Year in Review: Top 10 Trumbull stories from 2015

Kevin Sutherland With parents Doug and Terry

From the cold, snowy winter earlier in the year to the warm, damp and elongated fall that has bookended it, Trumbull wasn’t shy in notching some of the top headlines across the HAN Network’s collection of regional newspapers in 2015. The town enjoyed its fair share of compelling news over the last year, ranging from a very close municipal election to … read more

‘Great Minds,’ controversial painting, leaves Trumbull Library

The face of Margaret Sanger in the painting, Women of Purpose, will remain as is, after it was vandalized March 11, according to the owner.

While some battled to have it taken down much sooner, a controversial painting at the Trumbull Library stayed up through early May — the scheduled closing of the exhibit. The controversial painting that made headlines in Trumbull and beyond was packed up last week with the rest of The Great Minds collection. Women of Purpose, a painting by artist Robin … read more

Herbst says vandalism act doesn't reflect community, artist calls it a 'hate crime'

First Selectman Timothy Herbst

Following the vandalism of the controversial Women of Purpose painting at The Trumbull Library Wednesday night, both First Selectman Timothy Herbst and the artist are speaking out. Herbst is asking the vandal to come forward and turn herself in. • More on the ‘Women of Purpose’ controversy Herbst said: “All Trumbull residents should be outraged that someone would come into … read more