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Tracey Harrington/Cheshire Herald
Sean and Ian Harrington were all smiles before their first day of school. Classes officially started back up on Tuesday.

Dodd Students Make Math Count At Competitions

April 16, 2011 by John Rook

Dodd Middle School math teacher Mary Cabrera cringes when she hears people admit that they “aren't good at math.”
The statement is as absurd as saying a person isn't good at English, or at vacuuming their home, says Cabrera.
“It isn't a thing. It isn't something to hate. It is a language, that's all,” says Cabrera.

Board Approves Teachers Union Concessions

April 15, 2011 by John Rook

The Board of Education approved a concession package offered by the district's teachers union that will allow the Town to save money in exchange for promising not to cut positions for the next two years.

Teachers Union Agrees To Concessions, Board Expected To Vote On Proposal Tonight

April 14, 2011 by John Rook

The Education Association of Cheshire, which represents the more than 400 teachers in the school district, has agreed to a concession package that could save the Town of Cheshire hundreds of thousands of dollars in the next fiscal year, sources confirmed today.

Engineer To Design Turf Plan

April 14, 2011 by Josh Morgan

After a two week delay, the turf project took a step forward Tuesday night when the Cheshire Town Council approved the hiring of a design engineer.

Council Approves $97.7 Million Budget

April 13, 2011 by John Rook

The Cheshire Town Council approved a $97.7 million operating budget on Tuesday night, reducing Town Manager Micheal Milone's proposal by $1.74 million.
The Council, in a 6-2 vote, approved an increase over last year's budget of $2.17 million, or 2.27 percent, setting the mill rate at 26.85.

Street Sweeping Begins Today

April 11, 2011 by Special To The ...

The following press release was received from the Cheshire Public Works Department:

The Director of Public Works, Joseph Michelangelo, would like to advise all residents that the Town of Cheshire will commence sweeping sand from town roads today. Sweeping operations will begin in the south section of town and will progress throughout the town during the following several weeks.

CHS Sports Begin Fall Practice

Cheshire High School cross country, field hockey, soccer, girls' swim and dive, and girls' volleyball opened fall pre-season on Saturday.

CJF Hosted Pre-season Jamboree On Saturday

Cheshire Junior Football is preparing for the 2014 season!

Rams Football Has Kicked Off Conditioning

On Monday, Cheshire High School football started conditioning for the 2014 campaign.

From This Week's Cheshire Herald

Council Approves Capital Budget
Approximately $4 Million In Project Funding Will Go To Referendum

by Michael Torelli
The Cheshire Town Council approved a $9.6 million capital budget plan for the current fiscal year during their meeting on Tuesday night.

Bridge/Road Work Tops To-Do List

by Michael Torelli
Clear skies and warm weather have made for a near-perfect outdoor working experience for those employed by the Cheshire Engineering Department.

Resized Replaced Plaque.jpgSad Story Has Happy Ending For Bereaved Mother

by Michael Torelli
Cheshire resident Kim Dorey Wallis always finds time each week to visit Bartlem Park to water the tree that shades the memorial plaque in honor of her deceased son, Todd Dorey.

Fire Department Looking For Quicker Response Time With Bunk-In Program

by Michael Torelli
At 3 a.m. on a snowy morning, an emergency call comes through the dispatch radio requesting the Cheshire Fire Department’s assistance.

OPINION

Opinion_18.jpgTake Care Around Memorials

In all likelihood, the person or persons who destroyed the plaque at Bartlem Park honoring the memory of Todd Dorey didn’t know what they were doing.

SPORTS

Resized Kimmi Grove.jpgGrove Extends Passion At UNH

by Greg Lederer
Kimmi Grove recalls that the first time she ran competitively it was not a pleasant experience.

AROUND TOWN

Resized at CMU.jpgDad, Daughter Are Headin' Home

by John Rook
Great partnerships are a common theme in musical history.