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Some local cartoonist have their work displayed at the Long Wharf Maritime Center in New Haven. For more information, see an upcoming edition of The Herald.

Education Week Begins Tomorrow

November 17, 2013 by Special To The ...

Superintendent of Schools Dr. Greg J. Florio has announced that American Education Week—Nov. 18 through 22—will see many activities taking place in the Cheshire Public Schools. The highlight of American Education Week will be the CAPSS Superintendent/Student Awards Program to be held on Wednesday, Nov. 20, at 6 p.m. in the Dodd Middle School Cafetorium.

CHS Students, Teacher To Participate In SCSU Forum

November 17, 2013 by John Rook

On Monday, Nov. 18, Cheshire High School teacher Leslie Paier and two students will be participating in a Southern Connecticut State University forum to discuss the millennial generation—its trends and characteristics.
The event will run from 12 to 2 p.m. and will discuss how millennials differ from and interact with older generations, especially in the workplace.

Does Your Holiday Display Have What It Takes? Enter The Cheshire Garden Club Holiday Door Contest

November 15, 2013 by Special To The ...

Once again, the Cheshire Garden Club will hold its annual Door Decorating Contest. The contest is open to all Cheshire residents as well as public establishments.
Choose from the following categories:
1. Holiday door
2. Entire front yard
3. Holiday youth motif
4. Garden Club member only
5. Vintage home
6. Public/Business.

As The Temperatures Drop, Sign Up For Energy Assistance

November 14, 2013 by Special To The ...

The Cheshire Human Services Department are taking applications for the Connecticut Energy Assistance program. The Energy Assistance program provides financial assistance to income-eligible households in paying for a portion of their heating cost during the winter months.

Bishop Captures First State Open Titles At Yale Pool

At Yale University's Robert J.H. Kiphuth Exhibition Pool, Cheshire High School boys' swim nabbed fifth place (252.5 points) in the State Open final.

Bishop Takes Home Two Class LL Titles, Cheshire Boys' Swim Takes Third Place

At Wesleyan University's Freeman Athletic Center, Cheshire High School boys' swim earned third place (442) in the Class LL final.

CHS Ice Hockey Drops D-II Quarter To Conard, Boys To Swim In Class LL Qualifying On Saturday

In Friday's Division II quarterfinal at Wonderland of Ice in Bridgeport, Cheshire High School ice hockey (ninth seed, 9-11-2) came up short 4-2 against Conard (top, 16-6).

From This Week's Cheshire Herald

Cemetery Plan Approved By Planning And Zoning

by Michael Torelli
After three meetings on the matter, the Cheshire Planning and Zoning Commission approved a special permit application on March 23 to allow a 2,150-plot cemetery to be built at 220 Realty Dr.

DSC_0024_2.JPGFull Steam Ahead: The Community Pool Project Finally On Track

by Michael Torelli
For likely the first time since the collapse of the first bubble, Town officials received news about the Cheshire Community Pool tension membrane project that was not negative.

Battling Back: CHS Grad Recounts Tale Of Addiction And Recovery

by John Rook
For Jack Donahue, it was supposed to be the best of days.

New, Non-Tenured Teachers’ Status In Limbo
Contracts Not Renewed For 30 Faculty Members As Budget Will Determine How Many Are Retained

by Michael Torelli
Approximately 30 employees hired by the Cheshire Board of Education are at risk of being shown the door due to uncertainties regarding the Board’s operating budget request.

SPORTS

Maggie O'Reilly_1.jpgO’Reilly To Join Larson In College Ranks

by Greg Lederer
When senior Maggie O’Reilly joined the Cheshire High School field hockey program four years ago, she had never played the sport or picked up a stick before.

AROUND TOWN

Boot Camp 1.jpgBooting The Boot Camp A Fight Ultimately Lost

Cheshire is recognized for many things. It has what is considered to be one of the best school systems in the state. It is, according to its own motto, the bedding capital of Connecticut, with a rich history of agriculture that lives on to this day.