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Photo courtesy of Elizabeth Markman from Vision Dynamics
(From left) Cheshire Library Director Ramona Burkey, resident Ed St. Martin, Lions Club members Elaine Muldowney and Bill Basel were on hand earlier this month as a magnification machine, donated by the Lions Club, was unveiled. The machine replaces an outdated version of the device that allows those with vision impairment to more easily read a wide variety of documents, from books to mail.

Threatening Text Puts Cheshire High On Lock Down

September 12, 2014 by John Rook

A threatening text sent from one student to another prompted a lock down at Cheshire High School this morning.

League Of Women Voters Holding Potluck Supper Next Week

September 12, 2014 by Special To The ...

The Cheshire-Wallingford League of Women Voters will begin its current season with a potluck supper on Wednesday, Sept. 17, at the home of Donna and Kurt Brown. The evening will feature Ilze Krisst, who will discuss campaign finance. Krisst is the former president of the LWV of Greater Hartford and staffed the General Assembly’s legislative committees, analyzing proposed and enacted legislation.

Puppet Show Will Bring To Life Pirate And Princess

September 11, 2014 by Special To The ...

Friends of CPFA/Artsplace, Inc. will present a special performance by Crabgrass Puppet Theatre of "The Pirate, the Princess and the Pea" at 2 p.m. this Sunday, Sept. 14 at Artsplace. Join a thrilling voyage chock full of sea monsters, surprises and side-splitting excitement.

Council Grants Bid Waiver Request

September 10, 2014 by michael torelli

The Cheshire Public Building Commission was granted allowance to open discussion about hiring Arizon Structures, the company in charge of building the tension membrane structure over the Cheshire Community Pool, as the project’s general contractor.

Dunkin' Donuts Drive-Thru Denied

September 9, 2014 by michael torelli

The application for a Dunkin’ Donuts drive-thru on West Main Street was denied by the Cheshire Planning and Zoning Commission last night.
The drive-thru would have been located at the Shell station at 905 West Main St., which is between Mountain and Prospect roads.

PZC To Consider Dunkin' Donuts Proposal Tonight

September 8, 2014 by John Rook

The Planning and Zoning Commission will hold its first meeting of September tonight, 7:30 p.m., in the Council Chambers at Town Hall. Included on the agenda is the application from Dunkin' Donuts to develop a drive-thru at the Shell station on West Main Street.

Lady Rams Win Back SCC Title In The Pool, Girls Sweep On Monday

On Monday, Cheshire High School girls' swim and dive (11-0) defeated Amity (11-1) 95-5-88.5 in the dual-meet finale at Hamden Hall Country Day School's Beckerman Athletic Center.

CHS Football Rides Big Second Half to 6-0 Record

Cheshire High School held just a 15-13 lead going to halftime on Friday, but they posted a shut out in the second half and won 36-13 at Hamden (2-4).

CHS Girls Sweep On Friday, Boys' Soccer Falls At Lyman Hall

On Friday, Cheshire High School girls' volleyball (16-0, 7-0 in Housatonic Division) beat Shelton (6-11, 0-6) 3-0.

Murray Earns Second At SCC X-C Meet, Freshmen Pace Girls' Team

On Friday, CHS cross country competed in the Southern Connecticut Conference Championship at Hammonasset Beach State Park in Madison.

CHS Girls' Swim And Dive Stays Perfect In Branford

On Thursday, Cheshire High School girls' swim and dive (10-0) posted a 95-86 victory against host Branford (5-6) at Walsh Intermediate School.

From This Week's Cheshire Herald

candidates.jpgBattle Lines Are Drawn
Candidates Square Off During Forum

by John Rook
Political campaigns are defined by differences between two candidates, and those differences were certainly on display last week in Cheshire.

Start Time Changes Discussed By District

by Michael Torelli
All who have gone to high school can likely remember the groggy mornings and hitting snooze on their alarm clocks.

cell tower.JPGResidents Have Their Say On Tower

by Michael Torelli
A mixture of opinions were offered by residents recently, who filled Town Hall to speak both in favor of and in opposition to the planned 180-foot cell tower on Cheshire Street.

Stark Differences On Term Limits, Economics Define Race For 90th

by Michael Torelli
The race for the Connecticut House of Representatives 90th District seat pits a 30-year politician against a newcomer who has been railing against “career politics” and promoting the need to reassess how districts acquire state funding.

OPINION

Opinion_25.jpgNeed For Tower Exists In Town

It’s understandable that residents in the vicinity of Cheshire’s Wastewater Treatment Plant are hesitant to throw their support behind a new plan that would see a 180-foot cell tower erected in the area.

SPORTS

Colin Thorne_0.jpgCheshire Football Tames Tigers At The Surf Club

by Greg Lederer
Cheshire High School football was aware of the challenge they would face last Friday against Daniel Hand. They hadn’t beaten the host Tigers since 2009 nor had they won at Madison’s Surf Club in five years.

AROUND TOWN

backyard.JPGBackyard Theater Ensemble Makes Mark At Festival

by John Rook
The Backyard Theater Ensemble was begun three years ago by a group of young Cheshire thespians who wanted to keep their acting chops sharp.