No bids offered for Milford firehouse on Melba Street

A Milford firehouse is still up for sale today after a no-bid auction. Mayor Ben Blake said he believes the Melba Street firehouse’s price point,

Based on zoning, the mayor says the building

Based on zoning, the mayor says the building can be used for a business, home, or both. (Credit: News 12 )

MILFORD - A Milford firehouse is still up for sale today after a no-bid auction.

Mayor Ben Blake said he believes the Melba Street firehouse’s price point, which started at $500,000, was too high for bidders.  However, he wants buyers to know there is a lot of potential for the property.

"Have a little shop at the bottom, maybe a flower shop or chocolate factory or something, and then grab some apartments on top, to live and work, all in the same unit. I think that would be a neat idea," he says. "The possibilities and the opportunities are endless."

Based on zoning, the mayor says the building can be used for a business, home, or both.   

Milford officials say they plan to hold another auction event in June.

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