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Members of the Cheshire Police Department enjoyed a Thanksgiving feast on Nov. 23 that was provided by the volunteer efforts of Calvary Life Family Worship Center. For more on this story, see an upcoming edition of The Cheshire Herald.

RepublicansAppear On Their Way To Clear Victory In At-Large Bids

November 5, 2013 by John Rook

Republicans appear on their way to a big victory Tuesday night as initial vote tallies have four of the top five vote getters as members of the GOP. Unofficial numbers below.

Republican Tim Slocum 3,694
Republican Robert Oris 3,533
Republican Sylvia Nichols 3,521
Democrat Patti Flynn-Harris 3,424
Republican James Sima 3,340
Democrat Michael Ecke 3,315

Early Election Returns Show Ruocco In Second District Lead

November 5, 2013 by John Rook

Polling stations around Cheshire are in early stages of tabulating votes, however, in the Second District, it appears incumbent Republican Councilor Thomas Ruocco has opened up a commanding lead over challenger Democrat Matt Bowman.
Early unofficial numbers have Ruocco up by a 1053 to 787 vote count.
Continue checking back as The Herald updates early election results.

Check Back Tonight For Election Coverage

November 5, 2013 by John Rook

The polls close at 8 p.m. and The Cheshire Herald will be there when the winners are announced.
Check back tonight and tomorrow morning for updates on preliminary vote counts and a list of who will be representing residents moving forward.

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

CHS Field Hockey Comes Up Short Against Wilton In L Final Thriller, Local Swimmers Compete In The State Open

In Saturday's Class L final at Wethersfield, Cheshire High School field hockey (fifth seed, 15-3-2-2) came up short 1-0 against Wilton (sixth, 18-5) in overtime.

CA Girls' Volleyball Outlasts Winchendon In NEPSAC Semis

On Saturday, Cheshire Academy girls' volleyball (18-2) held off Winchendon School 3-2 in the New England Preparatory School Athletic Council semifinals.

Local Sisters Shine In Class M Swim Final

Cheshire sisters, senior Jaime Robinson and sophomore Nikki Robinson, competed for Sacred Heart Academy (Hamden) swimming in Wednesday's Class M final at Southern Connecticut State University.

Boyer Wins Class L Butterfly In Record Time, Girls' Volleyball Falls In LL Semis

Cheshire High School sophomore swimmer Liz Boyer made history in Wednesday's Class L final at Wesleyan University, winning the 100-yard butterfly (55.58) in a school record setting time.

CHS Field Hockey Outlasts Glastonbury To Earn Redemption In Class L Semi, Varsity Schedule For Wednesday

In Tuesday's Class L semifinal at Wethersfield, CHS field hockey (fifth seed, 15-3-2-1) beat defending co-champion/top-seeded Glastonbury (16-0-1-1) 2-1 (1-0 in penalty strokes).

CJF Wins Three Title Games

At North Haven Middle School, Cheshire Junior Football defeated Bristol 46-33 to capture the Shoreline Youth Football Conference crown.

SCC Puts Out New Division Alignments For CHS Sports

The Southern Connecticut Conference has announced new two-year divisions for Cheshire High School fall sports.

CHS Girls' Volleyball Rallies To Beat Tomahawks In LL Quarters, Sophomore X-C Runners Compete Regionally In Vermont

In Saturday's Class LL quarterfinal, Cheshire High School girls' volleyball (fourth seed, 20-3) came back to win 3-2 (25-15, 18-25, 22-25, 25-16, 15-11) over Glastonbury (fifth, 20-5).

From This Week's Cheshire Herald


Seniors Upset Over Possible Cuts To Programs

by Michael Torelli
Ruth Podgwaite admits that many of her friends have died over the years, leaving the 88-year-old somewhat alone.

Ball & Socket.JPGBall & Socket Arts Ready To “Go, Go, Go”

by Michael Torelli
Members of the nonprofit organization Ball & Socket Arts are in a bit of a holding pattern when it comes to their planned renovation of the historic West Main Street factory.

Milone Opposing Budget Limitations

by Michael Torelli
Decisions made at the state level could negatively impact municipalities and their operating budgets, including Cheshire.

Marbridge Plans To Expand

by Michael Torelli
Representatives of Marbridge Retirement Center will seek approval from the Planning and Zoning Commission for a 12,000-square-foot expansion.


Opinion_75.jpgInvest In The Senior Center

In Cheshire, as in all municipalities, there is only so much money to go around.


Nicole Salamone_2.jpgCHS Field Hockey Avenges Bitter Loss In Class L Semi

by Greg Lederer
For the last year, Cheshire High School field hockey junior goalkeeper Alyssa Stevens has been haunted by a single play from the 2014 Class L semifinal against Glastonbury.


Andrews.JPGGuided By Friends, Andrews Achieves NYC Marathon Goal

by Michael Torelli
For Cheshire resident Tracy Andrews, completing the 2015 TCS New York City Marathon on Nov. 1 wasn’t a one-woman act.