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The weather has been warm and the summer has offered youngsters plenty to do, including a few rides at the recent Cheshire Chamber of Commerce Carnival, which had John Paul Nelson smiling from ear to ear.

RepublicansAppear On Their Way To Clear Victory In At-Large Bids

November 5, 2013 by John Rook

Republicans appear on their way to a big victory Tuesday night as initial vote tallies have four of the top five vote getters as members of the GOP. Unofficial numbers below.

Republican Tim Slocum 3,694
Republican Robert Oris 3,533
Republican Sylvia Nichols 3,521
Democrat Patti Flynn-Harris 3,424
Republican James Sima 3,340
Democrat Michael Ecke 3,315

Early Election Returns Show Ruocco In Second District Lead

November 5, 2013 by John Rook

Polling stations around Cheshire are in early stages of tabulating votes, however, in the Second District, it appears incumbent Republican Councilor Thomas Ruocco has opened up a commanding lead over challenger Democrat Matt Bowman.
Early unofficial numbers have Ruocco up by a 1053 to 787 vote count.
Continue checking back as The Herald updates early election results.

Check Back Tonight For Election Coverage

November 5, 2013 by John Rook

The polls close at 8 p.m. and The Cheshire Herald will be there when the winners are announced.
Check back tonight and tomorrow morning for updates on preliminary vote counts and a list of who will be representing residents moving forward.

It's Election Day - Don't Forget Your Polling Places

November 5, 2013 by John Rook

Election Day 2013 is upon us.
During the course of the day, Cheshire voters will head to the polls to pick new municipal leaders and decide important referendum questions. But, in order to vote, you have to know where you're going first.
Below is a list of the different polling places around town and the districts to which they correspond:

District One
Cheshire High School

Cheshire AL Senior Baseball Wraps Up Year Against Waterbury, Falls Short Of State Title Defense

In Super Regionals action at Palmer Field in Middletown, Cheshire American Legion Senior baseball (23-9) fell 5-3 against Waterbury (27-5) to finish the year.

Cheshire AL Senior Baseball Drops Thriller With Stamford, Juniors Fall At Southington

In Saturday's Super Regionals action at Palmer Field in Middletown, Cheshire American Legion Senior baseball (23-8) fell 7-6 to Stamford (27-3) in 12 innings.

Cheshire AL Baseball Rallies By Hamden To Sweep Sectionals And Return To Final Four, Juniors Win In Avon

On Thursday at Cheshire High School, Cheshire American Legion Senior baseball (fourth seed, 23-7) rallied from a 2-0 deficit to beat Hamden (13th, 21-13) 3-2 in 10 innings at CHS to sweep their Southern Division Sectional series.

And Return To Final Four, Juniors Win In Avon
Cheshire AL Senior Baseball Defeats Hamden In Wednesday's Game One Of Sectionals

On Wednesday, Cheshire American Legion Senior baseball (fourth seed, 22-7) beat Hamden (13th, 21-12) 13-2 in the Southern Division Sectionals Game One.

American Legion Junior Baseball Falls At Southington, Seniors To Host Hamden On Wednesday

In the Northern Division Second Round of the state tournament, Cheshire American Legion Junior baseball (fifth seed, 21-9) came up short 4-1 at Southington (fourth, 20-6).

Cheshire AL Junior Baseball Tops Rival In First Round, Seniors To Host Hamden This Week

On Sunday, Cheshire American Legion Junior baseball (fifth seed, 21-8) beat Zone 3 rival Middletown Red (12th, 14-15) 2-1 in the Southern Division First Round at Cheshire High School.

Cheshire AL Senior Baseball Beats Middletown in Regular Season Finale, Clinches Outright Zone 3 Title

In Friday's regular season finale at Cheshire High School, Cheshire American Legion Senior baseball (21-7, 19-5 in Zone 3) shut out Middletown (15-9) 6-0.

CHS, Dodd Have Announced Fall Sports Physicals Schedule

Cheshire High School has scheduled fall physicals for girls’ sports and the CHS Marching Ram Band on Aug. 12.

Cheshire Field Hockey League Opened On Monday

Cheshire Field Hockey League kicked off on Monday at Cheshire High School's Alumni Field.

Cheshire AL Senior Baseball Drops Game To Middletown, Still Collects Fourth Consecutive Zone 3 Title

On Thursday at Cheshire High School, Cheshire American Legion Senior baseball (20-7, 18-5 in Zone 3 Division) lost 1-0 to Middletown (15-8), but with Berlin (18-6) beating Wallingford (18-6) 4-2 at Sage Park, Cheshire has clinched a fourth straight division title (record).

Cheshire Swim Star Earns All-American

Cheshire High School swimmer Liz Boyer has been named a 2014-15 National Interscholastic Swim Coaches Association All-American, ranking 81st nationally in the 100-yard breaststroke with a time of 1:03.73.

From This Week's Cheshire Herald

Officials Say Pool Project To Be Done Late Fall
With Final Hurdles Cleared, Construction Can Finally Begin

by Michael Torelli
The saga of the Cheshire Community Pool project may be going on two years now, but things may finally be starting to look up.

Calhoun.jpgCenter Stage: Local Writer Has Play Performed Off-Broadway

by John Rook
Writing is most often a solitary process.

Cheshire Exploring Dispatch Center

by Michael Torelli
Action at the state level has prompted municipalities, including Cheshire, to look into the possibility of implementing regional dispatch centers.

Vig.JPGAfter 29 Years On The Job, Vignola Stepping Away From Cheshire PD

by Michael Torelli
When Robert Vignola first started his career at the Cheshire Police Department, a senior officer told him he was “too nice.”

OPINION

Opinion_59.jpgPartnerships Between Towns Should Be Wave Of The Future

There are plenty of steps that have to be taken before the Town enters into a partnership with North Haven and Wallingford to set up a regional dispatch center.

SPORTS

Cheshire field hockey 18-U (2015).jpgField Hockey Girls Play In Nutmegs

by Greg Lederer
While having graduated from high school, Cheshire field hockey players annually have the chance to come back together for the Nutmeg State Games 7 versus 7 Open Tournament.

AROUND TOWN

Saved From The Hangman’s Knot

by John Rook
In late June, 1913, a body was discovered in the woods of Cheshire.


 

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