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Allen Paul/Cheshire Herald
Ghosts, goblins, royalty and superheroes will be out in full force tonight, as families will walk around town for a game of trick or treat, usually ending resulting in the sweeter of the two options. Some participating in Halloween may even dress as a scarecrow, such as this one from the Haunted Asylum.

Suburban Garden Club Holding Annual Plant Sale

April 30, 2012 by Special To The ...

The Suburban Garden Club of Cheshire will be holding their Annual Plant Sale on Saturday, May 12 at the Congregational Church Green in Cheshire. The hours for the sale are from 8:00am-1:00pm. The sale will include a wide variety of member grown perennials, vegetable plants and annuals. The sale also features hanging baskets and other decorative items.

De Jongh Being Honored At Grange Awards Night

April 29, 2012 by Special To The ...

Cheshire Grange will hold its annual Awards Night on Wed. May 2 at 7:30 p.m. at the Grange Hall, 44 Wallingford Road. Robert de Jongh will be recognized and awarded the Grange Community Citizen of the Year Award.
This event is open to the public and the community is invited and welcome to attend. A Tea Cup Auction will also be held and refreshments will be served.

School District Has Several Things Planned For Teacher Appreciation Week

April 28, 2012 by Special To The ...

Superintendent of Schools Dr. Greg Florio has announced that the week of May 7-11 has been designated National Teacher Appreciation Week. Florio stated that “Cheshire is fortunate to have excellent teaching staff that brings energy and educational rigor into the classroom each and every day.

Locker Room Renovation Unlikely For This Year As Town Appears Poised To Rethink Options

April 27, 2012 by Josh Morgan

The Cheshire High School Boy’s locker room project is unlikely to proceed this summer, and it appears that officials are going back to the drawing board to decide what to do.

CHS Girls' Swim And Dive Earns SCC 3-Peat, Girls' V-Ball Reaches Title Match, Girls' Soccer Falls In Final

On Wednesday, Cheshire High School girls' swim and dive claimed their third straight Southern Connecticut Conference Championship (1,291.5 points) at Southern Connecticut State University.

Glatt And Mostoller Score High In Diving Meet, CHS Girls To Compete In SCC Playoffs On Wednesday

On Tuesday, Cheshire High School sophomore Emily Glatt (fifth, 360.7) and senior Erin Mostoller (338.7) cracked the top 10 of the Southern Connecticut Conference Diving meet at Hamden.

CHS Girls' Soccer Reaches SCC Final, Girls' V-Ball Sweeps Guilford, Field Hockey Falls To Rival

In Tuesday's Southern Connecticut Conference semifinals, Cheshire High School girls' soccer (second, 11-4-3) defeated Housatonic Division foe Shelton (third, 10-5-3) 2-1.

CHS Field Hockey And Girls' Soccer Earn Home Wins In SCC Quarters, Cross Country Races In Class LL

In Saturday's Southern Connecticut Conference quarterfinal, Cheshire High School field hockey (third seed, 13-2-1) beat Guilford (sixth, 5-9-2-1) for the third time this year.

From This Week's Cheshire Herald

esty:greenberg.jpgEsty, Greenberg Race Comes To CHS

by Michael Torelli
Gun control, ISIS, and same-sex marriage were just some of the topics that the 5th Congressional District candidates Elizabeth Esty and opponent Mark Greenberg debated about at Cheshire High School.

Referendum Focus Is On Fire Truck Question

by Michael Torelli
While the elections this year have primarily focused on those running for state and federal positions, residents of Cheshire will also be requested to vote on five separate referendum questions.

cupcake lady.jpgCupcake Lady Had Been Whipping Up A Halloween Tradition For Five Decades

by John Rook
Agatha “Babe” Price doesn’t remember exactly when she started handing out cupcakes on Halloween night, but she knows it was sometime in the 1960s.

Rematch For The 89th District Seat Pits Zupkus Against Nardello

by Michael Torelli
Both candidates for the State House of Representatives’ 89th District have heard their constituents loud and clear: the economy needs to be fixed, and there needs to be an increase in job offerings.

OPINION

Opinion_27.jpgElection Must Lead To Results

Imagine if you will a world in which politicians don’t represent states or districts but, rather, individual families.

SPORTS

Maria Buzzelli, Rachel Smullen_0.jpgGirls Hold Off Amity On Senior Night

by Greg Lederer
All of the elements were in place for the Cheshire High School girls’ volleyball team to enjoy Senior Night on Oct. 22. Back in the renovated West Gym and facing their top rival, the team capped their second straight unbeaten regular season in front of friends and family.

AROUND TOWN

Manhattan_Secret Life of Walter Mitty.jpgLyke Parlays Board And Blade Skills Into Busy Film Career

by Greg Lederer
Cheshire native John Lyke recalls his introduction to snowboarding and rollerblading at a young age.