Here are some of the stories and features in this week’s Times, out today:

• A vision for the future: Draft of town plan goes to public hearing Sept. 12.

• First Selectman Timothy Herbst releases his expense records, urges his opponent to release tax returns.

• Committee to study overcrowding concerns at Frenchtown Elementary.

• CT United Ride passes through Trumbull this Sunday.

• Police and fire news

• Election season letters to the editor on our Opinion page.

• Sports: Phil Terio sets sights on title; quartet tee off for Kennedy Center; softball champions and more.

• Garden Club new member orientation

• Second grade student forgoes birthday gifts to help animal shelter.

• It’s a busy time of year. Find out the latest local happenings in Spotlight, Library and other event listings.

• School briefs

• Maximize your coupon savings with help from an expert Sept. 12.

• Property transfers

• Trumbull Community television schedule.

• See Section B for news on the Arts, Classifieds and more.