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Cheshire Sees Solution to Appalachian Trail Campsite

The school site had several issues, not the least of which was safety as some residents and officials were concerned about the imminent move of the Youth Center to the school building. The new site is located near the intersection of the Ashuwillticook Rail Trail and the Appalachian Trail.

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Cheshire Will Try to Accommodate Hiker Camping

Town officials will apply for a special permit on behalf of Appalachian Trail hikers to accommodate camping on the Cheshire School grounds.

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Cheshire Sets Special Election to Fill Out Select Board

The Board of Selectmen made the decision Tuesday to hold a special election sooner rather than later and agreed to put both a debt exclusion vote and the selectmen seats on the same August ballot.

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Cheshire May Build Hiking Shelter for Appalachian Trail

Town Administrator Edmund St. John IV told the Selectmen last week that he has met with community members to discuss locating a designated area for through-hikers in town.

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Cheshire Boy Hands Out Trail Magic

Almost every day, Nate makes his way down to the Cheese Press memorial or Diane's Twist ice cream shop where the Appalachian Trail and the Ashuwillticook Rail Trail converge with his bag of trail magic and waits for hikers.

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Cheshire Designated As Appalachian Trail Community

Resident Eileen Quinn said the Appalachian Trail Community Committee has been working hard over the past few months preparing the application and this March, the Appalachian Trail Conservancy gave the town its blessing.

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Cheshire Seeking to Become Appalachian Trail Community

The town hopes to become an official Appalachian Trail Community in March. Earlier this year, a group of residents came together with the intention of putting Cheshire on the map using something that is already here.

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