The committee that oversees the town's fire district voted unanimously Wednesday afternoon to enter into a purchase and sales agreement for a 3.7-acre Main Street parcel where officials hope to build a new fire station.
The three-person Prudential Committee, which governs the district, has scheduled a special meeting for Wednesday at 2 p.m. at which the committee is expected to vote to sign a purchase-and-sales agreement on the 3.7-acre so-called Lehovec property at 562 Main St. (Route 2).
If the Public Safety Building Study Committee has its way, it may not be the Public Safety Building Study Committee much longer.
The panel Tuesday decided to ask the Board of Selectmen to give the committee a new focus: developing a plan for a new police station.
The Cheshire Fire Department is asking players not to hang around the station after players have been found blocking doors with their vehicles.
"We have had numerous incidents lately where we have gone to our station to respond to an emergency call and have found vehicles parked in front of our apparatus bay doors," the department posted on its Facebook page on Thursday.