Cheshire News http://www.cheshirect.org 2014-10-22T17:55:15 umbraco v4 All the latest news from the city of cheshire en recycling materials reminder http://www.cheshirect.org/news/recycling-materials-reminder/ 2014-10-22T17:55:15 Arnett Talbot http://www.cheshirect.org/news/recycling-materials-reminder/         Non-recyclable materials are being placed in recycling containers, which has led to over 15 loads being rejected by the recycling facility.  Please do not place non-recyclable items in your recycling container; if there is any non-acceptable material in your container, it may not be collected.

        Rejected loads cost time and money.  The success and cost effectiveness of this program is significantly impacted by the compliance of our residents.

        Your cooperation and assistance is greatly appreciated. 

        Also, please do not bag your recyclables but place them loose in the container.  Not only is there a debagging fee at the recycling facility, but plastic grocery and retailer bags are not recyclable.

 

Click here to review the list of acceptable and non-acceptable materials

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        Non-recyclable materials are being placed in recycling containers, which has led to over 15 loads being rejected by the recycling facility.  Please do not place non-recyclable items in your recycling container; if there is any non-acceptable material in your container, it may not be collected.

        Rejected loads cost time and money.  The success and cost effectiveness of this program is significantly impacted by the compliance of our residents.

        Your cooperation and assistance is greatly appreciated. 

        Also, please do not bag your recyclables but place them loose in the container.  Not only is there a debagging fee at the recycling facility, but plastic grocery and retailer bags are not recyclable.

 

Click here to review the list of acceptable and non-acceptable materials

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Public Health Info Ebola http://www.cheshirect.org/news/public-health-info-ebola/ 2014-10-22T17:17:01 Arnett Talbot http://www.cheshirect.org/news/public-health-info-ebola/           The Town of Cheshire has been working closely with the Chesprocott Health District and regional emergency responders to plan the Town’s emergency response to potential Ebola cases. 

          At this point there is no immediate concern for our community, but we are prepared to assist Chesprocott, the Connecticut Department of Health (DPH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) with their established plans and protocols if necessary.  Both the DPH and the CDC websites have an extensive amount of information regarding the virus, the risks and precautions, and protocols.  We encourage residents to follow the links below to visit these sites. These websites will also provide updates as they become available, and should be considered the official source for information.

         If you wish to speak to a public health representative, please call Chesprocott at 203 272-2761.

 

Connecticut Department of Health     

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention    

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          The Town of Cheshire has been working closely with the Chesprocott Health District and regional emergency responders to plan the Town’s emergency response to potential Ebola cases. 

          At this point there is no immediate concern for our community, but we are prepared to assist Chesprocott, the Connecticut Department of Health (DPH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) with their established plans and protocols if necessary.  Both the DPH and the CDC websites have an extensive amount of information regarding the virus, the risks and precautions, and protocols.  We encourage residents to follow the links below to visit these sites. These websites will also provide updates as they become available, and should be considered the official source for information.

         If you wish to speak to a public health representative, please call Chesprocott at 203 272-2761.

 

Connecticut Department of Health     

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention    

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SafeWise Saftest Cities award http://www.cheshirect.org/news/safewise-saftest-cities-award/ 2014-10-20T15:36:18 Arnett Talbot http://www.cheshirect.org/news/safewise-saftest-cities-award/ SafeWise Safest City award 10-21-14

Cheshire has been recognized as the 16th Safest City in Connecticut by SafeWise.com.

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SafeWise Safest City award 10-21-14

Cheshire has been recognized as the 16th Safest City in Connecticut by SafeWise.com.

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Town Leaf Collection http://www.cheshirect.org/news/town-leaf-collection/ 2014-10-20T13:08:49 Arnett Talbot http://www.cheshirect.org/news/town-leaf-collection/ Leaves must be placed curbside in biodegradable bags before 7:00 a.m. on Mondays for pick-up by the Public Works Department according to the following schedule. 
  • November 3-21:  ENTIRE TOWN -  Every street will be collected at least once during this period
  • November 24-26:  Collection will occur for at least once during this period for streets WEST of Route 10 (Waterbury side of Town)
  • December 1-5: Collection will occur at least once during this period for streets EAST of Route 10 (Wallingford side of Town)
  • December 8-12: Collection will occur at least once during this period for streets WEST of Route 10 
  • December 15-19: Collection will occur at least once during this period for streets EAST of Route 10

 NOTE: Inclement weather or unexpected emergencies can delay leaf collection.

 

Residents may also bring leaves in biodegradable bags for disposal to the Public Works Garage, 1286 Waterbury Road for no charge on Monday mornings from 7:30-8:30 a.m. on November 3, 10, 17 and 24, and December 1, 8 and 15. 

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Leaves must be placed curbside in biodegradable bags before 7:00 a.m. on Mondays for pick-up by the Public Works Department according to the following schedule. 
  • November 3-21:  ENTIRE TOWN -  Every street will be collected at least once during this period
  • November 24-26:  Collection will occur for at least once during this period for streets WEST of Route 10 (Waterbury side of Town)
  • December 1-5: Collection will occur at least once during this period for streets EAST of Route 10 (Wallingford side of Town)
  • December 8-12: Collection will occur at least once during this period for streets WEST of Route 10 
  • December 15-19: Collection will occur at least once during this period for streets EAST of Route 10

 NOTE: Inclement weather or unexpected emergencies can delay leaf collection.

 

Residents may also bring leaves in biodegradable bags for disposal to the Public Works Garage, 1286 Waterbury Road for no charge on Monday mornings from 7:30-8:30 a.m. on November 3, 10, 17 and 24, and December 1, 8 and 15. 

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New Building Official Appointed http://www.cheshirect.org/news/new-building-official-appointed/ 2014-10-14T11:56:19 Arnett Talbot http://www.cheshirect.org/news/new-building-official-appointed/            Mr. Keith Darin has been appointed as the new Building Official for the Town of Cheshire effective October 27, 2014.  Mr. Darin has extensive experience in municipal government and the construction industry having served as the Building Official in East Haddam since 2007, preceded by his position as Assistant Building Official in Middlebury for seven years.  Prior to that Mr. Darin spent 24 years as the owner of a home improvement construction company.

 

            The combination of municipal government and construction experience affords Mr. Darin a good balance of skillsets which will serve him well in his management of the Building Inspection Department.  He also brings a strong work ethic and excellent customer service qualities, which are critical attributes for this position.

 

            Mr. Darin, who lives in Meriden, replaces Bert Schiaroli who retired on July 31, 2014 after serving 11 years as the Town’s Building Official.

 

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           Mr. Keith Darin has been appointed as the new Building Official for the Town of Cheshire effective October 27, 2014.  Mr. Darin has extensive experience in municipal government and the construction industry having served as the Building Official in East Haddam since 2007, preceded by his position as Assistant Building Official in Middlebury for seven years.  Prior to that Mr. Darin spent 24 years as the owner of a home improvement construction company.

 

            The combination of municipal government and construction experience affords Mr. Darin a good balance of skillsets which will serve him well in his management of the Building Inspection Department.  He also brings a strong work ethic and excellent customer service qualities, which are critical attributes for this position.

 

            Mr. Darin, who lives in Meriden, replaces Bert Schiaroli who retired on July 31, 2014 after serving 11 years as the Town’s Building Official.

 

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