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Michael Torelli/Cheshire Herald
It wasn't hard for young Grant Filek to find some pumpkins bigger than him at PumpkinFest over the weekend. The two-day event attracted quite a crowd as families turned out to enjoy some food and fun.

Big Night For Incumbents; Fourth District Still Undecided

November 9, 2011 by John Rook

Voters weren't interested in change Tuesday night, as the majority of seats for the Cheshire Town Council and Board of Education were won by incumbents.

Updated 10:30 p.m.: Unofficial Results Of 2011 Election

November 9, 2011 by John Rook

Below are the unofficial results of the 2011 election. The Cheshire Herald will update with official results when they become available, and all results, along with a recap of the election, can be seen in Thursday's Cheshire Herald:

Town Council

First District Winner - Republican David Schrumm (note: Schrumm ran unopposed)

Second District Winner - Republican Tom Ruocco

It's Election Day - Don't Forget Your Polling Places

November 8, 2011 by John Rook

It's Election Day 2011. Voters will go to the polls throughout the course of today to cast their ballot for candidates running for the Cheshire Town Council, Board of Education, Planning and Zoning Commission, and numerous other positions. As a reminder, each district's polling location is listed below. Polls will be open until 8 p.m. tonight.

Town Accepting Debris From Storm At Three Locations: Will Announce Collection Plan Later This Week

November 7, 2011 by John Rook

The Autumn Nor'easter has left Cheshire residents with the task of trying to figure out exactly what to do with the numerous branches and tree limbs that came down during the storm.

Editor's Notebook: CL&P COO Butler Doesn't Do Company Any Favors

November 6, 2011 by John Rook

Feeding frenzies are usually most closely associated with sharks.
Throw some rather bloody food in the water and, if there are multiple sharks in the area, they will eventually descend on the tasty treats and chew everything up in record time.
Well, right about now, Connecticut Light and Power COO Jeffrey Butler must feel like a leg of lamb thrown into the middle of the Pacific Ocean.

Learn About Battling Cholesterol At The Library Next Week

November 5, 2011 by Special To The ...

Cholesterol will be the focus of a free presentation by Dr. Veronica Waks, N.D. at the Cheshire Public Library on Thursday, Nov. 10, at 7 P.M.

CHS Varsity Slate For Monday

Monday's Cheshire High School varsity schedule:

CHS Football Rides Big Second Half to 6-0 Record

Cheshire High School held just a 15-13 lead going to halftime on Friday, but they posted a shut out in the second half and won 36-13 at Hamden (2-4).

CHS Girls Sweep On Friday, Boys' Soccer Falls At Lyman Hall

On Friday, Cheshire High School girls' volleyball (16-0, 7-0 in Housatonic Division) beat Shelton (6-11, 0-6) 3-0.

Murray Earns Second At SCC X-C Meet, Freshmen Pace Girls' Team

On Friday, CHS cross country competed in the Southern Connecticut Conference Championship at Hammonasset Beach State Park in Madison.

CHS Girls' Swim And Dive Stays Perfect In Branford

On Thursday, Cheshire High School girls' swim and dive (10-0) posted a 95-86 victory against host Branford (5-6) at Walsh Intermediate School.

From This Week's Cheshire Herald

candidates.jpgBattle Lines Are Drawn
Candidates Square Off During Forum

by John Rook
Political campaigns are defined by differences between two candidates, and those differences were certainly on display last week in Cheshire.

Start Time Changes Discussed By District

by Michael Torelli
All who have gone to high school can likely remember the groggy mornings and hitting snooze on their alarm clocks.

cell tower.JPGResidents Have Their Say On Tower

by Michael Torelli
A mixture of opinions were offered by residents recently, who filled Town Hall to speak both in favor of and in opposition to the planned 180-foot cell tower on Cheshire Street.

Stark Differences On Term Limits, Economics Define Race For 90th

by Michael Torelli
The race for the Connecticut House of Representatives 90th District seat pits a 30-year politician against a newcomer who has been railing against “career politics” and promoting the need to reassess how districts acquire state funding.

OPINION

Opinion_25.jpgNeed For Tower Exists In Town

It’s understandable that residents in the vicinity of Cheshire’s Wastewater Treatment Plant are hesitant to throw their support behind a new plan that would see a 180-foot cell tower erected in the area.

SPORTS

Colin Thorne_0.jpgCheshire Football Tames Tigers At The Surf Club

by Greg Lederer
Cheshire High School football was aware of the challenge they would face last Friday against Daniel Hand. They hadn’t beaten the host Tigers since 2009 nor had they won at Madison’s Surf Club in five years.

AROUND TOWN

backyard.JPGBackyard Theater Ensemble Makes Mark At Festival

by John Rook
The Backyard Theater Ensemble was begun three years ago by a group of young Cheshire thespians who wanted to keep their acting chops sharp.


 

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