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Runners young and old turned out last weekend to participate in the Hot COCO 5K and Kids Fun Run, which benefitted Abilities Without Boundaries. Despite cold weather, a record crowd is reported to have taken part in the event.

Bank Robbery Reported At United Bank

October 3, 2014 by John Rook

UPDATE: Police are now saying the suspect is believed to be a light-skinned African American with facial hair, approximately 5'9" tall, and may have fled the area in a small black vehicle rather than on foot, as had been previously believed.

Police are looking for a suspect who reportedly robbed a local bank at gun point this morning.

CHS Football Shuts Out Sheehan To Move To 4-0

October 2, 2014 by Greg Lederer

On Thursday, Cheshire High School football (4-0) beat Sheehan (0-4) 39-0 to remain unbeaten. The Rams, led by 230 rushing yards and three touchdowns from senior Andrew Yamin, took a 32-0 lead into halftime.
Scoring summary:
First Quarter
46-yard touchdown run from Yamin (9:53) 6-0, CHS
Point after touchdown from junior Matt' Andrea was blocked

Land Trust Stewardship Day Kicks Off On Saturday

October 2, 2014 by Special To The ...

The Cheshire Land Trust’s Autumn Stewardship Day will be held this Saturday, Oct. 4. All interested volunteers and new Property Monitors are asked to meet at the Ives Farm barn, 1585 Cheshire St., at 8 a.m. There will be a short stewardship discussion, and then work on the Ives Woodland trails for the morning. In the event of rain, those who attend will stay at the barn.

Blessing Of The Animals Being Held This Weekend

October 1, 2014 by Special To The ...

The Blessing of the Animals ceremony at St. Thomas Becket Church, 435 North Brooksvale Rd., will take place at the pond located near the Parish Center this Saturday, Oct. 4, at 1 p.m. All pets are welcome. Dogs should be on leashes and cats and other pets should be in appropriate carriers.

Cheshire Senior Girls Come Up Short In 17th Powder Puff Classic

In Tuesday's 17th Powder Puff Classic, Cheshire High School senior girls lost 28-12 against Southington.

CA Girls' Volleyball Captures First NEPSAC Title

Cheshire Academy girls' volleyball (18-1) swept Winchendon (Massachusetts) 3-0 (25-19, 25-13, 25-10) to win their first New England Preparatory School Athletic Council Class C title.

CJF Fifth Grade Falls In SYFC Final

In Sunday's Shoreline Youth Football Conference title game, Cheshire Junior Football fifth grade (9-2) lost 26-13 against the Bristol Bulldogs at Sheehan High School.

CHS Girls' Volleyball Ends Win Streak In LL Title Match, Boyer Claims First State Open Crown

On Saturday, Cheshire High School girls' volleyball (top seed, 24-1) lost 3-0 (22-25, 17-25, 21-25) against Darien (second, 25-0) to end their 51-match win streak in the Class LL final at Glastonbury.

CA Football Comes Up Short In Bowl Thriller, Girls' V-Ball Sweeps In NEPSAC Semis

In Saturday's New England Preparatory School Athletic Council (NEPSAC) Ken O'Keefe Bowl, Cheshire Academy football (8-1) took their first and only loss 31-28 against rival Suffield Academy (7-2).

From This Week's Cheshire Herald

Pool_0.JPGResidents Upset Over Pool Delay
Advocates For Pool Covering Angered About Length Of Process

by Michael Torelli
When Cheshire voters went to the polls earlier this month, they were asked to decide on several referendum questions.

Town Creates List Of Issues To Present In Hartford

by Michael Torelli
The 2014 Elections were held just three weeks ago but Town Manager Michael Milone already has a list of issues he’d like to see addressed by Cheshire’s Hartford delegation when they begin the new session.

Austin.jpgAustin’s Career Brought Him In Contact With All-Time Great Giants

by Michael Torelli
For nearly a decade, Cheshire resident David Austin made a name for himself on the football field.

Town Updates Hazard Mitigation Plan

by Michael Torelli
Accidents happen.
Whether it is from flooding, heavy amounts of snow, high winds or a tropical storm, property and personal damage can occur.

OPINION

Opinion_31.jpgA Puzzle Worth 1,000 Words

Figuring out a crossword puzzle requires a nimble mind.

SPORTS

CA girls' volleyball.jpgCA V-Ball Team Wins Elusive Title

by Greg Lederer
Despite winning the program’s first New England Preparatory School Athletic Council Class C regular season title last season, Cheshire Academy girls’ volleyball ended the year wanting more. The team fell 3-1 in the title match at rival King School.

AROUND TOWN

Ann Fennelly: 37 Years Of Clever Clues

Only one thing defines the cycle of life for all things organic or man-made—there must be a beginning and an end.