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

As 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

Milford Secures Affordable Housing Moratorium

Milford Secures Affordable Housing Moratorium

By Brian McCready on August 2019 via Milford Patch After long last and a lot of hard work by multiple people, the city of Milford has secured a four-year moratorium on affordable housing developments beginning Tuesday, Aug. 20, Mayor Ben Blake annread more
New Initiatives Unveiled In Milford Mayor's State Of The City

New Initiatives Unveiled In Milford Mayor's State Of The City

By Brian McCready on August 1, 2019 via Milford Patch Milford Mayor Ben Blake delivered his state-of-the-city address for 2019 on Thursday afternoon. Here's everything he had to say. Continue readingread more