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A Cheshire resident found this cat on the court at Copper Valley Swim and Tennis Club (1235 Wolf Hill Rd.) on Thursday, Jan. 12. Anyone with information on who may own the cat is asked to contact (860) 836-2526.

Cheshire Food Drive Planned for This Weekend

October 31, 2014 by michael torelli

Looking to rid yourself of extra non-perishable food items, but never had a specific reason to?

Town Meeting Schedule For Upcoming Week

October 30, 2014 by John Rook

The Cheshire Herald mistakenly printed the wrong meeting schedule in this week's edition. The correct meeting schedule through Thursday of next week is listed below:

Thursday, Oct. 30
No meetings scheduled.

Friday, Oct. 31
No meetings scheduled.

Monday, Nov. 3
Plan of Devlopment, Room 207, 7:30 p.m. - Town Hall

"Boo" Camp Is Tonight

October 30, 2014 by Special To The ...

Horizon Personal Training in Cheshire will be sponsoring a Halloween “Boo” Camp tonight in order to raise donations for the Cheshire Food Pantry.
The “spooktacular” event will feature a 45-minute boot camp class, food and drink, raffle prizes, as well as face painting and Halloween crafts for children.

Trick Or Treat? Why Not Try Trunk Or Treat

October 29, 2014 by Special To The ...

Ready to trunk-or-treat? The Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring an alternative to the traditional trick-or-treat experience Friday, Oct. 31 (Halloween). The event is for families of children under the age of 14, and it will be held at Bartlem Park. Arrival time is between 4:30 and 5:25 p.m. The lot will be closed at 5:30 p.m.

CHS Boys' Swim And Dive Stays Unbeaten On Tuesday, Basketball Teams Split, Varsity Slate for Wednesday

On Tuesday, Cheshire High School boys' swim and dive (6-0) came away victorious 105-78 over Notre Dame-West Haven (5-1) in a match-up of unbeaten teams at Cheshire Community Pool.

CHS Ice Hockey Drops Road Game To South Windsor on Monday, Varsity Slate for Tuesday

On Monday, Cheshire High School ice hockey (3-6) fell 4-3 to South Windsor (4-4) in overtime at South Windsor Arena.

Black Pins To Win Wrestling Crown On Saturday, CHS Ice Hockey Teams Drop Road Games

On Saturday, Cheshire High School wrestling senior captain Sean Black earned first place (3-0) in the Casey Yates Invite at Windham Tech.

CHS Basketball Teams Come Up Short On Friday, Varsity Slate For Saturday

On Friday, Cheshire High School girls' basketball (2-8, 0-3 in Housatonic Division) fell 41-35 to Career Magnet (8-1, 4-0).

CHS Ice Hockey Teams Come Up Short On Thursday, Varsity Slate For Friday

On Thursday, Cheshire High School ice hockey (3-4) came up short 6-3 against defending Southern Connecticut Conference/South West Conference Division II Champion North Branford (4-2) at Wesleyan University.

CHS B-Ball Teams Split On Wednesday, Ski Squads Shine, Varsity Slate For Thursday

On Wednesday, Cheshire High School boys' basketball (3-5, 0-1 in Hammonasset Division) beat Daniel Hand (0-8) by a score of 59-53.

CHS Boys' Swim And Dive Remains Unbeaten On Tuesday, Skaters And Wrestlers Drop Road Contests

On Tuesday, Cheshire High School boys' swim and dive (5-0) held off Daniel Hand (4-1) 97-88 in a match-up of undefeated teams.

CHS Basketball Teams Come Up Short On Monday, Varsity Slate For Tuesday

On Monday, Cheshire High School boys' basketball (2-5, 0-1) came up short 61-52 against Xavier (3-3, 1-0) in the Hammonasset Division opener.

CHS Boys' Swim And Dive And Boys' Basketball Teams Win On Friday, Girls' Ice Hockey Squad Falls To Hand In OT

On Friday, Cheshire High School boys' swim and dive (4-0) defeated Lyman Hall/Coginchaug Co-Op (0-2) 99-76 at Cheshire Community Pool.

CHS Ice Hockey Teams Sweep On Wednesday, Skiers Open New Season, Wrestling Squad Comes Up Short At Branford

On Wednesday, Cheshire High School skiing kicked off the year at Mount Southington.

CHS Girls' Basketball And Boys' Swim Team Earn Victories On Tuesday, Cheshire Boys' Basketball Falls At Amity

On Tuesday, Cheshire High School girls' basketball (2-5) won their first home game 53-49 over Jonathan Law (1-6).

CHS Ice Hockey Falls To Yellow Jackets On Monday, Varsity Slate For Tuesday

On Monday, Cheshire High School ice hockey (2-2) came up short 4-1 against East Haven (4-0) at Wesleyan University.

CHS Basketball Teams Split Against Southington on Friday

On Friday, Cheshire High School boys' basketball (1-3) beat Southington (0-3) 45-27 to secure their first win of the season.

CHS Girls' Basketball Earns First Win For Vieira, Ice Hockey Teams Drop Road Games On Wednesday

On Wednesday, Cheshire High School girls' basketball (1-4) posted a 48-43 win at New Britain (3-3).

From This Week's Cheshire Herald

TOP STORIES

Solan Asks For 2.07 Percent Increase
Request Is Lowest In Over A Decade

by Michael Torelli
Superintendent of Schools Jeff Solan has called for a $70.83 million operating budget for the 2017-18 fiscal year, which he said will allow the Cheshire School District to remain progressive while being fiscally responsible.

Teachers Union Contract Headed To Arbitration After Council Rejects Deal

by Michael Torelli
Cheshire Town Councilors unanimously rejected the proposed contract between the Board of Education and the teacher’s union on Tuesday evening, sending the matter to arbitration.

Cold Water Rescue Training 1_0.jpegFire Department Trains For Frigid Conditions In Case Of Water Rescue

by Michael Torelli
Firefighters were recently called to Mixville Park to brave the frigid, icy water conditions of the pond to save an individual who had fallen in.

Superior Court Judge Rules Against PZC

by Michael Torelli
A subdivision on Coleman Road is no longer going to be built after a Superior Court judge declared that the Planning and Zoning Commission illegally approved the developer’s application.

OPINION

Opinion_136.jpgNot The Time For Any Salary Increases

There are some recent signs that Cheshire Town officials understand Connecticut’s dire economic straits.

SPORTS

Joe Cannata.jpgCHS Boys Defeat Hand In The Pool

by Greg Lederer
Cheshire High School boys’ swim and dive faced a tough challenge on Tuesday at Cheshire Community Pool.

AROUND TOWN

VBS Mirebelais.JPGHelping Haiti From Home

by Michael Torelli
Sometimes one does not need to travel far to help individuals in another country.