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  1. Council Looks Over Education Capital RequestsRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Cheshire Herald

    Town Councilors took a detailed look last night at the Board of Education's five-year capital expenditure plan, which totals $18.26 million. The first year of the plan requests $1.7 million in spending, including projects such as roof replacements, upgrades to Doolittle School's kitchen and servery area, and the purchase of Google Chromebooks for the incoming ninth grade class at Cheshire High School.

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  2. Referendum Question Totaling $1.5 Million Planned For SeptemberRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Cheshire Herald

    Town Councilors voted in favor of asking residents at referendum to either support or deny spending $1.5 million in new money toward the land acquistion of the Chapman property, an approximately 10-acre parcel of land directly to the south of Bartlem Park. The land, which is being offered to the Town for $3 million, will move forward if the majority of voters support the purchase at a special referendum this September.

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  3. Library Construction To Begin In AugustRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Cheshire Herald

    This information was received from the Cheshire Public Library: On Tuesday, Aug. 9, and Wednesday, Aug. 10, a new air conditioning unit will be installed on the roof of the library. The exit driveway may be blocked in the very early morning hours on Aug. 9. There may be some noise from workers on the roof during the day Tuesday and some programs may be relocated to other areas during the installation.

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  4. Library To Host 'Chef' Movie MatineeRead the original story

    Monday Jul 25 | Cheshire Herald

    The Cheshire Public Library will be showing the film "Chef" as part of its movie matinee program tomorrow afternoon. "Chef" follows chef Carl Casper as he leaves a prestigious Los Angeles restaurant and travels across the country to Miami to figure out what his next step in life should be.

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  5. Cooling Stations Announced As Region Experiences Heat WaveRead the original story

    Friday Jul 22 | Cheshire Herald

    Director of Emergency Management Jack Casner announced that the Town of Cheshire has cooling stations available for residents due to the heat advisory issued by the National Weather Service. Anyone in need of a cooling station on Friday or Saturday, The Cheshire Public Library, located at 104 Main Street is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m today and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m on Saturday, The Cheshire Senior Center, located at 240 Maple Avenue,.

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  6. Chamber Golf Outing Set For Next WeekRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | Cheshire Herald

    The Cheshire Chamber of Commerce will once again be holding its Leo Lavallee Memorial Golf Classic on Tuesday, July 26, at the Wallingford Country Club, 195 Long Hill Rd., Wallingford. Proceeds from the tournament support all ongoing activities at the Chamber, including the annual scholarship gifts.

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  7. Milone Proposing $15.8 Million Capital Budget Plan For Coming YearRead the original story

    Monday Jul 18 | Cheshire Herald

    Town Manager Michael Milone has proposed a five-year capital expenditure plan totaling $59.9 million, $15.8 million of which has been earmarked for the upcoming fiscal year. Making up the proposed 2016/2017 fiscal year capital budget is $4.2 million for public works projects, $635,000 for public safety projects, and $1.7 million for Board of Education projects.

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  8. Summer Concert Series Kicks Off With Running On EmptyRead the original story

    Monday Jul 18 | Cheshire Herald

    Assembled by Cheshire's Jonathan "Roc Doc" Schneider, Running on Empty is a tribute band of 12 New England musicians, many whom have toured and recorded with the biggest names in rock 'n' roll. The group will perform for the first time at Bartlem Park, to kick off this years Parks and Recreation Summer Concert Series.

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  9. Activities Slated At Yellow HouseRead the original story

    Friday Jul 15 | Cheshire Herald

    The Yellow House, 554 South Main St. invites children to come hang out and make new friends this summer. Registration is required for all events.

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  10. Uguccioni Hoping For Community SupportRead the original story

    Friday Jul 15 | Cheshire Herald

    Cheshire's Kelsey Uguccioni will be a participant in the Jimmy Fund Walk on Sept. 25. She will be walking 13.1 miles along the Boston Marathon route with over 9,000 other participants.

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  11. Tap In To Your Artistic Talents With Boulder KnollRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 14 | Cheshire Herald

    Cultivate your creative side with artist Betsy Demarco during the Paint Night fundraiser for Boulder Knoll Farm. The event will be held at 875 Boulder Knoll Rd. on Wednesday, July 27, beginning at 5:30 p.m. Painters will be given step-by-step instructions on how to create a painting that is inspired by the scenery at Boulder Knoll Farm.

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  12. Chapman Property Receives Mixed ReviewsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Cheshire Herald

    Town Councilors received mixed opinions from residents on the possible purchase of the Chapman property-a 10-acre parcel of land located directly to the south of Bartlem Park. The Council held a public hearing at its monthly meeting last evening, at which point residents spoke both in favor and against the potential $3 million purchase.

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  13. Funeral For Long-Serving State Representative Planned For ThursdayRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Cheshire Herald

    Mary Fritz, who served as State Representative for the 90th District for over 30 years, died on Saturday. Since then, state lawmakers from both sides of the aisle have been offering their memories of Fritz, who has been described by both Republicans and her fellow Democrats as a tireless worker who always kept the interests of her constituents at heart.

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  14. Uguccioni Seeking Empty Recyclables For Good CauseRead the original story

    Monday Jul 11 | Cheshire Herald

    Cheshire's Kelsey Uguccioni is looking to participate in the Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk this September, but needs the help of her local community to raise the necessary funds. Any resident with bags of empty bottles or cans is asked to contact Uguccioni, who will use the recyclables to redeem money toward her cause.

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  15. Summer Night At Ives TonightRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 9 | Cheshire Herald

    Pack a picnic, bring a blanket or lawn chair and come out for a free night of acoustic music with "A Summer Night at Ives Farm" tonight, July 10, from 5 to 8 p.m. Presented by the Cheshire Land Trust at Ives Farm, 1585 Cheshire St., the farm's iconic red barn is the perfect spot for a summer picnic with family and friends. Headliners will be Violent Mae and Michael Hunton.

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  16. Longtime State Rep Mary Fritz DiesRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 9 | Cheshire Herald

    Mary Fritz, longtime state representative for the towns of Cheshire and Wallingford, died this morning. Fritz's son, David Fritz, announced his mother's death on Facebook, writing that she was "a strong, dignified brilliant woman who touched so many in a positive way."

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  17. Carnival Coming Next WeekRead the original story

    Friday Jul 8 | Cheshire Herald

    Nothing says summer more than a good old-fashioned carnival, and the Cheshire Chamber of Commerce is ready to deliver its annual event. On July 14, 15, and 16, the Chamber Carnival will be held at Bartlem Park.

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  18. Lee Changes Mind On CHS Administrative Job, Will Return To Prior Positions As Coach And TeacherRead the original story

    Friday Jul 8 | Cheshire Herald

    Dan Lee has chosen to not take the Cheshire High School Assistant Principal job and instead return to his previous positions as boys' basketball and boys' golf head coach, as well as physical education teacher at the school. Lee was appointed to succeed Richard Sansoucy as assistant principal back in May. Lee has coached the boys' basketball program to four Housatonic Division titles, three in a row coming from 2014-16.

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  19. Civil War Monument Commemoration Set For TomorrowRead the original story

    Friday Jul 8 | Cheshire Herald

    It should be an exciting day for local history buffs as the towns Civil War Monument Commemoration event kicks off tomorrow morning on the green in front of First Congregational Church, 111 Church Dr. The day will feature several Civil War-themed activities as the town celebrates the 150th anniversary of the towns Civil War Monument, which was first installed in 1866. The monument features the names of several Cheshire residents who served and/or died while fighting for the Union in the Civil War.

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  20. Clearview Withdraws ApplicationRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 7 | Cheshire Herald

    Clearview Farm Preserve, LLC, the applicant of a controversial 21-lot residential subdivision near the intersection of Cornwall Avenue and Mountain Road, recently withdrew its application. The Cheshire Planning Department received a letter on July 6 from Clearview's attorney, Anthony Fazzone, reading that Clearview wished to withdraw the subdivision application, special permit application, and waiver requests that were submitted earlier this year. 1 comment

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