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Cheshire resident Jaime Collins was recently diagnosed with a rare genetic mutation that increases her chances of being diagnosed with certain types of cancer, and she is now trying to raise awareness about it. For more on Collins' story, see this week's The Cheshire Herald.

Parking Ban In Effect

December 14, 2013 by John Rook

The snow is coming down and it's expected to get heavier as the day goes down. As such, the Town of Cheshire has announced a parking ban is in effect through the duration of the storm.
Also a reminder that the Cheshire United Methodist Church's "Road to Bethlehem" event has been cancelled for this evening.

"Road To Bethlehem" Cancelled For Tomorrow Night

December 13, 2013 by John Rook

Cheshire United Methodist Church's annual "Road to Bethlehem" event has become one of the more anticipated activities of the Christmas season. However, because of the expected snow storm predicted for Saturday evening, United Methodist has decided to cancel the event for this year.

Escarole And Bean Soup Recipes From School Contest

December 12, 2013 by John Rook

Last week, Cheshire School District Director of Management Services Vincent Masciana took on Doolittle School Assistant Principal Kelly Grillo in a Escarole and Bean Soup Competition. The two made healthy portions of their family recipes for students at Doolittle to taste.

Wreath Laying Ceremony To Be Held This Weekend

December 11, 2013 by John Rook

Inclement weather forced the cancellation of the Wreaths Across America event yesterday, but local veterans are still looking to honor military men and women buried in Cheshire.
As such, the Cheshire VFW Post will perform a wreath-laying ceremony at Cheshire Veterans Plaza this Saturday at 12 p.m. The plaza is in front of Cheshire Town Hall.

CHS Varsity Spring Sports Slate For Monday

CHS Varsity Spring Sports Slate For Monday

CHS Softball, Baseball, Boys' Tennis, And LAX Teams Sweep On Friday

On Friday, Cheshire High School softball (11-0, 5-0 in Housatonic Division) extended their undefeated season with an 11-0 win at North Haven (5-6).

CHS Girls' Tennis, Boys' Volleyball Earn Victories On Thursday

On Thursday, Cheshire High School girls' tennis (8-1) picked up their eighth consecutive victory 4-3 over Guilford (4-4).

CHS Softball, Baseball, Boys' Lacrosse, And Tennis Teams Secure Victories On Wednesday

On Wednesday, Cheshire High School softball (10-0, 5-0 in Housatonic Division) remained unbeaten with a 17-3 victory over Lyman Hall (5-6, 1-4).

CHS Track And Field Teams, Girls' Lacrosse, Boys' Volleyball, and Girls' Golf Earn Wins On Tuesday

On Tuesday, Cheshire High School outdoor track and field teams extended strong seasons at Sheehan.

CHS Softball, Baseball, Boys' Lacrosse, and Tennis Teams Earn Victories On Monday

On Monday, Cheshire High School softball (9-0, 4-0 in Housatonic Division) posted a 2-0 shutout of Amity (7-2, 3-1).

From This Week's Cheshire Herald

TOP STORIES

Hickory Hill Pulls Application

by Michael Torelli
A local orchard owner recently withdrew his application asking for approval to host outdoor, fee-based events on his property.

monument_0.JPGPutting A Fresh Face On An Old Town Landmark

by Michael Torelli
Memorial Day is often a somber time meant to remember fallen servicemen and women who died while serving their country.

BOE May Slash Initiatives

by Michael Torelli
The Board of Education is dealing with realities of a less-than-desired budget, after the Town Council adopted a $107.87 million budget earlier this month, $69.39 million of which was reserved for the Cheshire School District.

Revamped 911 System To Improve Town Service

by Michael Torelli
A new dispatch program installed at the Cheshire Police Department is expected to provide more efficient handling of emergency calls.

OPINION

Opinion_100.jpgA Tale Of Two Proposals

The Planning and Zoning Commission has dominated local news lately, as the group has considered two highly-controversial proposals.

SPORTS

Julie Roche_0.jpgGirls’ LAX Team Has Found Momentum

by Greg Lederer
After an inconsistent start to the spring season, the Cheshire High School girls’ lacrosse team has found rhythm of late, building a four-game win streak.

AROUND TOWN

Spark 1.jpg“Spark” Lit An Unintended Fuse

by John Rook
The year was 1970. The nation was in the midst of the Vietnam War, and the homefront was becoming yet another battlefield in the conflict.