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Allen Paul/Cheshire Herald
Some Cheshire youngsters had a chance to practice a few cheerleading moves at a camp this summer.

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.

****NOTICE: The Cheshire Herald Is Looking For A Freelance Photographer

April 11, 2011 by Special To The ...

The Cheshire Herald has an opening for a freelance photographer and is looking for local applicants. This position requires some night and weekend work, and assignments can vary from sporting and community events to happenings at the schools and library. Experience is preferred.

CHS Students Wow Judges With Dream Homes

April 10, 2011 by John Rook

Cheshire High School student Amanda Cashmore might only be 15 years old, but the teenager already knows what she wants to be when she grows up.
Since she was a child, which wasn't all that long ago, Cashmore has wanted to be an architect. She has wanted to build things in her mind and see them come to life in the real world.

CHS Football Hosting Scrimmage On Labor Day

On Monday, Cheshire High School football hosts Windsor for a scrimmage at 10:30 a.m.

Jordan, Duglenski Transitioning To College Basketball

After graduating from Cheshire High School in June, two former basketball players are playing at the next level.

CHS Football Scrimmages For The First Time On Wednesday

On Wednesday, Cheshire High School football played their first scrimmage against Holy Cross and Trumbull at Alumni Field.

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!

From This Week's Cheshire Herald

Council Chips In For Plant
Contractor’s Mistake Requires Town Appropriation

by Michael Torelli
The Town of Cheshire was recently required to front a supplemental appropriation of $25,000 because of problems at the Wastewater Treatment Plant.

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A Touch Of Magic Comes To Cheshire Library

by Michael Torelli
Cards, paper clips, rope, rubber bands, and strings littered the Mary Baldwin Room at Cheshire Public Library late last week.

Trail Parking Lot Approved

by Michael Torelli
Life promises to become easier for those looking to take advantage of the Cheshire Farmington Canal Heritage Trail, as five acres of land on Jarvis Street will soon be turned into a 74-space parking lot.

Grange.JPGGrange Fair Celebrates 130 Years In Style

by Michael Torelli
The sounds of goats and aroma of country cooking filled the air this past weekend, as the 130th Annual Cheshire Grange Community Fair commenced.

OPINION

Opinion_19.jpgBartlem Parking A Safety Issue

Cheshire Parks and Recreation Director Bob Ceccolini has it right when he says that the situation at Bartlem Park just isn’t fair. While some students have been forking over a tidy sum for the right to park at Bartlem, others have simply been cherry-picking open spots near the Community Pool or Yellow House, free of charge (see page 2 for story).

SPORTS

Collin Jordan_4.jpgJordan To Take Court At ECSU

by Greg Lederer
For the last four seasons, Collin Jordan was a fixture in the Cheshire High School boys’ basketball lineup.

AROUND TOWN

Leo.JPGVersatility Key To Leo Lavallee’s Musical Success

by John Rook
There are certain things that tie musicians to their music.


 

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