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Staring out onto West Main Street was this towering snowman, which greeted motorists Monday morning as drivers made their way through the accumulating snow.

RepublicansAppear On Their Way To Clear Victory In At-Large Bids

November 5, 2013 by John Rook

Republicans appear on their way to a big victory Tuesday night as initial vote tallies have four of the top five vote getters as members of the GOP. Unofficial numbers below.

Republican Tim Slocum 3,694
Republican Robert Oris 3,533
Republican Sylvia Nichols 3,521
Democrat Patti Flynn-Harris 3,424
Republican James Sima 3,340
Democrat Michael Ecke 3,315

Early Election Returns Show Ruocco In Second District Lead

November 5, 2013 by John Rook

Polling stations around Cheshire are in early stages of tabulating votes, however, in the Second District, it appears incumbent Republican Councilor Thomas Ruocco has opened up a commanding lead over challenger Democrat Matt Bowman.
Early unofficial numbers have Ruocco up by a 1053 to 787 vote count.
Continue checking back as The Herald updates early election results.

Check Back Tonight For Election Coverage

November 5, 2013 by John Rook

The polls close at 8 p.m. and The Cheshire Herald will be there when the winners are announced.
Check back tonight and tomorrow morning for updates on preliminary vote counts and a list of who will be representing residents moving forward.

It's Election Day - Don't Forget Your Polling Places

November 5, 2013 by John Rook

Election Day 2013 is upon us.
During the course of the day, Cheshire voters will head to the polls to pick new municipal leaders and decide important referendum questions. But, in order to vote, you have to know where you're going first.
Below is a list of the different polling places around town and the districts to which they correspond:

District One
Cheshire High School

CHS Ice Hockey Rallies By Host Indians, Basketball Teams Earn Sweep

On Friday, Cheshire High School ice hockey (6-5-1) scored five straight goals to defeat host North Haven (2-5-1) 5-2 at Northford Ice Pavilion.

CHS Skiing Fares Well In Second Meet, Wrestling And Girls' Ice Hockey Drop Contests

On Wednesday, the Cheshire High School ski teams competed in their second meet at Mount Southington.

CHS Boys' Swim And Dive Stays Unbeaten, B-Ball Teams Sweep Shelton, Wednesday's Varsity Slate

On Tuesday, Cheshire High School boys' swim and dive (3-0) came away victorious 99-79 at Hamden (4-2).

Barile Takes Bronze In New Milford, Ice Hockey Drops Overtime Thriller, Lady Skaters Win At Home

Cheshire High School junior wrestlers produced a strong showing in Saturday's New Milford Tournament.

From This Week's Cheshire Herald

Board Approves $70 Million Budget
Members Tack More Than $500,000 Onto Superintendent’s Original Recommendation

by Michael Torelli
The Cheshire Board of Education unanimously approved Superintendent of Schools Dr. Greg Florio’s budget proposal last night, but with some additional changes.

swimming.jpgMeeting The Needs Of Cheshire Swimmers

by Michael Torelli
Cheshire Aquatics Director Sheila Adams has proven that, even though the Community Pool is closed indefinitely, you cannot keep her out of the water.

Where’s The Ladder Truck?
Some Question Delay In Purchasing New Fire Truck

by Michael Torelli
Taxpayers in Cheshire approved a $1.08 million referendum question last November which provided the Cheshire Fire Department with enough funding to purchase a new aerial ladder truck.

CHS Heating Pipe_0.JPGCold Winter Weather Has Caused Problems At School Buildings

by Michael Torelli
Last week’s cold snap resulted in the Cheshire School District having to shell out a few dollars for repairs for burst pipes and boiler issues.

OPINION

Opinion_38.jpgPatience Needed When It Comes To Ladder Truck

Government, whether at the local, state, or federal level, oftentimes gives its citizens plenty of reason for frustration.

SPORTS

Heath Post.jpgCHS Earns Key Division Victory

by Greg Lederer
On Tuesday, Cheshire High School boys’ basketball (7-3, 4-0 in Housatonic Division) rode a fast start into a 72-66 win at Shelton. Both teams entered unbeaten in the division.

pittsley.JPGJube Road Journeys Through Cheshire’s Lesser Known Past

by Michael Torelli
As a fourth-generation resident of Cheshire, Christine Pittsley always had an interest in her hometown—a quintessential farming community that traces its founding back to the 1700s.