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Cousins Gwen White and Faith Beyerle shared their earnings after a neighborhood Easter egg hunt Thursday afternoon.

The Big Dig: Reflecting On A Summer Of Archaeological Discovery

August 15, 2011 by Special To The ...

The Big Dig: Reflecting On A Summer Of Archaeological Discovery

I'm back home now. The traveler's homecoming is always bittersweet, wavering between the throbbing, insistent pulse of things undone, places unseen and the sweet, soothing rhythms of home.

Local Students Get Inside Look At Police Academy Training

August 14, 2011 by Greg Lederer

At the start of State Police-American Legion Youth Week, Cheshire High School senior John O'Reilly expected a classroom setting. In actuality, the only time he sat down at a desk was on the morning of Graduation Day.

McKenney To Throw Hat Into Ring For Council Seat

August 13, 2011 by John Rook

The Town Republican and Democratic committees might have already announced their slate of candidates for the upcoming election, but that doesn't mean the field has been officially set.
Joining them this November on the ballot will be James McKenney, who, as of now, will be running as an Independent.

Town Mulls Energy Contracting Program

August 11, 2011 by Josh Morgan

The Town of Cheshire is slowly delving into relatively new territory as it continues to explore the idea of performance contracting for its buildings.

Turf, Track Project Gets Final "OK" From Town Council

August 10, 2011 by Josh Morgan

The Town Council approved the turf field and track replacement projects on Tuesday night, meaning ground could be broken in the coming weeks.
A site meeting is planned for this morning, August 10, and the contracts should be signed before the end of the week. With a 6-3 affirmative vote from the Council, both projects now are able to move forward after years of discussion.

Student Physicals Must Be Completed Before Opening Of School

August 9, 2011 by Special To The ...

Cheshire students entering pre-K and kindergarten are required by state law to have a complete physical exam within one year prior to school entry. The Yellow Health Assessment form for pre-K and the Blue Health Assessment form for kindergarten must be submitted to the school nurse prior to entry. This exam must include required state immunizations.

CHS Varsity Slate For Monday

Monday's Cheshire High School varsity slate:

Baseball Continues Hot Streak, Girls' Lacrosse Pulls Away At Amity

On Saturday, Cheshire High School baseball (4-2, 2-0 in Housatonic Division) secured its fourth win in a row 7-3 at Branford (2-3).

CHS Teams Sweep On Thursday

On Thursday, Cheshire High School boys' lacrosse (1-3) ran off 11 straight goals in earning their first win 16-2 over Branford (1-3).

CHS Boys' V-Ball And Tennis Teams Earn Wins, Girls' LAX And Tennis Come Up Short

Cheshire High School boys' volleyball (3-0) stayed unbeaten on Wednesday, sweeping Masuk (1-2) 3-0 by scores of 25-19, 25-10, and 25-19.

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.

From This Week's Cheshire Herald

Smart Bus.JPGSchool Bus Cameras Gain Approval

by Michael Torelli
Motorists traveling in Cheshire ought to think twice before passing a school bus with the stop arm out and red lights flashing. If they don’t, it could cost them as much as $450.

Bond Ratings Remain High For Cheshire

by Michael Torelli
The Town of Cheshire recently received good news from two agencies concerning its high-level bond ratings.
Both Fitch Ratings and Moody’s Investor Service released their scores for Cheshire on April 4.

World Lab.JPGCheshire High Making Foreign Languages A Priority

by Michael Torelli
In the Psychology Today article “Life as a Bilingual,” author Francois Grosjean, Ph.D., estimated that approximately 20 percent of citizens in the United States are fluent in two different languages.

New Concussion Clinic Hopes To Stave Off Serious Athletic Injuries

by Michael Torelli
Concussions have become a hot topic in professional sports in recent years, but it’s easy to forget that high school athletes are just as susceptible to the dangerous brain trauma.

OPINION

Opinion_3.jpgCL&P Between Rock And Hard Place

It’s hard to sympathize with a company like Connecticut Light and Power, especially when the memories of days without power, after several storms over the last few years, remain fresh in our minds.
However, one does get the sense that the power company is stuck between a rock and a hard place when it comes to its current tree-trimming program.

SPORTS

Dutchyshyn 5.jpgGirls’ Lacrosse Starts Fast, Beats Conard

by Greg Lederer
With five girls making their first varsity start in last Saturday’s opener, Cheshire High School girls’ lacrosse head coach Dan Warburton felt it was important to build momentum early against Conard (West Hartford).

AROUND TOWN

05_2.jpgOn Your Mark, Get Set, GO!

by John Rook
For some large community events, it can take years for them to weave into the fabric of the community.
Time is needed and word of mouth necessary to grow something from a seedling into a fully-blossomed activity attended and anticipated by most in town.