In this week's Herald

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

• What’s happening in downtown? See what’s next for Canal Street development.

• Misguided searches mire Smolinski case

• Students go digging for history.

• New pavilion is site of community Oktoberfest in September.

• A sweet shop moves downtown.

• Honor roll from Shelton Intermediate School.

• Photos of cheer and pom pon champs.

• AMVETS support Warrior Run

• Veterans are also wanted for Hall of Fame

• Center Stage Theatre seeks volunteer help.

• Police and fire news

• In Sports: Besescheck umpiring at World Series, Brakettes national crown and more.

• Ever hear of the Battle of Newtown? There is a display about it at the Plumb Memorial Library.

• See our pet of the week, Nina.

• See Spotlight, Library news and Rec Notes for things to do.