Cheshire Public Library, 104 Main St., hosts Adult Loft Knitters, for advanced/intermediate knitters, monthly on the second Saturday of every month from 10 a.m. to noon. Come to socialize, learn, and share your techniques with other knitters. Supplies will be provided but feel free to donate or bring your own and don’t forget to ask your friends to join. This adult program has a required registration. Please register at or call 203-272-2245, ext. 4.

Leaf collection

The Town of Cheshire Leaf Collection Program will began on Monday, Nov 6. All leaves must be placed curbside the evening prior to the collection date, and must be in paper biodegradable bags. Residents may take properly bagged leaves to the PW Garage, 1286 Waterbury Road, on Mondays during the scheduled collection period from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. free of charge. The collection will begin on Monday of each week as follows and collection will continue throughout the week until all targeted streets are completed. Week of Dec. 4, - All residences east side of Route 10; Week of Dec. 11, - All residences west of Route 10. Inclement weather or unexpected emergencies could delay the collection of leaves. Contact the Public Works Department at 203-271- 6650 with any questions.

Food drive

View the Road to Bethlehem from the comfort of your car from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, at the Cheshire United Methodist Church, 205 Academy Road. Donations of non-perishable foods and monetary gifts will benefit area food and fuel banks. For more information or inclement weather, call 203-272-4626.

Winter Concert

The Cheshire High School Music Department will host its annual instrumental music winter concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 14, at the High School in Thorp Auditorium.The doors open at 7:15 p.m. and admission if free.

Holiday Concert

The Cheshire Symphony Orchestra will perform a holiday concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 15, under the direction of Dr. Hilarie Clark Moore. The orchestra will close the concert with George Frideric Handel’s “Hallelujah Chorus” from The Messiah. The concert will take place t St Peter's Church, 9 Main St.  Tickets can be purchased at the door. For information visit  or find them on Facebook. 


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