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Maureen Jakubisyn/Cheshire Herald
The Halloween season is usually filled with ghouls and goblins, but the Cheshire Historical Society goes a different direction each October. The group held its annual Spirits Alive! Tours on Oct. 14 and 15, where attendees were ushered around historic Hillside Cemetery and introduced to some long-dead Cheshire residents. Actors portray each individual, such as Dawn Marchand performing as Martha Norton, and tell their unique stories of life and death.

CHS Closing Due To Unexpected Flooding

September 12, 2016 by michael torelli

Cheshire High School is closing early today due to an unexpected flooding incident.
Students in 11th and 12th grade who have their own transportation will be allowed to leave at 9:30 a.m. Buses will begin to pick up students at 9:45 a.m.
Parents who are picking up their children are asked not to arrive until 10 a.m., according to staff at the Superintendent of Schools office.

CHS Football Holds Off North Haven For Opening Road Victory

September 10, 2016 by Greg Lederer

In Friday's fall opener, Cheshire High School football posted a 24-21 victory at defending Class L runner-up North Haven. After going up 17-14 in the second quarter, the Rams never trailed again.
North Haven attempted a tying field goal in the final minute of the game, but the ball sailed wide and Cheshire picked up the victory.
Scoring summary is below:
First Quarter

Cheshire Youth Football And Cheer Organization Remembering 9/11

September 10, 2016 by Special To The ...

Tomorrow, the players and cheerleaders of the Cheshire Youth Football and Cheer Organization will offer a ceremony commemorating the 15th Anniversary of the September 11 attacks on U.S. soil. The ceremonies will be held before each home game throughout the day, all of which will be played on the field behind Cheshire High School, 525 South Main St.

Cheshire To Hold 12th NFL PPK Contest On Friday

September 9, 2016 by Greg Lederer

Cheshire Parks and Recreation will hold the 12th NFL Punt, Pass, and Kick competition today from 5 to 7 p.m. at Bartlem Park. Those interested can register at the event.

CHS Girls' Soccer Avenges Loss On Senior Night, Boys' Team Ties At Branford

On Monday, Cheshire High School girls' soccer (13-2, Housatonic Division Champion at 7-0) defeated Shelton (9-6-1) 5-3 for their seventh straight win and avenged a 1-0 loss from Oct. 1.

CHS Fall Senior Night Slate For This Week

Cheshire High School fall varsity Senior Night capsules are below:

CA Football Earns Fourth Straight Victory On Saturday

On Saturday, Cheshire Academy football (4-2) won 49-34 at Loomis Chaffee School to extend their win streak to four games.

CHS Field Hockey Shuts Out Hamden In Saturday's Senior Night, Stevens Ties Career Shutout Mark

On Saturday, Cheshire High School field hockey (12-0-2-1, 10-0-1 in Southern Connecticut Conference) used three second-half goals to beat Hamden (9-4-1) 3-0 and earn their third consecutive shutout win on Senior Night.

CHS Football Shuts Down Fairfield Prep In Home Victory

On Friday, Cheshire High School football (5-1) defeated Fairfield Prep (4-2) 10-0 to earn the program's first rivalry win since 2009.

CHS Boys' Soccer Earns Road Win To Secure Oronoque Division Crown On Friday

On Friday, Cheshire High School boys' soccer (9-1-4, 5-0-2 in Oronoque Division) posted a 1-0 victory at Guilford (7-4-4, 5-2-1) to clinch the division crown.

CHS Cross Country Teams Shine In Thursday's SCC Meet, Rams Girls' V-Ball Clinches Division Crown, Field Hockey Squad Posts Road Shutout

On Thursday, Cheshire High School cross country teams excelled in the Southern Connecticut Conference Championship at East Shore Park.

CHS Soccer Teams Post Shutouts On Wednesday, Varsity Slate For Thursday

On Wednesday, the Cheshire High School girls' soccer team (12-2, Housatonic Division Champion at 7-0) recorded their sixth straight victory 2-0 over Guilford (9-4-1).

CHS Girls' Swim And Dive And Girls' Soccer Clinch Titles On Monday, Cheshire Field Hockey And Boys' Soccer Earn 5-0 Shutouts

On Monday, Cheshire High School girls' swim and dive (11-0) defeated Lauralton Hall (8-2) 98-75 to win their third straight Southern Connecticut Conference Division I regular season crown outright on Senior Night.

CHS Boys' Soccer Shuts Out Wilbur Cross On Senior Night, Branco Earns His 250th Win As Head Coach

On Saturday, Cheshire High School boys' soccer (6-1-4, 3-0-2 in Oronoque Division) defeated Wilbur Cross (9-3, 3-3) 1-0 for the second time this year.

From This Week's Cheshire Herald


Charter Revision Commission Takes Shape

by Michael Torelli
An 11-member commission has officially been organized to begin the process of reviewing and possibly revising Cheshire's Town Charter.

Suzio-Bartolomeo.jpgBartolomeo, Suzio Square Off In Another Heated Battle For Senate

by Michael Torelli
A former state senator is hoping that the third time is the charm, as he takes on an opponent who has beaten him in the last two elections.

District Not Standing Pat
Work On CHS Concession Facility May Begin By Nov. 1

by Michael Torelli
Town and Cheshire School District officials hope to see a new concession stand and bathroom facility sitting outside of Cheshire High School come spring now that a contractor has been selected.

Giving Back To Troops ... With Treats

by John Rook
Military men and women serving overseas are many times looking for a connection back home.


Opinion_124.jpgFocus On The Big Issues In Hartford

On Wednesday evening, residents had the chance to hear directly from those running to represent them in Hartford for the next two years.


Danielle Dietrich_0.jpgCHS Girls Clinch SCC Three-peat In The Pool

by Greg Lederer
The theme “There is No Place Like Home” was an apt choice for Cheshire High School girls’ swim and dive Senior Night.


15.jpgCA Hockey Gets Rare Opportunity

by Greg Lederer
When Kevin Cunningham accepted the opportunity to coach the Cheshire Academy ice hockey program back in May, he had no idea that his team would match up against some of the best players in China.