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Cheshire's James Hawk may be retired, but that hasn't stopped him from pursuing his dream—to one day direct a feature film. For more on Hawk's story, see an upcoming edition of The Herald.

Late Touchdown Pass Secures Opening Win For Cheshire Football!

September 12, 2015 by Greg Lederer

In Friday's opener at Alumni Field, Cheshire High School football (1-0) came back from a 7-0 halftime deficit to beat Hamden (0-1) 13-7. With 12 seconds remaining in the game, sophomore quarterback Jack Raba threw the winning touchdown pass, a 50-yard strike, to classmate Eric Angelone to snap a 7-7 tie. It was the first touchdown pass for Raba and touchdown reception for Angelone.

Fall Festival Kicks Off Today - Check The Schedule

September 11, 2015 by John Rook

The Cheshire Fall Festival and Marketplace, sponsored by the Cheshire Chamber of Commerce, kicks off this morning. Beginning at 10 a.m. and going until approximately 10 p.m. (after the fireworks display), residents will have the chance to eat food, visit with vendors and experience live music and activities.
The schedule for the Fall Festival is as follows:

Main Stage

Energy Committee Approves Additional Energy-Saving Projects

September 11, 2015 by michael torelli

Members of the Town’s Energy Performance Contract Committee approved a list of additional projects totaling over $500,000 last night, which is expected to be discussed by the Town Council in the coming month.

First Congregational Holding Annual Welcome Sunday This Week

September 10, 2015 by Special To The ...

Cheshire’s First Congregational Church will hold its Ninth Annual Welcome Sunday on Sept. 13. This annual event kicks off the church program year and is especially designed to welcome those in the community who may not be familiar with FCC. The day begins with a worship service at 10 a.m., followed by a picnic on the green in front of the church, located at 111 Church Dr.

CHS Boys' Swim And Dive To Compete In SCC Action This Week

On Monday, Cheshire High School boys will swim in the Southern Connecticut Conference Qualifier at Cheshire Community Pool.

CHS Boys' B-Ball Falls In SCC Quarter, Black Ends Career In State Open, Skaters Come Up Short At West Haven, Cheer Team Shines At NECA

In Saturday's Southern Connecticut Conference quarterfinals, Cheshire High School boys' basketball (ninth seed, 11-11) fell 59-45 against top-seeded Notre Dame-West Haven (21-0) at Branford.

Black Makes State Open Debut On Friday, Girls' Ice Hockey Team Ends Year In SCC D-II Title Game

On Friday, Cheshire High School wrestling senior captain Sean Black (138 pounds, 13th seed) posted a 2-1 record in his State Open debut at New Haven's Floyd Little Athletic Center.

CHS Boys' Basketball Upsets Shelton In Thursday's SCC First Round, Varsity Slate For Friday

On Thursday, Cheshire High School boys' basketball (ninth seed, 11-10) posted a 57-53 victory at Shelton (eighth, 13-8) in the Southern Connecticut Conference First Round.

CHS Ice Hockey Rallies To Beat Guilford On Wednesday

On Wednesday, Cheshire High School ice hockey (11-8) came back to beat host Guilford (14-5) 3-1 at East Haven Veterans Memorial Ice Rink.

College Recruiting Meeting Has Been Planned For Next Month At CHS

The Cheshire High School Booster Club is preparing for a college recruiting process meeting on Thursday, March 9, at 7 p.m.

CHS Boys' Basketball To Visit Shelton For SCC First Round, Co-Op Girls' Hockey Team Seeks To Defend D-II Title

Cheshire High School boys' basketball (10-10) has earned the ninth seed for the Southern Connecticut Conference Tournament.

Murray Places Third In Monday's State Open, Blades Win SCC D-II Semi On Ice

On Monday, Cheshire High School indoor track and field athletes competed in the State Open at New Haven's Floyd Little Athletic Center.

Co-Op Girls' Ice Hockey Team Wins Regular-Season Finale On Sunday, Varsity Slate For Monday

On Sunday, Amity/North Haven/Cheshire Co-Op girls' ice hockey (13-6-1) defeated Masuk/Joel Barlow/Newtown/Oxford Co-Op (5-12-1) 5-2 in the regular-season finale at The Rinks at Shelton.

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).

From This Week's Cheshire Herald

TOP STORIES

Image Company Employees Left in The Lurch

by Michael Torelli
Just over one dozen employees are left seeking new employment after a hair salon in Cheshire abruptly closed.

Town Awaits Decision on Case Against Department of Correction

by Michael Torelli
With the long-awaited court hearing now behind them, Town officials are left pining to find out whether or not they will receiver over $2 million that they feel is owed to Cheshire by the state Department of Corrections.

Local Family Knows What It Is To Be "Bewitched" By Genealogy

by John Rook
You are the sum of your parents, who are in turn the sum of theirs.

CPD To Partner With Other Towns On Serious Accident Investigations

by Michael Torelli
The Cheshire Police Department is entering into a partnership with nearby police departments that will allow a pooling of resources to investigate motor vehicle collisions involving serious injuries or fatalities.

OPINION

Opinion_141.jpgPartnerships, Not Regionalization

We share Councilor Paul Bowman's concern about partnerships between neighboring community departments leading to the regionalization, especially if state-mandated, of specific services.

SPORTS

Resized Matt Federico-1.jpgRams Hockey Wins In Overtime

by Greg Lederer
Entering overtime last Saturday at Wesleyan University, the Cheshire and Simsbury ice hockey teams had played an even game. Not only were the teams tied 2-2, but they had also taken an identical 23 shots in the first three periods.

AROUND TOWN

Acts Of A Few Cast Shadow On Town Youth

by John Rook
A person's teenage years are usually replete with rebellion.