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Cheshire resident Laura Vuolo Hendry (left) recently had the opportunity to meet with Congressional leaders and their staff to request that more federal funding be put toward research in finding a cure for cancer—a disease that has impacted Hendry personally. For more on Hendry’s story, see an upcoming edition of The Cheshire Herald.

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.

Wreaths Across America Event Cancelled

December 10, 2013 by John Rook

With snow falling this morning and schools cancelled for the day, the planned Wreaths Across America event at Cheshire High School has been cancelled.

Cheshire Schools Closed Today

December 10, 2013 by John Rook

With inclement weather expected to arrive sometime this morning/afternoon, Cheshire Public Schools have been closed today.
Also, St. Bridget School has announced that they have also closed for the day in anticipation of the coming snow, which is predicted to produce between 1-4 inches of snow for the entire state.

CHS Girls' Lacrosse Wins Big In SCC Semi, Track And Field Athletes Capture Conference Titles, Golf Teams Sweep Foes

On Tuesday, Cheshire High School girls' lacrosse (second seed, 13-4) earned their fourth consecutive win 14-4 over Branford (third, 14-3) in the Southern Connecticut Conference semifinals at CHS.

CHS Girls' Golf Beats SHA, Baseball Falls To Late Comeback In Regular Season Finale, Tennis Teams Split In SCC First Round

Led by a 48 from junior Karen Larkin on Monday, Cheshire High School girls' golf (5-13) defeated Sacred Heart Academy 207-223 at Southington Country Club.

Simione Is Up For CPTV Sports Honor, CHS Softball Has Top Seed For SCC Tournament

Cheshire High School softball junior center fielder Sam Simione has been nominated for CPTV Sports UChoose Student-Athlete of the Week.

CHS Boys' Lacrosse Beats Trojans On Senior Day

On Saturday, Cheshire High School boys' lacrosse (11-5) defeated Lyman Hall (6-9) 20-2 in the regular season finale.

CHS Softball Battles Back To Secure First Unbeaten Regular Season, Boys' Volleyball Sweeps Regular Season Finale

On Friday, Cheshire High School softball (20-0, Housatonic Division Champion at 8-0) came from behind to defeat East Haven (14-5) 4-3 to sweep the regular-season series and secure the school's first unbeaten regular season.

CHS Girls' Lacrosse Beats Rival To Earn Share Of SCC Regular Season Title, Softball And Girls' Golf Earn Victories

In Thursday's regular season finale, Cheshire High School girls' lacrosse (12-4) earned a 6-5 win over defending Southern Connecticut Conference Champion Daniel Hand (14-2).

CHS Softball and Boys' Lacrosse Earn Big Wins On Wednesday, Varsity Slate For Thursday

On Wednesday, Cheshire High School softball (18-0, Housatonic Division Champion at 8-0) posted a 3-2 victory over Lauralton Hall (15-4) to remain unbeaten and sweep the regular-season series.

CHS Tennis Teams Earn Road Wins On Tuesday, Boys' Golf Beats Gaels, Varsity Slate For Wednesday

On Tuesday, Cheshire High School girls' tennis improved to 11-4 with a 5-2 victory at Sheehan (9-7).

CHS Softball, Boys' Volleyball, Track And Field, Lacrosse, And Tennis Teams Earn Big Wins On Monday

On Monday, Cheshire High School softball (17-0, Housatonic Division Champion at 8-0) kept their undefeated season intact by beating Daniel Hand (9-8) 2-1.

CHS Baseball Extends Win Streak on Saturday, Boys' Lacrosse And Boys' Tennis Teams Come Up Short

On Saturday, Cheshire High School baseball (13-4, 5-3 in Housatonic Division) picked up their ninth consecutive victory 6-0 over Wilbur Cross (6-9).

From This Week's Cheshire Herald

TOP STORIES

Issues Arise At East Johnson Bridge

by Michael Torelli
Unexpected expenses nearly halted the replacement of the East Johnson Avenue bridge over the Quinnipiac River, officials informed the Cheshire Town Council earlier this month.

Pops.JPGA Slice Of Cheshire Life: Pop’s Pizza Celebrates 30th Anniversary

by Greg Lederer
Thirty years ago, Cheshire resident Pete DeBisschop found himself at a crossroads.

Town PD Seeks Partnership With Wallingford

by Michael Torelli
Police chiefs from Wallingford and Cheshire are seeking Town Council approval for two agreements that would combine both departments’ special response teams and provide officers jurisdiction in both communities.

Community Forum.pngCheshire Residents Connecting Digitally Through New Forum

by Michael Torelli
The creator of a new community forum on Facebook is hoping that the page will draw Cheshire residents together to discuss current issues and find ways to make the town better.

OPINION

Opinion_103.jpgPartnering Up On Safety

Though the Cheshire Town Council has yet to ratify an agreement between the Cheshire and Wallingford Police Departments, it would seem that approval will be forthcoming.

SPORTS

Isabel, Emily Peck.jpgLAX Girls Share Senior Night

by Greg Lederer
Cheshire High School senior twin sisters Emily and Isabel Peck have shared many moments together.

AROUND TOWN

lapduniform1.jpgFilm A Reflection Of LAPD Academy Experience

by Michael Torelli
A former Cheshire High School graduate is hoping that his new film will break the negative stereotypes burdening a group of officials he holds close to his heart.