I’m honored to have served these past five 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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Fitch upgrades city’s bond rating to AAA

Fitch upgrades city’s bond rating to AAA

The nation’s premier rating agency, Fitch, upgraded Milford’s bond rating to ‘AAA,’ the highest possible credit grade a city can receive, Mayor Ben Blake said in a press release issued Friday. This is higher than the 2015 rating, in which Fitch ratedread more
New and Improved Ambulance Service in Milford: Mayor's Office

New and Improved Ambulance Service in Milford: Mayor's Office

The City of Milford, in conjunction with its Fire Department, is proud to announce a new partnership with Nelson Ambulance Service, which will be assisting the City with the transportation of patients to area hospitals, both the mayor's office and thread more