Stemerman: Run state like a business

David Stemerman of Greenwich started his own business in January 2008. Immediately, he faced “the worst financial crisis in 70 years.” Steering his company through that and beyond, he said, gave him the experience needed to get Connecticut through its current fiscal crisis. Stemerman is one of five candidates in the Aug. 14 Republican gubernatorial primary, along with endorsed candidate … read more

Sean Hufcut graduates from basic training

Air Force Airman Sean R. Hufcut graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio. Hufcut is the son of Carmen and Paul Hufcut and brother of Brant Hufcut of Milford. He is a 2016 graduate of Fairchild Wheeler Multi-Magnet High School, Bridgeport. Hufcut completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, … read more

Charles Island treasure is inspiration for new children’s book

The legend of Captain Kidd’s treasure is the focal point of a new middle grade children’s book, Pirate Island, by Milford-born writer Katie L. Carroll. For centuries, Milford’s Charles Island has been the speculative site of the infamous Captain William Kidd’s buried treasure. Living at times in New York and Boston, the Scottish-born Captain Kidd was hanged in London in … read more