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A cover remains over the Cheshire Community Pool and will remain there until this spring. Work on the tension membrane cover has yet to begin and some in town are growing impatient. To learn more about this story, see an upcoming edition of The Herald.

Holiday-Themed Activities Abound This Weekend

November 22, 2013 by John Rook

Looking for something to do this weekend?
Feel like getting into the holiday mood a little early?
There are plenty of activities to keep you busy today and tomorrow.
Here is a list of some of the things you can add to you schedule:

Today, Nov. 23
Festival of Trees and Marketplace
United Methodist Church
205 Academy Road
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Franciscan Christmas Fair

Full-Day Kindergarten Receives Unanimous Approval From BOE

November 22, 2013 by John Rook

The Town of Cheshire moved one step closer to instituting full-day kindergarten in Cheshire as members of the Board of Education voted unanimously to approve the measure.
The action taken by the Board is not surprising as almost all members of the BOE had previously expressed their support for the change. It is estimated that more than $700,000 will be required to implement the program.

Full-Day Kindergarten On BOE Agenda

November 21, 2013 by John Rook

The Board of Education meets tonight and on the agenda is full-day kindergarten.
Members are expected to decide tonight whether or not to approve a plan that would change Cheshire's current half-day kindergarten curriculum to a full-day one. Several members of the BOE have expressed support for the initiative, insisting that Cheshire students could be left behind if the move is not made.

Lights of Hope Helping To Honor Pastor Ricciardi

November 20, 2013 by John Rook

Ricciardi, Robert Rev._0.jpgThe St. Bridget Church community is mourning the loss of its leader this week.

CA Girls' Volleyball Captures First NEPSAC Title

Cheshire Academy girls' volleyball (18-1) swept Winchendon (Massachusetts) 3-0 (25-19, 25-12, 25-11) to win their first New England Preparatory School Athletic Council Class C title.

CJF Fifth Grade Falls In SYFC Final

In Sunday's Shoreline Youth Football Conference title game, Cheshire Junior Football fifth grade (9-2) lost 26-13 against the Bristol Bulldogs at Sheehan High School.

CHS Girls' Volleyball Ends Win Streak In LL Title Match, Boyer Claims First State Open Crown

On Saturday, Cheshire High School girls' volleyball (top seed, 24-1) lost 3-0 (22-25, 17-25, 21-25) against Darien (second, 25-0) to end their 51-match win streak in the Class LL final at Glastonbury.

CA Football Comes Up Short In Bowl Thriller, Girls' V-Ball Sweeps In NEPSAC Semis

In Saturday's New England Preparatory School Athletic Council (NEPSAC) Ken O'Keefe Bowl, Cheshire Academy football (8-1) took their first and only loss 31-28 against rival Suffield Academy (7-2).

CHS Girls' Volleyball Rallies To Eliminate Amity In LL Semis, Football To Hold Senior Night On Friday

In Thursday's Class LL semifinals, Cheshire High School girls' volleyball (top seed, 24-0) came from behind to beat Housatonic Division foe Amity (fourth, 21-5) 3-2 (23-25, 25-19, 21-25, 25-19, 15-10) for their 51st straight victory.

Boyer Sets Class L Record In The Pool, CHS Girls' Volleyball To Face Rival In Thursday's LL Semi

On Wednesday, Cheshire High School girls' swimming placed third (547 points) in the Class L final at Southern Connecticut State University.

From This Week's Cheshire Herald

JRB Moving Forward
Juvenile Review Board Approved By Council

by Michael Torelli
Juveniles in town now have an alternative choice to the State Juvenile Court system when accused of non-felonious crimes.

locker room.JPGVoters Give CHS Boys’ Locker Room An Infusion Of New Money

by Michael Torelli
The long-awaited renovation project at the Cheshire High School boy’s locker room may finally occur since some additional funding has been approved.

Another Delay For Outlets
Project Completion Date Now Expected In 2016

by Michael Torelli
The Outlets at Cheshire has pushed back their opening date to the spring of 2016, officials announced recently.

full day.jpgWhen Gina Morrisroe, a kindergarten teacher at Darcey School, taught her students about science during the fall, she decided to bring in a pumpkin for everyone to dissect.

OPINION

Opinion_30.jpgAdams Issue Over And Done

Cheshire Aquatics Director Sheila Adams shouldn’t have appeared in a video for Arizon Structures nor offered what Town Manager Michael Milone, in his written reprimand of her, referred to as a “clear endorsement” of the company.

SPORTS

Boyer 10.jpgBoyer Makes History In The Pool

by Greg Lederer
Growing up, Cheshire High School freshman swimmer Liz Boyer looked up to Kim Jerome. A 2010 graduate and captain in her senior year, Jerome earned All-American honors and set the program record in the 100-yard breaststroke.

AROUND TOWN

carver.JPGTwo Scoops Of Cherry (Tree), Please!

by Michael Torelli
Sweet Claude’s Ice Cream is getting a new type of homemade offering, but this is one flavor that residents cannot eat.


 

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