About Us

The Monroe Courier is a weekly newspaper, established in 1962 to provide the residents of Monroe, Conn. with relevant news, opinions and advertisements.

Today, The Courier is a hyper-local publication, covering the town’s government, schools, nonprofits, businesses and locally-based organizations.

Fueled by a passion to serve the Monroe community, the paper additionally highlights residents’ accomplishments and ambitions through human interest stories covering a wide array of personalities and topics.

A modern-day media source, The Monroe Courier also runs a website, updated daily as town news breaks. In addition, the paper engages with community members via social media sites such as Twitter, Facebook and Google+.

Theodore Roosevelt once said, “Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.”

The Monroe Courier is proud to continue offering first-rate journalism through the hard work its readers deserve.

The Courier is part of HAN Network, a community news and multimedia firm, which includes local papers, daily websites, specialty publications, and events in more than 20 communities in southwestern Connecticut, Lewisboro, N.Y., and Vermont. This gives our readers easy access to regional news and events as well as exposure to advertisers from across the region. The firm also owns Trumbull Printing in Trumbull, CT.

The Monroe Courier newsroom is at 1000 Bridgeport Avenue, Shelton, CT 06484. It can be reached at 203-926-2080.

Donald-Eng_avatarDonald Eng, Editor
Donald Eng is the Editor of the Valley Gazette. He has been working in community newspapers since 1995 and was previously editor of the Hersam Acorn newspapers the Trumbull Times, Easton Courier, Hamden Journal, Amity Observer and the Stratford Star. Before that he was a staff writer for the Huntington Herald and the Bridgeport News. Use the form below to contact the Donald.


Mike Suppe, Sports Editor
Michael Suppe became an editor at Hersam Acorn in 2006. He covers sports in the towns of Ansonia, Derby, Fairfield, Milford, Monroe, Seymour, Shelton, Stratford and Trumbull. He has a bachelor’s degree in journalism and political science from the University of Connecticut.
Use the form below to contact Mike.

Using the dropdown menu, select the Monroe Courier staff member or department you would like to contact. Please allow up to 48 hours for a response. If you would like to submit a news, event, letter or sports announcement, please click here.

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