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Happy Memorial Day from the staff at The Cheshire Herald.

Check Back Tonight For Election Coverage

November 5, 2013 by John Rook

The polls close at 8 p.m. and The Cheshire Herald will be there when the winners are announced.
Check back tonight and tomorrow morning for updates on preliminary vote counts and a list of who will be representing residents moving forward.

It's Election Day - Don't Forget Your Polling Places

November 5, 2013 by John Rook

Election Day 2013 is upon us.
During the course of the day, Cheshire voters will head to the polls to pick new municipal leaders and decide important referendum questions. But, in order to vote, you have to know where you're going first.
Below is a list of the different polling places around town and the districts to which they correspond:

District One
Cheshire High School

List of All Candidates Running In This Year's Municipal Election

November 3, 2013 by John Rook

Election Day is this coming Tuesday. Know who is on the ballot before you head off to your polling stations.

Town Council

First District

Republican David Schrumm (incumbent)
Vs.
Democrat Kristen Selleck

Second District

Republican Thomas Ruocco (incumbent)
Vs.
Democrat Matt Bowman

Third District

Republican Joseph Falvey
Vs.

Computer Novice? Learn The Ropes At The Library

November 2, 2013 by Special To The ...

Cheshire Public Library offers one-on-one computer instruction for adult novices. Sessions are for up to one hour and must be arranged by appointment only. Topics include: Basic Internet, basic computer, and registering for an email account. Appointments are available at 2 or 3 p.m. on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, and at 1 p.m. on Thursdays.

CHS Varsity Sports Slate For Tuesday

Tuesday's Cheshire High School varsity sports schedule:

Stauffer Returns To D-III National Final, CHS Boys' Lacrosse Falls In Finale

Sophomore mid-fielder Nicole Stauffer, a 2013 Cheshire High School graduate, contribute to Trinity College women's lacrosse beating Franklin & Marshall College 11-6 in Saturday's NCAA Division III semifinal in Chester, Pennsylvania.

CHS Softball Caps Best Regular Season, Baseball And Boys' Tennis Also Win On Friday

On Friday, Cheshire High School softball (19-1, two-time defending Housatonic Champion at 8-0) beat North Haven (10-10) 9-1 to sweep the series.

CHS Softball Takes First Loss, Girls' Tennis Falls On Senior Day, Varsity Schedule For Friday

On Thursday, Cheshire High School softball (18-1, Housatonic Division Champion at 8-0) took their first loss 4-3 to Lauralton Hall (16-3).

CHS Softball, Boys' Golf Pick Up Victories On Wednesday

On Wednesday, Cheshire High School softball (18-0, Housatonic Division Champion at 8-0) extended their perfect season with a 7-0 victory over Daniel Hand (12-7).

CHS Track And Field Earns Medals In SCC East Sectional, Boys' Tennis Extends Win Streak

On Tuesday, Cheshire High School outdoor track and field athletes shined during the Southern Connecticut Conference East Sectional meet.

CHS Softball And Tennis Teams Earn Victories On Monday, Slate For Tuesday

On Monday, Cheshire High School softball (17-0, Housatonic Division Champion at 8-0) won 7-0 at Foran (10-8) to keep their perfect record intact.

From This Week's Cheshire Herald

Cheshire School System Looking To The Future
Council Approves Facility Master Plan For School District

by Michael Torelli
After years of being denied, Cheshire School District officials finally received the go-ahead from the Town Council to move forward with what many claim will serve as a “roadmap” for future capital budget projects at the local schools.

trees_0.JPGLondon Planetrees Expected To Spruce Up South Main Street

by Michael Torelli
South Main Street just got a little shadier thanks to the efforts of local officials.

Commission Charges Forward On Station

by Michael Torelli
After taking some time to recharge, the Cheshire Energy Commission is back on the grid in an attempt to get something in town for individuals who do not use gas-powered vehicles.

Grant Would Aid Police Crackdown On Speeders

by Michael Torelli
Local police departments are applying for a state grant to help aid in their efforts to crack down on motorists speeding through residential and rural areas.

OPINION

Opinion_49.jpgWill Facility Plan Pay Off?

Councilors took a leap of faith when they allowed the Board of Education to hire architectural firm Perkins Eastman to formulate a 10-year facility master plan complete with studies on enrollment trends and Cheshire demographics.

SPORTS

baseball.jpgCHS Baseball Falls To Rival

by Greg Lederer
On May 13, Cheshire High School baseball (10-9, 4-4 in Housatonic Division) dropped the final home game 9-4 to Amity.

AROUND TOWN

Ball & Sockett.JPGBall & Socket Arts Making Progress Behind The Scenes

by Michael Torelli
Ball & Socket Arts co-founder Jeffrey Guimond stood in the courtyard of his group’s West Main Street facility on April 27, welcoming state and federal officials to the former manufacturing site.