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Photo courtesy of the Historic District Commission
As Cheshire moves forward with the newly-acquired Chapman property off of Route 10, the Historic District Commission is hoping the Town will save and restore an old home currently on the land. For more information, see an upcoming edition of The Herald.

Parks And Rec Activities Planned For School Vacation

April 11, 2016 by John Rook

Cheshire schools are on Spring Recess this week, as students get a break from classes before beginning their last two months of the year.
However, as has become custom, the Cheshire Parks and Recreation Department has three activities planned for those looking for something fun to do on their time off.
On Tuesday, the Parks and Rec will sponsor their annual Fishing Derby at Mixville Park.

Get Ready For Spring With Our Spring Home Improvement Section

April 10, 2016 by michael torelli

The spring season is present in New England and, with it, the promise of warmer temperatures and longer days is surely to follow.
As such, The Cheshire Herald will be releasing its Spring Home Improvement Special Section this week. Inside, you'll see tips and tricks on how to keep renovation costs low, as well as project ideas, safety precautions, and much more.

MS Walk, Cheshire Half Marathon Expecting Big Turnouts

April 9, 2016 by Special To The ...

Cheshire High School will host the Cheshire-based 2016 Travelers Walk MS on Sunday, April 17. Check-in opens at 9 a.m. in the school’s cafeteria, 525 South Main St., and walkers will step out at 10 a.m.
Last year, more than 2,000 walkers took to the pavement in Cheshire. Together they raised over $286,000. This year, the Cheshire planning committee hopes to raise $293,000.

BREAKING NEWS: CHS Baseball Games Changed For Today And Tomorrow

April 8, 2016 by Greg Lederer

Cheshire High School baseball has had today's opener against host East Haven (1-0) moved to Kennedy Field in East Haven. Start time remains 4 p.m.
For Saturday's game at Wilton (2-0), the start time has been changed to 12 p.m.
CHS boys' golf (0-1) has rescheduled their match with host Hamden to May 19 (2:30 p.m.) at Laurel View Country Club.

Escoto Succeeds Robertson As Cheshire AL Senior Baseball Coach

Cheshire resident John Escoto has become the new Cheshire American Legion baseball Senior head coach, succeeding Bill Robertson who stepped down after seven seasons at the position.

CHS Boys Swim To Seventh Place In State Open, End Winter Season

On Saturday, Cheshire High School boys' swim secured seventh place (263 points) in the State Open final at Yale University's Robert J.H. Kiphuth Exhibition Pool.

CHS Boys Swim To Third Place In Monday's Class LL Final, Capture 400-yard Freestyle Relay Crown

On Monday, Cheshire High School boys' swimming earned third place (474 points) in the Class LL final at Wesleyan University.

Murray Competes Nationally On The Track, Swimmers To Race In Class LL Final On Monday

On Sunday, Cheshire High School junior track runner Brendan Murray posted 16th place (9:18.51) in the boys' championship two-mile in New Balance Indoor Nationals at New York's Armory Track and Field Center.

CHS Ice Hockey Drops Saturday's D-II Quarter To NFI, Swimmers To Compete In Class LL Final On Monday

On Saturday at Milford Ice Pavilion, Cheshire High School ice hockey (sixth seed, 12-10) came up short 2-1 against New Fairfield/Immaculate Co-Op (third, 17-4-2) in the Division II quarterfinals.

Nguyen Dives In Thursday's Class LL Meet, CHS Ice Hockey Has D-II Quarter Postponed To Saturday

On Thursday, Cheshire senior captain Ryan Nguyen finished 31st (109.2) in Class LL Diving at Hamden.

CHS Ice Hockey Explodes For Comeback Win Over Hand On Tuesday, Nguyen To Dive In Class LL Meet On Thursday

On Tuesday, Cheshire High School ice hockey (sixth seed, 12-9) came back to beat Daniel Hand (11th, 9-11-1) 5-1 in the Division II First Round at Wesleyan University.

CHS Boys' B-Ball Ends Season At Kennedy For Second Straight Season, Cheshire Skaters To Host Hand On Tuesday

On Monday, Cheshire High School boys' basketball (25th seed, 11-12) fell 54-48 at Kennedy (eighth, 18-5) in the Class LL First Round.

From This Week's Cheshire Herald


School Budget Under Scrutiny

by Michael Torelli
The Town Council and Board of Education discussed the proposed School District budget on Tuesday evening, and how everyone plans to handle possible cuts coming from the state level.

artists.JPGArtists With Disabilities Show Off Their Work At Special Exhibit

by Michael Torelli
Charles Michalak has trouble focusing.

Arbitration Panel’s Ruling To Save Town Over $800K

by Michael Torelli
The Cheshire Board of Education is expected to save over $800,000 after a recent arbitration victory versus the local teachers’ union.

Board Denies Grievance Over Delayed-Opening Pay For Secretaries

by Michael Torelli
Board of Education members last week denied a request from local union workers to be paid for lost hours during two delayed school openings in December.


Opinion_146.jpgCheshire Needs To Change Budget Process

According to Councilor Michael Ecke, the advice from the Town of Cheshire’s legal counsel was the same as it’s always been—avoid sending the proposed teachers’ union contract to arbitration.


Sea Dog women's team.jpgSea Dog Women Claim Crown

by Greg Lederer
Upon touching the wall first in the 200-yard butterfly on March 12 at Wesleyan University, Cheshire Y/Sea Dog Swim Club’s Liz Boyer was delighted to have defended her Short Course Senior Open title.


Top Bar Hive.jpegDancing With BEES

by Michael Torelli
For William Hesbach, beekeeping is more than just a hobby—it’s his passion.


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