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A Cheshire resident found this cat on the court at Copper Valley Swim and Tennis Club (1235 Wolf Hill Rd.) on Thursday, Jan. 12. Anyone with information on who may own the cat is asked to contact (860) 836-2526.

BREAKING NEWS: SCC Swim Final Moved To Friday

March 5, 2015 by Greg Lederer

Due to winter weather on Thursday, Cheshire High School boys won't swim in the Southern Connecticut Conference final until Friday at Southern Connecticut State University. The new start time is 4 p.m.

Riordan, Shea To Speak At United Methodist Church

March 5, 2015 by Special To The ...

Irishwoman Mags Riordan, founder of the Billy Riordan Memorial Clinic in the African nation of Malawi, and Massachusetts author Suzanne Strempek Shea, author of the book "This Is Paradise: An Irish Mother's Grief, an African Village's Plight and the Medical Clinic That Brought Fresh Hope to Both," about Riordan and her work, will speak on Thursday, March 19, at the Cheshire United Methodist Church

Cheshire Schools Delayed Once Again

March 4, 2015 by John Rook

For the second time in three days, Cheshire is responding to inclement weather and a difficult morning commute.
After another winter storm produced snow, freezing rain, and now, just rain, Cheshire Public Schools and St. Bridget School have once again decided to delay opening by 90 minutes. The Cheshire Senior Center and YMCA have announced that all morning activities have been cancelled.

BREAKING NEWS: CHS Varsity Action For Tuesday Has Been Postponed

March 3, 2015 by Greg Lederer

Tuesday's Cheshire High School varsity sports list of postponements:
Skiing
No make-up date has been set yet for the Connecticut Interscholastic Ski League Open at Mount Southington. CHS boys and girls will both race in the meet. Check back for more updates.
Boys' Swim and Dive

CHS Boys' Swim And Dive Stays Unbeaten On Tuesday, Basketball Teams Split, Varsity Slate for Wednesday

On Tuesday, Cheshire High School boys' swim and dive (6-0) came away victorious 105-78 over Notre Dame-West Haven (5-1) in a match-up of unbeaten teams at Cheshire Community Pool.

CHS Ice Hockey Drops Road Game To South Windsor on Monday, Varsity Slate for Tuesday

On Monday, Cheshire High School ice hockey (3-6) fell 4-3 to South Windsor (4-4) in overtime at South Windsor Arena.

Black Pins To Win Wrestling Crown On Saturday, CHS Ice Hockey Teams Drop Road Games

On Saturday, Cheshire High School wrestling senior captain Sean Black earned first place (3-0) in the Casey Yates Invite at Windham Tech.

CHS Basketball Teams Come Up Short On Friday, Varsity Slate For Saturday

On Friday, Cheshire High School girls' basketball (2-8, 0-3 in Housatonic Division) fell 41-35 to Career Magnet (8-1, 4-0).

CHS Ice Hockey Teams Come Up Short On Thursday, Varsity Slate For Friday

On Thursday, Cheshire High School ice hockey (3-4) came up short 6-3 against defending Southern Connecticut Conference/South West Conference Division II Champion North Branford (4-2) at Wesleyan University.

CHS B-Ball Teams Split On Wednesday, Ski Squads Shine, Varsity Slate For Thursday

On Wednesday, Cheshire High School boys' basketball (3-5, 0-1 in Hammonasset Division) beat Daniel Hand (0-8) by a score of 59-53.

CHS Boys' Swim And Dive Remains Unbeaten On Tuesday, Skaters And Wrestlers Drop Road Contests

On Tuesday, Cheshire High School boys' swim and dive (5-0) held off Daniel Hand (4-1) 97-88 in a match-up of undefeated teams.

CHS Basketball Teams Come Up Short On Monday, Varsity Slate For Tuesday

On Monday, Cheshire High School boys' basketball (2-5, 0-1) came up short 61-52 against Xavier (3-3, 1-0) in the Hammonasset Division opener.

CHS Boys' Swim And Dive And Boys' Basketball Teams Win On Friday, Girls' Ice Hockey Squad Falls To Hand In OT

On Friday, Cheshire High School boys' swim and dive (4-0) defeated Lyman Hall/Coginchaug Co-Op (0-2) 99-76 at Cheshire Community Pool.

CHS Ice Hockey Teams Sweep On Wednesday, Skiers Open New Season, Wrestling Squad Comes Up Short At Branford

On Wednesday, Cheshire High School skiing kicked off the year at Mount Southington.

CHS Girls' Basketball And Boys' Swim Team Earn Victories On Tuesday, Cheshire Boys' Basketball Falls At Amity

On Tuesday, Cheshire High School girls' basketball (2-5) won their first home game 53-49 over Jonathan Law (1-6).

CHS Ice Hockey Falls To Yellow Jackets On Monday, Varsity Slate For Tuesday

On Monday, Cheshire High School ice hockey (2-2) came up short 4-1 against East Haven (4-0) at Wesleyan University.

CHS Basketball Teams Split Against Southington on Friday

On Friday, Cheshire High School boys' basketball (1-3) beat Southington (0-3) 45-27 to secure their first win of the season.

CHS Girls' Basketball Earns First Win For Vieira, Ice Hockey Teams Drop Road Games On Wednesday

On Wednesday, Cheshire High School girls' basketball (1-4) posted a 48-43 win at New Britain (3-3).

From This Week's Cheshire Herald

TOP STORIES

Solan Asks For 2.07 Percent Increase
Request Is Lowest In Over A Decade

by Michael Torelli
Superintendent of Schools Jeff Solan has called for a $70.83 million operating budget for the 2017-18 fiscal year, which he said will allow the Cheshire School District to remain progressive while being fiscally responsible.

Teachers Union Contract Headed To Arbitration After Council Rejects Deal

by Michael Torelli
Cheshire Town Councilors unanimously rejected the proposed contract between the Board of Education and the teacher’s union on Tuesday evening, sending the matter to arbitration.

Cold Water Rescue Training 1_0.jpegFire Department Trains For Frigid Conditions In Case Of Water Rescue

by Michael Torelli
Firefighters were recently called to Mixville Park to brave the frigid, icy water conditions of the pond to save an individual who had fallen in.

Superior Court Judge Rules Against PZC

by Michael Torelli
A subdivision on Coleman Road is no longer going to be built after a Superior Court judge declared that the Planning and Zoning Commission illegally approved the developer’s application.

OPINION

Opinion_136.jpgNot The Time For Any Salary Increases

There are some recent signs that Cheshire Town officials understand Connecticut’s dire economic straits.

SPORTS

Joe Cannata.jpgCHS Boys Defeat Hand In The Pool

by Greg Lederer
Cheshire High School boys’ swim and dive faced a tough challenge on Tuesday at Cheshire Community Pool.

AROUND TOWN

VBS Mirebelais.JPGHelping Haiti From Home

by Michael Torelli
Sometimes one does not need to travel far to help individuals in another country.