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A new 11-unit housing development was recently approved for the property at 138 Highland Ave., which currently houses two buildings that are planned to be removed. For more on this story, see an upcoming edition of The Herald.

Women's Club To Honor Hostages

August 3, 2013 by Special To The ...

At their July meeting, the members of the Cheshire Democratic Women’s Club voted unanimously to present the club’s Civic Pride Award to Joy and Arthur Hostage of Cheshire. The award will be presented on Friday, September 20, 2013 at 7:00 pm at the Cheshire Senior Center, 240 Maple Ave., at the club’s Viennese Night celebration.

Land Trust Looking For Volunteers To Help Clean Up Ives Tomorrow

August 2, 2013 by Special To The ...

The Cheshire Land Trust is looking for volunteers to participate in a Work Day tomorrow, Aug. 3, at Ives Farm. Help is needed to clean up around the new barn at the Farm. If you're interested in participating, call (203) 272-2689 or contact David Schrumm at dsschrumm@cox.net. Even if you cannot make this weekend but would be interested in helping, the Land Trust encourages you to call or email.

Plain Ahead For High Holiday Services At Kol Ami

August 1, 2013 by Special To The ...

The Jewish High Holidays for the Jewish year 5774 will commence Wednesday September 4 with the evening service. This year Kol Ami of Cheshire will have Ben Goldwater as Cantor, with Rabbi Josh Ratner conducting services. Kol Ami is located at 1484 Highland Ave.
The Service Schedule is as follows:
*Wednesday, September 4 – Erev Rosh Hashanah – 6:30 p.m.

Check Your Health: Best Ways To Deal With Nasty Bee Stings

July 30, 2013 by Special To The ...

Check Your Health_6.jpgCheck Your Health is a web-only feature being offered monthly by The Cheshire Herald. Each month, a professional from MidState Medical Center will offer advice on a different issue pertaining to health.

Bishop Captures First State Open Titles At Yale Pool

At Yale University's Robert J.H. Kiphuth Exhibition Pool, Cheshire High School boys' swim nabbed fifth place (252.5 points) in the State Open final.

Bishop Takes Home Two Class LL Titles, Cheshire Boys' Swim Takes Third Place

At Wesleyan University's Freeman Athletic Center, Cheshire High School boys' swim earned third place (442) in the Class LL final.

CHS Ice Hockey Drops D-II Quarter To Conard, Boys To Swim In Class LL Qualifying On Saturday

In Friday's Division II quarterfinal at Wonderland of Ice in Bridgeport, Cheshire High School ice hockey (ninth seed, 9-11-2) came up short 4-2 against Conard (top, 16-6).

From This Week's Cheshire Herald

Cemetery Plan Approved By Planning And Zoning

by Michael Torelli
After three meetings on the matter, the Cheshire Planning and Zoning Commission approved a special permit application on March 23 to allow a 2,150-plot cemetery to be built at 220 Realty Dr.

DSC_0024_2.JPGFull Steam Ahead: The Community Pool Project Finally On Track

by Michael Torelli
For likely the first time since the collapse of the first bubble, Town officials received news about the Cheshire Community Pool tension membrane project that was not negative.

Battling Back: CHS Grad Recounts Tale Of Addiction And Recovery

by John Rook
For Jack Donahue, it was supposed to be the best of days.

New, Non-Tenured Teachers’ Status In Limbo
Contracts Not Renewed For 30 Faculty Members As Budget Will Determine How Many Are Retained

by Michael Torelli
Approximately 30 employees hired by the Cheshire Board of Education are at risk of being shown the door due to uncertainties regarding the Board’s operating budget request.

SPORTS

Maggie O'Reilly_1.jpgO’Reilly To Join Larson In College Ranks

by Greg Lederer
When senior Maggie O’Reilly joined the Cheshire High School field hockey program four years ago, she had never played the sport or picked up a stick before.

AROUND TOWN

Boot Camp 1.jpgBooting The Boot Camp A Fight Ultimately Lost

Cheshire is recognized for many things. It has what is considered to be one of the best school systems in the state. It is, according to its own motto, the bedding capital of Connecticut, with a rich history of agriculture that lives on to this day.