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Cheshire's Rachna Prasad (right) and her fiancee Gaurav Agarwal will be having a traditional Indian wedding next week, which will take place over several days. The two met under unique circumstances and are now tying the knot. For more on how these two met and what will take place during their special day(s), see an upcoming edition of The Herald.

School Canceled For Monday, Town Manager Issuing CodeRed announcement at 2 p.m. Sunday

February 10, 2013 by John Rook

Superintendent of Schools Dr. Greg Florio's office confirmed this afternoon that classes have been canceled for Monday, Feb. 11.
Cheshire was hit hard by the Blizzard of 2013, as was the rest of the state, and several streets in town remain unplowed. Travel has remained diffcult as crews continue to try and clear as much of the snow away as possible.

Class LL Track And Field, SCC Wrestling Moved To Wednesday

February 9, 2013 by Greg Lederer

Instead of competing tomorrow, Cheshire High School athletes will seek the following championships on Wednesday at 4 p.m.:
Indoor Track And Field
The Floyd Little Athletic Center in New Haven will host the Class LL Championship. The State Open will be Feb. 19, also at 4 p.m.
Photo of senior Kathleen Kalbian was taken by Allen Paul/Cheshire Herald.

Breaking News: CCP Bubble Comes down

February 9, 2013 by Greg Lederer

Under weight of snow, the bubble atop Cheshire Community Pool collapsed this morning. According to coaches within the Cheshire YMCA Sea Dog Swim Club, this event occurred at approximately 3:30 a.m. There is a rip of undetermined size in it.
Check back for updates as more information comes out. The Sea Dogs have confirmed that tomorrow's 12-and-Under State Championship has been cancelled.

One Percent Of Cheshire Residents Without Power As Blizzard 2013 Moves Out

February 9, 2013 by John Rook

As of 9 a.m., 179 residents in Cheshire were without electricyt, according to Connecticut Light and Power.
That makes up only one percent of customers in town.
Gov. Dannel Malloy has announced this morning that roads will remain closed for an undertermined amount of time today, including interstates 95 and 91. A parking ban remains in effect for Cheshire.

Malloy Bans Travel On Limited Access Highways

February 8, 2013 by Special To The ...

The following was recieved from Gov. Dannel Malloy's office:

Town Offices Closed; Activities Canceled

February 8, 2013 by Josh Morgan

All Town offices are closing at 1:00 p.m. today, Feb. 8, due to the winter storm.
Additionally, activities throughout various town buildings have been canceled. See below for a complete listing of closures and cancellations as provided by Town Hall:

Cheshire American Legion Senior Baseball Holds Off Host Stamford, Wins First Regional Crown

On Tuesday, Cheshire American Legion Senior baseball (29-10) beat host Stamford (31-6-1) 7-5 to capture the program's first Southern Division Super Regional Tournament at Cubeta Stadium.

Cheshire American Legion Senior Baseball Shuts Down Defending Champion Branford

On Sunday, at Cubeta Stadium in Stamford, Cheshire American Legion Senior baseball (28-10) posted a 2-0 shutout of defending state champ Branford (32-3) in the Super Regional Tournament.

Cheshire American Legion Baseball Rallies To Beat Host Stamford In Super Regionals

On Saturday, Cheshire American Legion Senior baseball (27-10) came from behind to beat host Stamford (29-5-1) 5-4 in 10 innings at Cubeta Stadium.

Harding Attends WPSL Semis

In the first of two Women's Premier Soccer League semifinals on Saturday, Cailynn Harding and Connecticut Football Club (CFC) Passion lost 2-0 to the Houston Aces at Arundel High School (Gambrills, Maryland).

Cheshire Girls Win LAX Title In Newington!

At Clem Lemire Recreation Complex in Newington, Cheshire girls' lacrosse won the 13-U Nutmeg State Games Tournament on Saturday.

Branco Oversaw Ultimate Soccer Academy This Week In Cheshire

The Ultimate Soccer Academy camp ran this week at Quinnipiac Park.

Cheshire American Legion Senior Baseball Sweeps Trumbull, Wins Sectional Finals At CHS

After forfeiting a game they led 8-2 in the eighth inning yesterday, Cheshire American Legion Senior baseball (26-10) beat Trumbull 10-4 and 12-2 at Cheshire High School to win the Southern Division Sectional finals 2-1.

Cheshire American Legion Senior Baseball Forfeits Sectional Opener To Trumbull

On Wednesday, at Cheshire High School, Cheshire American Legion Senior baseball (fourth seed, 24-10) lost the first game of the Southern Division Sectional finals in unusual fashion.

Cheshire Field Hockey League Is Running In Full Swing

Cheshire Field Hockey League is currently running on Mondays at Cheshire High School's Alumni Field.

From This Week's Cheshire Herald

Residents Rail Against Drive-Thru

by Michael Torelli
There is no mistaking where neighboring residents stand on the issue of a Dunkin’ Donuts drive-thru being installed in a gas station off of West Main Street.

Robots.JPGGetting Up Close And Personal With Robots

by Michael Torelli
Cones were stationed around a couple of Cheshire Public Library parking spaces on July 10 for a special event.

Arizon Contract In Holding Pattern
Vacations And Objections To Agreement Delay Pool Cover Design

by Michael Torelli
To some, summer is a time for relaxation and vacation. For others, such as those trying to finalize the contract with Missouri-based Arizon Structures, LLC to build a tension membrane cover over the Cheshire Community Pool, summer can be a difficult time.

Schiaroli.JPGAfter 25 Years, Building Official Schiaroli Retiring

by Michael Torelli
Bert Schiaroli can recite residential building code and knows his way around construction sites. For the past 25 years, Schiaroli has been the man responsible for making sure that the work completed in this community rose to the standards set by Town of Cheshire.

OPINION

Opinion_16.jpgA Swing And Miss For Trumbull

In the end, the controversy surrounding Cheshire American Legion’s first game against Trumbull had little bearing on the outcome of the short three-game series. Cheshire was able to sweep a double-header on Thursday, July 24, meaning they advanced in the postseason, ready to play another day.

SPORTS

Jon Koski_0.jpgForfeit Is Story Of Baseball Opener

by Greg Lederer
On July 23, Cheshire American Legion Senior baseball looked to be well on the verge of taking their Sectional finals opener against Trumbull at Cheshire High School. But, with an 8-2 lead heading into the top of the eighth inning, the game ended abruptly in controversial fashion.

AROUND TOWN

File Photo - Lonergan back right, playing bassoon.jpgBassoonist Sue Lonergan And CSO: A Perfect Fit

by John Rook
There are few instruments as distinctly recognizable as a bassoon.
While the untrained eye may not be able to decipher between a violin and viola, or quickly tell the difference between a bass and electric guitar, the bassoon offers no such issues.