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The Roast of the Mayor

By Joyce Ervin Mayor-elect, Dominic Hamden, acted as emcee at a roast for outgoing Milan Mayor Michael Armitage recently, given as a fundraiser for the grass roots non-profit, Moving Milan Forward. Armitage was a good sport and even elaborated on some of the stories the roasters told.  Former mayor, Kim Muckler, who vied for the […]

Highlights from December City Council

By Martha Churchill City Council approved a Planning Commission recommendation to rezone a vacant lot from industrial to single-family residential. The property is on the north side of Pennsylvania. The Council accepted a resolution from the Elected Officers Compensation Commission to raise the pay for City Council 1%. Council pay hasn’t been raised in well […]

MAFD annual Fill the Boot

MAFD annual  Fill the Boot

By Joyce Ervin The Milan Area Fire Department held their annual “Fill the Boot” effort with firefighters standing in intersections throughout the city collecting cash donations from those traveling the roadways for Aid in Milan. Spearheaded again by Capt. Frederick Evans the event was a success collecting $4,148.34 including a $2.00 lottery ticket given from […]

TALK:Text and Learn Kindergarten program

Jennifer Perryman Milan Public Library is partnering with Ypsilanti District Library to introduce TALK: Text and Learn for Kindergarten. TALK is a new text messaging service which will send texts to parents of children under the age of five providing easy, age-appropriate activities to do with their children at home to build early literacy skills […]


By Gwen Hodges If you could accomplish all your financial goals just by putting your paycheck into the bank every couple of weeks, you wouldn’t need the services of a financial advisor. But life isn’t that simple – and so, at some point, you may realize you need some professional assistance. But when? Actually, you […]