This year census forms have been mailed to all residents. Residents are asked to review the form, make any necessary changes and sign and return it to the Town Clerk's Office in the envelope provided, even if there are no changes.
The gift will pay for the purchase and installation of additional new play equipment at the Lake Mansfield beach park, and Biasin Landscaping of Sheffield will donate the site work for the installation.
While the library building is not open for browsing, individuals can request books, DVDs, books on CD, or other items directly through the library's online catalog or by calling 499-9480, Ext. 4 or emailing the Reference Department
In an event of an emergency, the town issues alerts through CodeRED, a high-speed notification solution. The CodeRED system allows messages to be quickly delivered to targeted areas of Cheshire or to the Cheshire as a whole.
The annual drive collects nonperishable foods from the North Adams Public Schools, City Hall, Police Department, Fire Department, Spitzer Center and the library. Organized through the public schools, the food drive started with the opening of the Friendship Center Pantry on Eagle Street in 2011.