Council hears economic development update

Government, Headlines

Sara Pletcher, Economic Development & Community Engagement Administrator with the City of Milford, provided City Council with her first update on economic development in the city since her department was formed. Pletcher took over the role in May. “I am sure economic development has been happening for some time, but with this new department, the city is able to expand …

Governor Carney visits Milford to celebrate DEWins!

Business, Headlines

Governor Carney and Eric Williams, owner of Mispillion Brewing as they celebrate the DEWins! program Governor John Carney visited the Milford area on Fri., June 25 to speak to business owners who participated in the DEWins! program. The program is designed to encourage people to get the COVID-19 vaccination in an effort to win prizes or receive incentives from a …

City of Milford hires Pletcher as new public information officer

Government & Politics

The City of Milford recently hired 2004 Milford High School graduate, Sara Pletcher, for the newly created Economic Development & Community Engagement Administrator position.  In this role, Pletcher is responsible for planning, directing, and administering comprehensive economic development and business assistance programs for the City. She will also work closely with the business community/civic organizations and serves as the City’s …

CCGM focused on getting businesses back to 100 percent after pandemic

Business, Milford Headline Story

The Chamber of Commerce of Greater Milford is focused on getting businesses in Milford back up to 100 percent occupancy as quickly as possible as health officials work to get a handle on the COVID-19 pandemic. Although she did not have specific statistics about the impact the pandemic has had on Milford area businesses, Jo Schmeiser, Executive Director, stated that …