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The weather has been warm and the summer has offered youngsters plenty to do, including a few rides at the recent Cheshire Chamber of Commerce Carnival, which had John Paul Nelson smiling from ear to ear.

Drop Off Your Christmas Trees At Transfer Station

December 20, 2013 by Special To The ...

The Public Works Department will be accepting Christmas trees at the former Transfer Station, located at 1286 Waterbury Rd. (Route 70) on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014 from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. This collection is only for Cheshire residents and only Christmas trees will be accepted. There will be no charge for this collection.

Eagle Scout To Install Granite Benches At Medal Of Honor Plaza

December 19, 2013 by John Rook

This Saturday, Dec. 21, a local Eagle Scout will fulfill his community service project by helping to spruce up the Medal of Honor Plaza at Bartlem Park.
Scout Jeffrey Dickinson of Troop 1 will be on hand to install two granite benches at the Plaza, which will allow individuals to sit and view the monument at the Plaza. It will also allow for sitting during ceremonies.

Library Plans Festive Events

December 18, 2013 by John Rook

Christmas is a week away but the Cheshire Public Library is looking to put everyone in an early holiday state-of-mind beginning today.

Schools, Senior Center, And Food Pantry Closed

December 17, 2013 by John Rook

Another round of winter weather is battering Connecticut.
As such, it was announced this morning that Cheshire Public Schools, the Cheshire Senior Center, and the Cheshire Food Pantry have all been closed for the day.

Cheshire AL Senior Baseball Wraps Up Year Against Waterbury, Falls Short Of State Title Defense

In Super Regionals action at Palmer Field in Middletown, Cheshire American Legion Senior baseball (23-9) fell 5-3 against Waterbury (27-5) to finish the year.

Cheshire AL Senior Baseball Drops Thriller With Stamford, Juniors Fall At Southington

In Saturday's Super Regionals action at Palmer Field in Middletown, Cheshire American Legion Senior baseball (23-8) fell 7-6 to Stamford (27-3) in 12 innings.

Cheshire AL Baseball Rallies By Hamden To Sweep Sectionals And Return To Final Four, Juniors Win In Avon

On Thursday at Cheshire High School, Cheshire American Legion Senior baseball (fourth seed, 23-7) rallied from a 2-0 deficit to beat Hamden (13th, 21-13) 3-2 in 10 innings at CHS to sweep their Southern Division Sectional series.

And Return To Final Four, Juniors Win In Avon
Cheshire AL Senior Baseball Defeats Hamden In Wednesday's Game One Of Sectionals

On Wednesday, Cheshire American Legion Senior baseball (fourth seed, 22-7) beat Hamden (13th, 21-12) 13-2 in the Southern Division Sectionals Game One.

American Legion Junior Baseball Falls At Southington, Seniors To Host Hamden On Wednesday

In the Northern Division Second Round of the state tournament, Cheshire American Legion Junior baseball (fifth seed, 21-9) came up short 4-1 at Southington (fourth, 20-6).

Cheshire AL Junior Baseball Tops Rival In First Round, Seniors To Host Hamden This Week

On Sunday, Cheshire American Legion Junior baseball (fifth seed, 21-8) beat Zone 3 rival Middletown Red (12th, 14-15) 2-1 in the Southern Division First Round at Cheshire High School.

Cheshire AL Senior Baseball Beats Middletown in Regular Season Finale, Clinches Outright Zone 3 Title

In Friday's regular season finale at Cheshire High School, Cheshire American Legion Senior baseball (21-7, 19-5 in Zone 3) shut out Middletown (15-9) 6-0.

CHS, Dodd Have Announced Fall Sports Physicals Schedule

Cheshire High School has scheduled fall physicals for girls’ sports and the CHS Marching Ram Band on Aug. 12.

Cheshire Field Hockey League Opened On Monday

Cheshire Field Hockey League kicked off on Monday at Cheshire High School's Alumni Field.

Cheshire AL Senior Baseball Drops Game To Middletown, Still Collects Fourth Consecutive Zone 3 Title

On Thursday at Cheshire High School, Cheshire American Legion Senior baseball (20-7, 18-5 in Zone 3 Division) lost 1-0 to Middletown (15-8), but with Berlin (18-6) beating Wallingford (18-6) 4-2 at Sage Park, Cheshire has clinched a fourth straight division title (record).

Cheshire Swim Star Earns All-American

Cheshire High School swimmer Liz Boyer has been named a 2014-15 National Interscholastic Swim Coaches Association All-American, ranking 81st nationally in the 100-yard breaststroke with a time of 1:03.73.

From This Week's Cheshire Herald

Officials Say Pool Project To Be Done Late Fall
With Final Hurdles Cleared, Construction Can Finally Begin

by Michael Torelli
The saga of the Cheshire Community Pool project may be going on two years now, but things may finally be starting to look up.

Calhoun.jpgCenter Stage: Local Writer Has Play Performed Off-Broadway

by John Rook
Writing is most often a solitary process.

Cheshire Exploring Dispatch Center

by Michael Torelli
Action at the state level has prompted municipalities, including Cheshire, to look into the possibility of implementing regional dispatch centers.

Vig.JPGAfter 29 Years On The Job, Vignola Stepping Away From Cheshire PD

by Michael Torelli
When Robert Vignola first started his career at the Cheshire Police Department, a senior officer told him he was “too nice.”

OPINION

Opinion_59.jpgPartnerships Between Towns Should Be Wave Of The Future

There are plenty of steps that have to be taken before the Town enters into a partnership with North Haven and Wallingford to set up a regional dispatch center.

SPORTS

Cheshire field hockey 18-U (2015).jpgField Hockey Girls Play In Nutmegs

by Greg Lederer
While having graduated from high school, Cheshire field hockey players annually have the chance to come back together for the Nutmeg State Games 7 versus 7 Open Tournament.

AROUND TOWN

Saved From The Hangman’s Knot

by John Rook
In late June, 1913, a body was discovered in the woods of Cheshire.