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Maitland City Talk

Reminder: Maitland’s 130th Birthday Celebration

Maitland will celebrate its 130th birthday on Saturday. This family friendly event begins at 6 p.m. at Lake Lily Park.

Chris Jepson: Let’s pursue what works

When did doing nothing become our nation’s motto?

Where are the men and women who Jefferson and Hamilton thought would be America’s leaders? I know they exist.

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Women use high heels to raise funds for those in need

Helping feed the homeless

Hope in Heels is an annual upscale fundraiser where Women of Hope invite over 200 women from Winter Park and Maitland to raise money for an organization that helps people looking to help themselves.

Josh Garrick: Culture for Your Calendar

It’s the best tap-dancing theater in Florida, so it’s no surprise that the Winter Park Playhouse will present “Dames At Sea” as their first production of the 2015-2016 season.

Set in New York City, this quintessential American musical features the hottest tap dancing this side of 42nd Street.

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Florida league smashes Korean All Stars

League takes down Korean team

A four-game series against the best South Korea has to offer made for an All-Star quality international battle on the Florida Collegiate Summer League diamonds last week.

Maitland looks to curb cut-through traffic

Stopping traffic backups

The city of Maitland is making moves to protect one of its core city streets from increased cut-through traffic by proposing a simple request to the Florida Department of Transportation: Don’t do anything.

Community Bulletin

Maitland, Winter Park rank high in Florida business study

Consumer finance website NerdWallet recently released a study that found the best places to start a business in Florida, and both Maitland and Winter Park made the top 20 out of 268 locations.

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Poolside Picnic Party

Enjoy family, fun, and food at the Winter Park Community Center Pool for a Poolside Picnic Party.

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A not-so-clean getaway after Winter Park robbery

Purse snatcher throws bleach

One Orlando resident is behind bars after committing an alleged robbery in Winter Park with an unusual weapon.

Winter Park City Talk

‘Community Talks’ continue

The Vision Winter Park team is continuing to work with the community in setting the stage to guide the vision for the city’s future.

Michael Poole: Sustainable communities

We are in the emerging era of sustainability.

Individuals, businesses, communities, and nations are catching on to the virtues of sustainability.

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Salute Winter Park businesses at Chamber celebration

The biggest and oldest

On July 23, the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce will honor more than 220 businesses that have been a part of Winter Park for over 25 years.

Louis Roney: Mix and match

All the people who run this country, both Democrats and Republicans, say we are broke!

We can’t afford to help our own veterans, seniors, orphans, children, etc. But over the last several years politicians have directed cash aid in billions and billions of dollars abroad.

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Dive in Movie night

Dive into a great movie all while splashing around in the pool! The Winter Park Community Center will be hosting a Dive in Movie night featuring “Finding Nemo” on Saturday, July 17.

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Maitland works to nail down downtown standards

Setting firm standards

By reconfiguring development standards, the Maitland City Council is working to get what they think they need to have the bustling, walkable city center that’s long been a dream.

Maitland City Talk

City turns 130

Maitland’s 130th Birthday Celebration is in nine days.

Letter to the Editor: ‘Summer BreakSpots’ offer hunger relief for children

School might be out for the summer, but hunger never takes a vacation.

For too many children across Central Florida, what’s supposed to be a time to relax and have fun is often filled with uncertainty about where their next meal will come from.

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FBI nabs former Winter Park businessman for fraud

Former Winter Parker arrested

A former Winter Park businessman has been arrested in Texas for alleged fraud, a crime he became known for in the city of culture and heritage.

Chris Jepson: The grace truth bestows

It is challenging to discuss faith and public policy in America.

I state the obvious when I say that the U.S. Constitution makes no mention of God (not one word) and strictly prohibits the promulgation of “a” religion in/through government.

Nancy Rudner: How climate change impacts your health

How can a slight increase in temperature kill people?

The fragile life balance is thrown off by changing the environment, by altering the delicate balance of air, water and heat. Let’s look at how the warming earth impacts our health.

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