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The Town Hall building is getting a touch-up thanks to Scholar Painting, with staff scraping away old paint in preparation of slapping on a new coat.

Candidates Forum Set For Tomorrow Night

October 7, 2014 by John Rook

Residents still deciding for whom to vote come Election Day will want to attend the Candidates Forum at Town Hall tomorrow evening. The event, sponsored by the Cheshire-Wallingford League of Women Voters, will pit candidates for state offices against one another in a debate format.

Schools In Lockdown As Police Search For Possibly Armed Man

October 6, 2014 by John Rook

Update 11:01 a.m. : Police have stated that the lockdown at area schools has been lifted.
Police state that they received an unconfirmed report of a man brandishing a firearm near the center of town. A search of the area was conducted and police did not locate anyone matching the description given.

Driscoll To Present Information About Dangers Of Technology

October 6, 2014 by John Rook

The Cheshire Townwide PTA, in conjunction with the Cheshire High School PTO, is sponsoring a presentation by Scott Vriscoll of Internet Safety Concepts on how parents can keep their children and families safe in this age of ever-changing and advancing technology. This presentation is free and parents of all students, from elementary school-aged to high school, are encouraged to attend.

St Peter's Task Force To Hold Forum Tomorrow Morning

October 4, 2014 by John Rook

St. Peter's Diversity Task Force is presenting a series of discussions at their weekly Sunday forums this fall with the intent of opening a dialogue between parishioners and members of the local LGBT community. All members of the Cheshire community are invited to attend.
Future forums/discussions (all on Sundays at 9:30 AM) planned by the Diversity Task Force on LGBT issues include:

Cheshire AL Senior Baseball Rallies To Beat Stratford In Super Regional

On Sunday at Palmer Field in Middletown, Cheshire American Legion Senior baseball (fourth seed, 24-8) came from behind to beat Stratford (third, 25-6) 10-3 in the Super Regional.

Cheshire AL Baseball Teams Earn Split Of State Tournament Action On Saturday

On Saturday, Cheshire American Legion Junior baseball (fourth seed, 23-4) defeated Glastonbury (12th, 15-13) 5-2 at Cheshire High School to reach the 17-U Northern Division Final Four next week.

CHS, Dodd Fall Sports Physicals Are Coming Up

Cheshire High School fall physicals for Marching Band and girls’ sports are planned for Wednesday, Aug. 10.

Cheshire AL Senior Baseball Explodes For Big Win Over Middletown, Sweeps Southern Division Sectional Series

On Thursday at Cheshire High School, Cheshire American Legion Senior baseball (fourth seed, 23-7) used a season-high run total to beat Zone 3 rival Middletown (20th, 10-18) 15-8 and sweep their Southern Division Sectional Series.

Organizers Are Planning For Second Theresa's Battleship 3 vs. 3 Basketball Tournament

The Second Annual Theresa’s Battleship 3 vs. 3 Basketball Tournament is scheduled for Sunday, Aug. 7, at the Cheshire Parks and Recreation Department courts.

Cheshire AL Baseball Teams Win State Games At Home

On Wednesday, Cheshire American Legion baseball won a pair of home games in the state tournament.

Cheshire AL Junior Baseball Wins Big In State Tourney First Round

On Monday at Cheshire High School, Cheshire American Legion Junior baseball (fourth seed, 21-4) defeated Tri-Town (13th, 10-11) 17-0 in the first round of the 17-U state tournament.

Bishop Earns NISCA/Speedo All-American, Boyer Secures Consideration Honor

Last week, Cheshire resident Karl Bishop was announced as a first-time member of the 2015-16 National Interscholastic Swim Coaches Association/Speedo Swimming and Diving All-American Team.

Cheshire AL Senior Baseball Shuts Out Rival In Regular Season Finale

On Friday at Cheshire High School, Cheshire American Legion Senior baseball (21-7) defeated Middletown (9-16) 8-0 in the regular season finale.

Bishop, May Competed In The U.S. Olympic Swim Trials

Representing Cheshire Y/Sea Dog Swim Club, Karl Bishop and David May competed in the U.S. Olympic Trials held June 26 to July 3 at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Nebraska.

Lee Changes Mind On CHS Administrative Job, Will Return To Prior Positions As Coach And Teacher

Dan Lee has chosen to not take the Cheshire High School Assistant Principal job and instead return to his previous positions as boys' basketball and boys' golf head coach, as well as physical education teacher at the school.

From This Week's Cheshire Herald

TOP STORIES

chapman.JPGNot Everyone On Board With Land Purchase

by Michael Torelli
The Cheshire Town Council received some mixed reviews from residents when the potential purchase of a 10-acre parcel of land located directly to the south of Bartlem Park was opened up to public comment.

Milone Proposes $15.8 Million Capital Budget

by Michael Torelli
Town Manager Michael Milone has proposed a five-year capital expenditure plan totaling $59.9 million, $15.8 million of which is earmarked for the current fiscal year.

Montgomery.jpgFull Speed Ahead For Cheshire Native Montgomery

by John Rook
Imagine being told that, in the very near future, you’ll be asked to run, swim, and cycle over great distances without rest or any kind of assistance.

Registrars’ Salaries Raised

by Michael Torelli
The Town of Cheshire’s registrars of voters will be receiving salary increases starting next year.

OPINION

Opinion_111.jpgPutting It In The Voters’ Hands

When it comes to the price of the Chapman property, there’s no question many in town are experiencing sticker shock.

SPORTS

Liz Boyer_2.jpgSwim Stars Earn Honors

by Greg Lederer
When starting his Cheshire High School swim career four years ago, Karl Bishop dreamed of earning the title of All-American.

AROUND TOWN

Cheshire Theatre 2_0.jpgCheshire Cinema: Film Fans Remember Modest Movie Palace

by John Rook
Do you remember the first movie you saw in the theater?