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Michael Torelli/Cheshire Herald
Heavy bouts of wind proved to be the perfect weather for Tim and Adaline Galvin, who took part at the annual Fly a Kite program at Bartlem Park Wednesday morning.

Local Student Recalls Difficult Times After 9/11 In New Book

September 4, 2011 by Josh Morgan

On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, Mansoor Alam had a doctor's appointment and was not with his classmates at Highland School.

Tyson Family Chosen As One Of The Most “Joyous” In Nation

September 3, 2011 by Special To The ...

by Kathryn Carlow
Special to The Herald

Whenever two-year-old Shotta Tyson of Cheshire spots a grapefruit or an apple, he heads for the miniature basketball hoop inside his home. If he sinks the shot, Shotta performs a victory dance. Even if he misses, he beams with excitement. To him, any round object becomes a ball and the chance to make another basket.

Enjoy Shakespeare? Get Your Tickets Early For Upcoming CCT Production

September 2, 2011 by Special To The ...

Cheshire Community Theater will present The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) by Adam Long, Daniel Singer, and Jess Winfield.

UPDATE: CL&P Expects 100 Percent Of Cheshire Residents To Have Power This Afternoon

September 1, 2011 by John Rook

The first day of September may mean the first day the entire town of Cheshire has electricity since Tropical Storm Irene passed through the region over the weekend.

Teams Search For Venues

September 1, 2011 by Greg Lederer

The Cheshire swim community celebrated news that came out of the Cheshire Town Council Meeting on Aug. 17. By a vote of 7-2, a new bubble was approved to cover the Cheshire Community Pool, ensuring that it will continue on as a year-round facility.

CL&P Reports Nearly 100 Percent Of Cheshire Back On Line

August 31, 2011 by John Rook

While some areas of Connecticut remain in the dark, Cheshire appears to be powered up once again in the wake of Hurricane Irene. According to Connecticut Light and Power's website Wednesday morning, only one percent of Cheshire residents were still without power.

CHS Varsity Slate For Wednesday

Wednesday's Cheshire High School varsity schedule:

Cheshire Girls' LAX, Tennis Extend Strong Starts

Cheshire High School girls' tennis improved to 3-0 on Monday afternoon, beating East Haven (0-3) 6-1.

Cheshire Baseball Stuns Amity, Girls' LAX Takes Opener

For the first time since 2009, Cheshire High School baseball (1-2, 1-0) defeated 10-time defending Housatonic Division Champion Amity (0-3, 0-1) at home.

For the first time since 2009, Cheshire High School baseball (1-2, 1-0) defeated 10-time defending Housatonic Division Champion Amity (0-3, 0-1) at home.

CHS Softball Shut Outs Shelton, Boys' V-Ball Stops Oxford's Win Streak

In Friday's Housatonic Division opener, Cheshire High School softball (3-0, 1-0) defeated Shelton (1-1, 0-1) 10-0.

From This Week's Cheshire Herald

$103.4 Million Budget Approved

Decision Paves Way For Implementation Of Full-Day Kindergarten

by Michael Torelli
The Cheshire Town Council voted 5-4 to approve a $103.39 million budget that calls for a $2.7 million increase over last year’s operating budget.

CHS softball Head Coach Kristine Drust, CHS football Head Coach Don Drust, son Brewer.jpgWalking As One!

by Michael Torelli
Whether it was to respect those who have been lost in drunk driving accidents, or an effort to raise funds to cure multiple sclerosis, residents of Cheshire flooded the streets for two walks this past weekend.

Tree Trimming To Be Put On Hold

by Michael Torelli
It has been a couple of months since the start of Connecticut Light & Power’s enhanced tree trimming program began in Cheshire, yet there seems to be consensus among all interested parties that the program needs to be rexamined prior to continuing.

Chamber.jpgChamber Celebrates 40th Anniversary

by John Rook
In the April 4, 1974 edition of The Cheshire Herald, a full-page advertisement on page 11 of that week’s edition announced the formation of a new group.
The Cheshire Chamber of Commerce had been formed ...

EDITORIAL

Opinion_1.jpgTracking Full-Day Kindergarten

The Cheshire Town Council passed a budget Tuesday night that will presumably allow the School District to move forward with full-day kindergarten (see page one for story). All that remains is the official adoption and implementation by the Board of Education and School District leaders, all of whom have been pushing for full-day for a while.

SPORTS

Maddy Levy.jpgLacrosse Co-Captain Realizes Her Potential

by Greg Lederer
The play of Cheshire High School senior lacrosse player Maddy Levy caught her opposition by surprise last year. After contributing defensively for her first two seasons, she emerged to post career-best totals for goals (44) and assists (six).

AROUND TOWN

Danielle Chambrelli_0.jpgFuture Teacher Receives Youth Leadership Award

by Greg Lederer
When local teenager Danielle Chambrelli started volunteering in Cheshire YMCA last year, the thought of receiving individual accolades wasn’t on her mind.