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

• Trumbull High’s production of ‘Rent’ takes the stage. We have photos and interviews with some of the students involved in the musical.

• Officials, residents want action taken at ‘dangerous’ Route 111 intersection.

• Cheesecake Factory moving in.

• Proposed budget heads to Town Council for a vote April 10. Finance Committee keeps education reduction intact.

• Solarize program a success in Trumbull.

• Police nab burglary suspect.

• Twice Baked Twins chair Komen Connecticut event.

• Letter-writers talk pension, political tantrums and honoring a hero.

• Police and fire logs

• St. Joseph High School announces honor roll, and much more in schools news.

• Property transfers

• Herbst delivers State of the Town address, honors residents with leadership award.

• Sports: Girls basketball champs, Casey Mack garners Stan Musial Award and more.

• Casey, a female Rottweiler, needs a home.

• Kennedy Center Awards Dinner to feature inspirational speaker.

• Event listings in Spotlight, Religious news and Library news.

In this week’s Section B:

• Finance or lease? As enjoyable as finding a new car can be, the financial commitment that such a purchase requires can make the process somewhat nerve-wracking as well. Don’t forget to weigh all of your options.

• Don’t lose when leasing: Drivers who lease often cite the fun of getting a new car every few years and the peace of mind of knowing they won’t have to deal with costly repairs associated with older vehicles as two of the best reasons to lease a vehicle.

• Most new vehicles will lose their spare tire as a step towards energy efficiency.

• Local car dealership believes in working with the community, as well as selling cars.

• Calendar of events, stick shifts are losing popularity and more.