Republicans and Democrats split Milford races: Maroney wins state Senate

Republicans and Democrats split the local races in Milford, with Democrats winning the state Senate race and the 118th District race, and Republicans taking the 117th and the 119th House districts, according to preliminary, unofficial results. At Republican headquarters Tuesday night, party members watched with bated breath, occasional cheers and sudden gasps as their state Senate candidate, Pam Staneski, battled … read more

117th District: Ferraro — moral compass guides his state initiatives

For state Rep. Charles Ferraro, R-117, there’s a certain symmetry, a set of fixed metrics and guiding principles that dictate his approach to everyday life. A longtime martial arts instructor and business owner in West Haven, Ferraro said last week that his “moral compass” is very consistent with his work, listing “integrity, honesty, patience and compassion” as the guide posts … read more