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Michael Torelli/Cheshire Herald
Work is underway on West Main Street as hired contractors digging for the installation of new sidewalks on the northern side of the busy roadway. The sidewalks will provide passage westward from Maple Avenue.

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.

CHS, Dodd Fall Sports Physicals Are Coming Up

Cheshire High School fall physicals for Marching Band and girls’ sports are planned for Wednesday, Aug. 10.

Cheshire AL Baseball Teams To Play In State Tournament Action On Saturday

On Saturday, Cheshire American Legion baseball will compete in a pair of state tournament games.

Cheshire AL Senior Baseball Explodes For Big Win Over Middletown, Sweeps Southern Division Sectional Series

On Thursday at Cheshire High School, Cheshire American Legion Senior baseball (fourth seed, 23-7) used a season-high run total to beat Zone 3 rival Middletown (20th, 10-18) 15-8 and sweep their Southern Division Sectional Series.

Organizers Are Planning For Second Theresa's Battleship 3 vs. 3 Basketball Tournament

The Second Annual Theresa’s Battleship 3 vs. 3 Basketball Tournament is scheduled for Sunday, Aug. 7, at the Cheshire Parks and Recreation Department courts.

Cheshire AL Baseball Teams Win State Games At Home

On Wednesday, Cheshire American Legion baseball won a pair of home games in the state tournament.

Cheshire AL Junior Baseball Wins Big In State Tourney First Round

On Monday at Cheshire High School, Cheshire American Legion Junior baseball (fourth seed, 21-4) defeated Tri-Town (13th, 10-11) 17-0 in the first round of the 17-U state tournament.

Bishop Earns NISCA/Speedo All-American, Boyer Secures Consideration Honor

Last week, Cheshire resident Karl Bishop was announced as a first-time member of the 2015-16 National Interscholastic Swim Coaches Association/Speedo Swimming and Diving All-American Team.

Cheshire AL Senior Baseball Shuts Out Rival In Regular Season Finale

On Friday at Cheshire High School, Cheshire American Legion Senior baseball (21-7) defeated Middletown (9-16) 8-0 in the regular season finale.

Bishop, May Competed In The U.S. Olympic Swim Trials

Representing Cheshire Y/Sea Dog Swim Club, Karl Bishop and David May competed in the U.S. Olympic Trials held June 26 to July 3 at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Nebraska.

Lee Changes Mind On CHS Administrative Job, Will Return To Prior Positions As Coach And Teacher

Dan Lee has chosen to not take the Cheshire High School Assistant Principal job and instead return to his previous positions as boys' basketball and boys' golf head coach, as well as physical education teacher at the school.

From This Week's Cheshire Herald

TOP STORIES

chapman.JPGNot Everyone On Board With Land Purchase

by Michael Torelli
The Cheshire Town Council received some mixed reviews from residents when the potential purchase of a 10-acre parcel of land located directly to the south of Bartlem Park was opened up to public comment.

Milone Proposes $15.8 Million Capital Budget

by Michael Torelli
Town Manager Michael Milone has proposed a five-year capital expenditure plan totaling $59.9 million, $15.8 million of which is earmarked for the current fiscal year.

Montgomery.jpgFull Speed Ahead For Cheshire Native Montgomery

by John Rook
Imagine being told that, in the very near future, you’ll be asked to run, swim, and cycle over great distances without rest or any kind of assistance.

Registrars’ Salaries Raised

by Michael Torelli
The Town of Cheshire’s registrars of voters will be receiving salary increases starting next year.

OPINION

Opinion_111.jpgPutting It In The Voters’ Hands

When it comes to the price of the Chapman property, there’s no question many in town are experiencing sticker shock.

SPORTS

Liz Boyer_2.jpgSwim Stars Earn Honors

by Greg Lederer
When starting his Cheshire High School swim career four years ago, Karl Bishop dreamed of earning the title of All-American.

AROUND TOWN

Cheshire Theatre 2_0.jpgCheshire Cinema: Film Fans Remember Modest Movie Palace

by John Rook
Do you remember the first movie you saw in the theater?