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The Cheshire School District was busy this summer completing a series of projects in preparation for the upcoming school year, including repaving the parking lot at Dodd Middle School.

Still Time To Sign Up For Upcoming Camps

July 24, 2016 by Special To The ...

Registration for all Parks and Recreation Department camps is available online at http://www.cheshirect.org/recreation-and-leisure or at the office at 559 South Main St. Registrants can mail in or drop off forms and payments Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m to 4 p.m., or place them in the night slot to the right of the door.
The following camps are planned for the summer:

Cooling Stations Announced As Region Experiences Heat Wave

July 22, 2016 by Special To The ...

Director of Emergency Management Jack Casner announced that the Town of Cheshire has cooling stations available for residents due to the heat advisory issued by the National Weather Service.

KidsBlitz Coming To Cornerstone

July 22, 2016 by Special To The ...

Cornerstone Church is excited to present KidsBlitz Live with lights, fog, a unique sound track and loads of action. A shared family experience, produced by Roger Fields, KidsBlitz Live is a fast-paced, high-octane event for the whole family. Families will experience Biblical truths communicated through special effects and illustrative interaction.

Chamber Golf Outing Set For Next Week

July 21, 2016 by Special To The ...

The Cheshire Chamber of Commerce will once again be holding its Leo Lavallee Memorial Golf Classic on Tuesday, July 26, at the Wallingford Country Club, 195 Long Hill Rd., Wallingford. Proceeds from the tournament support all ongoing activities at the Chamber, including the annual scholarship gifts.

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

TOP STORIES

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

Opinion_116.jpgBeware Of Outside Help

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

SPORTS

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.

AROUND TOWN

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.