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On Tuesday, Cheshire High School girls' ski senior tri-captain Rebecca Hyman raced down the slope at Mount Southington. Read about how she finished in next Thursday's issue of The Cheshire Herald.

No Delay In Trash Collection This Week

October 12, 2015 by John Rook

There will be no delay in Solid Waste and Recycling collection during this week, despite the Columbus Day holiday. Collection of solid waste and recycles will be on a normal A-week schedule. The next scheduled delay will not occur until Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 26.

Local Dems Opening Headquarters Today

October 10, 2015 by Special To The ...

Election Day is little more than three weeks away, and the campaign season around town is beginning to heat up.
Today, the Cheshire Democratic Town Committee will be opening its headquarters, located at 1097 South Main St. The event is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. and will run until approximately 1 p.m.

CHS Football Falls To Second-Half Surge From The Jesuits

October 10, 2015 by Greg Lederer

Cheshire High School football (2-3) took a 13-8 halftime lead on Friday at Fairfield University, but host Fairfield Prep (2-2) outscored them 22-0 in the second half of a 30-13 home victory. Scoring summary:
First Quarter
56-yard touchdown run from Fairfield Prep senior Nick Franchuk (10:05) 8-0, Fairfield Prep

Adopt A Family For The Holidays

October 9, 2015 by Special To The ...

The Cheshire Social Services annual "Adopt-A-Family" program is starting for the coming holiday season.

CHS Skaters Win Thriller In OT On Saturday, Wrestler Places In Class LL, Co-Op Girls' Ice Hockey Team Settles For Scoreless Tie

In Saturday's final regular-season home game at Wesleyan University, Cheshire High School ice hockey (10-8) beat Simsbury (9-8) 3-2 in overtime.

Black Advances To Class LL Quarters On Mat, Girls' Ice Hockey Comes Up Short Against New Canaan, Varsity Slate For Saturday

On Friday, Cheshire High School wrestling senior captain Sean Black advanced in the Class LL Tournament at Trumbull.

Co-Op Girls' Ice Hockey Earns Sixth Straight Win On Thursday, CHS Boys' B-Ball Team Drops Thriller On Senior Night

On Thursday, Cheshire High School boys' basketball (10-10, 4-4 in Hammonasset Division) dropped the regular-season finale 50-48 to West Haven (11-8).

Murray Shines In Class LL Races On Wednesday, Rams Drop Rivalry Meet In The Pool, Girls' Ice Hockey Team Extends Win Streak

On Wednesday, Cheshire High School junior track runner Brendan Murray finished third in the 1,600-meters (4:26.44) and fourth in the 3,200-meters (9:36.24) during the Class LL Championship at New Haven's Floyd Little Athletic Center.

Girls' Ice Hockey Team Extends Win Streak On Tuesday, Ski Teams End Regular Season, CHS Varsity Slate For Wednesday

On Tuesday, Amity/North Haven/Cheshire Co-Op girls' ice hockey (10-5) collected their fourth consecutive victory 12-6 over Guilford at The Rinks at Shelton.

CHS Girls' Basketball Wins Monday's Finale, Boys' Team Falls At Shelton

In Monday's finale, Cheshire High School girls' basketball (5-15, 1-7 in Housatonic Division) defeated Lauralton Hall (4-16) 39-33 to break a five-game slide and earn split of the season series.

CHS Winter Sports Had Packed Slate On Saturday

On Saturday, Cheshire High School girls' basketball (4-15, 1-7 in Housatonic Division) fell 57-54 in overtime at West Haven (7-11, 2-6).

CHS Boys' Basketball Avenges Loss To Guilford On Friday

On Friday, Cheshire High School boys' basketball (10-8, 4-4 in Hammonasset Division) defeated Guilford (12-5, 3-5) 56-41 to secure a split of the regular-season series.

CHS Wrestling Falls To New Haven Co-Op In Regular Season Finale

On Wednesday, Cheshire High School wrestling came up short 42-24 against New Haven Co-Op in the dual-meet finale.

CHS Ice Hockey Extends Win Streak On Tuesday, Basketball Teams Split, Varsity Slate For Wednesday

On Tuesday at Wesleyan University, Cheshire High School ice hockey (9-7) picked up their fourth straight win 5-2 over New Milford (3-13).

CHS Ice Hockey Teams Win On Saturday, Cheer Squad Places In SCC, Girls' B-Ball Team Falls To Wilton

On Saturday, Cheshire High School ice hockey (8-7) secured their third consecutive win 4-3 over Branford (6-6) at Wesleyan University.

Murray Wins SCC Crown On Friday, Boys' Swim And Dive Stays Unbeaten, Boys' B-Ball Team Falls to Jesuits

On Friday, Cheshire High School junior track and field runner Brendan Murray captured the boys' Southern Connecticut Conference in the 3,200-meters (9:32.85) at New Haven's Floyd Little Athletic Center.

Chase, CHS Skiers Post Victories On Thursday

On Thursday, Cheshire High School skiing picked up five victories at Mount Southington.

CHS Boys' Basketball And Ice Hockey Teams Win On Wednesday, Girls Basketball And Wrestling Squads Come Up Short

On Wednesday, Cheshire High School boys' basketball (8-7, 2-3 in Hammonasset Division) secured their fourth straight victory 46-43 over host Daniel Hand (1-14) at Polson Middle School.

From This Week's Cheshire Herald

TOP STORIES

Food Pantry Hoping Challenge Spurs Donations

by Michael Torelli
It can sometimes be easy to forget that, with all the turmoil taking place around the world, there may be friends or neighbors in Cheshire who are in need.

plow.jpgRecent Storm Conjures Memories Of Second Bubble Collapse

by Michael Torelli
While winter bore down on Connecticut last Thursday, delivering over a foot of snow to Cheshire, the date of the storm brought back memories of a much more difficult February for Town officials.

Solan Hopes To Clear Up Questions About Master Plan

by Michael Torelli
The architectural firm that developed a $423 million Facility Master Plan for the Board of Education will be making a presentation next Thursday on how best to move forward with the initiative.

Unified routine.jpgCheshire High School Students Cheering Their Team’s Unified Spirit

by Greg Lederer
Cheshire High School cheerleading senior co-captains Alexis Yamin and Kaitlyn D’Andrea have shared many special moments in a friendship that dates back to their time in elementary school.

OPINION

Opinion_141.jpgTime To Consider Ethics Board

With the Charter Revision Commission currently reviewing the Town’s governing document, and given the recent mini-controversy surrounding the decision by one member of the Water Pollution Control Authority to not recuse himself during discussions over a possible subdivision in Cheshire, perhaps now would be a good time for officials to give serious consideration to creating an Ethics Board.

SPORTS

Molly Michaud_0.jpgV-Ball Star Will Extend Career

by Greg Lederer
When Molly Michaud joined the Cheshire High School girls’ volleyball program four years ago, she had no idea how the team would change her life.

AROUND TOWN

Coffin.JPGMother’s Grief Channeled Toward Helping Others

by Michael Torelli
Cheshire’s Laura Coffin carries with her a JanSport backpack.