Police: New York counterfeiters targeting local vendors

Trumbull police have investigated numerous incidents of counterfeiting cash in recent months, although merchants are often not aware of the crime, according to Captain Keith Golding. Counterfeiting is a continuing retail problem, Golding said. On Monday, Feb. 18, two suspects passed six counterfeit $100 bills at the HomeGoods store on Hawley Lane and escaped with a large quantity of merchandise. … read more

Bravissimo! Trumbull High students earn top honor for foreign languages

For nearly 100 Trumbull High seniors, four years of hard work paid off last week when they were awarded with the Seal of Biliteracy for proficiency in a foreign language of their choice. The seal, conferred by the State Department of Education, is awarded to students who demonstrate proficiency in English and one or more foreign languages. Trumbull High teaches … read more

Tesoro to Senate: No sales tax hike

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Note — First Selectman Vicki Tesoro delivered the following statement February 19 in opposition to Senate Bill 475 – An Act Increasing the Sales Tax Rate and Dedicating the Additional Revenue to Municipalities. Full text of the bill is here. Good Morning Chairman Rojas, Chairman Fonfara and members of the Finance, Revenue and Bonding Committee. I wanted to join you … read more

Health Department offers free hepatitis tests

The Trumbull Health Department is offering a new service to residents. Free hepatitis c screening is now available at the Health Department, 335 White Plains Road. The test is confidential. Testing requires a drop of blood from a finger stick. The results are available in 20 minutes. Residents are encouraged to call the Health Department at 203-452-1030 to schedule an … read more