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Allen Paul/Cheshire Herald
The Bennett Family Musicians played a few tunes for onlookers during the Memorial Day Parade on Sunday afternoon.

Cheshire Football Earns First Win In A Big Way

September 21, 2013 by Greg Lederer

In Friday's home opener at Alumni Field, Cheshire High School football (1-1) earned their first win 47-7 against Lyman Hall (0-2). The Rams had a 40-0 advantage at halftime. Scoring summary:
First Quarter
10-yard touchdown by junior Jack Cunningham (10:54) 7-0, CHS
Point after touchdown from sophomore Matt D'Andrea was good

Trolley Tour Of Cheshire Street On Tap For Next Weekend

September 21, 2013 by John Rook

The first ever trolley tour of historic Cheshire will take place on Sunday, Sept. 29. Organized by the Cheshire Historical Society and the Cheshire Historic District Commission, the tour will explore the Cheshire Street area of town. There will be three 90-minute narrated tours on a comfortable trolley (bus).

School District Gets Portion Of State Grant To Help With Security

September 20, 2013 by John Rook

The shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School last December still loom like a dark cloud over all school districts in Connecticut.
Since then, administrators have been looking for ways to beef up security around school buildings.
In Cheshire, certain steps have been taken already, such as a check-in desk in the front lobby of Cheshire High School and security cameras.

Meet Democratic Candidates This Weekend

September 19, 2013 by Special To The ...

The Cheshire Democratic Party will hold an open house at its headquarters located at 314 West Main St. (formerly Pink Petunia) this Saturday, Sept. 21, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. All are invited to meet the Democratic candidates running for Town Council, Board of Education, Planning and Zoning, Zoning Board of Appeals, Board of Tax Assessment Review, and Constables. Be informed when voting on Nov.

CHS Varsity Sports Slate For Tuesday

Tuesday's Cheshire High School varsity sports schedule:

Stauffer Returns To D-III National Final, CHS Boys' Lacrosse Falls In Finale

Sophomore mid-fielder Nicole Stauffer, a 2013 Cheshire High School graduate, contribute to Trinity College women's lacrosse beating Franklin & Marshall College 11-6 in Saturday's NCAA Division III semifinal in Chester, Pennsylvania.

CHS Softball Caps Best Regular Season, Baseball And Boys' Tennis Also Win On Friday

On Friday, Cheshire High School softball (19-1, two-time defending Housatonic Champion at 8-0) beat North Haven (10-10) 9-1 to sweep the series.

CHS Softball Takes First Loss, Girls' Tennis Falls On Senior Day, Varsity Schedule For Friday

On Thursday, Cheshire High School softball (18-1, Housatonic Division Champion at 8-0) took their first loss 4-3 to Lauralton Hall (16-3).

CHS Softball, Boys' Golf Pick Up Victories On Wednesday

On Wednesday, Cheshire High School softball (18-0, Housatonic Division Champion at 8-0) extended their perfect season with a 7-0 victory over Daniel Hand (12-7).

CHS Track And Field Earns Medals In SCC East Sectional, Boys' Tennis Extends Win Streak

On Tuesday, Cheshire High School outdoor track and field athletes shined during the Southern Connecticut Conference East Sectional meet.

CHS Softball And Tennis Teams Earn Victories On Monday, Slate For Tuesday

On Monday, Cheshire High School softball (17-0, Housatonic Division Champion at 8-0) won 7-0 at Foran (10-8) to keep their perfect record intact.

From This Week's Cheshire Herald

Cheshire School System Looking To The Future
Council Approves Facility Master Plan For School District

by Michael Torelli
After years of being denied, Cheshire School District officials finally received the go-ahead from the Town Council to move forward with what many claim will serve as a “roadmap” for future capital budget projects at the local schools.

trees_0.JPGLondon Planetrees Expected To Spruce Up South Main Street

by Michael Torelli
South Main Street just got a little shadier thanks to the efforts of local officials.

Commission Charges Forward On Station

by Michael Torelli
After taking some time to recharge, the Cheshire Energy Commission is back on the grid in an attempt to get something in town for individuals who do not use gas-powered vehicles.

Grant Would Aid Police Crackdown On Speeders

by Michael Torelli
Local police departments are applying for a state grant to help aid in their efforts to crack down on motorists speeding through residential and rural areas.

OPINION

Opinion_49.jpgWill Facility Plan Pay Off?

Councilors took a leap of faith when they allowed the Board of Education to hire architectural firm Perkins Eastman to formulate a 10-year facility master plan complete with studies on enrollment trends and Cheshire demographics.

SPORTS

baseball.jpgCHS Baseball Falls To Rival

by Greg Lederer
On May 13, Cheshire High School baseball (10-9, 4-4 in Housatonic Division) dropped the final home game 9-4 to Amity.

AROUND TOWN

Ball & Sockett.JPGBall & Socket Arts Making Progress Behind The Scenes

by Michael Torelli
Ball & Socket Arts co-founder Jeffrey Guimond stood in the courtyard of his group’s West Main Street facility on April 27, welcoming state and federal officials to the former manufacturing site.