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Creamery Road bridge has reopened to the public after being overhauled throughout the summer.

Cheshire Football Earns First Win In A Big Way

September 21, 2013 by Greg Lederer

In Friday's home opener at Alumni Field, Cheshire High School football (1-1) earned their first win 47-7 against Lyman Hall (0-2). The Rams had a 40-0 advantage at halftime. Scoring summary:
First Quarter
10-yard touchdown by junior Jack Cunningham (10:54) 7-0, CHS
Point after touchdown from sophomore Matt D'Andrea was good

Trolley Tour Of Cheshire Street On Tap For Next Weekend

September 21, 2013 by John Rook

The first ever trolley tour of historic Cheshire will take place on Sunday, Sept. 29. Organized by the Cheshire Historical Society and the Cheshire Historic District Commission, the tour will explore the Cheshire Street area of town. There will be three 90-minute narrated tours on a comfortable trolley (bus).

School District Gets Portion Of State Grant To Help With Security

September 20, 2013 by John Rook

The shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School last December still loom like a dark cloud over all school districts in Connecticut.
Since then, administrators have been looking for ways to beef up security around school buildings.
In Cheshire, certain steps have been taken already, such as a check-in desk in the front lobby of Cheshire High School and security cameras.

Meet Democratic Candidates This Weekend

September 19, 2013 by Special To The ...

The Cheshire Democratic Party will hold an open house at its headquarters located at 314 West Main St. (formerly Pink Petunia) this Saturday, Sept. 21, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. All are invited to meet the Democratic candidates running for Town Council, Board of Education, Planning and Zoning, Zoning Board of Appeals, Board of Tax Assessment Review, and Constables. Be informed when voting on Nov.

Cheshire Football Opens Up Pre-season Camp, Will Practice With Berlin On Thursday

Cheshire High School football opened fall practice last Friday.

CHS Teams Start Practice For 2015 Season

Cheshire High School boys' and girls' cross country, field hockey, boys' and girls' soccer, girls' swim and dive, and girls' volleyball teams begin the fall pre-season on Thursday.

From This Week's Cheshire Herald

TOP STORIES

Council Approves $54.25 Million Capital Budget
Voters Will Determine Fate Of Six Items At Referendum In November

by Michael Torelli
Town Councilors unanimously approved a $54.25 million five-year capital expenditure plan Tuesday night, of which $10.60 million was allocated for the current fiscal year.

Fortier.JPGCara Fortier Blazing A Trail At Cheshire Police Department

by Michael Torelli
As far back as she could remember, Cara Fortier always wanted to be a police officer.

Review Board Making An Early Impact

by Michael Torelli
Though they have only held a few meetings since initially being formed last spring, the nine-member Juvenile Review Board has served its purpose of providing Cheshire’s youth an option other than the juvenile justice system when faced with a first-time offense.

Barnum.JPGPortion Of Route 10 To Be Renamed In Honor Of Local Heroes

by Michael Torelli
It is not often that a community can say that two of its residents have been honored with the most prestigious military recognition possible.

OPINION

Opinion_63.jpgMake A Decision On CHS Facility

It seems that there is consensus among most on the Cheshire Town Council that the concession stand/bathroom facility at the Maclary Athletic Complex behind Cheshire High School needs extensive work.

SPORTS

RJ Oris_0.jpgCHS Football Is Reloading

by Greg Lederer
Cheshire High School football enjoyed a resurgence last fall, securing their best win total (8-3) since winning the Class LL title in 2009. For the first time in six years, Cheshire was Southern Connecticut Division I East Champion (3-1), sharing the crown with Notre Dame-West Haven.

AROUND TOWN

Petty Crimes And Misdemeanors

by John Rook
Cheshire has had no shortage of gruesome crimes throughout its history.