Herbst rips Police Commission, plans FOI action

A blistering letter from one former first selectman to another set off a chain reaction that could land the town’s Police Commission in a state Freedom of Information hearing. The issue is a zoning change that cleared the way for a senior housing development at the former United Healthcare property on Monroe Turnpike. Attorney Timothy Herbst, who represents three residents … read more

UPDATED — Businesses offer discounts to Trumbull seniors

Trumbull seniors are now eligible for discounts at more than 70 businesses in town through a new senior discount program (click here for list of participating businesses). Businesses that participate in this program offer discounts, incentives or loyalty programs to senior citizens. While most businesses in the program offer discounts to senior citizens who are age 65 and over, others … read more

Mike Herbst makes a run in Trumbull for son’s old job

TRUMBULL — In a reverse of the political acorn falling from the tree, Mike Herbst, the retired Trumbull High School athletic director, will run for first selectman. The 66-year-old former educator and father of former Trumbull First Selectman Tim Herbst made the announcement at Monday’s Republican Town Committee meeting. “I have led teams my entire life and I am ready … read more