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Michael Torelli/Cheshire Herald
Lukas Fracasso-Verner is a talented billiards players, and he is taking his skills to a very special place. Top learn more about what Fracasso-Verner has planned, see this week's edition of The Cheshire Herald.

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

November 5, 2013 by John Rook

Election Day 2013 is upon us.
During the course of the day, Cheshire voters will head to the polls to pick new municipal leaders and decide important referendum questions. But, in order to vote, you have to know where you're going first.
Below is a list of the different polling places around town and the districts to which they correspond:

District One
Cheshire High School

List of All Candidates Running In This Year's Municipal Election

November 3, 2013 by John Rook

Election Day is this coming Tuesday. Know who is on the ballot before you head off to your polling stations.

Town Council

First District

Republican David Schrumm (incumbent)
Democrat Kristen Selleck

Second District

Republican Thomas Ruocco (incumbent)
Democrat Matt Bowman

Third District

Republican Joseph Falvey

Computer Novice? Learn The Ropes At The Library

November 2, 2013 by Special To The ...

Cheshire Public Library offers one-on-one computer instruction for adult novices. Sessions are for up to one hour and must be arranged by appointment only. Topics include: Basic Internet, basic computer, and registering for an email account. Appointments are available at 2 or 3 p.m. on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, and at 1 p.m. on Thursdays.

Sample Ballots For Tuesday's Election

November 1, 2013 by John Rook

On Tuesday, voters will head to the polls and choose who will represent them on the Town Council, as well as numerous boards and commissions. Below you'll find sample ballots for the different voting districts.
(Editor's Note: In Thursday's edition of The Herald, the sample ballots for District Two and Four were mislabeled and should be reversed.)

Pierpont Posts OT Game-Winner For CHS Field Hockey, Girls' Volleyball To Host Mercy On Wednesday

In overtime on Tuesday, Cheshire High School field hockey (5-2-1-1) picked up a 1-0 victory at Branford (4-2-0-1).

CHS Girls' Swim And Dive And Boys' Soccer Stay Unbeaten On Monday, Volleyball Extends Win Streak

On Monday, Cheshire High School girls' swim and dive earned a 97-73 victory over Mercy (2-5) at Hamden Hall.

CJF Fourth Grade Reaches 3-1, Sunday's Schedule

Last Sunday, Cheshire Junior Football fourth grade (3-1) posted a 26-0 shutout of host Wallingford.

CA Football Wins Home Opener

In Saturday's home opener, Cheshire Academy football (1-1) picked up their first win 42-14 over Avon Od Farms School.

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.

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.