CHESHIRE--Cheshire Democratic and Republican town officials have been working together to make the best possible decisions to protect and safeguard every Cheshire resident when it comes to the coronavirus pandemic that we all face.
Democratic Town Councilor Peter Talbot said it is important that we maintain a "sense of community."
"This is an unprecedented period we are in," Talbot said. "Please heed the warnings and alerts from the Federal, State and local government. Your safety and well being is what we are all striving for.
"The precautions taken regarding school and other closures has absolutely been the right decision. We will never know the impact that it has had, but suffice it to say, that it has slowed and lessened the impact of the pandemic."
Talbot suggests that residents check the town's website - cheshirect.org - for updated coronavirus information.
"Thank you for your patience, caring and concern during this difficult time," Talbot said. "As we practice "social distancing," please make sure you call or text a neighbor to see how they are doing.
"It is important that we maintain that sense of community."
Dan Nowak is chairman of the Cheshire Democratic Town Committee's Communication Relations/IT Committee, a volunteer position. He is a Cheshire Parks and Recreation Commissioner and has been a sportswriter at the New Haven Register for 36 years.