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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.

Boy Scouts Collecting Cans And Bottles

December 23, 2013 by Special To The ...

Boy Scouts of America Troop 51 of Cheshire will be collecting redeemable cans and bottles on Jan. 4, 2014 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the First Congregational Church, 111 Church Dr. The Scouts will be there ready to accept your donations. The items will be redeemed and Troop 51 will use the funds to purchase camping supplies and equipment. Your support is appreciated!

Drop Off Your Christmas Trees At Transfer Station

December 19, 2013 by Special To The ...

The Public Works Department will be accepting Christmas trees at the former Transfer Station, located at 1286 Waterbury Rd. (Route 70) on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014 from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. This collection is only for Cheshire residents and only Christmas trees will be accepted. There will be no charge for this collection.

Eagle Scout To Install Granite Benches At Medal Of Honor Plaza

December 19, 2013 by John Rook

This Saturday, Dec. 21, a local Eagle Scout will fulfill his community service project by helping to spruce up the Medal of Honor Plaza at Bartlem Park.
Scout Jeffrey Dickinson of Troop 1 will be on hand to install two granite benches at the Plaza, which will allow individuals to sit and view the monument at the Plaza. It will also allow for sitting during ceremonies.

Library Plans Festive Events

December 18, 2013 by John Rook

Christmas is a week away but the Cheshire Public Library is looking to put everyone in an early holiday state-of-mind beginning today.

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.