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Eighteen select Cheshire High School students were able to perform at Lincoln Center in November with professional singers for a special concert performance. For more on their unique experience, see an upcoming edition of The Herald.

Schools Closed Today

November 8, 2012 by John Rook

Due to the nor'easter that blanketed the state with several inches of snow last night, Cheshire Public Schools have announced they are closed today.
St. Bridget School has also announced it is closed while Cheshire Academy is on a 90-minute delay.

Town Facilities Closing Early

November 7, 2012 by Special To The ...

From Town Hall:

Due to the winter storm the Cheshire Public Library will be closing at 4:00 p.m. today, and the Community Pool will be closing shortly after 4:00 p.m., and all evening Town programs and meetings are canceled.

If Cheshire schools are delayed or closed tomorrow, November 8, 2012, the Community Pool will open at 8:30 a.m.

Election Winners

November 7, 2012 by John Rook

Most of the dust from last night's election has settled and the final outcomes have been determined.
Cheshire voters weighed in on a variety of races, along with three referendum questions. Below are the official outcomes of each local race (note: * indicates overall winner):

Esty Appears Headed For Victory

November 6, 2012 by John Rook

There are only a handful of votes left to count and Cheshire's Elizabeth Esty (D) appears poised to defeat State Senator Andrew Roraback (R) to win the U.S. House of Representatives 5th District seat. As of 11:30 p.m. Esty led Roraback 126380 to 124008.

Klanica Nets Game-Winner For CHS Ice Hockey, Girls' Co-Op Team Falls In Home Opener

In Saturday's West Haven Holiday Division II Tournament, Cheshire High School ice hockey (1-1) beat Amity (0-1-1) 4-3 for their first victory of the season.

CHS Basketbal Teams Fall To Middletown Schools, Saturday's CHS Varsity Schedule

On Friday, Cheshire High School girls' basketball (1-2) took a 63-27 loss to Mercy (3-0).

CHS Wrestling Drops Opener At Hand, Friday's Varsity Schedule

On Thursday, Cheshire High School wrestling (0-1) lost the opener 57-15 at Daniel Hand (1-0).

CHS Ice Hockey Drops Opener To Glastonbury, Thursday's Schedule Of Varsity Openers

In Wednesday's opener at Koeppel Community Center in Hartford, Cheshire High School ice hockey fell short 6-1 against host Glastonbury.

CA Girls' Basketball Comes Up Short At Watkinson

Cheshire Academy girls' basketball (3-3) fell 58-38 on Wednesday at Watkinson School (4-1).

CHS Girls' Basketball Falls To Second-Half Charge, Wednesday's Varsity Schedule

On Tuesday, Cheshire High School girls' basketball (1-1) lost 50-44 at East Haven (2-1).

CHS Girls' Basketball Topples Defending State Champion In Opener

On Friday, Cheshire High School girls' basketball (1-0) kicked off the season with a 40-31 win over defending Class LL Champion Lauralton Hall (0-2).

From This Week's Cheshire Herald

Two Dead After Murder-Suicide
Police Investigating Shooting Deaths Of Father And Son In Home Off Cornwall Ave.

by Michael Torelli
The Cheshire community is dealing with yet another tragedy as police are investigating the shooting deaths of a local father and his son after an apparent murder-suicide.

Memorial 2.jpgTown Mourns Loss Of Teenager Killed In Car Accident

by John Rook, Michael Torelli, and Greg Lederer
Isabella Gozzo was the type of person who made other people smile.

Plan To Install More Solar Panels Could Equal Big Savings

by Michael Torelli
The Town of Cheshire recently announced an opportunity that could potentially reduce the Town’s electricity costs by focusing more on green energy.

parking lot.JPGRichard Chevrolet To Make Use Of Old Cugino’s Parking Lot

by Michael Torelli
Cugino’s Italian Restaurant will soon have cars in the parking lot, but not for a reason that those with an empty stomach might hope.

OPINION

Opinion_33.jpgTragic Events Make For A Difficult Week In Cheshire

Cheshire is most often spared the type of tragedy and violence that is all too common in some state and regional cities.

SPORTS

Nillie Burton.jpgCHS Girls Topple State Champs

by Greg Lederer
Cheshire High School girls’ basketball had a new look when they opened last Friday against Lauralton Hall. CHS had graduated captains Missy Bailey, Lily Dolyak, and Bryanna McIntosh, vacating three positions from the starting lineup.

AROUND TOWN

sleigh.JPGShoppers Follow Orders To Stuff-A-Sleigh

by Michael Torelli
Officers from the Cheshire Police Department were handing out tickets in front of both entrances of the Cheshire Stop & Shop late last week.