Cheshire News http://www.cheshirect.org 2016-11-15T14:04:06 umbraco v4 All the latest news from the city of cheshire en Holiday DUI Checkpoints http://www.cheshirect.org/news/holiday-dui-checkpoints/ 2016-11-15T14:04:06 Arnett Talbot http://www.cheshirect.org/news/holiday-dui-checkpoints/ Click here for information from the Cheshire Police Department on Thanksgiving holiday DUI checkpoints.

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Click here for information from the Cheshire Police Department on Thanksgiving holiday DUI checkpoints.

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Referendum results (unofficial) http://www.cheshirect.org/news/referendum-results-unofficial/ 2016-11-09T13:03:23 Arnett Talbot http://www.cheshirect.org/news/referendum-results-unofficial/ CLICK HERE FOR NOVEMBER 8, 2016 LOCAL ELECTION CANDIDATE RESULTS

 

 

LOCAL UNOFFICIAL REFERENDUM RESULTS

NOVEMBER 8, 2016\

 

1.         Shall the $3,163,000 appropriation and bond authorization for upgrade and expansion of Town/Education public safety radio communication system be approved?

YES:   7823                                                  NO:  6514

 

 

2.         Shall the $635,000 appropriation and bond authorization for Replacement Of 1990 Fire Truck Pumping Engine #3 be approved?

YES:           12434                                          NO:   3752

 

 

3.         Shall the $1,650,000 appropriation and bond authorization for Road Repavement Program be approved?

YES:            10534                                         NO:  3897

 

 

4.         Shall the $3,500,000 appropriation and bond authorization for West Johnson Avenue Pump Station Rehabilitation be approved?

YES:                    7807                                 NO:   6438

 

 

5.         Shall the $375,000 appropriation and bond authorization for Lavatory Improvements To Norton, Chapman And Darcey Schools be approved?

YES:            10202                                         NO:   4301

 

 

6.         Shall the $275,000 appropriation and bond authorization for Window Replacements To Cheshire High School be approved?

YES:                   9551                                  NO:   5147

 

 

REFERENDUM RESULTS ANALYSIS

 

PROJECT

   

AMOUNT

 

YES

NO

 

TOTAL

 

% YES

                       

PUBLIC SAFETY RADIO

 

$3,163,000

 

7,823

6,514

 

14,337

 

54.57%

                       

FIRE TRUCK PUMPING ENGINE

 

$635,000

 

12,434

3,752

 

16,186

 

76.82%

                       

ROAD REPAVEMENT PROGRAM

$1,650,000

 

10,534

3,897

 

14,431

 

73.00%

                       

WEST JOHNSON PUMP STATION

$3,500,000

 

7,807

6,438

 

14,245

 

54.81%

                       

SCHOOL LAVATORY   IMPROVEMENTS

$375,000

 

10,202

4,301

 

14,503

 

70.34%

                       

CHS WINDOW REPLACEMENT

 

$275,000

 

9,551

5,147

 

14,698

 

64.98%

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CLICK HERE FOR NOVEMBER 8, 2016 LOCAL ELECTION CANDIDATE RESULTS

 

 

LOCAL UNOFFICIAL REFERENDUM RESULTS

NOVEMBER 8, 2016\

 

1.         Shall the $3,163,000 appropriation and bond authorization for upgrade and expansion of Town/Education public safety radio communication system be approved?

YES:   7823                                                  NO:  6514

 

 

2.         Shall the $635,000 appropriation and bond authorization for Replacement Of 1990 Fire Truck Pumping Engine #3 be approved?

YES:           12434                                          NO:   3752

 

 

3.         Shall the $1,650,000 appropriation and bond authorization for Road Repavement Program be approved?

YES:            10534                                         NO:  3897

 

 

4.         Shall the $3,500,000 appropriation and bond authorization for West Johnson Avenue Pump Station Rehabilitation be approved?

YES:                    7807                                 NO:   6438

 

 

5.         Shall the $375,000 appropriation and bond authorization for Lavatory Improvements To Norton, Chapman And Darcey Schools be approved?

YES:            10202                                         NO:   4301

 

 

6.         Shall the $275,000 appropriation and bond authorization for Window Replacements To Cheshire High School be approved?

YES:                   9551                                  NO:   5147

 

 

REFERENDUM RESULTS ANALYSIS

 

PROJECT

   

AMOUNT

 

YES

NO

 

TOTAL

 

% YES

                       

PUBLIC SAFETY RADIO

 

$3,163,000

 

7,823

6,514

 

14,337

 

54.57%

                       

FIRE TRUCK PUMPING ENGINE

 

$635,000

 

12,434

3,752

 

16,186

 

76.82%

                       

ROAD REPAVEMENT PROGRAM

$1,650,000

 

10,534

3,897

 

14,431

 

73.00%

                       

WEST JOHNSON PUMP STATION

$3,500,000

 

7,807

6,438

 

14,245

 

54.81%

                       

SCHOOL LAVATORY   IMPROVEMENTS

$375,000

 

10,202

4,301

 

14,503

 

70.34%

                       

CHS WINDOW REPLACEMENT

 

$275,000

 

9,551

5,147

 

14,698

 

64.98%

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Charter Revision Public Comment Session http://www.cheshirect.org/news/charter-revision-public-comment-session/ 2016-11-07T14:36:31 Arnett Talbot http://www.cheshirect.org/news/charter-revision-public-comment-session/             The Town of Cheshire Charter Revision Commission will be holding a public comment session at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 16, 2016 in Council Chambers at Town Hall, 84 South Main Street on the form of municipal government in the Town of Cheshire.  Residents are encouraged to attend to provide suggestions and ask questions regarding the form of local government best suited to Cheshire.  The Charter Revision Commission will consider this public input as they review and make recommendations for the Town Charter.

 

            The Commission will be holding additional public comment sessions on various portions of the Charter, and the dates, time and topics will be noticed in advance.

 

            Information on the Charter and the Commission is available on the Town website at www.cheshirect.org/charter-revision/  including video on demand of the Commission’s meetings.

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            The Town of Cheshire Charter Revision Commission will be holding a public comment session at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 16, 2016 in Council Chambers at Town Hall, 84 South Main Street on the form of municipal government in the Town of Cheshire.  Residents are encouraged to attend to provide suggestions and ask questions regarding the form of local government best suited to Cheshire.  The Charter Revision Commission will consider this public input as they review and make recommendations for the Town Charter.

 

            The Commission will be holding additional public comment sessions on various portions of the Charter, and the dates, time and topics will be noticed in advance.

 

            Information on the Charter and the Commission is available on the Town website at www.cheshirect.org/charter-revision/  including video on demand of the Commission’s meetings.

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RAD class November 2016 http://www.cheshirect.org/news/rad-class-november-2016/ 2016-11-04T10:47:37 Arnett Talbot http://www.cheshirect.org/news/rad-class-november-2016/ CHESHIRE POLICE DEPARTMENT

OFFERS FREE R.A.D. CLASSES

 

     In light of recent events to which the women of Cheshire have fallen victim, the Cheshire Police Department wishes to make our community aware that we are continuing to offer the Rape Aggression Defense Systems Training (R.A.D.) class for women.

     R.A.D. is a program of realistic self-defense techniques and tactics. It is a comprehensive self-defense course for women, high-school aged and above. The program is designed for the average woman with no prior experience or background in physical training or self-defense.

     The program begins with a night of lecture that includes self- awareness, prevention, risk reduction, and risk avoidance. The program progresses over five nights into hands-on basic defensive training.

     The course is led by officers of the Cheshire Police Department who are R.A.D. certified instructors.

     This course is free to any Cheshire resident or anyone employed within the town of Cheshire.

     The next class will begin Tuesday November 29, 2016, and runs for three consecutive weeks on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 7:00 p.m. until 9:30 p.m.

   For more information and to register for this free course, click here

 

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CHESHIRE POLICE DEPARTMENT

OFFERS FREE R.A.D. CLASSES

 

     In light of recent events to which the women of Cheshire have fallen victim, the Cheshire Police Department wishes to make our community aware that we are continuing to offer the Rape Aggression Defense Systems Training (R.A.D.) class for women.

     R.A.D. is a program of realistic self-defense techniques and tactics. It is a comprehensive self-defense course for women, high-school aged and above. The program is designed for the average woman with no prior experience or background in physical training or self-defense.

     The program begins with a night of lecture that includes self- awareness, prevention, risk reduction, and risk avoidance. The program progresses over five nights into hands-on basic defensive training.

     The course is led by officers of the Cheshire Police Department who are R.A.D. certified instructors.

     This course is free to any Cheshire resident or anyone employed within the town of Cheshire.

     The next class will begin Tuesday November 29, 2016, and runs for three consecutive weeks on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 7:00 p.m. until 9:30 p.m.

   For more information and to register for this free course, click here

 

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leaf collection 2016 http://www.cheshirect.org/news/leaf-collection-2016/ 2016-10-25T13:11:19 Arnett Talbot http://www.cheshirect.org/news/leaf-collection-2016/ The Town’s Leaf Collection will begin on Monday, November 7, 2016

 

     Residents may bring leaves in biodegradable bags for disposal at the Public Works Garage at 1286 Waterbury Road on Monday mornings from 7:30-8:30 a.m. on 11/7, 11/14, 11/21, 11/28, 12/5, and 12/12.

     Leaves for collection by Public Works crews must be placed curbside in biodegradable bags before 7:00 a.m. the Monday of the week scheduled for pick-up.  Collection schedule is as follows:

 

November 7 to November 18, 2016 -  All streets will have an initial pickup; some streets may receive a second pickup

Week of November 21, 2016  - All residences EAST side of Route 10  (Wallingford side)

Week of November 28, 2016  -  All residences WEST of Route 10   (Waterbury side)

Week of December 5, 2016  - All residences EAST side of Route 10  (Wallingford side)

Week of December 12, 2016  - All residences WEST of Route 10   (Waterbury side)

 

PLEASE NOTE: Inclement weather or unexpected emergencies may delay leaf collection.

 

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The Town’s Leaf Collection will begin on Monday, November 7, 2016

 

     Residents may bring leaves in biodegradable bags for disposal at the Public Works Garage at 1286 Waterbury Road on Monday mornings from 7:30-8:30 a.m. on 11/7, 11/14, 11/21, 11/28, 12/5, and 12/12.

     Leaves for collection by Public Works crews must be placed curbside in biodegradable bags before 7:00 a.m. the Monday of the week scheduled for pick-up.  Collection schedule is as follows:

 

November 7 to November 18, 2016 -  All streets will have an initial pickup; some streets may receive a second pickup

Week of November 21, 2016  - All residences EAST side of Route 10  (Wallingford side)

Week of November 28, 2016  -  All residences WEST of Route 10   (Waterbury side)

Week of December 5, 2016  - All residences EAST side of Route 10  (Wallingford side)

Week of December 12, 2016  - All residences WEST of Route 10   (Waterbury side)

 

PLEASE NOTE: Inclement weather or unexpected emergencies may delay leaf collection.

 

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