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James Brandolini/Cheshire Herald
Alexandra Pelletier is a multi-sport star at Cheshire High School, but she will be focused on one sport in particular when she heads off to college in the fall. For more on her story, see this week's Cheshire Herald.

Father's Day Has Mother's Day To Thank

June 15, 2013 by John Rook

Last month, we celebrated all the moms in our lives.
Today, it's Father's Day—dad's turn.
Though it doesn't eclipse Mother's Day when it comes to card giving (Father's Day is fourth on the list), it is celebrated by sons and daughters all over the nation.
But do you know where Father's Day originated?
Well, it's probably no surprise that Mother's Day gave birth to the first Father's Day.

Plenty To Do This Weekend

June 14, 2013 by John Rook

It's been a rainy few days this past week, but the sun is expected to break through in a big way today.
If you're feeling cooped up inside and need something to do, but don't know what, here are a few events to consider on this busy weekend:

Saturday, June 15

*Special Needs Awareness Day
Cheshire Police
Cheshire Police Department
500 Highland Avenue
9 a.m.

Rossi Honored By Quinnipiac

June 14, 2013 by Special To The ...

SHSNews_Rossiaward_360x250_RossiCindy2012WEB.jpgCindy Rossi, clinical associate professor and senior clinical coordinator of physician assistant studies in the School of Health Sciences at Quinnipiac University, has been recognized for her dedica

Hand To Hand and Arm2Arm Teaming Up For Haiti Fundraiser Tomorrow

June 13, 2013 by Special To The ...

Hand to Hand for Haiti and Arm2Arm are teaming up for an evening of fun, food and fellowship. Join them at Cugino’s Restaurant, 1410 Highland Ave., tomorrow, June 14 for a buffet Italian dinner. Folksinger Gale Gardiner will sing and play autoharp, guitar and piano. Cheshire resident Roseanne Krzanowski will also provide acoustic music.

Cunningham Earns First Victory Of The Year, CHS Girls' Basketball And Ice Hockey Pick Up Big Wins

On Wednesday, Cheshire High School skiing went a combined 7-3 at Mount Southington.

CHS Ice Hockey Rallies By Host Indians, Basketball Teams Earn Sweep

On Friday, Cheshire High School ice hockey (6-5-1) scored five straight goals to defeat host North Haven (2-5-1) 5-2 at Northford Ice Pavilion.

CHS Skiing Fares Well In Second Meet, Wrestling And Girls' Ice Hockey Drop Contests

On Wednesday, the Cheshire High School ski teams competed in their second meet at Mount Southington.

From This Week's Cheshire Herald

Board Approves $70 Million Budget
Members Tack More Than $500,000 Onto Superintendent’s Original Recommendation

by Michael Torelli
The Cheshire Board of Education unanimously approved Superintendent of Schools Dr. Greg Florio’s budget proposal last night, but with some additional changes.

swimming.jpgMeeting The Needs Of Cheshire Swimmers

by Michael Torelli
Cheshire Aquatics Director Sheila Adams has proven that, even though the Community Pool is closed indefinitely, you cannot keep her out of the water.

Where’s The Ladder Truck?
Some Question Delay In Purchasing New Fire Truck

by Michael Torelli
Taxpayers in Cheshire approved a $1.08 million referendum question last November which provided the Cheshire Fire Department with enough funding to purchase a new aerial ladder truck.

CHS Heating Pipe_0.JPGCold Winter Weather Has Caused Problems At School Buildings

by Michael Torelli
Last week’s cold snap resulted in the Cheshire School District having to shell out a few dollars for repairs for burst pipes and boiler issues.

OPINION

Opinion_38.jpgPatience Needed When It Comes To Ladder Truck

Government, whether at the local, state, or federal level, oftentimes gives its citizens plenty of reason for frustration.

SPORTS

Heath Post.jpgCHS Earns Key Division Victory

by Greg Lederer
On Tuesday, Cheshire High School boys’ basketball (7-3, 4-0 in Housatonic Division) rode a fast start into a 72-66 win at Shelton. Both teams entered unbeaten in the division.

pittsley.JPGJube Road Journeys Through Cheshire’s Lesser Known Past

by Michael Torelli
As a fourth-generation resident of Cheshire, Christine Pittsley always had an interest in her hometown—a quintessential farming community that traces its founding back to the 1700s.