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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.

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.

Town Participating In National Public Lands Day

September 17, 2013 by Special To The ...

Cheshire is participating in the 20-year anniversary of National Public Lands Day with a public land cleanup of the town owned DeDominicis open space property.

LaTorraca Blood Drive This Weekend

September 16, 2013 by Special To The ...

St. Bridget School will once again serve as host for the annual Nicholas LaTorraca Memorial Blood Drive. The event will be held this Saturday, Sept. 21, from 8 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. at St. Bridget School, 171 Main St. The blood drive is in remembrance of Nicholas LaTorraca, a St. Bridget School student who, in 2010, died at the age of 15 from Rhabdomyasarcoma.

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.

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.