Coffee hour with state representatives

Trumbull state representatives, David Rutigliano (R-123), Laura Devlin (R-134) and Ben McGorty (R-122) will be co-hosting a “Post-Session Coffee Hour” on June 24 from 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. at Chip’s Family Restaurant in Trumbull. All three state representatives serve a portion of Trumbull. Residents are encouraged to join their legislators and talk about any issues, questions or concerns related … read more

FOI hearing — Trumbull IT director says Herbst told him to delete emails

The Trumbull Director of Information Technology stated under oath last week that former First Selectman Timothy Herbst directed him to delete government records from the town’s electronic archiving system. The statement, made during a May 28 hearing before the state Freedom of Information Commission, came in response to a question from Herbst himself, who filed the FOI complaint over what … read more

Letter — Proud to support Vicki Tesoro

To the editor; Over the past year and a half, Trumbull has thrived under the steadfast leadership of Vicki Tesoro. First Selectman Tesoro has worked tirelessly to ensure our town kept a sound financial budget, kept taxes stable, worked with our education professionals to strengthen our wonderful school system, and helped move Trumbull forward by focusing on smart economic growth … 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