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Work in the west gym of Cheshire High School continues, and some parents of the school's girls' volleyball team are not happy with the length of time it's taking to complete the project. For more on this story, see this week's Cheshire Herald.

Historic Business Celebrating 200 Years

August 21, 2012 by Special To The ...

The “Waterbury Button Company”, a division of OGS Technologies, Inc. in Cheshire is celebrating their 200th year in business as a maker of buttons. Founded in 1812, the company is the oldest company in the Unites States, in continuous business, still manufacturing its original products.

Long-time Resident Tells The Interesting Tale Of First Congregational's "Town Clock"

August 20, 2012 by Special To The ...

This article appeared in the July-August 2012 Parish Post of the First Congregational Church. It is reprinted by kind permission of the author, Richard Miller, who wrote it in 1996.

Public Works Director Leaving For New Position

August 18, 2012 by John Rook

After nearly 10 years of service, Director of Cheshire Public Works Joseph Michaelangelo has informed the Town that he plans to step down from his position to take another job.

Preview Of This Week's Cheshire Herald

August 16, 2012 by John Rook

Have you gotten your copy of The Cheshire Herald yet? If not, here is what you are missing:

*Democrat and Cheshire resident Elizabeth Esty pulled off what many considered an upset Tuesday, as she won her party's nomination for the U.S. Congressional Fifth District seat. Read about Esty's victory and all the other races of local interest.

Esty Wins Democratic Nomination For Fifth District

August 15, 2012 by John Rook

Cheshire resident Elizabeth Esty is getting a crack at going to Washington, D.C.
Esty, a Democrat who served for years on the Cheshire Town Council and one term in the Connecticut House of Representatives, secured her party's nomination on Tuesday night, beating House Speaker Chris Donovan.

Democratic And Republican Primaries Are Today: Know Your Polling Station

August 14, 2012 by John Rook

The Democratic and Republican parties will be holding their primaries today to decide who will be the nominee for several state and federal races. In perhaps the most heated of all the races, Cheshire resident and Democrat Elizabeth Esty will be looking to out duel long-time state politician Chris Donovan.

CHS Varsity Slate For Friday

Friday's Cheshire High School varsity schedule:

Boyer, Senft, And Smalec Lead Cheshire Girls To Victory In The Pool

On Thursday, Cheshire High School girls' swim and dive (3-0) stayed unbeaten by defeating Lyman Hall (0-3) 106-75 at the Cheshire Community Pool.

CHS Girls' Volleyball Secures 31st Straight Victory, Soccer Teams Take One-Goal Losses

On Wednesday, Cheshire High School girls' volleyball (4-0) swept 3-0 at Foran (3-2).

Stevens Helps CHS Field Hockey Hold Off Hand, Cross Country Excels In Dual-Meet Openers

On Tuesday, Cheshire High School field hockey (2-1-1) earned a 3-2 win at Daniel Hand.

CHS Girls' Volleyball Reaches 30 Straight Victories, Girls' Soccer Comes Up Short At Guilford

On Monday, Cheshire High School (3-0) secured their 30th straight win with a 3-0 sweep at Branford (1-2).

From This Week's Cheshire Herald

Keeping Student Housing In Check
Local Resident Asks Town To Regulate Influx Of Quinnipiac Students

by Michael Torelli
One local resident is looking to the Town of Cheshire to ensure that her neighborhood doesn’t one day resemble the setting for the movie “Animal House.”

IVES FARM_1667.jpgCLT Plans A Day At Ives Farm To Show Off Property’s Natural Beauty

by Michael Torelli
When the Cheshire Land Trust acquired Ives Farm in 2006, they knew they had something special.

Arizon Taking On New Role?
Council Clears Path For Company To Become General Contractor For Pool Cover Project

by Michael Torelli
The Cheshire Town Council has approved a bid waiver that will allow the Town to discuss designating Arizon Structures, the company hired to construct the tension membrane cover over the Community Pool, as the project’s general contractor.

Student section.jpgCHS Volleyball Parents Upset Over Delays In Gym Renovations

by Greg Lederer
Cheshire High School staff, students, parents, and administrators agree that renovating the west gym this year was an overdue project. The gym floor, for instance, dates back to the 1970s.

OPINION

Opinion_21.jpgOfficials Need To Ensure Student Housing Doesn’t Become A Problem

Local resident Carol Setter admitted the issue of student housing in Cheshire is not a crisis. She also made it clear that she is not against all students making Cheshire their home during the school year.

SPORTS

Cullen Clairmont.jpgRams Football Rocks Ridgefield

by Greg Lederer
In last year’s Inaugural Southern Connecticut Conference-Fairfield Interscholastic Athletic Conference Challenge, Cheshire High School football opened with a 17-14 loss at Ridgefield. CHS went on to finish 4-7.

AROUND TOWN

Mari Hall.JPGMiles Of Smiles Run For ASD Since 2010

by Michael Torelli
It’s been four years since the Hall family watched for the first time as local community members laced up their running shoes outside of Cheshire’s Norton School.


 

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