Nov 15 2013

Herbst talks goals for third term

Following last week’s victory at the polls, Republican First Selectman Timothy Herbst laid out goals for what will be his third two-year term as the town’s CEO. In his office last Friday, Herbst discussed goals for sewer issues, capital projects and his take on what last Tuesday’s stunning victory for Trumbull GOP candidates means. Herbst …

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Nov 06 2013

Herbst wins by landslide in Trumbull

TRUMBULL — After hearing from the candidates in three separate, contentious debates, voters Tuesday decided to grant First Selectman Tim Herbst a third two-year term. The GOP incumbent beat Democratic challenger Martha Jankovic-Mark, a longtime Town Council member, by more than 3,500 votes — more votes than Jankovic-Mark received in total.

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Nov 06 2013

Herbst, GOP, Win All Their Races in Trumbull

First Selectman Tim Herbst and the entire republican slate won on Tuesday night. That means a 17-4 GOP majority on the 21-seat Town Council, because Trumbull has minority representation rules. Democrats also have seats blocked off on other boards and commissions because of minority representation rules. Unofficially, Herbst received 6,371 votes to Democrat Martha Jankovic-Mark’s …

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Nov 06 2013

Herbst wins by a landslide

First Selectman Timotht Herbst easily won a third term Tuesday night, sweeping the election with roughly 70% of the vote, according to unofficial results. Herbst garnered 6,371 votes while Democratic Challenger Martha Jankovic-Mark got 2,788 votes.

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Nov 03 2013

Herbst leading Trumbull ahead

First Selectman Tim Herbst, though his critics say he does not work well with others, has certainly worked on behalf of Trumbull taxpayers. With minimal tax increases during his four years on the job, the 33-year-old first selectman has kept the community of some 34,000 residents stable.

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Nov 03 2013

GOP Chairman endorses slate

As Chairman of the Trumbull Republican Town Committee, I have the pleasure of working closely with our candidates during election time. This year, we have a unique group of candidates running for public office.

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Oct 31 2013

Ensuring reality lives up to the promise

Four years ago when I sought this office, I pledged that my administration would work toward ensuring that the reality of Trumbull lived up to the promise of Trumbull. These last four years have presented challenges I could not foresee and would not expect. Through these challenges I firmly believe the Town of Trumbull is …

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Oct 30 2013

Herbst unwavering in pursuit of third term

TRUMBULL — Tim Herbst settled into a cozy red-and-beige print wing-back chair in his living room. Sunlight poured through the window. The hardwood floors of his Trumbull home gleamed. The chair is his favorite one in this room, given to him by a friend of a teacher who was cleaning out her house. From this …

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Oct 30 2013

Stern Village residents criticize Democrat

TRUMBULL — Stern Village senior citizens accuse Democratic candidate for first selectman Martha Jankovic-Mark of bashing their housing complex, misleading voters and making wild claims that they say anyone familiar with the place would know are untrue.

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Oct 26 2013

Democrat Fabrizi endorses GOP’s Herbst

TRUMBULL — Plenty of Tim Herbst’s Republican stalwarts turned out to support him at an Oktoberfest campaign fundraiser Thursday at the Southport Brewing Company in Fairfield. That’s to be expected. What surprised Herbst, the town’s incumbent first selectman, and dozens of the party faithful was the appearance of former Bridgeport Mayor John Fabrizi, a Democrat. …

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