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Holiday decorations donated to Milan

By Joyce Ervin  Community members, organizations and the city joined forces to continue decorating the streets of Milan for this year’s winter season.   Mayor Michael Armitage gave the following rundown, saying, an additional 9,600 lights were purchased and strung in the trees on Main Street near Gay Street and along the Dexter corridor. Twelve wreaths […]

Milan City Council Highlights from July

The City of Milan is purchasing 15 parking spaces downtown. The parcel is located on Tolan Street behind Tae Kwon Do, just north of the alley which the city currently owns. The city will pay $25,000 for the parcel, using its capital improvement fund in the city budget. The seller is Cynthia Freimark of Milan. […]

Wabash murals adds style to restaurant

By Joyce Ervin The Breakfast Club consists of members of the grass-roots community group, Moving Milan Forward, that meet at Brooklyn’s Side Track restaurant each morning supporting local business, while enjoying good food and discussing a little organizational business. On an early June morning, Gary Bourdeau, Ann Gee, president Tom Dupuis and Gary Brink enjoyed […]

Artist replicates Webb Blackmer sign

Artist replicates Webb Blackmer sign

By the Milan Eagle with special thanks to Isabelle Schultz This Webb Blackmer sign originally appeared on the Wabash Street wall of the Blackmer Building (corner of E. Main and Wabash) from approximately 1910 to 1930.  The last week of March it was replicated by artist Mark Serra, who also painted the Moore and Minto […]

American Legion Auxiliary hosts luncheon for vets

By Joyce Ervin Milan veterans were treated to a hot catered meal by Cone Road Deli and Catering and entertainment on Veteran’s Day at the Milan American Legion Earl Gladfelter post 268.  Post commander, Anthony Pegouskie said he was happy to have another great turnout.  Further he said, “Thanks to the kids for coming.” Referring to Paddock […]

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