Trumbull Arts Commission seeks literary competition entries, open to the public

The Trumbull Arts Commission is seeking writers from elementary grade 3 to adult of all ages to submit previously unpublished works in the categories of fiction, non-fiction and poetry. Once received, the entries are sorted and distributed to the panel of judges with the names of the authors removed for anonymity. All winning entries will be published in the 2016 … read more

You can go home again

There’s something comforting in knowing you can go home again. When I head down to Florida to visit my mom, I’m not just catching up and enjoying her company: I’m entering a time capsule. No sooner do we talk about getting ready for dinner than out comes the same metal strainer (the holes are in the shape of stars) she … read more

Tolls, taxes and transportation

I hate to say, “I told you so,” but … just as I’d predicted, Gov. Malloy’s hand-picked Transportation Finance Panel has finally issued its recommendations for paying for the governor’s 30-year, $100-billion transportation “plan.” First off, the governor’s “plan” is not a plan but a wish list of projects for all 169 towns and cities in the state. It has … read more