I’m honored to have served these past four years as your mayor. Though we’ve successfully implemented measures to control spending, balance our budget, enhance public education and protect critical services, there’s much more work to be done.  – Ben Blake

Get To Know Ben

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAAs Mayor, Ben has enacted a series of cost cutting initiatives and streamlined City operations to make Milford government more effective and efficient.  He has implemented comprehensive conservation improvements within City buildings and infrastructure that have yielded significant energy savings for taxpayers.  Most notably, Ben has led Milford through Storm Sandy and Blizzard Nemo, and has received widespread praise and appreciation for his management during two of the worst natural disasters in the City’s history.

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In The News

Plan would put Connecticut on Internet fast track

To hear Milford Mayor Ben Blake tell it, wiring Connecticut for ultra-high-speed Internet access is the modern version of building roads and bridges. "It used to be based on where the trains went through or the highways," he said. "Now the economiread more

350 parking spaces proposed for Milford's downtown

Could the purchase of a 2.2-acre strip transform the city's downtown into a more commuter- and shopper-friendly place? Mayor Benjamin Blake thinks so, which is why he's excited about the expected approval soon by the State Bond Commission of nearlread more