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

Mayor Ben Blake and FamilyAs 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

State of City: It’s a winning ball game in Milford

State of City: It’s a winning ball game in Milford

By Jill Dion on July 28, 2017 - Milford Mirror Mayor Ben Blake’s State of the City Address Thursday was peppered with references to the Foran High School baseball team’s 2017 Class L state championship win, and there were plenty of baseball analogread more
'We've Accomplished A Lot Together': Mayor Ben Blake

'We've Accomplished A Lot Together': Mayor Ben Blake

By Brian McCready (Milford Patch) - May 24, 2017 Democratic Mayor Ben Blake says much has been accomplished over the past several years but there is still more work that needs to be accomplished, which is why he's decided to run for reelectionread more