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The Cheshire School District was busy this summer completing a series of projects in preparation for the upcoming school year, including repaving the parking lot at Dodd Middle School.

BREAKING NEWS: Tonight's Cheshire American Legion Senior Baseball Game Postponed

July 14, 2014 by Greg Lederer

Due to rain and field conditions, Cheshire American Legion Senior baseball (21-8, 17-7 in Zone 3) has postponed tonight's game against division leader Middletown (19-5) at Cheshire High School.
Cheshire hosts them on Tuesday at 5:45 p.m.

Pick Up Your Absentee Ballot Ahead Of Primary

July 14, 2014 by Special To The ...

Cheshire Town Clerk Carolyn Z. Soltis would like to remind registered Republican voters that absentee ballot applications for the August 12 Primary for Governor, Lieutenant-Governor and Comptroller will be available beginning July 22. An application for an absentee ballot must be completed, signed and returned to the Town Clerk before an absentee ballot can be issued.

Friends of Boulder Knoll To Hold Two Food Gatherings

July 13, 2014 by Special To The ...

Friends of Boulder Knoll, Inc., a local educational and advocacy group, announces its two upcoming fundraising dinners on the farm. All proceeds from the event will benefit Friends of Boulder Knoll’s educational programming and donations of healthy local produce to area soup kitchens. Both events will take place at Boulder Knoll Community Farm, located at 875 Boulder Road in Cheshire.

Town of Cheshire To Hold Capital Budget Meetings

July 12, 2014 by michael torelli

Summer may mean that schools are out of session and residents are planning vacations, but for Town employees, the summer is a time to discuss capital budget projects. All meetings will be held in Room 207 in Town Hall unless otherwise noted, and members of the public are welcome to attend, but there will also be a public hearing held on July 29.

CHS Football Returns To Work At Alumni Field

On Monday, Cheshire High School football opened their fall conditioning camp for the 2016 season. Cheshire graduated 20 players after a 4-6 season last fall.

Bishop Breaks Second National Record, Earns Third Gold Medal In YMCA LC National Championship

On Sunday in Indianapolis, Indiana, Cheshire Y/Sea Dog Swim Club's Karl Bishop wrapped up a historic performance in the YMCA Long Course National Championship.

Bishop Earns Share Of YMCA Long Course National Crown

On Saturday in Indianapolis, Indiana, Cheshire Y/Sea Dog Swim Club's Karl Bishop picked up his second gold medal in the YMCA Long Course National Championship.

Sea Dog Swimmers Make Impact In Friday's Section Of The YMCA LC National Championship

On Friday, Cheshire Y/Sea Dog Swim Club's Liz Boyer placed fifth in the 400-meter individual medley (5:01.86) in the YMCA Long Course National Championship in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Cheshire Y/Sea Dog Swim Club Shines In YMCA LC National Championship

On Thursday in Indianapolis, Indiana, Cheshire Y/Sea Dog Swim Club members Lily Kurtz (200-meter breaststroke, 2:41.23), Jack Doherty (100-meter butterfly, 56.16), and Brooke Perrotta (100-meter butterfly, 1:01.83) all contributed fourth places in the YMCA Long Course National Championship.

Bishop Defends His YMCA National Swim Title In Record Time

On opening night of the YMCA Long Course National Championship in Indianapolis, Indiana, Cheshire Y/Sea Dog Swim Club's Karl Bishop defended his crown in the men's 1,500-meter freestyle (15:35.36) on Wednesday and lowered his previous national record (15:47.16) set last year.

From This Week's Cheshire Herald

TOP STORIES

All Signs Pointing To A Town Charter Review
Councilors Express Support For Forming Commission

by Michael Torelli
The Town Council is expected to vote next month as to whether or not they wish to pursue a review and possible revision of the Town Charter.

New Courtyard Walkway.JPGBusy Summer Helped Cheshire Schools Prepare For Start Of Classes

by Michael Torelli
With school starting on Monday, Cheshire School District maintenance staff have been scurrying during the past few weeks to make sure that all of the buildings are prepared for students and staff —both inside and out.

PBC Likes Idea Of Rep For Large Projects

by Michael Torelli
After completing a series of both important and expensive municipal projects, the Public Building Commission is considering hiring owner’s representatives for future construction jobs in an effort to ensure efficiency.

Blois 2.jpgFrom One Coast To Another, Cheshire’s Maria Blois Travels The U.S.A.

by Greg Lederer
Before starting her coast-to-coast trip this summer, Cheshire’s Maria Blois went to the beach in Yorktown, Virginia and dipped the back wheel of her bicycle in the Atlantic Ocean.

OPINION

Opinion_116.jpgBeware Of Outside Help

The goal of anyone attempting a project is to get the job done right.

SPORTS

Sam Simione_0.jpgSimione Commits To Bentley

by Greg Lederer
As a sophomore at Cheshire High School, Sam Simione decided that she wanted to play field hockey in college.

AROUND TOWN

Wallace hotel framed (painting circa 1882).JPGINN & CASINO · HOTEL · COUNTRY CLUB: Rest, Repast And Recreation

by John Rook
Cheshire is old. So old, in fact, its founding predates the formation of the nation by more than 75 years.