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Photo courtesy of Thomas Mulholland
The spirits are set to come alive again at Hillside Cemetery as Thomas Mulholland (front) and a group of actors are preparing to tell some of Cheshire's most interesting tales. For more on the upcoming event, see next week's Cheshire Herald.

Caruso To Speak At Garden Club Meeting

September 28, 2015 by Special To The ...

The Oct. 5 Open Meeting of the Cheshire Garden Club will feature noted floral designer and Master Gardener Adrienne Caruso. She will demonstrate how to make attractive floral designs for various occasions. Teaching and sharing of her love for nature and the beautiful world of flowers and floral design is an important part of her life.

West Haven Runs By Cheshire Football

September 26, 2015 by Greg Lederer

On Friday, Cheshire High School football (1-2) came up short 46-14 against West Haven (2-1) at Alumni Field. The Blue Devils went up 27-0 and took a 33-7 advantage to halftime. Scoring summary:
First Quarter
3-yard touchdown run from West Haven sophomore Anthony Godfrey (5:18) 0-7, West Haven
Point after touchdown from West Haven junior Jose Conde was good

Road Closing Taking Place Oct. 2

September 26, 2015 by John Rook

The Town of Cheshire will be closing Mountain Rd. between West Main St. and Cornwall Ave. to through traffic commencing on Friday, Oct. 2. The road closure is due to a State-funded pavement rehabilitation project, and will continue until Nov. 20. Daily closures will be between the hours of 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

BOE Forum To Introduce This Year's Candidates

September 25, 2015 by Special To The ...

The Cheshire Townwide PTA Council is pleased to announce the annual Board of Education Forum which will occur Oct. 27, (Tuesday) from 7 to 9 p.m. The forum will take place at the Cheshire Town Hall Council Chambers, 84 South Main St.

CHS Varsity Slate For Friday

Friday's Cheshire High School varsity sports schedule:

CHS Girls' Swim And Dive Stays Unbeaten On Thursday, CHS Field Hockey Rallies To Tie Rival Hand

On Thursday at Wilbur Cross in New Haven, Cheshire High School girls' swim and dive (6-0) beat host Sacred Heart Academy (2-4) 100-78.

CHS Girls' Volleyball Avenges Only Loss Against Mercy, Varsity Slate For Thursday

On Thursday, Cheshire High School girls' volleyball (9-1, 3-0 in Housatonic Division) swept Mercy (7-4) 3-0 (25-18, 25-21, 25-11) to earn their eighth straight win and avenge their only loss (3-1) from Sept. 14.

Pierpont Posts OT Game-Winner For CHS Field Hockey, Girls' Volleyball To Host Mercy On Wednesday

In overtime on Tuesday, Cheshire High School field hockey (5-2-1-1) picked up a 1-0 victory at Branford (4-2-0-1).

CHS Girls' Swim And Dive And Boys' Soccer Stay Unbeaten On Monday, Volleyball Extends Win Streak

On Monday, Cheshire High School girls' swim and dive earned a 97-73 victory over Mercy (2-5) at Hamden Hall.

CJF Fourth Grade Reaches 3-1, Sunday's Schedule

Last Sunday, Cheshire Junior Football fourth grade (3-1) posted a 26-0 shutout of host Wallingford.

CA Football Wins Home Opener

In Saturday's home opener, Cheshire Academy football (1-1) picked up their first win 42-14 over Avon Od Farms School.

CHS Girls' Soccer Earns Road Win On Saturday

On Saturday, Cheshire High School girls' soccer (3-3-2, 1-1-2 in Housatonic Division) won 2-1 at Joel Barlow (3-2-3).

From This Week's Cheshire Herald


1-(l to r) Dodd Principal Jeffrey Solan and Superintendent of Schools Greg Florio.jpgFlorio Stepping Down As Superintendent

by Michael Torelli
Cheshire Superintendent of Schools Dr. Greg Florio recently announced that he will be leaving his position after being hired as executive director of the Capitol Region Education Council (CREC), an organization that provides programs and services to 35 school districts in 36 towns in the Greater Hartford area.

No Word On Zone Change

by Michael Torelli
The Cheshire Planning and Zoning Commission held a public hearing open for the third time regarding a zone text change to allow working farms to host fee-based outdoor events on site.

Candidates Grapple With Balance Between Growth And Tradition

by Michael Torelli
When Cheshire was first founded, residents prided themselves on being a part of a small farming community.

Neighbors Voice Concerns About Coleman Road Subdivision Plan

by Michael Torelli
Residents from Tamarack Road and the surrounding area recently attended a Planning and Zoning Commission meeting to raise concerns about a proposed subdivision off of Coleman Road.


Opinion_69.jpgFlorio Tenure A Success

For more than two decades, Greg Florio has been a part of Cheshire education. Hired in 1991, he moved his way up through the ranks of the School District’s administration, eventually being named Superintendent 11 years ago.


Panru Jing.jpgRams Riding Hot Streaks

by Greg Lederer
Winners of seven straight matches, Cheshire High School girls’ volleyball (8-1, 3-0 in Housatonic Division) is gaining momentum at the mid-way point of the regular season.


billiard.JPGLukas Fracasso-Verner Lining Up His Shot To Compete In China

by Michael Torelli
Enter Yale Billiards of Wallingford, and chances are you might run into Lukas Fracasso-Verner.