As you probably know, we at Milford Patch love to use social media to complement our work and activity on this page. We have vibrant Twitter and Facebook pages; they're two tools that help us interact with and engage you, our readers.
Social Media Saturday is a weekly feature where Milford Patch will highlight some of what people shared on Facebook and other media in the past week.
We'll also point you to some new and interesting pages you may not have known about before.
Highlights of the Week
Milford Patch has 1,417 fans on Facebook. We also have 362 followers on Twitter. If you're a Milford resident with a Twitter account, look us up; we're @MilfordMAPatch.
Here are some highlights of what took place this week:
- Carroll Street residents complained about an on property owned by the town. One reader suggested it wouldn’t be difficult to clean up: “Put people to work that have unpaid fines... Have them do some community service to help pay them off.”
- Spreading news quickly is one of the truly great uses of social media. This week, there was a at , due to possible salmonella contamination, and readers got the word out, sharing our story with their Facebook friends. Check your packages, everyone!
- Milford Selectmen , a used car business on Route 140, prompting a wave of comments from readers. Many readers said they weren't surprised. On the other hand, another reader defended the business: “I bought a car from GV AUTO SALES never had any problem… they are good people.”
Social Media Page of the Week
We'd like to give some recognition this week to the Facebook page of . The local bowling and entertainment center expanded to Huntsville, AL this week. The facebook page keeps their 1,384 friends updated on upcoming events and promotions. Be sure to check out the page for a picture of the new location. Good luck, guys!
Your Town on Facebook
For more Facebook pages Milford residents might find interesting, check out our list of "liked" pages on Milford Patch Facebook. And don’t forget to follow us at www.facebook.com/MilfordPatch.