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Cheshire artist Tony Falcone has done several pieces for the U.S. Coast Guard in the past, and his relationship with the Guard allowed him to live out a dream recently, sailing on the Tall Ship Barque Eagle (background). For more on his story, see an upcoming edition of The Herald.

Students Encouraged To Peruse Scholarship Booklet Next Month

January 24, 2014 by Special To The ...

The School Counseling Department at Cheshire High School offers a financial assistance booklet to graduating seniors. This booklet contains a variety of local scholarships available to students. These scholarships represent a genuine concern on the part of local business people and private citizens to help students pursue education beyond high school.

If Energy Assistance Is Needed, Sign Up At Human Services Today

January 23, 2014 by John Rook

The temperatures have turned frigid in the last week and there appears to be no letup in sight to what has already been an exceptionally cold winter.
As such, many in town may need help paying their energy bills.

Schools Announce Delayed Openings

January 22, 2014 by John Rook

It's slow going this morning as the state once again deals with the aftermath of a winter storm.
As such, Cheshire Public Schools have announced that they will have a 90 minute delayed opening this morning. There will be no a.m. Kindergarten.
Also, St. Bridget School has a 90 minute delay and Cheshire Academy is delayed by one hour.

GOP Town Hall Meeting Cancelled For Tonight

January 21, 2014 by John Rook

Wintry weather is forcing the cancellation of most events for this evening, and the pre-legislative session Town Hall Meeting has been added to the list.

Cheshire Issues Parking Ban

January 21, 2014 by John Rook

According to the Cheshire Police Department, the Town will have a parking ban in effect beginning at 3 p.m. today and going through 12 p.m. tomorrow, Jan. 22. All residents are asked to keep this in mind while traveling through town this afternoon and evening.

With Snow On The Way, Cheshire Schools Will Be Dismissing Early

January 21, 2014 by John Rook

Cheshire Public Schools announced there will be an early dismissal today due to the oncoming snowstorm.

Dismissal times are as follows:

Darcey School – 10:50 a.m (No afternoon classes)
Cheshire High School – 12:10 p.m.
Humiston School – 12:30 p.m.
Chapman School – 12:40 p.m.
Doolittle School – 12:40 p.m.
Dodd Middle School – 12:55 p.m.
Highland School – 1:25 p.m.

CHS Varsity Slate For Wednesday

Wednesday's Cheshire High School varsity schedule:

Lady Rams Sweep In Track And Field, Boys' Tennis Wins Second Straight

Cheshire High School girls' outdoor track and field improved to 5-0 on Tuesday, sweeping host Hamden (90-60), Hillhouse (95-54), and Wilbur Cross (79.5-69.5).

CHS Girls' LAX, Softball, Boys' Volleyball And Golf Won On Monday

On Monday, Cheshire High School girls' lacrosse (4-1) posted a 6-1 win at Branford (4-1).

Baseball Continues Hot Streak, Girls' Lacrosse Pulls Away At Amity

On Saturday, Cheshire High School baseball (4-2, 2-0 in Housatonic Division) secured its fourth win in a row 7-3 at Branford (2-3).

CHS Teams Sweep On Thursday

On Thursday, Cheshire High School boys' lacrosse (1-3) ran off 11 straight goals in earning their first win 16-2 over Branford (1-3).

CHS Boys' V-Ball And Tennis Teams Earn Wins, Girls' LAX And Tennis Come Up Short

Cheshire High School boys' volleyball (3-0) stayed unbeaten on Wednesday, sweeping Masuk (1-2) 3-0 by scores of 25-19, 25-10, and 25-19.

From This Week's Cheshire Herald

Smart Bus.JPGSchool Bus Cameras Gain Approval

by Michael Torelli
Motorists traveling in Cheshire ought to think twice before passing a school bus with the stop arm out and red lights flashing. If they don’t, it could cost them as much as $450.

Bond Ratings Remain High For Cheshire

by Michael Torelli
The Town of Cheshire recently received good news from two agencies concerning its high-level bond ratings.
Both Fitch Ratings and Moody’s Investor Service released their scores for Cheshire on April 4.

World Lab.JPGCheshire High Making Foreign Languages A Priority

by Michael Torelli
In the Psychology Today article “Life as a Bilingual,” author Francois Grosjean, Ph.D., estimated that approximately 20 percent of citizens in the United States are fluent in two different languages.

New Concussion Clinic Hopes To Stave Off Serious Athletic Injuries

by Michael Torelli
Concussions have become a hot topic in professional sports in recent years, but it’s easy to forget that high school athletes are just as susceptible to the dangerous brain trauma.

OPINION

Opinion_3.jpgCL&P Between Rock And Hard Place

It’s hard to sympathize with a company like Connecticut Light and Power, especially when the memories of days without power, after several storms over the last few years, remain fresh in our minds.
However, one does get the sense that the power company is stuck between a rock and a hard place when it comes to its current tree-trimming program.

SPORTS

Dutchyshyn 5.jpgGirls’ Lacrosse Starts Fast, Beats Conard

by Greg Lederer
With five girls making their first varsity start in last Saturday’s opener, Cheshire High School girls’ lacrosse head coach Dan Warburton felt it was important to build momentum early against Conard (West Hartford).

AROUND TOWN

05_2.jpgOn Your Mark, Get Set, GO!

by John Rook
For some large community events, it can take years for them to weave into the fabric of the community.
Time is needed and word of mouth necessary to grow something from a seedling into a fully-blossomed activity attended and anticipated by most in town.