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Photo courtesy of the Cheshire School District
Work in the west gym of Cheshire High School continues, and some parents of the school's girls' volleyball team are not happy with the length of time it's taking to complete the project. For more on this story, see this week's Cheshire 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:

CHS Varsity Slate For Friday

Friday's Cheshire High School varsity schedule:

Boyer, Senft, And Smalec Lead Cheshire Girls To Victory In The Pool

On Thursday, Cheshire High School girls' swim and dive (3-0) stayed unbeaten by defeating Lyman Hall (0-3) 106-75 at the Cheshire Community Pool.

CHS Girls' Volleyball Secures 31st Straight Victory, Soccer Teams Take One-Goal Losses

On Wednesday, Cheshire High School girls' volleyball (4-0) swept 3-0 at Foran (3-2).

Stevens Helps CHS Field Hockey Hold Off Hand, Cross Country Excels In Dual-Meet Openers

On Tuesday, Cheshire High School field hockey (2-1-1) earned a 3-2 win at Daniel Hand.

CHS Girls' Volleyball Reaches 30 Straight Victories, Girls' Soccer Comes Up Short At Guilford

On Monday, Cheshire High School (3-0) secured their 30th straight win with a 3-0 sweep at Branford (1-2).

From This Week's Cheshire Herald

Keeping Student Housing In Check
Local Resident Asks Town To Regulate Influx Of Quinnipiac Students

by Michael Torelli
One local resident is looking to the Town of Cheshire to ensure that her neighborhood doesn’t one day resemble the setting for the movie “Animal House.”

IVES FARM_1667.jpgCLT Plans A Day At Ives Farm To Show Off Property’s Natural Beauty

by Michael Torelli
When the Cheshire Land Trust acquired Ives Farm in 2006, they knew they had something special.

Arizon Taking On New Role?
Council Clears Path For Company To Become General Contractor For Pool Cover Project

by Michael Torelli
The Cheshire Town Council has approved a bid waiver that will allow the Town to discuss designating Arizon Structures, the company hired to construct the tension membrane cover over the Community Pool, as the project’s general contractor.

Student section.jpgCHS Volleyball Parents Upset Over Delays In Gym Renovations

by Greg Lederer
Cheshire High School staff, students, parents, and administrators agree that renovating the west gym this year was an overdue project. The gym floor, for instance, dates back to the 1970s.

OPINION

Opinion_21.jpgOfficials Need To Ensure Student Housing Doesn’t Become A Problem

Local resident Carol Setter admitted the issue of student housing in Cheshire is not a crisis. She also made it clear that she is not against all students making Cheshire their home during the school year.

SPORTS

Cullen Clairmont.jpgRams Football Rocks Ridgefield

by Greg Lederer
In last year’s Inaugural Southern Connecticut Conference-Fairfield Interscholastic Athletic Conference Challenge, Cheshire High School football opened with a 17-14 loss at Ridgefield. CHS went on to finish 4-7.

AROUND TOWN

Mari Hall.JPGMiles Of Smiles Run For ASD Since 2010

by Michael Torelli
It’s been four years since the Hall family watched for the first time as local community members laced up their running shoes outside of Cheshire’s Norton School.