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This is the photo that will adorn the cover of the coming Cheshire Dog Park calendar. For more, see an upcoming edition of The Herald.

Cheshire Police Department Requesting Help In Identifying Suspect

August 14, 2015 by michael torelli

Resized Cheshire suspect photo 1.jpgA bank robbery that occurred on Wednesday has resulted in the Cheshire Police Department seeking the public's help in locating the suspect.

School Administrators Confirm Death Of Incoming High School Senior

August 13, 2015 by John Rook

The Cheshire community is once again dealing with the loss of a high school student.
Skylar Ardito, who was about to enter her senior year in the School District, died Wednesday morning at MidState Medical Center. The cause of death has not been given, only being described as unexpected.

Council Mulls Over Public Works, Emergency Services Capital Budget Requests

August 13, 2015 by michael torelli

Town Councilors met with members of the Cheshire Police and Public Works departments Wednesday night as part of the Council's ongoing discussions regarding the $54.8 million five-year capital expenditure plan.
Police Chief Neil Dryfe explained that, of the CPD's requests for the upcoming fiscal year, $110,000 would be used to fund initiatives in future years.

Town Discusses Canceled Outlets Plan

August 12, 2015 by michael torelli

Town Councilors were informed Tuesday night by Town staff that the financial loss resulting from WS Development’s backing out of The Outlets at Cheshire will not be as devastating as once thought.

Cheshire To Hold 11th NFL Contest On Saturday At Bartlem Park

On Saturday, the Cheshire Parks and Recreation Department hosts the 11th NFL Punt, Pass, and Kick contest at Bartlem Park.

Cheshire Football Opens Up Pre-season Camp, Will Practice With Berlin On Thursday

Cheshire High School football opened fall practice last Friday.

CHS Teams Start Practice For 2015 Season

Cheshire High School boys' and girls' cross country, field hockey, boys' and girls' soccer, girls' swim and dive, and girls' volleyball teams begin the fall pre-season on Thursday.

From This Week's Cheshire Herald

TOP STORIES

Council Approves $54.25 Million Capital Budget
Voters Will Determine Fate Of Six Items At Referendum In November

by Michael Torelli
Town Councilors unanimously approved a $54.25 million five-year capital expenditure plan Tuesday night, of which $10.60 million was allocated for the current fiscal year.

Fortier.JPGCara Fortier Blazing A Trail At Cheshire Police Department

by Michael Torelli
As far back as she could remember, Cara Fortier always wanted to be a police officer.

Review Board Making An Early Impact

by Michael Torelli
Though they have only held a few meetings since initially being formed last spring, the nine-member Juvenile Review Board has served its purpose of providing Cheshire’s youth an option other than the juvenile justice system when faced with a first-time offense.

Barnum.JPGPortion Of Route 10 To Be Renamed In Honor Of Local Heroes

by Michael Torelli
It is not often that a community can say that two of its residents have been honored with the most prestigious military recognition possible.

OPINION

Opinion_63.jpgMake A Decision On CHS Facility

It seems that there is consensus among most on the Cheshire Town Council that the concession stand/bathroom facility at the Maclary Athletic Complex behind Cheshire High School needs extensive work.

SPORTS

RJ Oris_0.jpgCHS Football Is Reloading

by Greg Lederer
Cheshire High School football enjoyed a resurgence last fall, securing their best win total (8-3) since winning the Class LL title in 2009. For the first time in six years, Cheshire was Southern Connecticut Division I East Champion (3-1), sharing the crown with Notre Dame-West Haven.

AROUND TOWN

Petty Crimes And Misdemeanors

by John Rook
Cheshire has had no shortage of gruesome crimes throughout its history.