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Christmas fare for Milan City Hall

Christmas fare for Milan City Hall

By Joyce Ervin The Milan Beautification Commission gathered downtown on Sunday to usher in the Christmas season decorating the barrels that line Main Street and other municipal areas. The commission is responsible for the seasonal changes and decorating the barrels is part of their Sponsor-A-Barrel project. President Barbara Gardinier said the commission, due to poor […]

Deacon Flanagan serves the incarcerated

Deacon Flanagan serves the incarcerated

By Joyce Ervin Milan Immaculate Conception Parish is home to Deacon Jack Flanagan, who spends most of his week ministering through the diocese of Lansing’s Restorative Justice Ministry. This ministry is dedicated to serving those in the diocese that are incarcerated or on parole. He serves at the Milan Federal Prison and holds classes for […]

Highlights from the November Council

• Milan City Council saves money on interest rates with new bond. • During the month of November, the Milan City Council voted to save money on the wastewater bonds.  The City is issuing 2014 Capital Improvement Sewer Refunding Bonds. The new bonds will save the City about $60,000 a year due to lower interest […]

DECEMBER THOUGHTS FROM THE CHIEF

An important new tool available to Milan residents and businesses that was just implemented is Smart911.  Smart911 is a free service to citizens where they can create a personal profile account on-line. Once a personal profile account is created, anytime a 911 call is made from the telephone number associated with that account, all of […]

Milan Special Events

SANTA TIME! The Milan Area Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the Annual Christmas Parade on Saturday, December 6. Previously, the Milan Beautification Commission has offered ‘Pictures with Santa’ after the Milan Area Chamber of Commerce Parade.  Due to a confusing change of venue and poor attendance for picture taking last year with the extreme weather, […]