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Cheshire youngster Caitlyn Desmond was recognized recently by the CEO of Girl Scouts of Connecticut for her efforts to become a girl scout, despite some difficulty. For more on Desmond’s visit from the CEO, see an upcoming edition of The Cheshire Herald.

Election Winners

November 7, 2012 by John Rook

Most of the dust from last night's election has settled and the final outcomes have been determined.
Cheshire voters weighed in on a variety of races, along with three referendum questions. Below are the official outcomes of each local race (note: * indicates overall winner):

Esty Appears Headed For Victory

November 6, 2012 by John Rook

There are only a handful of votes left to count and Cheshire's Elizabeth Esty (D) appears poised to defeat State Senator Andrew Roraback (R) to win the U.S. House of Representatives 5th District seat. As of 11:30 p.m. Esty led Roraback 126380 to 124008.

Razor-Thin Margin Separates Esty, Roraback With Only Five Municipalities Left To Report

November 6, 2012 by John Rook

Less than 700 votes separates Cheshire resident Elizabeth Esty (D) from State Senator Andrew Roraback (R) in their race for the U.S. House of Representatives 5th District seat, with only five municipalities left to report.

UPDATE: Zupkus Named Winner Over Nardello

November 6, 2012 by John Rook

Susan Bigelow of ctnewsjunkie.com is reporting that Lezlye Zupkus has upset longtime incumbent State Representative Vickie Nardello in the 89th House District. Earlier, Nardello had been shown to be the unofficial winner, but it appears now that Zupkus, the Republican challenger, has pulled off the upset.

CHS Varsity Slate For Tuesday

Tuesday's Cheshire High School varsity schedule:

CHS Boys' Basketball Drops Overtime Thriller In SCC Quarters

In Saturday's Southern Connecticut Conference quarterfinal, Cheshire High School boys' basketball (10th seed, 13-9) came up short 59-57 against Hillhouse (second, 18-3) at Branford.

CHS Skiing Makes History On Team Connecticut

For the first time under Head Coach Toby Brimberg, Cheshire High School skiing placed four racers on Team Connecticut this year.

Kehoe Picks Up His 100th Victory With CA Boys' Basketball

On Friday, Cheshire Academy boys' basketball (17-9) won the final regular season home game 84-55 over Berkshire School.

Skibitcky Jumps In The New England Championship, SCC Swim And Boys' Basketball Updates

Cheshire High School junior indoor track and field athlete Janaia Skibitcky competed in Friday's 28th New England Interscholastic Championship, placing 18th (15 feet, 11.75 inches) for long jump at Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center in Roxbury, Mass.

CHS Boy' Basketball Upsets Host Hand In SCC First Round, Ice Hockey Earns Tie On The Road

Cheshire High School boys' basketball (10th seed, 13-8) earned a 74-69 win over host Daniel Hand (seventh, 12-9) in Thursday's Southern Connecticut Conference First Round at Polson Middle School.

Fitzpatrick Leads Mercy Basketball To First SCC Title Defense, Receives MOP Honors Again

On Wednesday, Cheshire resident Maura Fitzpatrick played a key role in Mercy basketball (top seed, 22-1) defeating Daniel Hand (third, 20-3) 57-52 for their second consecutive Southern Connecticut Conference title.

CHS Ice Hockey Comes Up Short Against Trojans, Boys' B-Ball To Travel For SCC First Round On Thursday

In Wednesday's final regular season home game at Wesleyan University's Freeman Athletic Center, Cheshire High School ice hockey (7-10-1) dropped their fourth straight game 3-0 to Simsbury (11-8).

From This Week's Cheshire Herald

Gancarz Calls On State To Ante Up
Town Engineer Lobbies For Higher Reimbursement

by Michael Torelli
A gut feeling has left one Town official hopeful that Cheshire will see an additional $1.4 million reimbursement as a result of a state-required mandate.

wiles.JPGPictures Capture A Lifetime Of Battling CF

by Michael Torelli
Cheshire resident Emily Wiles admits she is not afraid of being photographed, even though she is not a fan of how her smile looks in most pictures.

Program Offering Big Savings
Performance Contracting Initiative Garners Town More Than $870,000

by Michael Torelli
In today’s economy, it is not often that people can say they have come across extra funds to do a few more projects around the house.

camps.jpgCamps Moving From Bartlem To Mixville Park For The Summer

by Michael Torelli
Due to the fact that the Cheshire Community Pool will remain closed throughout the summer, the Cheshire Parks and Recreation Department has decided to host the majority of its summer programs at one location—Mixville Park.

SPORTS

Ryan Mostoller.jpgCHS Sinks ND-WH

by Greg Lederer
When facing host Notre Dame-West Haven on Tuesday, Cheshire High School boys’ swim and dive sought to end their dual-meet season on a high note. Led by junior Karl Bishop, the Rams (8-1) met their goal with a 104-80 win at Wilbur Cross in New Haven.

AROUND TOWN

Waverly 1.jpgThe Waverly: A Tenacious Town Landmark

by John Rook
Time moves to the sound of its own unending clock, clicking past each minute, hour, and day with only the future in mind.