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The Cheshire High School PTO recently conducted a clothing drive, collecting bags full of donated items.

Corrected Dates For CQVIT Tournament

May 21, 2015 by Greg Lederer

The dates of Cheshire Soccer Club's Connecticut Quinnipiac Valley Invitational Tournament (CQVIT) were incorrectly printed in today's issue of The Cheshire Herald. The girls' event will run Saturday and Sunday at Quinnipiac Park. Teams from Connecticut and New England will play in different age divisions.

There is no admittance fee.

Michaela Petit Flower Clears First Hurdle

May 21, 2015 by Special To The ...

A proposal to establish Michaela Petit’s Four O’Clock as the Connecticut children’s state flower passed the House unanimously Wednesday, nearly eight years after the 11-year-old Cheshire resident lost her life in a tragic home invasion.

Not Too Early To Plan For Promotions/Graduation

May 20, 2015 by John Rook

Memorial Day is less than a week away, yet plans are already in place for the end of the school year. Once students return to on Tuesday, May 26, they will have a little over three weeks of classes left.
The Cheshire School District has already released its schedule for promotion and graduation ceremonies. They are as follows:

Promotions

June 17
Chapman School 8:30 a.m.

Art Heals Can Help Those Struggling With Medical, Emotional, Or Physical Issues

May 19, 2015 by Special To The ...

Art Heals is a program for Cheshire adult residents who are temporarily or permanently homebound because of a medical, emotional or physical difficulty. There is no charge for participation in the Art Heals program, which involves lessons with a professional art teacher from Artsplace in the client’s home.

CHS Varsity Spring Sports Slate For Monday

CHS Varsity Spring Sports Slate For Monday

CHS Softball, Baseball, Boys' Tennis, And LAX Teams Sweep On Friday

On Friday, Cheshire High School softball (11-0, 5-0 in Housatonic Division) extended their undefeated season with an 11-0 win at North Haven (5-6).

CHS Girls' Tennis, Boys' Volleyball Earn Victories On Thursday

On Thursday, Cheshire High School girls' tennis (8-1) picked up their eighth consecutive victory 4-3 over Guilford (4-4).

CHS Softball, Baseball, Boys' Lacrosse, And Tennis Teams Secure Victories On Wednesday

On Wednesday, Cheshire High School softball (10-0, 5-0 in Housatonic Division) remained unbeaten with a 17-3 victory over Lyman Hall (5-6, 1-4).

CHS Track And Field Teams, Girls' Lacrosse, Boys' Volleyball, and Girls' Golf Earn Wins On Tuesday

On Tuesday, Cheshire High School outdoor track and field teams extended strong seasons at Sheehan.

CHS Softball, Baseball, Boys' Lacrosse, and Tennis Teams Earn Victories On Monday

On Monday, Cheshire High School softball (9-0, 4-0 in Housatonic Division) posted a 2-0 shutout of Amity (7-2, 3-1).

From This Week's Cheshire Herald

TOP STORIES

Hickory Hill Pulls Application

by Michael Torelli
A local orchard owner recently withdrew his application asking for approval to host outdoor, fee-based events on his property.

monument_0.JPGPutting A Fresh Face On An Old Town Landmark

by Michael Torelli
Memorial Day is often a somber time meant to remember fallen servicemen and women who died while serving their country.

BOE May Slash Initiatives

by Michael Torelli
The Board of Education is dealing with realities of a less-than-desired budget, after the Town Council adopted a $107.87 million budget earlier this month, $69.39 million of which was reserved for the Cheshire School District.

Revamped 911 System To Improve Town Service

by Michael Torelli
A new dispatch program installed at the Cheshire Police Department is expected to provide more efficient handling of emergency calls.

OPINION

Opinion_100.jpgA Tale Of Two Proposals

The Planning and Zoning Commission has dominated local news lately, as the group has considered two highly-controversial proposals.

SPORTS

Julie Roche_0.jpgGirls’ LAX Team Has Found Momentum

by Greg Lederer
After an inconsistent start to the spring season, the Cheshire High School girls’ lacrosse team has found rhythm of late, building a four-game win streak.

AROUND TOWN

Spark 1.jpg“Spark” Lit An Unintended Fuse

by John Rook
The year was 1970. The nation was in the midst of the Vietnam War, and the homefront was becoming yet another battlefield in the conflict.