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Preview of coming attractions? Two years ago, Blizzard Nemo dumped nearly three feet of snow on parts of Connecticut, including Cheshire, leaving many trapped in their homes for days as crews worked as quickly as possible to clear roads. Beginning today, another major storm is expected to hit and produce blizzard conditions, with Cheshire in line to get more than 20 inches of snow by the time it ends late Tuesday night or early Wednesday morning. For any latest information about the storm of closings, check back to our website.

Check Out The Easter Coloring Contest Entries

April 18, 2013 by John Rook

Untitled-3.jpgIf you or your child submitted an entry for The Cheshire Herald's annual Easter Coloring Contest this year, make sure to check out our entry page here on the website. You'll find all the entries, with the names of the young artists underneath.

Touch A Truck This Morning

April 18, 2013 by John Rook

Are you a fan of big rigs?
If you are, you'll want to head over to Bartlem Park this morning as Cheshire Parks and Recreation will once again be holding their Touch A Truck event.

St. Peter's Choristers To Hold Concert

April 16, 2013 by Special To The ...

On Friday, April 26 at 7:30 p.m., St. Peter's Church will host a joint Spring Concert featuring the St. Peter's Choristers and the Elm City Girls' Choir, Senior and Advanced Academy Divisions. The concert will present choral music from diverse sources including folk, sacred, popular, ethnic, and gospel music.

Builders Brigade Today At Library

April 15, 2013 by Josh Morgan

With Cheshire Public Schools closed this week for Spring Break, the Cheshire Public Library is hosting The Builders Brigade today, April 15, at a special time.
Stop by the Library at 2 p.m. to create a variety of things with Legos and Mega blocks. No registration is required for the hour-long event, held in the Mary Baldwin Room.

CHS Ice Hockey Rallies By Host Indians, Basketball Teams Earn Sweep

On Friday, Cheshire High School ice hockey (6-5-1) scored five straight goals to defeat host North Haven (2-5-1) 5-2 at Northford Ice Pavilion.

CHS Skiing Fares Well In Second Meet, Wrestling And Girls' Ice Hockey Drop Contests

On Wednesday, the Cheshire High School ski teams competed in their second meet at Mount Southington.

CHS Boys' Swim And Dive Stays Unbeaten, B-Ball Teams Sweep Shelton, Wednesday's Varsity Slate

On Tuesday, Cheshire High School boys' swim and dive (3-0) came away victorious 99-79 at Hamden (4-2).

Barile Takes Bronze In New Milford, Ice Hockey Drops Overtime Thriller, Lady Skaters Win At Home

Cheshire High School junior wrestlers produced a strong showing in Saturday's New Milford Tournament.

From This Week's Cheshire Herald

Board Approves $70 Million Budget
Members Tack More Than $500,000 Onto Superintendent’s Original Recommendation

by Michael Torelli
The Cheshire Board of Education unanimously approved Superintendent of Schools Dr. Greg Florio’s budget proposal last night, but with some additional changes.

swimming.jpgMeeting The Needs Of Cheshire Swimmers

by Michael Torelli
Cheshire Aquatics Director Sheila Adams has proven that, even though the Community Pool is closed indefinitely, you cannot keep her out of the water.

Where’s The Ladder Truck?
Some Question Delay In Purchasing New Fire Truck

by Michael Torelli
Taxpayers in Cheshire approved a $1.08 million referendum question last November which provided the Cheshire Fire Department with enough funding to purchase a new aerial ladder truck.

CHS Heating Pipe_0.JPGCold Winter Weather Has Caused Problems At School Buildings

by Michael Torelli
Last week’s cold snap resulted in the Cheshire School District having to shell out a few dollars for repairs for burst pipes and boiler issues.

OPINION

Opinion_38.jpgPatience Needed When It Comes To Ladder Truck

Government, whether at the local, state, or federal level, oftentimes gives its citizens plenty of reason for frustration.

SPORTS

Heath Post.jpgCHS Earns Key Division Victory

by Greg Lederer
On Tuesday, Cheshire High School boys’ basketball (7-3, 4-0 in Housatonic Division) rode a fast start into a 72-66 win at Shelton. Both teams entered unbeaten in the division.

pittsley.JPGJube Road Journeys Through Cheshire’s Lesser Known Past

by Michael Torelli
As a fourth-generation resident of Cheshire, Christine Pittsley always had an interest in her hometown—a quintessential farming community that traces its founding back to the 1700s.