In this week’s Times:

• Superintendent Gary Cialfi has proposed a district budget that represents a 3.69% increase over the current year.

• Students fight cancellation of Rent.

• EMS crew honored for cardiac arrest save. Bystanders also played a crucial part, EMS chief says.

• Coverage of Trumbull’s Swearing-in ceremony for elected officials.

• Rescued dog may have to be put down.

• Letters to the Editor this week discuss a recent food drive, a political candidate, Trumbull High Thespians and thanks from TAG.

• Police news

• Trumbull Historical Society holds annual house tour.

• Find out what’s happening at the Trumbull Libraries this week.

• Need a flu shot? We have a list of clinics this month.

• St. Joseph High School honor roll

• Sports: St. Joseph Cadets defeat Trumbull and blast Ledyard; Trumbull gets high grades in post season swimming

• School briefs

• This week’s issue is packed with holiday happenings around town and beyond.

In this week’s Section B:

• Home-cooked dinner is easy and worth the wait, says Shelton woman.

• Easton home offers historic charm with modern updates.

• A new law about getting carbon monoxide detectors.

• What kind of house do you drive?

• Umphrey’s McGee returns.

• What to do with an apple a day.

• A review of 2013 Nissan Sentra SR, Collaborative Art Show Oct. 7-Nov. 15 at Milford Center for the Arts, calendars and more.