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Michael Torelli/Cheshire Herald
Students at Cheshire High School interested in learning the Italian language are getting their chance this year. To find out more about CHS' newest offering, see an upcoming edition of The Herald.

Town’s Website More User Friendly After Recent Facelift

July 14, 2011 by John Rook

Technology is constantly advancing and the hub of all of it seems to be the Internet.
There was a time when only large corporations would have elegant looking, high-tech websites from which to spread their message. Now, seemingly every sixth-grader with something to say has a personal site with images, video, links, and a search engine.

Pool Bubble Process Sped Up

July 13, 2011 by John Rook

The Cheshire Town Council approved a motion Tuesday night that will allow the Town to negotiate directly with a vendor to develop and install a new Cheshire Community Pool protective covering, rather than putting the work out to bid.
The motion, Councilors hope, will cut significant time off the process through which the pool bubble can be fabricated and erected over the Town's facility.

Residents Turn Out To Protest Planned South Main Street Development

July 12, 2011 by John Rook

Developer Paul Bowman wants to revamp one historic building, reconstruct another, and turn an unused area off of South Main Street into a large mixed use development that would include retail, restaurant, residential, and office space.
On Monday night, residents in the immediate area said not so fast.

State Closing Enfield Prison, Moving More Than 300 Inmates To Cheshire Facility

July 11, 2011 by John Rook

Cheshire Correctional Institution will see an influx of more than 300 inmates in the near future as the state moves prisoners from an Enfield facility that has been tapped for closure.

Cheshire Farm Sanctuary Aims To Heal The Body And Soul

July 10, 2011 by John Rook

When Cheshire resident Clare Aliberti sold her show horse, Jazz, to a women looking to breed, the large animal was regal and in perfect condition.
Eight years later, when Aliberti received a phone call asking if she would like to take Jazz back, she assumed the horse would be much as she had last left her.
She was wrong.

Do You Have The Golden Ticket? CYT Presenting Willy Wonka

July 9, 2011 by Special To The ...

by Melanie Rovinsky
Special to the Herald

For four days in mid-July, Cheshire High School’s auditorium will be transformed into the whimsical world of Willy Wonka, as the town’s youth theater group takes the stage in their rendition of Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

CHS Football Hosting Scrimmage On Labor Day

On Monday, Cheshire High School football hosts Windsor for a scrimmage at 10:30 a.m.

Jordan, Duglenski Transitioning To College Basketball

After graduating from Cheshire High School in June, two former basketball players are playing at the next level.

CHS Football Scrimmages For The First Time On Wednesday

On Wednesday, Cheshire High School football played their first scrimmage against Holy Cross and Trumbull at Alumni Field.

CHS Sports Begin Fall Practice

Cheshire High School cross country, field hockey, soccer, girls' swim and dive, and girls' volleyball opened fall pre-season on Saturday.

CJF Hosted Pre-season Jamboree On Saturday

Cheshire Junior Football is preparing for the 2014 season!

From This Week's Cheshire Herald

Council Chips In For Plant
Contractor’s Mistake Requires Town Appropriation

by Michael Torelli
The Town of Cheshire was recently required to front a supplemental appropriation of $25,000 because of problems at the Wastewater Treatment Plant.

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A Touch Of Magic Comes To Cheshire Library

by Michael Torelli
Cards, paper clips, rope, rubber bands, and strings littered the Mary Baldwin Room at Cheshire Public Library late last week.

Trail Parking Lot Approved

by Michael Torelli
Life promises to become easier for those looking to take advantage of the Cheshire Farmington Canal Heritage Trail, as five acres of land on Jarvis Street will soon be turned into a 74-space parking lot.

Grange.JPGGrange Fair Celebrates 130 Years In Style

by Michael Torelli
The sounds of goats and aroma of country cooking filled the air this past weekend, as the 130th Annual Cheshire Grange Community Fair commenced.

OPINION

Opinion_19.jpgBartlem Parking A Safety Issue

Cheshire Parks and Recreation Director Bob Ceccolini has it right when he says that the situation at Bartlem Park just isn’t fair. While some students have been forking over a tidy sum for the right to park at Bartlem, others have simply been cherry-picking open spots near the Community Pool or Yellow House, free of charge (see page 2 for story).

SPORTS

Collin Jordan_4.jpgJordan To Take Court At ECSU

by Greg Lederer
For the last four seasons, Collin Jordan was a fixture in the Cheshire High School boys’ basketball lineup.

AROUND TOWN

Leo.JPGVersatility Key To Leo Lavallee’s Musical Success

by John Rook
There are certain things that tie musicians to their music.