My MyFM's Rick Michaels - The State Department of Public Utilities officially announcing the postponement of a public hearing on the Milford Water Company's petition for a general rate increase. The D-P-U sending out the notice on Friday suspending the effective date of the proposed rate hike until May of next year. The hearing was scheduled for September 5th at Milford Town Hall regarding the water company's petition for a rate increase of close to 30-percent. The D-P-U will issue a notice to re-schedule the public hearing and establish additional deadlines to submit comments or petitions to intervene. The Town of Milford is still reviewing the possibility of purchasing the Milford Water Company.