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Michael Torelli/Cheshire Herald
Concrete has been poured and walls are starting to go up for the new Cheshire Community Food Pantry, located on Sandbank Road.

Memorial Day Slide Show

May 31, 2014 by john

There were no shortage of smiles at the Cheshire Memorial Day Parade last weekend, as hundreds turned out to both march in and watch the show. Here are some of the lasting images from the Parade.

Photos taken by Allen Paul

Cheshire Memorial Day Parade 2014 on PhotoPeach

PTSO Collecting Books For Waterbury School

May 31, 2014 by Special To The ...

The Cheshire High School PTSO is currently conducting a book drive to help children attending the Sprague Elementary School in Waterbury. Gently-used children's books are being collected to to donated to students in kindergarten through fifth grade. Collection sites are located in the Main Office and Vice Principal's office at Cheshire High School, 525 South Main Street.

Check Out Our Senior Life Special Section

May 30, 2014 by John Rook

6-5 Puzzle.jpgAre the kids moved out? Is retirement on the horizon? Are you thinking about how to spend and enjoy your "Golden Years"?

Jane Gross Coming To Cheshire For Art League Meeting

May 29, 2014 by Special To The ...

The Cheshire Art League’s monthly meeting will take place on Wednesday, June 4, at 7 p.m. at the Cheshire Library, (Mary Baldwin room), 104 Main St.

Skibitcky, Murray Earn Regional Honors In Track And Field Meet

On Saturday, Cheshire High School track and field athletes Janaia Skibitcky and Brendan Murray secured All-New England honors in the 71st New England Interscholastic Championship at Willowbrook Park in New Britain.

CHS Softball To Play For First Unbeaten Season On Saturday Against Rival

On Saturday, Cheshire High School softball (top seed, 26-0) seeks their first state title and unbeaten season against Housatonic Division rival Amity (sixth, 21-5) in the Class LL final at West Haven.

CHS Softball Shuts Out NFA In Class LL Semis, Skibitcky Wins First State Open Crown, Golfers Play In D-I Open

In Monday's Class LL semifinals, Cheshire High School softball (top seed, 26-0) defeated Norwich Free Academy (fifth, 21-6) 2-0 at West Haven.

CHS Boys' Volleyball Falls In Class L Quarter At Darien

On Friday, Cheshire High School boys' volleyball (seventh seed, 16-6) came up short 3-2 (16-25, 25-21, 20-25, 25-21, 13-15) in a Class L quarterfinal at Darien (second, 22-1).

CHS Softball To Play In LL Semis On Monday

On Monday, Cheshire High School softball (top seed, 25-0) visits West Haven to play Norwich Free Academy (fifth, 19-4) in the Class LL semifinals at 4 p.m.

CHS Softball Advances To Class LL Semis, Girls' LAX Falls In Quarterfinal, Boys' V-Ball To Visit Darien On Friday

On Thursday, Cheshire High School softball (top seed, 25-0) extended their unbeaten season with a 9-0 shutout of Middletown (eighth, 16-7) in the Class LL quarterfinals.

CHS Softball And Boys' Volleyball Reach Class Quarters, Skibitcky Wins LL Gold Medals, Boys' Lacrosse Falls In Thriller

CHS Softball And Boys' Volleyball Reach Class Quarters, Skibitcky Wins LL Gold Medals, Boys' Lacrosse Falls In Thriller

CHS Girls' Lacrosse Beats Falcons In Class L First Round, Boys' Golf Takes Sixth In SCC, Baseball Ends Season

On Tuesday, Cheshire High School girls' lacrosse (fifth seed, 14-5) defeated Fairfield Ludlowe (12th, 9-8) 15-11 in the Class L First Round.

From This Week's Cheshire Herald

TOP STORIES

Old Dump Site Attracts Attention Of DEEP
Lot On Land Slated For Controversial Subdivision Needs Cleaning, State Concludes

by Michael Torelli
Residents of Mountain Road finally received some answers as to what the state plans to do about an illegal landfill located off of Cornwall Avenue, near where a new housing development has been proposed.

website.pngTown’s Website Gets Ready For A Makeover

by Michael Torelli
The Town of Cheshire website is slated to get a facelift this year, as Town officials recently opened responses to a Request for Proposal seeking companies interested in completing the makeover.

“No Frills” In BOE Capital Budget

by Michael Torelli
The Board of Education recently supported a five-year capital expenditure plan totaling $18.32 million, $1.7 million of which is earmarked for the upcoming fiscal year.

geo fair.JPGSt. Bridget Students “Traveled” The World Before End Of School

by John Rook
Each year, St. Bridget School takes a trip.

OPINION

Opinion_108.jpgTime For DEEP, Property Owner To Step Up

As this publication, and other readers gracious enough to submit letters to the editor, have pointed out recently, there is only so much the Cheshire Planning and Zoning Commission and, by extension, local residents can do when it comes to development proposals.

SPORTS

Alyssa Stevens.jpgGoalie Makes College Choice

by Greg Lederer
Alyssa Stevens has a unique story in how she first became a field hockey goalkeeper at Cheshire High School.

AROUND TOWN

Dave Dykeman.jpgA Showcase Of Gridiron Talent

by Greg Lederer
Back on June 4, the Cheshire Academy campus was abuzz with football fever. Approximately 330 players and 65 coaches from over 20 colleges took to the turf at Simosa Field for the Champions Football Camp.