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The new sign outside of Cheshire High School will clue travelers in on what events are upcoming at the school. And it will do it using a digital board.

Board Of Ed Meeting Tonight

May 15, 2014 by John Rook

The Board of Education will meet tonight, where several issues are expected to be discussed.
One of those promises to be full-day kindergarten, as earlier this week the Cheshire Town Council voted to reallocate $255,000 from the BOE capital budget into their operating budget, specifically earmarked for the new kindergarten program.

All Hurdles Cleared For Full-Day Kindergarten As Council Approves Transfer Of Funds

May 14, 2014 by John Rook

It appears that full-day kindergarten will become a reality for Cheshire, as early as next school year, after the Cheshire Town Council agreed to reallocate $255,000 to the Board of Education on Tuesday night.
The money was moved from the BOE capital budget into the operating budget, where it will be used to help institute full-day kindergarten. The action was approved by a 6-3 vote.

No Action Taken On Pool Height Zoning Change

May 13, 2014 by John Rook

The Planning and Zoning Commission did not take any action Monday evening on a possible change to zoning regulations that would allow the planned tension membrane covering over the Cheshire Community Pool to be built.

PZC To Discuss Community Pool Tonight

May 12, 2014 by michael torelli

The Planning and Zoning Commission is holding a public hearing and special meeting tonight in the Town Hall’s Council Chambers.

Zumerchik Plays For SCC Title, State Tournament Pairings For CHS Softball, Baseball, And Girls' Tennis

Despite 19 kills and 14 digs from Cheshire resident Andre Zumerchik on Friday, Xavier High School boys' volleyball (second seed, 11-10) lost 3-1 (16-25, 15-25, 25-21, 18-25) in the Southern Connecticut Conference final at Shelton (top, 18-2).

CHS Softball Falls To Spartans In SCC Semis, Boys' Golf Beats Rival

In Thursday's Southern Connecticut Conference semifinals, Cheshire High School softball (top seed, 20-2) came up short 3-0 against Housatonic Division rival Amity (fifth, 16-6) at West Haven.

CHS Softball Beats Foran In SCC Quarters, Boys' V-Ball Ends Season, Golf Teams Split

In Wednesday's Southern Connecticut Conference quarterfinals, Cheshire High School softball (top seed, 20-1) defeated Foran (eighth, 11-10) 7-1.

Skibitcky, Simione Win Titles For CHS On Tuesday

On Tuesday, Cheshire High School junior track and field athlete Janaia Skibitcky took home three medals from the Southern Connecticut Conference Championship at Sheehan.

Stauffer Returns To D-III National Final, CHS Boys' Lacrosse Falls In Finale

Sophomore mid-fielder Nicole Stauffer, a 2013 Cheshire High School graduate, contribute to Trinity College women's lacrosse beating Franklin & Marshall College 11-6 in Saturday's NCAA Division III semifinal in Chester, Pennsylvania.

From This Week's Cheshire Herald

Fighting Hartford
Town Says Cap On Motor Vehicle Tax Will Cost Cheshire Thousands

by Michael Torelli
Part of a proposed Connecticut State Senate bill could result in a loss of nearly $300,000 in revenue for Cheshire, starting in 2017.

veterans_1.JPGAt High School, Veterans Take Center Stage At Special Luncheon

by Michael Torelli
Cheshire resident Tom Riccitelli was just 18 years old and a high school graduate when he was drafted into the military.

Prepping For The Worst
PD Prepares For Possible Kidnapping Scenario

by Michael Torelli
When an adult or child is abducted, law enforcement officials have only a few hours to gather information if they expect to return the missing person home safely.

Elim Park Offers Annual “Gifts” To PD, FD

by Michael Torelli
The Cheshire Town Council recently accepted a donation of $340,000 from Elim Park to be used towards expenses at the local Fire and Police departments.

OPINION

Opinion_50.jpgA Matter Of Trust Between The Town And State

Trust is essential to the survival of any good relationship.

SPORTS

Rennie 5.jpgCHS Softball Wins For Seniors

by Greg Lederer
After tearing her anterior cruciate ligament and meniscus last November, Cheshire High School’s Casey Harding wasn’t sure about the prospects for her senior season of softball.

AROUND TOWN

Vietnam 1.jpgRefugees Of Vietnam War Were Welcomed And Scorned In 1975

War is hell. That’s how General William Sherman described it during the American Civil War, as his Union soldiers decimated much of the South during what has become known as Sherman’s March to the Sea.