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The Cheshire Half Marathon/5K has become one of the biggest yearly events in town, and it might be expanding in a big way come next year. For more, see this week's Cheshire Herald.

Council Approves $105 Million Budget

April 15, 2015 by John Rook

The Cheshire Town Council approved what members described as a middle ground budget on Tuesday evening, approving what amounts to $2.3 million in new spending and a total operating budget of a little more than $105 million for the next fiscal year.
The Council actually approved approximately $3 million in spending, but some of that was offset by a $900,000 in debt services.

Author To Speak About Book At Waverly On Friday

April 14, 2015 by Special To The ...

Author Casey Morley will be at The Waverly Restaurant, 286 Maple Ave., this Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. to discuss her new book "Crawling Out: One Woman's Journey to an Empowered Life after Breaking the Cycle of Abuse No One Should Have to Endure."

Have Some Fun With Parks And Rec This Week

April 13, 2015 by Special To The ...

School might be out this week, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t something to do around town.
As has become tradition, the Cheshire Parks and Recreation Department has several activities planned for students looking to fill the hours of their spring vacation.
There are three fun-filled events planned for tomorrow through Thursday:

Memorial Day Parade Looking To Honor Veterans

April 12, 2015 by Special To The ...

This year, Cheshire's Annual Memorial Day parade, scheduled for Sunday, May, will be honoring veterans of World War II.

CHS Track And Field Competes Regionally On Saturday, Cheshire Boys' Rugby Falls In State Final, Ram Jam Set For Sunday

On Saturday, Cheshire High School outdoor track and field athletes participated in New England Championship at Thornton Academy (Saco, Maine).

CHS Softball And Cheshire Boys' Rugby Competing For State Title On Saturday, CHS Track and Field Athletes Going To Regionals

On Saturday, Cheshire High School softball (second seed, program-best 23-2) seeks to win their first Class LL title against top-seeded Southington (23-0) at DeLuca Field.

Cheshire Soccer Club Shines In CIT At Quinnipiac Park

Last weekend, Cheshire Soccer Club enjoyed a strong showing in the Connecticut Invitational Tournament at Quinnipiac Park.

CHS Softball Shuts Out Darien In Class LL Semis, Advances To Saturday's Final Against Southington

In Wednesday's Class LL semifinals, Cheshire High School softball (second seed, 23-2) shut out Darien (third, 21-4) 4-0 at DeLuca Field in Stratford.

Skibitcky And Fusco Medal In State Open Track And Field, Boys' Golfers Compete In D-I Open, Softball To Play In LL Semis

On Monday, Cheshire High School outdoor track and field athletes shined in the State Open at Willowbrook Park in New Britain.

From This Week's Cheshire Herald

Pool Costs To Rise As Project Slogs Along
Officials Now Expect An End-Of-Year Completion Date

by Michael Torelli
Town Councilors recently discovered that the Town could be in the deep end due to constant delays concerning the Cheshire Community Pool project, which now has a year-end completion date.

war monument.JPGAn Old Cheshire Monument Expected To Get New Life Next Year

by Michael Torelli
This year marks the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War, a conflict that, had the Union lost, would have resulted in two separate nations.

Going Full Steam Ahead?
Half Marathon Could Expand Next Year

by Michael Torelli
A local nonprofit is looking to go to the distance for its fifth year by introducing a full marathon to Cheshire streets, if Town officials give it the OK.

PaulTOY1415.jpgTeacher Spotlight: Paul Imparts Her Passion For Reading To Students

by John Rook
When Cheshire resident and Southington High School literary specialist Jennifer Paul was paid an unexpected visit while teaching last year, her reaction was probably similar to one common among her students.

OPINION

Opinion_56.jpgDon’t Dismiss The Founders

It has become trendy to view America’s Founding Fathers through the prism of their many imperfections.

SPORTS

Waldron 3.jpgCheshire Seniors Bounce Back On Diamond

by Greg Lederer
The Cheshire American Legion Senior baseball team has enjoyed a fast start to the summer season, winning their first 12 games.

AROUND TOWN

Forgotten Files.jpgA Victorian Tale Of Infidelity And Murder

by John Rook
For much of its history, Cheshire has been the picture of a small, serene New England suburban community.