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Photo courtesy of Brett Torrey
Last Monday, the Cheshire Academy boys' basketball team participated in a charity event to benefit Arc of Massachusetts at TD Garden in Boston. The boys defeated Lawrence Academy 86-81. Pictured from left, Athletic Director Brett Torrey and Scott Bethke enjoyed going on the floor before game.

Pool Evaluation Committee Makes Its Decision

August 9, 2013 by John Rook

After months of research and review, the Pool Evaluation Committee has settled on a final recommendation to be presented to the Cheshire Town Council.
Next week, the Committee will advise the Council to move forward with a tension membrane covering for the Cheshire Community Pool which, if approved, would cost between $2 and $3 million to construct.

Summer Concert Series Postponed

August 7, 2013 by John Rook

The concert scheduled for Friday at Bartlem Park has been postponed to Saturday, Aug. 10, representatives from Parks and Recreation Department confirmed Tuesday evening.
The band "Changes in Latitudes" was scheduled to play at Bartlem Friday night beginning at 7:30 p.m., however, because of concerns over inclement weather officials decided to push it back a night.

St. Peter's Looking For Choristers

August 7, 2013 by John Rook

St. Peter's Episcopal Church is accepting applications for membership in its Chorister program for boys and girls, grades three through 12. The program, affiliated with the Royal School of Church Music, is a training course called Voice for Life.

RICHARD CHEVROLET Sponsoring Cheshire Soccer Club

August 6, 2013 by Special To The ...

In the spirit of community collaboration and teamwork taught through youth sports, RICHARD CHEVROLET is supporting Cheshire Soccer Club through the Chevrolet Youth Soccer Program. This sponsorship will include both monetary and equipment donations during the 2013 youth soccer season.

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.