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Cheshire's James Hawk may be retired, but that hasn't stopped him from pursuing his dream—to one day direct a feature film. For more on Hawk's story, see an upcoming edition of The Herald.

Enjoy The Snow With The Land Trust This Weekend

February 10, 2017 by Special To The ...

Join the Cheshire Land Trust on Saturday, Feb. 11, and step into the fun of freshly fallen snow. If you have snowshoes, head to Ives Farm, 1585 Cheshire St. at 1 p.m. on Saturday. The Land Trust will have the small parking area by the farmhouse plowed. From there, the group will snowshoe past the barn, down through the field paths and head down to the Quinnipiac River.

BREAKING NEWS: CHS Varsity Winter Sports Contests Postponed, Slate For Saturday

February 10, 2017 by Greg Lederer

Friday's Cheshire High School varsity winter sports postponements and changes:
Boys' Basketball (9-8, 3-4 in Hammonasset Division)
CHS has moved up their game vs. Guilford (12-4, 3-4) to 6 p.m. On Jan. 20, Guilford won 75-66 in overtime.
Girls' Basketball (4-14, 1-6 in Housatonic)

UPDATE: Cheshire Schools Closed Friday

February 10, 2017 by John Rook

After announcing Thursday evening that classes would be delayed on Friday, officials this morning decided to cancel school for the day.

Cheshire Schools On A Two Hour Delay Friday

February 9, 2017 by John Rook

The effects of the years biggest winter storm is still being felt.
Cheshire school officials have announced that all schools will be on a two-hour delay Friday, Feb. 10.

CHS Boys' Swim And Dive To Compete In SCC Action This Week

On Monday, Cheshire High School boys will swim in the Southern Connecticut Conference Qualifier at Cheshire Community Pool.

CHS Boys' B-Ball Falls In SCC Quarter, Black Ends Career In State Open, Skaters Come Up Short At West Haven, Cheer Team Shines At NECA

In Saturday's Southern Connecticut Conference quarterfinals, Cheshire High School boys' basketball (ninth seed, 11-11) fell 59-45 against top-seeded Notre Dame-West Haven (21-0) at Branford.

Black Makes State Open Debut On Friday, Girls' Ice Hockey Team Ends Year In SCC D-II Title Game

On Friday, Cheshire High School wrestling senior captain Sean Black (138 pounds, 13th seed) posted a 2-1 record in his State Open debut at New Haven's Floyd Little Athletic Center.

CHS Boys' Basketball Upsets Shelton In Thursday's SCC First Round, Varsity Slate For Friday

On Thursday, Cheshire High School boys' basketball (ninth seed, 11-10) posted a 57-53 victory at Shelton (eighth, 13-8) in the Southern Connecticut Conference First Round.

CHS Ice Hockey Rallies To Beat Guilford On Wednesday

On Wednesday, Cheshire High School ice hockey (11-8) came back to beat host Guilford (14-5) 3-1 at East Haven Veterans Memorial Ice Rink.

College Recruiting Meeting Has Been Planned For Next Month At CHS

The Cheshire High School Booster Club is preparing for a college recruiting process meeting on Thursday, March 9, at 7 p.m.

CHS Boys' Basketball To Visit Shelton For SCC First Round, Co-Op Girls' Hockey Team Seeks To Defend D-II Title

Cheshire High School boys' basketball (10-10) has earned the ninth seed for the Southern Connecticut Conference Tournament.

Murray Places Third In Monday's State Open, Blades Win SCC D-II Semi On Ice

On Monday, Cheshire High School indoor track and field athletes competed in the State Open at New Haven's Floyd Little Athletic Center.

Co-Op Girls' Ice Hockey Team Wins Regular-Season Finale On Sunday, Varsity Slate For Monday

On Sunday, Amity/North Haven/Cheshire Co-Op girls' ice hockey (13-6-1) defeated Masuk/Joel Barlow/Newtown/Oxford Co-Op (5-12-1) 5-2 in the regular-season finale at The Rinks at Shelton.

CHS Skaters Win Thriller In OT On Saturday, Wrestler Places In Class LL, Co-Op Girls' Ice Hockey Team Settles For Scoreless Tie

In Saturday's final regular-season home game at Wesleyan University, Cheshire High School ice hockey (10-8) beat Simsbury (9-8) 3-2 in overtime.

Black Advances To Class LL Quarters On Mat, Girls' Ice Hockey Comes Up Short Against New Canaan, Varsity Slate For Saturday

On Friday, Cheshire High School wrestling senior captain Sean Black advanced in the Class LL Tournament at Trumbull.

Co-Op Girls' Ice Hockey Earns Sixth Straight Win On Thursday, CHS Boys' B-Ball Team Drops Thriller On Senior Night

On Thursday, Cheshire High School boys' basketball (10-10, 4-4 in Hammonasset Division) dropped the regular-season finale 50-48 to West Haven (11-8).

From This Week's Cheshire Herald

TOP STORIES

Image Company Employees Left in The Lurch

by Michael Torelli
Just over one dozen employees are left seeking new employment after a hair salon in Cheshire abruptly closed.

Town Awaits Decision on Case Against Department of Correction

by Michael Torelli
With the long-awaited court hearing now behind them, Town officials are left pining to find out whether or not they will receiver over $2 million that they feel is owed to Cheshire by the state Department of Corrections.

Local Family Knows What It Is To Be "Bewitched" By Genealogy

by John Rook
You are the sum of your parents, who are in turn the sum of theirs.

CPD To Partner With Other Towns On Serious Accident Investigations

by Michael Torelli
The Cheshire Police Department is entering into a partnership with nearby police departments that will allow a pooling of resources to investigate motor vehicle collisions involving serious injuries or fatalities.

OPINION

Opinion_141.jpgPartnerships, Not Regionalization

We share Councilor Paul Bowman's concern about partnerships between neighboring community departments leading to the regionalization, especially if state-mandated, of specific services.

SPORTS

Resized Matt Federico-1.jpgRams Hockey Wins In Overtime

by Greg Lederer
Entering overtime last Saturday at Wesleyan University, the Cheshire and Simsbury ice hockey teams had played an even game. Not only were the teams tied 2-2, but they had also taken an identical 23 shots in the first three periods.

AROUND TOWN

Acts Of A Few Cast Shadow On Town Youth

by John Rook
A person's teenage years are usually replete with rebellion.