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The rendering pictured above shows a map of the Cheshire Food Pantry's future site off of Sandbank Road. For more on what the Pantry has in store for 2016, see this week's Cheshire Herald.

Town Offices, Library Closing For Holiday

December 23, 2013 by John Rook

Residents are reminded that all Town of Cheshire offices, including Town Hall, will be closed tomorrow in observance of the Christmas Day holiday. The Cheshire Public Library will be closed today and tomorrow as well. Regular hours will resume on Thursday, Dec. 26.

Boy Scouts Collecting Cans And Bottles

December 23, 2013 by Special To The ...

Boy Scouts of America Troop 51 of Cheshire will be collecting redeemable cans and bottles on Jan. 4, 2014 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the First Congregational Church, 111 Church Dr. The Scouts will be there ready to accept your donations. The items will be redeemed and Troop 51 will use the funds to purchase camping supplies and equipment. Your support is appreciated!

Drop Off Your Christmas Trees At Transfer Station

December 19, 2013 by Special To The ...

The Public Works Department will be accepting Christmas trees at the former Transfer Station, located at 1286 Waterbury Rd. (Route 70) on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014 from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. This collection is only for Cheshire residents and only Christmas trees will be accepted. There will be no charge for this collection.

Eagle Scout To Install Granite Benches At Medal Of Honor Plaza

December 19, 2013 by John Rook

This Saturday, Dec. 21, a local Eagle Scout will fulfill his community service project by helping to spruce up the Medal of Honor Plaza at Bartlem Park.
Scout Jeffrey Dickinson of Troop 1 will be on hand to install two granite benches at the Plaza, which will allow individuals to sit and view the monument at the Plaza. It will also allow for sitting during ceremonies.

CHS Wrestlers Sweep Final Dual Meet On Wednesday, Girls' Basketball Team Posts Road Win, Skaters Split Games

On Wednesday, Cheshire High School girls' basketball (7-11, 2-5 in Housatonic Division) earned a 68-34 victory at Waterbury Career Academy (2-17), sweeping the season series.

CHS Boys' Swim And Dive Team Stays Unbeaten On Tuesday, B-Ball Squads Fall, Varsity Sports Slate For Wednesday

On Tuesday, Cheshire High School boys' swim and dive (9-0) stayed unbeaten with a 93-80 win over host Xavier at Wesleyan University.

CHS Boys' Basketball Wins Big, Girls' B-Ball And Skaters Fall, Cheerleaders Shine In SCC Meet, Wrestling Ends Home Slate

On Saturday, Cheshire High School boys' basketball (7-8, 4-2 in Housatonic Division) collected their fifth straight victory 59-32 over Lyman Hall (8-8, 0-5).

CHS Basketball Teams And Ice Hockey Sweep On Wednesday, Varsity Sports Slate For Thursday

On Wednesday, Cheshire High School girls' basketball (6-9, 2-3 in Housatonic Division) beat defending Housatonic Champion Sheehan (10-6, 2-3) by a score of 55-47.

Pins Lead CHS Wrestling Past Amity On Senior Night, , Cheshire Ski Teams Earn Pair Of Victories At Mount Southington

On Senior Night, Cheshire High School wrestling (9-7) won their sixth straight 45-27 over Amity.

CHS Boys Earn Wins On Court And In Pool, Co-Op Ice Hockey Earns Draw, Girls' Basketball Falls At East Haven

Led by sophomore Ben Brewer on Monday, Cheshire High School boys' swim and dive (7-0) defeated host and previously undefeated Amity 94-86 at Orange Community Center Pool.

Cheshire Hockey Teams Split In Road Action, Wrestlers Go Unbeaten In St. Bernard Invite, Cheerleaders Finish Third In Wolcott

On Saturday at Champions Skating Center in Cromwell, Cheshire High School ice hockey (6-3-1) defeated host East Catholic (3-7) 1-0.

CHS Girls' Basketball Falls At Law, Varsity Sports Slate For Saturday

On Friday, Cheshire High School girls' basketball (5-8, 1-3 in Housatonic Division) came up short 56-44 at Jonathan Law (8-6).

CHS Girls' Indoor Track And Field Wins SCC East Sectional Title On Thursday, Boys' Basketball Beats Career

On Thursday, Cheshire High School girls' indoor track and field captured the Southern Connecticut Conference East Sectional crown (88.5 points) at Floyd Little Athletic Center in New Haven.

CHS Skiers Open Winter Season, CA Boys Compete At Mount Southington

Cheshire High School skiers, senior tri-captain Meghan Diamond (49.35) and junior Anders Norback (48.44), each won their respective races in Wednesday's Connecticut Interscholastic Ski League opener at Mount Southington.

CHS Skaters Earn Big Win, Girls' Basketball and Wrestling Teams Drop Road Contests, Varsity Sports Slate For Thursday

On Wednesday, Cheshire High School ice hockey (5-3-1) received 10 goals from the junior class to beat Milford Co-Op (4-6-1) 10-1 at Wesleyan University's Freeman Athletic Center.

Cheshire Teams Sweep On Tuesday

At Walsh Intermediate School in Branford, Cheshire boys' swim and dive improved to 6-0 with a 92-79 win over host Branford/Guilford Co-Op.

Bishop Sets Pool Record On Friday, CHS Boys' B-Ball Falls To Shelton, Blades Stay Unbeaten On Ice

On Friday, Cheshire High School boys' swim and dive (5-0) defeated host Sacred Heart 95-82 at Kennedy in Waterbury.

From This Week's Cheshire Herald

TOP STORIES

Adinolfi - FourOClock_2141web.jpgAdinolfi To Retire
Veteran State Rep Will Not Seek Re-election In 103rd District

by Michael Torelli
Longtime State Representative and Cheshire resident Al Adinolfi (R-103) recently announced that he will not seek re-election this November.

Construction At Senior Center Commences

by Michael Torelli
The basement is in disarray and the second floor is a mess of billiards and card tables but, in just a few short months, the Cheshire Senior Center will offer a better layout for events and programs.

pool_1.JPGDiving Back In

by Michael Torelli
It’s only fitting that, on the day the Cheshire Community Pool reopened, the cause of two collapsed bubbles—snow—was coming down in Cheshire.

Taste Of South Asian Culture On Display At Cheshire Library

by Michael Torelli
Throughout the next two months, the Cheshire Public Library will be offering a series of themed events and programs focused the study and culture of South Asia.

OPINION

Opinion_89.jpgOpportunity For Change

Cheshire’s Al Adinolfi, who has served as representative of the 103rd District for a combined 14 years over the last two decades, has decided to retire at the end of his term this year.

SPORTS

Meghan Dutchyshyn_2.jpgLacrosse Star Chooses Endicott

by Greg Lederer
Cheshire High School senior Meghan Dutchyshyn started playing lacrosse in second grade, but she can recall picking up a stick for the first time in kindergarten to play catch with her father.

AROUND TOWN

Martone 6_0.jpgSinger-Songwriter Bianca Martone Sharing Her Craft

by Greg Lederer
Starting in middle school, Cheshire’s Bianca Martone has experimented with singing and songwriting in her room.


 

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