In this week's Herald

Here are some of the stories and features in this week’s Herald, out today:

• Building committee presents $1.4 million plan for new animal shelter.

• Shelton Schools start Sept. 4. Find out what’s new this year.

• Zinnia garden is a big boost to Shelton beautification.

• Find out how to enter the “Name that Dog” contest.

• New automatic recycling starts after Labor Day.

• ‘Doc’ Gunther remembered by those who knew him and benefited from his years of work.

• Police win American Legion award.

• New stamp has a local connection.

• An author and teacher is visiting Written Words.

• In Sports: Rapids compete in CSI Open Water Championship, Kaulbach Memorial Tournament teeing off and more.

• Train ads cause furor, charges of anti-Islam Bigotry.

• Drive helps students in need prepare for the first day of school.

• MOMS Club of Huntington donates books.

• See what’s happening this week by checking Spotlight, Library News and Rec. Notes.

• See Section B for regional arts, auto, classifieds and our special Kids World section.