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A new 11-unit housing development was recently approved for the property at 138 Highland Ave., which currently houses two buildings that are planned to be removed. For more on this story, see an upcoming edition of The Herald.

Father's Day Has Mother's Day To Thank

June 16, 2013 by John Rook

Last month, we celebrated all the moms in our lives.
Today, it's Father's Day—dad's turn.
Though it doesn't eclipse Mother's Day when it comes to card giving (Father's Day is fourth on the list), it is celebrated by sons and daughters all over the nation.
But do you know where Father's Day originated?
Well, it's probably no surprise that Mother's Day gave birth to the first Father's Day.

Plenty To Do This Weekend

June 15, 2013 by John Rook

It's been a rainy few days this past week, but the sun is expected to break through in a big way today.
If you're feeling cooped up inside and need something to do, but don't know what, here are a few events to consider on this busy weekend:

Saturday, June 15

*Special Needs Awareness Day
Cheshire Police
Cheshire Police Department
500 Highland Avenue
9 a.m.

Rossi Honored By Quinnipiac

June 14, 2013 by Special To The ...

SHSNews_Rossiaward_360x250_RossiCindy2012WEB.jpgCindy Rossi, clinical associate professor and senior clinical coordinator of physician assistant studies in the School of Health Sciences at Quinnipiac University, has been recognized for her dedica

Hand To Hand and Arm2Arm Teaming Up For Haiti Fundraiser Tomorrow

June 13, 2013 by Special To The ...

Hand to Hand for Haiti and Arm2Arm are teaming up for an evening of fun, food and fellowship. Join them at Cugino’s Restaurant, 1410 Highland Ave., tomorrow, June 14 for a buffet Italian dinner. Folksinger Gale Gardiner will sing and play autoharp, guitar and piano. Cheshire resident Roseanne Krzanowski will also provide acoustic music.

Bishop Captures First State Open Titles At Yale Pool

At Yale University's Robert J.H. Kiphuth Exhibition Pool, Cheshire High School boys' swim nabbed fifth place (252.5 points) in the State Open final.

Bishop Takes Home Two Class LL Titles, Cheshire Boys' Swim Takes Third Place

At Wesleyan University's Freeman Athletic Center, Cheshire High School boys' swim earned third place (442) in the Class LL final.

CHS Ice Hockey Drops D-II Quarter To Conard, Boys To Swim In Class LL Qualifying On Saturday

In Friday's Division II quarterfinal at Wonderland of Ice in Bridgeport, Cheshire High School ice hockey (ninth seed, 9-11-2) came up short 4-2 against Conard (top, 16-6).

From This Week's Cheshire Herald

Cemetery Plan Approved By Planning And Zoning

by Michael Torelli
After three meetings on the matter, the Cheshire Planning and Zoning Commission approved a special permit application on March 23 to allow a 2,150-plot cemetery to be built at 220 Realty Dr.

DSC_0024_2.JPGFull Steam Ahead: The Community Pool Project Finally On Track

by Michael Torelli
For likely the first time since the collapse of the first bubble, Town officials received news about the Cheshire Community Pool tension membrane project that was not negative.

Battling Back: CHS Grad Recounts Tale Of Addiction And Recovery

by John Rook
For Jack Donahue, it was supposed to be the best of days.

New, Non-Tenured Teachers’ Status In Limbo
Contracts Not Renewed For 30 Faculty Members As Budget Will Determine How Many Are Retained

by Michael Torelli
Approximately 30 employees hired by the Cheshire Board of Education are at risk of being shown the door due to uncertainties regarding the Board’s operating budget request.

SPORTS

Maggie O'Reilly_1.jpgO’Reilly To Join Larson In College Ranks

by Greg Lederer
When senior Maggie O’Reilly joined the Cheshire High School field hockey program four years ago, she had never played the sport or picked up a stick before.

AROUND TOWN

Boot Camp 1.jpgBooting The Boot Camp A Fight Ultimately Lost

Cheshire is recognized for many things. It has what is considered to be one of the best school systems in the state. It is, according to its own motto, the bedding capital of Connecticut, with a rich history of agriculture that lives on to this day.