In this week's Times

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

• Dems, GOP elect new chairs officers. Herbst criticizes Kelly's election as Democratic Party chair.

• Officer Ruscoe pleads not guilty to sex assault.

• Son thanks town for support, generosity, as mother battles cancer.

• My Luck Club: Trumbull woman launches e-commerce site with a unique twist.

• Police and fire news

• Olympian inspires students to get healthy.

• Heroin deaths on rise in the region

• Skin cancer education program and free facial analysis program coming up.

• Letters to the Editor this week talk pensions, state treasurer race and Trumbull’s future.

• Antiques and collectibles appraisal fair planned this month.

• Property transfers

• Two engagement announcements featured in our Social news

• Trumbull Animal Group needs volunteers to help clean up.

• Plenty to do in Trumbull. See our event listings.

Kids World is this week’s special section, inside the paper:

• Connecting Connecticut’s special education parents: Navigating the system well requires the ability to envision a life for your child well into the future and then actively partnering with the school team each year (and throughout the year) to develop the broader goals and more specific objectives to help that child access an appropriate education — through the right supports — and live up to his or her potential as a contributing member of society.

• Natural Beauty Birthday Bashes: As girls who have been guests or the guests of honor at a beauty birthday party know, the spa experience is most certainly not just for adults. Spa parties for kids are about having a wildly good time as much as they are about relaxation.

• Kids walk to benefit children’s hospital: Veteran’s group sponsors an April walk.

• Take a vintage train ride to visit the Easter Bunny: The Easter Bunny will once again pay a visit to the Danbury Railway Museum and you may take a ride in a vintage train through the historic railyard to visit him.

• How to be a good sports parent: Of course, we all mean well. None of us would ever intentionally harm our children. We give some tips that will help you help your super athlete grow into a super happy adult as well.