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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.

Officials Advise Residents To Sign Up For CODERED

February 8, 2013 by John Rook

As the snow outside escaltes and winds become more severe, power outages are a possibility in Cheshire. As such, the Town of Cheshire may open its emergency response centers.
If the Town determines there is a need to do so, it will issue a CODERED announcement to all residents signed up for the service.
For those who have not yet registered, officials ask that you do so at the below link:

Town Issues Parking Ban, Advises Residents About Procedures In Case Of Power Outages

February 8, 2013 by John Rook

With a blizzard already beginning to affect parts of Connecticut, Cheshire town officials have issued the following announcements:
 Friday events at The Yellow House have been cancelled.
There is a parking ban in effect from 8 a.m. Friday, February 8, until further notice to enable crews to clear roads.
Friday trash and recycling collection is expected to be completed.

Updated List Of CHS Varsity Sports Postponements

February 8, 2013 by Greg Lederer

With the impending winter storm, the following changes have been made to CHS varsity contests:
Indoor Track And Field
Friday's Class LL Championship has been moved to Sunday at the Floyd Little Athletic Center in New Haven. New start time is 2 p.m.
Wrestling

Schools Officially Closed Tomorrow As Other Events Get Postponed

February 7, 2013 by John Rook

With the impending blizzard expected to hit Connecticut early tomorrow morning, Superintendent of Schools Dr. Greg Florio has officially cancelled classes for Friday.

Town Preparing For Winter Storm

February 7, 2013 by Josh Morgan

Town crews have spent most of today preparing for the winter storm that’s expected to rock the area this weekend.

Superintendent Expected To Make Decision About Friday Classes This Afternoon

February 7, 2013 by John Rook

With the potential for a Friday blizzard in the forecast, Superintendent of Schools Dr. Greg Florio is expected to make a decision this afternoon about whether classes will be canceled tomorrow, according to his office.
Florio will be speaking with other area superintendents later on today to discuss how different districts plan to handle the looming storm.

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.