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Cheshire High School senior Brooke Mommsen has been volunteering her time in service of others for years now, and she was recently honored for it. To find out more about Mommsen, see this week's edition of The Herald.

Majority Of Cheshire Still Without Power, But Progress Being Reported

November 1, 2011 by John Rook

The vast majority of Cheshire residents and businesses are still without power this morning, however, progress is being seen in regards to restoration efforts.

Updated CHS Schedule! Teams Still Competing Within SCC

October 31, 2011 by Greg Lederer

Despite Cheshire Public Schools being canceled until Thursday, Cheshire High School sports are still practicing and playing. The goal is to get Southern Connecticut Conference tournaments in before the upcoming state playoffs. Tournament summaries are below, along with football and cross country at the bottom.

Field Hockey (top seed; 15-1)

Cheshire Schools Closed Until Thursday, At Earliest

October 31, 2011 by John Rook

With over 90 percent of the Town of Cheshire still without electricity, and an emergency center being opened at Cheshire High School, district officials have decided to cancel classes until Thursday, at the earliest.

CL&P Issues Warning Regarding Halloween Trick Or Treating, Governor To Give Update At 6 P.M.

October 31, 2011 by John Rook

Gov. Dannel Malloy will address the media and update Connecticut at 6 p.m. tonight after meeting with representatives from the state's major utility companies in regards to the restoration of power to hundreds of thousands of citizens currently without electricity.
The press conference will be carried live by all local television networks, as well as AM radio stations in the state.

Updated 11:22 A.M.:Town Plans To Have One Emergency Shelter Located At High School

October 31, 2011 by John Rook

Cheshire Fire Chief Jack Casner stated that those seeking emergency shelter would most likely be moved to Cheshire High School as the town braces for an extended period without electricity.

CL&P Issues Statement In Regards To Storm Cleanup And Power Restoration

October 31, 2011 by Special To The ...

The following statement was released by Connecticut Light and Power in regards to its efforts to restore power to the hundreds of thousands of residents in the state.

CHS Postpones Track And Field Meets, Wednesday's Varsity Slate

Cheshire High School outdoor track and field has postponed meets on Tuesday.

Cheshire Girls' LAX, Tennis Extend Strong Starts

Cheshire High School girls' tennis improved to 3-0 on Monday afternoon, beating East Haven (0-3) 6-1.

Cheshire Baseball Stuns Amity, Girls' LAX Takes Opener

For the first time since 2009, Cheshire High School baseball (1-2, 1-0) defeated 10-time defending Housatonic Division Champion Amity (0-3, 0-1) at home.

For the first time since 2009, Cheshire High School baseball (1-2, 1-0) defeated 10-time defending Housatonic Division Champion Amity (0-3, 0-1) at home.

CHS Softball Shut Outs Shelton, Boys' V-Ball Stops Oxford's Win Streak

In Friday's Housatonic Division opener, Cheshire High School softball (3-0, 1-0) defeated Shelton (1-1, 0-1) 10-0.

CHS Softball Walks Off With Second Win In Home Opener

Cheshire High School softball improved to 2-0 on Thursday, beating East Haven (1-1) 3-2 in the home opener.

CHS Starts Spring Sports Season

Cheshire High School started the spring sports season on Wednesday:

From This Week's Cheshire Herald

$103.4 Million Budget Approved

Decision Paves Way For Implementation Of Full-Day Kindergarten

by Michael Torelli
The Cheshire Town Council voted 5-4 to approve a $103.39 million budget that calls for a $2.7 million increase over last year’s operating budget.

CHS softball Head Coach Kristine Drust, CHS football Head Coach Don Drust, son Brewer.jpgWalking As One!

by Michael Torelli
Whether it was to respect those who have been lost in drunk driving accidents, or an effort to raise funds to cure multiple sclerosis, residents of Cheshire flooded the streets for two walks this past weekend.

Tree Trimming To Be Put On Hold

by Michael Torelli
It has been a couple of months since the start of Connecticut Light & Power’s enhanced tree trimming program began in Cheshire, yet there seems to be consensus among all interested parties that the program needs to be rexamined prior to continuing.

Chamber.jpgChamber Celebrates 40th Anniversary

by John Rook
In the April 4, 1974 edition of The Cheshire Herald, a full-page advertisement on page 11 of that week’s edition announced the formation of a new group.
The Cheshire Chamber of Commerce had been formed ...

EDITORIAL

Opinion_1.jpgTracking Full-Day Kindergarten

The Cheshire Town Council passed a budget Tuesday night that will presumably allow the School District to move forward with full-day kindergarten (see page one for story). All that remains is the official adoption and implementation by the Board of Education and School District leaders, all of whom have been pushing for full-day for a while.

SPORTS

Maddy Levy.jpgLacrosse Co-Captain Realizes Her Potential

by Greg Lederer
The play of Cheshire High School senior lacrosse player Maddy Levy caught her opposition by surprise last year. After contributing defensively for her first two seasons, she emerged to post career-best totals for goals (44) and assists (six).

AROUND TOWN

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by Greg Lederer
When local teenager Danielle Chambrelli started volunteering in Cheshire YMCA last year, the thought of receiving individual accolades wasn’t on her mind.