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Despite it being cold and gray, there’s a lot going on to keep us engaged in February.  Super Bowl, Ground Hog Day, Valentine’s Day, and Mardi Gras to name a few occasions where we will gather and celebrate one thing or another.  And, we’re trying something new this year as a community to put some […]

Highlights from the January City Council

By Milan Eagle Media Received the appointments by Mayor Michael Armitage to the various boards and commissions, such as the Parks and Rec Commission, Planning Commission, and so forth. His proposed appointments were approved without objection. Robert Grostick, head of the building department, reported that a new developer intends to continue on with the building […]

red ribbon cut at Edward Jones new location

red ribbon cut at  Edward Jones new location

By Joyce Ervin Gathering at a new office location for Gwen Hodges, Edward Jones financial advisor, was an enthusiastic group of board members, city officials and friends when the Milan Area Chamber of Commerce hosted a Red-Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on January 21. Hodges has been serving the community since 2002 offering financial advice and services […]

Straight talk: ‘Race, Reason for Racism’

Editorial by Dr. Ed Enriquez I start today a series of editorials about one of the things that many are afraid to talk about, but it is consuming the fiber of America, dividing people into compartments and creating resentment among the citizens of our country. My hope is that by telling you my perspective about this […]

Milan to join housing program

Press release Wayne Workman, interim executive director of the Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) announced today 12 Michigan communities, including Milan, have been selected to take part in the Michigan Main Street Associate Level program. “Michigan’s economy cannot thrive without vibrant downtowns,” Workman said. “This program creates opportunities for redevelopment, placemaking and economic growth […]