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Tracey Harrington/Cheshire Herald
Select members of the townwide elementary school recorder ensembles performed at the 20th Anniversary Concert for Cheshire Education Foundation last week. Students from virtually ever grade level in Cheshire participated in the event.

Students Safe After School Bus Accident

November 7, 2013 by John Rook

No students were injured after a vehicle clipped a school bus this morning off Route 70.
According to police, a two-car accident occurred around Marion Road at approximately 7 a.m. One of the vehicles involved in the crash also hit a school bus that was on its way to Cheshire High School at the time.

Historic District Commission Looking For New Members

November 7, 2013 by Special To The ...

The Historic District Commission has openings for three commissioners and is seeking three qualified people to serve in alternate positions. Alternates attend all meetings and participate in discussions, but do not vote unless seated in place of an absent commissioner.

List Of Election Night Winners

November 6, 2013 by John Rook

Below is a list of winners from last night's election. Results are not official at this time, but no changes are expected:

Town Council

First District — Republican David Schrumm
Second District — Republican Thomas Ruocco
Third District — Democrat Liz Linehan
Fourth District — Democrat Peter Talbot

Incumbents Dominate District Races

November 5, 2013 by John Rook

It appears very little will change in the Cheshire Town Council.
According to unofficial numbers, all incumbents have won their re-election bid. The only newcomer will be Democrat Liz Linehan, who appears to have beaten Republican Joe Falvey.
Unofficial numbers are below:
First District
Republican David Schrumm 930
Democrat Kristen Selleck 882

Second District

CHS Girls' Soccer Earns Road Win On Saturday

On Saturday, Cheshire High School girls' soccer (3-3-2, 1-1-2 in Housatonic Division) won 2-1 at Joel Barlow (3-2-3).

CHS Cross Country Teams Shine In Nonnewaug Invite, Field Hockey And Girls' Volleyball Earn Road Wins

In Friday's Nonnewaug Invite, Cheshire High School cross country teams both secured medals.

CHS Girls' Volleyball, Soccer Teams Sweep On Thursday

On Thursday, Cheshire High School boys' soccer (7-0, 4-0 in Housatonic Division) remained unbeaten with a 2-1 win at Sheehan (2-2-2, 2-1-1).

Boyer Leads CHS Girls' Swim And Dive Past North Haven, Varsity Slate For Thursday

On Wednesday at Hamden Hall, Cheshire High School girls' swim and dive (4-0) beat North Haven (3-1) 96.5-87.5 to remain unbeaten.

CHS Cross Country Teams Sweep Home Finale, Field Hockey Falls In OT At Rival Lauralton Hall

On Tuesday, Cheshire High School cross country teams went a combined 6-0 in the final home dual meet at Cheshire Park.

Cheshire Soccer Teams Sweep On Monday, Varsity Slate For Tuesday

On Monday, Cheshire High School boys' soccer (6-0, 3-0 in Housatonic Division) came away victorious 4-3 in their road opener at Lyman Hall (2-3-1, 1-1-1).

From This Week's Cheshire Herald


Jump For Joy—Trampoline Park Approved

by Michael Torelli
If you ask your GPS to guide you to the nearest trampoline park, and you find yourself pulling into the House of Doors parking lot, do not fret—you’ve found the right place.

tennis courts.JPGCheshire To Serve Up Refurbished Courts

by Michael Torelli
Tennis aficionados can expect to be served up some new courts at the Cheshire Youth Center, but they will have to wait until next year to play a match.

Candidates Differ On Handling Of Projects

by Michael Torelli
Since the 2013 elections, Town Councilors have progressed with a series of projects for both the Town and Cheshire School District.

Pool_2.JPGOfficials Still Confident Pool Will Be Completed By End Of Year

by Michael Torelli
Many swimmers in Cheshire are eagerly awaiting December of this year, when the Cheshire Community Pool is expected to be reopened after a taxing two-year process to install a cover over the facility.


Opinion_68.jpgMixville Remains Hidden Gem

Mixville Park has a new addition.


Chris Hillburn.jpgRams Unable To Catch Westies

by Greg Lederer
Entering last Friday’s game, Cheshire High School football was aware of the speed element that West Haven would bring to Alumni Field, but containing that quickness proved to be easier said than done.


Atlas.JPGAtlas Honored To Assist At Papal Mass In D.C.

by Michael Torelli
Cheshire High School graduate Nickolas Atlas always had a religious upbringing, most commonly provided by his mother and maternal grandmother.