herald

Gancarz Calls On State To Ante Up
Town Engineer Lobbies For Higher Reimbursement

by Michael Torelli
A gut feeling has left one Town official hopeful that Cheshire will see an additional $1.4 million reimbursement as a result of a state-required mandate.

wiles.JPGPictures Capture A Lifetime Of Battling CF

by Michael Torelli
Cheshire resident Emily Wiles admits she is not afraid of being photographed, even though she is not a fan of how her smile looks in most pictures.

Program Offering Big Savings
Performance Contracting Initiative Garners Town More Than $870,000

by Michael Torelli
In today’s economy, it is not often that people can say they have come across extra funds to do a few more projects around the house.

camps.jpgCamps Moving From Bartlem To Mixville Park For The Summer

by Michael Torelli
Due to the fact that the Cheshire Community Pool will remain closed throughout the summer, the Cheshire Parks and Recreation Department has decided to host the majority of its summer programs at one location—Mixville Park.

SPORTS

Ryan Mostoller.jpgCHS Sinks ND-WH

by Greg Lederer
When facing host Notre Dame-West Haven on Tuesday, Cheshire High School boys’ swim and dive sought to end their dual-meet season on a high note. Led by junior Karl Bishop, the Rams (8-1) met their goal with a 104-80 win at Wilbur Cross in New Haven.

AROUND TOWN

Waverly 1.jpgThe Waverly: A Tenacious Town Landmark

by John Rook
Time moves to the sound of its own unending clock, clicking past each minute, hour, and day with only the future in mind.