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This is the photo that will adorn the cover of the coming Cheshire Dog Park calendar. For more, see an upcoming edition of The Herald.

Fairfield University Alumnus Returns to Alma Mater as Executive Vice President

July 28, 2013 by michael torelli

FAIRFIELD, Conn. (July 24, 2013) – Fairfield University alumnus Kevin Lawlor, a senior executive with decades of experience, will return to his alma mater as Executive Vice President. University President Jeffrey P. von Arx, S.J., announced the appointment yesterday following a national search to fill the post.

Cheshire Chamber of Commerce Looking For Fall Festival Volunteers

July 27, 2013 by michael torelli

The Cheshire Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for its annual Fall Festival. This years event will be held on Saturday September 7th.

The Chamber is currently looking for volunteers of all ages to help with Friday night events as well as the main event on Saturday. It is a perfect opportunity for students to get their volunteer hours needed for church, school or college.

Democratic and Republican Town Committees Release Their Slate of Candidates

July 26, 2013 by michael torelli

The Republican and Democratic Town Committees announced the slate of candidates running for election this upcoming November. Below is a list of the Town Council, Board of Education and Planning and Zoning members in the race.

Cheshire Cyclist Returns From Coast To Coast trip

July 25, 2013 by John Rook

Cheshire resident Pat Field began his journey across the country six weeks and today, after 4,000 miles, he returns to Connecticut.
Field, along with his partner Dan Beauvais.

Cheshire To Hold 11th NFL Contest On Saturday At Bartlem Park

On Saturday, the Cheshire Parks and Recreation Department hosts the 11th NFL Punt, Pass, and Kick contest at Bartlem Park.

Cheshire Football Opens Up Pre-season Camp, Will Practice With Berlin On Thursday

Cheshire High School football opened fall practice last Friday.

CHS Teams Start Practice For 2015 Season

Cheshire High School boys' and girls' cross country, field hockey, boys' and girls' soccer, girls' swim and dive, and girls' volleyball teams begin the fall pre-season on Thursday.

From This Week's Cheshire Herald

TOP STORIES

Council Approves $54.25 Million Capital Budget
Voters Will Determine Fate Of Six Items At Referendum In November

by Michael Torelli
Town Councilors unanimously approved a $54.25 million five-year capital expenditure plan Tuesday night, of which $10.60 million was allocated for the current fiscal year.

Fortier.JPGCara Fortier Blazing A Trail At Cheshire Police Department

by Michael Torelli
As far back as she could remember, Cara Fortier always wanted to be a police officer.

Review Board Making An Early Impact

by Michael Torelli
Though they have only held a few meetings since initially being formed last spring, the nine-member Juvenile Review Board has served its purpose of providing Cheshire’s youth an option other than the juvenile justice system when faced with a first-time offense.

Barnum.JPGPortion Of Route 10 To Be Renamed In Honor Of Local Heroes

by Michael Torelli
It is not often that a community can say that two of its residents have been honored with the most prestigious military recognition possible.

OPINION

Opinion_63.jpgMake A Decision On CHS Facility

It seems that there is consensus among most on the Cheshire Town Council that the concession stand/bathroom facility at the Maclary Athletic Complex behind Cheshire High School needs extensive work.

SPORTS

RJ Oris_0.jpgCHS Football Is Reloading

by Greg Lederer
Cheshire High School football enjoyed a resurgence last fall, securing their best win total (8-3) since winning the Class LL title in 2009. For the first time in six years, Cheshire was Southern Connecticut Division I East Champion (3-1), sharing the crown with Notre Dame-West Haven.

AROUND TOWN

Petty Crimes And Misdemeanors

by John Rook
Cheshire has had no shortage of gruesome crimes throughout its history.