Woman accused of animal cruelty may have placed hundreds of cats in homes

Lisa Richards, the Trumbull woman accused of cruelty to animals when she allegedly returned a sick cat to its owner following a neutering operation, may have taken thousands more to a Waterbury clinic for neutering. Richards was the subject of an on-line feature story that appeared on the website feralcatsconnecticut.wordpress.com in 2010. According to the story, written by Sean Maloney, … read more

Benny the bunny needs a home

  Benny Benny is a friendly 1-year-old male Dutch X rabbit looking for a new home, according to shelter staff.  To visit Benny and other pets available for adoption, visit the Trumbull Animal Shelter, 324 Church Hill Road, or call 203-452-5088.   Facebook page The Trumbull Animal Group has a Facebook page to show adoptable pets, adoption stories, notices of … read more

Health Notes

Health Notes is a weekly feature that highlights health and wellness news in the area. Hospitals and other health related agencies may e-mail items to scappetta@hersamacorn.com. Better Breathing Club Meets Fridays, Jan. 25 and Feb. 22, 1:30, Bridgeport Hospital, 267 Grant St. Open to anyone with chronic respiratory disease. To register, call 203-336-7375.   Caregiver support Free patient and caregiver … read more

Get radon test kits at Health District

The Trumbull Monroe Health District has free radon test kits available to Trumbull and Monroe residents. Supplies are limited and will be given on a first come first serve basis. Individuals who obtain kits must provide proof of residency and share test results with the Health District. Contact TMHD at 203-452-5195 to reserve a kit. The district also has radon … read more