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Members of Cheshire Police Explorers donating a check for $416.75 to support the purchase of mastectomy bags at the breast cancer program at MidState Medical Center in Meriden.

Get Your Passport Next Month At Post Office

May 22, 2016 by John Rook

If you need to obtain or renew your passport, mark down June 18 on your calendar.
On Saturday, June 18, at the Cheshire Post Office, 210 Maple Ave., there will be a special Passport Event from 1 to 4 p.m. In order to obtain your passport, you must bring:
*Birth certificate or naturalization certificate
*Valid photo identification, such as a driver's license, with a front and back photocopy

Fashion And Car Show Tomorrow

May 21, 2016 by Special To The ...

St. Bridget Guild will hold a Vintage Fashion and Car Show this Sunday, May 22, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Parish Center, 175 Main St., for the benefit of the Cheshire Food Pantry. This event recognizes the Guild’s 80 years of service to St. Bridget Parish and the Cheshire community. All are welcome to this celebration.

Grillo, Lee Appointed To New Roles Within School District

May 20, 2016 by John Rook

When the next school year begins in August, Cheshire will have some familiar faces taking over new roles.

CHS Boys' Coach Resigns To Take CHS Assistant Principal Job

May 19, 2016 by Greg Lederer

Cheshire High School boys' basketball and boys' golf coach Dan Lee is stepping down to become CHS Assistant Principal.
Lee coached CHS boys' basketball to four Housatonic Division titles, three in a row coming from 2014-16. Cheshire hadn't previously won consecutive division titles nor gone unbeaten in a Housatonic season before going 8-0 in 2013-14 and 2014-15.

CHS Football Returns To Work At Alumni Field

On Monday, Cheshire High School football opened their fall conditioning camp for the 2016 season. Cheshire graduated 20 players after a 4-6 season last fall.

Bishop Breaks Second National Record, Earns Third Gold Medal In YMCA LC National Championship

On Sunday in Indianapolis, Indiana, Cheshire Y/Sea Dog Swim Club's Karl Bishop wrapped up a historic performance in the YMCA Long Course National Championship.

Bishop Earns Share Of YMCA Long Course National Crown

On Saturday in Indianapolis, Indiana, Cheshire Y/Sea Dog Swim Club's Karl Bishop picked up his second gold medal in the YMCA Long Course National Championship.

Sea Dog Swimmers Make Impact In Friday's Section Of The YMCA LC National Championship

On Friday, Cheshire Y/Sea Dog Swim Club's Liz Boyer placed fifth in the 400-meter individual medley (5:01.86) in the YMCA Long Course National Championship in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Cheshire Y/Sea Dog Swim Club Shines In YMCA LC National Championship

On Thursday in Indianapolis, Indiana, Cheshire Y/Sea Dog Swim Club members Lily Kurtz (200-meter breaststroke, 2:41.23), Jack Doherty (100-meter butterfly, 56.16), and Brooke Perrotta (100-meter butterfly, 1:01.83) all contributed fourth places in the YMCA Long Course National Championship.

Bishop Defends His YMCA National Swim Title In Record Time

On opening night of the YMCA Long Course National Championship in Indianapolis, Indiana, Cheshire Y/Sea Dog Swim Club's Karl Bishop defended his crown in the men's 1,500-meter freestyle (15:35.36) on Wednesday and lowered his previous national record (15:47.16) set last year.

From This Week's Cheshire Herald


All Signs Pointing To A Town Charter Review
Councilors Express Support For Forming Commission

by Michael Torelli
The Town Council is expected to vote next month as to whether or not they wish to pursue a review and possible revision of the Town Charter.

New Courtyard Walkway.JPGBusy Summer Helped Cheshire Schools Prepare For Start Of Classes

by Michael Torelli
With school starting on Monday, Cheshire School District maintenance staff have been scurrying during the past few weeks to make sure that all of the buildings are prepared for students and staff —both inside and out.

PBC Likes Idea Of Rep For Large Projects

by Michael Torelli
After completing a series of both important and expensive municipal projects, the Public Building Commission is considering hiring owner’s representatives for future construction jobs in an effort to ensure efficiency.

Blois 2.jpgFrom One Coast To Another, Cheshire’s Maria Blois Travels The U.S.A.

by Greg Lederer
Before starting her coast-to-coast trip this summer, Cheshire’s Maria Blois went to the beach in Yorktown, Virginia and dipped the back wheel of her bicycle in the Atlantic Ocean.


Opinion_116.jpgBeware Of Outside Help

The goal of anyone attempting a project is to get the job done right.


Sam Simione_0.jpgSimione Commits To Bentley

by Greg Lederer
As a sophomore at Cheshire High School, Sam Simione decided that she wanted to play field hockey in college.


Wallace hotel framed (painting circa 1882).JPGINN & CASINO · HOTEL · COUNTRY CLUB: Rest, Repast And Recreation

by John Rook
Cheshire is old. So old, in fact, its founding predates the formation of the nation by more than 75 years.