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It has been a busy few days for Cheshire native Lt. General Richard Formica, who participated in the annual Wreath Laying Ceremony on the green in front of First Congregational Church on Saturday and will part of the Memorial Day Parade today. He kicked things off, however, with a special message for high school seniors, which was delivered during an assembly on Friday morning. For more on what Formica had to say, see an upcoming edition of The Herald.

Candidates Battle During Forum

October 9, 2014 by John Rook

Tensions were running high at Town Hall on Wednesday evening as candidates for local state House of Representatives and Senate seats sparred over a variety of issues.

Dr. Petit Returns To Cheshire Today For Press Conference

October 8, 2014 by John Rook

Dr. William Petit will be in Cheshire today holding a press conference to discuss the state's early release program.

Candidates Forum Set For Tomorrow Night

October 7, 2014 by John Rook

Residents still deciding for whom to vote come Election Day will want to attend the Candidates Forum at Town Hall tomorrow evening. The event, sponsored by the Cheshire-Wallingford League of Women Voters, will pit candidates for state offices against one another in a debate format.

Schools In Lockdown As Police Search For Possibly Armed Man

October 6, 2014 by John Rook

Update 11:01 a.m. : Police have stated that the lockdown at area schools has been lifted.
Police state that they received an unconfirmed report of a man brandishing a firearm near the center of town. A search of the area was conducted and police did not locate anyone matching the description given.

CHS Softball Rallies To Win Second SCC Title, Boys' Lacrosse Dominates Class L Qualifier, Tennis Teams End Seasons

In Saturday's Southern Connecticut Conference final at West Haven High School, Cheshire High School softball (top seed, 23-0) scored three times in the seventh inning to walk off with a 4-3 victory over Lauralton Hall (second, 18-5).

Cheshire Rugby Teams Split In State Title Matches

On Saturday at Fairfield Ludlowe High School, Cheshire girls' rugby came back to beat Southington 25-19 in the state final.

CHS Boys' V-Ball Rallies To Win Sixth SCC Crown, Saturday's Varsity Schedule, Class Tournament Updates

In Friday's Southern Connecticut Conference final, Cheshire High School boys' volleyball (top seed, 15-5) came back to defeat Daniel Hand (second, 10-10) 3-2 (25-18, 25-27, 23-25, 25-15, 15-7) for their sixth conference tournament crown.

CHS Softball Beats Amity To Reach SCC Final, Girls' LAX Drops Title Game In OT Thriller, Boys' V-Ball To Host Championship On Friday

In Thursday's Southern Connecticut Conference final, Cheshire High School girls' lacrosse (second seed, 13-5) came up short 11-10 in overtime against top-seeded Daniel Hand (16-2) at West Haven.

Abramson Sparks CHS Softball In Shutout Of Guilford, Boys' Volleyball Advances To SCC Title Match

Led by junior co-captain/pitcher Abby Abramson, Cheshire High School softball (top seed, 21-0) posted an 11-0 shutout of Guilford (eighth, 11-10) in the Southern Connecticut Conference quarterfinals.

CHS Girls' Lacrosse Wins Big In SCC Semi, Track And Field Athletes Capture Conference Titles, Golf Teams Sweep Foes

On Tuesday, Cheshire High School girls' lacrosse (second seed, 13-4) earned their fourth consecutive win 14-4 over Branford (third, 14-3) in the Southern Connecticut Conference semifinals at CHS.

CHS Girls' Golf Beats SHA, Baseball Falls To Late Comeback In Regular Season Finale, Tennis Teams Split In SCC First Round

Led by a 48 from junior Karen Larkin on Monday, Cheshire High School girls' golf (5-13) defeated Sacred Heart Academy 207-223 at Southington Country Club.

From This Week's Cheshire Herald

TOP STORIES

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PZC Puts Off Decision On Development As Residents Point To Possible Environmental Issues

by Michael Torelli
It may not be Cheshire alone that ultimately decides the fate of the controversial Clearview Farms Preserve development project.

rowland.JPGFor Rowland, Honor Flight Was An Experience To Remember

by John Rook
For Cheshire’s Ralph Rowland, the trip from Okinawa back to the coast of California took several weeks.

State’s Troubles Less Impactful Than Feared

by Michael Torelli
State budget deficits are expected to have a negative impact on many municipalities.

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by Greg Lederer
While growing up in Cheshire, Kelly Riddle never thought about wearing a sash and gown.

OPINION

Opinion_104.jpgHonor The Dead, Care For The Living

There is, as many point out each year, an important difference between Memorial Day and Veterans Day, with the former offering the nation a moment to remember those who have made the ultimate sacrifice in service to our country.

SPORTS

Abby Abramson_0.jpgCheshire Softball Makes History

by Greg Lederer
Headed into last Friday’s game against East Haven, Cheshire High School softball knew they were just one win away from securing the program’s first unbeaten regular season.

AROUND TOWN

South Carolina.jpgCouple’s Letter Raised Ire Of S.C. Governor

by John Rook
What gets printed each week in The Cheshire Herald doesn’t automatically stay in Cheshire.